Who would swap for the new 7.3 V8!

Would you swap out your current s550 engine for the 7.3L


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bluebeastsrt

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I voted yes......I wanna be a cool kid.:like::giggle:
 

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TMeyer alloy Cleveland........save about 75lbs on the nose compared to a Coyote.
 

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Should change the title to "if it fits, which it doesn't, would you swap out your engine for the 7.3?"
 

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Don't get me wrong, I'd buy a Mustang with a larger displacement engine in a heartbeat, but the engine would have to produce more power than what the Mustang currently has. If Ford made a Mustang with a 7.3 making about 700 NA HP I would definitely want one.

TMeyer alloy Cleveland........save about 75lbs on the nose compared to a Coyote.
The Cleveland is a great engine and I'd love to have the TMeyer alloy block for my 408 stroker (+ some CHI heads), but I'll leave that for my '70 Mustang.
 

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Swap? Where's the option for installing the 7.3 BUT not removing the 5.0L?
 

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From a Road & Track article:
"And if you're wondering if it'll fit in a Mustang, Beltramo told us it's actually shorter in height and narrower than a Coyote V-8, but quite a bit longer thanks to much increased bore centers. It's possible then, but good luck doing so without having to cut into the firewall. And even if you could wedge this motor into a Mustang, it wouldn't be very good, because of its heavy cast iron block and low-revving nature. Stick with the Coyote, kids."
Would still be an interesting swap though, I'm sure somebody will be crazy enough to race car a Mustang with one of them.
 

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Most people probably wouldn't swap a 50K S550. But swapping an older cheaper 4.6 or 302 powered mustang probably makes sense
 

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I love that you can vote yes and no.
 

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I don't expect anyone on this forum to be the first to swap a 7.3 liter Ford V8 into a Mustang. I am betting Gas Monkey Garage will be first.
 

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Why is this still being posted. This is a low revving, pushrod truck engine. If you like downgrading your cars, then by all means.
 

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