PI intake swap

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by Leo 5.0, Mar 13, 2014.

  1. Leo 5.0

    Leo 5.0 Active Member

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    I was playing around and stumbled onto this. It's long, and it's not a mustang. But still found it very informative for myself possibly anyone wanting to at least do the intake swap.
    And he's a bit boring...but all in all, a video how to. Granted a few things won't really apply, but the big things are hit.
    Just figured I'd share.
    [video=youtube;Q3aTGbuCMQg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3aTGbuCMQg[/video]
     
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    If only I could find one for the heads, at least the timing part.
    That's what I'm worried about.
     
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    Heck...I can walk you through the timing! Its really a straight forward process as well.
     
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    I'm sourcing all the hardware now. I bought some 03 heads with the cams.
    Just looking at intake to head gasket.
    Trick flow has a set.
    But a lot of things I look at have a set of what looks like two identical.
     
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    Call summit and get the actual Ford head gasket swap kit. Comes with head bolts, gaskets, manifold gaskets, and its backed by ford
     
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    ^ i got the head swap kit back when i was looking at doing this. even comes with an extra dipstick tube ;)
     
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    Oh, no I already ordered the headchange kit from LRS.
    It didn't have the intake manifold gaskets. And everywhere I look it just seems to be one gasket.
    But I'll look at summit!

    Do I have to buy a new dipstick?
    I don't remember if that's a thing I need.

    So far I have:
    Trusty Haynes manual.
    PI intake(tapped)
    PI heater tube
    03 PI heads/cams 71k

    Ordered
    PI alt bracket
    PI nipple for tube
    Ford Racing Headchange kit(exhaust gaskets, headbolts, rubber sleeves, Head gaskets)
    New stock thermostat and O ring
    New water pump O ring
    New NPI timing cover gaskets(front main seal included)
    New injector O rings

    All I am short are the PI intake gaskets right?
    I'd have to look, but I am using PI gaskets for the full swap right? That and some sealant?

    I'm a bit nervous I've never dug this deep into a modular before.
     
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    Summit should have everything you need to do your swap, I have no issues doing my swap using them. Is you heads 2v or 3v? Only reason I'm asking the 4.6 2v is the 289 Cid. I'm doing a 5.4 2v head swap with trick flow stage 2 cams.
     
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    Its a good thing to have one when doing a head swap. They break easy and could really slow you down if you can't find one in the middle of your swap.

    I went with the Lokar for 4.6's.
     
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    oh that explains it. I searched 281