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09-30-2008, 04:01 PM
will a 2.8 carburated intake fit a 2.9 long block. i have a truck that i need to move out of a buddies back yard that needs a motor. i have access to a freshly rebuilt 2.9 with no electronics. my truck is an 84 ranger 4+4 with a 2.8 and a 5 speed. im trying to go cheap to get it running. any sugesstions would help. thxxxxxxxxxx

09-30-2008, 05:24 PM
Nope, the valve port spacing is different and the cams spin in different directions so you can't even swap heads to make it work.

09-30-2008, 08:13 PM
what is invollved in puting a 2.9 in a carburated chassis? engine harness , bell housing mateing , ect ect? thx for the reply

09-30-2008, 09:50 PM
The tranny will work (I actually have a tranny out of a '86 2.9 truck in mine right now) You will need all the wiring, computer and fuel system out of a 2.9 truck.