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I have a 1991 bronc and a wrecked superduty of my freinds and i was thinking of putting his 03 7.3L powerstroke in my bronc... now i know im gonna have to do some mods to get it to fit but the more i look at it im not to sure it will fit. Dose anyone know if this is possable? And if it is possable what should i do about my suspension cuz that engine is not light im afraid the front will sag really bad. Thanks
 

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If you do a search, you'll see that there have been a million dreamers to date on this very topic.

No one has yet completed it that I know of though, as it is a bigger job and less practical than most realize.

But maybe YOU are the one. :toothless
 

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Probably be easier to swap the Bronco body onto the SD frame and adjust the wheel base accordingly.
 

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suspension you should do at least f250 leafs on a solid axel to support the motor...

do it...you would be the first...good luck however..it will be hard...best to drop the bronco body on the SD frame

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Yeah, consensus pretty much agrees that shortening the SD frame, and putting the bronco body on it would be 100x easier then playing with the bronco frame.

Search diesel swap and you'll find a lot of info on it, and how much easier the body swap would be.
 

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^^ hat he said....the PSD engine is so dang heavy your practically lift the rear tires off the ground (not that bad im sure but its damned heavy)
 

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I guess since they had 7.3s in 97ish 3/4 and 1 ton f series it must fit fine just need doner parts from a 92-98 body f series with a 7.3, or a welder.
This would be awesome, I hope you do it. I just saw an early 70's f-250 in a mag with one of these transplanted and it was really cool. You certainly need a stiffer suspension though.
 

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i know it is possible, someone has put a 6.3? I think that's what it was. The first year Ford's came out with a diesel engine. He put it in a 87 bko. You can go to www.thedieselstop.com And use the search tool there. My bro is part of that forum and he showed it to me. Was pretty sweet that I seen someone actually have it done. He has pics of his install and some video's of it as well. So if you guys ever have some time, go ahead and check it out there. Or check out oilburners.net Either of those you should be able to find him. Hope this helps any!
 

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I just saw an early 70's f-250 in a mag with one of these transplanted and it was really cool.
Saw that '72 too, I like the fact its a z-cab too

I've also seen a 5.9 I-6 in a '79 Crew cab 4x4.

So it is doable.
 

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leveling springs and timbrens
 

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Yah, from what I heard, the guy on oilburners.net or w/e it was, he had to change the front clip so it wouldn't sag the front down that much. I don't know alot about this topic, other than what I've read.
 
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