1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/Supercharged LS swap

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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby Snot Rocket » Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:55 pm

Now that it runs :woohoo: it's time to get some power to the rear tires. I'm swapping out the rear diff with an 8.8 from an explorer. Got the truck turned around in the garage and ripped the old stuff out. Haven't broken or rounded off a single bolt to this point. I had more trouble getting the brakes apart on my 2011 f150 last week.

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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby Snot Rocket » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:00 pm

Between yard work and rain I haven't found the time to go pick the diff from the wrecker. Turned my to the interior. Ripped the old wore out runner mat out and was happy to see the floors are in good shape. Surface rust only. Put down a fresh eBay carpet.

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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby Snot Rocket » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:08 pm

Seat was up next. Took off the seat cover that smelled like something between wet dog and hot garbage. I knew it was bad but it was even worse than I thought.


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Didn't take anymore pictures until it was pretty much done. I just get in the zone and power through things. I added shoulder belts to make it a little safer. Then I rebuilt and recovered the seat. I had never done one before but it wasn't too bad. Got the whole interior pretty much done in about 4 hrs. I decided on the velour inserts to make it a little more comfortable on hot days. Here's a pic before I cleaned up. I also order a shifter boot. Hopefully I can find a replacement steering wheel as I really like the stock look of the truck.

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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby Manny » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:19 pm

Dang your moving fast on that thing. My only question is can you get a custom intake cover versus the vortec one.. Just saying :lol:
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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby Manny » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:21 pm

Man you are moving fast. My only question is can you change that vortec engine cover to a custom one.... Just saying :lol: Amazed at how fast your rolling on this one.
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1994 F350 7.3 5spd dually.
woods wrote: The rust holes in my truck were a factory install (very rare).

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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby Snot Rocket » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:27 pm

Once I add the turbo I'm going to put the ecoboost badges off of my 2011 F150 on the engine cover. That should confuse a few people.

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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby Snot Rocket » Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:24 am

It's alive! No leaks either. Steering and brakes feel awesome! Going to drive it for N/A for a while and work out any bugs before adding the turbo.

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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby DuckRyder » Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:14 pm

That is looking good... :clap:
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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby Snot Rocket » Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:53 pm

Sounds good too... https://youtu.be/WOoBmhHesHg


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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby 1guydude » Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:51 pm

Good work snot rocket! Keep it up!
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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby Wilfred of Ivanhoe » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:08 pm

Great job. Looks really nice!
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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby XABN82 » Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:58 pm

Looks good sounds good. Is that a Full Size Jeep truck J10/20 rear bumper?

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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby Snot Rocket » Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:17 pm

Don't know where the bumper came from. But some dummy booger welded the mounts to the frame.

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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby 67 bump » Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:07 pm

Love the truck, what did you use for a radiator?

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Re: 1971 F100 Crown Vic swap w/ Turbo LS

Postby Snot Rocket » Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:30 am

Be cool for LS swap. I think I bought it from summit.


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