Clarty
Clarty New Reader
4/1/11 6:21 p.m.

Here's a weird one: Does anyone know if a Ford 5.0 (or 4.6 or similar) engine would fit in a Peugeot 505? A friend of mine has an E36 M3-y 505 wagon rotting away on his dad's farm, and I just got curious. I figured if the swap's been done, it would be by a GRMer. It would be pretty cool if it could be done.

Thanks.

btp76
btp76 Reader
4/1/11 6:24 p.m.

4.6 is a huge small motor. I think a 302 will fit anywhere if you want it bad enough.

EvanB
EvanB SuperDork
4/1/11 6:39 p.m.

I believe there is someone in the process of doing it on the 505turbo forums, don't think there is a build thread though.

oldtin
oldtin Dork
4/1/11 7:08 p.m.

Sawzall and welder says the answer is absolutely yes it will fit. Experience with swaps says the 5.0 is easier.

Junkyard_Dog
Junkyard_Dog Dork
4/1/11 7:30 p.m.

LS1

BTW I'm selling a 5.3 iron-block LS motor for cheeep right now

nderwater
nderwater HalfDork
4/1/11 9:58 p.m.

I learned to drive on a 505. There's a part of me that really, really wants to see this done.

Travis_K
Travis_K Dork
4/2/11 12:03 a.m.

How about a turbocharged PRV V6? Don't some people make pretty impressive power with those?

TR8owner
TR8owner Reader
4/2/11 12:35 a.m.

In reply to Clarty:

That's beyond wierd.

Have a look at the Rover/Buick/Olds V8 varients's. they're small, compact and being all aluminium about half the weight of a 5.0 iron block. If they can fit one into an MGB then they should fit into almost anything.

m4ff3w
m4ff3w SuperDork
4/2/11 4:19 a.m.
Travis_K wrote: How about a turbocharged PRV V6? Don't some people make pretty impressive power with those?

John Lane, in a Volvo.

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