Engine swapped

Farmall Super A, AV, 100, 130, & 140 1939 - 1973
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Engine swapped

Postby VAfarmallguy87 » Wed Jul 20, 2022 11:14 am

I had a crazy idea at work today. In the midst of fabricating some things I thought about swapping out the stuck engine in my 2nd 48 super a to a thermo king Isuzu diesel engine I have. Then I started to wonder if anyone has ever swapped a v6 or v8 into a super a- 140? If anyone has any info please share. This might be a rabbit hole I shouldn't have even looked into lol.
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Re: Engine swapped

Postby inairam » Wed Jul 20, 2022 11:29 am

It was done on a cub it would be the same idea https://youtu.be/1jgB29lwMug
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Re: Engine swapped

Postby BullDAWG » Tue Aug 09, 2022 4:59 pm

I've seen cubs with v twin Harley and Briggs n Stratton engines and a B with a V-8. But the best mid was an A or B made to look like a rat-rod ole model T.
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