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I recently learned that the rear-sump oil pan I have from a 1990-ish motorhome 460 may not work in my '75 F150.

I was reading that rear sump pans were for 4x4 models and the 2WD models had a front sump pan.

Will the rear sump pan work without hitting the steering linkages?

Edited to add: Mine is a 2WD.

Also are the pumps interchangeable as long as the pick up tube is correct?

Any info is appreciated!
 

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rear sump pan 'should' fit a 75 2WD frame, steering linkage may be the issue but it is down low.
 

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I had a 1974 2wd and the rear sump foxbody pan fit just fine. I don't recall them being front sump pans. I'm pretty sure that "Twin I-Beam" front suspension gets in the way of a front sump pan. But I know for sure the rear sump foxbody pan fit just fine. Plenty of room for that.
 

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2wd 460 powered 70's pick ups utilized a front sump truck specific pan with the drain toward the rear.
Longer sump for an additional quart of capacity.

We keep several nice front sump pans just in case someone insists on one.
They are NOT serviced in the aftermarket to my knowledge.

We default to the rear sump truck pan for ALL truck applications.









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Here is a pick of a 72 2wd frame that is very similar to a 75. The front sump pan sits above the engine cross member and I-beams.
 

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Thank y'all for all of the replies.

Yes the pan I had to remove (cut out) from the truck was a front sump that sat right above the engine crossmember shown in the post above^.

It sounds like the rear sump pan I have may indeed work. It is not a foxbody pan, but from a motorhome, I'm not sure what differences, if any, there are between them.
 

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Thank y'all for all of the replies.

Yes the pan I had to remove (cut out) from the truck was a front sump that sat right above the engine crossmember shown in the post above^.

It sounds like the rear sump pan I have may indeed work. It is not a foxbody pan, but from a motorhome, I'm not sure what differences, if any, there are between them.
Depends on the type of chassis. Class A possible. Class C van with the centered sump likely no.

There are 3 differing sump positions between truck, van and F53 depending on year.

If push comes to shove you can get the A460 oil pan kit from summit racing.
Though sold as a fox swap pan it is just a late model EFI med duty truck pan.






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Depends on the type of chassis. Class A possible. Class C van with the centered sump likely no.

There are 3 differing sump positions between truck, van and F53 depending on year.

If push comes to shove you can get the A460 oil pan kit from summit racing.
Though sold as a fox swap pan it is just a late model EFI med duty truck pan.






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It was a Class A. I'd rather not have to buy another pan, but will if I have to obviously lol. Is there any way to tell for certain if it'll fit?

Ugh this blows. I was trying to get this engine in before Thanksgiving.
 

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I'd be concerned about the dent. Does it interfere with pickup?

This is a rear sump van pan with a bit of a dent so it became a shelf and I used a late model pickup pan instead.
 

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I recently did a 78 2WD. We went to an aftermarket rear sump because there was no option to fit a good size front sump. This was a 393 stroker. The rear sump fitted actually I thought better. There was tons of clearance above the steering linkages
 
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