Engine :A 1978 Lincoln 460 was the transplant for the 351 M!
Transmission :no info
1979 Explorer built in the no longer existing St. Paul Minnesota Ford plant!
Was an ebay find that just by chance was only 2 hours from my house!
Modifications that previous owner did was
camper special springs and a lift kit with 32" tires,
1990's high backed bench seat, aftermarket am/fm cd radio
fastback, visor and cab lights
1978 Lincoln 460 was the upgrade for the original 351M