Originally Posted by kscoyote
a short block is the block and rotating assembly. A long block is the whole shebang.
so to swap out a short block, you need to keep the heads and intake.
the heads on a stock 94-8 won't be able to flow enough, so what you'll need are the heads for the 4.2L, then you need an upper and lower intake manifold from a 99-04 Mustang.
Shoot Pinto a PM.
Last thing you'll need is a programmer .. .
Oil pans will also neet to be swapped, although they don't come with the shortblock anyway.
Nitrous can be tons of fun, it's what I use to up the HP in my car