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  1. Need crate engine for 68 mustang

    Classic Tech
    I recently got the news that the 289 in my 68 coupe is dead and i need a new engine. I am thinking of going the route of a crate engine. In my old one i had a comp cam, performer intake, gt40p heads and a few other things so i am not looking at going back to a stock crate. I am looking to...
  2. engine swap

    2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    I currently own a 2012 gt, bought it as a certified pre-owned with 24000. I don't drive it in the winter, it currenly has 37000mi on it. This summer the engine started knocking and so i took it to ford, they said i need an new motor... will a z363 fit my car with out any serious issues? and/or...
  3. 1988 Mustang GT engine swap crate motor question

    5.0L Tech
    I was noticing all the crate motors are carb and I do not want to switch to carb I want to keep efi. Should I just get one and switch it over to efi or go a different route?
  4. N/A numbers for crate and other drop-in engines?

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    There are a decent amount of replacement 4.6L engines for our cars, and most of them are designed for FI and racing and are made out of some great stuff. We see in the specs what the engine is capable of (example below) but has anyone tested their power output before putting a supercharger or...
  5. Engine Identification Help Please

    5.0L Tech
    I have a short block that was sold to me as a low mileage Ford crate engine. It is a E7TE block, bored .030 over, with Ford forged pistons in it with valve reliefs. The bottom end appears to have been balanced, with writing and a yellow and orange stripe on the first counterbalance weight. You...
  6. Possibly buying New Foxbody. Have questions. 1987 Gt

    5.0L Talk
    Hey everyone. Haven't posted in a while. Recently sold my old foxbody and am looking at another. Had a couple questions. Specs on new Fox: 1987 Gt. 5 speed. New Crate 306 from jegs. 340hp. Gt40x heads. E cam. Forged pistons. Brand new built rear end. Rebuilt T5 upgraded. All of this...
  7. 1966 Engine Replacement Options

    Classic Tech
    I recently bought a 1966 Mustang 289 C-Code Coupe with factory air and a C4 auto. I was under the impression it only needed a little work until my mechanic recently informed me that the rod bearings on the engine were going out. Because the transmission and engine are the original components and...
  8. 4.6 engine rebuld vs crate

    4.6L Talk
    I recently bought a 2002 mustang and he bought the engine from PROBE racing engines, The 3rd piston is egg shaped, the block is clogged from metal shavings, bearing is bad, and crank has a little ding in it, all on the # 3 spot of the engine, what do you think would be the best way to go about...
  9. To Crate or not to Crate

    5.0L Tech
    Hey Guys, I have a 1995 GT and would like to either rebuild my engine or buy a crate engine from FRPP. The one at FRPP offers around 340hp at the crank. I am leaning towards a rebuild with forged rotating assembly and AFR heads and hoping to make around 400 at the crank. Thanks for your reply.
  10. 302 Build Kits?

    Classic Tech
    I've been searching high and low for a 302 kit. Not a rebuild kit, mind you, but a kit that gives you all the parts needed for the engine and lets you build it yourself. Does anything like that exist? One of my Mustang buddies suggested PAW, but as of September 30th, they only sell Mopar kits :/
  11. Crate engine for a 1966 mustang

    Classic Tech
    My 1966 6 cylinder mustang is almost ready for a new engine. I have upgraded the brakes, suspension, wheels, tires, added posi traction and 8 inch rear. I am looking around for a good engine and found this: M-6007-X302 MUSTANG FORD RACING CRATE ENGINE 306 CUBIC INCH 340HP Has any one used...
  12. crate engine reccomendations

    Classic Tech
    I have a 1966 straight 6 with a 3 speed. I am looking at my options to convert this to a v8, what engine do you recommend. I want to have the cost of the engine at $3k or less. A guy I am using can put in a jasper 351 Windsor for that. It has a warrantee, and the guy mostly works on 60s and...
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