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  1. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Good afternoon, I recently bought a 2007 mustang gt with about 103k miles. Didn’t bother getting a carfax at the time because it was a really cheap car but later on found someone on eBay doing them for 10 dollars so figured why not lol. Well I noticed it says “short block replaced” on the...
  2. 4.6L Talk
    i have a 2000 GT that just had the engine blow and iv been looking for a replacment for a while and i was looking for a junk motor but i decided to just suck it up and get a remanufactured 4.6L. Fraser Engines seems the most promising at the moment at they have a bunch of goodcreviews but a few...
  3. 4.6L Tech
    Im currently saving for a new edge GT, but Im sort of on a tight budget and want to eventually do an engine swap on it that can handle at least 400hp and MAX 500hp. What would be the BEST engine swap for saving money while being able to do 400+hp in the future.
  4. 4.6L Tech
    Greetings everybody. Im new here and my mechanical experience is not very extensive. I have a nice 2000 gt that I love and it needs an engine swap. I feel like I know my car well enough though to work on it myself. I was close to selling it but I couldn't let a car like this slip out of my grasp...
  5. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Hello everyone. This is my 2007 4.0 V6 Mustang 8 months into its build and I felt like sharing my progress. I hope to have the car running in about a month at 500 RWHP. As of now the only parts missing are an 8-rib pulley set, mounting brackets, welded fittings on tanks and inter-cooler for...
  6. 4.6L Tech
    I hope I am posting this in the correct area. I have had this account for a long time but I have only used it a few times so I am not experienced with it. I searched for a while on the different engine swap forums and I couldn't find the exact thing I was looking for so I apologize in advance if...
  7. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Last week I had some major engine issues. I dropped a valve into the cylinder and tore up my cylinder head and the block as well. Found a cheap low milage doner car on craigslist and I will be doing a swap soon. I have a 2005 Mustang 4.6 (5 speed) and will be swapping it to a 2006 Mustang 4.6 (5...
  8. Classic Tech
    I have a 68 stang with an 83 302 on it. I want to change it over to a 351 Windsor. What all would I have to change to make this work. (headers, axles, transmission, etc. ) I have a C4 transmission in it https://m.summitracing.com/parts/hpe-hp11c That is a link to the engine I want!
  9. V6 Tech
    can I use a 2001 ford windstar 3.8l engine to replace my 1994 3.8l engine? will it bolt up to my existing transmission? I have a complete running 2001 windstar with a bad transmission, as a donor vehicle... Please advise
  10. 5.0L Talk
    Hey guys, just discovered this forum today and it seems very friendly so I figured I'd ask some much more experienced gear heads for advice. I live in an area where fox body mustangs are hard to find and when you do find them they're high priced for really rough condition. So buying a GT fox...
  11. 4.6L Tech
    Well my '96 was the first time really delving in to the 4.6L Mustangs. Stupid me didn't do the most thorough of researching when picking one out, wish I would've gone '99-04. So I'd like to push the power up on my car. Preferably a more powerful engine.. Trying to decide here what would be...
  12. Classic Tech
    Hey, I've had my '67 for a few months now and the motor in it is giving me nothing but problems. Right now it has a 200 inline 6 engine with a one barrel carb. I want to replace this engine with a V8 engine so it has a little more power. I have heard that a good one to put in is a Ford 302 but I...
  13. 5.0L Tech
    Hey all and thank you all in advance for any help, much appreciated. Quick run down is I took the engine 5.0 302 efi out of my 92 Mustang and put it into a 83 Capri 5.0 carbureted, I'm using the same distributor from 83 Capri with 92 block, because the plugs are different and i need the vaccum...
  14. Introductions
    Hello fellow Mustangers, I have always had a love for Mustangs and my most recent find is a 2002 Mustang GT. Unfortunatley, The engine is shot and I am going to swap it out with another 4.6. I found a great deal on a 97 GT that I could not pass up. I know that its not a PI but with all of my...
  15. 5.0L Talk
    Ok guys I'm only 17 years old and was wondering should I buy a decent fox body for 8500 or should I buy a roller and buy a transmission a coyote engine different suspension new paint job and interior is it worth it I only have 10000$ to waist I would really like to know if their is any bad sides...
  16. 4.6L Tech
    I have 2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L all stock from the factory except for the clutch i got stage 3 racing clutch on it, I have changed oil recently and the mechanics over flooded my engine so basically my engine is gone, my question is if i place an engine for Mustang GT for 2002 or 2004, would fit...
  17. Classic Tech
    Hi i have an old 260 v8 engine from an old firebird that was rebuilt. I recently sold the firebird and they didin't want the engine so i kept it. A couple months later i bought an 1966 mustang with an inline 6 engine, sadly the engine would not turn and it was probably due for it sitting out for...
  18. 4.6L Tech
    Hey, been up to my eye balls in this swap. I have a completely hand built 4 valve motor that I just had dropped into my 2002 mustang GT. Though how do you wire this type of engine to the GT computer? I've heard that I can splice into my existing wiring harness, but I've also heard that I can re...
  19. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Wanting to upgrade to a boss 302 block. What heads, pistons, crank, cams, and turbochargers should I go with?
  20. 5.0L Tech
    I have an aode in my 94 6 cyl mustang have the engine pulled swapping in a 302. Before i try to mate the 302 and v6 adoe together in the car i want to know if they will bolt together and work properly.
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