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  1. V6 Tech
    I have a few questions regarding front and rear suspension. I have a 98, will a k member swap from a GT or Cobra be necessary to swap a V8 in?? I am unsure whether the stock K member will work. Would getting a GT donor and swapping the front suspension be better than sticking with the stock V6...
  2. Classic Tech
    Ok, I have asked questions and some of you have answered them before for me, but i just got my car back again and am about to finish ordering a lot of the stuff I need. 1966 Mustang, 200ci with t5, going to be a 1990 5.0 out of a foxbody. Links are most helpful if possible. 1) Do I need a 5.0...
  3. Classic Tech
    Posted a few questions in here, but need some more help. I am putting a 1990 mustang 5.0 in my car with efi. I already have a t5 that I am using in it with my 200ci l6. I already have 8" rear, v8 suspension, 5 lug, v8 steering linkage, and everything. This is not to be told I need those parts...
  4. Classic Tech
    So I have the 66 with t5 and l6. Just did 8" rear, disc brake, 5 lug, new v8 suspension and everything so I am now able to do the v8! New thing is what motor should I go with to pair to the t5? I am not building the engine to be fast. I would like about 250hp (give or take a few) and for it...
  5. Classic Tech
    Alright guys, i have a 1966 200ci mustang with a t5 (2.95 first gear). I bought a 8" rear out of a 66 and the gears looked pretty good and I got a rebuild kit and a friend is now rebuilding it and he has done a ton of these things and suggusted I get a new ring and pinion gear set while I am...
  6. Classic Tech
    Hello everyone, I am coming close to finishing the whole I6 and V8 swap. This weekend I finished the wiring of the engine and its components and attempted to fire up the engine. When I attempted to do so, the ground from the engine blew and the solenoid did as well. After replacing the...
  7. V6 Tech
    Hey guys, haven't posted on here in a bit. Wasn't sure how to post anywhere else but have a question or so. I have a 2000 v6, love the car, but am running into issues. I want to put money into it, but I don't at the same time because it's only a v6. So I was going to hold off. Now the CEL is on...
  8. Classic Tech
    Im looking into getting this little inline 6 200 prepared for a future v8 swap.( its not the original engine that matches car so value loss is not a issue with that) I'm not ready to go forth and do the whole 6 to 8 swap nor is my wallet. Being that my front shocks are in need of replacement...
  9. Classic Tech
    I am hopefully going to be buying a great looking 1968 mustang this weekend. It is a solid car. It was originally an inline six but was swapped to a 302. It was driven for a little and then parked 2-3 years ago. Already has a new fuel tank and fuel sending unit. What needs to be replaced that is...
  10. Classic Talk
    Bought a 68 Coupe a few months back. My decision at the time was to buy the Mustang with the least amount of work involved. However I now realize that I will never be satisfied with the power of a I6. My dilemma...sell or do a V8 swap. I know changing it to a 289/302 or bigger will involve a...
  11. Classic Tech
    I have purchased a used complete 302 (except intake/carburetor and transmission) out of 1973 Ranchero that I want to put in my 1965 Mustang. I'm going for a mild street build mostly stock with aluminum heads, electronic ignition, etc. for a daily driver car. I don't need all the most expensive...
  12. 4.6L Tech
    i either need to rebuild my engine or put a new one in it. i currently have a 97 mustang gt and was wondering if anyone knew what i would have to do to drop an 01 gt engine in it i know itll fit just fine on the mounts but will i need a new comp? will all the wires and sensors line up? any...
  13. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    So, I'm looking to do a V8 swap on Sally, my V6 Mustang. I am really undecided whether to get a 4.6 or a 5.0. Either way, I'm planning on some mods for the motor, I'm just curious which would be easier or better as far as wiring, mounting, etc. Also, is the 3.55 gear ratio (which is what I...
  14. Classic Tech
    Hello everyone. Tomorrow a local salvage yard is having a 50% off sale so I figure that's the incentive I need to get moving on my project. I have a 1965 6 cylinder coupe. I want to convert to a v8 and need advice on what to start with. Now I know this is not easy and I know I'm going to have to...
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