98 GT Budget LS

Discussion in 'Build Ups & Projects' started by George, Mar 15, 2015.

  1. George

    George New Member

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    I want to start a build thread with my LS swap that will be done on a budget. I am starting with my 98 GT 5 speed basically stock. The power plant will be an iron 4.8/5.3/6.0 family LS with a TH400 high stall and manual valve body. Thanks for checking it out guys!

    I called my guy at "The Mustang Shop" here in Alberta, Canada and ordered the first piece to the puzzle. A tubular K-member by UPR. $450 shipped to my door. It will roughly be two weeks before it arrives.

    Backed into the tiny garage of mine (but it serves it's purpose)

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    Started by removing the hood, fenders, bumper

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    Removed wiring, a/c system, cooling system, power steering pump, intake, alternator, x-pipe

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  2. DavidBoren

    DavidBoren Active Member

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    Sweet. A lot of people here may give you guff about putting a bow-tie engine in a 'stang, but whatever. Keep us posted, man.

    What are your plans/goals for the car?
     
  3. DKblue98GT

    DKblue98GT Well-Known Member

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    I would love to have an LS in my Mustang...
     
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    That's because winning is awesome. I love that the OP is doing this, and posting it here. I hope to see many updates on this.
     
  5. 98snakehorse

    98snakehorse Well-Known Member

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    Dude keep this thread detailed and up to date. I was considering either a 4v swap for next year or an ls. Subb'd!
     
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    D3VST8R96GT Well-Known Member

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    Awesome stuff. We have a TMS here in WA
     
  7. DKblue98GT

    DKblue98GT Well-Known Member

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    I haven't done any research on what it would cost but I would like to know what kind of budget. Your car is a twin to mine, I like it!