ENGINE SWAP????????

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by SUTHRNSTANG97GT, Aug 25, 2006.

  1. SUTHRNSTANG97GT

    SUTHRNSTANG97GT New Member

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    I WAS WONDERING IF I WOULD HAVE TO DO ANY MODS TO THE MOTOR MOUNTS TO DO A 302 OR 351 SWAP ON MY 97 GT, DONT GET ME WRONG , I LIKE THE 4.6 . i WOULD JUST LIKE TO GO WITH A BIGGER ENGINE(MORE PONIES) . WELL THANKS FOR ANY INPUT GUYS.
     
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    97vertstang Well-Known Member

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    ur better off buying a 94-95 gt than converting urs to a 5.0. u would need to switch ur k-member and all the wiring is different.too much work, too much hassle. do a pi swap instead, or if u really want a pushrod motor, look for a 94-95.
     
  3. scarface

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    just change the Kmember, and go carb. if you are stuck on a pushrod engine
     
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    do like i did, go with a 5.4. i gained almost 90 ft pounds of tq at the wheels...
     
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    do you have pics of your set-up ???
     
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    +1

    Unless Your Going To Make It A 351....
     
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    no tthe best pic, but i'll find a better one.

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    at one point i had thought about dropping in a Terminator motor but after reveiwing the actual costs, i decided that i couldn't afford it. i'll probably just stick with mods to this motor.
     
  9. if i were you i'd keep the 4.6 block... save you a headache...

    find a 4V motor...

    a pushrod engine will be a bit of work... won't be too bad... pushrod will lose some weight.... and is cheap to mod...

    but ya'll need new to modify some stuff under the hood... so if you are good a welding and modify metal then go for it
     
  10. or you could buy a whipple or KB and save money and have a shit load of power :bunny3: :bunny3: :bunny3:
     
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    i would love to be s/c'd.
     
  12. Lightning Struck

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    HA!! who wouldn't 8)
     
  13. its cheaper then an engine swap
     
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    i'm gettin a good size bonus check probably in march from work. hopefully i can free up some ponies then. until then though, it's gonna have to be lower priced mods.