engine swap.

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by muffin, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. muffin

    muffin New Member

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    i was wondering what modifications i would need in order to install a 302 into my mustang. I'm pretty sure i have a good idea but i want to see what you guys have to say. Thanks for your help.
     
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    new k member, 94-95 GT ecu, and a transmission that will bolt to it
     
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    okay, yeah thats what i thought. thanks a lot for your help
     
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    The engine is out of a 87 mustang, will a 94-95 ecu still work or do i need one from a different year. Also will it plug into the main wiring harness? or will i have to get a new one? The computer i have in the car now was made for a 3.8 v6. i wasn't sure if the harness for the 6 was compatible for the 8cyl. engine.. Any help would be great and much appreciated! thanks again.
     
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    first thing what year is the stang. if its 94-5 then you dont need a k member all you need is the engine harness and ecu. also u will need the rear and last you will need to run a wire from the ignition to the ground of the starter. trust me because i had a v6 but now i have a 5.0 so ive done hte swap. well not actually a 5.0 because now im putting in a 351w on friday
     
  6. muffin

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    its a 96... i know the older crown vic's had the same engine, trans ect and what not. could i take the k member from a donor car such as that and can you find them cheap? thanks for your help!