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    Just got a 2000 mustang gt with a seized engine HELP!!

    Hello, I just got a 2000 mustang GT convertible with a 4.6L V8 engine that is seized up to high he11! I was thinking about swapping in a used 4.6L engine into it but I don't know how to swap a engine in general. I'm not looking to spend alot of money on it and I don't know if its worth it to fix...
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    Progress Thread 2003 mustang gt Rebuild

    Hey mustang owners, pretty new to this community. Recently got a 2003 gt manual and it’s a pretty decent car I have been plans for it from a engine swap all the way to the suspension but that takes time and money so one step at a time. i got the car when it had a spun bearing and 2 bent rods...
  3. justinc87

    2005 4.0 to 4.6/5.0 Swap

    Hello everyone, Yes, I am aware there are plenty of other posts regarding this. Just want some specific info without looking 20 places if anyone can help. I have a 4.0 that's getting close to 200k on it, and shortly after purchasing it, it developed transmission issues. So I am just going to...
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    302 ford D90E-6015-E3A hole on back passenger side of engine

    I have a 302 Ford block code D90E-6015-E3A I am rebuilding. I know the 302 is a 1979 to 1984 period block. I cannot figure out what the holes in the back passenger side of the block are for. 1 hole is in the rear main and it aligns to a hole just below the deck on passenger side rear of engine...
  5. PakstinN

    cam swap w/ 11r 190

    Hello All, Recently, I rebuilt my 306 and topped it off with a set of tfs 11r 190's (56cc), and a lightly ported rpmii. I have a custom grind cam from ed curtis spec'd for another build of mine (ported gt40P's/explorer setup) .555/.558 224/220 @.050 111* LSA, and my question is should I be...
  6. nathanruschill

    2000 Mustang Gt auto starting issue!!

    Hi i am new to these forums and mustangs in general (i am 15 this is my first car). I bought this car back in September for 2k at a newly starting up dealer apparently it was from a dealer auction. Anyway i have been running into this issue consistently since i have had the car, essentially when...
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    408 Stroker build (what heads)

    Hello everyone, I currently have a 1969 Mach I that I have slowly been converting to a restomod. I recently had the engine rebuilt (351w) due to an oil pump seizing. The previous build was rebuilt in texas about 5 years before I purchased it and ran well. I figured if I was...
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    building a 1966 mustang straight 6 200ci on a budget

    hello everyone, i'm new here and was wonder what parts company's were the best to get my parts from i wanna do a rebuild on a budget. what are some good quality parts? i'm trying to keep the whole rebuild under $1000. any info is helpful thank you
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    New project car help - engine head bolt size?

    Hi StangNet! I’m new to the forum. I have a 68 in transit as new project car. I’m totally stoked to own a piece of Pony history! In preparation for arrival I’m rounding up as much as I can so I can get right to work. It has a 351W (stroked to 387!) that I’ll need to pull. Does anyone know...
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    Need help identifying engine

    Hey boys I recently got an 85 lx with a “69 boss 302” engine in it I just want to fact check that and I’m not sure how exactly. Casting number is C80E-6015. Thanks
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    Weird idle or when engine hot running. Misfiring.

    Ford Mustang S197 V8 GT 2005 Just a quick question. Im getting an error code (see attached). Just wondering if you could offer any advice on what this might relate to. Symptoms on engine include: Runs fine when cold. When it gets hot. Frequently when coming to a stop or idle in traffic the...
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    What's it Worth? 1977 Mustang Cobra II

    I have a 1977 Mustang Cobra ll that has been in my garage for the past 20+ years. 302 V8, 4 manual with 70,000 miles. White w/Blue center stripe. I'm looking to sell it this fall. The vehicle has a few bad rust spots along the back window, on the hood and around the fuel cap but otherwise the...
  13. M

    Engine First startup in 20 years - protocol

    I will soon try starting up my 82 GT after 20 years of storage and want to make sure I do it right/minimize damage from a dry engine. I've replaced the complete fuel system, rebuilt the carb and now need to focus on the engine itself. Some say just fog the cylinders, take off the valve covers...
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    Engine tick and vibration

    I have a 2010 GT manual with 140,000 miles and I have started to notice a few things. I understand it is a high mileage car and will start to develop issues but I could use some help pin pointing what to tackle. Issue- Ticking noise, oil leak, and engine vibration at 2000 RPM. Any...
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    Engine 2008 Mustang V6 4.0L and 2008 Crown Vic V8 4.6L engine swap

    Hello, I am 17 years old an currently own a 2008 Ford Mustang V6. I can't afford the insurance on a GT :cry: so.. I have been pouring money into this V6 to make it look as good as possible. (Photo will be provided at the end.) Of all the mods I have done, I think it's time for a little more...
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    Engine Choice Help

    I am really indecisive and cant choose what motor combo I would like to do in my 03 4.6l. The options with cost estimates are $1000 Supercharger w/ 100k mile motor w/ tune $1700 Supercharged w/100k mile motor w/ forged piston rebuild kit w/ tune $2000 Supercharged w/ old motor that needs head...
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    Should I invest the money or naw?

    Sup guys. I got this 98 gt with 189k non op odometer. The throwout bearing is out and it needs a clutch. With labor and parts it'll cost about 600 to fix. My question is should I just sell the car? I spent about 1800 buying and fixing lil things so far. The car is fun and engine sounds and runs...
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    For Sale 302 with T5 World Class Transmission (350 HP) (MD) $5500 OBO

    Hello, I have a 302 mated to a T5 world class 5 speed transmission that had roughly 1000 miles before the car was wrecked. Everything on the engine was new when it was built. I will include a picture of the build parts. Its under an engine hoist ready to go and be dropped into your muscle car...
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    2000 V6 Mustang knocking sound

    Alright, this is my first post here so if I'm doing anything wrong, let me know. 2000 Mustang V6 with stock 4-speed automatic transmission. The short version of the issue is that I'm hearing a metallic knocking sound coming from the front half of my car, there is no check engine light, and...
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    I need a shop in the Indianapolis Area

    I am having a problem and need a shop locally to help me with this. I would love to fix this myself but I am a full time student and live in a apartment with no garage to work on this in.My problem is that I am having coolant leak out the back of the top of my engine and out by my transmission...