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Old 01-11-2005, 02:45 AM   #1
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can you stroke your 3.8

sorry if this has already been discussed i missed it. i was just curious if you can stroke a 3.8. and if so is there any companies that sell the kit so i can get more info... thanks
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Old 01-11-2005, 03:07 AM   #2
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yep

The 4.2L crankshaft will bolt right up to a v6 mustang block

You can also bore the engine out to .60 over to get a 4.3L bore total

Pick up alot of torque by doing this
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thank you very much.. so i dont need to change the pistons and rods??? everyone is saying buy a block??? am i missing it.if you just need a crank im guessing but not sure at least forged rods but the block is the same as yours correct??
any help will be greatly apprecited :beer: :leghump1:
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Larger bore requires larger pistons.
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Larger bore requires larger pistons.
lol, yeah, it wouldn't work with stock pistons + a bore.
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Old 01-11-2005, 11:44 AM   #7
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www.moranav6racing.com he actually has stroker kits all the way to a 4.6L for your v6.
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You want forged rods and pistons anyway.
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If you decide to stroke your 3.8 with a 4.2 crank you might as will get a 4.2 short block and then proceed from there and unless you a5re going to go with a high boost Supercharger or go over 75-100 shot of nitrous forged is not a necessity but a nice addition if you can handle the addition cost.
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www.moranav6racing.com he actually has stroker kits all the way to a 4.6L for your v6.
holy crap i didnt know you could stroke a 3.8 so much.
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its pretty cheap to stroke but if you are gonna do it do it right
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that does not sound like to bad of an investment to me. im getting around 2500 when i sell my mg here in hopefully within a month. would you recomend stroking or just mod the 3.8? i still have another car i can drive plus when i get income tax im probably going to put another 1000 in the car after that ill be done for a while though. so stroke or mod??
thank you for everyones input. :thumbs2:
i probably wont bore though
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