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Old 06-30-2013, 06:43 PM   #1
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There's a ls1 complete engine for sale should I buy it and do a swap?
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There's a ls1 complete engine for sale should I buy it and do a swap?
That's crazy! It would take so much work to get that to work. If you want a ls1 go buy a trams am. Don't ruin your mustang!
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That's crazy! It would take so much work to get that to work. If you want a ls1 go buy a trams am. Don't ruin your mustang!
Well the thing is I blew a rod so now I'm looking for an engine
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Well the thing is I blew a rod so now I'm looking for an engine
Well that sucks. I don't know what it would take to make an ls1 work in a mustang. I'm sure you would need a transmission and all kinds of other parts to make that work. It might be easier to just look for another 4.6
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Well that sucks. I don't know what it would take to make an ls1 work in a mustang. I'm sure you would need a transmission and all kinds of other parts to make that work. It might be easier to just look for another 4.6
I have I looked for that, wrecked cobras, crown vics, Lincoln's but no luck
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Ls1 swap is pretty well documented. Google search and ye shall find what ye seek. You are also going to spend 10x what you would to just find a good PI engine and swap it in. Any PI engine will work. I would look for a lower mileage 02-05 Explorer motor as those came with the WAP block.
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Ls1 swap is pretty well documented. Google search and ye shall find what ye seek. You are also going to spend 10x what you would to just find a good PI engine and swap it in. Any PI engine will work. I would look for a lower mileage 02-05 Explorer motor as those came with the WAP block.
Alright I'll look for more engines
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Alright I'll look for more engines
Mark VIII, 5.4 would be my first picks.
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Mark VIII, 5.4 would be my first picks.
Man I found a mark viii for 800 but there was no number smh
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I don't get why so many choose Chevy motors as their first choice. They cost 3x as much due to custom mounts and a new k member
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I don't get why so many choose Chevy motors as their first choice. They cost 3x as much due to custom mounts and a new k member
More power
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I don't get why so many choose Chevy motors as their first choice. They cost 3x as much due to custom mounts and a new k member
Not very many people ls swap new edges. More carbed SBC fox bodies. UPR makes an LS k member for SN cars, but it's easier and cheaper to just buy a camaro... I'd like to see a legit 5.4 with head work on the street..
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More power
......., the money spent to fit the dam thing in their could be used on performance mods. Want Chevy power than buy a Chevy.
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:03 PM   #15
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There's a ls1 complete engine for sale should I buy it and do a swap?
You drive a mustang not a trans am
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You drive a mustang not a trans am
If I could afford one, I would
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If I could afford one, I would
Than what the hell are you driving a mustang for? You don't put Chevy engines In mustangs. It's like ordering a Burger King whopper and swapping the meat from McDonald's. you get a ****ed up burger that's what ya get.
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If I could afford one, I would
I could easily sell my 04 GT and replace is with an LS1 camaro or Firebird with less than 100k.
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:08 PM   #19
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Mark VIII, 5.4 would be my first picks.
If I get the mark viii do I need the tranny as well?
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If I get the mark viii do I need the tranny as well?
NO!!! Check your PM
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NO!!! Check your PM
There's nothing
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If I get the mark viii do I need the tranny as well?
Answer is no, but you will need other parts to swap it in.
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Answer is no, but you will need other parts to swap it in.
Like what, I'm not the getting the 5.4 just the 4.6
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If I get the mark viii do I need the tranny as well?
2v to 4v Mark VIII Swap
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Than what the hell are you driving a mustang for? You don't put Chevy engines In mustangs. It's like ordering a Burger King whopper and swapping the meat from McDonald's. you get a ****ed up burger that's what ya get.
Haha
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Can I put a 97 crown Vic motor in my 2000 gt?
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Can I put a 97 crown Vic motor in my 2000 gt?
Yes, but it'll be slower than before..
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Yes, but it'll be slower than before..
Dang guess my engine search still continues, that 1997 crown motor was only 250
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What exactly is wrong with your motor? If your heads/cams/intake are still good get that 97 vic motor and do the PI swap to it. It'll actually make a little more power than a regular PI motor due to higher compression.
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What exactly is wrong with your motor? If your heads/cams/intake are still good get that 97 vic motor and do the PI swap to it. It'll actually make a little more power than a regular PI motor due to higher compression.
Well my motor was knocking then it finally gave out
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Probably a rod bearing but could be anything. Probably easier to just find a running PI motor.

Try Car-Part.com--Used Auto Parts Market

I usually see plenty of PI motors on there. Like I said 02-05 Explorer is best if funds allow but any PI motor will work.
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Probably a rod bearing but could be anything. Probably easier to just find a running PI motor.

Try Car-Part.com--Used Auto Parts Market

I usually see plenty of PI motors on there. Like I said 02-05 Explorer is best if funds allow but any PI motor will work.
Are they all 4.0 cuz that's all I'm finding
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No it has to be a v8... Lol just try to find a 99-up PI motor out of whatever. Vic, Stang, Exploder etc...
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No it has to be a v8... Lol just try to find a 99-up PI motor out of whatever. Vic, Stang, Exploder etc...
I found a lot of 02-05 but ALL were v6's
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I just found like... over a hundred... search 02, explorer, engine, and then select 4.6L, should be the top option. Most are around $1k, not bad for that motor but you can get a PI out of a vic for less.
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