The best thing to do is find a lower mileage PI motor and just swap it. Vic motors are good because they generally are owned by older ppl who go easy on them. Just not one out of a cop car lol. But like I said the one you WANT if you can afford it or find one for a good price is the 02-05 Explorer with the WAP block.
2000 Mustang GT Steeda #0048 34k miles. 99 Cobra 4V swapped, FTBR IRS swapped, exhaust, tuned by James Gordon.
Just because I give you advice, doesn't mean I know more than you. Its just means I've done more stupid ****.