The biggest problem that you will encounter is adapting the engine management system of your 04 car to run the 89 engine. This swap is easier, and makes more sense, on the early SN95 Mustangs.
If you have a V6 engine in your 04 Mustang, it only has 17 less horsepower than the 1989 supercharged Thunderbird engine.
It seems like a good idea, until you start doing the numbers on the cost, and the time involved for a very small gain in performance.
It would be much easier and less expensive to swap in a 4.6 V8. It will be more powerful and reliable.
Better yet, just find a decent GT for a few thousand, and toss a supercharger on it!
I have a 2012 V6, automatic, stock Mustang that is hesitating on acceleration. I have cleaned the Air Flow sensor and checked to ensure air filter compartment is closed tight, after changing filter. Still a problem.
Any other thoughts for me to check?
I just got a 2013 V6 pp the thermostat housing o ring appears to have been leaking for awhile, I repaired it, the electronics for transmission have collected the years of fluid, I keep a scan tool hooked in so when the halo around my speed O goes red and drops to 0mph I can reset it, I took the...