5.4-liter, 3-valve TritonTM V-8 swap

Discussion in '1996 - 2004 SN95 Mustang -General/Talk-' started by mike_phoenix, Apr 19, 2006.


  1. mike_phoenix

    mike_phoenix New Member

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    Would a 5.4-liter, 3-valve TritonTM V-8 be a good swap to place in a 97 GT Mustang?

    The new 5.4 liter, 3 valve engine has 300hp and over 325 torque.
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    mike_phoenix New Member

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    mineralgray2002 New Member

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    If im correct billfisher has done this swap and it sounds amazing.
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    billfisher Active Member

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    just look my name in tech.

    advice:

    get an 4.6 75mm TB
    105mm MAF
    retard cams 1 upper tooth. save time experimenting.
    get best 4.6 90 degree elbow you can.

    it has 365 lb-ft.
    getting 300+ hp takes mods. it doesn't make that stock even though ford publishes it. all the stuff i have added has just gotten it over 300.
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    Cantslowdown New Member

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    I agree with bill the 5.4 is under rated I work at the ford dealership and the sales guys say they are even under rated.But with some mods i bet they can be good motor..
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    So, it maybe better to get a late model 4.6 engine in the new Mustang GT?
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    DropTopPony Noob Slayer Founding Member

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    he said get those parts from a 4.6 to go with a 5.4 3V...HE HAS DONE THE SWAP IN HIS 96GT...do a search in tech or just click on his username and find his threads he made about it. Lots of them with details and pics.

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