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  1. Jamee

    Jamee Member

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    hi I just recently picked up a 94 mustang for $450 with a blown headgasket on the 3.8. I'm working on finding all the parts right now for the T5 and 302.
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  2. Jamee

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    I won an "86 302 with 120k miles" off ebay for $150.
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    My daddy's letting me use his garage for all of this:
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    Removed the intake and what did I see?
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    yay. the engine block's numbers say its an E7TE so should be out of a truck but it has roller lifters, I'm surprised
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    :welcome: Car looks straight and clean! Definitely like the 3.8 to 5.0 swap! :nice:
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  4. MysteryMachine

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    yup def a truck 302. They had a different intake
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    For $450 bucks, the body and interior on your car doesn't look too awfully bad IMHO.

    Have fun.
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  6. Jamee

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    oh yeah, I picked up the mustang intake upper/lower/throttle body for $80 with 4,000 miles
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  7. Jamee

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    omg, i cant find the right size for the transmission mount bolts to mount the engine stand to it, anyone know what size they are?
    3/8 course is too small.
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    The bolts for the bellhousing to block are 5/8 IIRC.
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    Looks like quite the project. Have fun with it and good luck
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  10. Jamee

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    thanks!
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    Correct.
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    this took way too long
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    nice!
    dont rush through it,take your time.
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  14. MysteryMachine

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    That's why I tear them down first. Makes pulling it sooo much easier.

    I'm looking forward to my new build. Gonna be a slow process though. Car needs work and I gotta save up for parts
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    good deal, man, good luck w/the swap.
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    Nice start.. :nice:

    I would have tried to get a Gt40 Explorer intake for cheap. IMO:D
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  17. COBRA90GT

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    Sweet.

    Get 'er done ! :cheers:
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  18. 02 281 GT

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    Great progress! With the old engine out, now would be a good time to clean up the engine bay really good and maybe re-route/hide some wires while you're at it.
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  19. Jamee

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    i wasnt really sure if the front end would disassemble, but it does u say?, i may still need to take the radiator support off to get the engine out, the garage's cieling doesnt give me enough room :p
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    I would shorten up the chain as much as possible first, then if it still wont clear, I would remove the wheels and lower it down as far as possible. I think Jinx meant disassemble the accessories on the motor.
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