Engine Change-out

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Old 03-18-2005, 03:01 PM
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My 93 100S has 194000 miles on it... but runs just fine... with some peeves but fine... I think I need a new exhaust and there is some oil leakage around the mounting with the tranny, I maintain constant checks on the levels so that I wont run down, but I think that there may be a engine change needed in the perhaps near future, well maybe not, but whenever I can doit. I was thinking in modifing it where I can put a W8 in it, that would be just what the doc ordered, but what are some of your thoughts...
 
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Old 03-18-2005, 04:18 PM
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In theory it can probably be done, in reality it's one job you will be sorry. Doing an engine swap on a FWD is not the same as changing a 4-banger for a big block 460 one a Mustang. The FWD is a lot more complicated due to limited space, associated electronics, emissions, steering geometry and drivetrain. To get it accomplished you will need to do a lot of fabrication of $$$ parts.
 
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Old 03-19-2005, 09:11 AM
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Well, the W8 is not needed, just something that I would like, but I could change out with another 2.8LV6 right?
 
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