would this engine swap be possible?

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Asked by Jan 29, 2015 at 01:30 AM about the 1983 Ford Mustang GL Hatchback

Question type: Car Customization

so i have a 1983 mustang gl running stock with a 3.8 v6. im pretty sure it can work but i
just want to make sure before i go get an engine to throw in. would it be possible to put in
a ford 302 crate engine? as far as i know everything points to yes, but i want to make
sure there are no major issues in doing so

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none what so ever other than the fact you will have more power

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would the mounting brackets be in the right spot for it?

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This forum post might help you: http://www.allfordmustangs.com/forums/5-0l-tech/155545-3-8l-v6-5-0-engine-swap.html. Also check with Summit Racing as their online catalog has a lot of Fox body engine swap kits.

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