Changing engines?!

Asked by Jun 01, 2015 at 01:51 AM about the 2000 Ford Mustang Base

Question type: Car Customization

I have a 2000 3.8L V6 automatic ford
mustang. I was wondering if I could
put a V8 in it? Would I also need to
change the transmission? I pretty
much want to change my car into a
GT. Any help would be appreciated.

4 Answers

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Do you really know what you are getting into? Electronics will have to be changed, front suspension, brakes, mounts etched. If you are really thinking about doing this I would suggest that you buy a wrecked GT that was totaled due to body damage and use it as your parts car for your change over, it is going to be a lot of work and most shops won't do it cause of federal regulations.

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246,455

I agree, it will be a lot of work. I personally would purchase a GT and sell yours.

Or could I just put a better engine in it?

246,455

With money you can do anything. http://www.allfordmustangs.com/forums/v6-tech/238772-2000-mustang-v6-v8-swap-need-alot-help-please.html....Read Post #5

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