3.0 BLOWN HEAD GASKET ENGINE SWAP

Asked by Sep 14, 2009 at 11:59 PM about the 1999 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Car Customization

I HAVE 3.0 in my taurus and it recently blown a head gasket and began leaking dex-cool into the exhaust and causeing my plug to get wet and misfire.... is it possible to swap out the 3.0 for a sho motor....if i do this will the motor mounts match up...and will i have to get a new tranny and  computer

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what year sho engine are we talking and it should match up i do believe. on the 3.0 a head gasket is not that hard of a repair though. i did it on my 95 that i had and i had a supercharger and shit on mine. it came out of a p71 sable

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ima try to go to pick n pull in Virginia to get one out of 1999 taurus just like mine except for it will b a v8 instead of the 3.0....or would i b better off gettin a v6 dohc 24 v6 sho

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If you change the engine... you will need to change the computer and possibly the transmission. Doing the headgaskets would be far easier. Also why are you using Dex-Cool? You need to use the standard green stuff in these cars...

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