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Old 03-28-2006, 09:36 AM
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I have a 1988 Mustang LX convertable, that currently has the sluggish 2.3L Motor. My question is that is it possible to transplant a 4.6L Cobra powerplant into the chassis. If so what is required in order to make this swap. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 03-28-2006, 01:27 PM
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Anything is possible, although I have never seen a 4.6 shoehorned into a fox body. You may want to consider building a moderate 347 a lot easier for the car's sake and your wallet.
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The 4.6L can be made to fit, but a 5.0L would be cheaper and easier. Or... there are some performance parts available for the 2.3L if you like to be different.
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