I got the engine fully dressed from the recyclers for $1700 with a 1 year warranty. I probably spent another $300 on parts on top of that-- then there is renting the engine hoist. I'd say PLAN for $2300 or so, but I am sure it could be done for much less.
You'll have to ask your local shops how much they would charge to do it. Everyone that I know of who has done the swap did it themselves. My entire swap including the splitport engine (I did the splitport 3.8L with the mustang intake) and everything I bought to install DIS and get the engine to run was in the neighborhood of $1500 (the engine was $700 of that). If you're going to have a shop do it, look to spend quite a bit more than that. Good luck.
You have to have an EEC that supports DIS, with a matching DIS module, Cam sensor, crank sensor, and coil pack. It's pretty complicated, involves a LOT of wiring/soldering and time. If you attempt it, my suggestion is that you first buy the necessary wiring diagrams, one for the way your car is now and one that matches the DIS system you're using. Then draw your own diagrams, and then make a numbered list of what wires will be changed in what order. But like I said, it's pretty complicated.
you wouldn't need to convert to DIS, there is someone on here that got the 99+ mustang upper intake to fit a distributor car buy just removing the EGR setup off that intake. If you live in an area that doesn't have Emissions testing that would be the perfect choice for you.
I had to return an ISP router to the cable company and the office is about 30 minutes away. As I am driving, the car starts acting like it is missing. I could really tell it was acting up when I had to go up hills.
I made it back, though the car was running really rough by the time I made it...
I noticed the sticky in the forum top but could not find the info provided there or via search. I spent the last 2 days tackling the valve covers before I start doing motor mounts and trans mount. Typical space problems and cursing provided on both sides for lack of clearance. Luckily...
DTC34: DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG CIRCUIT LOW RESISTANCE OR SHORTED
So, is it best to leave this alone and live with it or take it somewhere? From what I read, it would seem the air bag module is going bad.
I did not see where anyone mentioned in the threads what to actually do other than test the...
I own a 1993 Thunderbird LX 3.8L V6, It has been parked and non oped for a while due to a mystery vibration occurring.
My mech, Ken Loyd, after a long long brainstorm finally figured out the problem.
It was the oil pump and the intermediate oil pump shaft the one in between the distributor and...
My 1996 3.8l shakes when in idle in drive.
It doesn't shake when in park or driving just when I come to a stop and the RPMS are low.
What could this be ?
Car shakes so back when trying to park it sometimes dies
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