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There's a 91 t-bird here that the guy blew his HG on the 3.8. I was wondering, what complications I would have taking that engine, split-porting it, and beefing it up a bit, and sticking it in my 96. Would there be any complications sticking a 91 engine in there?
 

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why not buy a splitport engine?
 

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Is there any problem just buying a splitport and dropping it in with the tranny that I have? I thought about the OBD also, figuring that might be a problem.
 

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I ask the guys in the service department at a local ford dealership about the amount of a new 4.2L V6 splitport that is currently in the f150 and was told that it cost $2300+ 1300 labor. Not that I need a new engine right now but if my current engine goes down, like HGs a $1500 dollar repair, that might be the route I go. Only thing is that it is against their policy to perform such a job.
 

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so do it yourself. Buy a used 98+ 4.2L from an f-150. Or if you think a $3,600 dollar engine swap at the dealership is affordable, buy SuperSixMotorsports.com 4.2 forged race ready 4.2 for cheaper.
 
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