i have a 2003 grand marquis with locked motor will a 2005 motor (both 4.6l v8) work i noticed differences like fuel rail and injector what else will have to change

Asked by Feb 06, 2017 at 12:52 PM about the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 2003 grand marquis i want to put the 2005 motor in it because i
found one cheap my question is about the wiring what will have to change for
the swap to occur

3 Answers


Just look to see if you can change the intake manifolds so you can incorporate the set up off of your old motor.


No need to change anything 281 4.6 2V 4.6 to 281 4.6 2V electrical harness is exact OEM fit... simple 2003-2011 the same.


It will fit.

Your Answer

Crown Victoria

Looking for a Used Crown Victoria in your area?

CarGurus has 13 nationwide Crown Victoria listings starting at $2,476.

Postal Code:

Ford Crown Victoria Experts

  • #1
    Tracy Hooks
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Taurus
21 Great Deals out of 320 listings starting at $4,900
Used Lincoln Town Car
14 listings starting at $1,850
Used Ford Mustang
6 Great Deals out of 1,151 listings starting at $2,999
Used Chevrolet Impala
111 Great Deals out of 992 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Explorer
53 Great Deals out of 1,464 listings starting at $2,800
Used Ford F-150
502 Great Deals out of 10,215 listings starting at $1,400
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
3 Great Deals out of 674 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
758 listings starting at $10,929
Used Honda Accord
73 Great Deals out of 1,077 listings starting at $1,200

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.