How much would it cost to have a garage rebuild a 1978 Ford Mustang motor

Asked by 1978fordmustang Feb 20, 2020 at 08:28 AM about the Ford Mustang

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My dad has 1978 Ford Mustang and I was wanting
to give him the money to fix it and he said the
motor needs rebuilt, how much would that cost

1 Answer


To do it proper, around $3000 to 5000 to totally break it down and put new parts in. Maybe a garage can get it running for less? Does it have the V8 or 4cyl? Personally I wouldn't spend the money to rebuild it. You can install a remanufactured one in, will be on the lower side of my numbers. The cost is all in the labor. Is the car that special? A 78 Mustang is not worth too much unless it's a King Cobra.

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