Engine Swap

Asked by Jul 31, 2017 at 07:29 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Can you guys tell me if i can switch my 2003
Crown Victoria Ford Engine into an (2003
Bmw X5) , (2002-06 VW) , (09 impala) ,
(2000-06 Mazda) , (Malibu) , or ANY OTHER
TYPE OF VEHICLE..... #Please

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Not without a whole lot of work and a bunch of cash, and I mean a bunch of cash. This would be a good power plant for a kit car.

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The 4.6 Ford SOHC is not a good candidate for any of those vehicles or a kit car. These engines although very reliable are very large especially their width from cylinder head to cylinder head. Also trying to transplant an engine of one manufacturer into another manufacturer's vehicle is not at all practical due to the electronics involved with the engines and transmissions. Not to mention all the extra work involving cooling systems, steering, exhaust, oil pans, etc. etc. etc.

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