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Old 04-02-2014, 08:27 AM   #121
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you're also going to need to find the correct valve covers. the 97-98 mark's had COP's, so if you get those you will need to change your ignition to COP's instead of coil packs. Otherwise you can find any 96-98 or 93-96 4v valve covers and re-use your coil packs.
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Old 04-08-2014, 06:13 PM   #122
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The engine that I bought had been opened: the guy took out the valve covers and the upper intake. With the intense rainy season the engine got flooded, with about 3 gal of water on the pan, and about 1/2 gal in the intake.
I took it apart and cleaned it up. Amazingly enough the engine seem to still be in good shape, and after a good clean it spins freely.
I found a considerable amount of carbon deposits in the intake, mostly I the non-injected ports, and a couple of square ports with deposits.
How concern should I be in regards to the state of the engine?
I am in a tight budget and am trying to avoid taking the heads off, but want to make things the right way.
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Old 07-22-2014, 03:25 PM   #123
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I'm doing this on a 99 GT. I got the 96-98 cobra intake manifold, so should I still be using a 99-01 cobra intake tube or should I use the 96-98 intake? I think the only way that a cobra strut tower brace will fit is if I get the 96-98 one.
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I'm doing this on a 99 GT. I got the 96-98 cobra intake manifold, so should I still be using a 99-01 cobra intake tube or should I use the 96-98 intake? I think the only way that a cobra strut tower brace will fit is if I get the 96-98 one.
you'll need the 96-98 cobra intake tube.
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Old 07-28-2014, 01:50 AM   #125
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so im starting this swap this week. I have a 93 engine. can someone tell me what parts I will have to get, besides what I have on the Lincoln and my 97 gt.
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I'm doing this on my 99 GT, which has a returnless fuel system. anything special have to be done, or do i just have to use the mark-viii fuel lines and that's it?
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Old 07-28-2014, 09:37 PM   #127
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can I use the 93 intake in this swap on my 97 or do I need the 96-98 intake? and why do you need cobra manifolds for the swap? why cant you use the ones already on there
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the parts you need all depend on the route you want to go.

the 93 mark viii intake WILL NOT WORK.

Go back through the posts here, theres not a lot of them. From post #100 on up, you should be able to anwer your questions on the intake part of it.
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Old 08-05-2014, 11:54 PM   #129
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I am on a very tight schedule as im leaving for college in 2 weeks. I am using a 96-98 intake and a 99-04 cobra manifold. will I absolutely need 96-98 cobra imrc plates and a different throttle cable. and if so, what year.
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I am on a very tight schedule as im leaving for college in 2 weeks. I am using a 96-98 intake and a 99-04 cobra manifold. will I absolutely need 96-98 cobra imrc plates and a different throttle cable. and if so, what year.
reading takes all of 30 min. lol

as for the imrc's, you will need either the 96-98 cobra plates, or the 97-98 mark viii plates. because you are using a 96 cobra intake, you will need to use a 96-98 cobra throttle cable.
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