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Old 08-14-2010, 08:50 PM
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Hi, I am putting a 5.0 from a 1988 mustang into my 1985 body.. And i will be taking the tranny from my other car and also puting that in the 1985 mustang. Do you know if the motor mounts will be the same? If not what mounts will i need to buy? And i think thats i need a new computer because i am putting the 5 speed tranny in it and what computer will work effectlively with the motor?
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The motor mounts are the same. Use 5 speed ECU
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is the ecu from the 88 an auto and u need a a9l u can order one from autozone for like 200 reman
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Old 08-15-2010, 12:31 PM
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Yeah im taking the motor out of the 1988 and the 5 speed tranny from another mustang. I just need something to connect and effectively run the 5.0 with the 5 speed tranny
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Originally Posted by fordboy5.0 View Post
is the ecu from the 88 an auto and u need a a9l u can order one from autozone for like 200 reman
An auto computer will work fine for a 5 speed car.
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An auto computer will work fine for a 5 speed car.
oh i heard that u have to swap computers and tranny harness for it to work.
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Originally Posted by fordboy5.0 View Post
oh i heard that u have to swap computers and tranny harness for it to work.
in a foxbody, the computers are interchangeable.

in an SN-95, you must run an auto comp, in an auto. and a manual comp... in a manual
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Originally Posted by fordboy5.0 View Post
oh i heard that u have to swap computers and tranny harness for it to work.
Like adder said they both work but if you were going from a manual to an auto you would want a auto computer to make everything run smoother.
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