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    will mustang convertible 5.0 mounts work in a 1988 thunderbird? im going 5.0 from the turbo 4. thanks jim

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    No, 86-88 mounts are specific. They also suck in stock form. Every 302 86-87 car I've driven had bad motor mounts.
    Thunder cat, motor mounts: http://youtu.be/xDDKoedmj80
    Quote Originally Posted by jcassity
    I honestly dont think you could exceed the cost of a new car buy installing new *stock* parts everywhere in your coug our tbird. Its just plain impossible. You could revamp the entire drivetrain/engine/suspenstion and still come out ahead.
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    1988 Crown Vic wagon. 120K California car. Wifes grocery getter. (junked)
    1987 Ford Thunderbird LX. 5.0. s.o., sn-95 t-5 and an f-150 clutch. Driven daily and going strong.
    1986 cougar.
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    Thanks. Anyone use the trans dapt motor mounts? I pm'd chuck he fast none available.

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    I bought some $20 generic motor mounts from jegs. I drilled out the mounting bolt hole and used 1/2" spacers on the bolt.
    Quote Originally Posted by jcassity
    I honestly dont think you could exceed the cost of a new car buy installing new *stock* parts everywhere in your coug our tbird. Its just plain impossible. You could revamp the entire drivetrain/engine/suspenstion and still come out ahead.
    Hooligans!
    1988 Crown Vic wagon. 120K California car. Wifes grocery getter. (junked)
    1987 Ford Thunderbird LX. 5.0. s.o., sn-95 t-5 and an f-150 clutch. Driven daily and going strong.
    1986 cougar.
    lilsammywasapunkrocker@yahoo.com

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