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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-01-2004, 09:20 PM Thread Starter
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Mark VIII swap possibility?

Found a complete Mark VIII at the local junkyard, and was wondering if it would be worth the hassle to grab anything from it? I didn't look at the mileage on it, and I believe it was a 98, but can't remember. When I go back I can check. Just thought this might be a good avenue for a tranny swap if it's decent. Any particular year worth grabbing, or are they all worth a look. May be a cheaper alternative to the TC swap, then all I would have to do is the J-Mod and I'd be set.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-02-2004, 09:15 PM
 
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The Mark 8's have the updated stuff in them, just need to drill the plate. Also they have the mechanical diode...talk to Thomas...he just swapped a 98 mark in not too long ago in his 95

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hmmm..... if the motors any good, i'd look into that if i were you!


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Definately a good idea!!!! It may not have that many miles on that motor and if it is in a good running order, might be worth yanking. If it does have a lot of miles on it, but still is good, you could allways rebuild it, thats what im thinking of doing.........later on the road of course........

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