Some before some after (taxes that is). It's incomplete too. Like to talk about it's cost, no, but I do like to be informative. Befor this swap I was thinking 5000.00 at the most, but you know how it is . 100 bucks here 100 bucks there, it adds up fast. If I had know that number would double I prolly would have started with a Camaro. You have to admit 4 to 5 grand would make a nice LT1 supercharged ride. And it would be fast.
I Just got a lift for my shop and expect gear tomorrow. Will take pics of the exhaust while she's up. If l can get this damn camcorder to work like I want it I'll set up a mpeg vid.
The second and current Torque converter was $440.00 I think.
Don't get me wrong, those raxles are simply beautiful pieces. But when you put it on paper. I paid 300 for my race c4 tranny. And 680 for a complete 351w with less than 10,000 miles. Considering these guys make thousands of shafts, seems like their materials cost would be low. No special tooling necessary since all are basically made the same. So how does a stock 1 go for 80 bucks (reman unit) whereas a beefier version go for 250. I just cant find logic in that, other than extreme markup.
At fordpartsonline.com they sell new Expedition units which are huge, for 177.00 and 154.00 , and you know these usint have to be solid, it is a 6000 lb vehicle.
But anyways back to the real question. Will mark 8 units work. Seems like a 300hp half shaft would be stronger than the old 200hp versions the coug came with.
Last edited by Oc3digital; 05-19-2004 at 12:02 AM.