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Well, the time is coming. I'm considering buying a new 2004 Ford Taurus with the Duratec soon. Hopefully by July or August; and I've been looking around at the local dealers to see what they have to offer and the price ranges.

Anyway, I'm wondering what I should do with my '94. It has the 3.8L (which has been very good to me). Should I try to sell it? I was thinking about just leaving it in the garage, tearing apart the engine, replacing it with some V6 Mustang aftermarket engine parts, supercharging it, and then replacing all the suspension. I realize this will cost quite a bit, but I think it'll be a fun project. I don't plan for it to happen overnight, but maybe a 1-2 year project. So basically by taking it slow I don't have to immediately dump thousands of dollars into it, but just spend a little bit each month, install, and just work until completion.

Which do you think would be the best for me to do?
 

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I think you should save it for a project car. I think it would be awesome to have a s/c'ed Taurus wagon. Imagine the rice you'd eat!
 
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I'd keep the Taurus for a project car, too!
Good luck with everything!
 
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I'd keep it for a project car. It's in good shape, however with the resale values on our cars, you may not get much for it. You already know the car inside and out, so you know its issues and strong points. Much better to start a project with a car you know about.

Good luck!
 

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Project Car = Good Idea.

Put a 2.3L Mustang engine in it and supercharge that.
 

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lol screw the 4 cilinder make it a 5.0 or 4.6. lol spercharge that) if they can do it to a focus they can do it for us.
 

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I think you should use it as a backup/emergency/spare car. Or heck, even if one of your friends/family/preachers/whatever are in a tough situation and need to borrow a car. And of course, it wouldnt hurt to throw on the occasional supercharger.
 
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Originally posted by slider5634@Mar 4 2004, 12:13 PM
Project Car = Good Idea.

Put a 2.3L Mustang engine in it and supercharge that.
The Turbo'd T-birds only made 140 hp, with about the same tq. That's a step down from stock.
 
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I say keep it and make it a convertible. You'll be tha man!..especially when march 90 degree weather just creeps on yah


If you are going to buy a car, why not buy a mazda6 or something...something MORE fun?
 

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Keep it as a project car I say
. You can use it as a test mule for all the zany ideas we come up with here in TCCA
 
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