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ok heres the deal, i have a 96 taurus gl with a 3.0 litre vulcan engine
i also happend to be scavenging parts outta cars we have around our place and i came across a '89 dodge spirit turbo, and its also a V6 3.0 liter engine
now would it be possible to jack this outa that car and stick it on my vulcan engine?

 

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hmmm, the Turbo was a 2.5 liter four with 150hp and 180 lbft of torque.....at higher rpms than the Vulcan.....I'd say you'd smoke that with your Vulcan even if it is possible.....


p.s. the 3.0 in those cars was a Mitsubishi with like 140 hp (and no turbo)....



If I'm not mistaken, the first picture up there shows the 4 spark plug wires coming out of the 4banger...
 

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I don't think it'd bolt right up, but with the right modifications, just maybe, but since you want to put a Dodge part in a Ford, it's just gonna be a nightmare.
 

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From what we've discussed here, there isn't lots of room for a turbo on the Taurus and you'll need some kind of custom header to make it fit. Once you get it physically on there though, the hard part is done. The rest is a matter of tuning for the most part, depending on how much PSI you're running you'll need to upgrade other things.

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The Dodge Spirit R/T was a 4 cylinder. Not a V6.
 

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yeah, my bad i got the engines mixed up, my old man also has a 94 dodge spirit, which is a 3.0 liter v6, but no turbo on that one, how would i got about mounting this if at all possible? now that i know it is a 4 cyl, and has 4 exhaust ports instead of 3, maybe i should just throw out the idea entirely, i dont know, just need some more input
 

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Originally posted by Inferno@Mar 2 2004, 10:04 AM
yeah, my bad i got the engines mixed up, my old man also has a 94 dodge spirit, which is a 3.0 liter v6, but no turbo on that one, how would i got about mounting this if at all possible? now that i know it is a 4 cyl, and has 4 exhaust ports instead of 3, maybe i should just throw out the idea entirely, i dont know, just need some more input
Unless you have all the machining at your disposable and time to work out all the kinks, making a turbo Taurus is going to run you into thousands of dollars. What exactly is your experience on working on cars and what is your budget? There's plenty of other stuff you can do to your bull that will still put a smile on your face.
 
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