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Old 03-08-2014, 12:54 PM
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98 Mustang Question

My Son and I have been looking at a 98 Mustang with a V6 Automatic.It's a clean little car inside and out.

Would that be a 3.7, how dependable are they, gas mileage?

Also what Mustang forum is a good?

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Old 03-08-2014, 02:34 PM
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3.8. its aluminum heads and cast block.. they have issues once in a while with head gaskets.. and when that happens typiy warp heads.

but they're easy to replace and fix.
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The automatic transmission behind those isn't known for longevity. They work but if the previous owner thrashed it (hey, it's a Mustang), then it might not be long lived.

They're suuuuper easy to work on.

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The automatic transmission behind those isn't known for longevity. They work but if the previous owner thrashed it (hey, it's a Mustang), then it might not be long lived.

They're suuuuper easy to work on.

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Can the trans be beefed up to live?
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yes. the trans that's in em is in the AOD/AOD-E/4R70W family.. they can be built to live all day..

it should be a AOD-E in the 98 v6
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I will check it out better next week.
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