Engine swap

Asked by Demi Sep 05, 2018 at 11:34 PM about the 1985 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Sedan RWD

Question type: Car Customization

I have a 1985 Mercury Grand Marquis Ls with a 5.0 302
sitting in it. I want to put a blown v8 in it. Something to make
it a sleeper. Despite many Google searches I am having a
hard time finding out what will fit into it in regards to a motor
swap and tranny swap. Anyone got any advice?

1 Answer


Just about anything can be made to fit, but it will cost boatloads of money. A 5.0 with forced induction can make lots of horsepower and the AOD transmission can be built to be very strong. Why not mod something that you know will fit in the car. Also a Grand Marquis is a very heavy car to ever be quick without lots of HP.

2 people found this helpful.

Your Answer:

Mercury Grand Marquis Experts

  • #1
    Tracy Hooks
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers


Related Models For Sale

Used Lincoln Town Car
12 listings starting at $3,888
Used Ford Crown Victoria
10 listings starting at $4,995
Used Ford F-150
104 Great Deals out of 8,024 listings starting at $3,970
Used Chevrolet Impala
16 Great Deals out of 490 listings starting at $2,200
Used Dodge Charger
24 Great Deals out of 604 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Taurus
12 Great Deals out of 234 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Mustang
31 Great Deals out of 1,083 listings starting at $6,890
Used Lincoln Continental
33 listings starting at $29,995

Used Cars for Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.