So after a year of setting and waiting for me to get the funds together for the new engine, a month for the dealership to take there time and install, and 2... Show more300 dallors later my black night lives once more.
It was picked up late last night so I was unable to truly test it. How ever I did give it a basic test for my daily commute in to work and home.
New engine is very quiet. first oil change do in 3k miles, I will then be swapping to royal purple for the rest of the life on the vehicle.
Little bad news though. All 6 front ball joints need to be replaced. for mechanic to swap another 1500 dallors. For me to swap 250 dallors. can you guess what my choice is?
So after sitting and doing nothing for a year now. My black 06 fusion will live once more. I tried to gain the income to get and brand ne... Show morew jasper motor for it but things always came up. How ever i was able to locate a Linoln Zephyr motor on ebay with only 65k on it for 700$. It is on it's way to the dealer now where they will install for 1300$. For 2 grand i cant be any happier. My ride will be hitting shop as soon as engine arrives.
P.S. Learn hard lesson thes engine cannot skip oil changes. These are referred to as interference Motors. and must be maintained. Change at the recommended 3000 to 5000 mile mark. I may be kinda paranoid but mines getting one every month!
As of September my Fusion is down. Engine suffered internal damage do to installation error from who ever built the 3.0l Duratech motor it had. I need 2.5k t... Show moreo 5.5k to drop in new motor! for $2500 i can drop in used motor w/ a 6 month/ 20,000 mile warranty or for $5500 i can do brand spanking new w/ a 3year/200,000 mile warranty. My plan is to hold off for 8 months till I pay of the note for the car since I'm stuck in it any ways due to a as is no warranty sale and then get a loan for the 6 grand on the brand new motor. till then it sets in the garage waiting. Show Less