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Broke timing chain in a 3.8 1995 mustang

I just bought a 1995 mustang with a 3.8 manual transmision for $450.00. It was taken to a mechanic before i bought it and i was told that it is just the timing chain and the compression is still fine. I have friends telling me i shouldnt have bought it because if the chain broke it needs a new engine and its a piece of junk. is this true or is it possible that the engine is ok and just needs the timning chain replaced and it will be fine? I am getting the timing chain replaced for $150 plus parts by the guy i am buying it from.

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You dont have a sohc its ohv so you have no interference motor so more than likely it will be fine

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The timing chain is not a cause for whole engine replacement. If the guy is willing to do it for 150 plus parts and guarentee's it to run right afterwards Id say go for it. 150 Plus parts is a good deal for something like this.

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