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When you installed the starter you may have inadvertently put the gears in a bind. Make sure the bendix meshes properly with the flywheel. The bendix is the small gear on the starter that slides out and connects with the flywheel when the ignition key is turned.
If you can get the car running go to Autozone or Oreillys for a Starter Draw test. This test will show how much juice it takes to turn the starter. They have specifications for what a new Starter should do.
If you can not get the car running you would be taking the Starter off anyway. The Autoparts store can check it off the car too.
2000 ford came with a choice of engines... with out knowing which one, I will suggest a generic method.....
Remove the - (neg) cable from the battery.
With the vehicle on a secure surface, remove the power cable from the starter.
Remove the 2 bolts that secure the starter to the bellhousing. Pull the starter out and insert new starter.
Secure with bolts and torque to 35-40 lbs.