I like you, I really do. You are ambitious ,motivated and creative. BUT do not for one minute think that this project at ANY time is going to be cheap is completely delusional!
---(((Just the engine, harness, and a transmission will be cheap second hand. Give it a couple years, that's all I'm saying. )))----
They come in
-Ford:Mustangs, escapes, focuses, rangers, explorers.
-Lincoln: Corsair, MKC
Lots of previous manuel transmissions from BMWs fit this motor too. They are like 300$
There is an all wheel drive ford focus rs that has a drift button(~85%power to rears) with this motor and a 6 speed Manuel🥰. Heavy though
The Vuhl 05 has 405hp stock with a Tune for 93 octane and a bigger intercooler