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I'm sure there is more than that number out there, just seems like covid where a 2% failure rate is the end of the world. I hope ford does a good job making it right, in the end that is what matters most. Things happen, nothing is perfect.
Need to know the error code. New parts don't mean good, it means untested. Once you know which cylinder has the misfire code, you swap injector, ignition with the cylinder next to the misfire to see if the code moves over to another cylinder.
The stock explorer exhaust manifolds suck. You have a few options, headman or the expensive torque monsters which have a long wait time. 65 Mustang 289 Tri-Y's fit if you heat and bend the collectors out slightly to clear the 4R70W pan. I had to do that on my 68 cougar when I swapped transmissions.
Better off ditching the low and high pressure pumps for a single in tank high pressure unit. The motor mounts, I'd use the V6 rubber mount and buy the swap engine mounts off ebay. It's a 3/8 steel plate with a few holes drilled in it. The good ones are slotted so you can adjust the engine...