some version of the 3.8 had headgasket issues. So likely you want to put studs on that. Turbo would cool. But its true, if you want a good, long term solution, be prepared to put some money in.
97 Laser Red GT-248A Wingless model, Built Lincoln Mark VIII motor-Procharger D1SC, 3 core IC
2012 Black GT-Saddle, 3.73s, Brembos, Shaker1000