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Project "Frankenstang" 56 K warning.

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Old 07-17-2008, 09:15 PM   #21
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NICE!!!!!!!!!! good luck and don't skimp on the pictures
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Old 07-17-2008, 11:49 PM   #22
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yea keep up with the photos, it's an interesting project.

You could ask a mod to move or split this thread to the v6 section...I don't think the 4cyl guys are as stuffy about V6 topics in their section as the V8 guys.
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Old 07-18-2008, 06:16 AM   #23
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Moderator move to 2.3 "chit chat" section. I have one the v-6 section. I will be adding about the conversion to 4 eye and 5 lug change and more. Maybe of interest to the everyone in this section. Your choice of what to do. Thanks Maurice
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Old 07-18-2008, 03:57 PM   #24
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looks good mg..
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Old 07-20-2008, 12:16 PM   #25
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Done a little more j-yard searching this week. Got a back glass assembly 2 taillights and a fuse door [for the 89t it keeps falling off] for 75 dollars. Well went Saturday and starting removing the motor. J-yard would have removed it but they cut everything [wiring, ac, power steering etc. Got it unwiried and unplumbed. Now has to be pulled. Or should I say dropped. Found out he said easier to drop crossmember out bottom and remove motor. He is also pulling me a 3.0 automatic. Motor includes all accessoried. Alternator, power steering, maf etc. motor and trans for 600. I think reasonable. Found out will need longer AC lines. Compressor will be on driver side at the bottom. Also power steering pump on passager side. No way to sway. Custom brackets. And I am not going to try to make any at the rpms this motor can turn. Talked to local mustang guy. Getting a 5 lug rear axles and his old v-6 mustang exhaust for free. So maybe all will work out. Always check my photobucket it has more photos. Not going to slow this post down to slow for people on dialup. Thanks.
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Old 07-20-2008, 12:22 PM   #26
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Nice project man. I love the look of the 4 eyed stangs. Keep the pictures coming!
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Old 07-26-2008, 12:08 PM   #27
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Well still waiting for them to pull the motor. They have been busy and me waiting a little is saving me a little money. He appreciates it alot. Hint will make more parts cheaper. Well decided to clean up under hood. First rerun the vent line from gas tank to area under fender instead of in engine compartment. Also rerun the wiring on driver side to same area. Planning on retaping the wiring protecting. It will be above fender liner. Also ran the hood release cable in same area. Will finalize the wiring location soon as find out about one connection and sit motor in and see what I can do about that wiring. Alot neater I think.
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are you gonna paint the engine bay?
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I wasn't going to before the wiring idea. But now that more will be exposed. Yes going to paint it. First I am going to clean it with soap and water and see how bad paint is. Looks like rust but is not. Only debate now is whether to weld up all those extra holes.
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:01 PM   #30
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Well got the motor at my house. Fooled with it a little last night to turn intake around. It is going to be interesting. The throttle body has a 3 or 4 hoses going into it. So we shall see. Fuel rail maybe reverseable to put fuel input at drivers rear instead of passenger front. So here is more. This is pictures of actual motor using. Click the image to open in full size.
Wiring fun. This will be on passenger side.
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This was the firewall side on the SHO.
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Needless to say all that wiring will be at the bellhousing end. Big connectioin is for the computer. On the Sho the computer stuck thru the firewall and computer was on the inside, wiring connection was on motor side. Computer will go back where Mustang one was.Turned intake around to start working wiring out. This is roughly it will work will need to lower it quite a bit.
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Old 08-02-2008, 07:42 PM   #31
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Well done some more work. Notice in these pictures all the wiring that was on the right side valve cover is gone. All the wiring had to be extended. Now it is run in the valley between the heads. That should make it neater. Also turned the fuel rail around. Now the fuel lines are at the area of 2.3 was. Not in right front of engine bay. Would have had to rerun the lines. Cut down on intake. Still going to have to make some 1/2" phenoic "spelling?" spacers. Done mated trans and motor now surprizes there. Will have to redrill the flexplate to match the torque convertor. But I know that ahead. So here is some pictures.
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Wow. Great project. Looks like a really big headache...but it'll pay off when it's finished.
Keep at it.....
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Adminstrator Thanks for moving. I don't what I was thinking when posted in tech. Maurice
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Looking good, you gunna control the A4LD with the SHO or are you running the 87-90 A4LD?
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here is part of solution. www.bobcat.ca/stuff/DOCS/A4LDDU~2.PDF Got the intake spacers made. Found some solid surface laminate. {Counter top Material} Torch won't melt it. Gas doesn't affect it. Got the wiring extended so computer should go in car. Got to work out the wiring to the ICM to run fuel pump and fans etc.
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Hey MG wanna throw the link to the post in the 6 section? If it's any different than this one..

Reason I asked is because I hate the new look of the forum and it might just be me but I also can't stand searching for anything it it either haha..
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I started a link in the six section. Didn't seem to gather no interest so I let it die. I guess only reason someone looks at it here is because I started out here. Right now kind of boring. All I have been doing is modify wiring.
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Got some more info. When getting the trans get a flexplate for trans. You must drill trans flexplate to match SHO motor. Torque convertor has too much of dish in to fit the SHO flexplate. Right now still thinking of using A4ld computer and not hooking up the motor section. In other words two engine computers. This what engine looks like when intake is rotated. Must install in car to decide where a lot of parts go and finalize wiring.
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Well tried to install back in October. Engine k-member in way. May modify or get a turbular k-member. Also exhaust was going to hit it. Well I got a set of stock 3.8 Mustang header. From 94 to 98 I think. I think I can cut flanges off and make new flanges. I think would be easier thank making my own. First two pictures of 3.8 header. Las one is the stock SHO.
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