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Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-21-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
The engine is ready to be picked up (evil grin)....

The engine is ready to be picked up (evil grin). More porn:
http://www.paddedwall.org/2012mustang/images/stroker/engine_02.jpg
http://www.paddedwall.org/2012mustang/images/stroker/engine_03.jpg...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-21-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
Quick update - the machine shop invoice for final...

Quick update - the machine shop invoice for final machining/assembly, as well as buying a different oil pump (than what I provided) and a timing pointer, was only $775 (the benefits of starting with...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-20-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
I tried a flapper wheel and it got chewed up...

I tried a flapper wheel and it got chewed up pretty quick, but I had some 120-grit paper and a sanding block, so I started out with that. Some of the "grain" is pretty deeply embedded, but I should...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-18-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
As promised - engine porn! This was taken a few...

As promised - engine porn! This was taken a few days ago:

http://www.paddedwall.org/2012mustang/images/stroker/engine_01.jpg
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-18-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
Finally got the call from the machine shop...

Finally got the call from the machine shop regarding the pushrod size. I ordered them last night, and I'll have them on Monday, so I should have the motor by the end of next week. This means that I...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-17-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By jsimmonstx
Are you going to have to upgrade the trans and...

Are you going to have to upgrade the trans and driveshaft as well?
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-16-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By jsimmonstx
If you want info on what to do to effect your...

If you want info on what to do to effect your swap, use google - there are plenty of people that have already blazed that trail for you, and ytou can find lots of good info on the internet (asking...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-12-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
Talked to the machine shop guy today, and he said...

Talked to the machine shop guy today, and he said my engine may be done this week. WOOT!
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-12-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
Like i said, i wont discuss it.

Like i said, i wont discuss it.
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-12-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
Spacer: ...

Spacer:

http://www.paddedwall.org/2012mustang/images/stroker/bell_spacer_01.jpg

http://www.paddedwall.org/2012mustang/images/stroker/bell_spacer_02.jpg

I feel a compelling need to polish the...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-10-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
Yup just tryin to put the brakes on the idiots...

Yup just tryin to put the brakes on the idiots before they start up. Essentially, any argument against this mod is a moot point because I'm neck deep in parts, and there is no goin' back. It's gonna...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
My thread rules were just to avoid people getting...

My thread rules were just to avoid people getting caught up in stuff that doesn't matter. :)

I'll post a pic every now and then.
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-09-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
A shop is going to help me do it (using their...

A shop is going to help me do it (using their lifts, tools, and expertise).
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-09-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
Seriously?

Seriously?
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-09-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By jsimmonstx
427w into 2012 Mustang

Yes, I'm building an earth-killer (some libtard at the office called it that). I'm putting a 427ci stroked Windsor and a T56 Magnum XL transmission into an otherwise perfectly running 2012...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 07-06-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By jsimmonstx
It take a lot of work - and beer. With a little...

It take a lot of work - and beer. With a little googling, you might be able to find help.

Here's a pic I found of one such swap:

http://www.mustangii.net/images/suave46/46ii_15.jpg

Find a...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-04-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By jsimmonstx
Fan comes on based on cylinder head temp. Does...

Fan comes on based on cylinder head temp. Does your instrument cluster temperature gauge appear to work?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-02-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,623
Posted By jsimmonstx
See if you can find a "certified" used 2013-14 at...

See if you can find a "certified" used 2013-14 at a Ford dealer. You get a MUCH better warranty, as well as a bit better (and more negotiable) price.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-25-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By jsimmonstx
That rim isn't just curbed - it's bent. On a...

That rim isn't just curbed - it's bent. On a performance car, I wouldn't trust it. My advice is to replace it.
Forum: Motor Swap Section 06-24-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By jsimmonstx
When I was researching my impending motor swap...

When I was researching my impending motor swap (later model Mustang, essentially same engine), I used google HEAVILY. There may be swap motor mounts available, but the tubular K-member is absolutely...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 06-24-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By jsimmonstx
Money. :)

Money. :)
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-23-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By jsimmonstx
Lemon laws vary from state to state. Make sure...

Lemon laws vary from state to state. Make sure you know *specifically* how it's handled where your are before trying to initiate the process. Google is your friend.
Forum: Motor Swap Section 06-17-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,735
Posted By jsimmonstx
Or we must not care about it...

Or we must not care about it...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 06-17-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By jsimmonstx
I have a Type IV on my 2012. It's a nice hood. I...

I have a Type IV on my 2012. It's a nice hood. I may have to replace it though, because I'm doing a motor swap and the hood may not clear the air cleaner.
Forum: Motor Swap Section 06-16-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,735
Posted By jsimmonstx
Again recognizing this thread is old, I figured...

Again recognizing this thread is old, I figured I'd let everyone know that my 427w (dart block, afr heads, trick flow cam, 850cfm double-pumper carb) should be done sometime this week, and bought a...
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