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Old 12-19-2009, 12:54 PM   #1
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Exclamation gt500 in 02 wagon

i just started my project. im droping a 67 gt500 motor in a 02 wagon i picked up from a junkyard yesterday. the 67 gt was my dads but because of a drunk driver that car is no more. i started last month and everythings going well. the engine and tranny are already in but im having trouble rewiring some things. any tips would be greatly aprecheated.

time is not an option because i got an 01 zx3 also but i want to get it done b4 next semester.

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Old 12-19-2009, 12:59 PM   #2
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Tips= PICS!!

that's pretty awesome though, what transmission did you use?

I'm no help though so far :)
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Old 12-19-2009, 01:00 PM   #3
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idk the name of it it was out of my dads mustang. but its not the stock 1
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Old 12-19-2009, 01:35 PM   #4
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By "time is not an option" I assume you mean you have lots of time to complete this.

Anyways, pics would be sweet.

There is a guy on here who did his own V8 conversion, so he would know about wiring. I don't think he has all of it done, but he knows what he's going to do. His name is Turbo Turtle on here.
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Old 12-19-2009, 03:18 PM   #5
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67 GT500 Mustang , Your putting a 428FE engine into a Focus , Cant wait to see that , didnt know it would even fit

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Old 12-19-2009, 03:35 PM   #6
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If it's a real GT500 power train you ought be able to off that setup to a collector for huge coin... Sell it and buy a modern GT500 (5.4 DOHC SC) powertrain and use the extra 10-20K you'll have after that purchase for the rest of the conversion stuff.

What wiring r u needing guidance on? Dont really need much for that setup... Dual quads and a distributor aint too hard too figure out. :)
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no let him. i want to see the 7 litre with a 4 speed rock crusher stuffed into the zx3.
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a real GT500 ,i want pics of the swap and the 500

and not trying to be an ass But
if you cant wire up a 60's mustang motor im not sure if you should be
swaping it into a focus..

if you get it done then more power to you
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oh i'm watching this thread.. can't wait to see pics
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I heard that the orignal 427 cobra jets from those can sell for upwards of 20 and 30k but dont quote me on that because its late and Ive been known to make up stupid facts when I'm tired.
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