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Old 03-27-2013, 08:40 PM   #51
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Got the clutch line modified today for the external slave.
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:43 PM   #52
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Installed slave and line. All I need is a union and that will be done.

Copper plugs. Previous owner used the same.



Explorer TB vs SN95. Need to find out how to mod it.


Angle not quite right.


Stainless steel hardware and Massive plug wires.
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:24 PM   #53
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I those same type of copper plugs in my spi. I liked them.

Nice to see some progress, I hope to get moving on my by the end of the month.


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Looking great Dustin!
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:14 PM   #55
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Today I permanently mounted the AC bracket, permanently ran fuel lines in the engine bay, and started messing with the TB. Swapped over the IAC and swapped the TPS from my truck. Also tried to cut and weld the tab on the opposite side, but apparently the spring is on a plastic spacer and it melted it to the spring. Oops, now for plan B. But I don't know what that is yet.

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Removed the intake and finished up all the vacuum lines. Also removed the TB spacer and installed the throttle cable. Getting pretty close to having the engine bay all wrapped up.


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So I spent my afternoon trying to figure out why it won't run. It will try and stumble and die. It will run for a second if I add starting fluid. It will run for a second if I cover half of the MAF housing. When it does run it sounds like its sucking too much air and its choking, but it won't even try with the throttle open.

The only thing that is different is that I swapped out the SN95 intake for the Foxbody and Explorer TB.
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how did you work out the issue with your TPS? Think that might be an issue? I remember it seemed to run better awhile back?

I see your alternator bracket and PS pump brackets have pulleys on them...

how bout the throttle cable though. isn't that a snap in deal?
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I tried 2 different TPS sensors. I think its a vacuum leak.
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I guess yours doesn't have an idle up valve, but I totally just noticed that the throttle linkage is supposed to face down towards the valve cover.

I agree though.... it sounds like it's a vacuum leak. stick a tennis ball or something over the intake and spray around the manifold and stuff if it will run that way.
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