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05-31-2013 05:08 AM
02fordsvt Seat delete looks awesome. Nice work.
05-30-2013 10:13 PM
seventystangfan
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Originally Posted by CotyM View Post
Awesome mobile ho- I mean trunk space... yeah that's it lol...

I know exactly what you mean about the A/C I did the exact same thing, then after it was ready to go, I realized it didn't work 100%, turns out I the OLD orifice tube in instead of the new one
Haha thanks! I'm thinking about installing a sleeping bag too

Whoever had the car before me installed an orifice tube backwards, and I had to replace that whole tube assembly. I am sure that it was backwards though.
05-30-2013 08:24 PM
CotyM Awesome mobile ho- I mean trunk space... yeah that's it lol...

I know exactly what you mean about the A/C I did the exact same thing, then after it was ready to go, I realized it didn't work 100%, turns out I the OLD orifice tube in instead of the new one
05-30-2013 07:58 PM
seventystangfan
Partial Update

So after nearly $300 and several hours of work, my A/C partially works... frustrating but I accept it and I'm moving on to more important things!

One of those things being a rear seat delete! It's raining now, but I've got some progress pics. After completing the first section I decided it needed to match and I constructed the rear piece.







Here you can see my full project completed, but it's a little overshadowed by the upcoming project! The SVTs were picked up for $140, but they do need some good ol' Tender Loving Care. I'm going to try and take care of the physical damage and then paint them up.

05-15-2013 08:00 PM
seventystangfan I got a new (used) bumper and fender this Saturday, and got it installed sunday. No pics yet but I will get some up soon. I was able to find them in silver and the bumper has fogs too!

The guy that sold me the bumper and fender has a set of 5-spoke SVTs that he said he would sell to me for $150. Only one of the wheels is damaged, but it is very easily fixed. I'm hoping to pick those up in the next month or so, then setting out to find some decent tires. The donor car he has also has working AC and I'm going to get everything I can off of it (compressor, accumulator, condenser, lines, etc.) for $100. I ordered an O-ring set from RockAuto. So hopefully I'll have working AC next week!
04-17-2013 01:29 AM
seventystangfan New Mount and bracket are finally installed. I hate not having a functional vehicle so hopefully it doesn't go out like that again! I'm really glad no transmission issues were caused and hope that it remains that way.

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04-12-2013 12:57 AM
seventystangfan
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Originally Posted by stealthzx3 View Post
LEDs are the best. What's the camera for? And idk what to tell you about that trans bolt mount lol.. Good luck with the dogbone mount replacement, looks like you have minimal rust under there.
Thanks!

I got the camera because as a 16 year old male, any accident would be immediately thought of as my fault. So, I at least have a second set of eyes for some form of proof.
04-12-2013 12:00 AM
stealthzx3 LEDs are the best. What's the camera for? And idk what to tell you about that trans bolt mount lol.. Good luck with the dogbone mount replacement, looks like you have minimal rust under there.
04-11-2013 10:23 PM
seventystangfan Side note-

Here are the part numbers on what I ordered:
YS4Z6E042BA -transmission mount bracket
YS4Z6068MA -dogbone motor mount
04-11-2013 10:20 PM
seventystangfan My LEDs arrived yesterday so I got my new dash installed along with those. Changed out the center dome light for an LED. I also finally hardwired my dashcam power source into the car.














On a very unpleasant note, my rear motor mount bracket (attached to the engine and the dogbone mount) has given up on its existence. I popped the clutch a little more forcefully than it wanted me to and it broke into pieces. Ordered the dogbone and the bracket from Tousley Ford online store for about $80 plus shipping.



This looks like it has been missing for a long time, but I am NOT replacing the entire transmission housing for this bolt. Any ideas on how to fix this or will it survive without it?

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