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Old 08-02-2011, 10:13 PM   #73
iceberg65
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Originally Posted by inkedfireman View Post
I know that feeling! After I blew my first motor, I got a used long block and put it in. Tried to start it, and no joy. Turns out I had no spark because the new long block was out of an auto car, and the crank position sensor bracket (that bolts on behind the flywheel) is different from a manual.

Like you said, it sucks to have to drop the tranny right after getting everything back together.
Exact same thing happened to me; 99% of 4 cyl cougars are manual so the bit of info didnt exist on my most commonly used forum.


For the shifter base; some contours had a metal base if you have a nearby junkyard to look around. Not 100% on the fitment with the focus; as long as its a cable shift (some were rod shift) I would think it would work. Probably easier to find then an svt unit.
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