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Old 10-22-2009, 01:09 AM   #541
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Old 10-22-2009, 03:22 AM   #542
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yeah the down pipe goes in front or the engine because there is no room for a 4" exhaust and a drive shaft under a focus
yeh, showing how most v8 converted focus are raised like trucks. lol
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Old 10-22-2009, 08:57 AM   #543
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yeh, showing how most v8 converted focus are raised like trucks. lol
exactly that is also because most do not cut out the tunnel. and in order to get the engine and tranny to clear the factory tunnel they have to sit very low. but i cut mine out just for that reason. i have my tranny tucked even with the bottom of the car.
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Old 10-22-2009, 09:16 AM   #544
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what type suspension you going to have this sit on? Are you going to use some sort of coil over?.


AH wait I think I remember reading that you were going to wait to decide until closer till done to see how it handles the extra weight.
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Old 10-22-2009, 11:44 AM   #545
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yeah i am going to run stock suspension on the front and see how it works. there isnt any way to know till i get i down and start driving it.
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Old 10-24-2009, 11:34 PM   #546
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well i have to have a moment of silence.

a friends truck died last night. kyle's boosted 4.3 sonoma spun a rod bearing.

kyle is the one that has been helping with the ecu etc on the focus, sad to see the truck die..
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shitty cell phone pic of the engine removal/strip down.


the last few weeks the 700r4 trans has been going out. by the time the engine went he didnt have 2nd gear any more.

so now he gets to do the same swap as me. probably going to be a 5.3 w/ th350 megasquirt and the same t70 off the 4.3 for now
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Old 10-25-2009, 10:19 AM   #547
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LOL that sucks but we all knew it was coming with his giant turbo lol. and you should post pics of his build when he starts
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Old 10-25-2009, 11:29 AM   #548
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yeah it sucks. i think he was running around 11psi when it went. i would like to post pic of his build but the only problem is he will have to send me pics and he doesnt have a camera. since i will be in AL i wont get to help him with it as much as i would like to.
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Oooo ya forgot your movin so no bueno on pics lol. but whats new on yours any updates
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umm... i finished the exhaust. i just have to get it wrapped as soon as my wrap comes in. i will take some pics of it when i get it finished. i also went yesterday and got a tranny tunnel. i just went to a junk yard and cut a tunnel out of a mustang with a torch. it was free so it will save me from having to buy more sheet metal.
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