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Old 04-28-2013, 01:00 PM   #111
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mm, you wouldn't be able to get the snout low enough to clear the hood. if it's completely sideways, you're looking at 8" tall from the top of the valve cover to get it that close to the distributor. BUT, look at moving the alternator somewhere else and trying to mount it on that side, maybe? like this, which gave me the idea:


Came across this one too. pretty neat. but probably no room up front.
I could easily mount one where the AC is with those accessory brackets. Wish my PS pump was at the bottom.

Edit: just seen first pic. You'd have to run different valve covers for that one.
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Old 04-28-2013, 01:05 PM   #112
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hey nice work. I am curious though what will happen when the engine torques. Then again, I think the side of the intake where the battery is will drop down under load.
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Old 04-28-2013, 02:12 PM   #113
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I just measured and I have 3" from the top of the alt mount to the hood when closed. There may be room.
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:52 AM   #114
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A little work yesterday.

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Went back over some wiring. I had forgotten that I ran the switched ECU power straight to the battery. Rewired that and found out the O2s use a separate power source than the rest of the sensors so I ran them to the Focus O2 power wire.

Also picked me up a refurbished battery today for $30. The old one wouldn't hold a charge at all. It was the stock battery though so I think 9 years was a good run.
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9 years is pretty good for a battery. I average 3 years on mine. Any ideas about the blower?
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I got to get this thing on the road before I start tearing it apart again.
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Makes sense. I'm to ambitious some times
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Talked to a buddy Jeremy (aka NX_Focus). He had a Moroso bump steer kit brand new sitting in his garage. Picked it up from him today and installed it.


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Got her to move. Still needs major toe adjustment.
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