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Old 03-09-2013, 12:35 PM   #41
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What was the point of that I wonder. It would have been cheaper to do a front end conversion on a D23 ZX3 or 5 or at least a lot easier. Someday I wouldn't mind a FI ZXW with SVT clip. Make plugs for the rear windows and some loud paint....put it on air......a new school sedan delivery.

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Having a svt & a 23 motor= why not? That was yrs ago. A zxw w/ plugs for the rear windows= reminds me of a Vega panel w/ a V/8. Or a Pinto Cruising wgn.
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Old 03-09-2013, 01:03 PM   #42
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If only Ford made the svt hatchback with a performance version of the D23. That would have been sick.
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If only Ford made the svt hatchback with a performance version of the D23. That would have been sick.
Yeah, I'd be in one.Thats why I bought the ST over the SVT.
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A zxw w/ plugs for the rear windows
What's a plug for the rear window?
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Old 03-09-2013, 11:01 PM   #45
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So to reiterate things... I dont need to install my cam gears to install the actual camshafts?
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Either aftermarket or oem. You need some cam gears.
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I was thinking of sticking with the oem's instead of installing the CFM adjustable gears for my stage 1 crane cams. I have to admit I have no clue what I am doing when it comes to adjusting the cams. lol
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I was thinking of sticking with the oem's instead of installing the CFM adjustable gears for my stage 1 crane cams. I have to admit I have no clue what I am doing when it comes to adjusting the cams. lol
You do have a timing bar, correct? Get the motor to tdc for #1. The back of the cams you'll see a offset slot. Turn the motor over till you can fit the bar thru both cams= laying on the head. The int & exh cam lobes of #1 will be pointing towards each other.
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What's a plug for the rear window?
Its like a sunroof plug used on track cars....a piece of metal welded in where the windows are between the c and d pillars in the case of a wagon. The first hotrod I fell in love with was a peach colored Nash sedan delivery. I've seen a few PTs and HHRs done up that way as "deliveries" but its not the same.

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I suppose saying Nash shows my age....lol

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