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Old 04-22-2013, 02:16 AM   #21
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are they using widebands now or is the front still a narrowband?

curious to find out which sensor was left off. probably the rear 02 which wouldn't have affected it.
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Old 04-22-2013, 07:16 AM   #22
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The closest o2 sensor to the engine is a wideband. And because of his earlier comment about it not being long enough I'm guessing its the wideband one he left out.

The solution is to use a Porsche o2 sensor that has a longer cord
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Old 04-22-2013, 02:21 PM   #23
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I would consider taping/numbering all of your electrical connections (male and female sides). It's not required, but it will assist and cut time on the re-install.
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You will need to raise the car up off the engine, much easier. The engine comes out from underneath the car,
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I would consider taping/numbering all of your electrical connections (male and female sides). It's not required, but it will assist and cut time on the re-install.
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anybody knows how to remove the shifter linkage on the transmission? i'm kinda stuck on that and don't want to break everything
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Old 04-24-2013, 05:51 PM   #27
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Never Mind... It's clipped

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Old 04-24-2013, 06:04 PM   #28
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Just what were you doing to cause it to blow & send a rod through the block?
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my 07 went at a low milage. i think it was something like 26 or 27k. i got lucky ford replaced mine. good luck with your swap!
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I got it out.. pain in the ass with no lift... here's some pics

Active grill shuter




Exploded piston laying in the oil pan




headers



hole in the block cylinder #1





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