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Old 06-12-2013, 10:05 PM   #11
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Finally! I hope to see this car one day. How have you figured out shifting?
I sectioned the stock shifter and flipped it so the cables go back towards the rear and then use a bell crank with a second set of shift cables to reach the transaxle. Sound like fun?


I was hoping to make it to FF in StL since I'm less than 2 hours west right off I70...looks like that is a bit optimistic right now.

Finished up the heater core lines and clutch line tonight and started on the throttle cable. Probably do the wireharness thursday and some misc small stuff.
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Old 06-13-2013, 03:55 PM   #12
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Old 06-17-2013, 02:34 PM   #13
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well instead of linking to a post that links to your pictures, post some of the pictures of your progress here.

Looks sweet:



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This is the showroom after all
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Old 06-17-2013, 05:30 PM   #14
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Thanks for the pics rambleon84.

plonker, whats going on here? Are you going to have two engines?
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Old 06-17-2013, 05:38 PM   #15
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well shit. that's neat.
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Thanks for the pics rambleon84.

plonker, whats going on here? Are you going to have two engines?
O.O x2 SVT engines?! 340hp AWD focus with evenly distributed weight?! Sounds awesome!
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Old 06-17-2013, 06:30 PM   #17
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Fml why has no one ever done this before
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:50 PM   #18
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don't get too excited, just relocating the engine to a more reward location...this has been enough of an ordeal, can't imagine doubling the headache
btw, I haven't had enough time to resize images right now as I'm aiming to make it to FF in 31 days
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:52 PM   #19
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and thanks for attatching the pics rambleon84
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Holy crap!!! mid engine rear wheel drive. thats nuts man. i can't wait to see what this looks like in the end!
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