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Old 07-13-2005, 07:25 PM   #11
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You want to watch it letting the halfshaft dangle like that - the inner CV joint could be damaged because it has a limited range of motion and allowing it to hold up the outer halfshaft and CV joint like that can overflex it.

Always support the shaft on both sides of any CV joint when you have the outer one disconnected from the hub or the inner one disconnected from the tranny.
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Old 08-04-2005, 09:40 PM   #12
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so what if I did this same swap on an '03 zx3 that doesn't have ABS is that a problem?
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Old 08-04-2005, 09:53 PM   #13
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None at all . I do not have ABS. I just left the sensors in place ( as a water seal) and clipped the wires off. Nothing to it!
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Old 08-05-2005, 01:48 PM   #14
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oh yeah on more ?

did you have to install one of those proportioning vavles too?
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Old 08-05-2005, 01:56 PM   #15
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is it my eyes, or is the stock rotor larger than the svt?

wouldn't that make it more effective....front I mean.

Rear swap to disc would be lovely though!!!

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Old 08-05-2005, 02:41 PM   #16
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Nope, no need for a porportioning valve, it works just fine the way it is. I had to put a valve on my mustang when I did it, but the FoFo did not need one.

The SVT disc is larger, so it must be your eyes..LOL the SVT uses a 300 mm disc and stock is 238 I think
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Old 08-06-2005, 04:06 PM   #17
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wow I wish i had a lift like that!!!
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How hard is it to install the SVT e-brake cables? I've heard you have to remove all of the exhaust heat shielding to get at the cables...
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You have to remove the rear ehaust shield, but it is really easy. It is held on by 4 speed nuts, that is it! You remove those and pull the shield off and they are easy to get to. Total time doing the e-brake cables from start to finish was maybe 30 minutes or less... Just buy the svt rear cables from Ford. That is all you need.
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Old 10-04-2005, 07:52 PM   #20
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Great setup i did the same thing myself last year although i have abs i added goodridge stainless lines and dot 5.1 brake fluid

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