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Old 05-23-2010, 05:39 AM   #1001
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Eh, it still works though. It has the same problem as my sedan though now. I have to open the passenger door from the inside all the time. I think I messed something up putting it back.

And I don't think you need the ecu wiring, that should go to the bay. You need everything from the black box to the doors though I think.
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Old 05-23-2010, 10:13 PM   #1002
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Okay I finally got a camera to use. Not the best quality though. Only 2 pix for now, I need to reinstall flash to upload multiple images :/



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Old 05-24-2010, 02:26 AM   #1003
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Did you drop the engine from above or did you raise the front end and go from below? I would think it would be easier to go from below so you can keep the axles on the motor. My next door neighbor had to swap a new engine into their mini van, and they went from below. They jacked the front end like 3-4 feet off the ground to make clearance for the motor...looked kinda funny but dangerous at the same time
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Old 05-24-2010, 04:03 AM   #1004
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I couldn't even get the axles off the spindle lol. So I undid the 3 control arm bolts and 3 strut nuts and removed the whole thing with the axle attached.

For the SVT engine, it was removed and installed from the top. but for the Zetec, it HAD to be removed from the bottom. The trans was too large and wouldn't clear the driver side rail.
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Old 06-03-2010, 10:42 PM   #1005
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hey guys, long time to post. anyways my car is now up on craigslist. email me if you guys need sedan parts, ill give you guys dibs. punkisdead44@gmail.com
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Alright, swap is complete. There some kinks I have to work out, such as:

door ajar light
leaking outer PS CV boot (my friend accidentally burnt a hole in it)
install exhaust piping
switch the AC accumulator (or buy a new one for $50)
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Damn man I'm so jealous you did the swap! Too bad you're not on Oahu, your car should be here haha!!!

On a side note, I just might go to Kauai sometime within the next week or two (still not sure yet), but it's for a funeral though, so no can cruise :(
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That's alright, I leave this sunday for my internship. I'm looking at the Young Brothers fees and it's less than $200 to ship my car!
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Old 06-08-2010, 05:14 PM   #1009
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Here's hoping Your internship goes well, Cy. I wish I could say that I'm not a little jealous, but I am. Do You know which arrays You will be working at yet?
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Old 06-08-2010, 06:06 PM   #1010
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what you gonna be doing up there at the telescopes? What's your major? Is the svt ready to climb mauna kea?
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