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Discussion in 'Fox Body Mustangs' started by nelzsvt, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. nelzsvt

    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    Thanks! If I ever get it done it will be for sure! I am working many extra hours at work to fund, but find myself without time to wrench. Last summer I took a vacation from work to do major mechanicals of the swap. Now I find myself with a 351 lightning motor that I want to rebuild and stick in there. Ha! It never ends!
     
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    Jimboslice751 New Member Established Member

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    Pretty sure a 95 Lightning already has a roller cam...?
     
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    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    If it is a roller cam then that's great. But I'm not sure it is. I know it's a roller cam block.
     
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    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    The lightning motor has a cobra valvetrain! Yay me! I bought some parts for the 351 swap.
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    SVTORANGE Active Member Established Member

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    I envy you for taking on such a task BUT this is a great build no doubt
     
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    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    I pulled the intake and there is no spider or link bars. It looks like flat tappet camshaft. That's alright. I am going to convert it to roller cam before installing into the Daddywagon. Some more parts came. K-member spacers, crankshaft pulley spacer, and ceramic shorty swap headers came in the mail! I will take pictures.
     
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    mysteed Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Very cool swap!
     
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    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    I bought used autocross tires in the proper size for the car to check fitment. $50 for the tires. 245/45r17. I am doing the roller cam conversion my self. My cam options are stock h.o., e303, or buy stage1. I have e303 and stock in my posession.
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  10. SVTORANGE

    SVTORANGE Active Member Established Member

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    Damn man it looks pretty slick NOW black out those windows

    If your close to BMORE come on down I will give you a good deal we will do LIMO tint on all the windows and do the windshield it will look SIC
     
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    umm! 351W swap!
     
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    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    Yes! 351 swap! It's not done yet. I am going to roller cam my 351 lightning engine and throw it in there. Wiring and rear brake plumbing. I am going to do 2 weeks vacation in September to get as much as I can done. So, we'll see.
     
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    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    Thanks! Not close but you never know, I may take you up on that offer! I've got a buddy in D.C. that I've been meaning to visit.
     
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    mnewxcv Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I love this build, but man I gotta say sorry in advance, but that "wood" belongs on a console tv, not a station wagon! the design is so plain and boring!
     
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    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    It's all good! I personally like it for the sleeper effect. Nothing says station wagon like faux woodgrain! I think if it were a mustang or even the ltd sedan it wouldn't be as "funny". The NEXT wagon can be all black and chrome/polished metal. I love that combo. Probably a fairmont wagon if I ever find one.
     
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    SVTORANGE Active Member Established Member

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    Very cool let me know
     
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    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    The conversion wiring harness does not accommodate emissions. I know most just eliminate all of that stuff, but I bought the mustang specific wiring harnesses.
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    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    I decided to paint the cobra brake set-up and I suck at painting and laid it on too thick. It will have to do for now. Maybe later (like next year) I will redo it.
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    SVTORANGE Active Member Established Member

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    They came out pretty decent
     
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    nelzsvt Active Member Established Member

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    Hey thanks! Still not dry yet. Haha!...no seriously...not completely dry.
     

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