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Old 02-14-2012, 02:14 AM   #1
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91 lx: cleaning up the engine bay

i got a 91 lx 2 thanksgivings ago
as far as i know this is whats on it
3.73 gears
bbk headers
off road hpipe
flowmaster 40series
ac delete
smog delete
bbk cai
msd coil
lakewood control arms
lakewood sfc
world class t-5
firewall adj and quadrant
powdercoated pony rims
clear 3 peice headlights
udgraded fuel pump of some kind
lowed 1 inch all around
hurst short shifter
new weather striping
gt40 heads
gt40 intake


started about 3 weeks ago and im putting some gt40 heads and intake on the 302

ive been a member over on moddedmustangs for about a year and a half and i thought id join this forum too

heres my car







heres before i did anything


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where im currently at




ill post up more as i go
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Old 02-16-2012, 02:19 AM   #2
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got the injectors and fuel rails swapped over, also got the valve springs from alexparts.com put on
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Dont think I have ever seen a painted distributor...
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Old 02-18-2012, 03:53 PM   #5
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^^^ Nor have I.

Still, Looks good
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Welcome aboard! nice job on the smoothing of the engine bay.
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Old 02-18-2012, 10:55 PM   #7
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thanks guys and yea i painted the distributor, it just wouldnt clean up enough

i also got the engine in tonight
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Old 02-19-2012, 02:16 PM   #8
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polished valve cover
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that looks really clean!!! good job
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looks real good bro good luck
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nICE JOB MAN..
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Looks Great! That dist. is worth and easy 5hp painted! lol
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i only needed 5 extra horse lol i just wanted some blue from the block more visible when its all put back together

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Did you forget to tap the intake runner?

Looks good.
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for the act sensor? im putting it on the upper intake
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Just checking!
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still a few more things to do







any suggestions on where to mount the coil?
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Looks good...and really clean. What about making a bracket and mount it to the top of the ps bracket? wires would be close or in a bundle that is already there. You wouldn't have to drape it over the non cluttered place you cleaned up.
again, looks great!!
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i put the coil on the firewall so you cant see it to well and its hidden




and the act sensor
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Hey, the bay looks good. Will be starting mine in the spring. What did you use for the welded seems on the apron panels. How were they prepped? Did you grind down the welds and seam sealer them? Cover all the bases for my go at it.
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its a lot of work man but its worth it, i welded them in then used body filler to smooth it out
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looks great!
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