95 Gt IRS Swap

Discussion in 'Suspension and Brakes' started by gt_lando95, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. gt_lando95

    gt_lando95 New Member

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    My cousin handed over a 99 cobra to me with messed up paper work insurrance company junked the title after it was
    stolen. i am now in thr process of starting the IRS swap on my 95 gt. i know i will need the the brake lines and abs sensors
    from the cobra and from what people have told me it bolts right up. If anyone else has done this swap and want to give me
    some advice that would be great. i will also be posting pics of the whole process when i start.. soon irs suspension:drool:
     
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    You will have to make your own brake lines.. pretty easy..
     
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    SRT Handz just recently did an IRS swap on his 1998.


    I'm sure he could provide some insight on it.


















    Oh wait....


    Nvm.
     
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    That threat is missing a lot of info.. there it's going to be a few holes that need to be drilled thru the trunk or figure a way of bolting the irs to the subframe. That's the hardest part..
     
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    If you got the whole car I'd put the drivetrain in your car too
     
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    Whaaaaat a 4.6 for a 5.0 are you crazy..
     
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    Let me have the engine instead.. I'll swap the irs for free
     
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    [[email protected]]that was my original plan BUT has a bad head it dropped a spark plug in a cylinder and destroyed the piston and scared up the cylinder wall bad:deeplist:
    therefore i just decided to use as many parts off it as i can:thumbsup: [/FONT]
     
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    has bad engine im sure its fixable but i have a baby coming soon dont really have time for that kind of project
     
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    You should add a front differential cross brace for support.
     
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    Where you located at?
     
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    got it already along with some 3.73 gears. i seen your thread on your irs swap how is it coming along???
     
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    im in northern california
     
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    It's at a virtual standstill but i may swap out the subframe bushings this weekend and begin disasembling the old IRS.
     
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    If either of you need advice or tips let me know. I swapped mine in a matter of hours. Biggest pain is the brake lines. www.belmetric.com will be your best friend
     
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    That's too far.. I would help and possibly but some parts off the engine..
     
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    Thanks but I'm in no rush as my GT is in pieces across town pending cylinder head work.
     
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    What wrong with the heads.. I thought it was running not that long ago..