Flat black 1998 Build(3.8L to 4.6L)

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  1. brendancunningham

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    Lol so glad I got the mgw finally have a use able cupholder[​IMG]
     
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    i drove mine a bit and it was just kind of embarrassing how bad i let the body get, the dents, faded clear, stared changing the hood and front bumper all the different color panels, i decided to pull it off the road... one project turned into another before i knew it she was on jack stands for two years. hopefully ill have mine ready to paint first thing in the spring.. we will see

    i want another block too... im thinking the boost bug will bite might as well get ready.
     
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    i ordered that shift knob and waited a few months for it before I cancelled kinda wish I waited for it!
     
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    The insert isn't the right size for mustang so I tapped it to the size but I used the know to hold the insert while tapping and it's stuck all the way at the top so the shift knob doesn't sit right lol

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    hey, as long as it feels comfortable while driving, that's all that matters! It looks good though! I wish my girlfriends fr-s was stick so I could get her the Ryan Tourck shift knob for her car
     
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    Well.....fifth gear exploded

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    Cars driving again
    After winter I'm going to put my gears, coil overs, and a few other parts on that i have laying around. Wont be spending anymore money on it for a while as I'm saving for a big move
     
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    Well five years later and still working on my car lol, its been off the road for almost a year now, got it running this weekend, still have a long list to get it road worthy. Decided to revive my thread so I can track the progress on my car. The direction it is going in is a drag car, Ill update soon with pictures [​IMG]20160416_103849 by brendan111111, on Flickr
     
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    Holy shiznit!!!! Long time no chat!!!


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    Haha really long time! How’s everything been


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    So about a year ago I got a fuel leak from the hose that clips into the pump. Instead of just fixing the leak I completely tore my car apart because I was never happy with it. It’s been a slow rebuild and I already want to do a lot of things over. Like the harness. But right now the focus is to get it track ready. After getting it driving and making a couple of passes the vortech will be going on and I’ll see what I can do with the stock 2v will building an overly expensive (hopefully) bulletproof 4v. Eventually I will be painting the car a normal color. As much as I like the matte black, it took a beating sitting in the sun and has always been a pain to keep clean. They colors I have in mind haven’t been done on a sn95 (to my knowledge) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


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    A list of things I need to do to get the car back on the street, I broke them up into sections and hopefully I can complete each section in a day each
    [TABLE="width: 696"]
    [TR]
    [TD="width: 87"][/TD]
    [TD="width: 174, colspan: 2"]Headlight harness[/TD]
    [TD="width: 174, colspan: 2"]Wire Fuel pumps[/TD]
    [TD="width: 87"]Wot box[/TD]
    [TD="width: 87"][/TD]
    [TD="width: 87"][/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Battery Disconnect[/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Fuel pump cover[/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Passenger seat[/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Assemble front clip[/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Move Feed line[/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Switch Panel[/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Ground Wires[/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Fuel filter mount[/TD]
    [TD]Dash pad[/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Paint Interior[/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Install rear studs[/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Manual Steering[/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Wideband[/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]Manual Brakes[/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD]ECT[/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD]Carpet?[/TD]
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    [TD][/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD][/TD]
    [TD]Linelock[/TD]
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    Glad to see you're back at it, stick around and keep us updated! I usually get some motivation watching other builds progress
     
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    That’s the main reason I’m back. I’ve had the thing apart for a year and feel as nothing got done. Hoping this site will get me motivated again


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    Yours has not been down as long as mine yet, but I am hoping to get it on the road shortly. It can be hard to keep motivated but just keep moving forward.
     
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    I’m 3 going on 4 years and it’s very easy to get discouraged but it gets better. Just one little thing here and there can get you back in the mood quickly.

    Keep at it.


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    Both your guys builds far exceed mine in quality though lol
     
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    After work I installed extended studs and threw on my ugly wheels/slicks. I quickly remembered how bad the wheel hop is on this car and definitely have to address that
    [video=youtube_share;oJv7m_7q6KE]https://youtu.be/oJv7m_7q6KE[/video]