Out of storage...

Discussion in 'Members Rides' started by MANTISCZ98GT, Apr 25, 2016.

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    MANTISCZ98GT New Member

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    Got the GT out this month! Had just taken it to Lidio at Alternative Auto Performance for a dyno tune. Nothing too fancy yet. Stock 4.6L Romeo block, never even had a cam cover off, 184K miles...Waiting in a box: SVO roots intake, circa late 90's to be added soon (hopefully!)...Still tracking down parts! Have read a ton of good stuff from guys here on the install: hats off to you all for the informative posts! :icon_salut:
    Current parts bin:
    98 GT "The List"
    - MGW Shifter
    - OE Ford clutch cable
    - MM Aluminum quadrant
    - UPR Firewall adjuster
    - McLeod Street Pro clutch
    - FMS Pilot bearing/TOB
    - Ported/polished TB
    - TFS intake elbow
    - CAI/filter
    - BBK 2.5 Catted X-pipe
    - MIL Eliminators
    - Flowmaster American Thunder
    - Sequential tails
    - APC Whiteface gauges
    - KYB Shocks/struts
    - 1.5 Inch lowering springs
    - FMS Cobra R 17 x 9
    - Riken Raptor 275/40/17
    - Max Motorsports CC plates
    - MSD Coil packs
    - New 8mm wires
    - NGK plugs
    - AAP Tune
     
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    The pic didnt work for me. Not sure why. Could just be me, its like that. Looks like youre stacking up for a good build. Im tuned in, so keep this thread updated! Gonna be slick!!
     
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    lwarrior1016 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    Hey man, welcome to the community. I cant see the pictures either. Ill put the link for how to post pics at the bottom of this. It looks like youve got a nice list of things going on there. Make sure to keep us updated and post a lot of pictures. Youll have to use a photo hosting site like photobucket to post them here.


    http://www.sn95forums.com/showthread.php?58966-How-To-Uploading-and-Posting-Pics
     
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    So how long have you been collecting parts for this build? It sounds about like my situation. Hold parts untill I have every part collected, then ill build
     
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    Yep. Oh, it's been an idea for many years...Had about three months off work and WAY too much time to think about it! Just started searching, and happened to find a NOS Ford Racing M-6066-M462 roots blower for sale...The rest is history. Been accumulating parts since January...It's a long road. Lots of these parts are obsolete when I call the Ford dealerships. Some are being CNC machined, e.g. the alternator bracket. LOTS of reading/scanning forums for guys who have done it before me, T-Birds and Stangs. My hat's off to them. They've really done all the hard work, and have been gracious enough to post with pictures! So, I just kinda follow in their footsteps (or hoofprints? LOL) Shooting for a conservative tune and 300rwhp...
     
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    Finally!!?? PICS!!

    One of the very first pics of the 98GT [completely stock] ever taken: went to an Ohio car show w/ my GF's Dad (who has a pristine 67 hardtop): [​IMG]

    Reeeally niiice BOSS 302 from this Utica show (over 300 cars!):[​IMG]

    ...You have got a Shelby in your rearview and 5-0 on your left: what do you do?? Hitting the track at M.I.S. 50TH Anniversary Mustang Show in Michigan:[​IMG]

    Sunset at the church down the road:[​IMG]
     
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    Thanks, lwarrior1016! Finally got the pic link figured out, had to create photobucket per your instructions. All set! Hoping to document the transformation from stock block 184K to SVO roots-blown sleeper...More to follow!

    After current mods (CAI/exhaust/dyno tune):[​IMG]

    Back from GearJammers [amazing precision work--thanks, Barry!] after new McLeod clutch/rear main seal/BBK X+Flowmaster American Thunder/Maximum Motorsports CC plates:
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