4cyl Mustang t5's...do they have VSS'?

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4cyl Mustang t5's...do they have VSS'?

Post by turboplz » Sun Mar 06, 2011 5:11 pm

I'm looking at installing an aftermarket speedo and I cannot recall if the t5 I put in my XR had a VSS or not. I would rather go electrical than mechanical if I can find one for the right price, but Id need a VSS to do so.

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Post by xrian » Sun Mar 06, 2011 6:13 pm

The VSS plugs into the side of the T5 just like the speedo cable would. Only 2 wires. Some Mustang and Turbo Coupes had them along with a host of other Ford vehicles. Easy part to find at the wreckers.
If your car is currently using a cable, just get a VSS and swap it then wire to your electronic speedo.
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Mon Mar 07, 2011 10:37 am

What Ian said, plus, some cars had a "regular" speedo cable with a VSS at the end. It's the same VSS either way - you'll see it has a provision to drive a cable along with the electrical output.
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Post by xrian » Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:10 am

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