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Re: Just got it today

Post by thesameguy » Tue Mar 08, 2016 2:18 pm

Just be sure you remove the resistor wire from the wiring harness to the in-tank old pump. Some people have reported, well, fire when failing to do that. The increased amp draw of the pump could result in the resistor section overheating. ;)

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Re: Just got it today

Post by In XS 7 » Tue Mar 08, 2016 2:54 pm

I got mine from mc2racing it came with everything to use it in the XR.

http://www.mc2racing.com/products/xr4ti ... index.html

Also here are the instructions to do the swap in the best and easy way possible.

http://www.mc2racing.com/tech/20050902b/index.html

:cheers
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Re: Just got it today

Post by thesameguy » Tue Mar 08, 2016 3:09 pm

Didn't even think to check MC2. Worth paying the premium - a good bunch to have a relationship with.

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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Wed Mar 09, 2016 12:08 am

found this...

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soldered those back up annnnnnnnnnndddd...... :( blah nothing so I continue on my search to find the voltage drop but I'll find it... I hope.

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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Wed Mar 09, 2016 12:12 am

some other things I did today

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fun, fun

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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:51 am

I have searched for a wiring diagram for the fuel system and only found one generic one for the t-bird. Anyone know where I could find one?

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Re: Just got it today

Post by thesameguy » Wed Mar 09, 2016 1:25 pm

Get the manual on CD from MC2 when you get the fuel pump. ;)

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Re: Just got it today

Post by helios » Wed Mar 09, 2016 1:34 pm

Love that metallic red. :cheers
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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Thu Mar 10, 2016 4:51 pm

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:headbang I WIN!!!! :headbang

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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:11 am

I moved to putting the interior back together after super cleaning it :D

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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:16 am

So I noticed the other day there was a tag on the extra turbo that came with the car. I am pretty sure if I am deciphering junk yard correctly its out of a turbo coupe. Any though on what I should do with it?

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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:48 pm

So here what I have been up to so far

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pulled the radiator

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water pump looked well i didn't like it.
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still have a bad valve cover leak, the bolts actually back themselves out? I'll deal with that next

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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:05 am

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So I had to pull the valve cover to see what was going on. the cork gasket was well not so good anymore. Doing some research I ordered the ford pcv valve and the ranger valve cover gasket. Having the top torn down this far i was wandering if anyone can think of things to do before I reassemble on Thursday. I am even considering a bigger cam.

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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Thu Mar 17, 2016 1:03 am

uuumm well, good talk, goooood talk. :(

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Re: Just got it today

Post by eaton53 » Thu Mar 17, 2016 6:04 am

Looks like you've got some work ahead of you. Hopefully you get it back on the road soon.
No tips from me, though. I bought my car 100%, no work required beyond polishing.
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This one has a very bright and shiny future.
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