Back From Mustang Sabbatical

Discussion in '1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk-' started by 2002whitegt, May 18, 2013.


  1. 2002whitegt

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    It's been around 7 years since I last owned a fox mustang and around 3 since I've owned any Mustang, but I just got my brother to go pick me up nice fox.

    I've been in Africa for a year, so I can't wait to come back home and drive this thing. I'll be my first Mustang that's not my daily driver.

    Already got a few mods in mind, but first of all I'm putting the stock hood back on. It feels good to own a Mustang again!

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    Hood and steering wheel and that puppy will be sweet!
     
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    Great way to get back into the Fox scene.
     
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  4. 2002whitegt

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    Yeah, I thought so. Already has a decent H/C/I combo, so I don't have to fiddle too much with it, and I can get to the important part, driving it.
     
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    Amen to that
     
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    Car looks nice, excellent call on putting a stock hood back on as well!
     
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    Very clean Mustang! I love the color and what kind of CAI is that? Never seen one like that before.
     
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    The upper tube is part of the c&l cai, and the box at the fender well is part of the march ram air kit.

    I'm thinking of removing the ram air kit since I don't like the scoop that is under the car.

    On another note, my wish list on late model restoration is already over 3 grand, and I haven't even seen the car in person yet, should be a fun year.
     
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    Make sure you start a build thread!
     
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    car looks sweet man!
     
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    That color is nice , great car
     
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    Oh okay, I thought maybe it was like a custom heat shield of some sort. The scoop looks cool, but does it really work?
     
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    I've read good and bad about the kit, just not what I want. I plan to put a Ranger air dam under the bumper, and the scoop is in the way.

    I will, might be a few months, got to get back in the swing of things once I get back.

    Not planning on doing anything crazy like smoothing the engine bay, or having the car up on jack stands for too long (been there done that),
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    but I do want to make a few changes mostly cosmetic, new seats, some new moldings etc, and a small shot of nitrous, and then save up for Maximum Motorsports Grip Box, and some nice brakes, but those two projects are a couple of years away.
     
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    So I finally got to see the car in person yesterday, and as much as I loved the drive and the sound, there's some work that I hadn't anticipated.

    The thing idles all over the place, so I'm going to need a tune. The drivers seat's frame is bent so bad, I sink into the bottom of the seat as well, so new seats are needed.

    The sound system is pretty nice and the sub kicks just fine for me
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    Then there's the molding! Probably some of the worst I've seen. Didn't plan on having to replace all the window moldings, but now I gotta save up.

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    All in all, these things are not so hard to fix, but they do take out a chunk of money I don't have right now, and money I wanted to spend on a nice 5-lug cobra brake swap. Then there's the steering wheel I want to replace, and the strut tower brace, the MM steering shaft, MM panhard bar and torque arm, and of course the stupid ASHTRAY COVER........ talk about a slippery slope.

    I'm going to take my time with this one, and the mods and restoration will be coming in slow, I want this to be my weekend hobby car, so I'm not putting any timeline or anything that will cause me stress. I just want it loud and fast and reliable.

    I'll open up a new thread when I start any work on it.
     
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    I love the color of that autumn orange fox!
    And sweet new ride nonetheless, if I were to get another fox it would have to be an LX hatch.
     
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    those window belt mouldings are a breeze to replace as long as you realize theres a screw on the inside of the door edge :rolleyes:
     
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    as for the idle, just check out the surging idle checklist here on stangnet. it'll get you fixed up
     
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