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I'm thinking about doing the same swap on my 97 using a 94 gt as a donor.
Trying to decide if I want to stay efi or switch to carb.
Stay fuel injected. Mustang harness is stupid easy to adapt into the ranger.
 


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Did you convert your truck a cable clutch or stay hydraulic?
 

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I stayed hydraulic. I found the correct fittings to use a braided clutch hose. And used a slave cylinder from a Mazda Miata. And made a simple bracket to mount it to the bell housing.
 

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Well guys. After a year of resting. She’s made her way back into the shop! Pics are on the way.
 

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so pulled her back into the shop finally




new tires (temporary setup to get her on the road)





tore the engine down. very happily surprised. turns out to be a 306. and a fairly recent rebuild







 

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So I just didn’t like the black d windows on the old girl. Felt like I was just slapping parts on it to make it drive. Took a step back. And realized I need to do things right the first time. So I sold that wheel and tire package. Got most of my money back. And purchased the correct wheels for the truck. Behold!!!
 

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Engine block is cleaned up. Ready for prime and paint.
 

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I need to get more sleep. I was looking at that third picture and couldn't figure out where the exhaust ports were.
 

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I need to get more sleep. I was looking at that third picture and couldn't figure out where the exhaust ports were.

You and me both buddy.
 

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Beautiful paint job for an engine block. What color is that?

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