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i just looked at the truck and wow look at the position of center of gravity. the bed and rollcage will look realy nice. i imagine it will slop almost like the windshield and the cut bed right at the *mazda* bulge.
 


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Found a 87-89 Mustang 5.0 2 Plug Mass Air Engine Wiring Harness Removed from a 1989 Mustang GT. for 99$ USD + shipping

seems like a good deal and exactly what i need to wiring up this baby to my mazda! keep it clean and simple ;)
 

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http://www.fordfuelinjection.com/

heres a site that has everything you need to know about swapping 5.0L and all its parts and wiring!

hey kyle whats the name/code for your ECU for future reference? i think im gonna buy EEC-IV for tunablility
 

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I will have to look

You should take my SD ECU and turn it in for core on a remaned unit. That is what I used when I swapped to MAF (a remaned unit from NAPA) But I used a different ECU as core and saved the SD one.
 

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ill look into that. soo i can buy ECU right at my parts store?? i wont need to search forums and classifieds?

would it be better to get a 89 Mustang Auto ECU to match my wiring? my AOD how is it controlled by the ECU?
 

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I got mine right at NAPA for like 100 bucks

As far as the AOD, not sure. I don't think it is computer controlled but I could be wrong.
 

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The AOD was redesigned with electronic controls in 1991, becoming the AODE. soo yeah wiki for you ;0
 

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That sounds right
 

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i cant seem to find much on this AOD tranny. whats its strengths and weakness??

my AOD wotn be controlled by my ECU right?? soo does that mean i can buy a standard ECU with MAF? or does it need to be auto too??

X3Z 5.0 93 Cobra MAF / Manual
A9L 5.0 89-93 Mustang MAF / Manual
A3M 5.0 89-93 Mustang MAF / Manual
A3M1 5.0 89-93 Mustang MAF / Manual
S0Z 5.0 89-93 Mustang MAF / Manual
D3D 5.0 89-93 Mustang MAF / Manual
D3D1 5.0 89-93 Mustang MAF / Manual
A9M 5.0 89-93 Mustang MAF / Auto
A9P 5.0 89-93 Mustang MAF / Auto
C3W 5.0 89-93 Mustang MAF / Auto
C3W1 5.0 89-93 Mustang MAF / Auto
A9T 5.0 89-93 Mustang MAF / Auto
A9S 5.0 88-93 CA Mustang MAF / Manual
8LD 5.0 88-93 CA Mustang MAF / Manual
8LF 5.0 88-93 CA Mustang MAF / Auto
8LG 5.0 88-93 CA Mustang MAF / Auto

if i dont need a tranny specific ECU would it be smart to pickup the standard ECU for more power?

and does the truck ECU have the same power as the mustangs?
 
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just in time for xmas! thanks kyle!
 

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BAM!


Sweet deal, now put it on already!
 

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The trucks are just cammed differently than the mustangs, they have a different firing order. The ecu's are pretty important mostly to match up firing order, they can be tuned to work around the cam difference. I dont know if you figure it out yet, but you can ditch that intake and use a gt-40 intake from a 5.0 exploder or merc mountaineer. A good port and polish on your heads annd intake will make a drastic improvement over any bolt on part.

A word of advice, 5.0 iron blocks work insanely well with offroad h-pipes, while the modular motors like the x-pipes alot better.

Awesome build, oh yeah, the difference between cams in the cars and trucks is the trucks are cammed for low rpms' and torque and cars are cammed for higher rpm and hp.

Your application will tell you which you need.
 

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ill try it out stock and see if i like it.. the ported intake and throttle body will be the only thing ill be replacing atm. and new valve covers!
 

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Ni4x4 Update* Dec.27th Visit



38.5" Boggers Sticking out 2" Still legal :cool:

Roll-Cage and rear end with quater Panels and tail gate!



Just the rollcage up view


I think a small ATV will fit perfectly in the box with the tail gate down. and will make a perfect short box flat bed! maybe have my rear bumper have removable mud flaps with dump truck mud flaps.
should be interresting!

Damn she looks good! looks exacly like a Desert Rock Racer!



Rear has 17" of Travel




Front has 14"




Engine Bay Moved Around Rearranged




In all Awesome work sam!


Im 6'1" soo my truck is about that height too!!
 

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