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Old 04-09-2018, 09:46 PM
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5.4 is pulled from the donor, hurst shifter is here and longtubes are ordered. Hopefully it is running and driving by the end of the weekend.
 
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Old 04-15-2018, 02:55 PM
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Headers are here, shifter is installed. Work has been busy so no time off to drop the 5.4 in yet
 
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where did you get the headers at?
 
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Old 04-16-2018, 05:02 PM
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EBay
 
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Very neat!

I love watching builds like this.
 
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Old 04-29-2018, 04:00 PM
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where did you get the headers at?
they look like copies of the obx copies whoch are copies of rhe dynatechs
 
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any update?
 
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Old 05-12-2018, 01:56 PM
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Enjoy it while it lasts. I now have a ZF 6 speed in the garage ready to be installed.
 
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Old 05-12-2018, 03:38 PM
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any update?

Been busy with work. Engine is in, headers are on, and I spent most of a day searching through pic n pull to find a 99 5.4 PI intake. Needs about a days worth of work to be running NA but I can usually only spare about an hour at a time.
 
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Old 05-12-2018, 03:43 PM
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Enjoy it while it lasts. I now have a ZF 6 speed in the garage ready to be installed.
I feel our trucks are different enough that I'm optimistic, and it will also be NA for the first few months at least (I have 2 other cars that need my attention but need a truck to bring one of them home) ultimately I will either decide if I want to leave it NA and use it as a truck or maybe go 3550/T56 with the blower, depends on what I can find at a good price.
 
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Old 05-12-2018, 03:46 PM
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Also, the headers fit way better than I expected. Drivers side bolted up easily with 7 factory studs and one bolt. Passenger side wouldn't clear the studs in the head so I removed them and reinstalled the ones I could once it was in. Probably could have avoided it by lifting the engine but didn't feel like it.
 
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story of my life. no time
 
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Old 05-18-2018, 12:52 PM
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story of my life. no time
they finally hired the 2 people missing from our department. Going on vacation in a few weeks and then I'm gonna hit my projects hard.
 
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Old 05-18-2018, 12:56 PM
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Had to see the blower on it


And as it sits right now. Hoping 1 maybe 2 more days to have it running. (Keep im mind a day for me is about 4 hours at best right now)
 
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