One of the challenges of this build was putting a motor that was never drive by wire into a car that only comes that way (Since 2005).
The two choices included a stand alone controller and changing to a cable for throttle control. The other choice, one suggested by Jon Lund was to figure how to make this…Continue
Posted on July 9, 2010 at 9:10pm
This week I made several good deals.
I got a Meziere Electric Water Pump - I don't know why but since I first saw these things I just had to have one. I'm not sure how much power it frees up, but after missing the 11s by 4 HUNDRETHS of a second I'm not leaving anything to chance.
Finally got my GT500 PCM, it took a month to get it and now that I have it another piece of the puzzle is in place.
I had been…Continue
Posted on July 9, 2010 at 8:52pm
Picked up a 4R75 from an 04 Mustang today.
Going to have a professional rebuild done with some upgraded components. Apparently these transmissions are pretty stout from the factory so a refresh with some higher end parts should suffice for the first power level of this build.
Future upgrades will include a stall, rpm to be decided once we shakedown the motor a little. If need a transbrake may find its way in as well.
I think initially I will run a Transgo manual…
Posted on June 25, 2010 at 10:03pm
I bought this car because I loved the old school look.
Having previously owned 8 Camaros this was quite a switch. Even though I was a Chevy guy I always appreciated nice cars no matter the make.
So, for 20 grand I get a nice looking ride and even though it has a 6 cylinder it has as much horsepower as the V8s of just a few years before.
I was going to just buy a used Mustang but as I was waiting for my "new" car to get cleaned up my wife kept commenting on the nice Yellow Pony…
Posted on June 20, 2010 at 8:42pm — 1 Comment