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    1. Member fouckhest's Avatar
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      03-06-2012 12:09 PM #71
      Quote Originally Posted by stevem589 View Post
      SO, Tan, White,Blue, Orange , and Black ..
      Unless Tan is Brown?????
      Tan is Brown...

      that is what will power up the ECM and maybe injectors....

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      03-06-2012 12:13 PM #72
      Quote Originally Posted by fouckhest View Post
      josh, not sure what you were replying too....but...

      "brown" is one of the connectors in the plenum chamber that is the pass thru from the cabin to the bay....

      this connector holds wires that power the ECU....
      he called me and asked about this....i was looking into it on my end and then posted...he knew what it meant but i should have said something more so others did as well

      tan=brown....your good.
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      03-06-2012 12:25 PM #73
      Quote Originally Posted by nothing-leaves-stock View Post
      he called me and asked about this....i was looking into it on my end and then posted...he knew what it meant but i should have said something more so others did as well

      tan=brown....your good.
      for sure...he and i have been chatting about this on a weekly basis....
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      03-08-2012 09:26 AM #74
      This has to be about one of the coolest things ive ever seen and home made it doesnt get better!!!
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    5. 03-17-2012 09:01 PM #75
      Hey. Thanks for the comment mophead..
      Hey guys, need some advice if anyone can help.
      I got it to turn over and crank today.....but it will only run about 2 seconds. I am
      Pretty sure I am good on the fuel system(044) . I ran out of daylight so
      I will try to get back on it tomorrow.
      Any thoughts to try????

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      03-18-2012 12:29 AM #76
      make sure all connections are nice and tight..

      thats all I can come up with at this time of the day.
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      Around here they all "upgraded" to lifted pick-ups with cheesy wheels and a sticker bomb of energy drinks and fox racing. The highest mileage early 2000's truck they can buy, cheapest lift that makes it the tallest, clear or tinted tails, drop in HIDs, tinted windows, accent painted everything, stick on chrome, rebel flags (wtf?).

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      03-18-2012 09:15 AM #77
      Immobilizer? Also check and re-check that you have attached ALL grounds. This is the most common and often time a largely overlooked or missed by mistake when doing electrical work.

    8. 03-19-2012 12:12 PM #78
      can someone steer me in the right direction on a immobilizer defeat and how much for that ?

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      03-19-2012 12:23 PM #79
      contact C2 and talk with chris or danny, they can do the immo defeat and add power at the same time
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    10. 03-19-2012 12:31 PM #80
      I thought I did.. but maybe the wrong c2??? Can u pm me the number?

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      03-19-2012 12:35 PM #81
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    12. 03-19-2012 12:36 PM #82
      Thanks

    13. 03-19-2012 01:34 PM #83
      Looking forward to seeing where this is going and helping out

    14. 04-29-2012 12:57 PM #84
      Hey , I got it running thanks to the immo. delete from C2!. Just waiting on the Axles from the Drive shaft shop..any day now..and I should be able to drive it ..
      I still have issues with the wiring ..well not knowing what is what ...
      I thought maybe I would post it on here , maybe someone knows..

      From the Cluster : I have a Brown/Yellow wire - I think traction control ..maybe not using ???
      Purple/White - I marked it windshield wiper fluid..I don't know where to
      tie it in . to make it not show on the Cluster.
      Twisted Pair: Orange/Brown and Orange/Green
      2 Sets of Twisted Pair: Orange/Black and Orange Brown
      Twisted Pair: Green/Black

      And then from the Cluster too, I know these come off the Blue Pin :

      yellow/Green;Purple/Black;Gray/Red;Red/Purple;Gray/White;Yellow;Blue/White;Brown/Black;Black/White; Brown/Yellow;Gray/Black and Gray/Blue.

      From the White plug of the Five : Black wire , 2 White/Red wires, and 1 Brown/White wire

      From the ECM : 1 Black/White wire

      From the Orange Plug of the Five: I have a Blue/White wire( I marked it speed
      sensor .. But really don't know ..

      And then there is the Test port or OB whatever ...I don't know where to wire it in , but I suspect it goes the the cluster with similiar wire colors.. but there are 2 (which ones?)
      Soooo, : Twisted pair Orange/Black and Orange/Brown
      2 Brown---suspect grounds
      1 White/Red
      1 Red/White
      1 Black/Blue
      and 1 Gray/White
      Sorry for the rambling ..just trying to figure it out ..with all that not connected to anything and it runs , I am not sure what I need to leave un-hooked and what I need to wire in ..
      but for sure I need the OB port ..
      Thanks

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      04-29-2012 01:07 PM #85
      Damn, I was thinking the other day about this thread and how little action its had the past months.

      Good to hear the Immo defeat worked out, I really, really want to see this thing run.. Any estimates of how heavy this monster is?
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      Quote Originally Posted by Adam144 View Post
      Around here they all "upgraded" to lifted pick-ups with cheesy wheels and a sticker bomb of energy drinks and fox racing. The highest mileage early 2000's truck they can buy, cheapest lift that makes it the tallest, clear or tinted tails, drop in HIDs, tinted windows, accent painted everything, stick on chrome, rebel flags (wtf?).

    16. 04-29-2012 01:29 PM #86
      Not really. On the weight..but as soon as I can take it somewhere I will tell ya..

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      05-01-2012 01:55 PM #87
      Hey man hows the build progressed lately?? any pics of current status??
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    18. 05-13-2012 10:23 PM #89
      Ok .. I didn't take a pic or video.. but I drove it today..and was disappointed.
      the rack and pinion doesn't have enough travel. It doesn't turn tight at all
      The shifter needs to be relocated. Farther back. Doesn't feel too good.
      I have an oil leak on something called a camshaft adjustment valve..it says to replace the o ring
      anytime you remove it.. ....stealership says they don't sell it?????
      My master cylinder is mounted pretty low so I have no brakes with all the air out of it..all
      The fluid just comes back to the reservoir. And then to top it all off I have no reverse.
      So here we go .. out the driveway. First gear is good .switch to second. Feels like a big go cart!! Feels light.
      go about 1/2 mile to the end of the road.. start pumping the brakes. Finally got it slowed down..thankfully not going fast. Start to make the turn. Just to turn around. And it just isn't sharp enough.. no problem. Put it in reverse .. hmm I don't have it .. jump out of it and push it backwards. So then I putt putted home slowly ..
      So I am to say the least aggravated.

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      05-14-2012 03:11 AM #90
      You built a car from scratch and made it 1/2 a mile without dying in a blazing fireball, that's a pretty good start! the rest is annoying, but can be sorted! Well done man!

    20. 05-14-2012 11:00 AM #91
      Quote Originally Posted by polov8 View Post
      You built a car from scratch and made it 1/2 a mile without dying in a blazing fireball, that's a pretty good start! the rest is annoying, but can be sorted! Well done man!
      couldn't agree with this more.



      keep at it, man... im excited for seeing it completely done. Also, for that part the dealership says they don't sell, go thru a local shop. I bet they'll sell it to a shop.

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      05-14-2012 01:18 PM #92
      no tight turns???? its RWD so when you need to do a U turn you can light them up a little

      fix the brakes and reverse first though ....... Its looking good man, keep at it

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      05-14-2012 02:07 PM #93
      That's awesome man! I cant wait to see it in person!

    23. 05-14-2012 02:17 PM #94
      Thanks guys.. really. I got a residual valve from a local shop for the brakes...they said it would fix that problem.
      I put a new o ring in the oil leak problem.. thanks Josh.
      I am shopping for a new rack n pinion. And I will just have to do some work..

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      05-14-2012 11:42 PM #95
      Woohoo!!! First drive and those are the big issues!? That's awesome for a scratch built car! Glad to hear that's all coming together. What is the rack that's currently in there? Keep up the good work
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    25. 05-15-2012 12:41 AM #96
      just amazing

    26. 05-15-2012 06:56 AM #97
      Quote Originally Posted by zcxerxes View Post
      What is the rack that's currently in there? Keep up the good work
      I used a billet aluminum rack like a Sandrail uses ..The reasoning behind it was that a few years back I built a sand car and it had no turning issues ..and the bump steer was a non issue. So , now it will be on ebay soon..

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      05-15-2012 08:48 AM #98
      steve,
      not sure what kind of rack n pinion you are looking for, but i have a rack basically same as what came of your donor/parts car...just let me know...

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      05-28-2012 07:36 AM #99
      This is beyond amazing, I'm blown away man. I wanna see this tearing up the road asap.

    29. 05-28-2012 04:37 PM #100
      Thanks man...
      ok I had to order a new rack..got a mustang 2 for little or nothing..
      but had to totally redue every thing associated with that. Arms heim joints etc.
      This morning I got to move my shifter and brace it like it needs to be.
      I need to drive it to see if I still don't have reverse.
      The BRAKES.......I put a 2 pound residual valve in the line so the fluid doesn't
      Come back to the resivoir.. but for some reason this isn't working..
      I have to pump it to have brakes.
      Soooooooo maybe try to drive it tomorrow if I can get it done ..
      If not it will be Wednesday. I will this time have something to show..

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      06-03-2012 12:16 PM #102
      YESS!!!! Finally!!


      I have been having dreams lately that I built one of this..

      Thats a 1.8t completely stock other than intake and exhaust right?
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      Quote Originally Posted by Adam144 View Post
      Around here they all "upgraded" to lifted pick-ups with cheesy wheels and a sticker bomb of energy drinks and fox racing. The highest mileage early 2000's truck they can buy, cheapest lift that makes it the tallest, clear or tinted tails, drop in HIDs, tinted windows, accent painted everything, stick on chrome, rebel flags (wtf?).

    32. 06-03-2012 09:30 PM #103
      Well almost stock.. it has the giac software. Intake is stock. Exhaust is 3" all the way but manifold
      Is stock. And it has a few things deleted


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      06-04-2012 11:24 AM #105
      looks great steve!

      going to be such a fun toy!

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