I have started my v8 powered focus project, and for those interested I have some pictures. I have completed the engine/ trans installation, and will soon start the fuel system and rear axle installation. here are some pictures of the progress.
thanks guys- its a 1993 mustang cobra 5.0 liter with a t-5 trans and a 8.8 rear with 4 link and coil overs, motorsport posi unit and 4:10s. I rebuilt all of the drivetrain components, and the fuel injection system is kinda cool, its a edelbrock victor jr carburetor intake which has been converted to EFI. I couldnt use the factory type intake because of clearance issues with the cowl. For wheels, Im trying to keep the stealth sleeper look, and I am using 17" focus SVT rims, with as wide of a tire that i can fit in the rear. The hood will close with no mods, so aside from the fat rear tires, and the dual exhaust it will have you wont be able to tell its got rear wheel drive and a v-8, until you hear it run of course, im having a lot of fun with the project and i will post updates as they happen.
believe me, im very thankful that i have the opportunity to take this project on. I have been planning it for a long time and its been a lot of hard work but its gonna pay off in the end. Im trying to take the time to do everything right and not rush it so that it looks in the end like a well done project. I have been working for Ford for the last 18 years as a tech so i have an extensive ford background and I have always loved fords, and cars have been my life ever since i can remember.