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Old 03-18-2018, 06:33 PM
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Hi everyone, Iím Duaine and Iím from Vancouver BC. Iíve been a member for a year and I guess itís time talk about my build. I bought the vehicle just over two years ago from a very nice older woman in Kent Washington and hereís some pics of it the day I picked it up😁
 
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Old 03-18-2018, 06:46 PM
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I started the build almost a year ago and Iím going with 2009 crown vic front ifs, 2015 Mustang gt coyote engine, 2007 Mustang gt500 tr6060 trans, 2015 Mustang gt irs, 2016 Mustang gt350r brakes and a whole lot of fabrication lol.
 
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Looking forward to watching your build G-Force. I really like the fridge body style...

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Old 03-18-2018, 10:40 PM
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Well I started with fitting the engine to the CV subframe.
 
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Then I removed the powertrain and suspension to mock up the coyote and crown vic parts.



 
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Once I decided on positioning I started to modify the bottom of the frame so the cv suspension would sit flat on the bottom.
Where the frame comes up for front axle clearance isnít long enough for the subframe so I cut the fram in the front and the rear of the clearance area. I forgot to take pics of the front though lol sorry and the pics arenít the greatest but oh well. I also moved the centre line back an 1Ē1/4
 
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Then I made some inserts for the subframe to bolt to.

 
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Welded them in
 
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Made a top and side piece to hide them, welded those in, filled in the holes and ground it all flush to try and make it look like it came that way. Hope you like🤞🏻
 
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Looks like a great project, Keep Going!
 
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Thanks Walston!
i have a lot more pics to come. Iíve done a bunch since then
 
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