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We have assess to a couple of machine shops with almost any thing you could ever need.
 

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Ok I have been doing a lot of thinking about this project over the weekend and have two questions for you guys. The first being is there an year of the cobalt that would be easier to get the motor to work in a different car like I plan to? The second can the emissions codes be disabled so the check engine light isn't on all the time?

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IS the check engine light really your concern? Pull the bulb.
Your going to have more lights on than just the check engine.


Coby7, what is an ABCM? anti-lock brake control module??
Always called it an ebcm
 

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Yep typo
 

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Got a chance to work on the project this weekend doesn't look like much got done but it is almost ready to be sand blasted. The next big project is welding in the new floor pans that I ordered today.


The engine bay is striped other than the brake booster and the a/c lines.




Fenders and gas tank are off




The floors are in bad shape



 

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You might need a new floor. Could be a Barny and Fred car.
 

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I think this is an outstanding project! People are always so concerned with speed and horsepower. Style is a proper use for an automobile too, and the Mustang II had some nice styling! Looking forward to seeing this completed!
 

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Sweet! This will be a fun project. The Mustang II needs all the help it can get, and more power to you for using a Balt motor. Not what I'd do (and no, I wouldn't choose a huge motor... just something a little bigger, and probably a ford for a ford), but I like the ingenuity. Can't wait to see it done!! :thumbup:
 

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Well we have made a lot of progress on the car so far this week but the weather today sucks so nothing is getting done on it. I guess it gives me a good chance to let you guys see what is getting done. The interior is striped to the bare bones of the car the t-tops and hatch have been removed and the new floors are being fitted.


The new floor pans being fitted.





Cutting out the old floors.



Where it sits right now until the weather warms up a little hopefully tomorrow.
 

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Well I got a little more time to work on the project by bringing home a donor car not too bad for $1,500.



 

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That Cobalt should make you a nice little Mustang. Ever thought of simplifying your project and making that Mustang front wheel drive. It would be one of a kind and much simpler.
 

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I don't think it would make it that much simpler because of the way the front suspension is set up on the mustang ii. The drive line should go smooth its the eletrical I think will cause the problem.

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electrical will be the problem i have done this a few time.... my last project was a 78 ford f250 with a new 7.3 banks turbo diesel i ended up doing a new digital cluster for speed and rpm



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alot of ppl dont know these things didnt come wit diesel just big block 460
 

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Gives a new meaning to the phrase " Built Ford tough with GM parts".

If you use all the electrical out of the Cobalt it should theoretically work.

What year is the Cobalt? Not a 2005 for sure.

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Not a 2006 either...
 

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It's a 2007 and I am thinking about getting a bumper sticker made that says " Built Ford tough with Chevy stuff". I was hoping to use the mustang wiring for the lights and the cobalt for the gages and engine but that's still a little ways off.

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Ok in a week I'm off for summer break and will be getting time to really get moving on the car. I am going to be waiting on parts to finish fixing the mustang body so I am going to start stripping the cobalt. I don't have a good way to get the cobalt to a lift so what is the next best way to pull the motor and tranny?
 

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Well with summer half over the project is coming along nicely the floors have been cut out and replaced and the from fenders have been patched up and ready for sandblasting. The new rear quarters showed up the other day along with the door skin so when the rain finally stop there is alot of work to get back to. The goal of having it done by christmas doesn't seem out of reach anymore.
 
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