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I'm going to be pulling the motor in the coming weeks for an install into my 94 tbird. Where should I cut the harness to maintain as much as possible and what things not bolted directly to the motor should be brought with it? I am going to use the tbird ecu/harness and griffen radiator.

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Why cut it? Just disconnect them. With the Tbird EEC harness it will be easier to modify the stock Tbird harness than it would to make the Mark harness work, which has a different location for the main connector.

Remember the Thermostat housing assembly. That's probably the easiest part to forget when pulling a 4V
 

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Are you saying disconnect the bulkhead plug or each sensor? I plan to use the bird harness and new I needed to extend a couple. Just thought it would be faster to cut
 

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I'm going to be pulling the motor in the coming weeks for an install into my 94 tbird. Where should I cut the harness to maintain as much as possible and what things not bolted directly to the motor should be brought with it? I am going to use the tbird ecu/harness and griffen radiator.

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I wouldn't cut anything just disconnect the engine harness at the plug. Also you probably wanna keep the fuel lines intact they may come in handy.
 

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Cutting won't save you any time, and will cause more issues as you're trying to lay things out as posted above. Just unplug everything, it's easy.
 

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Yea I dunno about that when I did mine years ago I used a 98 mark manifold.

I did exactly what Matt said and just used the front sections of fuel lines.

If you are going to put a supercharger on it anyway. I would just build my fuel system while the engine is out it's gonna be a lot easier to run all of the lines and get your regulator mounted.
But I do understand that is a cost permitting type thing lines and fittings are expensive.
 

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I'm going to be pulling the motor in the coming weeks for an install into my 94 tbird. Where should I cut the harness to maintain as much as possible and what things not bolted directly to the motor should be brought with it? I am going to use the tbird ecu/harness and griffen radiator.

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coggonobrien let me know how you like that radiator I thought about getting the whole group of stuff they offer.


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My suggestions:

Get the throttle cable, the exhaust manifolds, and the motor mounts.

Airbox and tube, and the sensors in them.

Take the oil pressure switch/sensor out and throw it away. :) It's opposite of ours; shorted with NO pressure. :(

Don't allow anyone to pick up the engine by the coolant crossover. :facepalm:

Get the TC, if the mileage is low on the mark. :) it makes a cheap spare.

The radiator Fan is a good score; I hope to be selling a driver for it soon.
 

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What are the proper lift points? My plan is to yank the motor and transmission together. I will be cutting fenders/radiator support and anything else in the way since the since the car is getting scrapped anyway.
 

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There are two 12mm bolt holes on the side of the heads that fit two factory brackets. :)

I have used the 8mm bolts at the front and rear of the valley, and a load leveller, but if you break one off, you'll hate life. :)

If you're cutting everything away, I wouldn't lift it out.

Brace the engine cradle/subframe in place, unbolt it from the chassis (6 or 8 E-torx bolts), and use the puller to lift the car body off the engine/wheels/transmission.
You can roll it on the wheels using a tranny jack as the third leg, iirc. :)

Look at Matt's thread; he used spacers on the bolts to drop the engine a bit, and I believe there are pix of them.


These are the brackets:
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7005/6756608399_ca830ab6bf.jpg

They're the lower two brackets; the other tool is for a 3.8l engine.

That's from here:
https://www.garagejournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=142820&page=2
 
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