Progress Thread 2nd Fox Body - window motor working again!

Rdub6

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I am interested in how his gears worked out. Being the first time for him, and garage done makes it impressive. I would love to make an attempt at it since it is a big power improvement, and he saved probably six to eight hundred.
Right now I probably only have about 200-300 miles on them. Maybe not even that much. Haven’t driven much this winter, but when I have, I notice no unusual sound or knocking, so I think I’m pretty good. Once the weather warms, and I get a few more good runs, I’m going to pull the cover and see what’s really going on inside. Hopefully it’s good news!
Between my time, and the tools I bought, I’m not sure how much I saved, but I do have that “I did it myself” story to tell, and that’s worth it for me.
 
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Rdub6

So while I wait to figure out my rear end issues
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Thinking about finally doing the 3g upgrade on the alternator. As much as I’d love to give LMR $250, I think this one from Rock Auto might do it? I searched 1994 Mustang with 5.0. Am I on the right track?
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Mustang5L5

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The LMR alternator is likely the same thing in a different box

Just grab a 1994 alt. I’m using a Bosch unit as it was labeled as being new and not a reman.
 
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Rdub6

So while I wait to figure out my rear end issues
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The LMR alternator is likely the same thing in a different box

Just grab a 1994 alt. I’m using a Bosch unit as it was labeled as being new and not a reman.
Yep….. this AC Delco is a new one. I know it’s probably all the same crap…… but I feel like AC Delco was the best name to go with from the choices they had.
 

Rdub6

So while I wait to figure out my rear end issues
Dec 29, 2017
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Long Island, NY
The LMR alternator is likely the same thing in a different box

Just grab a 1994 alt. I’m using a Bosch unit as it was labeled as being new and not a reman.
Not sure if you remember, but I eliminated my starter solenoid when I went to the mini starter, and did my wire tuck. I have the power block, and the regular 30amp relay now (triggers the starter mounted solenoid). When doing the 3g, I would just use the power block instead of the hot side of the original solenoid? Just kind of talking out loud and looking for confirmation.
 

Mustang5L5

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Yup. Just run your 4G wire from the alt to the power block. It’s exactly how I did mine as well.
 
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Rdub6

So while I wait to figure out my rear end issues
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I never had a mullet, I had a 'shag' haircut.
I'm already a member of the 'box head club', I think I'm the only one left though.
Ima hafta dig up a old pic of myself with my ‘65 stang. No doubt I’ll have a mullet in the pic! Stay tuned!
 
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