Sway Bar

Installed front suspension, modifying lower A Arm to mount sway bar. The Hurricane kit does not include a sway bar in the build, relying on the coil-overs to manage body roll. They do a spectacular job but for additional handling, I decided to add a  swaybar. I wanted a bar that would not require welding…

Clutch Slave cylinder build & install

Finished indexing bellhousing to  block. Finished modified motormounts. Mounted transmission and installed motor. Kool!!  Installed slave cylinder & clutch As you do your research on the internet, you’ll see kits being built with all kinds of bellhousings. Stock cast iron, aluminum, aftermarket scattershields. If you’ve ever seen a clutch blow, you’ll understand why the scattershield…

Ebrake install & mod’s

The basic IRS comes with Ford brake calipers from a 93-97 Thunderbird. One of Ford’s better ideas is the way the emergency brake is actuated. Normally, on a bowden cable, the inner flexible cable is pulled to create the movement. The outer cable serves as an anchor. In this application, the inner cable is fixed to…

Fuel line & tank install

Running fuel lines and need to have motor in place to know where the clutch lever runs. Time to switch focus to finishing motor. This feature has been changed – see new approach The design of the Hurricane kit requires relocating the fuel tank fittings to the opposite side of the fuel tank. No big…

Trunk latch, my first mod

The stock latch leaves a little to be desired. The angle and bolt are functional but not much more can be said for them. I added a bracket to the rear of the frame to accommodate the second leg of a square u-bolt. When the final assembly is done, the rear cross member and this…

BodyBuck

My build is going to be on “my side” of a two car garage. I want to leave room for my wife’s car. The logical solution is the body buck to raise the Cobra body over the work area until it is mounted on the frame. I found a very good article on the FactoryFive…