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Projects intened for my 1994 Ford Escort Lx wagon (now an unoffical GT)

1. Rims(don't like hub caps)
2. Hood (mine is all rusty)
3. Cluster with tach (my wagon is manual and tachs are always good)
4. GT front bumber
5. Power doors and if not a replacement of my passanger side door(rust)
6. Rear disk conversion
7. Side markers(I have no idea how to put thoes on maybe some comments on those might help)
8. Subs
9. 2.0 engin drop
10. pedals, shift boot, and knob(for looks)
11. GT front seats
12. New headlights with those new bulbs (tried of cleaning them)
13. NEW HAZORD SWITCH (broke mine replacing some cluster parts)


I think that is it I hope to have this all done by Aug 2006 (that is when I go to collage then nooooo money)

I hope this list help project for other people too
 

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shutdown49 said:
what do you mean by 'unofficial GT' ?
He owns an LX body which he will be upgrading with GT parts.

Good Luck with the your future mods. Most of which sound like you will be able to do yourself. The engine swap and brake swap will depend on the tools available to you.

As for the side markers, they are probably the easiest mod on the list aside from swapping the seats. Get yourself some solder and heatshrink tubing and splice into the corner lights. I use a cigarette lighter as opposed to a soldering iron, but that depends on your soldering skills. If you need any other info, like which wires to cut, let me know and I'll go look at mine. The way I have mine set up, they only blink when I have the turn signals/hazards on. If you want them to light up all the time AND blink, you will need to install a relay. Also, you need something to cut the hole in the fender, so if you own a Dremel, it will be your best friend during this install! You will also want to pick up a spool of at least 14g stranded wire to run the length of the fender from the corner lights to the new side markers.

Hope that helps and again, Good Luck! Keep us posted :)
 

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if you could tell me which wire to cut that would be great and I have all the tool I need to do everything but an engin lift but I think I can rent one :D thank for the tips
 

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There are three wires going to the corner light. Red (positive) Black (negative) and Green (intemittent positive). You need to splice into the black (-) and green (+) in order for them to blink. If you tap into the red positive they will stay lit and not blink.

Also, what I did when I installed mine was I put a nice glob of clear silicone and smeared it around the hole I cut, then once the light was installed and tightened, I wiped all the excess that oozed out around the edges. You need to protect that hole you cut or it will invite rust very quick!

The hardest part you may have will be routing the wire through the fender. I used a long stiff piece of hard wire and fed it through the fender. With the corner light removed and the door opened, if you get on your knees and look you will see straight through the fender. Feed the wire through there and then stick your finger through your new hole and try and grab the wire. Its best to run one wire twice the length of the fender and then simply cut it once you have it out the hole rather than run two seperate wires but do whatever works easiest for you ;-) Good Luck!
 
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