Now that the engine and transmission have been removed from Project Playboy the disassembly continues within the engine compartment to remove a few remaining pieces before moving onto the wiring.
There are a few components that need to be removed before I can take out the wiring. This includes stripping the bolt on items that would otherwise be difficult to get to with the engine in the Mustang.
Remove the starter solenoid
Remove window washer bag and lines
Remove the motor mount brackets
Remove the master cylinder and unbolt a few items
Remove the master cylinder and remove the attaching hardware from these items:
- Steering Column
- Pedal support
- accelerator pedal
- emergency brake assembly
- and heater box
Prep the headlamp harness for removal.
Remove all of the wire harness clips from the head light harness feed the headlamp harness back through the holes in the fender aprons. I will disconnect this harness when I move onto removing the wringing.
To remove the wire harness straps use a 1/4 inch socket to push them out of the holes
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Hey great site! I’m just getting ready to restore a 67 Mustang coupe. Thanks for the info. If you know of any thing else that you can tell me I would appreciated it. Where are you from? I live in Jamestown, NC would like to confir with you every now and then, if you don’t mind. Thanks again for the article!
Kermit Coble — November 30, 2008 7:22 PM
Thanks Kermit, You can post a question or comment or send an email any time and I will do my best to help you.
JoeResto — December 1, 2008 5:32 AM
i am trying to put in an accelerator pedal rod grommet and i cant figure out how to remove the gas pedal. any suggestions? i have a 67 if that matters at all
jpreedy — January 18, 2010 12:55 PM
To remove the gas pedal.. there is a set/pivot screw that hold the pedal to the accelerator rod, there is also a tension/pivot spring on there. Remove the set screw and spring and then you should be able to slide the grommet into place, then reinstall the spring and screw.
JoeResto — January 30, 2010 9:08 AM