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I ordered a stock 89 pump and pick up from autozone. When I get back from travel, I will pick it up, measure it and then return it.

When I get all the measurements, etc, I will post up here.


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I picked up the stock 89 pump assembly. When lining up the two assemblies, I will not be able to use the stock mounting point as I had planned. It will push the pump too deep into the tank.



So, I cut the pick up to the point that the pump will sit at the correct depth.

Now I need to fab up a support.






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I am shelving the in tank approach for this season - it's a lot more involved to make it clean and reliable.

I ordered the Fuel Command Center this morning and that will get me up to speed sooner rather than never......

Started taking inventory of the FiTech install after some cleaning and organizing.

Pretty excited that the factory air cleaner housing will fit without any clearance issues. Almost as if it was designed for this throttle body.







Fits my "sleeper" theme..... if you can call a Bronco on 37's a sleeper.....


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Fuel Command Center arrived! A little test fitting to make sure it fits where I want it.

Kids playdo comes in handy. At least a couple inches of clearance.





Had to order a 1/2-20 to AN male fitting to connect the factory fuel pump to the FCC.

Really looking forward to getting this installed and dialed in. I will be taking it in for a custom exhaust as well. I really think the stock 2 barrel was just not enough for the build specs of this motor. Always seem to fade out above 2500 rpm while accelerating on the highway. Off-road no issues beside vapor lock on a really hot day.

Also finally mailed my knuckles to Colorado to a shop that specializes in installing the tapered inserts in the right way. $57 for shipping the cheapest route! They would not fit in a USPS box since they still had the spindle studs and ball joints installed. Should have them back in a week or two.


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Well this bronco boldly goes where few will go!


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Upgraded the tailgate with a vintage bumper sticker.

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Mounted the FCC, installed an AN fitting in the fuel pump and ran the low pressure line.

I need some additional fittings and hose to complete the run to the throttle body.







I want to install a 1" phenolic spacer as well.




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Summit Clause came today in his big brown sled....

Fancy ARP carb studs installed.

EGR plate on.



Phenolic spacer on - needed to clear EGR valve with the added benefit of cutting down on heat.



Throttle body dropped on.



Everything fits nicely, so off it will all come and get a coat of paint to match the intake.

Also received the rest of the AN fittings needed to plumb this up.

Then on to organizing and looming the wiring.


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