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Old 10/28/2013, 06:57 PM   #1
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ECM computer? or what the heck is this?

As some of you know my car came mostly together but somewhat apart.

I have been going through the boxes of parts and one thing I can't identify is something that looks like a ECM or computer module of some sort. It may or may not belong to this mustang as I have found a few items that do not .......

This is about the size of a radio has 2 rectangular plugs that are maybe 30 pins ech it also has what looks like a vacuum line coming out of it.

There are no ford or motorcraft designations which leads me to think it is not part of the car and maybe was a stray that ended up in one of the boxes.

I can't find any pugs that look like they fit either.

Any ideas?
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Old 10/28/2013, 10:00 PM   #2
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Unless we can get a picture, could be either a flux capacitor or possibly a continuum transfunctioner.

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Old 10/28/2013, 10:42 PM   #3
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ECM= Electronic Counter Measure
Used in the USAF to deflect rockets launched against aircraft.
(At least that's what I was taught @ Keesler AFB in 1957)

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Old 10/29/2013, 04:44 AM   #4
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.maybe came out of a P51 Mustang?

it\'s great to own a 68\' ......live free or die
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Old 10/29/2013, 10:44 PM   #5
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.maybe came out of a P51 Mustang?
...Most likely ;-)
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Old 10/31/2013, 08:01 PM   #6
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ECM= Electronic Counter Measure
Used in the USAF to deflect rockets launched against aircraft.
(At least that's what I was taught @ Keesler AFB in 1957)

Neil
I was at Keesler in 1961 - going to ECM school. Spent the next 3 years at Forbes AFB, Topeka, Kansas, with 4 month's in England & 4 month's in Alsaka.

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Old 11/01/2013, 06:21 AM   #7
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I don't know anything about ECM or computers, but unless your car was engine upgraded to a newer 5.0, or has a fancy go fast stereo sound system, it sounds like you have an extra part thrown into one of your boxes. JMHO

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Old 11/02/2013, 09:04 PM   #8
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Neil,
It is no longer called ECM and ECCM (electronic counter-counter measures) but now EA (electronic attack) and EP (electronic protection).

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Old 11/02/2013, 09:44 PM   #9
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As some of you know my car came mostly together but somewhat apart.

I have been going through the boxes of parts and one thing I can't identify is something that looks like a ECM or computer module of some sort. It may or may not belong to this mustang as I have found a few items that do not .......

This is about the size of a radio has 2 rectangular plugs that are maybe 30 pins ech it also has what looks like a vacuum line coming out of it.

There are no ford or motorcraft designations which leads me to think it is not part of the car and maybe was a stray that ended up in one of the boxes.

I can't find any pugs that look like they fit either.

Any ideas?
Sounds to me like a newer "brain" for an electronic fuel injected 5.0 modern (well 1990's up) engine. Someone may have thought about converting the car to a late model roller 302.

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