Once the hood was removed (aluminum, 25 pounds), it was easy to disconnect the engine and transmission. The processor is located just behind the radiator, as is the power distribution box on the passenger-side inner fender. Since we are using the Paxton Novi 1200, it's going to be interesting to get our intake air tube into this tight area. The battery is located on the passenger side against the firewall. Ford really thought out this car. It was a breeze to work on.