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FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » remove fuel pump eccentric dowel pin on camshaft » 11/25/2020 4:55 PM

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what am I missing on this post. perhaps i'm not reading it correctly, I thought the fuel injected engines didn't have the centrix so why the dowel pin at all? i am preparing to go down a path kind of like this on a 89 5.0, so i'd like to know if the front of the cas has the hole in it or not, and if it doesen't what options i have, as i too don't want an electric fuel pump.
 

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » MS clutch cable instructions » 11/24/2020 7:37 PM

finally found them, since wale world is out of the printer ink I use I will have to wait a bit. I appreciate the info.

 

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » MS clutch cable instructions » 11/23/2020 4:35 PM

I ordered and bought the t5 clutch cable kit, years ago. while I have all the parts, I have lost the instructions where might I find another print of those instructions?

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » 78 granada 302, and a T5 » 11/22/2020 8:31 PM

val fulesday
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I had ported the original 302 heads that are currently on the car, luanti cam, t 10, headers, aluminum intake,  600 cfm eldelbrock. engine runs pretty strong. been refreshed a couple of times got to be close to 200k miles since I first rebuilt it close to 30 years ago.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » 78 granada 302, and a T5 » 11/22/2020 5:29 PM

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I am seriously leaning that way, I have all the parts just waiting, engine is sealed up, need to pull the spark pugs and make sure it will still turn over.
 

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » 78 granada 302, and a T5 » 11/22/2020 4:50 PM

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when I pulled the engine out of the car, I fired it up setting in the garage floor, not exactly a good test but it did run, didn't miss, I could give it a little bit of gas but, there I was just holding onto a running engine sitting in the floor trying my best not to  "over test it".

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Classic Vehicles and Reliability » 11/22/2020 1:50 PM

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my brother bought a new 69 hurst olds, left el paso got to deming new mexico and a valve spring broke it sat for two days, waiting on parts to come in. even new can break, rebuilt sitting in my trunk? iffy at best. sometimes you just don't know and if you do break down it's only a guess as to what it's going to be.
 

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » 78 granada 302, and a T5 » 11/22/2020 1:43 PM

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just to be clear, I can use the 78 engine along with the t5 bell housing, and spacer plate, and the 5.0 starter. I am also considering just putting ALL of the 89, 5.0, engine and t5 trans in the car. my last 5.0 didn't run as strong as this 302w, therefore I am conflicted.
 

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » 78 granada 302, and a T5 » 11/21/2020 10:25 PM

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I have a 78 (I think it is) 302w with a t10 in it. one of my winter projects is to put my t5 in  my 64 Falcon. I have been collecting Mustang Steve's parts for some time, clutch cable, the quadrant that welds onto the original clutch peddle, and the transmission brace.   I have the 89 mustang t5 bell housing that i'm going to use .   
 which starter can I use? the one for the t5, or the one for the 302. It is my under standing that with the 302 the balance is different, therefore   I can not use the fly wheel for the 5.0 and the clutch/pressure plate won't work either because the 302 is 10 1/2" while the 5.0 is 11"     any other suggestions or points to consider?                           
 

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » zinc in oil » 11/16/2020 9:19 PM

perhaps the zinc additive is the easier choice

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » dip stick » 11/16/2020 6:21 PM

can someone give me some ideas as to why the dip stick keeps jumping out of the tube? 302W , PVC valve is on the valve cover and breather on the other one. lots and lots of miles on the engine I put new rings and bearings in it some 20K miles back it just started this about 6 years ago or about 5K miles ago.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » zinc in oil » 11/16/2020 6:15 PM

anyone know, any company that sells oil with the zinc still left in the oil? what viscosities it is sold in, and where to purchase it from?

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » 66 mustang fiberglass trunk lid with molded in spoiler questions » 11/12/2020 8:13 PM

val fulesday
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a friend of mine , who is building a 66 FB, bought a pair of the fender extensions with the spoiler parts made into them, if memory serves me right they were fiberglass. he had a spoiler made out of metal and welded on the trunk lid. it turned out really well.
 

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » never done this before » 11/10/2020 7:21 PM

val fulesday
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swell. I could be wrong ..... yet again or would that be some more. ya know guys when i'm out in public i ware a cap, the reason is to keep people from actually acting out what seems to be written on my forhead, some where even though i don't see it in the mornings when i look in the mirrow, SCREW WITH ME, i wouldn't think you'd get that through the computer either, not the first time i've been wrong.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Gotta call BS... » 11/10/2020 6:50 AM

val fulesday
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anyone else notice a "new build" comes in, and in the back ground is a car that was finished and sent home last year.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » never done this before » 11/10/2020 6:35 AM

val fulesday
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call it what you will, (Auburn)miss spelling and, wrong terminology, I got it finished, stress tested it, no extra parts left over, it was a good day.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » never done this before » 11/09/2020 5:23 PM

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got the falcon off the jack stands and stressed tested the gear change, no unusual sounds. so the "Traction Lock" seems to be doing it's job. interesting when I got on it, no long black mark (notice singular) just a couple a bit less than half the distance then before. ok MS, i am trying to keep up with the correct termanolgy. thanks for the help this site has provided, i truly appreciate it.

 

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » 89 5.0 cams » 11/09/2020 1:30 PM

i bought this 89 mustang GT a few years back only wanted the t5 but I thought what the heck, but an old distributor in it and a intake with carb and fired it up in the garage floor. no idea how many miles were on it but I do know the owner street raced the car. it sounded ok but never got much above idle.
 

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » 89 5.0 cams » 11/09/2020 6:44 AM

i seem to remember that years ago I read or heard that the roller cam shafts could be changed without changing  the roller lifters. anyone else ever hear of such a thing?  of the ford factory cams which one would be the better choice for street/performance 5.0? is there any markings on the ford cams that would tell me what is currently in the engine, what might they be and where?
 

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Rear end gear choice follow up 67 coupe » 11/08/2020 12:30 PM

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there is another site which someone here on this site posted for me when I had questions about the same as your,  www.tremec.com/calculador.php    I am not totally sure about that address. I am going to use a 3.25 gear with my t10, but my plans include the t5 I've had setting in the garage for several years. at 70 the rpm will be somewhere around 1800 and 2000 rpm at 75/80 mph.
 

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » never done this before » 11/08/2020 6:46 AM

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john ha, thanks for the  corrections, i'll try to get that corrected in my vocabulary. but at almost 69, it's going to be rough to change being wrong for so long, thanks

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » never done this before » 11/07/2020 10:01 PM

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MS, it is an Aburn unit, it had 3.80 gears didn't want them, put in a set of 3.25 pulled them out of the open case that was in my 8". it has been an "adventure" but I do enjoy doing something I've never done before. the best part was using the gauges that were my dads to set up the lash. he was the last one to touch them back in the early 60's if not in the 50's.
 Bullet Bob yes I am using that term as a "generic", so to use the correct terminology, what would it be?

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » never done this before » 11/07/2020 7:02 PM

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putting in a posi and I  am attempting to put the ring gear and pinion in. this is my first attempt at doing this. I have marked the ring gear and pinion with the paint. do I need to remove that paint or can I run it the way it is?

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » mufflers » 11/06/2020 12:38 PM

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went to y local auto parts store and ask about the quiet flow mufflers and he ask me what size. I wasn't aware that there was a choice

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Axle housing 8” or 9” » 11/04/2020 6:50 AM

val fulesday
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the 8" rear end i bought has a carrier the is cross webbed, like little boxes, the carrier that came out of the 8" in my falcon just had lines the run across it. in handling both of them i noticed a significant difference in weight. is the cross webbed really that much better an alternative for strength? i am taking the 3.80 gears out of the auburn unit and putting in the 3.25. out here in west texas, i like the idea of being able to drive the car to car shows. my theory is if it's on a trailer it's because it's broke.

 

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