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FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » 65/66 adjustable strut rods » 4/08/2024 10:40 AM

Daze wrote:

RPM, aka Bearing Bob wrote:

So from whom did you get the clevis?

Doesn't anyone read my webpage any more 😂😂😂 There is a link in the updated section near the bottom of my adjustable strut rod build page

here is a direct link https://mooreparts.com/products/latest-rage-425152cv-replacement-clevis-end-for-end-load-rack-pinion
 

 
Yeees...butt...I saw what you were doing, but I'm too lazy to do a two minute search. But I'll post a couple times here which takes much more time.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » 65/66 adjustable strut rods » 4/07/2024 10:52 PM

Nos681 wrote:

Daze wrote:

Rudi wrote:

Nice job on the clevises, who made them, what grade of steel?
Much more impressive than the cast/forged items!

I updated my website with all that info
 

Daze, you deserve an honorable mention as well.

I did read your initial write up years ago…did not see the updated clevis.

I used the same seller for the clevis, just checked your website.

 
So from whom did you get the clevis?

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Full Chassis - Roadster Shop » 4/07/2024 4:44 PM

Guys that use a chassis like this usually have a shop build the car, and aren't thinking about what they could also use the money to buy.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » ZRay Cross Member » 4/07/2024 10:42 AM

Toploader wrote:

RPM, aka Bearing Bob wrote:

I made my own engine crossmember (with a jack pad) to allow the motor to suit lower. I had seen the Shelby crossmember but didn't like its look. This was back before Zray was selling his, and I built mine from 1½ X .180 wall chromo tube for about a third of Zrays price. While I have used the jack pad it's more of a pita to drive the car on a couple of 2x6s to get it high enough to slide the floor jack in from the front. I usually jack from the front torque boxes.i also tied the crossmember into the LCA mounting bolt, which might help keep things in place.

I really look forward to the jack pad probably the most. So many times I've just wanted to lift the front quickly to do something.

 
With your 65 that sits higher, and no front spoiler, you shouldn't have any problems getting the jack under there.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » ZRay Cross Member » 4/06/2024 10:26 AM

I made my own engine crossmember (with a jack pad) to allow the motor to suit lower. I had seen the Shelby crossmember but didn't like its look. This was back before Zray was selling his, and I built mine from 1½ X .180 wall chromo tube for about a third of Zrays price. While I have used the jack pad it's more of a pita to drive the car on a couple of 2x6s to get it high enough to slide the floor jack in from the front. I usually jack from the front torque boxes.i also tied the crossmember into the LCA mounting bolt, which might help keep things in place.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » A little more progress » 4/05/2024 10:56 AM

The standard bearing on early Mustangs ain't the best for side loads when cornering. I've never seen a floater on a drag car.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » 289 engine question » 4/04/2024 4:11 PM

Quicksilver wrote:

I just sold a 351 (1969) stock block, pistons, rods, crank, cam, and timeing chain & Cover for $400 droped to  $200.00 just to get it out of the garage. 6 months on CL. Now 2 other people have called about it. Got a complete 301 and a radical 289 left.

 
Now you tell me...

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Motor Trend Article: How the ’90s Saved the Ford Mustang » 4/04/2024 4:08 PM

Steve69 wrote:

I would of thought fox bodies saved it starting with 1979.  Even 1985 things started to look a lot better and more power. 

 
Zachary what I was tinking... then I read the article. Funny how the article mentions "The Probe is not now and never will be Mustang GT competition, and Ford was right to pass on the silly nonsense of giving this car a Mustang nameplate." But Ford had no problem putting a Mach 1 badge on a erectric SUV.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Tail lights any recomendations on the the LED taillights » 4/04/2024 8:32 AM

I bought these back when they were $100 less from a recommendation of a fellow 69 owner. My main concern was I didn't want to see the individual LEDs thru the lens. These put out a nice solid red without seeing a bunch of red dots. I also installed front turn signal LEDs of unknown make, as they were given to me. They too put out a lot of light.

https://www.cjponyparts.com/non-sequential-led-taillight-kit-ultra-bright-mustang-1969/p/TLLED58/?lac_guid=a4cbaab7-fffa-eb11-835d-0050568b5164

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » A little more progress » 4/04/2024 8:24 AM

Oh I get that build philosophy and use it when I can.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Electric choke stuuck on Holley » 4/03/2024 8:33 PM

Nos681 wrote:

What did you find on choke?

 
An air cleaner.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » A little more progress » 4/03/2024 2:38 PM

Nice. Did ya ever consider a floater rear axle?

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Have you ever looked at the Garage Points page? » 4/01/2024 9:37 AM

Ya, I was looking there  the other day and noticed a couple of guys might not know it exists.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Speaking of classic Mustangs.... » 3/31/2024 2:38 PM

6sally6 wrote:

6sally6 wrote:

(Heck...I sold a car because "I refuse to pay 50 cent a gallon for hi-test gas")
6sally6

 
THIS^^ is a real testament of  'shortsightedness' !
It was 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T....canary yellow  w/blk stripes...383/335 HP ..blk vinyl top (A real hoss)
I traded in my 64 Falcon Sprint 260/4 speed + 1200 bux  for it. (duhhh!)
Living proof the human brangs go sound asleep while our body continues to function !
Oh well...

 
Uh...I don't like you no more Sally.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Electric choke stuuck on Holley » 3/31/2024 10:09 AM

BILLY WALTON from GEORGIA wrote:

John Ha wrote:

BILLY WALTON from GEORGIA wrote:

I am thinking mine is stuck shut ...when I  get time  I  am gonna check it....might be why it is running crappy like its bogged down.
 

If it's stuck shut it'll be running really rich.  You'd smell that in the exhaust and see the black smoke. 

I'd guess you have a vacuum leak somewhere. 

It is running rich...I been working a lot lately and aint had a chance to look at it it much.
I wish I had another carb I could stick on it.
 

 
It would be easier and take less time to remove the air cleaner and look at the choke to see if it's your issue.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Thanks for all the advice on my Prostate Cancer ....GOOD UPDATE » 3/28/2024 5:31 PM

BILLY WALTON from GEORGIA wrote:

rear is apart at my buddys

 
I click on a prostate cancer thread, see this... and think wow, that's a good buddy.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Buying a Car Out of State (Texas) » 3/27/2024 6:58 PM

TremendousWand wrote:

Does anyone know anyone in car sales that can help me understand taxes when buying a car out of state?  I'm finally getting around to buying a bigger truck so I can haul my mustang on trips.  The dealer says I need to pay AZ tax rate of 8.6% but Texas has a maximum of 8.25% and they are supposed to pay back to the state I'm registering it in.  Very confused.

Please DM me if you know someone or can speak to how out of state car sales work.

 
I've got a buddy who has car dealerships, he said let him know if it was new or used, which state you're buying it in, and which state you're going to register it in, and he'll have his DMV gal get the info.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » April 8 total eclipse » 3/26/2024 5:08 PM

MS wrote:

That, plus it happens in my back yard

 
I thought the paper said it was happening in space.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Thinking about subframe connectors... » 3/22/2024 11:27 AM

Good info above. I'm struggling finding my pics or MS's pics of his SFCs, which look great.

I don't know anyone who regrets installing SFCs. Pretty sure it was the first mod I did to my 69. I have welded Competition Engineering SFCs, which only contact the ends of the front and rear factory frame rails.

If you're considering adding them to your 65, I gotta ask if you have torque boxes on it yet. I'd think torque boxes would be my first fix, then SFCs. Torque boxes by definition resist torque, which is mighty important. And SFCs resist linear forces.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » MINI-BASH...MINI-BASH...MINI-BASH » 3/19/2024 10:58 PM

Bullet Bob wrote:

RPM, aka Bearing Bob wrote:

Bullet Bob wrote:

Cool, Ed.  Yeah, I remember Tom.  Hope you guys can make it.  My concern is that we might not be able to REALLY see that museum in only eight hours.  I could probably spend that long in the Model T and Model A engine sections.

 
Oh well, nothing ventured nothing gained.

Zat mean you'll be needin' the room at chez Bullet?

 
Chez Bullet?  Hopefully. Wow, in impressed you know what chez means. But do you know how to pronounce it?

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » Replacing the floor » 3/19/2024 2:00 PM

Dang Sally, that was fun reading. Gave my eyes a workout.

FYI Ford, Classic Mustang Tech Discussion » MINI-BASH...MINI-BASH...MINI-BASH » 3/19/2024 1:55 PM

Bullet Bob wrote:

Cool, Ed.  Yeah, I remember Tom.  Hope you guys can make it.  My concern is that we might not be able to REALLY see that museum in only eight hours.  I could probably spend that long in the Model T and Model A engine sections.

 
Oh well, nothing ventured nothing gained.

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