Search



Go Back   MustangForums.com > Ford Mustang Tech > 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang > 351 Mustang
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search

Welcome to Mustang Forums!
Welcome to Mustang Forums.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-04-2013, 07:36 PM   #1
parrfive

 
parrfive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Vehicle: 1989 mustang gt
Location: texas
Posts: 37
Default Cutting out at launch

I've got a few problems i hope someone can help me with. First is my car seems to cut out for a sec right after i launch. Second I'm running a C4 with 4.10 rear gear and 28x10.5 slicks and cant get to the end of the quarter. I'm hitting the rev limiter at 67500 at least 200 feet before the trap. I'm not sure if itís the converter or just too tall of a rear gear. The first problem I cant feel in the car but can see it on video. Its killing my 60 foot times best I can get is 1.39ís. Any help would be great. I live 2 1/2 hours from the nearest track.
This ad is not displayed to registered or logged-in members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Mustang Forums!

Last edited by parrfive; 06-08-2013 at 05:27 AM.
parrfive is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2013, 08:17 AM   #2
uedlose
5th Gear Member

 
uedlose's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Vehicle: 89 mustang
Location: Charles Town WV
Posts: 2,209
Default

you need to do the math and figure out how much converter slip you are having on the top end.
__________________
Just another turbocharged Street Mustang, yes its fast. when it runs. But never fast enough
Few things for salehttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1.../edit?hl=en_US Most parts are OBO
uedlose is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2013, 04:08 PM   #3
parrfive

 
parrfive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Vehicle: 1989 mustang gt
Location: texas
Posts: 37
Default

Ive looked at some of the converter tables on line and its seems i should be getting there at 6750. The converter stalls at about 4100. Don’t know much about Auto’s have always run TKO’s. I was hoping someone out there was running the same setup to help me troubleshoot.
parrfive is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2013, 02:03 PM   #4
2011scgt
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Vehicle: 2011 gt
Location: va
Posts: 135
Default

running a MSD?
2011scgt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2013, 08:38 PM   #5
tinman
5th Gear Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Vehicle: 84 Mustang, 59 Ranchero
Location: Arizona
Posts: 4,066
Default

Check the air/fuel ratio, might be somewhat rich......
__________________
GOOD,FAST, CHEAP-----------YOU CAN ONLY GET 2 OUT OF 3!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
tinman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2013, 08:38 PM
MustangForums
Ford Mustang




Paid Advertisement

 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
New Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:02 PM.

© Internet Brands, Inc.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Fordģ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
Emails Backup