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Old 04-19-2014, 11:02 PM   #1
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Default new mach 1 need advice please

I just purchased a 1971 mustang mach 1 it has been sitting for 26 years...what should I all do with fluids, such as oil an gas before I try an turn it over. Thanks
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Old 04-20-2014, 01:09 AM   #2
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can you manually turn the engine, would check the gas tank too and make sure there is nothing in there....
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Replace all fluids. Prime the oil system. Flush the fuel system. Rebuild the carb. Replace the filters. Turn the engine by hand with a bit of oil in each cylinder. Verify the brakes work. Have fire extinguisher handy when attempting to start. I would block the wheels in both directions too.
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Thank you very much for you afvice and I will do all those things is there a place I can find out how to do a couple of those things I am unsure on how to do them. I want to do all the work to this car I dojt want to take it to somebody to work on. Thanks again
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