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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-20-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,910
Posted By Gun Jam
it was my understanding that almost all vehicles...

it was my understanding that almost all vehicles are designed with a tail shaft that has a -3 deg slope or (downhill slope)
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-19-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Gun Jam
I sold the original 8 track on eaby 10 years ago...

I sold the original 8 track on eaby 10 years ago and got 250 bucks for it working or not
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-19-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,910
Posted By Gun Jam
If one were to install wedges in the front side...

If one were to install wedges in the front side of the leaf spring perch under the leaf wouldn't that lower the rear and force the pinion up?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By Gun Jam
do yourself a favor and dont get a flex fan. ...

do yourself a favor and dont get a flex fan.

Look into an electric fan or a clutch fan as suggested to go with a nice Al radiator. cooling systems are important don't cut corners.

-Gun
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-16-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 322
Posted By Gun Jam
I am unfamiliar with whatever system uses a...

I am unfamiliar with whatever system uses a secondary coil. By coil voltage I meant what normally would be power to the coil typically 6 ,9 or 12v. NOT coil output which is typically 30k , 35k or...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-16-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 322
Posted By Gun Jam
6) pull the cap off the distributor and crank the...

6) pull the cap off the distributor and crank the engine over does the rotor spin if no then its a stripped dizzy gear...also a very very easy test and a hypothesis that 100% fits the symptoms this...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-16-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 322
Posted By Gun Jam
You cant just keep ignoring suggestions you've...

You cant just keep ignoring suggestions you've gotta try at least the simple ones or find a simple way to disprove them.

Before we spend hrs pulling a timing cover lets cover the basics!!

1)...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-16-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 322
Posted By Gun Jam
spark seems more likely than fuel if the...

spark seems more likely than fuel if the accelerator pumps are dumping fuel into the carb then it should run for a few seconds at least.

Take a volt meter to the battery whats the voltage?

Pull...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-15-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,910
Posted By Gun Jam
super relevant! Drive shaft velocity -...

super relevant!

Drive shaft velocity - YouTube

Driveshaft Angle Trainer - YouTube

Driveline Vibrations And pinion angles - YouTube

Driveline Troubleshooting - YouTube
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-30-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Gun Jam
Im with racer dave on this. The lines have...

Im with racer dave on this.

The lines have air in them because vac bleeders in general that most people come across are crap.

Try it the old sk0ol way with two people. shove the pedal to the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-28-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Gun Jam
manifold full vac reading should be in the 15s to...

manifold full vac reading should be in the 15s to 17s as in inches of mercury (InHg)

Vac advance should be around 10 deg above 10 or 15 InHg.

-Gun
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-24-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 597
Posted By Gun Jam
So the set of Comp cams hyd roller lifters I had...

So the set of Comp cams hyd roller lifters I had that kept breaking oil metering disc is no surprise? This oil metering disc would crack like glass and then the fragments would sink to the bottom and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-23-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 597
Posted By Gun Jam
Barnett...What is the significance of comp cam...

Barnett...What is the significance of comp cam brand lifters? I would like to know what you are thinking here

Thanks

-Gun
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-23-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 597
Posted By Gun Jam
Its not ping that's for sure. What RPM was...

Its not ping that's for sure.

What RPM was that? idle?

Its hard to tell so much is lost between real life and a cell phone video.

You could try using a mechanics stethoscope.

Its possible...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-23-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By Gun Jam
what makes you think the sending units are bad? ...

what makes you think the sending units are bad?

These gauges never worked right? If they did when did they last work right?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-23-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 597
Posted By Gun Jam
Roll the engine over by hand first and make sure...

Roll the engine over by hand first and make sure its smooth

Then roll it over with the starter and if it sounds smooth still maybe its something else

Set timing to 12 initial

Dump raw fuel...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-23-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 597
Posted By Gun Jam
Crank it over by hand does it feel smooth? ...

Crank it over by hand does it feel smooth?

Try to use a flashlight and mirror to look into each combustion chamber.

do a compression test on each cylinder perhaps and listen for obstruction
...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-22-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 597
Posted By Gun Jam
do the easy stuff first. Like pull the plugs if...

do the easy stuff first. Like pull the plugs if you dont see anything from the valve cover side it be worth trying to track down a bore scope. but you could also just look for marks on the plug and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-17-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,910
Posted By Gun Jam
I feel for ya buddy...this sounds real...

I feel for ya buddy...this sounds real familiar...I hope you get it dialed in.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-15-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Gun Jam
A blocked main jet can cause hell. IF the...

A blocked main jet can cause hell.

IF the idle circuit is fine the car will idle fine but as you increase power the idle circuit alone can not provide adequate fuel flow. As air velocity increases...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-15-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Gun Jam
maybe dirt got in the idle circuit since you...

maybe dirt got in the idle circuit since you rebuilt the carb. I would pull the carb apart again and check for debris.

-Gun
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-15-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Gun Jam
If it was the NSS wouldn't placing the key in the...

If it was the NSS wouldn't placing the key in the "On" position still allow for power to the gauges...I was under the impression that you had no power to gauges...not the case?


-Gun
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-15-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,910
Posted By Gun Jam
The trans should hang down say 3* and the diff...

The trans should hang down say 3* and the diff should point up 3* so the DS would climb up from front to rear to meet the diff
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-14-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,910
Posted By Gun Jam
I had that issue too. If an axle is bent enough...

I had that issue too. If an axle is bent enough to see it will cause hell.

I think runout tolerance is .002 max on either the face of the flange or the top. Pull the brake drum off and check the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-14-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,910
Posted By Gun Jam
I left what I think was a 3* or 4* degree shim in...

I left what I think was a 3* or 4* degree shim in the rear....whatever I last tried.

I guess the moral of the story is these cars are old skool and they ran great without any magic from the...
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