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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) Today, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 31
Posted By groho
Or you can take it to a carb shop to have it...

Or you can take it to a carb shop to have it professionally rebuilt for about $100? Look at it this way, you can screw it up 8 times before you reached the cost of a new carb, or a shop can muck it...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-18-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By groho
excellent explanation! My next question, do you...

excellent explanation! My next question, do you set the opposing driveline angles at idle and low speed movement in mind, or optimum load (2-3k RPM)? which changes the position of the rearend which...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-18-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By groho
Its the vent tube, as fluid gets hot and expands,...

Its the vent tube, as fluid gets hot and expands, it gives the tranny the ability to breath. The torque converter in the front of the tranny has about 2-3 liters of fluid. When the transmission...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-14-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By groho
if you had pictures it would help allot in this...

if you had pictures it would help allot in this type of scenario. There's many variables, you have 3 bolt harmonic balancers for early SBF, and 4 bolt balancers for later. You also have different...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-07-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By groho
I've been buying summit for years. They're...

I've been buying summit for years. They're probably your best bet on availability and pricing. I'm lucky, they're right up the road, order on a tues morning, on my doorstep the next afternoon.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By groho
You don't have allot of options to look for, 1)...

You don't have allot of options to look for, 1) your strut rods are not bolted down equally setting the LCA's the same, 2) your caster is too negative on the drivers side, and too positive on the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By groho
Just installed 268H and AFR 165 heads on my SBF...

Just installed 268H and AFR 165 heads on my SBF (66 coupe). Do your homework when you bust your engine down. Checking bearing clearances to determine if you need to add the extra $ for a rebuild. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-01-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By groho
rocker arm P.S. good luck with dad, been...

rocker arm

P.S. good luck with dad, been there, stay strong.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-23-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By groho
+1 on Cashs Mom....Getting my coupe painted as we...

+1 on Cashs Mom....Getting my coupe painted as we speak. The new colors are so much more vibrant and appealing than those 60's colors. If you're restoring, go ahead and get as close as you can to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-19-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By groho
I'm not going to vote because its a preference. ...

I'm not going to vote because its a preference. A good hammer/dolly set like Martin will set you back $200-300. I think I have 4-5 hammers, and half doz dollies. The diff between Martin and H/F is...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-17-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By groho
saginaw power steering vs rack

While I was down in L.A. for father's day, picked up a complete quick ratio (13:1), roughly 3.25 turns lock to lock, power steering set up from ABS ( www.abspowerbrake.com ). Saginaw pump (2.5GPM),...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By groho
Going to TMI next week while I'm in L.A. to order...

Going to TMI next week while I'm in L.A. to order my stuff. Do they offer the one-piece in a different material? The only thing I've seen thus far is that pseudo suede material. Can you add a pic...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By groho
I'm familiar with electronics and wiring...

I'm familiar with electronics and wiring schematics because of my job. Color codes and schematics are critical to properly chasing electrical issues. A local auto electrical shop gave me some very...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-04-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By groho
Good luck on this one. The parts are out there,...

Good luck on this one. The parts are out there, and there are many. Plan on spending 4 figures easy. I've been looking at P/S systems and rack and pinions for a couple of months. The set ups run...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-03-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By groho
notice your second pic, the retaining cable from...

notice your second pic, the retaining cable from the upper anchor point to the lower adjuster is very loose. It looks like is slipped behind the turn-buckle, and not sitting in the groove. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-03-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By groho
My observation, you have a bad alternator, that's...

My observation, you have a bad alternator, that's draining the battery. After you recharge the battery, the car runs, until the battery is drained again. If you can get the car started again, turn...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-02-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By groho
When everything is in place, and all springs and...

When everything is in place, and all springs and hardware is in place, the shoes will sit securely against the backing plate, even with the drum removed. If its not, then something is not right, you...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-22-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By groho
one thing I did notice, once all the guideplates...

one thing I did notice, once all the guideplates were set, some of the pushrods are very close to the pushrod wall. When you look at the runners compared to the pushrod hole, it looks like AFR cut...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-22-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By groho
Got it. The aluminum heads are easy to scratch...

Got it. The aluminum heads are easy to scratch so I really didn't want to pry against the head. After the first one or two guideplates I got down a very workable system and had it done in about an...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-20-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By groho
just answered my own question.... can't use the...

just answered my own question.... can't use the washers because the rocker studs have a raised area on the bottom of the hex that centers the guildeplate. Guess I have to come up with an option to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-20-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By groho
guide plates

finishing up the top end of the motor, dropped on the AFR165's, all went together nicely. Started torquing down the rocker studs and two piece adjustable guideplates, working the first one, and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-19-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By groho
sit down and inspect your car, carefully,...

sit down and inspect your car, carefully, suspension, brakes, cooling system. Safety items have priority. Mustang monthly has a good read on top 10 items to do on your mustang. Its a good...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-16-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By groho
my 66 coupe is in paint right now as we speak, by...

my 66 coupe is in paint right now as we speak, by the time I'm done, I'll have $17K in paint, motor, tranny, and interior, wiring, suspension, subframe, metal work, rear end, etc. (I've done all the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-05-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By groho
add another $600 - $1K for machine work. I...

add another $600 - $1K for machine work. I wouldn't order your rebuild kit until you've pulled the motor and checked it to determine if you need to bore/hone the block, or if it's already been done....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-02-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By groho
mustang monthly has a good article on windshield...

mustang monthly has a good article on windshield install. The key is sealant inside the gasket, and on the window channel. It'll make sense when you read the article. Original glass is thicker...
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