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Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 07-21-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By 69mach1377
IIRC the 2.3 was supposed to use RUG, but this...

IIRC the 2.3 was supposed to use RUG, but this article refers to PUG.
So which one is it?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-20-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By 69mach1377
Yeah, I think my msd box is at least that old.

Yeah, I think my msd box is at least that old.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-20-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
True, but the car needs the correct stance, a...

True, but the car needs the correct stance, a slight rake from the back to the front, and not 4x4 tire clearance.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-20-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
Exactly...

Exactly...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-20-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
Thanks barnett468, we are aware of the valid...

Thanks barnett468, we are aware of the valid points you are making but 3" is not going to happen. There is only a 3/4" difference between the fmx and t5 mounts, so how did ford get away with it from...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-19-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
Just to be clear, the whole car is being lowered,...

Just to be clear, the whole car is being lowered, not just the rear. The lowering had to be done with close to 5" from the top of the tire to the fender arch, it just looks ridiculous. We will deal...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-19-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
The 1st, 3rd and 5th ones drive the points home...

The 1st, 3rd and 5th ones drive the points home for sure.
We are working on trying to get the angles to where they were before the t5 conversion. Turns out the fmx x-member held it about 3/4" higher...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 07-18-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By 69mach1377
Do not fill to max tire rating! It will become...

Do not fill to max tire rating! It will become rounded in the wrong way a, provide little traction and could lead to an accident due to poor braking. Try 35 to begin with.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-14-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By 69mach1377
I think they'll repair it for a fee...or supply a...

I think they'll repair it for a fee...or supply a refurb.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-05-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By 69mach1377
If it is somehow rare or very desirable and worth...

If it is somehow rare or very desirable and worth a lot, keep it original. Otherwise, make it yours and do what you feel is required.
Welcome to the forum.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-01-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By 69mach1377
Just try and match the heads and cam so one does...

Just try and match the heads and cam so one does not diminish the other. Both are well respected names.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-30-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
A new gt500 would do...

A new gt500 would do...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-30-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
It appears so and that was how it had been since...

It appears so and that was how it had been since 1989 when I bought it. Now 25 years later, the FMX to T5 swap exposed this issue.
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 06-30-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 395,786
Posted By 69mach1377
Follow the link in my sig...

Follow the link in my sig...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-30-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
Yup...painful. So I took some measurements to see...

Yup...painful. So I took some measurements to see what changed between the FMX and T5 mounting.
On the trannys themselves; the distance from the shaft centerline to mounting pad is within 1/16", so...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-29-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By 69mach1377
IIRC, they do the opposite of stock manifolds and...

IIRC, they do the opposite of stock manifolds and try to be headers.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-28-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By 69mach1377
I think the wheel base and other dimensions are...

I think the wheel base and other dimensions are the same. In retrospect, the later model T5 would have been better, but I'll stick to and deal with my shorter Gforce T5.
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 06-28-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By 69mach1377
If you really want to know your oil pressure, get...

If you really want to know your oil pressure, get a mechanical gage.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-28-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By 69mach1377
This is about the same for my 69, but no cuts...

This is about the same for my 69, but no cuts thru the boot.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-21-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By 69mach1377
Mine is external and has an adjustment, not sure...

Mine is external and has an adjustment, not sure about your type.
Anyone?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-17-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
There is only 1/8" clearance now, but moving the...

There is only 1/8" clearance now, but moving the whole engine/trans back would place the shifter body better in the existing cutout and allow the back of the T5 to be elevated a bit more. Either...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-16-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
T5 swap is all I can say...I guess the swap...

T5 swap is all I can say...I guess the swap crossmember is to blame?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-16-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
Well I can reverse the wedge to get the pinion...

Well I can reverse the wedge to get the pinion down 4*...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-16-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
Ever notice factory intakes have a 2-3* angle for...

Ever notice factory intakes have a 2-3* angle for the carb base? This is keep the carb level while the back of the engine/tranny angle down by that amount. Are you saying engines usually tip forward...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-15-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 17,944
Posted By 69mach1377
My pinion is pretty much inline with the DS, so I...

My pinion is pretty much inline with the DS, so I will remove the wedge to bring it down 2*. My trans is down 2.2* compared to the DS. The angle finder did not help much, so I used plumb bobs and...
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