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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-24-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By bop11
Did you check valve adjustment? It may be good...

Did you check valve adjustment? It may be good when cold but too tight when hot with loss of compression.
Did someone replace the coil resistance wire with a standard wire. Coil may be over...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-23-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By bop11
If you are running an Edelbrock carb, you should...

If you are running an Edelbrock carb, you should be probably running at 5.5 psi. Edelbrock does not want you to run above 6 or you might get flooding on tight turns. Your old regulator might have...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-22-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By bop11
try...

try http://speedtalk.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19031 go to post by Bill Jones
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By bop11
Do you have a black ground lead going from the...

Do you have a black ground lead going from the alternator to the block, and to the regulator attachment bolt? Is that wire broken? You need to ground the regulator and not rely on the sheet metal.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-22-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By bop11
Shouldn't have a problem pulling the regulator. ...

Shouldn't have a problem pulling the regulator. It is well above the fuel tank and the Weber won't back feed. Cold engine, remove the negative battery lead, rag underneath, and go for it.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-21-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By bop11
When was the engine rebuilt? Wrong size pistons...

When was the engine rebuilt? Wrong size pistons or rings as '67mustang302' said.
Are the top rings black? If so could be excess fuel from a dripping injector on that side causing detonation of...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-21-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By bop11
Depends where the regulator is. However, since...

Depends where the regulator is. However, since you said you opened the hood and saw it leaking, I would suspect it is on the drivers side fender wall above the level of the tank. If that is the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-15-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By bop11
Sounds like a bad cell in the battery. How old...

Sounds like a bad cell in the battery. How old is it? If it is a year over warranty, then it is probably shot. Lead drops out of the plates and falls to the bottom of the cell. Eventually it...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-14-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By bop11
Even transistors can burn out. Probably the...

Even transistors can burn out. Probably the problem is vibration has cracked some solder joints. If you can open the box and inspect the solder joints with a magnifying glass, look for little...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-14-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By bop11
That was it back in the day of $0.45 per gal. ...

That was it back in the day of $0.45 per gal. No one look for millage. If you want economy with performance got to drop in a modern injected engine. Or, as 68gt/cs said taller gears and maybe...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-01-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By bop11
Looks like the push rod adjuster screw has been...

Looks like the push rod adjuster screw has been broken off in the rocker arm. If you can get the adjuster out, you need a new screw and nut. If not you need to replace the arm assembly with screw...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-30-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By bop11
Not a good idea to hold the spark plug wire by...

Not a good idea to hold the spark plug wire by hand. Once you do get a spark, it might be a little uncomfortable. Not that you can't take the shock but sometimes the involuntary muscle...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 06-27-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By bop11
The 65 is a switch and the 66 is a variable...

The 65 is a switch and the 66 is a variable resistor which will make the light glow at different levels and drive you nuts.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 614
Posted By bop11
Are you sure it is not in the oil pan? You can...

Are you sure it is not in the oil pan?
You can actually buy a bore scope from Harbor freight for about $90.
You say you removed the smog stuff from a '67 'Stang but I thought that smog equipment...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-23-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 533
Posted By bop11
When you rebuild the old one look carefully at...

When you rebuild the old one look carefully at the bores. Original bore was chrome plated and in many instances the chrome has failed in areas and leaves pits and pock marks. Re-chrome has not...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-20-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 533
Posted By bop11
Are you sure you have Granada calipers? Our '67...

Are you sure you have Granada calipers? Our '67 was modified before we got it and some one just put on '68 front discs. Original 67 front discs were 4 piston type which were changed to single...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 533
Posted By bop11
Be careful if you are replacing the drag link and...

Be careful if you are replacing the drag link and other steering components. I believe the taper in the Granada is different than the original and takes an insert. Lots of info on the board, but...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-16-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By bop11
How does it cut the fuel pump off? Do you have...

How does it cut the fuel pump off? Do you have a pump safety switch that may have a short in it since it probably is connected to the distributor. The HEI has a power lead. Where is this...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-16-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By bop11
The fact that you get a dash light connecting the...

The fact that you get a dash light connecting the I terminal to ground but not with the switch on with out the engine running means that there is a problem in the regulator or that the regulator...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-11-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By bop11
Sounds like the one side of you light and the 15...

Sounds like the one side of you light and the 15 ohm resistor are not connected to the center terminal on the ignition switch. If power doesn't pass through the light / resistor combo, the field...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-11-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By bop11
Have you checked for TDC on #1 cylinder and...

Have you checked for TDC on #1 cylinder and looked at the valves and rockers. Could the cam be off enough so the valves are not closed on any compression stroke? Even if it was off a little you...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 06-10-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By bop11
They must be in poor condition or you would not...

They must be in poor condition or you would not have replaced them. The quarter panels , if they have any good metal in them could be used for future patch panels in other restorations. Otherwise,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-06-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,756
Posted By bop11
It may be for the safety starter switch for those...

It may be for the safety starter switch for those cars with tilt steering.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-06-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By bop11
Is a complete harness really needed? Are you...

Is a complete harness really needed? Are you going to change out the dash with an update? Replacing individual harnesses, one at a time, keeps the jobs simple and lets you finish one job before...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-29-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By bop11
Have you pulled the rear drums and looked at the...

Have you pulled the rear drums and looked at the cylinders?
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