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Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-20-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By tinman
The quality of the machine work and the balancing...

The quality of the machine work and the balancing is what dictates how much HP is 'safe'.......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-13-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By tinman
The stock rockers are 1.6 ratio. I would check...

The stock rockers are 1.6 ratio.
I would check valve to piston clearance before I ran engine however.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-06-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By tinman
I want to live long enough too see that...

I want to live long enough too see that twice..........
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-06-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By tinman
The gears are what is really going to kill this...

The gears are what is really going to kill this car.
I'm thinking low 14's on the best day.
BTW, heads should have a good 3 angle valve job, it really does add to the flow.
IMHO a 750 vacuum...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-02-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 720
Posted By tinman
I'd rather use anti-seize on the crank sprocket...

I'd rather use anti-seize on the crank sprocket as it makes it easy to remove just in case you ever need to do that.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-02-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By tinman
Check the cam with a dial indicator on the rocker...

Check the cam with a dial indicator on the rocker arms, if it shows the lift being what it's supposed to be then the cam is good.....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-02-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By tinman
1 bent pushrod is all you need to have things...

1 bent pushrod is all you need to have things acting up.
Use a piece of window glass from the hardware store to check them.
Window glass is the least expensive flat surface I know of to check stuff...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-02-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By tinman
Make sure that you still have some clearance...

Make sure that you still have some clearance between the valve guide and the retainer.
Also need to check the valve spring for clearance between the coils.
It could get real expensive if this areas...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 06-29-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 720
Posted By tinman
Remember, righty=tighty. Lefty=loosey........

Remember, righty=tighty. Lefty=loosey........
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-29-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By tinman
I'd vote for the Strange adjustable, well worth...

I'd vote for the Strange adjustable, well worth the extra money.......
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-07-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By tinman
That Royal Purple oil and filter is a waste of...

That Royal Purple oil and filter is a waste of money.
Just use a quality oil and filter.....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-02-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By tinman
Call Probe industries out in California and tell...

Call Probe industries out in California and tell them what you wany.
I highly recommend a forged piston.....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-02-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By tinman
Some of you guys need to look up the word...

Some of you guys need to look up the word 'classic' in a dictionary.
Don't go by what some DMV guy says, most of them are typical gov't employee morons.....
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 06-01-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By tinman
Might want to re-think those Yukon axles. They...

Might want to re-think those Yukon axles.
They are simply a replacement axle, they are NOT SFI rated......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 06-01-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By tinman
Total waste of money.

Total waste of money.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 06-01-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By tinman
You will see about 250HP at the flywheel with the...

You will see about 250HP at the flywheel with the build you outlined....
400HP from a 302 costs a lot of money and it won't be 'streetable' either.
This is experience speaking.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-01-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By tinman
86 Mustangs are NOT classic cars.......

86 Mustangs are NOT classic cars.......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 05-25-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By tinman
Build sounds decent to me except for the cam, I...

Build sounds decent to me except for the cam, I would go with some thing a little more modern than that.
To me 3.55 would be the minimum gear I would use and I would prefer a 3.73......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 05-15-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,243
Posted By tinman
I'd be real careful about how much volume the...

I'd be real careful about how much volume the intake port has on a 306-308 sized engine as well as my valve size unless you want some low RPM issues.
It's real easy to buy to much cylinder head...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 05-12-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By tinman
Gears are still the best 'bang for the buck' you...

Gears are still the best 'bang for the buck' you can get.
3.73 or 4.10 are to my likings.....
Forum: Arizona Regional Chapter 05-04-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,719
Posted By tinman
I belong to SAMC, the worlds oldest Mustang club....

I belong to SAMC, the worlds oldest Mustang club.
We meet in Tucson, AZ.
Cover the whole deal as far as car club stuff goes, shows, cruises, races, rallys etc.
PM me for more info....
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 05-04-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,166
Posted By tinman
I like that shop building you have there. I...

I like that shop building you have there.
I need one like it.
I built my car in half of a 2 car garage........
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-29-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By tinman
I'd sure get something better than that antique E...

I'd sure get something better than that antique E cam.
Competition Cams has some much better stuff out there.........
Forum: Speed Density/Carb/SSP section 04-26-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By tinman
Stick or auto trans? Need to know that...

Stick or auto trans?
Need to know that first.......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 04-23-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By tinman
I read the OP's post. He has more problems than...

I read the OP's post.
He has more problems than a radiator.
Got an awfully lot of head on that thing for being just a 306.
Also, very few 306's need a 1 3/4" header.........
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