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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-19-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By 69thunder
Not entirely true, the switch can go bad. On the...

Not entirely true, the switch can go bad. On the 69 the switch in the event of failure like above will trigger but will often stick so even when the system is fixed the light is still on. If the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By 69thunder
Something is wrong there. I'm not sure I...

Something is wrong there. I'm not sure I understand what drain plug you are referring to. The starter shouldn't make contact with flywheel until actual starting of engine so something is out of...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-02-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By 69thunder
If in storage without a good fuel stabilizer you...

If in storage without a good fuel stabilizer you have bad gas and it sounds like a fuel leak.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By 69thunder
I had the same issue for a long time and for me...

I had the same issue for a long time and for me after getting rid of the Edelbrock I had no more issues. That being said, try hooking the distributor advance to the port that is vacuum at idle not...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-17-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,414
Posted By 69thunder
Ummm he found the problem and how the adjusters...

Ummm he found the problem and how the adjusters work has been beaten to death. Thanks for the info though.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-12-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By 69thunder
I have the super 44's and love them. I have a...

I have the super 44's and love them. I have a bug cam and with long tubes my car sounds amazing to me. I admit though if you like quiet and luxury they are not for you but the louder it is to me...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-18-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By 69thunder
Personally, I wouldnt run one unless it were a...

Personally, I wouldnt run one unless it were a daily driver that all you need from it is to get from point a to point b. Not much quality, lower compression, and parts that may or may not be...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-30-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By 69thunder
TDC on #1? Are you sure it's TDC on compression...

TDC on #1? Are you sure it's TDC on compression or exhaust? Could be 180 out but it still would sputter or backfire through carb.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-28-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,203
Posted By 69thunder
Many times the NSS is not bad it is just out of...

Many times the NSS is not bad it is just out of alignment. Bypassing it is not a good idea.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-29-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,414
Posted By 69thunder
Perhaps after all of the effort and trial it is...

Perhaps after all of the effort and trial it is time to raise the white flag and take it to a good shop you trust?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-29-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,414
Posted By 69thunder
I see your point but those prius brakes are not...

I see your point but those prius brakes are not the same as on the mustang.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-29-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,414
Posted By 69thunder
As I mentioned I had a v-6 cylinder on one side...

As I mentioned I had a v-6 cylinder on one side and a v-8 on the other. You ruled that out so are you 100% sure the suspension is in good shape ie, tie rod ends, ball joints, spring perches, and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-29-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,414
Posted By 69thunder
Right out of drum brakes 101...."When the brake...

Right out of drum brakes 101...."When the brake pedal is depressed while the vehicle is moving backward, the brake shoes expand and contact the drum. The shoes are forced by the drum to begin...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-27-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,414
Posted By 69thunder
Incorrect. They only adjust when brakes are...

Incorrect. They only adjust when brakes are applied in reverse. The reverse motion causes the assembly to rotate enough so the adjuster cable pivots on the star wheel. If there is room the wheel...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-22-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By 69thunder
Yeah bluish "stale smelling" is likely oil...

Yeah bluish "stale smelling" is likely oil burning. You probably have some bad guides or rings. Possibly have some strange contaminants in the fuel but more likely oil burning. You probably should...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-01-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By 69thunder
I would say neither. Check out the Summit Racing...

I would say neither. Check out the Summit Racing Carb. I have had great success with it right out of the box.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-31-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,256
Posted By 69thunder
Ran the engine out of oil? Did it all leak out...

Ran the engine out of oil? Did it all leak out or did you not ever check it? If you really ran it out of oil the engine is toast.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-11-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By 69thunder
Question is why replace them if you basically...

Question is why replace them if you basically want the same ones? How about just replacing the ball joints? It is an easy job.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-08-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By 69thunder
You could ditch the rod and go to a cable set up...

You could ditch the rod and go to a cable set up as well.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-08-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,414
Posted By 69thunder
One more thing to check and I don't know if it...

One more thing to check and I don't know if it applies to your year or not. In my year the v-8 wheel cylinders are a little larger than the i-6 ones and I fought the same kind of pull that you are...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-27-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,269
Posted By 69thunder
What does it matter? Why build a 408w stroker...

What does it matter? Why build a 408w stroker instead of dropping in a 390? Why buy a 65 instead of a 69? Personal preference has a lot to do with it, rarity, and some like me like to be just a...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-25-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By 69thunder
Frankly as cheap as a 302 is nowadays if I came...

Frankly as cheap as a 302 is nowadays if I came across an engine in that shape for 1000.00 I would have walked away and not even considered it. An engine that sat for 3 years after supposedly...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-25-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By 69thunder
.060 can have a tendency to run hot and that is...

.060 can have a tendency to run hot and that is pretty much it as far as machining goes I think.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-24-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By 69thunder
I don't think you owe him a thing. Buyer beware,...

I don't think you owe him a thing. Buyer beware, and if he paid that much for an engine in that condition well it's on him IMO. "Used" means it could be in any condition and an intelligent buyer...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-24-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,016
Posted By 69thunder
You could try a starter blanket as well as the...

You could try a starter blanket as well as the cheapest option.
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