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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-28-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By scott_m_mil
1) You have no catalytic converter. Unless some...

1) You have no catalytic converter. Unless some re-re put one on.

2) For a decent exhaust tone you almost must have a header on a 200. Its the only way to eliminate a lot of the droning.

3)...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-16-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 959
Posted By scott_m_mil
You are correct. The modules were not engine...

You are correct. The modules were not engine specific. It worked on all of them.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-15-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 959
Posted By scott_m_mil
Just ask for an ignition module from a '78...

Just ask for an ignition module from a '78 Fairmont. It will have the blue strain relief (plastic connector)
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-29-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By scott_m_mil
I believe there is a mustang registry out there. ...

I believe there is a mustang registry out there. You can also try posting on the vintage mustang forum.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-01-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By scott_m_mil
I believe you have a 4-bolt main cleveland. Some...

I believe you have a 4-bolt main cleveland. Some were used in CJs some were not. The blocks were the same if I recall correctly. None the less a 4-bolt is very nice to have.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-05-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By scott_m_mil
Welcome to a straight six. When I bought mine it...

Welcome to a straight six. When I bought mine it leaked. When I rebuild the engine I had the manifold machined back to flat. That seemed to help a lot. Made it almost an entire year before it...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-05-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By scott_m_mil
My car had a hard line from the intake manifold...

My car had a hard line from the intake manifold all the way to almost the back of the transmission where a rubber line was used. This was a '66 with a 200. Unless you are after concourse correct,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-08-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By scott_m_mil
Actually I wasn't answering the guy before you. ...

Actually I wasn't answering the guy before you. In about 65 or 66 they changed from a 5 bolt bellhousing to a 6 bolt (block and bellhousing changed). It was mostly to reduce vibrations and it...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-07-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By scott_m_mil
If you are referring to the one listed on DSM...

If you are referring to the one listed on DSM craigslist - being a '64 engine it will be a 5 bolt bellhousing block and not a 6.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-04-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,384
Posted By scott_m_mil
Above comments are correct. I will add that we...

Above comments are correct. I will add that we use 351C's in our dirt track car. We've ran 2 bolt mains at 350+ horsepower (only allowed a 2bbl carb) at 6000 rpm without any issues. So don't...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-15-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,498
Posted By scott_m_mil
Super Duper simple. After you are done adjusting...

Super Duper simple. After you are done adjusting the air fuel mixture there is an idle screw on the back of the carb where the choke cable comes in. Once you have it idling correctly, readjust eh...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-24-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By scott_m_mil
Call Mustang Corral in Edwardsville IL. The guys...

Call Mustang Corral in Edwardsville IL. The guys have been working with mustangs for about 35 years. They can answer dang near any question. Even better, they have a mustang bone yard out behind...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-22-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By scott_m_mil
I'll be interested to hear after a fuel change. ...

I'll be interested to hear after a fuel change. Just a couple of extra notes:

The way many old school racers adjusted timing was to turn it up until ping and then bring it back a few degrees. I...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-21-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By scott_m_mil
Ditto on timing being off. Its also possible you...

Ditto on timing being off. Its also possible you have now advanced the timing far enough to be getting pre ignition ping. VERY BAD. That being said my 66 200 that was just rebuilt is set to 12...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-02-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By scott_m_mil
Diaphragm Pressure Plate for 9'' I6 200

Hey guys,

I'm trying to figure out what 9'' diaphram pressure plate I should order to use with my 66 I6 200. It is a 9'' clutch & PP, not an 8 1/2''. Any help?

Thanks,
Scott
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-03-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By scott_m_mil
I myself don't come from the drive it nicely for...

I myself don't come from the drive it nicely for 500 miles school. I come from the "break in the cam (which you did) then DRIVE it like to stole it" school. Either way you go won't affect carb and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-29-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,585
Posted By scott_m_mil
Re Torquing the head may help, besides you should...

Re Torquing the head may help, besides you should do it after a few hundred miles anyway.

I rebuilt my 200 last summer. I spec'd the head's matting surface on a surface plate. It was flat...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-20-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 531
Posted By scott_m_mil
200 straight six cable clutch conversion

I'm looking at doing a cable clutch conversion on my 66 200 straight six. This means I need to convert my push style clutch fork to a later pull style clutch fork. I've seen where others have done...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-04-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,745
Posted By scott_m_mil
Red is run, white is retard. I even double...

Red is run, white is retard. I even double checked that that's the way I had mine wired last night.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-03-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,745
Posted By scott_m_mil
Well, I stand corrected. I turned the ignition...

Well, I stand corrected. I turned the ignition to the 'on' position, put my volt meter to the red wire that powers the coil and the ignition module and it read 6.9V. I'm not sure why I thought it...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-03-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,745
Posted By scott_m_mil
I am almost positive I am running straight 12v to...

I am almost positive I am running straight 12v to everything on my system. I've been running it for about 6 months. I will go home tonight and check it.

One thing to note. I did get a coil...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-22-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By scott_m_mil
I agree, get rid of that car. You can buy one in...

I agree, get rid of that car. You can buy one in decent shape that runs and drives for around 3k-4k if you shop right. You'll spend that much on this one just getting it straight. Forget interior...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-01-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By scott_m_mil
Grundy no longer does classic only insurance. ...

Grundy no longer does classic only insurance. You have to insure all of your cars with them.

Make sure to ask a lot of direct straight forward questions, and get direct straight forward answers. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-15-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,251
Posted By scott_m_mil
I've always been told/did replace rings whenever...

I've always been told/did replace rings whenever a valve job was done, the same would apply for heads. The increased compression on a used ring isn't necessarily a good combination. I'm not saying...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-04-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,136
Posted By scott_m_mil
Iskwezm: I have never personally had a...

Iskwezm:

I have never personally had a problem with a gear drive, I have never personally used one. I have had friends that had them, and then replaced them. I do have to say in those cases the...
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