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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-25-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Starfury
Yeah, you're really limited with those 65-66...

Yeah, you're really limited with those 65-66 models. The only cars that came with proper width 9" rears were 65-66 Mustangs with 9" rears (and possibly Falcons and Comets of the same year).

It's...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-22-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Starfury
Don't worry about it, you don't really need it.

Don't worry about it, you don't really need it.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-22-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Starfury
Hard to say what the advance spec should be for...

Hard to say what the advance spec should be for your particular motor unless we know more about the cam. Rough guess might be 6-8*, but it's kind of a stab in the dark. Too much and you get...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-22-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Starfury
I was under the impression that the ported vacuum...

I was under the impression that the ported vacuum switch started in 1968 on CA cars, but I could be wrong.

In any case, a temperature regulated vacuum switch screws into the thermostat housing. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-17-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By Starfury
I'd recommend against wrapping ceramic coated...

I'd recommend against wrapping ceramic coated headers. I've heard that wrapping them will ruin the coating.

You can tee from the current oil sending unit. You'd just need a switch that's...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-17-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By Starfury
Forgot to add: figure out something for a safety...

Forgot to add: figure out something for a safety cutoff. Either pirate an inertia switch from a junkyard Ford, or use an oil pressure cutoff. Electric fuel pumps are safety hazards in accidents and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-16-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By Starfury
I think you've picked the two extremes for...

I think you've picked the two extremes for available fuel pumps: cheap bull**** and high end overkill.

Airtex and Federal Mogul both make generic inline 12V pumps that put out 5-9psi (keep in...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-10-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Starfury
To my knowledge, the only thing that's different...

To my knowledge, the only thing that's different is the little "disc brake" emblem on the factory disc brake pedal.

Plenty of us (myself included) have swapped to factory disc brakes with no...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-09-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Starfury
If that's the case, stick to GT coils and 4-leaf...

If that's the case, stick to GT coils and 4-leaf rears, along with some good shocks all the way around. It'll ride plenty smooth and handle well enough for typical street driving. The stiffer...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-08-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Starfury
"Good" is relative:) And also depends on the...

"Good" is relative:) And also depends on the kind of money you want to spend.

I'm very happy with the way my '67 rides and handles. It's a little stiffer than most, due largely to 540lb coils in...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-08-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Starfury
Hm, just saw this thread after your post in the...

Hm, just saw this thread after your post in the last one...

My question is: why? What do you hope to accomplish?

The only reason to do a MII suspension on the car would be to eliminate the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-08-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Starfury
I believe you can upgrade pre-67 LCA's to the...

I believe you can upgrade pre-67 LCA's to the '67+ style LCA's and adjustable strut rods to allow you to set camber from the bottom, but don't expect any performance gain from it. Really, the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-03-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By Starfury
210 isn't extreme. In fact, a 195F thermostat is...

210 isn't extreme. In fact, a 195F thermostat is supposed to keep the car right about that temp. That's where Ford wanted it. That said, if it's still climbing at 220, I'd call that an...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-01-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Starfury
As much as it seems like a really extravagant...

As much as it seems like a really extravagant part, I'd look at Mustang Plus's restomod 5-sp remote shifter mechanism. Before I stumbled on my close-ratio toploader, I was pretty set on a 5sp with...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-24-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Starfury
I'm a supporter of the friend and case of beer...

I'm a supporter of the friend and case of beer method:) It's worked for me a couple times...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-24-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Starfury
Sorry, most of the run-of-the-mill...

Sorry, most of the run-of-the-mill factory-replacement clutch kits come with them;) Precision, Sachs, pioneer, etc.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-24-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Starfury
Sorry, forgot to mention that. Two people...

Sorry, forgot to mention that. Two people definitely makes life much easier. But the clutch alignment tool usually comes with a new clutch kit.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-24-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Starfury
R&R of a toploader isn't bad at all. If you can...

R&R of a toploader isn't bad at all. If you can unbolt and bolt things together, you're in good shape;) The shifter and linkage should be removed before trying to remove the tranny, and I would...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-24-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Starfury
Ew, I thought it was a rebuild of the old unit,...

Ew, I thought it was a rebuild of the old unit, not a replacement rebuild. Definitely check the input shaft as mentioned.

Also, here (http://www.pro-forceperformance.com/t-5_identification.htm)...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-23-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Starfury
Unless the clutch is new, it might be a good time...

Unless the clutch is new, it might be a good time to replace it anyway. Much easier than doing it down the road. New pilot and throwout bearings would come with a clutch kit and should be replaced...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-23-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Starfury
Did you replace the clutch as well? If so, did...

Did you replace the clutch as well? If so, did you use a clutch disc install tool? Also, did you get the right clutch? Most T5's have a high spline count (I forget how many, exactly) input shaft,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-17-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By Starfury
Yeah, the only problem with the Lincoln fans is...

Yeah, the only problem with the Lincoln fans is that they pull so much juice they burn out standard Bosch relays, which are usually rated at 30A. Taurus fans are about the same. Never heard of a...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-17-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By Starfury
Not sure why we're resurrecting a thread from...

Not sure why we're resurrecting a thread from '07, but...

I'm with Barnett here. Sounds like your fan is underpowered, or your cooling system is inadequate. A larger fan (1500+ CFM; Mark VII and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-16-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By Starfury
Wow, that's pretty freakin awesome. Where's the...

Wow, that's pretty freakin awesome. Where's the d-side exhaust being routed?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-16-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Starfury
At this point, I'd recommend picking up a new...

At this point, I'd recommend picking up a new timing cover and water pump to match the accessories you already have. Changing just the water pump will likely result in the timing mark being...
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