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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 514
Posted By tinman
Funny how I use those 'inferior' 3 lug brakes on...

Funny how I use those 'inferior' 3 lug brakes on my 10 second race car and they seem to work great stopping it from 126+ MPH.
Oh BTW, I'm one of those old people too, #66 coming up......
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,019
Posted By tinman
Good place to check out is Coast High Performance...

Good place to check out is Coast High Performance in Torrance, CA
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-19-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By tinman
Mig welder. IMHO you should install some ties...

Mig welder. IMHO you should install some ties while your welding.......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-19-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By tinman
OP isn't making enough power to worry about...

OP isn't making enough power to worry about breaking an aluminum driveshaft.
Been putting about 530HP thru one for 4+ years now without a problem......
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-19-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By tinman
When you are carb hunting and already have the...

When you are carb hunting and already have the cam/heads you are going to use Holley 650 will work great on the street....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-19-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,019
Posted By tinman
I believe there are some county's in northern...

I believe there are some county's in northern California that do no smog type tests at all.
you may need to just get a new address for registration purposes.......
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-18-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,010
Posted By tinman
I had a 430 HP 302. No power adders. Cost...

I had a 430 HP 302. No power adders.
Cost somewhat more than $6500 when it was built about 7-8 years ago. This also was NOT a street engine. Race only.
Didn't really last that either.
I really...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-06-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By tinman
Run, don't walk away from that place. They are...

Run, don't walk away from that place. They are certifiably nuts for wanting that kind of money for that car.......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-03-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By tinman
That car the O.P. is posting about is 25+ years...

That car the O.P. is posting about is 25+ years old. It's an old car. Don't worry about the originality of it worry about if it is complete and structurally sound.
From the way he posts he sounds...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-20-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
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: 11
Views: 464
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: 831
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: 392
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: 794
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: 352
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: 291
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: 389
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: 794
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: 483
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: 451
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: 255
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: 429
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: 638
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: 360
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: 831
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.
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