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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By racer_dave
Talk to the R&C guys and get what they recommend....

Talk to the R&C guys and get what they recommend. It is a very tight fit. Others have had some issues finding a pan to work.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-27-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 193,627
Posted By racer_dave
Damn that is one sweet car. Well done so far!! I...

Damn that is one sweet car. Well done so far!! I have severe car envy :-) As soon as I get done with my daughter's Mustang I'll have to get to work on mine.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-25-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By racer_dave
You'll need to go to an electric fuel pump, and...

You'll need to go to an electric fuel pump, and you'll have to add all the wiring/computer to run the EFI system. Whether you do that by getting something from a donor car or buying new is a...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-22-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By racer_dave
I think the 351M and 351C have different...

I think the 351M and 351C have different bellhousing bolt patterns. Not sure, but I thought the M had the same bolt pattern as the big blocks and the C had the small block bolt pattern. I'm sure one...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-20-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By racer_dave
Wouldn't it have been cheaper to get another car?...

Wouldn't it have been cheaper to get another car? Or are they saving this car purely for the sentimental value? Doesn't seem like it's that rare a car to go through all this.

Very intense work on...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-19-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By racer_dave
try searching the classifieds over on the...

try searching the classifieds over on the H.A.M.B. They are dedicated to pre-65 hot rod and truck stuff. Lots of them running 6 cyl's and lots of connections there.

good luck on the search.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-31-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 193,627
Posted By racer_dave
Hi, so I was reading through the rules for a...

Hi, so I was reading through the rules for a different sanctioning body (Non-NA$CAR) that I might run next year. In their rules, for Ford motors it states they can run an external oil pump if the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-25-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 410
Posted By racer_dave
hahahaha -my neighbors all hide when they see me...

hahahaha -my neighbors all hide when they see me outside. Evidently beer isn't enough any longer. I'll have to start paying with bourbon.

Certainly not easy as a one man show without a jack, but...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-24-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 410
Posted By racer_dave
I've done cast iron Saginaw 3sp in/out of a nova...

I've done cast iron Saginaw 3sp in/out of a nova on my own, so not impossible, but certainly you have to be in good shape. Definitely easier with a trans jack, or at least a floor jack. If you have...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-21-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By racer_dave
+1 on the extinguisher. Somewhere, maybe a...

+1 on the extinguisher. Somewhere, maybe a Haggerty bulletin, I saw the most common insurance claim for older/classic/hot rods is for fire damage. A little damage is better than a write off.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-20-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By racer_dave
sweeeeeeeet. Always up to a new build thread....

sweeeeeeeet. Always up to a new build thread. Keep us posted, sounds like it will be a fun car.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-18-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 193,627
Posted By racer_dave
Then it's time to update the avatar pic... A...

Then it's time to update the avatar pic... A question I didn't see covered in your build- whose wiring harness did you use? would you use the same one again or a diffierent brand? pros/cons?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-16-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 193,627
Posted By racer_dave
That looks so wicked... Who is the photo shoot...

That looks so wicked... Who is the photo shoot for?

I know you all needed a break, but keep going on her... I guess for encouragement I'll say to you the same thing I say to my friends when we're...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-14-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By racer_dave
on my MSD's all the boards are coated in thick...

on my MSD's all the boards are coated in thick epoxy. I don't think there's a way to get in there to repoint the solder joints or even test the different components.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-14-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By racer_dave
I'd say it's time for a new one since it doesn't...

I'd say it's time for a new one since it doesn't work? For my racecars, I run them about 4 seasons and then sell them. I'm not sure which is harder on them, daily driver=more use/less load or...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-11-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By racer_dave
You're going about this in the wrong direction....

You're going about this in the wrong direction. You're looking for power first and then budget. You need to determine budget first and then spend to get the most bang for the buck. Its a simple...
Forum: Mustang II Section 07-10-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By racer_dave
damn that's close!! We may have to get together...

damn that's close!! We may have to get together at some point in the near future. I'll PM you.
Forum: Mustang II Section 07-09-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By racer_dave
rjpkrp- where in Indiana are you? I'm just over...

rjpkrp- where in Indiana are you? I'm just over the border to the north in Edwardsburg MI. You might want to look into joining the mustangii.net pages. There is a lot more info and participation on...
Forum: Mustang II Section 07-07-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By racer_dave
Well we got quite a bit of time over the weekend...

Well we got quite a bit of time over the weekend to keep stripping Shelby's Mustang. Front fenders and header pulled and the wiring harness and p/s lines moved out of the way.

Earlier in the...
Forum: Mustang II Section 07-02-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By racer_dave
An update for the 2 people who actually read the...

An update for the 2 people who actually read the Mustang II section of this site. :icon_smile:

Well, I parked the racecar for a bit due to budget issues but that frees up some time to work on...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-30-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By racer_dave
I'd start by doing a good pressure bleed. If...

I'd start by doing a good pressure bleed. If you're alone then buy some speed bleeders. I use them on all my racecars because I'm normally out in the shop late at night when I don't have any help.
...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-30-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By racer_dave
Well, that's too bad... but you never answered...

Well, that's too bad... but you never answered any of the questions we had to help you get it adjusted. We can't help if we don't get any information back...

One of three things is happening
...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-28-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By racer_dave
again, if everything is the same except the...

again, if everything is the same except the bellhousing, what was the difference in depth between the previous bellhousing and the one you have now? When you do the math how much free play does the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-28-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By racer_dave
so all this started after changing the...

so all this started after changing the bellhousing... what was the difference in height between the two? I run the Howe version of there on my racecars and they are trouble free. With it all...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-25-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By racer_dave
Hmmm. a basic thing to check- how old is the...

Hmmm. a basic thing to check- how old is the radiator cap? If it's old then it may not be holding pressure which would allow water out and it would overheat pretty easily.
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