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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-11-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By groho
Read! Read! Read! you can't do enough reading...

Read! Read! Read! you can't do enough reading regarding building the motor, and tranny. There's some good points above regarding parts and setups. Summit Racing has an excellent compression...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-05-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By groho
Sorry, don't mean to hijack your thread B, but...

Sorry, don't mean to hijack your thread B, but curious, what's the max caster you can run reliably without binding the ball joints during articulation of the suspension? I've got darn close to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-02-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By groho
do a search on door spring removal tool..

do a search on door spring removal tool..
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-28-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By groho
First, pretty much no one wants the 3-spd manual....

First, pretty much no one wants the 3-spd manual. The question you need to ask is do you want an original style 3-spd auto, or go to an AOD overdrive style? You'd be surprised the quantity of parts...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-25-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By groho
Tell CJ's you want a OE style harness, same color...

Tell CJ's you want a OE style harness, same color code, and connectors. As I mentioned to my mustang shop, if the OE wiring diagram states a yellow/red wire, then I expect to see a yellow/red wire...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-22-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By groho
The one item that drives me batty on the 65 66,...

The one item that drives me batty on the 65 66, is having to R-E-A-C-H for the shifter. I now have two C4 shifters, one stock, and one I modified lengthening the arm using a manual 3-spd arm, adding...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-22-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By groho
is this what you're referring to? ...

is this what you're referring to? http://www.hemmings.com/hcc/stories/2011/09/01/hmn_tips1.html My first question, are you running a late or early model 302? My second question, why are you...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-28-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By groho
Thanks for the feedback, I've decided to use the...

Thanks for the feedback, I've decided to use the holley baffle "whistles" vs the cross over tube. Doesn't require me grinding on the main body. Btw, the cross over is used to contain the fuel...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-25-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By groho
Carb vs EFI = free vs $3000. Pretty much a no...

Carb vs EFI = free vs $3000. Pretty much a no brainer for me, this is why I'm using a center hung, 600, dual feed, tuned for road racing. Back to my original question, the cross over tube is the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-24-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By groho
holley help

Discovered my Edel performer carb is nowhere near the task for autocrossing, so I've moved up in the evolutionary chain and plan to build a holley 600. Through the grace of goodness I was given a...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-24-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By groho
Or you can take it to a carb shop to have it...

Or you can take it to a carb shop to have it professionally rebuilt for about $100? Look at it this way, you can screw it up 8 times before you reached the cost of a new carb, or a shop can muck it...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-18-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 19,065
Posted By groho
excellent explanation! My next question, do you...

excellent explanation! My next question, do you set the opposing driveline angles at idle and low speed movement in mind, or optimum load (2-3k RPM)? which changes the position of the rearend which...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-18-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By groho
Its the vent tube, as fluid gets hot and expands,...

Its the vent tube, as fluid gets hot and expands, it gives the tranny the ability to breath. The torque converter in the front of the tranny has about 2-3 liters of fluid. When the transmission...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-14-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By groho
if you had pictures it would help allot in this...

if you had pictures it would help allot in this type of scenario. There's many variables, you have 3 bolt harmonic balancers for early SBF, and 4 bolt balancers for later. You also have different...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-07-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By groho
I've been buying summit for years. They're...

I've been buying summit for years. They're probably your best bet on availability and pricing. I'm lucky, they're right up the road, order on a tues morning, on my doorstep the next afternoon.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By groho
You don't have allot of options to look for, 1)...

You don't have allot of options to look for, 1) your strut rods are not bolted down equally setting the LCA's the same, 2) your caster is too negative on the drivers side, and too positive on the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By groho
Just installed 268H and AFR 165 heads on my SBF...

Just installed 268H and AFR 165 heads on my SBF (66 coupe). Do your homework when you bust your engine down. Checking bearing clearances to determine if you need to add the extra $ for a rebuild. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-01-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By groho
rocker arm P.S. good luck with dad, been...

rocker arm

P.S. good luck with dad, been there, stay strong.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-23-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By groho
+1 on Cashs Mom....Getting my coupe painted as we...

+1 on Cashs Mom....Getting my coupe painted as we speak. The new colors are so much more vibrant and appealing than those 60's colors. If you're restoring, go ahead and get as close as you can to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-19-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By groho
I'm not going to vote because its a preference. ...

I'm not going to vote because its a preference. A good hammer/dolly set like Martin will set you back $200-300. I think I have 4-5 hammers, and half doz dollies. The diff between Martin and H/F is...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-17-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By groho
saginaw power steering vs rack

While I was down in L.A. for father's day, picked up a complete quick ratio (13:1), roughly 3.25 turns lock to lock, power steering set up from ABS ( www.abspowerbrake.com ). Saginaw pump (2.5GPM),...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By groho
Going to TMI next week while I'm in L.A. to order...

Going to TMI next week while I'm in L.A. to order my stuff. Do they offer the one-piece in a different material? The only thing I've seen thus far is that pseudo suede material. Can you add a pic...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By groho
I'm familiar with electronics and wiring...

I'm familiar with electronics and wiring schematics because of my job. Color codes and schematics are critical to properly chasing electrical issues. A local auto electrical shop gave me some very...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-04-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By groho
Good luck on this one. The parts are out there,...

Good luck on this one. The parts are out there, and there are many. Plan on spending 4 figures easy. I've been looking at P/S systems and rack and pinions for a couple of months. The set ups run...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-03-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By groho
notice your second pic, the retaining cable from...

notice your second pic, the retaining cable from the upper anchor point to the lower adjuster is very loose. It looks like is slipped behind the turn-buckle, and not sitting in the groove. ...
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