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Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 11-05-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By waid302
Soon after I posted this question, the Honda...

Soon after I posted this question, the Honda Accord developed rear main seal leak. I replaced the rear main seal myself and it was a pain in the a** to remove front wheel drive automatic. Alternative...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 10-24-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By waid302
Thank you. I really appreciate your help! ...

Thank you. I really appreciate your help!

Waid
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 10-13-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By waid302
Boss Hotrod, Do the Honda stuff require any...

Boss Hotrod,

Do the Honda stuff require any special dispenser handle or is it under pressure?

You have used it in place of gasket right?

By the way, I am using a Ford Explorer Timing Cover...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 10-12-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By waid302
Did you use it just for Aluminum to Aluminum ? ...

Did you use it just for Aluminum to Aluminum ?

Wording how well it would work Aluminum to Cast Iron.

Man this stuff works good! Like I said, 170,000 miles later the car has no leaks! I would...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 10-12-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By waid302
Anyone Ever Tried Striaght RTV (no Gasket) On Timing Cover & Water Pump ?

I have read and it seems that people have had mixed result with timing cover gasket and water pump gasket. Some people put them on dry and some with little bit RTV and then the gasket. I am not too...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-10-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By waid302
My Roller Lifters has concentric grooves - Ok to reuse ? Bad ?

My 5.0 refresh is complete with GT40 heads, TFS1 cam & stiffer springs from Alex Parts.

I am not too sure about my roller lifters which I am reusing. Not sure what went through the Explorer 5.0...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-03-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By waid302
Here is the update. I drilled a hole on the...

Here is the update.

I drilled a hole on the bell housing and looks like the Mazda Miata Slave might work with it. The clutch fork on SN95 is longer but the location of the slave puts it further in...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-11-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 931
Posted By waid302
94-95 5.0V8 with T5 - External slave hydraulic clutch anyone?

I have seen several hydraulic clutch kits for the foxbody 5.0 with a slave from CNC but not come across one for the SN95. The foxbody kit will not work since the clutch fork is at a different angle....
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-11-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By waid302
V6 T5 with external slave hydraulic clutch anyone?

I have seen several hydraulic clutch kits for the foxbody 5.0 with CNC slave but not come across one for the SN95. The foxbody kit will not work since the clutch fork is at a different angle.

Has...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 03-03-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By waid302
Not sure what came out of my 96 Explorer 5.0...

Not sure what came out of my 96 Explorer 5.0 motor. Looks pretty shiney. Chrome?

For my rebuild, I will be getting either Clevite/Perfect Circle (Mahle) :
...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 03-01-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By waid302
Chrome Piston Rings Anyone ? Rock Auto DNJ brand

Rock Auto has DNJ Chrome Pistons Rings for about 1/2 the cost of others.

Just wondering if anyone used these for their 5.0 ?

Thanks
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-31-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By waid302
The standard Mustangs piston weight is about same...

The standard Mustangs piston weight is about same at 729 grams according to Federal Mogul's website.

I will be using my cast iron GT40 heads. I really want to get the heads shaved to increase the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-31-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By waid302
I am going to get the 0.020 metric pistons. ...

I am going to get the 0.020 metric pistons.

I just checked Federal-Mogul's website and the weight is same for stock pistons, 0.020, 0.030, 0.040, 0.060 over pistons. All are listed at 731 grams!!!...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-31-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By waid302
Interchangeable? - 5.0 Pistons with 1.5mm Rings vs. 5/64" Rings

In 1996, Ford switched over to thinner metric piston rings 1.50mm x 1.50mm x 4.00mm (for lower friction?) for all 5.0 including F150 & my 1996 Explorer 5.0 which is going in my 64 Falcon. All 302 up...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 10-12-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By waid302
For my Valves Guides, the Haynes Manual says for...

For my Valves Guides, the Haynes Manual says for a 1993 Mustang 5.0 HO:

Valve Stem size is 0.3411” - 0.3418”
Valve Stem-to-Guide clearance: 0.0015” - 0.0032”
Service...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-25-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By waid302
The roller lifter is perfect and has no play in...

The roller lifter is perfect and has no play in it. The pistons & combustion chambers do have carbon build up on and planning to clean them up with Formula 88. I could not do a compression test at...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-25-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By waid302
http://forums.corral.net/forums/attachments/5-0-5-...

http://forums.corral.net/forums/attachments/5-0-5-8-engine-tech/91645d1348620153-1996-explorer-gt40-5-0-v8-250-000-miles-%96-rebuild-shoe-string-budget-dsc01284-jpg
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Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-25-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By waid302
http://forums.corral.net/forums/attachments/5-0-5-...

http://forums.corral.net/forums/attachments/5-0-5-8-engine-tech/91634d1348618333-1996-explorer-gt40-5-0-v8-250-000-miles-%96-rebuild-shoe-string-budget-img_0703-jpg
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Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-25-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By waid302
http://forums.corral.net/forums/attachments/5-0-5-...

http://forums.corral.net/forums/attachments/5-0-5-8-engine-tech/91625d1348616517-1996-explorer-gt40-5-0-v8-250-000-miles-%96-rebuild-shoe-string-budget-dsc01264-jpg
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Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-25-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By waid302
Pics of bearings and crank. ...

Pics of bearings and crank.

http://forums.corral.net/forums/attachments/5-0-5-8-engine-tech/91624d1348616517-1996-explorer-gt40-5-0-v8-250-000-miles-%96-rebuild-shoe-string-budget-dsc01263-jpg
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-25-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By waid302
1996 Explorer GT40 with very clean 250,000 miles – Rebuild on shoe string budget

New guy here. I am rebuilding my 5.0 with GT40 heads out of 1996 Ford Explorer with 250,000 miles. What inspired me was the article in September, 2008 issue of Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords.

Ford...
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