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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-20-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,857
No. Forgot to mention I have an alphabet cam. Not...

No. Forgot to mention I have an alphabet cam. Not sure which, as installed by previous owner.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-19-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,857
Awesome, Mike! Good looking out, brother! I...

Awesome, Mike! Good looking out, brother! I would prefer to do the 24lb and MAF at the time of the install, but new those parts are about $500.00. $150.00 sounds perfect for used, and is about as...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-19-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,857
19lb injectors with TFS Twisted Wedge Heads?

ok, kids... here's the scoop... just bought some TFS Twisted Wedge Heads 170s and a TFS Track Heat intake (woooohooo). Question: after install of such, will I be ok with my 19lb injectors for now...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-16-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Try resetting your idle, as Mattdel suggests. ...

Try resetting your idle, as Mattdel suggests. It's easy to do (my idle is set at 1,000 rpms, but that's just my preference with electric fan, etc.):

1. Disconnect your negative on your battery to...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-16-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
yep. never. never. never. never. reuse head...

yep. never. never. never. never. reuse head bolts. Chilton manual says you can reuse once, but don't do it. Besides, unless you bought the car new, how do you know the previous owner(s) didn't...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-16-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
20 sounds high to me... mine is ideal at 12/13....

20 sounds high to me... mine is ideal at 12/13. Each car is different of course, with different mods... like mentioned, if it doesn't ping, then you should be ok. Personally, I wouldn't advance mine...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-15-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
a quick thought is that there is a ground fault...

a quick thought is that there is a ground fault somewhere... simple fix, however, may be to replace the wiper relay:...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-14-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Will do. It might be going in this weekend. ...

Will do. It might be going in this weekend. Here's what I ordered. A bit pricy, but I only put in quality parts - do it right the first time, ya know?!?...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-14-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,629
Yeah, pull codes... I bet something got stored. ...

Yeah, pull codes... I bet something got stored. Sounds fuel pump related to me, though...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-14-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
I just ordered a new clutch cable, quadrant and...

I just ordered a new clutch cable, quadrant and firewall adjuster from Maximum Motorsports... they are supposed to be right up there with the best of them... it's going in soon!
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-14-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
I had similar issues in my Ford Explorer......

I had similar issues in my Ford Explorer... replacing the battery with a new one fixed everything... get rid of that old battery, first and foremost! :)
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-13-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
I had a 1967 Ford F150... "three on the tree". I...

I had a 1967 Ford F150... "three on the tree". I loved that truck. Sorry I can't offer much help with your problem, but you brought back some good memories! Good luck getting it sorted out. The...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-13-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Yes, make sure you match the intake opening...

Yes, make sure you match the intake opening size... I have a 75mm TB on a stock intake and you can hear it sucking air... it sounds kinda cool to me, but def not efficient! :)
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-13-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Just went through the same thing. Ended up...

Just went through the same thing. Ended up replacing mine with glass... cost $600.00 (ouch)for complete job (glass and install) at local upholstery and top shop. I got a new top installed too, at...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-10-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Yep. Go with the relay kit. Electric fans are...

Yep. Go with the relay kit. Electric fans are the way to go. I love my Black Magic Flex-A- Lite... runs like a champ!
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-10-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
sounds like a major vacuum leak to me... do a...

sounds like a major vacuum leak to me... do a smoke test and see...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-10-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
I'd go with a direct replacement engine and save...

I'd go with a direct replacement engine and save headaches. 5.0 HO engines are a dime a dozen. You can get a rebuilt one on the cheap. I assume you picked up a notch?
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-06-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,898
Yep - a small turn of the dizzy will do that...

Yep - a small turn of the dizzy will do that every time! Follow links above that marlyman posted to reset your idle, too. Make sure your TPS is in range. You'd be surprised how nice your car will...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-04-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
sounds like your lifters, etc., were gummed up......

sounds like your lifters, etc., were gummed up... hoping the flush does the trick... cautiously optimistic.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-03-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
sounds like a valvetrain related issue to me......

sounds like a valvetrain related issue to me... possibly lifters...?? sounds awful... hope you get it figured out quickly... I wouldn't run it too much...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-03-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,853
UPDATE: Car is back from the body shop. They...

UPDATE:
Car is back from the body shop. They were able to bend the cowl panel back and repaint. I couldn't be happier with their work. Can't even tell it ever happened. Below is one before pic...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-03-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Thanks - I just canceled my Ford Racing Adj Cable...

Thanks - I just canceled my Ford Racing Adj Cable kit (it was on back order) and ordered the kit from MM. Seems much higher quality! :)
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-03-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Hey man, nothing wrong with keeping it simple....

Hey man, nothing wrong with keeping it simple. Just telling you our experience with an E fan.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-02-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
I can't find the quick release one you have...

I can't find the quick release one you have offered as a kit...
If you say I'll be ok with the double hook though, then I'll go ahead and get it. It's about the same price as the ford racing one...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-02-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Yeah, the E fan upgrade only frees up a couple...

Yeah, the E fan upgrade only frees up a couple ponies by getting rid of that parasitic drag... Take what we can get, though, right! :)
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