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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-05-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,428
Posted By 1969boss302
could possibly be a bad carb base gasket, try...

could possibly be a bad carb base gasket, try spraying WD-40 around the base of the carb while idling and listen for the engine to slow down once you spray the area with the leak.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-05-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 914
Posted By 1969boss302
Body seam sealer question

What product have you guys used to seal the rain gutters at the roof channel above the doors? The sealer on my 66 coupe is toast from years in the desert. I need something that I can paint over...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-05-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,913
Posted By 1969boss302
Was your carb rebuilt when you did the engine? It...

Was your carb rebuilt when you did the engine? It sounds like a bad accelerator pump to me....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-28-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,011
Posted By 1969boss302
Nice job! I am at the paint stage with my project...

Nice job! I am at the paint stage with my project and will be doing a garage spray job just like that in another couple of weeks. btw I love that Cougar! I had a '68 that same color, I do miss that...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-12-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By 1969boss302
that clutch will work just fine with the...

that clutch will work just fine with the toploader setup. There are a few things you should keep in mind when selecting your toploader, there are 28 spline and 31 spline output toploaders out there,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-11-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By 1969boss302
I ran a 5.0 backed up with a toploader in a '68...

I ran a 5.0 backed up with a toploader in a '68 Cougar I had several years ago. The toploader is about as bulletproof a 4 speed as you will find. The car was originally an automatic and I was able to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-30-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By 1969boss302
+1 for Lime Gold

+1 for Lime Gold
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-12-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By 1969boss302
I have a NOS one that I got in the 80's I just...

I have a NOS one that I got in the 80's I just checked it and it measures 53 1/8" overall. Maybe one or both of the flanges are off on yours, but if you are out 1/2" I would double check the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-09-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By 1969boss302
For 1966 the A code 289 was the best you could...

For 1966 the A code 289 was the best you could get without springing for the k code hipo. It was also the only choice for a GT outside of the hipo. There is a demand for them among restorers and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-07-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By 1969boss302
The transition pan that I got recently did have...

The transition pan that I got recently did have the shock brace already welded to it. I seem to remember seeing one that came in two pieces while I was researching where I was going to get mine, but...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-17-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,328
Posted By 1969boss302
I found this website of a 66 convertible rebuild...

I found this website of a 66 convertible rebuild a while ago. It will surely give you a good idea of just what is involved in bringing the underside of a convert back to life. He made a couple of...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-26-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,019
Posted By 1969boss302
I'm thinking that big D stands for dork! No way...

I'm thinking that big D stands for dork! No way should that car be junked. Overall it looks like a set of full floor pans and a pair of quarters and a taillight panel is all that is needed for major...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-25-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By 1969boss302
I had mentioned in your other thread that you...

I had mentioned in your other thread that you might have problems with that linkage using a diaphram clutch, sounds like it was a problem for the PO as well judging from what you found when you...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-16-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By 1969boss302
Check the bushing for the clutch pedal under the...

Check the bushing for the clutch pedal under the dash. There is a pair of metal bushings pressed into the pedal support, and there are nylon inserts that sit between these bushings and the pedal...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-16-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By 1969boss302
Adjusting them too tight could cause that, or you...

Adjusting them too tight could cause that, or you might have a bad lifter. Try readjusting them and see if that fixes the problem. Did you prime the oil pump before first start?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-12-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By 1969boss302
Pics fom underneath will show enough to determine...

Pics fom underneath will show enough to determine the condition of the floor pans. You can also take an ice pick or small screw driver and probe through the carpet for soft spots in the floors. Open...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-09-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By 1969boss302
Have you had any clutch linkage issues since you...

Have you had any clutch linkage issues since you have owned this car? I had a 68 Cougar that I swapped a 5.0 out of a late model (at that time) 84 Mustang GT wreck. After getting it on the road I...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-06-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,589
Posted By 1969boss302
Remove the knob and you should be good to go. The...

Remove the knob and you should be good to go. The boot will stretch over the t-lock.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-06-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By 1969boss302
There is no color code for the primer used under...

There is no color code for the primer used under the car. The factory just used what they had on hand and often would mix 2 or 3 lots of primer together when they were getting empty to stretch it out...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-05-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 39,725
Posted By 1969boss302
That VIN number decodes into a very early 1968...

That VIN number decodes into a very early 1968 model. The consecutive unit numbers started in each year at 100001 and went from there. You have the 379th car down the line for 1968. I don't know how...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-31-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By 1969boss302
Many times if a car is repaired in a typical...

Many times if a car is repaired in a typical production body shop and not a restoration shop they don't spend a lot of time straightening out metal that isn't easily seen like inside the wheel wells...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-27-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By 1969boss302
It looks like someone replaced your original...

It looks like someone replaced your original grille with a 65 grille at some point. Is there any signs of crash damage on the radiator support or inner fenders?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-27-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By 1969boss302
Thanks for the input, you guys pretty well...

Thanks for the input, you guys pretty well confirmed what my gut was telling me already. I had found a suitable donor car in Arizona and thought it might be a better solution to just have that hauled...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-23-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Posted By 1969boss302
You can try looking on the Boss 302 registry...

You can try looking on the Boss 302 registry forums. There are a couple of guys that periodically cut up rust free 69-70 coupes for members to get OEM Ford panels like floors, cowls and frame...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-23-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By 1969boss302
I'm at a crossroad, need opinons

My 66 coupe project is pretty much stalled right now due to rust issues in the shell. I have done a lot of panel replacement already and now I have found more rust in the front subframe and cowl. I...
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