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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-29-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Tomahawk715
He could have at least used a ford frame---and...

He could have at least used a ford frame---and executed it a little better lol


I saw a very cool VW on a CJ5 frame--guy did an outstanding job.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-25-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Tomahawk715
Oh and do one side at a time. And if you...

Oh and do one side at a time.

And if you plan on taking your motor and trans out at some point anyway--do it before you do the pans. You can do the pans with the motor and trans in but its alot...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-25-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Tomahawk715
Read this--not your year but close enough for...

Read this--not your year but close enough for what your doing. One of the things I read 10 times before I did the pans in my 72.
...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-20-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Tomahawk715
Yeah I should have been clearer with my...

Yeah I should have been clearer with my response-looks like condensation to me as well---not alot and no color. Lot of short drives the motor doesnt heat up enough and burn off the condensation from...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-19-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Tomahawk715
Not a ton of it there by the looks of...

Not a ton of it there by the looks of it--sometimes motors will "make" water. Happens alot in outboards with heating and cooling cycles. Do you run alot of short runs only?? Only time I've seen it in...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-18-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Tomahawk715
Dont feel bad--this is a way common issue--Damage...

Dont feel bad--this is a way common issue--Damage Ive seen usually is a cracked pump housing.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-16-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Tomahawk715
Did you properly seat the torque convertor?? Try...

Did you properly seat the torque convertor?? Try turning the motor by hand now that the trans is back in--bet your gonna find its locked. Convertor is likely wedged between motor and trans--pretty...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-15-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Tomahawk715
AOD for sure--they make the kits to do it--easy...

AOD for sure--they make the kits to do it--easy peazy
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-15-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By Tomahawk715
Might want to pick up Kevin Tetz dvd (series of...

Might want to pick up Kevin Tetz dvd (series of dvds is called paintucation)

"BODY PANEL REPLACEMENT" demonstrates clear procedures for replacing sheet metal on your modern or vintage vehicle. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-15-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Tomahawk715
Guy I bought my 72 from does them--last I knew he...

Guy I bought my 72 from does them--last I knew he lived in Canton-So if the vehicle is down in the area I'm sure he could do it. Not sure what he would charge but could look up his info if your...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-12-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Tomahawk715
Check with machine shop to see how much they...

Check with machine shop to see how much they would charge to assemble the longblock. For what the shop in Cadillac Michigan did my AMC 360 for it wasnt worth my time to do--plus they do them EVERY...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-30-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,616
Posted By Tomahawk715
Sorry hard to describe but yes cut the seal...

Sorry hard to describe but yes cut the seal before trying to push window out. But again be careful as some will then want to fall out. But as I said some will still cling.
Done this many times with...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-30-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By Tomahawk715
Your talking about the burlap between the springs...

Your talking about the burlap between the springs and the foam?? Yes you need it. It keeps the wire from cutting thru the foam. Wire is to attach the burlap to the springs. You could roll it and sew...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-30-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,525
Posted By Tomahawk715
Nice write up-- I assume he ground the edge to...

Nice write up-- I assume he ground the edge to seperate the skin from the wrap then removed the remainder from inside?

Like the DUH plate ---I would have kept it lol--had a 69 camaro in...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-29-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,616
Posted By Tomahawk715
I second using the tool to get the trim...

I second using the tool to get the trim off--otherwise you will tweak it for sure and then it will never lay right.

I would not just push on it---I've never seen that work. The best way I've found...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-29-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,525
Posted By Tomahawk715
Kevin Tetz has a good DVD on the subject-I'd...

Kevin Tetz has a good DVD on the subject-I'd recommend all his videos but this one in particular addresses door skin replacement. You say you have limited welding experience--if you can do a small...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-28-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,891
Posted By Tomahawk715
It idles high but stalls when put in gear??...

It idles high but stalls when put in gear?? Sounds like a vacuum leak
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-28-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Tomahawk715
Eastwood Rust Encapsulator--- They have a...

Eastwood Rust Encapsulator---

They have a Rust Converter---if area is a little more rusted

Then they have a chassis black for a topcoat---or an underhood black that looks great.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-22-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Tomahawk715
And get grade 8 bolts! Dont cheese out and get...

And get grade 8 bolts! Dont cheese out and get cheapies
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-17-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 200,662
Posted By Tomahawk715
Seeing how you already mentioned your outfits...

Seeing how you already mentioned your outfits lol--You guys must own the one vehicle that doesnt have 1000 sharp points and surfaces on it--I hate to even work in short sleaves on mine--seem to pay...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-17-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Tomahawk715
When you put the new "probe" in the engine you...

When you put the new "probe" in the engine you didnt do something like put teflon tape or pipe dope on it did you??

Someone had done that on a CJ7 I bought with an AMC 360---teflon tape--the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-15-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Tomahawk715
http://www.351c.info/forum3/index.php?sid=d8e4e926...

http://www.351c.info/forum3/index.php?sid=d8e4e926bea27955b85c0bab511fb93e

Might want to poke around that site--or join up and ask specifics over there.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-15-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Tomahawk715
Kevin Tetz had a pretty good video on skin...

Kevin Tetz had a pretty good video on skin replacement--Its on his Paintucation video "Body Panel Replacement"
I got the whole set as a gift--very helpful
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-14-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By Tomahawk715
Alot of times these high flows wont do...

Alot of times these high flows wont do much--either the restrictions of the system limit the flow or on the other hand some flow too well--the fluid doesnt have time to be cooled in the radiator...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-08-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Tomahawk715
You would have to ask NPD that question--"they do...

You would have to ask NPD that question--"they do state" --I dont work for them--Just posting what they advertise online and in their catalog.
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