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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By barnett468
hey...how are ya, where ya been? yeah the...

hey...how are ya, where ya been?

yeah the strange shocks are kinda fancy and so is their price, but hey, they're shiny and the bilsteins aren't, lol.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-23-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 852
Posted By barnett468
ummm Gun...are you now saying the Shelby filter...

ummm Gun...are you now saying the Shelby filter will hit your Monte Carlo/Rallye bar and not your export brace?

If this is the case, we all could have helped you weeks ago. All Monte Carlo/Rallye...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-23-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By barnett468
This is where its nice to have shocks that have...

This is where its nice to have shocks that have individually adjustable compression and rebound. The stiffer the spring, the more rebound damping it takes to control bounce. Excessive rebound will...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-23-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By barnett468
ok, sounds like electrical to me or possibly...

ok, sounds like electrical to me or possibly flooding.


when it is cold, how long does it run before it does this?

how long does it have to sit before it restarts and idles perfectly again?
...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-22-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By barnett468
hello; major bummer. I’m curious, what...

hello;

major bummer.

I’m curious, what did they say?

It’s just an engine. For two shops not to find the problem tells me that they have no idea what they are doing. Lots of these guys are...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-22-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By barnett468
thanks, good info. yeah progressive and...

thanks, good info.

yeah progressive and multi stage damping has been around for a long time. i actually worked a lot with it back in the 80's with kyb and works performance and did telemetry tests...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-22-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By barnett468
hello; more info would be helpful of...

hello;

more info would be helpful

of you hit a speed bump etc and the front end bounces like there is no shocks, yiu need new or better shocks.

if you try to push down on the front and it...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-21-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By barnett468
No prob, you're welcome but I'm glad they...

No prob, you're welcome but I'm glad they warranteed it for you. An unrepaired block is obviously way better.

Yeah it's an art and very time consuming to weld something like that properly on cast...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-21-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By barnett468
hello; are you planning on replacing the...

hello;

are you planning on replacing the pressure plate also. they are often worn beyond the service limit and need replacing but its impossible to tell until you take it out and look at it.
...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-21-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By barnett468
in case you aren't pretty familiar with...

in case you aren't pretty familiar with suspension, it is incredibly easy to get your car way too stiff with springs and shocks. if you need help with these things we can help.

keep in mind that...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-21-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By barnett468
hello; ok, i would put in valvoline vr-1...

hello;

ok, i would put in valvoline vr-1 racing oil, not rotella. the rotella your dad used to use is not even close to the new and "improved" more environmentally friendly stuff. i would consider...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-20-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By barnett468
hello; you also need to see if it has screw...

hello;

you also need to see if it has screw in rocker studs and should also check the cam lift and spring pressure. if it has press in studs, they may pull out. if the springs are stock, the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-20-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By barnett468
Hello; Major bummer, however, one good thing...

Hello;

Major bummer, however, one good thing is that it looks like it has at least 4 threads in it, if so, one option is to flatten it and use a bottoming tap or cut a tap off and thread the hole...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-19-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By barnett468
did you reuse the existing lifters? was the...

did you reuse the existing lifters?

was the previous cam stock?
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-19-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By barnett468
Hello; If your lifters are adjusted properly...

Hello;

If your lifters are adjusted properly and nothing loosened up and there is no exhaust leak, then it is possibly a weak or poorly designed lifter even if they are new, especially if they...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-19-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By barnett468
hello; bummer also, if that doesn't...

hello;

bummer

also, if that doesn't work there is a little arm on the front of the carb if it is an early ford or on the driver front bottom side if it is a holley. this arm must move when the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-16-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 839
Posted By barnett468
Hello; Looks great so far. I would call...

Hello;

Looks great so far.

I would call JBA and ask them if their headers clear the plugs on the "p" heads but the JBA's aren't cheap. It looks like the Hedman Elite shorty's will and maybe...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-14-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 966
Posted By barnett468
Not that I'm aware of.

Not that I'm aware of.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-14-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By barnett468
oh my, lol. ok my 3 cents. the red...

oh my, lol.

ok my 3 cents.

the red stuff has high levels of ZDDP in it which is a good thing and more beneficial for the high pressure situations on the cam. the other lubes will also work but...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-13-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By barnett468
Scorpions, nice score, and it is possible that...

Scorpions, nice score, and it is possible that some of the some of the rocker bearings are getting loose, I had this exact prob before with some Crane Gold Series rockers, otherwise, you need to...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By barnett468
Hello; If you don't find anything close...

Hello;

If you don't find anything close enough from a can, you can contact any automotive paint supply store and they can make some and color match it if necessary. They can also put it into...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-12-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 966
Posted By barnett468
I for one don't think 9 is high, however, by the...

I for one don't think 9 is high, however, by the same yardstick you are using, the Paxton Novi for small block Fords is set up at 7.5, which is obviously less than 9, so I suppose one could ask why...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-12-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 966
Posted By barnett468
summit has just about everything. as far as...

summit has just about everything.

as far as how much boost you "should" run, i mentioned how much you could use to reach your goal of 400 which was 9. at this point, i suggest you simply call the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-12-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 966
Posted By barnett468
heck yeah!, that sucker will take 1,000 hp. it is...

heck yeah!, that sucker will take 1,000 hp. it is way overkill for your app but a killer piece. if you use that then i would go for the gold hp wise. the mahle pistons are a good match for that block...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-11-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 966
Posted By barnett468
the more boost you run, the less dynamic...

the more boost you run, the less dynamic compression you can run for a given octane. i was giving a slightly conservative estimate because its not my engine, but the bottom lack of bottom end crested...
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