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Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 10-20-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 414,280
Posted By bop11
Grandson's Work

4 years effort from the yellow beast to the Red Rider I. He learned to weld with new floor and front damage. New Dash , He did the upholstery, re wiring, relocate the dip stick for the '88 302. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-15-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,718
Posted By bop11
In Ct. you need a Bill of Sale from the title...

In Ct. you need a Bill of Sale from the title holder. Only way the DMV knows it is not stolen. I had a Model A where the title holder was dead and had to have a notarized Bill from the estate....
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 10-13-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By bop11
Another thought, do you still have the original...

Another thought, do you still have the original resistor wire in the circuit to the coil? Is the coil original? Coils are made to run at 6-8 volts and straight 12 volts will overheat them causing...
Forum: Mustang II Section 10-02-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By bop11
Try an oil pan from an earlier classic Mustang. ...

Try an oil pan from an earlier classic Mustang. It has the sump in the front and may clear all your stuff. You will need to relocate the dip stick for the front sump. Almost all the front covers...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By bop11
Parts from Mustangbarn or other mustang supplier...

Parts from Mustangbarn or other mustang supplier of parts
Pressure hose $36
rebuilt Control valve $219
rebuilt cylinder $125 with core or new $127
Your parts totaled are $382
Add some...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 10-01-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By bop11
If you are in Texas where it is hot, could be...

If you are in Texas where it is hot, could be that the choke is over set. Try rotating the plastic case so that the choke comes on with less force or almost doesn't set all the way closed. With...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-01-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By bop11
Try a new flasher. It is different than the...

Try a new flasher. It is different than the hazard flasher. It is fed indirectly from the accessory terminal on the key switch via the fuse box but does not have a fuse. Black/green to fuse box...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 09-24-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By bop11
Electric choke or heat riser choke? If you pull...

Electric choke or heat riser choke? If you pull the air cleaner is the choke closed when cold? This sounds like a bad choke spring. If the cab had drained down, no amount of pumping the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-24-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By bop11
3.03 speedometer drive gear.

Has anyone ever pulled the back extension off a 3 speed while the tranny was in the car? Mine seems to have lost the spiral speedometer drive gear from the output shaft (not the driven gear on the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-15-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By bop11
Simplest is to drop in a post '86 carburetored...

Simplest is to drop in a post '86 carburetored 302 from a Ford truck. If you want fuel injections, get an after market system which doesn't require all the sensor connections. Front suspension...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 09-09-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By bop11
If you save it, we'll probably see you on that TV...

If you save it, we'll probably see you on that TV show with all those Junk collecting people. No one will ever need it, get it gone!
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-09-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By bop11
The yellow gets power from the light switch and...

The yellow gets power from the light switch and the blue/yellow sends the power to the horns. The plain blue wire going up the column goes to the emergency flasher switch and connects to the turn...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 09-02-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By bop11
There is a high and a low horn. The two notes...

There is a high and a low horn. The two notes make the horn more attention getting. First make sure the horn has a really good ground. Many times the ground connection rusts up. The horn is...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-28-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By bop11
That is an awesome picture comparison. Now I...

That is an awesome picture comparison. Now I know why even small cars are so wide. And I thought the car companies wanted to give us passengers extra hip space.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-26-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By bop11
If you got the buck's Holley makes a nice TBI...

If you got the buck's Holley makes a nice TBI setup that is bolt on and self-tuning
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-26-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By bop11
Since the vacuum advance line was hooked to the...

Since the vacuum advance line was hooked to the lower vacuum port, the distributor was at full advance during idle. But, you set the idle timing at the retarded setting for idle. When you open...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-22-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By bop11
Although the standard setting in the Ford manual ...

Although the standard setting in the Ford manual for a 289 is 6°BTC the 289 HP was 12° BTC for both std and Auto trans. Retarding the spark to 6°will run the engine hotter.
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 08-20-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By bop11
Are you sure you have the polarity of the wires...

Are you sure you have the polarity of the wires correct. If you run the fan backwards, you get NaDa.
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 08-18-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By bop11
Why? do you do that much parallel parking? ...

Why? do you do that much parallel parking? The manual has a nice, connected to the tires, feel. If you don't do it yourself you would probably spend less money on a whole new rack and pinion...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 08-18-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By bop11
boogerschnot is probably correct because the...

boogerschnot is probably correct because the person wanted daylight running lights. With the proper mufflers, your 'stang should be noticed without these lights. The wire, black and yellow,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-01-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By bop11
Insure you do the resistance check as in the...

Insure you do the resistance check as in the instructions between the alternator case and the negative battery terminal.
With your installation, what engine speed do you need to turn the alternator...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-24-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By bop11
Did you check valve adjustment? It may be good...

Did you check valve adjustment? It may be good when cold but too tight when hot with loss of compression.
Did someone replace the coil resistance wire with a standard wire. Coil may be over...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-23-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By bop11
If you are running an Edelbrock carb, you should...

If you are running an Edelbrock carb, you should be probably running at 5.5 psi. Edelbrock does not want you to run above 6 or you might get flooding on tight turns. Your old regulator might have...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-22-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By bop11
try...

try http://speedtalk.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19031 go to post by Bill Jones
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By bop11
Do you have a black ground lead going from the...

Do you have a black ground lead going from the alternator to the block, and to the regulator attachment bolt? Is that wire broken? You need to ground the regulator and not rely on the sheet metal.
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