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Forum: California Regional Chapter Yesterday, 10:00 PM
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Posted By 84CopperGT
Shops in LA

Need to find a shop near Sylmar. Found Galpin but they are insanely overpriced, like $1000 to install subframe connectors.
Forum: Suspension Yesterday, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By 84CopperGT
you would need a new catback, the entire IRS, and...

you would need a new catback, the entire IRS, and a lift. it's a fairly easy swap on 99+ cars. the brake cables are the same and I think the brake lines are as well. While you have the IRS out I...
Forum: West Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 24
Posted By 84CopperGT
performance shops in San Fernando Valley

The only one I could find was Galpin Auto and they want $1000 to do subframe connectors. Anyone know any others? I am in Sylmar.
Forum: Suspension 10-24-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By 84CopperGT
Have you replaced the shocks? Bad shocks can...

Have you replaced the shocks? Bad shocks can cause that.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-22-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By 84CopperGT
It needs to be white hot to weld on properly....

It needs to be white hot to weld on properly. Almost melting hot. Try and call some big truck shops, we used to fix cast iron when I worked at Caterpillar years ago and would occasionally do odd job...
Forum: Suspension 10-22-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By 84CopperGT
if you were unhappy with a part you're saying you...

if you were unhappy with a part you're saying you would get it again? That makes no sense.
Forum: Suspension 10-21-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By 84CopperGT
Because I was not happy about them wearing out...

Because I was not happy about them wearing out after a year of minimal driving. I had MM stuff on my first Mustang that I daily drove from Jan 02 until Nov 2011 and never had an issue.
Forum: Street/Strip 10-19-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By 84CopperGT
No. I was laughing too hard.

No. I was laughing too hard.
Forum: Street/Strip 10-19-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By 84CopperGT
I know the difference in what a V8 and V6 sounds...

I know the difference in what a V8 and V6 sounds like. And the V6 ones are fat ass pigs, my cousin has one that has a very hard time spinning the tires.
Forum: Street/Strip 10-18-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By 84CopperGT
is it racing?

On my way back from McDonald's and a new Camaro SS starts revving me. The guy still had dealer plates. Anyways, my car is basically stock so I don't even try. The guy takes off and wipes out into a T...
Forum: Suspension 10-18-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By 84CopperGT
Did you upgrade the panhard bar?

Did you upgrade the panhard bar?
Forum: Suspension 10-18-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,403
Posted By 84CopperGT
I had one on my 04 vert. Didn't do ****....until...

I had one on my 04 vert. Didn't do ****....until I fabbed up an x brace for it using the tower bar to tie it in. then it was amazing.
Forum: Suspension 10-18-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By 84CopperGT
You get what you pay for. Those were on my 84 GT...

You get what you pay for. Those were on my 84 GT and I was very unhappy with them. they were worn out in under a year. Go with Maximum Motorsports. You also don't really need adjustable control arms...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-14-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By 84CopperGT
other than that they are not close to the same....

other than that they are not close to the same. different oiling system, accessories and a few other things.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-13-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By 84CopperGT
you can use a Mustang transmission with the...

you can use a Mustang transmission with the Lightning engine. using the Lightning transmission requires modification
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-13-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By 84CopperGT
not exactly. you have 2 different 351s from Ford....

not exactly. you have 2 different 351s from Ford. The Windsor and the Cleveland and they are not anywhere close. The only similarities are the bore size and cylinder head bolt patterns.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-12-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,009
Posted By 84CopperGT
I know a guy pushing 30 PSI through a 351w...

I know a guy pushing 30 PSI through a 351w stroked and bored to 428. that's high boost. anyone who thinks 9 psi is high needs to realize all ProCharger kits are setup for over 9 PSI from the box.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-11-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,009
Posted By 84CopperGT
Temporary insanity...embrace the crazy but not at...

Temporary insanity...embrace the crazy but not at the expense of car parts.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-11-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,009
Posted By 84CopperGT
8.7:1? you will no low end at all even with the...

8.7:1? you will no low end at all even with the Kenne Bell. I am building a 9.5:1 engine and it's getting a turbo and will be fine. People running such low compression for mild boost are not helping...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-10-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By 84CopperGT
From everything I have read you can use the...

From everything I have read you can use the Mustang tranny with the 351W. Check out the 351 Mustang sub-section for more info.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-10-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By 84CopperGT
the only difference between the 2 engines is the...

the only difference between the 2 engines is the deck height. It will drop right in. People swap in 351s all the time without much work. what you will definitely need is an intake manifold, and the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-10-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,009
Posted By 84CopperGT
One of the magazines took a factory, junkyard...

One of the magazines took a factory, junkyard 351W and pushed it past 1000 hp with twin turbos. it ended up blowing up because they maxed the wastegates and thy used the throttle to control boost...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-10-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By 84CopperGT
I had 3.73s on my 84. Good on the highway, way...

I had 3.73s on my 84. Good on the highway, way better than stock. planning for a set of 3.55s on the 89 though due to the amount of highway driving I do.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-10-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By 84CopperGT
+1 Metal fatigue will even wear out springs...

+1

Metal fatigue will even wear out springs over time. First of all they are 22 years old. Bad roads will accelerate wear. MD has snow now and then and salt corrodes metal. I would change them...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-10-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,009
Posted By 84CopperGT
From what I have heard the factory engine block...

From what I have heard the factory engine block literally can't take more than 500hp. It will try to rip itself in half. I have seen a few blocks split at the valley as well, but I don't know the...
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