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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-27-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Cobra6
Sorry - I sent the wrong link - but you might...

Sorry - I sent the wrong link - but you might want to replace those, too -

Here you go -

http://www.mustangsunlimited.com/itemdy00.asp?T1=94N+01
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-26-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Cobra6
You can get this bushing kit for $6.95 and it...

You can get this bushing kit for $6.95 and it should take care of it -

http://www.mustangsunlimited.com/itemdy00.asp?T1=F1104R+01

Most Mustang vendors have them for about the same price
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-01-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Cobra6
While you are doing this, I would strongly...

While you are doing this, I would strongly recommend performing the Arning drop on the UCAs - lowering them 1 inch.

One thing that Carroll Shelby did to improve the way these car handled was to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-01-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Cobra6
wrong section

sorry - I put this in the wrong section - can an admin move it to general discussion?
Thanks
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-01-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Cobra6
missing Mustang in east Texas (stolen)

I ran across this on the Classic Mustang page on FB

https://www.facebook.com/groups/251007201689140/

Randy Mcdade had his '65 A code 4 speed coupe stored at a friend's place (they are no longer...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 01-08-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Cobra6
Ouch! I am assuming that you didn't realize...

Ouch!
I am assuming that you didn't realize this until after you had received the cans?
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 01-05-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Cobra6
Mine did not hold up once it got fuel on it

Mine did not hold up once it got fuel on it
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 01-03-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Cobra6
James, I have tried to use that product, and...

James,
I have tried to use that product, and have been disappointed repeatedly.
People laughed at the "drive by" paint job on the carb.

If you lightly overspray the carb with the carb paint, you...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-16-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,009
Posted By Cobra6
That is a great "stance" for that car with those...

That is a great "stance" for that car with those springs.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-16-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Cobra6
Those are 700Lb rated springs. They are great for...

Those are 700Lb rated springs. They are great for custom track cars.
For a street car, I think that is a little overkill, and if you do want that, you can get them at ORP for about half the price.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-16-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 590
Posted By Cobra6
I wouldn't do it - I think you will have a...

I wouldn't do it - I think you will have a whopping 150 HP with that setup.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-16-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Cobra6
I would call John at ORP and see what he says -...

I would call John at ORP and see what he says - He won't sell you those GT springs if he doesn't think they will work.

http://www.opentrackerracingproducts.com/
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-14-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,424
Posted By Cobra6
That's what I'm talking 'bout! that is how a '65...

That's what I'm talking 'bout! that is how a '65 V8 should look - and that one looks great!

The black is hard to keep clean, but the black looks sharp with the gold valve covers.

Hopefully you...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-14-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Cobra6
I would recommend one of these - probably the GT...

I would recommend one of these - probably the GT springs -

http://www.opentrackerracingproducts.com/coilspring/
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-06-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Cobra6
I always hook the hot wire to the STA (stator)...

I always hook the hot wire to the STA (stator) terminal on the alternator. That way the choke is only on when the engine is running. If you check around, that seems to be the general consensus for a...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-06-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,009
Posted By Cobra6
Here is another writeup that has a little bit...

Here is another writeup that has a little bit more info pertaining to the Arning 1" drop on 1969 models.

http://www.mustangbarn.com/PDFs/ArningShelby%20Suspension%20Drop.pdf
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-29-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,009
Posted By Cobra6
To be honest, I have only rebuilt '65 - '68 front...

To be honest, I have only rebuilt '65 - '68 front ends, so I don't know - but I would do what boogerschnot said and replace the idler arm - I like the roller idlers from ORP - especially if you don't...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-28-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,009
Posted By Cobra6
Every time I have done an Arning (Shelby) 1" drop...

Every time I have done an Arning (Shelby) 1" drop on the UCA, I have removed about half the shims that were in the UCA and it got it pretty close. I also counted threads/length on the tie rod ends...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-28-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Cobra6
The 73 carb is different due to new government...

The 73 carb is different due to new government emission standards

I would recommend this if you don't want to rebuild your old carb -
http://www.nationalcarburetors.com/lookup.aspx?partnum=nd2454...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-28-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Cobra6
+1 - there is a lot of misinformation floating...

+1 - there is a lot of misinformation floating around about AOD conversions - some of the info is simply outdated, but ther is a lot of bad info floating around - like needing the pressure gauge,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-25-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Cobra6
Check out this article

Check this out -
http://www.mustangmonthly.com/howto/mumo_1204_installing_an_automatic_overdrive_transmission/

and you might ask some questions here -...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-11-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Cobra6
That's the truth - don't waste your time with...

That's the truth - don't waste your time with those kits that come with rings and pliers - they will kill your hands - if you buy some spend the extra money on a decent pair.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-10-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Cobra6
Personally, I would not add power steering to a...

Personally, I would not add power steering to a non-power steering car.
I added a roller idler arm to my '65 with manual steering, and you could also add roller spring perches to help with steering....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-10-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By Cobra6
IIRC, the emergency flashers were available in...

IIRC, the emergency flashers were available in '65, but not mandated by law until '66.
After 03/01/66 production date, all '66 models had the switch. The switch on the '65 and '66 models were the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-10-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Cobra6
If you have had that same gas in the car since...

If you have had that same gas in the car since January (9 months old) - you probably have bad gas in there and need to clean it up - the gas-ahol now will turn to lacquer in a few months. If you are...
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