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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang Yesterday, 01:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By tinman
Just where are you?

Just where are you?
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-25-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By tinman
Pick-A-Part is in Prescott......

Pick-A-Part is in Prescott......
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-20-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By tinman
I think that can be repaired. You'll need a...

I think that can be repaired.
You'll need a professional welder with experience in cast iron welding........
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-13-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,043
Posted By tinman
For everyone's information Ford revised the BOS...

For everyone's information Ford revised the BOS 302 blocks about 16 months ago. Ford now states they can use as much as a 3.5 inch stroker crank.
The early blocks had a problem with more than a...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-11-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,043
Posted By tinman
I think you will have to grind some notches into...

I think you will have to grind some notches into the very bottoms of the cylinders to do a 331 stroker kit, I know you do on a 347......
I also don't think any kind of forced induction is a good...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 10-09-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By tinman
Just use the silver duct tape that you can buy...

Just use the silver duct tape that you can buy at Wal-Mart...........
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 10-01-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By tinman
I kind of like that yellow car but I'm still a...

I kind of like that yellow car but I'm still a carb guy, make him think something is real wrong with it and buy it for 2K........
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 10-01-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By tinman
Just MHO but 'budget' cars always seem to end...

Just MHO but 'budget' cars always seem to end being very slow.
Get the caqr running right first, then get the gears.....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-01-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By tinman
I don't think that later rear axle will work, I...

I don't think that later rear axle will work, I think it's too wide.
Also, while you are prowling the junk yards keep your eye out for a 'double hump' type oil pan that was used in the FOX body...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-11-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By tinman
Eibach drag springs

Anybody on here use these?
How hard was the installion of the front springs?
How much, if any, did your car pick-up in E.T.?
Real users only please reply.
Notice that I said drag springs, not...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-11-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By tinman
When I built a 400+ HP 302 about 10 years ago I...

When I built a 400+ HP 302 about 10 years ago I spent almost $1000 just on machine work and balancing.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-09-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,073
Posted By tinman
In Arizona all you have to do about emissions...

In Arizona all you have to do about emissions testing is get an address outside of the inspection areas.
You could register your to a post office box down in Casa Grande and be 100% legal....
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-06-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,073
Posted By tinman
If I were building another stroker 302 I'd plan...

If I were building another stroker 302 I'd plan on at least $1000 for machine work and balancing.
You may be in trouble already with those pistons as 9+ compression ratio with a turbo is REALLY...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-04-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 866
Posted By tinman
With myself on board my car right off the...

With myself on board my car right off the dragstrip it weights 2775. When Ford built it it was probably about 3350#.
Point being with that sort of weight reduction it has the same effect as using a...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-04-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,073
Posted By tinman
IMHO, you need to start looking at cylinder...

IMHO, you need to start looking at cylinder heads. You want something with at least 190cc intake ports.
Also for a cam I would look at Comp Cams, they have a line of cams that are intended for...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-04-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 866
Posted By tinman
I'm using ARP studs on my 4 lug system. Those...

I'm using ARP studs on my 4 lug system. Those studs can purchased just about anywhere and installed at home, there is nothing exclusive about them........
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 866
Posted By tinman
Funny how I use those 'inferior' 3 lug brakes on...

Funny how I use those 'inferior' 3 lug brakes on my 10 second race car and they seem to work great stopping it from 126+ MPH.
Oh BTW, I'm one of those old people too, #66 coming up......
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,408
Posted By tinman
Good place to check out is Coast High Performance...

Good place to check out is Coast High Performance in Torrance, CA
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-19-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,036
Posted By tinman
Mig welder. IMHO you should install some ties...

Mig welder. IMHO you should install some ties while your welding.......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-19-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By tinman
OP isn't making enough power to worry about...

OP isn't making enough power to worry about breaking an aluminum driveshaft.
Been putting about 530HP thru one for 4+ years now without a problem......
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-19-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By tinman
When you are carb hunting and already have the...

When you are carb hunting and already have the cam/heads you are going to use Holley 650 will work great on the street....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-19-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,408
Posted By tinman
I believe there are some county's in northern...

I believe there are some county's in northern California that do no smog type tests at all.
you may need to just get a new address for registration purposes.......
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-18-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,896
Posted By tinman
I had a 430 HP 302. No power adders. Cost...

I had a 430 HP 302. No power adders.
Cost somewhat more than $6500 when it was built about 7-8 years ago. This also was NOT a street engine. Race only.
Didn't really last that either.
I really...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-06-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By tinman
Run, don't walk away from that place. They are...

Run, don't walk away from that place. They are certifiably nuts for wanting that kind of money for that car.......
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-03-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By tinman
That car the O.P. is posting about is 25+ years...

That car the O.P. is posting about is 25+ years old. It's an old car. Don't worry about the originality of it worry about if it is complete and structurally sound.
From the way he posts he sounds...
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