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Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 03-09-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By oldrock
Wow, I bet that was frustrating to do all that...

Wow, I bet that was frustrating to do all that work and see it go up in smoke. Glad they at least replaced it for you and I am curious which brand wiring it was?
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 03-09-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By oldrock
looks like a great project car and not too bad...

looks like a great project car and not too bad rust wise. Will be watching this one.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-08-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By oldrock
I've used the napa pumps on three cars now and...

I've used the napa pumps on three cars now and all worked great. I think they are good to go.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-08-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By oldrock
depending on your setup, you might get away with...

depending on your setup, you might get away with the cheap unleaded gas but if the engine has been rebuilt for higher compression, you might have to go with super unleaded for best performance. As...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-06-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By oldrock
not the answer I was hoping for but thanks guys....

not the answer I was hoping for but thanks guys. I guess maybe the best option is to just buy a new one. I see cj pony has them for about 220.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-05-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By oldrock
will a fox body driveshaft work in a 70 mustang?

need a driveshaft for my 1970 mach 1 with a 351 cleveland and a c4 tranny. I was wondering if a fox body mustang with a c4 would work or not? If not, are there any other later model cars that would...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-04-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,541
Posted By oldrock
got the radiator installed and did a short video...

got the radiator installed and did a short video of it running today. Looking forward to getting it back on the street!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b51kFCSK8lc
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-03-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,541
Posted By oldrock
totally agree with you. It doesn't look like...

totally agree with you. It doesn't look like fresh paint in that pic but I laid down a fresh coat of high heat black earlier in the project. What you see is just the dust from sanding the body...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-02-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,541
Posted By oldrock
thought i would do an update on the mustang...

thought i would do an update on the mustang today. This week I installed new calipers for the front disc brakes and also installed a rebuilt bendix brake booster and master cylinder. The big project...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-27-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,016
Posted By oldrock
nice job so far, looking forward to seeing how it...

nice job so far, looking forward to seeing how it turns out. I have a 70 mach 1 about ready to paint so watching this one with interest.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-27-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By oldrock
cherry bombs will get you that old school sound...

cherry bombs will get you that old school sound but my buddy put magnaflows on his 66 and they sounded great. Not annoyingly loud but nice throaty sound when accelerating hard.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-27-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,352
Posted By oldrock
300hp on a 289 is very achievable. My buddy did a...

300hp on a 289 is very achievable. My buddy did a rebuild on his 66 with a 289 and got just over 300hp. All it took is a new cam, port and polish job, new pistons bored 20 over, new intake, long tube...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-19-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By oldrock
wait a minute... I could be wrong but my...

wait a minute... I could be wrong but my understanding is the grande coupe used deluxe door panels while the regular coupe used the plain ones. Those panels are totally different and def won't...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-19-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,630
Posted By oldrock
I like hedman headers too. Priced right and made...

I like hedman headers too. Priced right and made in USA which unfortunately is getting more rare these days.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-19-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,163
Posted By oldrock
well I did find a bendix booster locally at...

well I did find a bendix booster locally at oreileys. Problem is it doesn't have the ring on the shaft that hooks up to the brake pedal. Think this one would work and maybe pic just doesn't show the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-19-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,163
Posted By oldrock
thanks a ton Chockostang and 2+2, that is exactly...

thanks a ton Chockostang and 2+2, that is exactly the info I needed. Now off to see if I can find it locally or have to use the dreaded ebay.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-19-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,163
Posted By oldrock
what replacement brake booster for a 1970 mach 1?

I have a 1970 mach 1 mustang with a 351 cleveland and when I bought the car, it was missing the power brake booster/master cylinder. I am going to order a new one but noticed there are two different...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-19-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,541
Posted By oldrock
been focusing on the engine this week and got the...

been focusing on the engine this week and got the aluminum street dominator intake installed and the 650 double pumper rebuilt plus installed the new long tube headers installed and fired up the 351...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-09-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By oldrock
I have a 351c and am wondering why you don't like...

I have a 351c and am wondering why you don't like headers? Is it just one brand that you tried and didn't like or do you not like any headers with your cleveland?

I'll be watching this thread...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-08-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By oldrock
it would be a great car when totally restored and...

it would be a great car when totally restored and probably could sell for over 20k. The problem is so many of the body panels have extensive rust that it would easily cost 10k just in parts to get it...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-07-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,541
Posted By oldrock
been doing alot of little things on the mustang...

been doing alot of little things on the mustang lately so not alot of show for my work but every little step gets it one step closer. Started doing some work on the 351c motor. Picked up a used...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-28-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,241
Posted By oldrock
The large wide rims look great but I'm just...

The large wide rims look great but I'm just saying they can also very expensive to replace. Some areas are probably alot better about street maintenance but I know around Dallas, the streets are a...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-27-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,241
Posted By oldrock
When you start getting into those really low...

When you start getting into those really low profile tires, be aware that they are very prone to rim damage if you drive in an area with alot of potholes. I know of a couple of guys that went the low...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-27-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,541
Posted By oldrock
I believe the rims in back are 8" but not sure on...

I believe the rims in back are 8" but not sure on the offset since they came with the car. The tires are 245/60/15" TA radials. I know they are not the best gripping rubber by a long shot but they...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-26-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,541
Posted By oldrock
I've done a ton of little things to the mustang...

I've done a ton of little things to the mustang since last post but some key things to mention are: bodywork, scuff sanding, 2 coats of primer, new original hood scoop w/grill and turn signals, added...
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