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Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-03-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By rowen210
Awesome. Exactly what I needed. have a...

Awesome. Exactly what I needed. have a mechanic friend who may have I access to alldata. I will have to bribe them with beer for some print outs. Thanks a billion!
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-02-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By rowen210
A9L= manual. A9P= auto. My application is a T5 so...

A9L= manual. A9P= auto. My application is a T5 so I don't care which one I use as long as my harness is pinned for it.
There are weird tricks with these harness es. For instance, I put an alternator...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-01-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By rowen210
What ECU to use w/ 88 Cali car wire harness

I am building a 5.0 for my Miata. It's an 86 block. 88 pistons. TFS stage 1 cam. 93 Cobra heads and intake. A basic budget build. I got a wire harness out of an 88 GT from California. You may know...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By rowen210
Ok. Enough said. I will replace the springs....

Ok. Enough said. I will replace the springs. While I have several members attention do I NEED to get new lifters to go with the new springs?
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-14-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By rowen210
Are the E6 rockers the same as the E7 rockers?...

Are the E6 rockers the same as the E7 rockers? How about the push rods?
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-14-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By rowen210
Unconfirmed reports (people on the forums) say...

Unconfirmed reports (people on the forums) say the cobra springs can handle 530 of lift and I'm a little below that at 510. I do not know what kind of life the springs have lived. Can my machine shop...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-13-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By rowen210
GT40 heads w/ stock HO rockers?

Dont rost me about using the search function. I could not find what i was looking for!

I aquired some 93 GT40 heads off of craigslist today. Stock springs with no rockers. Can I use my 86 stock...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-03-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By rowen210
I think they said $60 per hour to fly cut. My...

I think they said $60 per hour to fly cut. My friend has been pushing me to do this from the get go. But it seems like i could buy new ones for that price. Also, would the fly cut pistons need to be...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-02-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By rowen210
I went to probe industries web site. They do not...

I went to probe industries web site. They do not have prices but they look expensive. I dont think i need forged pistons because it is just a gt40 based motor.

I found some cheap "seal power"...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-01-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By rowen210
86 had the E6 truck heads, less aggressive cam...

86 had the E6 truck heads, less aggressive cam than 87+ and flat top pistons. If you want to install heads and/or a cam you need new pistons. Alot of head ach as i found out when i bougth an "88"...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-01-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By rowen210
Need help ordering rebuild kit!

Short story: My main question is what kind of pistons to get for a budget 5.0 rebuild to achive 9.5 or greater compression. No spray or F/I

Long story: I am rebuilding a 5.0 out of an 86 GT. I...
Forum: New Member Area 05-30-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By rowen210
I just realized that i probably posted this in...

I just realized that i probably posted this in tne wrong section... an a mod move tis to a fox body or 5.0 section?
Forum: New Member Area 05-30-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By rowen210
ordering rebuild kit and totally lost. HELP

Short story: My main question is what kind of pistons to get for a budget 5.0 rebuild to achive 9.5 or greater compression. No spray or F/I

Long story: I am rebuilding a 5.0 out of an 86 GT. I...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 03-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By rowen210
My block goes to the machine shop this weekend so...

My block goes to the machine shop this weekend so I will see if it needs to be bored or if I can go with stock 87-93 pistons.
Does anyone think fly cutting flat top pistons is a good idea? I could...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 02-27-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By rowen210
Great. Thanks for the response. I have seen the...

Great. Thanks for the response. I have seen the speed pro pistons on ebay but despite that I have heard good things. Im going for Fel-pro gaskets. Any thoughts on a brand of rings?
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 02-26-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By rowen210
Best affordable replacement piston?

I purchased a 5.0 out of a 93 vert auto and..... its a 86 motor :icon_cry: The flat top pistons are going to fight with my GT40p heads. Also the 86 cam is crap but until i get some valve clearence i...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-20-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By rowen210
I realize that this will be a lot of tq for such...

I realize that this will be a lot of tq for such a little car and I will be traction limited but people put beefed up LSX motors in Miata so I don't think 250hp and 300tq is too much to ask. My over...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-19-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By rowen210
5.0 rebuild/refresh questions

I am building a 5.0 to put into a Miata and want a little more that stock power. I want the car to daily driver capable, easy to tame, and maybe 250 whp. I normally deal with BMWs and have never...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 03-25-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By rowen210
The car is clean. I think I'm taking the deal and...

The car is clean. I think I'm taking the deal and hope for the best. I just got done with a motor swap and not really looking for another. If worse comes to worse I will prob put it back on the...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 03-23-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By rowen210
also i see used Mark VIII motors for +/- 1000....

also i see used Mark VIII motors for +/- 1000. cheap fix
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 03-23-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By rowen210
the seller knows nothing about cars. she got...

the seller knows nothing about cars. she got scared by a shop that quoted 5k for a new motor. hope its not bearings but worst case, i drop the motor, have the crank turned and get oversized bearings....
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 03-23-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By rowen210
she said she recently changed it to synthetic. i...

she said she recently changed it to synthetic. i assume she put some 0w-20 in there and just heard the lifters clattering. i am very sure its not a rod knock... at least i hope

like i said, im not...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 03-23-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By rowen210
why would a 98 cobra knock?

Im about to buy a 98 cobra from an acquaintance. 48k miles. The deal is she said its knocking. The battery is dead so I cant crank it to see if its top or bottom end knock. I know its a big gamble...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 03-23-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By rowen210
New motor = big $ Used mark VIII = + / - $1000 ...

New motor = big $
Used mark VIII = + / - $1000
If said cobra had bad bottom end I could pull the motor and turn the crank/new bearings for cheap but how long would it last?
I'm putting my money...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 03-22-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By rowen210
should i buy 98 cobra w/ knock

I'm normally a BMW guy but who can say no to a cobra?
Long story long... a friend of mine has a carfax confermed 48k mile 98 cobra. Lazer red tan inner. 410 gears otherwise stock. She said it...
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