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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-12-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By Pontisteve
I'll try to be a little less vague next time. LOL...

I'll try to be a little less vague next time. LOL

You need to understand there are two ways to make the computer work with a larger injector like your 24's.

#1 The right way is to have a chip...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-10-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By Pontisteve
Using a calibrated MAF to compensate for injector...

Using a calibrated MAF to compensate for injector size changes works ok for fox bodies, with 24# injectors. Anything bigger than that, and it gets problematic.

The better way to do it is to tell...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-10-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,566
Posted By Pontisteve
Plugging the back of the head is for deleting the...

Plugging the back of the head is for deleting the AIR pump system. To complete that delete, the TAD and TAB solenoids can be removed as well, the AIR pump removed, all the AIR pump hoses and metal...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-10-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By Pontisteve
Gears are without a doubt the biggest bang for...

Gears are without a doubt the biggest bang for the buck. If you are worried about overstepping the gear (especially if running stock size tires), a 3.55 will do nicely. Typically, guys run 3.73 with...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-09-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By Pontisteve
It's worth mentioning that the 280HP limitation...

It's worth mentioning that the 280HP limitation is right on with the typical injector calculation formulas, but that this is 280 gross FWHP, not net, not rear wheel. That's just the engine, on a...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-09-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,566
Posted By Pontisteve
When considering reasons for deleting the EGR...

When considering reasons for deleting the EGR valve, there are t: Looks, and to eliminate the EGR function (and resulting heat and carbon from the intake).

Ford uses an internal EGR system on the...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-06-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,380
Posted By Pontisteve
I have a long piston stop from Innovative...

I have a long piston stop from Innovative Products of America. It's just barely long enough to reach all the way up the plug hole without needing any tools to get to it. On the 4V, with the plug...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-04-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,380
Posted By Pontisteve
Nick, what do you do about getting the dial...

Nick, what do you do about getting the dial indicator extension angle correct on a 4V? I find the cam caps are in the way of the ideal angle, and it shows up as inconsistent peak valve lift. I've...
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