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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-08-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,991
Posted By 001mustang
sorry high tower. your engine will be slow...

sorry high tower.

your engine will be slow in comparison to others.

i have low standards.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-08-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,991
Posted By 001mustang
Nice. I didn't see duration at pretty standard...

Nice.
I didn't see duration at pretty standard 0.05" lift.
Makes it hard when comparing to other cams.
Good to see lift.

For me, it's easier to measure w/ dial indicator and degree wheel to get...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-08-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,991
Posted By 001mustang
The previous owner powdered coated the intake...

The previous owner powdered coated the intake with a clear-ish color, it's got a tint to it, but I'll probably just leave it alone.

I think you are making a mistake....if you saw how purty my...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-08-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,991
Posted By 001mustang
test fit timing chain after block assembled. ...

test fit timing chain after block assembled.

can do a cam end play check b4 installing cam. make sure cam thrust retaining plate and any spacer/bearing is material compatible w/ cam gear.

be...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-08-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,703
Posted By 001mustang
good points. i had a roller conversion picked...

good points.
i had a roller conversion picked out but backed off after learning of some potential issues.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-08-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,991
Posted By 001mustang
i have 2181 351W performer intake. has more...

i have 2181 351W performer intake.
has more volume and longer runners than eddy 2121 289/302 version and i suspect it flows/mixes better
but don't have flow numbers to back it up.
with 2181 i...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-08-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By 001mustang
i should have pics of the road draft. recently...

i should have pics of the road draft.
recently lost my two backup disks and hard drive but should have an older disc.
the generator, horns, carb, etc. I've seen online.
my car has carb spacer w/...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-08-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By 001mustang
OK my memory is a lil fuzzy. the GT option was...

OK my memory is a lil fuzzy.
the GT option was not avail in 64.5.
is that a bit more accurate?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-08-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,244
Posted By 001mustang
C5AE should have 54.5 CC comb chamber volume and...

C5AE should have 54.5 CC comb chamber volume and be closer to 9:1 on 289 w/ stock block deck height, stock head gasket and stock pistons.

Are the heads milled to less than 54.5CC?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By 001mustang
I don't know...but i'm getting the heck out of...

I don't know...but i'm getting the heck out of the way when he gets that thing open 100%.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By 001mustang
good question. it is not a hi-po; they were...

good question.

it is not a hi-po; they were not avail on 64 1/2.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By 001mustang
busted diaphragms often cause vac leak in...

busted diaphragms often cause vac leak in addition to affecting performance.

be sure and check auto trans vac modulator and distributor vac diaphragm.

did u already do that (where applicable)?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By 001mustang
many methods for finding vac leak. some...

many methods for finding vac leak.

some spray starter fluid around suspect area and listen for rpm change.

be sure and check every vac line.

did you already do that?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By 001mustang
if you get stuck on 64.5 289 convertible i'll try...

if you get stuck on 64.5 289 convertible i'll try to help if i can.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,703
Posted By 001mustang
why not pull valve cover and measure cam lift? ...

why not pull valve cover and measure cam lift?

i would go a step farther and use degree wheel to identify lift at 0.006, 0.05 and max lift if there is any chance cam will be reused.

got a short...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By 001mustang
sounds good. can't have too much info on 64.5. ...

sounds good. can't have too much info on 64.5.

your looking for codes, markings or what on the suspension?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By 001mustang
even w/ vac leak most will run w/ idle mix screw...

even w/ vac leak most will run w/ idle mix screw turned CCW.

already tried that?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,703
Posted By 001mustang
agree... nice to have dyno data as baseline...

agree...

nice to have dyno data as baseline indicator for mod choices.

nicer to have real world data w/ your car's specs.

nicest to have a race team and test track:)
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,192
Posted By 001mustang
i do know that well polished ceramic wipes clean...

i do know that well polished ceramic wipes clean easier that flat finish ceramic.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By 001mustang
i've seen metal floats leak and cause carb to...

i've seen metal floats leak and cause carb to flood.

i've seen fuel shut off needle valve loose seat seal and allow carb to flood.

have not run across float adjustment that became bent while in...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,703
Posted By 001mustang
do u have an example handy? or reason for...

do u have an example handy?

or reason for difference like dyno headers, cherry picking numbers, different intake, etc?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,385
Posted By 001mustang
DIY alignment is easier and more accurate than...

DIY alignment is easier and more accurate than one might think.

Always have redundant car support any time you crawl under a car.
I try to support my car in a manner such that it would not fall...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,703
Posted By 001mustang
...true... dyno data is a pretty good...

...true...

dyno data is a pretty good indicator for mod choices though.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,192
Posted By 001mustang
i've coated ceramic headers b4. i appreciate...

i've coated ceramic headers b4.
i appreciate the elbow grease required to polish to a nice sheen.
if i could get polished for similar price...that'd b my pick.

as far as durability...i prefer SS...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-07-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By 001mustang
i'm a wild and crazy guy. i fixed my NSS. i...

i'm a wild and crazy guy.
i fixed my NSS.
i keep a plug-in NSS jumper in car just in case; no fun when it fails at wrong time.
sorry but the jumper is plugged in now..so i just have to be smart...
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