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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-24-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By musicman8287
...and now I've broken the stock clutch quadrant....

...and now I've broken the stock clutch quadrant. AAUGH!
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-22-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By musicman8287
So I used dawson1112's diagram, as well as this...

So I used dawson1112's diagram, as well as this helpful link:
Autozone Duraspark Troubleshoot...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-22-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By musicman8287
Yes sir, and previous owner marked the...

Yes sir, and previous owner marked the distributor cap with paint pen as well.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-22-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By musicman8287
Thanks a bunch! That diagram is just what I...

Thanks a bunch! That diagram is just what I needed.
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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-21-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By musicman8287
Thanks man! I got it in, after sanding and filing...

Thanks man! I got it in, after sanding and filing the end down a little. Some research taught me that the chrome plating on tube could be the difference in whether it goes in or not. I tried and...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-21-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By musicman8287
No spark; 1983 Mustang GT

So I recently replaced clutch cable, oil pan dipstick tube, and installed new Ford Racing 9mm blue plug wires and motorcraft spark plugs. Car cranks fine and gets gas in carb, but I cannot get a...
Forum: Members Rides and Car Show Section 09-14-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By musicman8287
Thanks! Loving the forums, for sure. Learned a...

Thanks! Loving the forums, for sure. Learned a lot and continue to do so.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-13-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By musicman8287
Need Help Installing Dipstick Tube, car has short headers.

Hey everyone!

First off, thanks for all the help in these forums. Searching and reading helped me to remove a broken dipstick tube (flush sheared at block) with the "thread bolt, and hammer out...
Forum: Members Rides and Car Show Section 09-03-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By musicman8287
New air cleaner is definitely on the 'to buy'...

New air cleaner is definitely on the 'to buy' list.
Forum: Members Rides and Car Show Section 09-02-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By musicman8287
Congrats! Lookin' sharp.

Congrats! Lookin' sharp.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-02-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
Here ya go!...

Here ya go! (http://mustangforums.com/forum/members/musicman8287-albums-my-1983-mustang-gt.html)
Forum: Members Rides and Car Show Section 09-02-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By musicman8287
My New to Me '83 GT

Just bought my first mustang, an oldie no doubt. Found 'er on Craigslist. Pretty much good to go, just needs some minor work here and there, like the driver side window won't go up now. LOL.

Some...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-30-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
Talking Bought the car last night! Holy crap......

Bought the car last night!

Holy crap... after signing the title and forking over the $$$, went to leave. Put key in, turned, DEAD.

I about sh*t my pants. Like something out of a comedy movie. ...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-28-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
Good point. I'll look into that and see what I...

Good point. I'll look into that and see what I come up with. Thanks!
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-27-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
Further inspection has revealed an 8.8" with true...

Further inspection has revealed an 8.8" with true dual exhaust, put in by owner before this seller. Seems to have a cam as well. Nothing major, but def not stock.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-27-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
as far as I can tell, no, but maybe a slight one,...

as far as I can tell, no, but maybe a slight one, as I see no indication of major body work. I am bringing a buddy with to look at it one more time.

I'd say 1/2" maybe 3/4", but nothing major. Not...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-26-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
Yes, they appear to be the stock ones, like in...

Yes, they appear to be the stock ones, like in the picture link below.
http://mustangattitude.com/mustang/1983/1983_00013_02.jpg

Any idea on why passenger tire looks like it's further in fender?...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-25-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
So I went and looked at car again today. 2...

So I went and looked at car again today.

2 issues...

I noticed that the front passenger tire seems to be tucked inside further than the front driver side tire. In other words, it's like the...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-23-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
Talking Thanks again for your input, and some very valid...

Thanks again for your input, and some very valid points are made. Ultimately, I'll consider your arguments as I go and see the car again this weekend. Based on a lot of research here and all over the...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-22-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
Good question. Truth be told, I said high 12...

Good question.

Truth be told, I said high 12 sec as a general area for quickness and power, but I don't plan on taking it to the strip. Maybe once or twice, but not to drag race competitively. So...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-21-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
Thanks for the info! So if you can give a...

Thanks for the info!

So if you can give a guesstimate, what kind of money to get the '83 into mid to hi 12s?
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-21-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
photos...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/100703685@N08/
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-21-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By musicman8287
***Bought 'er!*** 1983 GT - Need advice, looking to buy.

I am interested in the 4 eyed mustangs, and there's this '83 GT 5spd not too far away from my home, here in South Carolina. I checked it out, and def plan to do a more thorough inspection on my 2nd...
Forum: 4 Cylinder General Discussion 08-07-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By musicman8287
Thanks for your thoughts. I hear ya. From what I...

Thanks for your thoughts. I hear ya. From what I saw it looked nice, so I was surprised to learn of salvage title.

What I have learned from a friend is this guy is retired, and has a house in the...
Forum: 4 Cylinder General Discussion 08-06-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By musicman8287
reldla1966 - I hear ya. I have been doing...

reldla1966 - I hear ya. I have been doing extensive homework and beginning to wonder if I should just look for the mustang with the motor and trans I want. I am very mechanically inclined and have...
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