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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-08-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By bop11
Don't forget the newer one will have a rear sump...

Don't forget the newer one will have a rear sump which probably wont fit over the steering parts. So you need to change to a front sump, the old 302 pan fits the new engine, and you need to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-08-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By bop11
On early mustangs the front section of the master...

On early mustangs the front section of the master goes to the rear brakes and the rear to the front brakes. It is not a cross (one front and one rear) as on newer cars. I don't know what a 78 T...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-08-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By bop11
That is correct. With the transmission in...

That is correct. With the transmission in reverse rotate the bracket until the plunger is pushed in far enough to turn on the back-up lights plus a llitle for wear. It should not bottom out. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-05-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By bop11
This is how mine is ...

This is how mine is

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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-05-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By bop11
When you say it does not release, do you mean the...

When you say it does not release, do you mean the pads are tight against the disc or that you just can't see them move back? There is no return on disc pads. The pressure is released but the pads...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-25-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By bop11
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collapsible column from 68
Note corrugations on bottom of column. The...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-20-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By bop11
15 minutes is not long enough to boil out the...

15 minutes is not long enough to boil out the water that has collected in the oil from condensation. You need to drive it until it is thoroughly warmed up, and then another 15 to 20 nminutes ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By bop11
That pinched off tube is a heat tube from the...

That pinched off tube is a heat tube from the exhaust manifold. Inside that plastic circular housing is a bi-metal spring. When cold the spring holds the choke closed. As the exhaust manifold...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-19-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By bop11
You might want to think about changing to a short...

You might want to think about changing to a short shaft for one important reason. The steering is collapsible in a crash. The shorts came in late model '67 and beyond, early 67's had the solid...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-07-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By bop11
Just bugs me not to know what that stamping is.

Just bugs me not to know what that stamping is.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-07-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By bop11
Sounds more like the thermostat is stuck or the...

Sounds more like the thermostat is stuck or the fan belt has come off and you are over heating. Hot enough will tighten up the engine. Hot enough to self detonate the gas in the cylinder after...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-06-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By bop11
Engin number

I've searched a lot of post and Google'd many forums (car, truck etc.) for the answer to this but have not found the answer.
The 6 cyl. engine in our 67 was replaced with a post '87 302 engine. We...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-06-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By bop11
Since only the rear on one side was hot, it...

Since only the rear on one side was hot, it sounds like the self adjusters are not acting correctly. The dual brake system ( i think 67 was when they went to dual circuits) splits front and rear not...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-06-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By bop11
With out the answers for 67 Mustang302 it it hard...

With out the answers for 67 Mustang302 it it hard to trouble shoot. You should always have power into the dash.
First thought, if it doesn't crank, check the neutral switch. Even with manual you...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-27-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By bop11
If it won't start on starter fluid, ( you did not...

If it won't start on starter fluid, ( you did not say if it fired but I assume not) it must be ignition or valves. Since it ran for 10 minutes, I think you can rule out valves. If you have a...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 10-20-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 421,901
Posted By bop11
Grandson's Work

4 years effort from the yellow beast to the Red Rider I. He learned to weld with new floor and front damage. New Dash , He did the upholstery, re wiring, relocate the dip stick for the '88 302. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-15-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,867
Posted By bop11
In Ct. you need a Bill of Sale from the title...

In Ct. you need a Bill of Sale from the title holder. Only way the DMV knows it is not stolen. I had a Model A where the title holder was dead and had to have a notarized Bill from the estate....
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 10-13-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By bop11
Another thought, do you still have the original...

Another thought, do you still have the original resistor wire in the circuit to the coil? Is the coil original? Coils are made to run at 6-8 volts and straight 12 volts will overheat them causing...
Forum: Mustang II Section 10-02-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By bop11
Try an oil pan from an earlier classic Mustang. ...

Try an oil pan from an earlier classic Mustang. It has the sump in the front and may clear all your stuff. You will need to relocate the dip stick for the front sump. Almost all the front covers...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-02-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By bop11
Parts from Mustangbarn or other mustang supplier...

Parts from Mustangbarn or other mustang supplier of parts
Pressure hose $36
rebuilt Control valve $219
rebuilt cylinder $125 with core or new $127
Your parts totaled are $382
Add some...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 10-01-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By bop11
If you are in Texas where it is hot, could be...

If you are in Texas where it is hot, could be that the choke is over set. Try rotating the plastic case so that the choke comes on with less force or almost doesn't set all the way closed. With...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-01-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By bop11
Try a new flasher. It is different than the...

Try a new flasher. It is different than the hazard flasher. It is fed indirectly from the accessory terminal on the key switch via the fuse box but does not have a fuse. Black/green to fuse box...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 09-24-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By bop11
Electric choke or heat riser choke? If you pull...

Electric choke or heat riser choke? If you pull the air cleaner is the choke closed when cold? This sounds like a bad choke spring. If the cab had drained down, no amount of pumping the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-24-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By bop11
3.03 speedometer drive gear.

Has anyone ever pulled the back extension off a 3 speed while the tranny was in the car? Mine seems to have lost the spiral speedometer drive gear from the output shaft (not the driven gear on the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-15-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By bop11
Simplest is to drop in a post '86 carburetored...

Simplest is to drop in a post '86 carburetored 302 from a Ford truck. If you want fuel injections, get an after market system which doesn't require all the sensor connections. Front suspension...
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