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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-06-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By mushaus
Yes, I've read that the linkage that points down...

Yes, I've read that the linkage that points down for floor shifters are too long.

This is the correct part:...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-14-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By mushaus
I agree, I would do the steering and discs first....

I agree, I would do the steering and discs first. The discs are so much better than drums. It is one of the best mods I've done. I picked up spindles from eBay and installed the CSRP power setup.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-31-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By mushaus
The engine shouldn't be a problem with the right...

The engine shouldn't be a problem with the right motor mounts but the transmission might be depending on the shifter set up in the Mercury. If it is an automatic, the shift lever on the transmission...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-31-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,857
Posted By mushaus
Tilley, Did you ever get the answer to your...

Tilley,
Did you ever get the answer to your original questin: I have read in numerous places that the fan should be half in/half out of the shroud for optimum cooling...why?

I'm curios too...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-17-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By mushaus
I put mine in from the rear and didn't touch the...

I put mine in from the rear and didn't touch the heater box. I came in from the middle of the dash, then worked it over to the glove box opening. It was a pain....it would be easier to fold the box...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-01-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By mushaus
What is your exhaust....Duals? headers? size...

What is your exhaust....Duals? headers? size tubes? Do you have a cam? Sounds like the carb is too big unless you have some of these other mods.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-24-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 848
Posted By mushaus
You would have vapor lock with the fuel line but...

You would have vapor lock with the fuel line but not with a vacuum line, right?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-11-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By mushaus
You will need the following front steering parts:...

You will need the following front steering parts:
Drag Link (center link)
Inner and outer tie rods
Tie rod adjusters
Idler arm
Pitman Arm
The 65, 66 spindles are also different than the 67
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-03-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By mushaus
PReal, you could be right about the CAP but I do...

PReal, you could be right about the CAP but I do think I need to replace the stock alternator. I'm running 500 watts RMS, so according to fakesnakes calculation (500/12 = 42 amps) there wouldn't be...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-03-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By mushaus
After reading the information on the M.A.D....

After reading the information on the M.A.D. Enterprises I was planning to purchase a 100 amp, externally regulated (just like stock but with more amps). I was on the Mustangs Unlimited site poking...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-02-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By mushaus
Interesting stuff on the M.A.D. website. His...

Interesting stuff on the M.A.D. website. His arguments make alot of sense to me.

Thanks!!
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-02-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By mushaus
Norm, I installed a sub amp rated at 200w RMS and...

Norm, I installed a sub amp rated at 200w RMS and a 4 channel amp with 300w RMS.

Good idea about the capacitor. I've looked into these a little but didn't know they would remove noise as well...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-01-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By mushaus
fakesnakes, yes, I ran a 4ga wire to supply the...

fakesnakes, yes, I ran a 4ga wire to supply the Amplifiers and hooked it up as you mentioned. I was wondering about running a bigger Alternator using the original Alternator wiring and Voltage...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-01-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By mushaus
Should I replace Alternator after Installing Amplifiers???

I recently installed a two 400 watt amplifiers in my trunk. My current alternator has 55 amps so I'm thinking it should be replaced.

Is there a way to determine how many amps are needed? Are...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-23-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By mushaus
On my 66, the flasher for the turn signal was...

On my 66, the flasher for the turn signal was attached to a clip on the drivers side fresh air vent. So the description "it is behind the instrument panel near the steering column" would be about...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-05-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,147
Posted By mushaus
Shop Manual says 12 - 16 ft lbs for the pan. I'm...

Shop Manual says 12 - 16 ft lbs for the pan. I'm not sure about the filter. Might be the "Screen & Lwr. to Upper Valve Body 40 - 55 Inch lbs". I don't think the filter has to be very tight so 8 -...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-28-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By mushaus
With 7" wide wheels you are going to need about 4...

With 7" wide wheels you are going to need about 4 - 4.25 backspace. The spacers will change the amount of backspace that you will need. Just add the width of the spacer to 4 - 4.25 inches (spacers...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-22-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By mushaus
Originally my 66 was equipped with an AM radio...

Originally my 66 was equipped with an AM radio and a single 4X10 speaker in the dash. It did not have any speakers in the package tray from the factory. I think you could get 5X7s in the package...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-20-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,204
Posted By mushaus
Yeah, I picked up a MTX 4 channel amp for 40% off...

Yeah, I picked up a MTX 4 channel amp for 40% off from Circuit City too!! Definately worth the trip if you have one close.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-11-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By mushaus
Mustangs Unlimited has a Drum Power Brake Booster...

Mustangs Unlimited has a Drum Power Brake Booster / MC for $400. Adding a Power Brake booster will not make you call stop better, it will just make the pedal easier to push. You will still have the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-08-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By mushaus
+1 on Valvoline VR-1 10W-30

+1 on Valvoline VR-1 10W-30
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-21-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By mushaus
On a 66 the V8 Idler Arm, Pitman Arm, Center...

On a 66 the V8 Idler Arm, Pitman Arm, Center Link, Inner and Outer tie rods are different. I'm not sure about your year. Did you need to change any these when you installed the Disc Brakes?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-09-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By mushaus
I tried some Grab-A-Track mid-eye 4 leaf and my...

I tried some Grab-A-Track mid-eye 4 leaf and my car sat too high. When I took them back the guy said they've had some problems with consistency in the spring rates.

I have 16" 205 55 tires...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-09-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By mushaus
Yeah, it does seem high but that is what I paid...

Yeah, it does seem high but that is what I paid for mine a few months ago from a local Mustang parts place.

I bought another pair on eBay a couple years ago and they were advertised as Mustang...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-01-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By mushaus
On my 66, the parking lights turn off when the...

On my 66, the parking lights turn off when the headlights come on as well. I'm fairly certain this is the way they are supposed to operate on a 66.
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