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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-15-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 408
Posted By bop11
Remember, by today's standards a 289 2 barrel...

Remember, by today's standards a 289 2 barrel with a 3 speed automatic is going to be a sort of a slug. That's why the market is so great for upgrades. Run some fuel cleaner through it as it...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 01-11-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By bop11
If you go with the F150, the original shifter may...

If you go with the F150, the original shifter may have been on the column. In that case the extension housing on the back of the transmission will not have the mounts for the floor shift and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-06-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By bop11
I believe the red covered wire is the output. ...

I believe the red covered wire is the output. Many times the internal wiring is soldered directly to the post and the fact that you can turn it might indicate the connection is broken. The...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-06-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By bop11
Might depend on what the motor is. 6 cyl, 302,...

Might depend on what the motor is. 6 cyl, 302, special, etc.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-05-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By bop11
DON'T PULL the battery cable off with the engine...

DON'T PULL the battery cable off with the engine running! This will surely destroy the diodes in your brand new alternator. You should check the battery with a hydrometer. A reading above 1.275...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-01-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By bop11
Speedo drive

We have a 67 coupe that originally came with a 6 cyl and a three speed. The previous owner dropped an '87 302 into it but still retained the 3 speed. Tried to put a new speedometer drive in and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-08-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
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: 419
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: 261
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: 261
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: 419
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: 382
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: 545
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: 409
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: 382
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: 278
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: 430
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: 278
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: 430
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: 365
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: 328
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: 1,103
Views: 424,977
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: 1,967
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: 427
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: 868
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...
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