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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 01-17-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
I'm going to install an adjustable fuel pressure...

I'm going to install an adjustable fuel pressure regulator on it soon. I currently
believe that the stock fuel pressure regulator is somewhat overwhelmed because
the car is running fuel rich. You...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 01-17-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
No turbo or supercharger. Just a fresh 308 with a...

No turbo or supercharger. Just a fresh 308 with a trickflow streetburner top end. ...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 01-16-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
Fuel pump question

I replaced the stock fuel pump in my 90 LX with a 155LPH (41 GPH) fuel pump thinking it would be more then sufficient for my stock fuel rail with 24lb. injectors.. I understand that 39psi is...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-10-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
What ALMOST STOCK said.

What ALMOST STOCK said.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-10-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
Vacuum line at the EGR valve made no difference...

Vacuum line at the EGR valve made no difference for my rough idle.

Did you rotate the sensor body on the mass air flow body? I ask because I rotated the whole MAF body in the rubber hoses but it...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-09-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
Yeah, after thinking about it...... I'm in Texas...

Yeah, after thinking about it...... I'm in Texas and my 5.0 is 25 years old next year so no more emissions test for me. His is a 95 and the laws wherever he may live are probably different. So do...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-09-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
Why do you feel this way? You don't need to...

Why do you feel this way?

You don't need to put that stuff back on your car. Remove the air bypass, air diverter, all the hoses to and from those, plug the holes on the back of the cylinder heads...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-09-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
I did after verifying the vacuum lines were...

I did after verifying the vacuum lines were correct (incorrectly correct) find a vacuum line that came off of my NEW EGR valve on the throttle body so I reconnected it. I will have to wait until I...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-09-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
Yes, it's even etched 24# on the information...

Yes, it's even etched 24# on the information plate on the mass air sensor.

and...... yes new hose was used, I spent almost $3000 on that kit so $10 worth of hose was a no brainer.:)
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-09-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
This diagram is exactly how my engine vacuum is...

This diagram is exactly how my engine vacuum is set up....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-07-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
I removed all that stuff from my car without...

I removed all that stuff from my car without issue. Don't forget to plug your open vacuum lines after removal.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-07-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
Tuner/tuning/dyno question...

Ok, I bought and installed this top end kit http://www.latemodelrestoration.com/item/TFS-K514350370B/1987-93-Mustang-50L-Trick-Flow-Street-Burner-Top-End-Kit-Blk on my 1990 5.0 Notch with a fresh...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-27-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
Now that I think about it I did not put any kind...

Now that I think about it I did not put any kind of lubricant on the sleeve during reassembly. Should I have lubed it with something? If so what? Some sort of graphite spray?
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-27-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
The cable wasn't and hasn't been anywhere near...

The cable wasn't and hasn't been anywhere near the header except for the normal position.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-27-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
It's a stock cable. The throw out bearing and...

It's a stock cable. The throw out bearing and sleeve are new.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-27-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
Any ideas or suggestions?

Any ideas or suggestions?
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-27-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
Transmission/clutch question

Hello and Happy Thanksgiving.

Story line: Got the 1990 5.0 notch back together after a 2 month engine tear down and rebuild.
Installed new trickflow top end kit on a fresh 308 block, new clutch,...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-20-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
Question

I bought this radiator/elec fan kit http://www.latemodelrestoration.com/item/SVE-8005AK/1979-93-Mustang-Aluminum-Radiator-Fan-Assembly from latemodelrestoration.com. I have to hook up an ignition key...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-03-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
I'm pretty confident that it is neither of those...

I'm pretty confident that it is neither of those issues. This is a definite metal on metal noise.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-03-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
dawson1112, Do you mean the pilot bearing? ...

dawson1112,

Do you mean the pilot bearing?

I'm not sure what kind of clutch was installed in the car prior to me buying it.

I recently had the tires/wheels balanced and rotated but didn't...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-03-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
And.... The noise in not inside the car for...

And....

The noise in not inside the car for sure. When driving by yards with fences in my neighborhood it echos back to the car. It sounds like metal on metal when it happens but its a rotating...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-03-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
It is a manual. That's what I'm leaning...

It is a manual.

That's what I'm leaning towards to dawson1112. I'm not 100% sure but it seems to make sense.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-02-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
Noise......driving me crazy

Hello,

I have a 1990 Mustang LX 5.0 Notchback that has a noise that I can't pinpoint. The noise sounds like 2 large washers rattling on a bolt but at the same time it sounds like a rotating noise....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-01-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
The stims are for attaching a bundle or spark...

The stims are for attaching a bundle or spark plug wires to the valve covers to keep them away from the headers. From the factory you car had a device that held 3 to 4 spark plug wires and that...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-01-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,149
Posted By SWGSSSlacker
So.... I have a 1990 Notchback without cats,...

So....
I have a 1990 Notchback without cats, it still has the smog pump and all its plumbing and is currently being driven by the serpentine belt. If I totally remove the smop pump and go with a...
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