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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-24-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By racer_dave
If I remember right, they don't start to build...

If I remember right, they don't start to build the shocks until the order comes in. I don't think they keep them on the shelf since they basically build custom, not assembly line. The place I get my...
Forum: Mustang II Section 02-17-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By racer_dave
fastbackford351- yeah too bad we couldn't save...

fastbackford351- yeah too bad we couldn't save the first car, but as a Dad I couldn't go on with it. But the new fastback is really solid, and she'll be on the road this summer with her own Mustang...
Forum: Mustang II Section 02-11-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By racer_dave
Sooooo... In the immortal words of Dr. McCoy on...

Sooooo... In the immortal words of Dr. McCoy on STAR TREK - 'He's dead Jim'

What's that mean??? Well, the deeper we got into the stripping of the black fastback the more rust I found in the front...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-19-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,421
Posted By racer_dave
Wow, 50%- glad you're getting the lawyer...

Wow, 50%- glad you're getting the lawyer involved. Don't let them screw with you. Oh, and AFTER its all settled- change agents. When mine pissed me off he lost out on all my policies, two houses,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-17-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,421
Posted By racer_dave
Yeah, be careful there too. With the big...

Yeah, be careful there too. With the big companies they go by book value unless you have something to override it. In my case, according to their 'book' my daily driver 67 fastback 4sp is worth 2900....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-15-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,421
Posted By racer_dave
You should, but the insurance companies will push...

You should, but the insurance companies will push for cheaper shops. They may also try to base the repair amounts on lower quality parts. Just be very careful. A lot will depend on the relationship...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,421
Posted By racer_dave
It should be fixable. Do NOT let the insurance...

It should be fixable. Do NOT let the insurance company specify the repair place. They will try. Get your repair estimates from a restorer or a body shop used to dealing with older cars. Luckily, all...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-21-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By racer_dave
I'm in Michigan and used to live in Buffalo- I...

I'm in Michigan and used to live in Buffalo- I have no point of reference for this place called 'California' Where there is an ambient temperature that is considered 'hot' :-)
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By racer_dave
You're not helping it by starting it once a...

You're not helping it by starting it once a month, you're hurting it. If you're not going to drive it then set it up to store it for the off season. By starting it you're burning off the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-11-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By racer_dave
^^^ agree with most of that. It overheated due to...

^^^ agree with most of that. It overheated due to the extra strain on the engine. Never believe the cfm rating on fans. They are not accurate since they are measured in very controlled scenarios,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-21-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By racer_dave
engine porn = good

engine porn = good
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By racer_dave
cool.

cool.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-16-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By racer_dave
What has been seen, cannot be unseen :(

What has been seen, cannot be unseen :(
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-14-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,001
Posted By racer_dave
So you came on a mustang board, with info about a...

So you came on a mustang board, with info about a Nissan and replied to a thread that was 7 years old??? How'd that come up on a search query?

Welcome to the group?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-14-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By racer_dave
I bought a huge tube of Comp cams lube years ago....

I bought a huge tube of Comp cams lube years ago. Seriously, this thing was huge, would make an elephant turn green with envy.... It is red... use it for everything, race engines, mower engines,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-10-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By racer_dave
Bummer. I'd go through Ebay before I did anything...

Bummer. I'd go through Ebay before I did anything to the car. Picture everything and then compare it to the add and show all of the discrepancies. Send it all through Ebay claims/conflict resolution....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-03-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,702
Posted By racer_dave
On my pavement car I can go 2 weeks on it without...

On my pavement car I can go 2 weeks on it without seeing dirt buildup on the carb (unless they lay down a bunch of speedy-dri for some reason). On a dirt car it gets done every week and I keep a...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-03-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,702
Posted By racer_dave
- - I honestly don't know since I've never used a...

- - I honestly don't know since I've never used a 'K&N Type'. I used K&N or dry paper.

If you're getting as much dust as you say then I'd try outerwear and dry paper filter. I equate it to running...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-02-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,702
Posted By racer_dave
I love my K&N for the race cars and quarter...

I love my K&N for the race cars and quarter midgets, but they don't belong on street cars (Sorry K&N). Yes they are better if properly maintained, but that's the hitch. They need to be oiled...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-30-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,702
Posted By racer_dave
^^^ Yup- K&N filters are made for racers. meaning...

^^^ Yup- K&N filters are made for racers. meaning they should be cleaner/dried/re-oiled often. How often? Mine gets cleaned and re-oiled every week. or about 100 miles. It is labor intensive and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-23-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,035
Posted By racer_dave
glad to see some progress. Congrats on the...

glad to see some progress. Congrats on the addition to the fam!!!
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-23-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,763
Posted By racer_dave
Girl. you ain't right! But since I care, and you...

Girl. you ain't right! But since I care, and you need the therapy, PM me your address. I've got 3 fenders, 4 doors, a decklid, a hatchback and two hoods to send to you :)
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-22-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,763
Posted By racer_dave
urge to block sand!!! WTF? nobody has the 'urge'...

urge to block sand!!! WTF? nobody has the 'urge' to block sand unless they are really in withdrawal... Must... work... on... cars...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-10-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By racer_dave
do not go to Midas! EVER!!!!!!!! Had a friend...

do not go to Midas! EVER!!!!!!!! Had a friend that worked at one and all they did was coach all employees on the upsell. Ask the local Mustang or classic car club. They will know the good shops to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-10-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,512
Posted By racer_dave
Judging from the pictures I think the color was...

Judging from the pictures I think the color was call Acapulco Blue.
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