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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-23-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By groho
+1 on the baking soda and hot water. You must...

+1 on the baking soda and hot water. You must neutralize the acid before doing anything else. If you catch this early enough you won't have to replace your battery tray. . .and fender apron. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-20-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By groho
I know there's a handful of bolts that penetrate...

I know there's a handful of bolts that penetrate into the water passages in the later 302, so identify the bolt(s) that do, and use thread sealer. You probably have a bolt that's rusted through and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-19-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 613
Posted By groho
Hey B, did you get them from Maier Racing, or...

Hey B, did you get them from Maier Racing, or Mike Maier Inc? Mike opened a new shop in Livermore, Maier Racing is the original family shop in Hayward.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-17-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By groho
update. . . conducted the ole smoke test this...

update. . . conducted the ole smoke test this last weekend, all is good! Some items will not function until the rest of the motor/trans is in place (neutral safety switch).

Something I tripped...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-05-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By groho
One question, you aren't saying whether your head...

One question, you aren't saying whether your head lights are on or off at the time. If your head lights are on, then it's one prob, if the head lights are off, then it's a different problem. look...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-02-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By groho
darn splash shields

Was aligning my doors and fenders one last time and noticed I needed to install the splash shields. Walked over to my bench to find the replacement rubber (less then 2yrs old) and 0 miles, had...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-30-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By groho
Hey, I resemble that remark about 66 coupes... ...

Hey, I resemble that remark about 66 coupes... two great cars, no budget, sounds like most of this forum. Throw us some pics of the F/B and let us be the judge :)
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-30-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By groho
be prepared to spend money on a good transmission...

be prepared to spend money on a good transmission and tracloc with 3:70 or better gears. A motor is nice, but you need something to back it up if you want a balanced car. On second thought, do what...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-26-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By groho
Need to add my two cents to this one. doing my...

Need to add my two cents to this one. doing my Borgeson swap with an IDITIT column, found a very critical issue. Rag joints and couplers are NOT created equal! IDITIT u-joint coupler is nearly...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-23-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By groho
Nice interior!

Nice interior!
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-23-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 891
Posted By groho
Curious, do your valve covers have a baffle? ...

Curious, do your valve covers have a baffle? That's the plate the sits under the PCV valve to keep oil from being sucked into the PCV and into the carb/intake. No baffle means you're sucking oil...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-23-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By groho
Wow. . . theres too many options and too many...

Wow. . . theres too many options and too many opinions for what you're asking. If the motor is out of the car, then take the time to go through it by pulling the pan and checking the bearing gaps to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-14-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By groho
You chose an excellent car to teach yourself...

You chose an excellent car to teach yourself mechanics. These cars are simple to work on with basic tools, have no computers or ECM, and lack much of the smog mandates. Have fun with it, and enjoy...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-13-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By groho
everything went together as expected, no...

everything went together as expected, no surprises. Removed the OE emergency switch and flasher harness and replaced it with the existing pigtail in the replacement harness. Waiting for lights to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-09-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By groho
Wow, I thought this was a place to share...

Wow, I thought this was a place to share information and feedback. Well, we like pictures right? maybe that'll help. On the center 65-66 OE Emerg Flasher Harness pic you'll see a spliced orange...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-07-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By groho
66 underdash wiring

FYI - have completed the rewiring on my 66 coupe using the factory style OE replacement harness in the eng, trunk, dash, etc. Made an interesting discovery that may help the rest of you folks. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-30-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By groho
flexibility and patience is key

My how things can take a turn when you don't expect it. I've farmed out some interior work while I was focused on paint and electrical. Had the rear seat and door panels reupholstered to match the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-30-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By groho
Absolutely! Especially if all the pieces are...

Absolutely! Especially if all the pieces are there, computer, harness, etc. Understand you'll need to get the appropriate adapters to make it fit your 66, like tranny cross member, drive line,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-26-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By groho
under dash wiring question

The rewire is going fine on my 66, thank goodness for schematics. Have a wire routing question, can't seem to get a clear idea from the drawings. What's the harness routing for the pass side...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-20-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,234
Posted By groho
That cam was only a comparison of the valve lifts...

That cam was only a comparison of the valve lifts between a flat tappet hyd cam and a hyd roller cam......didn't mean to scare anyone. The cams I've mentioned require a 2400 stall minimum and prob...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-20-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By groho
Also look at Ididit columns. The total cost for...

Also look at Ididit columns. The total cost for a tilt column, shaft and u-joint and vibration damper is around $800. Key note, there are two lengths in columns, a short column for rack and pinion...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-18-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By groho
try these guys. . ....

try these guys. . . .http://www.abspowerbrake.com/maincatalog_frameset010.html , page 83 of the catalog. They came recommended from Maier Racing, though he uses a high end pump. I bought a 13:1...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-18-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By groho
Add mine to that 5 year build. Thanks for...

Add mine to that 5 year build. Thanks for sticking with it, gives the rest of us hope.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-18-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,234
Posted By groho
I just put a set of AFR165's on mine, the smaller...

I just put a set of AFR165's on mine, the smaller chamber and a good head gasket will easily get you close to 10:1. Summit has a real good desktop compression calculator. There is a multitude of...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-03-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,161
Posted By groho
Some real stupid questions. . . . your door...

Some real stupid questions. . . . your door panels, I see the release lever moved down to the arm rest, how'd you accomplish that? next, where's the window crank? Last, what ya gonna do with your...
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