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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-26-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By bop11
There are also battery mats available for this...

There are also battery mats available for this problem. They soak and neutralize any acid that gets down there.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-26-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 809
Posted By bop11
If the core is clean a good radiator shop can put...

If the core is clean a good radiator shop can put a top and bottom on it fairly cheaply.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-23-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By bop11
Wrong forum, this is classic forum.

Wrong forum, this is classic forum.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-23-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By bop11
The caps are vented, so they are leaking or the...

The caps are vented, so they are leaking or the battery has a vent tube like motorcycles. If they were not vented, the battery would explode from built up hydrogen from the charging. In normal...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-20-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By bop11
I see Mustangbarn has available a whole series of...

I see Mustangbarn has available a whole series of drive and driven gears as do many other suppliers. and different driven gears can be used with the a single drive gear.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-19-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By bop11
You need to match the gear on the end of the...

You need to match the gear on the end of the speedo cable with the one on the tail shaft. You can't change only one. To change the one on the tail shaft you need to drop the drive shaft (4nuts on...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-16-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By bop11
Seems to me, if I remember, the radio light...

Seems to me, if I remember, the radio light worked with the rest of the dash lights. That way you could brighten it and dim it along with everything else. Since the radio goes off with the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-13-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By bop11
Be very careful with that long bolt in the...

Be very careful with that long bolt in the alternator. It is prone to break at the first thread in the head. An impact driver might be a better choice over a breaker bar.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-12-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By bop11
Don't know best, but you might want one anyway. ...

Don't know best, but you might want one anyway. It is tough getting in under the column with my 10D's and they are not that big.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-12-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By bop11
Hope you are disconnecting the ground negative...

Hope you are disconnecting the ground negative side. Always negative first so the wrench doesn't short out to the chasis.
Put an amp meter between the battery and the lead to see how much current...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-11-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By bop11
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When they come loose (or off), the upper portion will rock and feel...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-10-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By bop11
If you hear the starter spinning, the starter...

If you hear the starter spinning, the starter pinion gear is not engaging the flywheel gear. Try jumping with a good battery. If the battery is low it will not throw out the pinion far enough to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-09-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By bop11
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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-15-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,565
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: 10
Views: 528
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: 128
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: 175
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: 173
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: 111
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: 556
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: 426
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: 282
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: 282
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: 426
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: 424
Posted By bop11
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collapsible column from 68
Note corrugations on bottom of column. The...
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