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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) Yesterday, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By groho
If its your tail lights, put the red LED bulb in....

If its your tail lights, put the red LED bulb in. I just did mine and it is noticeably better. The one thing that doesn't help is the reflective properties of the bucket, there are none. A chrome...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-16-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By groho
66 coupe - tortoise mode updates

Just wanted to share some updates, making slow progress. God how I wish I was rich and could pay someone to do all this. . . .

Got the one piece headliner from MustangtoFear. The fit was good,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-09-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By groho
My suggestion, since red usually means power, and...

My suggestion, since red usually means power, and the NSS is fed and returned on the same color wire, I would short the two black wires to each other and turn your ignition switch on (when you're...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-06-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By groho
wrapping headers introduces condensation and...

wrapping headers introduces condensation and water, and eventually wroughts your headers. Jethot or ceramic coatings are more then sufficient to protect the header. How hot can they get, bright...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-06-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By groho
try speedometer o-ring and dip stick tube o-ring.

try speedometer o-ring and dip stick tube o-ring.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-05-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By groho
OK, first, check your parts and crank to...

OK, first, check your parts and crank to determine if you truly need to go completely through the motor. I opened my motor (66 coupe, 289, 2v) to find it was a recently rebuilt '68 302, and bearing...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-05-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By groho
You're in luck I just finished my wiring on my 66...

You're in luck I just finished my wiring on my 66 coupe, you should have two connectors with two wires each, one set is for the ignition and the other is for the reverse lights. Black/red stripe is...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-23-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
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, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
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, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 659
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, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
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, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
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, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
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, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
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, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
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, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
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, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By groho
Nice interior!

Nice interior!
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-23-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 976
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, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
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, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
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, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
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) 01-08-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
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, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
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, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
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, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
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,...
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