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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By groho
BTW, add a cooler on the low pressure return side...

BTW, add a cooler on the low pressure return side if you plan to track it.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By groho
I'll offer what I know about P/S kits which might...

I'll offer what I know about P/S kits which might fill a thimble. Check with C1 to see if they offer a KRC pump or the bracket for a KRC pump. KRC has a multitude of adapters, pulleys, and pumps to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-14-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By groho
The biggest lesson I learned 40 years ago. ....

The biggest lesson I learned 40 years ago. . .never have a proj car as your only transportation. Best advise, go buy an inexpensive reliable first car, learn the basics, tune-ups, tire-changes, oil...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-08-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,127
Posted By groho
I'm seriously considering tossing my custom...

I'm seriously considering tossing my custom inserts for those TMI panels. Don't get me started on that upholstery shop, lets just say there's a difference of opinion on the color and workmanship. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-08-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By groho
I feel your pain! Changing the ride height...

I feel your pain! Changing the ride height really screws up the process. Traditionally the trans output is higher than the pinion input so achieving the appropriate angles is fairly simple and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-30-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By groho
You got something there, wow, 65 vert! texas is...

You got something there, wow, 65 vert! texas is known for its thunderstorms, so I'd take a min and inspect the underside of your convertible to make sure nothing is rusted through. The vert's have...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-25-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
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: 127
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: 179
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: 226
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: 132
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: 432
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: 179
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: 192
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: 256
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: 699
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: 372
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: 199
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: 111
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: 574
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: 286
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: 363
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: 413
Posted By groho
Nice interior!

Nice interior!
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-23-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,008
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: 287
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...
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