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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-15-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By bop11
The old Ford tach are series tachs and goes...

The old Ford tach are series tachs and goes between the ignition switch and the ballast resistor or wire not directly on the + side of the coil. The pink wire(resistance wire) is needed to make it...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-14-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By bop11
You mean the bottoms of the wheels are further...

You mean the bottoms of the wheels are further apart than the tops? How much 1/4 inch 1 inch, 4 inches? If only a small amount, it may be shim adjustments which an alignment shop can do. If...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-13-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By bop11
The tach output is a series of pulses, as long as...

The tach output is a series of pulses, as long as the EFI and the electronic tach have a high input resistance, and they should have or they would affect the ignition, you can splice a wire into the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-06-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By bop11
You must tighten the fitting at the master...

You must tighten the fitting at the master cylinder and then bleed the system at the slave. It will take some time to bleed as you need to push the fluid into the slave bleeder.. Loosen the slave...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-31-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By bop11
Removing the battery cable with the engine...

Removing the battery cable with the engine running is a sure way to blow the alternator diodes. It sounds as if the bendix kick in coil on the starter is shorted or the starter brushes are worn to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-25-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 283
Posted By bop11
Most old mustang horn work on the hot side of the...

Most old mustang horn work on the hot side of the horn not the ground side. Many cars have power to one side of the horn, then the other side goes to the button which connect it to ground when you...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-24-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By bop11
Electric Choke? Clean the spring Exhaust...

Electric Choke? Clean the spring
Exhaust riser choke? Broken heat tube allowing exhaust into choke body needs cleaning and repair.
Per Mach428 clean the fast idle cam bushing check for wear....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-20-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By bop11
From a mechanical engineering stand point, (40...

From a mechanical engineering stand point, (40 years), I think that if you do #2 what will happen is that the loop in the seat will actually rip the top of the seat. If this happens it would give...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 03-18-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By bop11
I have seen those books at the Mustang Barn, in...

I have seen those books at the Mustang Barn, in Souderton PA. They should be on the WEB.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-18-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By bop11
Are you planning on racing this vehicle or...

Are you planning on racing this vehicle or driving around Boston? Where did you get this information? Anything that will keep you from crashing into the steering wheel and windshield is an...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-13-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 802
Posted By bop11
Find another engine builder.

Find another engine builder.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-10-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By bop11
Do what we did in the 60's, leave the kids home. ...

Do what we did in the 60's, leave the kids home. No seat belts in many cars. Back in the 50's we rode behind the 3rd seat in the Country Squire so my dad couldn't reach us with his long arm.
I...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-26-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
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, 02:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,265
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, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By bop11
Wrong forum, this is classic forum.

Wrong forum, this is classic forum.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-23-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
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, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
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, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
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, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
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, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
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, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
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, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
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, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
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, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
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, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By bop11
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