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Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 05-20-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By bop11
Don't forget the condenser across the power line...

Don't forget the condenser across the power line to quiet radio squeal from the alternator. It is usually down on the regulator.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-20-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By bop11
Have you checked the fuel line? The metal line...

Have you checked the fuel line? The metal line may be crimped some where. The rubber line connectors can disintegrate inside or they can get sucked closed by the fuel pump. If the tank breather...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-19-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By bop11
Sorry, somehow lost the words doesn't move the...

Sorry, somehow lost the words doesn't move the needle all the way up the bi-metal or the windings are bad.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-19-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By bop11
I believe the early mustangs used a bi metal...

I believe the early mustangs used a bi metal strip to move the needle. If grounding the sender wire at the gauge (yellow-white , i think) doesn't move the needle all the way up the bi-metal or the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-12-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By bop11
The shop destroyed the bearings in the speedo. ...

The shop destroyed the bearings in the speedo. It will need to be replaced or rebuilt.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-12-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By bop11
The Mustang does not have a real frame. It is a...

The Mustang does not have a real frame. It is a sheet metal fold up and as such is a very poor conductor. You need a wire ground from the battery to the engine block. The solenoid is just a...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-07-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By bop11
It is different if you have an ammeter than if...

It is different if you have an ammeter than if you just have an indicator light.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-07-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By bop11
keep checking. If it get higher you have a...

keep checking. If it get higher you have a water ingress problem, either gasket or block. Has the dipstick been modified? Having too much oil can cause problems with bearings and seals,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-06-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By bop11
The output of the constant voltage regulator...

The output of the constant voltage regulator should be about 5-6 volts. The original regulator was a bi-metal strip that bent when current flowed through a wire wrapped around it similar to a turn...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-05-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By bop11
For alternator, I mean the regulator under the...

For alternator, I mean the regulator under the hood in the engine compartment.
The gauges, temp, Oil pressure, gas gauge and others, if you have them, have one side tied to the constant voltage...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-04-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By bop11
Alternator problem is in the regulator. There...

Alternator problem is in the regulator. There is a cutout relay that keeps this from happening. Either it is wired incorrectly or the contacts are welded together.
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 05-01-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By bop11
Does it have disc brakes? If so maybe someone...

Does it have disc brakes? If so maybe someone did a change for Granada parts, spindles and others. IF so, the tapers are different and need inserts. They may have used the Granada upper and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-01-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By bop11
Another suggestion dry lubricants Slip-Plate from...

Another suggestion dry lubricants Slip-Plate from Superior Graphite (www.slipplate.com), ZepDryMoly, McKay's graphite, SLIP Plate from superior graphite (item 1022). Some people Parkerize the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-28-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By bop11
Other thought, buy a used 302 from the 80's. If...

Other thought, buy a used 302 from the 80's. If you want carbureted get one from a Bronco or other Ford truck, and install. Many people have done this so parts are easy. You will have to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-27-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By bop11
Make sure you don't loose those T-bolts! They...

Make sure you don't loose those T-bolts! They are almost impossible to find.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-27-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By bop11
The pink wire probably failed and someone...

The pink wire probably failed and someone replaced the resistance wire with the ballast resistor as jwog666 indicated. If you run without the ballast, you will boil the tar in the coil and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-27-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By bop11
First, I think you mean straight 6 not a V6. ...

First, I think you mean straight 6 not a V6. Why do you think it needs to be rebuilt? Does it; burn oil, make oil, or make a terrible racket? If not maybe it just needs service. 5 years on...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-24-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By bop11
here is the light switch for a 67, I don't think...

here is the light switch for a 67, I don't think it changed
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-24-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By bop11
Sounds like the choke is not closed for cold...

Sounds like the choke is not closed for cold start. If you pump the gas while starting and continue pumping, does it run? If the choke is not closed, it will die as soon as it uses up the fuel on...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-24-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By bop11
Ford changed to the collapsible column 1/2 way...

Ford changed to the collapsible column 1/2 way through the 67 model year so what pedal do you need to change? Our 67, originally with a 6cyl 3 speed stick, manual steering has the collapsible...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-15-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
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: 193
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: 248
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: 156
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: 126
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...
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