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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-30-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By guitarman376
I am going to assume you doused the bushing with...

I am going to assume you doused the bushing with chassis lube already. Rubber bushings bind, more so when new.
If I was you, I would snug up all the suspension fasteners now, and torque them...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-27-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By guitarman376
From where did you find the replacement LCA's?...

From where did you find the replacement LCA's? Sounds like a manufacturing flaw to me. Sounds like the internal metal part of the bushing is too long relative to the rubber bushing.
I don't think...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-22-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By guitarman376
I was right...thanks anyway

I was right...thanks anyway
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-22-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By guitarman376
My understanding is that the gauge gets grounded...

My understanding is that the gauge gets grounded on one side, and the other side attaches in line with the dimmer. Please correct me if I am wrong!
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-22-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By guitarman376
Quick Electrical Question

Hi all, I am hooking up a mechanical oil pressure gauge and I would like the backlight to operate with the headlight dimmer switch just like the dash/radio etc. The radio seems like the best place to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-22-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By guitarman376
My setup is different than yours, but with my...

My setup is different than yours, but with my 351w 2v hot starting issues were solved by flooring the gas pedal and holding it WOT while cranking. Just be ready to release the throttle. I doubt that...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-18-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
I want an adjustable throttle bracket setup with...

I want an adjustable throttle bracket setup with dual return springs. I ordered one from AED that fit, except that it didn't accept the 69's throttle cable. I have been reading and discovered that I...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-17-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
So I ordered a billet throttle linkage kit from...

So I ordered a billet throttle linkage kit from AED. It mounted and the springs worked fine, however the throttle cable bracket was incorrect for my application. I looked at a few different sites,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-14-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By guitarman376
How recently installed were the springs before...

How recently installed were the springs before the alignment was done? If the car had new springs, settling can cause toe issues.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-13-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
I am a first timer with setting up a new...

I am a first timer with setting up a new carburetor and intake system, so I of course don't have some parts I need. Soon I will be purchasing an adjustable throttle cable bracket. I though I could...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-09-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
I must have misunderstood line 4 here.

I must have misunderstood line 4 here.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-08-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
I don't know how to answer the question about...

I don't know how to answer the question about safe for how long. I imagine with upgraded rods/pistons/hardware, roller valvetrain, and good heads I could run 6000rpm MAX all day long. I really try to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-07-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
I omit the transmission costs because those are...

I omit the transmission costs because those are not the motor and are things I already planned on doing when money and time come around.
I agree with the part about the rod bolts, and really wish I...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-03-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
Wow I didn't know the factory induction setup has...

Wow I didn't know the factory induction setup has TWO lines going to exhaust. I know the clothed one is for the choke, what does this other one do? It's connected to the carb via rubber hose which...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-01-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
Maybe I will do cam after that though...I have...

Maybe I will do cam after that though...I have been trying to research what off the shelf grinds will work with a stock 69 351w, I am concerned with PTV clearance and the only thing I know I want is...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-01-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
Good to hear from you booger. I haven't upgraded...

Good to hear from you booger. I haven't upgraded the cam and don't plan to for awhile, the car needs exhaust! Still running the factory single setup! As soon as this swap is complete, I will be...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-01-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
Hey guys, so I have been painting lots of small...

Hey guys, so I have been painting lots of small parts and whatnot so that more of the engine pieces match each other after the intake swap, and realized I didn't notice one vacuum fitting on the side...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-31-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By guitarman376
For the clutch pedal I would recommend a master...

For the clutch pedal I would recommend a master cylinder kit like modern driveline sells. Should be easy to install and have great feel. Their slave cylinder or one with the same bore diameter should...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-27-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
My carb came, looks pretty awesome and it is not...

My carb came, looks pretty awesome and it is not heavy. Unfortunately it was missing some hardware and I will be exchanging it, but everything looked pretty good on these summit carbs. I aligned my 4...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-27-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
I read that inserting brass female fittings into...

I read that inserting brass female fittings into the intake ports (1 for water temp sensor, one for manifold vacuum, and one for heater hose) will prevent the fluid/vacuum fittings from seizing in...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-27-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
If you look under 351w you'll see what I'm...

If you look under 351w you'll see what I'm talking about.
http://www.edelbrock.com/automotive/mc/manifolds/ford/performer-rpm-289.shtml

The new intakes don't have as many bolts as the old one...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-26-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
I just didn't realize that the new intake...

I just didn't realize that the new intake eliminates the need for 2 bolts on each side of the intake (4 total). Instead of 16, you use 12.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-25-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
Ok panic over I guess, says right on there...

Ok panic over I guess, says right on there website will work with 16 bolt intakes. So I guess I ignore the ones they eliminated and run the 16 bolt gaskets.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-25-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
Ok so I think summit either sent me the wrong...

Ok so I think summit either sent me the wrong intake or their application charts are wrong, because I checked before I ordered and just checked again. There are 2 more bolts per side on the oe intake...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-21-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,531
Posted By guitarman376
I will slowly try and update this thread...

I will slowly try and update this thread throughout the intake/carb swap process. I am slowly "blacking out" my engine bay, so I am painting the intake and some small items black. So far it has come...
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