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Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By bop11
It is fairly easy to remove the door latch once...

It is fairly easy to remove the door latch once the inner panel is removed. 3 screws and unhook the rods. No need to remove the window or anything else. Of course small hands would help, but I...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By bop11
Check that the coolant level in the radiator has...

Check that the coolant level in the radiator has not gone down. The transmission coolant pipe in the radiator can crack and allow antifreeze into the transmission fluid. Also check that one of...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By bop11
Having a classic Mustang should not cost you $400...

Having a classic Mustang should not cost you $400 a month for service, as Fastback said, if you drop $13k on the purchase. Remember, these cars were originally bought by secretaries and other...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) Today, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By bop11
Since there is no click, check solenoid, Is...

Since there is no click, check solenoid, Is there 12 volts at the battery side of the solenoid when someone turns the key to start? No? battery not good enough, this is extreme since there is...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) Yesterday, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By bop11
Engine, radiator,shocks, tires, front wheel...

Engine, radiator,shocks, tires, front wheel bearings and spindles, alternator, power steering, brakes and brake components, Hood, wiring, plastic grill and ornamentation to start with.
Hope your...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By bop11
Have you checked for bent shocks? They could be...

Have you checked for bent shocks? They could be holding the arms up. The 66 and earlier had camber adjusted by shims under the upper A arm. Later 'stangs had an eccentric on the lower A-arm. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-31-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By bop11
It was an advertising gimmick. Lubed for Life,...

It was an advertising gimmick. Lubed for Life, or Lifetime Lube or something like that. I remember we all laughed back then and pulled the plugs which were just little bolts and put in the zerks. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-17-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By bop11
Have you checked the choke? Electric or heat...

Have you checked the choke? Electric or heat tube? Any loss of antifreeze, or sweet smell in the exhaust? Have you checked the valve clearances? 6 volts is about correct at the + terminal on...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-14-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By bop11
Another trick, if you didn't find anything after...

Another trick, if you didn't find anything after pulling the valve covers, is to pull the plugs, remove the belts and then slowly turn the engine over by hand through 2 full revolutions stopping...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-12-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By bop11
Increasing pressure increases the boiling point...

Increasing pressure increases the boiling point of the coolant

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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-11-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 815
Posted By bop11
You may have a blown head gasket and are filling...

You may have a blown head gasket and are filling a cylinder with coolant. You can get hydrolok if the leak has gotten big enough. This would lock the engine from turning causing a very high...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 08-07-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By bop11
you could solve the problem by dropping one of...

you could solve the problem by dropping one of your left over Hemi's in with the TorqueFlite pushbutton transmissions.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-07-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By bop11
Barnett is right. Radiator caps do wear out. ...

Barnett is right. Radiator caps do wear out. The relief spring gets either brittle from work hardening or loses all tension. In the first case the radiator pressure can go way up, in the second...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-07-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 351
Posted By bop11
Are you sure you are over pressuring the core and...

Are you sure you are over pressuring the core and it is not vibration that is breaking the solder joints? Make sure that the in and out points are not hard against the firewall but surrounded by...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 08-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By bop11
The early 200's, I am told actually were a bored...

The early 200's, I am told actually were a bored out 170 with the four mains and the 3 plugs, however, I thought these all went into Fairlanes. Now, I am told, that the very early '64-1/2 Mustangs...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-06-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By bop11
If you gave your buddy a set of pedals, and...

If you gave your buddy a set of pedals, and closed the hood you could save a lot on gas!
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 08-05-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By bop11
The 170 had four main bearings and the 200 7. ...

The 170 had four main bearings and the 200 7. The 170 has 3 freeze plugs and the 200 5. The 170 was discontinued in summer of 64 but that doesn't mean some could not have found their way into...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-04-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By bop11
Thanks for the info. We went to a 3 core since...

Thanks for the info. We went to a 3 core since the engine isn't that rad. The first one sent from JEGs confused us until we found that someone had put a 64 Nova cross flow into the wrong box. ...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 08-03-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By bop11
Did you replace the regulator? First place to...

Did you replace the regulator? First place to look. Stuck regulator points (not distributor) can drain the battery or a bad coil in the regulator will eliminate charging. Unfortunately, it the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-03-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By bop11
They all say 13# so if they fit they are usable,...

They all say 13# so if they fit they are usable, just different manufacturers. Filler neck depth is 3/4"
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-03-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By bop11
fastbackford 351, Nice engine job. It looks...

fastbackford 351, Nice engine job. It looks like you have a small radiator, was this a transplant? Is the top hose ever nicked by the fan? We did a transplant of an 87 302 into a 67 old 6...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-03-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By bop11
Sounds like you have a sticking pressure relief...

Sounds like you have a sticking pressure relief plunger and or a bad diaphragm. Either rebuild the pump or replace it.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-31-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By bop11
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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-31-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By bop11
Welcome to the world of 1965 when gas was less...

Welcome to the world of 1965 when gas was less than 50 cents a gallon. Did I mention $6 fill up? And they checked your oil and cleaned your windshield! No one cared about mileage back then only...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 07-30-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By bop11
It is a fastener like a stove bolt. It fits...

It is a fastener like a stove bolt. It fits into the square hole from the back side and the square keeps it from rotating. Not the easiest to assemble. Use some dum-dum to help hold it in place...
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