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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) Today, 01:26 AM
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Posted By guitarman376
Yes. Leafs elongate during compression and...

Yes. Leafs elongate during compression and shorten during droop, shackles allow for this change in length.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By guitarman376
The oil line is not 'banging' anything. It...

The oil line is not 'banging' anything. It transmits vibrations from the engine to the dash, even though I isolated the line with grommets at the firewall. I even left room in case the engine...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-05-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By guitarman376
Installed Ron Morris Motor Mounts

For a few reasons I installed RMP mounts, namely to help with driveline angle and to move things around if needed when I install headers. I ordered them with the 1/2" drop to help raise the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-16-2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 681
Posted By guitarman376
It will be tough finding wheels in 4.75"...

It will be tough finding wheels in 4.75" backspace. I think they look/fit better than 4.5" backspace for a 8" wide wheel too. I'm running 05 GT wheels and right now I'm using 1.5" wheel adapters....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-31-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By guitarman376
Thanks Dave

Thanks Dave
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-31-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By guitarman376
Holding engine up with 2x4 on oil pan?

Is this an acceptable way to hold engine up during motor mount install? Don't have crane, and I know I've read it's okay as long as its the front most portion of the oil pan. Ordered them with 1/2"...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-13-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By guitarman376
If height is a factor at all, or knee to steering...

If height is a factor at all, or knee to steering wheel room, know that the procar seat bottoms are considerably taller than stock. Ask how I know...I'm 6'4
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-13-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By guitarman376
Yea I thought about doing that, but the...

Yea I thought about doing that, but the tailhousing seal looked like it protrudes too much to set an angle finder on the transmission. I also assumed I would lose all my atf, still running stock fmx....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-12-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By guitarman376
That is good information to know. Is there an...

That is good information to know. Is there an easy way of measuring the transmission angle? I am not 100% sure my method was the best, but the yold/DS u joint wouldn't come apart (and after realizing...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-10-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By guitarman376
Thanks 69 appreciate the information. I am...

Thanks 69 appreciate the information. I am wondering which angle shims to buy, because I realized that when I change the pinion angle it will change the DS angle too. From my #'s I am thinking I need...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-10-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By guitarman376
'Multiply that by 2...' I don't understand that...

'Multiply that by 2...' I don't understand that last part. If washers won't do it then I'm stuck ordering pinion angle shims.

Does anyone out there have an easy way of measuring transmission yolk...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-08-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By guitarman376
I had what seemed like wheel hop happen when I...

I had what seemed like wheel hop happen when I went WOT from a stop on an off-camber street. Like power was reaching the ground funny. Since the front and the back suspension has been changed so...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-07-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By guitarman376
FR RIGHT -.6 camber FR LEFT -.5 FR RIGHT...

FR RIGHT -.6 camber
FR LEFT -.5
FR RIGHT CASTER 6.7deg
FR LEFT CASTER 6.7 deg
I forget the toe but I had them do some toe in. I did so much caster because I have borgeson steering and wanted good...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-07-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By guitarman376
I paid $170 I think, with 3 months of free...

I paid $170 I think, with 3 months of free readjustment.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-05-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By guitarman376
Would love some input on this fellas, I need to...

Would love some input on this fellas, I need to order the leaf shims (if I go that route) before bad weather arrives. I believe I need to either shim the transmission up or the pinion up. Let me know...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-03-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By guitarman376
I recently had my car aligned. The shop owner...

I recently had my car aligned. The shop owner literally was turning me away. I was explaining my cars setup to him and his eyes kinda just glazed over and he didn't want to touch my car.
To be...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-03-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By guitarman376
Alright so I was finally able to remeasure my...

Alright so I was finally able to remeasure my angles, here's what I got. This is with the car not perfectly level but with cars suspension loaded, so my understanding is measuring this way is fine....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-22-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By guitarman376
It's night and day compared to before, all the...

It's night and day compared to before, all the unwanted movement has been eliminated except for the wave washer being worn out under the control box retaining bracket. I was able to find some wave...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-11-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By guitarman376
In an effort to not start another toploader...

In an effort to not start another toploader thread, I would like to share my experience freshening up my 68' shifter/control box and linkage. It was pretty grimey and there was play at the front...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-05-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By guitarman376
I only need to account for 1 degree of pinion...

I only need to account for 1 degree of pinion change during throttle? The rest all makes sense thanks so much. Everywhere I read says 2-3 degrees for leafsprung cars.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-04-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By guitarman376
I now see the fault in my logic. My only question...

I now see the fault in my logic. My only question then is what is the desirable range in general for standard u joints?

Today I detached the rear u joint to make the pinion measurements. Can the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-04-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By guitarman376
That is great information Starfury, and that...

That is great information Starfury, and that backs up what I have been reading about the trans output angle and the pinion angle zero-ing out (relative to driveshaft).

However with the pinion...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-04-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By guitarman376
Seems like the high setting should get a full 12+...

Seems like the high setting should get a full 12+ volts to me. That's all I got! GL
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-04-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By guitarman376
Pinion Angle Clarification

So I understand that driveline angle includes transmission ouput angle, DS angle, and pinion angle. My car has been lowered in the rear, which obviously affects DS angle and pinion angle. The car has...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-30-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By guitarman376
I changed my stance since that photo actually...I...

I changed my stance since that photo actually...I will update soon. My front end was too low, now allowing enough travel for a street car in CA. Now I have the popular 620 springs with 1/3' coil cut....
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