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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-12-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By dawson1112
If your getting a squeaking sound from your...

If your getting a squeaking sound from your throwout bearing after installing a new one, then I suggest you take a bit more slack out of the cable by adjusting it. You need to have a little...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-01-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,426
Posted By dawson1112
Yea your cable is stretched out and needs...

Yea your cable is stretched out and needs replaced.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-31-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,426
Posted By dawson1112
You probly need a little more preload on the...

You probly need a little more preload on the throw out bearing. You can do it by adjusting the pedal to take the slack out of the cable using the stock quadrant by pushing the pedal down and...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-13-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By dawson1112
Stock 85 carb = rebuild it.

Stock 85 carb = rebuild it.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-03-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By dawson1112
Cold car needs a bit more fuel to get started, ...

Cold car needs a bit more fuel to get started,

Id check the fuel pressure with key on engine off. You ought to see about 34-36 psi at least. Don't think cleaning the fuel filter is...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-01-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By dawson1112
lol gotta love those second hand projects. ...

lol gotta love those second hand projects. I bought a car one time it was missing 3 of those bolts, and the 4th was so tight I had to use a breaker bar with a short pipe to get it loose. ...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-30-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By dawson1112
Do the t5 swap, you wont be disappointed. ...

Do the t5 swap, you wont be disappointed. The aod in stock form is a huge hp parasite.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-30-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By dawson1112
I bet the TV cable is broken or not adjusted...

I bet the TV cable is broken or not adjusted correctly and by driving it around like that it burned up the trans. It needs rebuilt. You should be able to have it rebuilt for far less than...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-29-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,060
Posted By dawson1112
Its an 84. All the things that typically need...

Its an 84. All the things that typically need fixed on a poorly maintained 31 year old car.
Forum: General Tech 08-28-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By dawson1112
Did they just pull the bulb? If so just put the...

Did they just pull the bulb? If so just put the bulb back in. Does the light come on at all when you turn the key to the run position? It should for a couple seconds or until you...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By dawson1112
You can hook it up there, that's essentially the...

You can hook it up there, that's essentially the same as hooking it to the manifold or the tree. For some reason I was thinking it should be timed vacuum but its not. So long as its a 3/8...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By dawson1112
Disregaurd that lol it goes into the intake...

Disregaurd that lol it goes into the intake vacuum someplace. I wouldn't run it to the carb. You need to hook it to the tree.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By dawson1112
Pvc should connect to metered vacuum. Meaning...

Pvc should connect to metered vacuum. Meaning above the throttle blades. So that low vacuum at idle and as throttle increases vacuum increases on pcv. DISREGAURD


Wait you know, I may...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By dawson1112
You mean you have a oil breather on the valve...

You mean you have a oil breather on the valve cover? You should still have the pcv valve hooked up.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By dawson1112
You must time it with a light. You may...

You must time it with a light. You may have to get some paint remover and clean the balancer off so you can find the correct marks and paint them white.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,990
Posted By dawson1112
I guess one thing we havnt touched on here is...

I guess one thing we havnt touched on here is what is your fuel pressure at the rail during idle?
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By dawson1112
When you raise the pressure at idle up, youll...

When you raise the pressure at idle up, youll probly have to adjust the idle mixture screws on the carb so it doesn't idle rich.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-28-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By dawson1112
Ya that carb needs about 6psi of pressure at...

Ya that carb needs about 6psi of pressure at idle. First thing I thought of when I read the title of efi to carb was if you used stock pump and if so what was the pressure.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-26-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By dawson1112
Your on your own there man, just have to find a...

Your on your own there man, just have to find a way to get to it. It might take some experimenting with different methods to get to it.

Will help a lot if you take off the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-26-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By dawson1112
It would be leaking coolant not oil. The...

It would be leaking coolant not oil. The block heater is in the water jacket. If its oil then its because your dipstic tube is not all the way in the block.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-26-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By dawson1112
After having a cup or 2 of coffee, upon thinking...

After having a cup or 2 of coffee, upon thinking about it . It looks like it could be a block heater in place of where a freeze plug would go. I bet that engine is out of a truck or someone...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-26-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By dawson1112
That really looks like someone replaced freeze...

That really looks like someone replaced freeze plug with a temp sensor or else one of those temporary rubber freeze plugs. And then when trying to install the oil stick tube or something they...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-25-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,990
Posted By dawson1112
You can call around to see if any shops in your...

You can call around to see if any shops in your area have a smoke machine , or look on youtube , there are virtually 100s of videos of DIY smokers.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-24-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,990
Posted By dawson1112
Smoke test it. You can put pressurized smoke...

Smoke test it. You can put pressurized smoke into the intake and if its leaking someplace it will show. I would expect a rich mixture to smoke black really bad and actually rich engines...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-24-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By dawson1112
welp theres ya problem, ,, , Out sourcing

welp theres ya problem, ,, , Out sourcing
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