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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-02-2016, 07:25 AM
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Views: 286
Posted By Mach428
Actually you won't have to do any trimming at...

Actually you won't have to do any trimming at all. There are several vendors that make stereos that appear to be completely stock but are packed with modern features. Custom Auto Sound is only one....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-01-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By Mach428
I have a 69 fastback that I installed a...

I have a 69 fastback that I installed a headliner, but I had the benefit of removing the old. Can you not simply test-fit the bows in the holds?

Perhaps you could visit with an upholstery shop...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 03-01-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Mach428
If I were you and had the car already...

If I were you and had the car already disassembled, I would have the shop do ALL of the metal work that you know needs done, including the cowl and any other rusted areas.

The only way to assess a...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-12-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By Mach428
Awesome. They look great!!

Awesome. They look great!!
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-12-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Mach428
The answer is leave the motor complete. When...

The answer is leave the motor complete. When they were built by Ford, they dropped in the completed motor with tranny attached. I've done this MANY times and some will tell you that it cannot be...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-12-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By Mach428
I would take it back to whomever did the work. ...

I would take it back to whomever did the work. The way you've explained the problem, it sounds hydraulic to me rather than mechanical (adjustment.)

If your car has power brakes, you didn't...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-10-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By Mach428
Isn't there a water temp sending unit connection...

Isn't there a water temp sending unit connection existing in the intake?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-09-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Mach428
Do yourself a big favor, IF you do need to...

Do yourself a big favor, IF you do need to purchase a power brake unit, buy the master cylinder with it alread installed as a matched set. I've seen SOO many people pull their hair out trying to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-09-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Mach428
With that investment AND your understandable...

With that investment AND your understandable desire to run EFI (I would too) you should contact the EFI manufacturer and see if this actually true and if there is any tuning that can be done (even at...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-08-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Mach428
Okay, thanks for the input

Okay, thanks for the input
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-05-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Mach428
How to post in classifieds

Can someone please tell me how to post tires and wheels (68-69) in the classified section? I have looked and cannot find a point to post.

Thanks!
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-06-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Mach428
Actually I should have said that the voltage...

Actually I should have said that the voltage reduction is made in the switch (for one speed) and in the external resister (for other speeds.)
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-05-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By Mach428
As hard as it is to get the heater box out, if...

As hard as it is to get the heater box out, if you have to pull it - be sure to rebuild everything inside. Also, if you remove the fan (which you can do without removing the box) be sure to check...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-05-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Mach428
Agreed with Mr D 100%. If you plan on keeping...

Agreed with Mr D 100%. If you plan on keeping the car, the value of the vehicle will largely depend on how many original Ford parts are still intact. A car with mostly repro parts will not be worth...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-05-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Mach428
Due to Ford's wisdom of the day, the two windows...

Due to Ford's wisdom of the day, the two windows are not the same between FB and coupe. The Grande' will require a different window trim.

Have you tried all of the Mustang part vendors? NPD...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-05-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Mach428
All blowers will have two wires going to them. ...

All blowers will have two wires going to them. The voltage reduction is made in the switch to slow the fan down.

The fan switch plug will tell you what speed the blower will be. How many...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-20-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Mach428
NEVER EVER let loose of original Ford parts. The...

NEVER EVER let loose of original Ford parts. The re-pops are not anywhere near the quality of the factory bumpers. Have your original straightened and rechromed. It is money very well invested.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-16-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Mach428
The trim gets installed first and the back edge...

The trim gets installed first and the back edge of the cowl rests on the trim pieces that are screwed into the body. There are plenty of body assembly schematics online that show the exploded view....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 28,116
Posted By Mach428
A convertible is still desirable even if it's a 6...

A convertible is still desirable even if it's a 6 cylinder. Go to NADA or Kelly Blue Book and plug in the information about your car with an accurate description of condition and options. There...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-01-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 21,070
Posted By Mach428
Go to some car shows or cruise-ins around your...

Go to some car shows or cruise-ins around your area and talk to some of the classic car owners. This is always a great way of finding new part suppliers and vendors.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-01-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,579
Posted By Mach428
I'm assuming you are using a Sanden (or Sanden...

I'm assuming you are using a Sanden (or Sanden style) compressor? If so, the mounting brackets for the compressor shouldn't be that much different between the manufacturers.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 09-03-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By Mach428
None of the comments explain why the front end is...

None of the comments explain why the front end is raising up. The lower control arm will have very little to do with ride height.

Perhaps you are trying to connect the dots between the alignment...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-21-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,713
Posted By Mach428
Rather than jumping around, I would first exhaust...

Rather than jumping around, I would first exhaust each system by process of elimination. Check the + coil wire when hot and see if the voltage degrades with temperature. You should have 9+ volts so...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-04-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Mach428
If by "hard starting" you mean the engine turns...

If by "hard starting" you mean the engine turns over but does not start (which I assume this is what you mean since it starts by jumping the solenoid) you need to check to ensure that you are getting...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-03-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Mach428
Sounds like you have the Rally Pak light wire...

Sounds like you have the Rally Pak light wire connected to the clock power wire. Did you receive wiring schematics?
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