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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-21-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By bop11
Correct head gaskets or turned around? Insure...

Correct head gaskets or turned around? Insure the oil return ports from the head are not leaking into the manifold or valley as Barnett said.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-08-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By bop11
You might want to try some Tech schools if they...

You might want to try some Tech schools if they still have them in your area. Some of the instructors are very meticulous and the students work hard to learn the proper techniques. With an old...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 06-23-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By bop11
I doubt that the car came with Hankook tires. ...

I doubt that the car came with Hankook tires. 3000 miles is a little early to change the originals and the tires show signs of inner tread wear. Plus even if they lived close to where they...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-20-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By bop11
This vehicle has a mechanical lift pump for the...

This vehicle has a mechanical lift pump for the gas supply. The pump has a rubber diaphragm which probably has disintegrated with a little bit of running after sitting for ten years. Even having...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-20-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By bop11
Why did you replace the radiator? My bet, it...

Why did you replace the radiator? My bet, it leaked. Probably was leaking for the previous owner and he used something like Bars Leak or other leak stop additive. The stuff finds the pin holes...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-14-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By bop11
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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-13-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By bop11
The adjustment for a 6 is by changing the push...

The adjustment for a 6 is by changing the push rods. The clearance is measured with the tappet on the low spot of the cam, then allowing the the tappet to fully collapse. The rod clearance should...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-13-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By bop11
Are you sure it is the drum and not the hub...

Are you sure it is the drum and not the hub bearings that are seized? You just can't remove the drum, you must take the cotter pin out of the spindle nut then remove the nut and the bearings come...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 06-10-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,881
Posted By bop11
These projects have amazing extra value. We did...

These projects have amazing extra value. We did similar projects with both my grandsons, maybe not as complete and beautiful as yours but good drivers, an 88 Firebird and a 67 Mustang. When they...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-07-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By bop11
Sounds like a bad coil. On the ignition switch...

Sounds like a bad coil. On the ignition switch side (+) of the coil you should have 6-8 volts when the points are closed and ignition on, not start. Whoever put the fan in may have replaced the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-17-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By bop11
You can buy the clips, but you may need to...

You can buy the clips, but you may need to fabricate the bracket from some angle iron and weld it on....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-05-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By bop11
Just replace the core and be done with it. The...

Just replace the core and be done with it. The core is what, only $35. and replacement is not hard or very time consuming. Probably almost as cheap and time consuming as monkeying around with...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-02-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By bop11
Mid 67 Ford changed to a collapsing column. You...

Mid 67 Ford changed to a collapsing column. You can tell them because they will have a rag joint at the bottom. There are several post on this board about the change over so search the board. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-27-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By bop11
Sounds like dirt in the fuel line or dirt in the...

Sounds like dirt in the fuel line or dirt in the tank. Unless you clean both you will probably be experiencing the problem fairly soon. Dirt and varnish will go through a pump but cause havoc...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-21-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By bop11
You are only really old if your first car had...

You are only really old if your first car had mechanical brakes, no synchros and maybe even a pedal for reverse.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-18-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By bop11
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Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 04-15-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By bop11
Thanks, In 55 years I have yet to run into one...

Thanks, In 55 years I have yet to run into one that has slipped but I don't work on race or drag cars. Although maybe I have and did not know it.
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 04-13-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By bop11
Fastback, does a balancer that has slipped make a...

Fastback, does a balancer that has slipped make a noticeable vibration at all engine speeds? Or just at some engine speed speeds?
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 04-13-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By bop11
Leafs usually don't fail as break, but they do...

Leafs usually don't fail as break, but they do lose their spring rate. Back in the 50's -60's leaf spring replacement was fairly common. Kids use to pull a leaf to give that lowered saggy look. ...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-12-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By bop11
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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-12-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By bop11
We had the problem in reverse, but it wasn't...

We had the problem in reverse, but it wasn't Ford. Whoever changed over the front to disc's use 68 or later calipers. We replaced them with units from Mustang Barn, when they were still selling,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-11-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By bop11
here is a typical Ford turn signal setup. This...

here is a typical Ford turn signal setup. This sounds like a problem in the 10 pin connector at the base of the column or the the emergency flasher switch.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-11-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By bop11
One other area is the horn. Did you change the...

One other area is the horn. Did you change the steering wheel? The horn button is not a ground button but a switch in the 12 volts to the horn. Some after market steering wheels have a spring...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-11-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By bop11
Why are 4 pistons better? A 3" piston has 7.06...

Why are 4 pistons better? A 3" piston has 7.06 sqin of area and 4, 1-1/2 in pistons have 7.06 sqin of area. The single piston and slide has by nature even pressure where as 4 can vary. I am...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-04-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By bop11
Well, since the starter works, that wire that is...

Well, since the starter works, that wire that is grounded does not go to the plus side of the solenoid. It probably goes to the second small terminal on the solenoid which jumps the resistance wire...
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