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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-06-2017, 08:30 PM
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Posted By racer_dave
^^^ good advice from Gun Jam- those are the...

^^^ good advice from Gun Jam- those are the things I would look at first and in the same order.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-05-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 823
Posted By racer_dave
It has to do with the oil system design and...

It has to do with the oil system design and bearing clearance. a HP pump can deliver high PSI if the system doesn't have a lot of volume (stock style) but the HP pump might not work if you've...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 02-02-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 823
Posted By racer_dave
time for a new cam...- and You don't want to hear...

time for a new cam...- and You don't want to hear this, but if the dist gear is showing any wear at all- I'd change it out as well. go new on both ends.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-30-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 823
Posted By racer_dave
camshaft end play should be .005 to .008 so I...

camshaft end play should be .005 to .008 so I think that's fine.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-27-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 823
Posted By racer_dave
65psi warm would be high volume pump. They take a...

65psi warm would be high volume pump. They take a lot more force to turn so maybe that's increasing the wear.

Also, something I just thought of. You switched from a cast gear after running the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-26-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 823
Posted By racer_dave
Another cam gear issue? Are you sure the...

Another cam gear issue? Are you sure the distributor gear depth is correct? Odd to have so much trouble in one particular area.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-16-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By racer_dave
Looking again, it doesn't look like the...

Looking again, it doesn't look like the horizontal bar on the cage is at the right height to support the belts through the opening in the seat. There should also be a bar to drape the belts over...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-16-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By racer_dave
Hi Rusty. PLEASE change that back support!!! If...

Hi Rusty. PLEASE change that back support!!! If you hit something(god forbid) that will become a spear and drive the post into your back. Make a bracket that wraps and holds to the sides of the seat,...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-10-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By racer_dave
Look on the bottoms of the front frame rails, and...

Look on the bottoms of the front frame rails, and the bolts holding the seats tend to rust there. Also, check the rear springs for give, especially the left side. Check under the battery tray as...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-10-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 282,009
Posted By racer_dave
very, very nice... so happy for you both. and the...

very, very nice... so happy for you both. and the kiddos who get to ride in the coolest cars ever.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-09-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 282,009
Posted By racer_dave
Yes I can!! Love the anticipation and first fire...

Yes I can!! Love the anticipation and first fire up. Sounded great! You and hubby should be really proud of all the work you've put into her. Congrats and thank you so much for opening the build to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-06-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 282,009
Posted By racer_dave
stunning... whose sequencer did you use?

stunning... whose sequencer did you use?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-31-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By racer_dave
option 2?

option 2?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-16-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 282,009
Posted By racer_dave
such beautiful work NoReins, So close, you gotta...

such beautiful work NoReins, So close, you gotta be drooling to get behind the wheel finally. Are you going to add behind the seat tether anchors for the car seats?
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-09-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 282,009
Posted By racer_dave
Wow, that's terrific news. Congrats!!!! I've...

Wow, that's terrific news. Congrats!!!! I've never encountered car work that resulted in babies... You all must have a different style of getting work done :-)
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-08-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By racer_dave
looks cool Rusty. I run Harland Sharp on my...

looks cool Rusty. I run Harland Sharp on my circle track engines too. Nice to see the Mustang getting some love.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-07-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By racer_dave
pretty sure the 289 was offered with a 3sp too......

pretty sure the 289 was offered with a 3sp too... not sure if the gear ratios are the same for the 6cyl vs 8cyl though
Forum: Mustang II Section 12-07-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,164
Posted By racer_dave
dude- you answered a post that is 5 years old......

dude- you answered a post that is 5 years old... SMDH
Forum: Mustang II Section 12-07-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By racer_dave
pinion angle/trans angle. My guess is when you...

pinion angle/trans angle. My guess is when you changed the mount for the different trans that changed the trans angle- creates the vibration. changing shafts will not fix it. either shim the trans...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 11-03-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By racer_dave
Stewart Warner makes good gauges. So does...

Stewart Warner makes good gauges. So does Longacre- but they are mostly racing specific so they might not have enough variety or sizes.

not sure on any others.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-28-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,207
Posted By racer_dave
Is it running lean? what do the plugs look like?...

Is it running lean? what do the plugs look like? No way a 289 with alum radiator should be overheating.

FWIW I always run mechanical fans. Yes I know they rob 5hp. 5hp doesn't matter. I even run...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-28-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By racer_dave
I empty them. add a gallon or two of fresh gas...

I empty them. add a gallon or two of fresh gas and slosh it around and drain again and reinstall. Assuming no varnish or build up.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-26-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By racer_dave
Would love to hear more info on this.

Would love to hear more info on this.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-26-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By racer_dave
1 wire alternator. I run one on the race car- run...

1 wire alternator. I run one on the race car- run it to the positive(battery) feed on the solenoid.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-25-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By racer_dave
I've seen both solder jobs and crimp jobs that...

I've seen both solder jobs and crimp jobs that were truly horrible. On the crimp side people don't use the right size connector or they crimp it wrong. For solder they don't use enough heat, or too...
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