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Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-24-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 260
Posted By mongolchuck
Running hot typically lowers oil pressure as the...

Running hot typically lowers oil pressure as the viscosity drops as the oil heats up. The stock gauges are not good indicators of what is truly happening. Pick up an infrared gun to see what the temp...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-11-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 366
Posted By mongolchuck
Also a thermostat doesn't snap open immediately...

Also a thermostat doesn't snap open immediately and fully at its set point. It gradually opens as temperature rises and will close down some as temps fall to try to keep the engine at a steady temp....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-08-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By mongolchuck
Obd II is a much more thorough diagnostic system...

Obd II is a much more thorough diagnostic system with more codes and tools like misfire counters and live engine management. Being more thorough though also makes it more involved in how the engine...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-02-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By mongolchuck
The stuck on defrost problem is most likely a...

The stuck on defrost problem is most likely a vacuum issue. Check the lines under the dash and through the firewall. The a.c. comp not cycling could be a bunch of issues. Low fee on, bad pressure...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-18-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By mongolchuck
Front or rears? How do the springs look when...

Front or rears? How do the springs look when compared to each other? Maybe they're mixed up.
I've never changed the rears but with the fronts you can support the k member by jack stands and the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-18-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By mongolchuck
You sound like you want to go steel. It is much...

You sound like you want to go steel. It is much harder than the stock cast iron. But it needs to be matched with at steel timing set.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-07-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By mongolchuck
I've read before on this or another forum that...

I've read before on this or another forum that there are three choices when it comes to parts to make our cars faster; and you only get two of the three. Cheap, fast and/or good.
For example, cheap...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-26-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By mongolchuck
What is fried? You could probably get it rebuilt...

What is fried? You could probably get it rebuilt for a couple hundred if it's just the bands or clutches. That being said I'm all for the manual trans. You need the brake/clutch pedal assembly, the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-25-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By mongolchuck
Could be the rotor isn't perfectly square on the...

Could be the rotor isn't perfectly square on the axle, causing a high spot rubbing somewhere on a backing plate or pads. Could be slight amount of rust or grime under the rotor hat. Hanging cable or...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-07-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By mongolchuck
If the sunroof is closed tight it shouldnt leak...

If the sunroof is closed tight it shouldnt leak if the weatherstripping is in good shape. I know lmr used to sell the sunroof weatherstripping. There are also drains in the roof around the outside of...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-26-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By mongolchuck
What's wrong with the t5? If it's grindin gping...

What's wrong with the t5? If it's grindin gping into gear it's most likely the blocker rings which are easy to replace. Even if its a more substantial problem the t5 is simple to rebuild as was said....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-22-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By mongolchuck
If you can tune a carb well, and emissions...

If you can tune a carb well, and emissions testing isn't an issue then by all means go that way. You clean up a lot of wiring and space, but you also have to change vacuum routing and lines. Another...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-16-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By mongolchuck
The machinist should check cylinder bores, cam...

The machinist should check cylinder bores, cam bearing bores and crank main bearing supports for symmetry and roundness. If your staying with the same crank and rods send those in too to get them...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-05-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By mongolchuck
A relay allows you to use a low power circuit to...

A relay allows you to use a low power circuit to control a high powered one. You would want to use a relay so your fog lights could be independent of the headlights, and so they could only be turned...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-16-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By mongolchuck
It's a common prob. The vert chassis is a wet...

It's a common prob. The vert chassis is a wet noodle, especially after 25-30 years, things start to sag and bulge some. The latch in the door has bolts slotted for adjustment as well as the hinge...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-15-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By mongolchuck
If the axle itself is stable and under control in...

If the axle itself is stable and under control in the chassis then you shouldn't need a panhard rod. The panhard will keep the axle from "walking" laterally, which your aftermarket control arms...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-14-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By mongolchuck
I would replace your upper rear control arms too....

I would replace your upper rear control arms too. A good set of control arms can really help a fox behave itself. Also do the floor/control arm reinforcement while you're at it. If that doesn't give...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-13-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By mongolchuck
Yes they are canvas. The way I always cleaned it...

Yes they are canvas. The way I always cleaned it was just the car wash wand. Allow it to dry before folding the top back down. Just be careful, especially if you have holes.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-27-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By mongolchuck
I can't remember exactly where the eec grounds...

I can't remember exactly where the eec grounds but there are some grounds on the firewall and the passenger side fender too. Also remember that disconnecting power or ground from the computer causes...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-27-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By mongolchuck
When you say you replaced the distributor stator...

When you say you replaced the distributor stator are you talking about the pickup aka pip sensor? Check your grounds again, especially the ones for the computer, and check the eec relay. Start it...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-22-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By mongolchuck
Yes much easier to keep the 2001 5 speed. The 3.8...

Yes much easier to keep the 2001 5 speed. The 3.8 bellhousing will bolt up but the starter mount is a little different so do what he said and get a bellhousing for a 94-95 5.0. Also when you say...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-20-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By mongolchuck
It's a pretty involved swap. You'll need a wiring...

It's a pretty involved swap. You'll need a wiring harness unless you plan on going carb. Even then you will need some wiring. What kind of transmission? A t5 from an 89 won't work in a new edge...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-12-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By mongolchuck
Check both but I was referring to the strut rod...

Check both but I was referring to the strut rod itself as it is the upper steering axis. What was the camber reading?
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-11-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By mongolchuck
Could be a number of things. Bent strut, tweaked...

Could be a number of things. Bent strut, tweaked control arm, bent spindle. Get it up in the air take the wheels off and compare both sides. The k member is a pretty stout piece, especially since the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 01-29-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By mongolchuck
Are you talking distributorless? The explorer...

Are you talking distributorless? The explorer motor was distributorless but wasn't a true coil on plug. What are your reasons for wanting to do this?
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