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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-20-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 59,723
Posted By F250sd
RE: Exhaust clip/description thread

First Vid I ever made:

1987 GT, stock motor, BBk shorties, Pypes off road X-pipe, 2 chamber flowsmasters dumped. Soon to be Pypes violator cat back.

Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-03-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By F250sd
RE: Project 5.0

If he went with a 4.6, he'd have to change the tranny , possibly the K member(not sure on this one). I'm pretty sure the bellhousing on the 3.8 is the same as the 5.0. ANy way he goes though, he is...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 11-11-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,305
Posted By F250sd
RE: viper motor in a fox?

Actually, the Viper V10 is a great engine. Would throw a fox around quite well, and still be a relyable, streetable engine. Heck, a 500hp NA windsor motor is really pushing streetability.

As to...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 11-11-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By F250sd
RE: Mostly gutted, what to do next?

I would remove the rust with a method of your choice( wire wheel, blaster, etc) then prime and paint the area. That is what I'm going to do with my stang.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-18-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By F250sd
RE: what is so good about using 4cyl front springs?

My stock 5.0 just wildly spins instead of hooking up like that. Though I'mgoing for more of aroad racing type setup in the future.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-13-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By F250sd
RE: move to 351c or stay 302??

I say that if you are getting a good deal on it, go for it. 351C's run real strong on the top end.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 10-10-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,620
Posted By F250sd
RE: any mechanics?

I would usually just seperate the balljoint and never touch the spindle/strut bolts. I find it easier for me that way. Every one has their own method, but I do all different makes of cars some have...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 10-10-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By F250sd
RE: Emissions in PA

I depends on which county you are located. Around Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, there is a tail pipe test for Pre 96 cars and a visual test (with Philly using a DYNO test). Tecnically, hollowed out...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-10-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,923
Posted By F250sd
RE: Mass Air Conversion Kits

From what I have heard, the SD system is stronger in the stangs stock for stock. From what I gather, is that the only things that really limit a SD system would be cams...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-10-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By F250sd
RE: where can i get a intake for a 88

BBK makes an adapter for use in an 87-88 car. MAC also makes a cold air intake specific to the speed density cars.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 10-09-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By F250sd
RE: Emissions in PA

It's not that simple. The car is still not allowed to pass the saftey inspection without the cats either. I know, I am a licensed PA inspection and Emission inspector. The only way to get it to pass...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-08-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By F250sd
RE: Powerglide?????

We run a powerglide behind a 351W in our race car with an adapter plate mounded between the block and bellhousing. We also don't use a torque convertor in it either.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-26-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By F250sd
RE: 351.. 400M? what is a 400M??

No it's not. The 351M is an engine and the 400 is an engine. There is no 351m 400. They are 2 seperate engines that are in the same family. Having that said, the 400 is 400 cid, and the 351M is 351...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-25-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By F250sd
RE: junkyard 5.0

Not if you don'tcare about using a roller cam.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-25-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By F250sd
RE: junkyard 5.0

IMO, I wouldn't bother with the crownvic/grandmarquis engines. They are not the 5.0 HO, and I am pretty dang sure that they are non roller blocks. If you don't care, truck 5.0's are probably the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-25-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,847
Posted By F250sd
RE: * RANT pg. 2*cleavor heads on windsor??? to do or not to do??

I keep hearing how you will have no bottom end with cleveland heads, but it just isn't true. It's not like it will be gutless like a Honda 4 cyl. Besides, while ther are better aluminum head out...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-22-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By F250sd
RE: New guy to 5.0 ? on water pump

To put back the power steering, I'd look for all of the accessory bracketry for a stock 5.0. Not sure if your head are drilled for the mounts though.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-22-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By F250sd
RE: limiter?

I"m pretty sure the top speed is drag limited at least in case of FOX mustangs (140+ mph has been thrown out there) and there is a revlimiter as well at about 6250 rpm. I'd be amost certain that an...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-18-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,002
Posted By F250sd
RE: Dropped a bolt into #4 - and ran it.

Not going to happen with an 130K mile engine. The mechanic is responsible for repairing the damage he caused, not the wear and tear og 130K miles of driving. Even if the engine blew up completely, he...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-17-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By F250sd
RE: Spark plugs

I will only use Autolite or Motorcraft plugs in Ford vehicles, in both my own and my customer's cars. I have found that I usually have comebacks if I use anything else.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-17-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,664
Posted By F250sd
RE: hatchback VS notchback

I voted hatchback, cause IMO, it looks better, and I can actually put something in the trunk. I have always been a fan of the hatch back though. I have had 3 other hatchback cars with similar outside...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-17-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,292
Posted By F250sd
RE: Unplugged Mass Air - Should car die?

Would seem as if you either have a bad mass air sensor. A bad mass air could be giving the engine the wrong signal (most likely it is), so when you unplug it, the computer goes to it's programming...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-12-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,821
Posted By F250sd
RE: Fox body stereo - yours?

Alpine head unit
Infinity Kappa 3.5's in dash
Pioneer 6.5's front door
Pioneer 6X8's rear
MTX thunder 7500 12" sub in ported box
crossfire VR302 amp

Used to have a JL audio 12w3V2 but...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-12-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 18,901
Posted By F250sd
RE: most common problems with foxes?

How about refusal to latch once you try to close it? Mine has had man issues with the power steering puking fluid all over the place.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-06-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,452
Posted By F250sd
RE: Why'd you buy a fox?

I wanted a muscle car. There is no way in hell I could afford the big block 1970 Dodge Charger which I drool over. Never like Chevy's so the camaro was out. I have a Dodge Daytona Shelby which is...
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