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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-18-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
You need roll pin punches and a press to take the...

You need roll pin punches and a press to take the shaft out to replace the PIP sensor.

Basically knock roll pins out of gear and collar then push shaft out of distributor from the bottom. Remove...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-13-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Not sure on your front spindles. I know there is...

Not sure on your front spindles. I know there is a 5-lug rotor out there that bolts onto the fox spindle but not sure what it is. When we did my brother's car he bought a set off a SN95 car with...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-13-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Not sure. Ive heard mixed reviews on the...

Not sure. Ive heard mixed reviews on the reproduction rockers. I redid my wrecked car with parts from people here and off ebay.

Check out a place here in NC called Out to Pasture Pony Parts. Guy...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 09-06-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Be sure to fill it to the factory hole on the...

Be sure to fill it to the factory hole on the front of the diff. The covers usually have a fill hole higher than the factory one which can cause over filling.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-23-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
As far as I know they aren't available anymore. I...

As far as I know they aren't available anymore. I cant remember what you can steal them from because there is 2 sizes, a large and small. I know the airbag stuff takes the small ones because I...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-23-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Hard to say without seeing it in person but Id go...

Hard to say without seeing it in person but Id go back over the cable routing including the quadrant. Also if you used a stock replacement cable be prepared for it to break. Only cables worth are...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-22-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
The car most likely wont idle that low with the...

The car most likely wont idle that low with the cam in the motor. Not sure what stock 5.0s idle at but when you start adding bigger cams youll have to bump idle speed up to compensate for it.

Just...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-22-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
You might have the it idling too rich. Only way...

You might have the it idling too rich. Only way to know for sure is with a wideband o2 or looking at the pcm. Also sounds like the idle is way too low causing the iac to do too much work. Try bumping...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-19-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Is this in a hatch car or a vert? Hatch car...

Is this in a hatch car or a vert?

Hatch car has a long cable that runs up the left quarter panel that then runs into the hatch at the roof and down to the left side of the hatch near the large...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-16-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 990
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Ive got one on my car. I also have the torque arm...

Ive got one on my car. I also have the torque arm setup so I cant speak on how it helps with the stock 4 link setup. I will say with my setup though if the frame bracket isnt good and tight youll get...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-16-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Sounds more like ignition switch issue. Those big...

Sounds more like ignition switch issue. Those big yellow wires on the starter solenoid are battery power leads to a lot of stuff in the car. I want to say there is about 3 or 4 of them. Most go to...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-11-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Might be tune related. If the stock ECU is...

Might be tune related. If the stock ECU is running it fine for now Id just roll with it until you can get it fixed. I wouldn't think you'd have any other issues other than maybe an ECT out of range...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 03-11-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
I second the poor connections. Make sure they are...

I second the poor connections. Make sure they are good and clean. If you still have the issues you might have some bad new parts.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 02-14-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Yeah I like the Delphi connectors. My car has...

Yeah I like the Delphi connectors. My car has mostly their Metri-pack connectors on it for the wiring I did. I used the GT connectors when I had a lot of wires since they are more compact than the...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 02-11-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
There is enough length. You have to pull the...

There is enough length. You have to pull the harness quite a bit to get the wires to come through the holes but it is possible. I did something similar to my car and my brother's old car. Mine uses a...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-04-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Sounds about right. With the SPOUT in the...

Sounds about right. With the SPOUT in the computer is controlling the timing so its higher. You'll notice car runs better due to the higher timing, kinda like when base timing is raised from 10-14...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-21-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Broke mine in with plain jane Castrol GTX 10W-30....

Broke mine in with plain jane Castrol GTX 10W-30. Only reason people say to use straight 30 weight is because they think the multi-viscosity stuff doesnt work as well as straight. As for the ZDDP I...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-16-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
I had some steeda ones and took them off when I...

I had some steeda ones and took them off when I changed the front suspension. I went with some Maximum Motorsports ones and the quality is night and day. highly recommend the Maximum Motorsports ones.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-16-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Mine did that a long time ago. its just a piece...

Mine did that a long time ago. its just a piece of pot metal. I made one out of stainless. still working.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 09-06-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Not sure without seeing a diagram but I would...

Not sure without seeing a diagram but I would think the red should go to a switch 12v source and the yellow would go to the headlight/parklight so the gauge would have a backlight when lights are...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-27-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Kinda seems to me youve got a big motor but the...

Kinda seems to me youve got a big motor but the heads, intake, and headers are holding it back. Ive got the same heads with a trickflow intake and 1-5/8" LT headers on a 331 and I made 350 hp on a...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-23-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Most sending units have a 1/8" NPT fitting on...

Most sending units have a 1/8" NPT fitting on them. As long as you have that fitting where the gauge was you can put the sending unit there and run your gauge off that.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-06-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Not sure on the louvers. I bought a carlite hatch...

Not sure on the louvers. I bought a carlite hatch glass of ebay a while back that was NOS for about $300.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-02-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
I would say the OE pistons would use standard...

I would say the OE pistons would use standard size rings. Beware though that if the pistons are worn and you put new rings on them they may not fit snug and run the risk of breaking or worse. Id...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-02-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By Boss_Hotrod
Yep time to rebuild it. Pretty easy to do. Just...

Yep time to rebuild it. Pretty easy to do. Just pull carrier out, knock S-spring out with hammer and punch, then rotate spider gears and the side gears will come out. Soak new clutches in friction...
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