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Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-28-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Realistically..... $1500 to maybe $2000 if you...

Realistically..... $1500 to maybe $2000 if you find the perfect buyer.

Sad how quickly some cars depreciate, but look at it as a buyer. Sounds like your clear coat is failing, car dies when...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-20-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,156
Since your new here, I'd use the search feature...

Since your new here, I'd use the search feature and dig up older threads that cover this. There's a ton of build threads that will cover the do's and don'ts. And what the end results were.

But...
Forum: The Racers Bench 07-12-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
So was it pretty close between you two ? I'm...

So was it pretty close between you two ?

I'm not up on the newer cars, but did just spend 7 days on the Hot Rod Power Tour and got to "play" around with alot of different cars, but never ran a...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-11-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
lol, I actually ordered them and they just showed...

lol, I actually ordered them and they just showed up yesterday. But they are going back. $200 shipped was just to much to justify for a temporary 7.5.

But seriously, thanks for that link again. ...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-10-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Just an update for this thread. I started...

Just an update for this thread. I started thinking about this and why it happened in the first place. There was alot of axle side play when I first started poking around being this is a new car to...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-05-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Exactly lol...... that's why I'm so baffled by...

Exactly lol...... that's why I'm so baffled by this. And that I've never heard of a lack of spider gears for the 7.5 Traction Lok. Everything I've read today says the spider gears are the weak link...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-04-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Nope, no tag. So what came in the GT's in these...

Nope, no tag. So what came in the GT's in these years ? (81-85)
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-04-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
That's awesome...... Thanks. That's the first...

That's awesome...... Thanks. That's the first time today I got some good news about this. I'll call them tomorrow.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-04-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
CRAP !!! lol. I looked for a long time also. ...

CRAP !!! lol. I looked for a long time also. Came up empty. I just can't believe they don't make them. I believe they made the 7.5 Traction Lok from 81 - 85. You'd think someone had to have...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-04-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
It's still a stock 28 spline with 3:73 gears. ...

It's still a stock 28 spline with 3:73 gears. Summit Racing, LMR, CJ Pony all have the spider gear kit that replace all 4 spider gears. But the specify they're only for an open rearend. Nothing...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-04-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Thanks dawson, appreciate the link. But let...

Thanks dawson, appreciate the link.

But let me explain a little better now that I calmed down. I bought my wife a really nice looking 82 T-top with a 351 already swapped in and running. Car...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-04-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
7.5 Traction Lok spider gears

Has anyone replaced their spider gears in a 7.5 traction lok ? I read that they are different from an open 7.5 gears, which is all I can find online. Everything specifies open rearend when...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-30-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
You may want to pull codes to see if it has any...

You may want to pull codes to see if it has any stored. Then start with the basics...... vacuum leaks, battery cables clean and tight, especially the grounds, dizzy tight, fuel pressure steady,...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 06-26-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
https://lmr.com/item/LRS-7050R/mustang-t5-steel-be...

https://lmr.com/item/LRS-7050R/mustang-t5-steel-bearing-retainer-improved-83-93
Forum: General Tech 06-26-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Welcome to the forum. Something on that...

Welcome to the forum.

Something on that circuit is shorting out causing the fuse to blow, your going to have to dig a little deeper to find out what it is. What is all on the #6 fuse circuit ?
Forum: The Racers Bench 06-23-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 27,594
Damn this good economy lol. I'm on unlimited...

Damn this good economy lol. I'm on unlimited hours at my job also. My secret stash is building, just no time to spend it.....

Keep us posted when you get a chance.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-23-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,455
Usually 1" to 1.5" drop won't have any serious...

Usually 1" to 1.5" drop won't have any serious drawbacks. Any more than that and your ride will suffer ( extremely stiff suspension with you and your spine feeling every bump/crack in the road )
...
Forum: 351 Mustang 06-22-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
I'd say do it. It's a fairly straightforward...

I'd say do it. It's a fairly straightforward swap and there's always plenty of info in this forum to help you out. You'll have to use the search and dig up older threads that cover every step and...
Forum: The Racers Bench 06-20-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 27,594
Those of us that still visit this page are dying...

Those of us that still visit this page are dying to know .....:icon_razz:

I got good feelings about your fix.....
Forum: The Racers Bench 06-20-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Just no way around it. At that power level, a...

Just no way around it. At that power level, a street tire just isn't going to bite hard enough.
Forum: Street/Strip 06-20-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Congrats on the runs, you gotta love a good...

Congrats on the runs, you gotta love a good close race between two evenly matched cars.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 06-20-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
+1 ^^^ Measure bore and stroke and you'll...

+1 ^^^

Measure bore and stroke and you'll know what you have then.

And welcome to the forum.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 06-20-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
450 at the wheels is going to be tough. ...

450 at the wheels is going to be tough. Especially for a road race engine where you'll see prolonged WOT runs in the upper RPM range. A 302 will do it, but for how long ??? I'd maybe drop your...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 06-20-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
I believe there was a thread in here a couple...

I believe there was a thread in here a couple years ago where someone did just that. You'll have to dig for it, but he had step by step pics of his progress. Nice thread, but alot of work and time....
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 06-20-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Nothing says "FAST" better than hood pins lol. ...

Nothing says "FAST" better than hood pins lol.

I'm in the same situation having to push down at the front of the hood to get it to latch. My hood already flew up once so hood pins definitely give...
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