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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang Today, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Buck Sergeant
1982 mustang purchase help

wbrockstar, my 1987 foxbody was purchased last year and did in fact have rust issues concerning the front strut towers. I knew a 331 stroker, on juice, was going to be the power for this project and...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-17-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Engine swap wiring help

Aaron, sometimes I get carried away and don't consider cost due to the fact that I have sponsors, but when I was building a 588 cid Dart Big Block to run in a 1941 Willys ,stretched, pick up truck,...
Forum: General Tech 02-17-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By Buck Sergeant
2015 GT - Heat radiating from the inside of car

megahertz, sounds like that dealer E-mail could be translated into; "we have no idea what is wrong but maybe this gibberish will make you think we know what we are doing."
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 02-16-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By Buck Sergeant
lunati supercharger

Sid, the Lunati supercharger is marketed by Autoplicity. I have used Lunati camshafts in full competition engines and they are hairy, but make a lot of power. That being said, as far as...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-16-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Buck Sergeant
1986 GT dies while driving

Stearperson, i'm gonna murder my crew chief for coming up with all these bright ideas. Check out these words of wisdom. Sudden stalling under cruise conditions is usually electrical in nature. Air...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 02-15-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Buck Sergeant
5 Year Old "New'' Tires???

FoshJowler, The usual concern is that tires may have sat in a warehouse for years, and the rubber has degraded in some way. While it is not uncommon for it to take several months, and sometimes even...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-15-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By Buck Sergeant
up_yours_7,if this car is OEM, the carburetor is...

up_yours_7,if this car is OEM, the carburetor is probably a HOLLY 4180C. It is far from the HOLLY'S we are now familiar with. I strongly advise you to go to this link before doing anything else:...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 02-15-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Buck Sergeant
What Gear? Current 3.31

Fireball, you are scaring me. Why, because you sound a lot like my thinking. Yes, the "taller" tires will cut down your rear gear ratio, but this will give you less "rollout" and effect your ET....
Forum: Motor Swap Section 02-14-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Buck Sergeant
3.8 to carbed 408w

Ryan, you can toss the electronics if you go carburetor. A good intake with a holly 650 or 750 double pumper will make you very happy. I like the 408 configuration, is it from a 351w worked out??? ...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 02-14-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Swap S197 ECU in 1999 mustang GT

sn95.4v, Off hand, I would say no. Swapping ECUs has always been a bad experience for me. I get around all the confusion by going carbureted. Yes, old school, but very rewarding . I was running a...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-14-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Buck Sergeant
mpg question..(1) = pump reg octain

talldude, NUKE is right on the money. But, NUKE left out one valuable piece of information. Good gas mileage begins with proper control of a heave right foot. Believe me, I'm pushing 450 RWHP out...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 02-14-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Buck Sergeant
What Gear? Current 3.31

Fireball241, I'll tell you a little secret. Forget about the rear end gears. 3.31is close enough. The gears that must be changed are the gears in your TRANNY. Back in the day I learned this secret...
Forum: Tuner Central 02-11-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Turbo ?

S1974.0, just for conversations sake, I am reminded of back in the mid 80s when we were experimenting with nitrous on small and big block Chevys. later on when turbos fell into fashion we...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-10-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Buck Sergeant
1986 GT dies while driving

Deebyrd, Could be either tranny or clutch. Big question. Can you push the car with the clutch disengaged, clutch pedal all the way to the floor.? Also, check the Master for proper fluid level.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 02-10-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Buck Sergeant
1986 GT dies while driving

Stearperson, Don't know if this will solve your problem, but my nasty 308 had the same problem. This solved it.The fuel injected Mustang uses a small motor/valve assembly that allows a specific...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-08-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Buck Sergeant
keving, I hope this will answer your question. ...

keving, I hope this will answer your question.

The current location of the factory sway bar mounts won't clear 15" drag wheels. The past solution to this problem was to cut the brackets and...
Forum: General Tech 02-08-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Driveshaft Loop?

ricky, because of my insanity with my 2014 Mustang GT, I am required to use front and rear driveshaft loops. Try a CHE Performance front driveshaft loop # CHE11K. In my, many years of drag racing, I...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-06-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Oil Catch Can Question.

2011 GTVert, Yes , this is normally correct for the passengers side. I only install a, oil separator, on BOTH sides, if the engine has any sort of aspiration. As part of your Mustang’s Positive...
Forum: Tuner Central 02-06-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Turbo?

Mr. 4.0L, the biggest bang for your buck would be a 75 HP hit of nitrous. Why, because no changes, to the engine tune, are needed for anything under 75 hp hit of juice. Oh, by the way, be sure to...
Forum: SVT Forums 02-06-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,198
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Steering Wheel Off Center

Yup, take your car to a good alignment shop, with lazar equipment, and have them "index" your steering and also have them do a "four wheel THRUST" alignment. If there are any additional issues these...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 02-04-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Shop installed SP514 spark plugs at 100k, should I replace? Worried about seizing

kevsgt, SP 514 is the correct number if it is for your 2006 stang. As far as the breakage goes, all I can suggest is to hold your breath. Just be sure to put a "LITTLE" dab of anti seize on the...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 02-04-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Replacement air filter not oiled gauze

Phats, google Pod Air Filters. Amazon has 54mm "clamp on, Non oil" filters. Put some WD-40 on it and it will fit snug as a bug in the rug.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-03-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Purple injectors

Nate, It's me again. My crew chief just informed me that Ford did use a "purplish" fuel injector in the Ford Navigator. And it was a 24#.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-03-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Purple injectors

Nate, this might better explain the color coding:

19 = orange
24 = light blue
30 = red
36 = dark blue
42 = lime green
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-03-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Purple injectors

Nate,to my knowledge, 30's are red, 42s are green, 24's are blue, yellow or brownish are 19's. Also, if they are stock 19# thay will have a ford part# F2TE-A3A on it. Hope this helps. Maybe the...
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