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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-09-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 975
Posted By barnett468
. The op last posted over 5 months ago. A...

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The op last posted over 5 months ago.

A stock block will quickly turn into scrap metal with 400 hp.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-08-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By barnett468
there is absolutely zero "art" to driving an...

there is absolutely zero "art" to driving an early mustang with stock tires and manual steering nor is any unusual amount of strength required.
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 07-04-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By barnett468
what are your current gears? what type of...

what are your current gears?

what type of driving will you be doing?

3.70 or 4.10 is retarded if your engine doesn't rev over around 6k and you do much freeway driving, especially if you don't...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 07-04-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By barnett468
it should have a 180 or 192 t stat and it should...

it should have a 180 or 192 t stat and it should never run hotter than around 10 degrees above the t stat rating.
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 07-04-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By barnett468
flushing it is completely pointless at the...

flushing it is completely pointless at the moment.

you need to post a LOT more info starting with when this first occurred etc.

if it did not run hot beofre you installed those parts, it could...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-04-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By barnett468
are you looking for a screw type only or will a...

are you looking for a screw type only or will a supercharger also be ok.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-06-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By barnett468
simplify your life and forget the new water pump...

simplify your life and forget the new water pump . do not try to reinvent the wheel unless you really want to.

you can get flex hose with a stainless cover . this stays formed pretty well . just...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-02-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By barnett468
post photos

post photos
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-31-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 949
Posted By barnett468
Read my previous post regarding compression...

Read my previous post regarding compression gauges.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-29-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 949
Posted By barnett468
It depends on the severity of the leak. The...

It depends on the severity of the leak. The bigger the leak, the lower the compression.

A 10 lb difference is not enough to definitively say it is a bad valve or bad rings etc.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-28-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 949
Posted By barnett468
"twice as much" means nothing in this instance....

"twice as much" means nothing in this instance. he stated it did the same thing with the 2100, plus the carb size is irrelevant at idle. the thing that is relevant is having the fuel mix screws...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-28-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 949
Posted By barnett468
what gauge did you use? cheap gauges can be off...

what gauge did you use? cheap gauges can be off by up to 20 lbs. the good thing is that one is not substantially lower than the rest.

also, did you do it with the throttle fully open and turn the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-28-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 949
Posted By barnett468
leaks in the exhaust system. leaking exhaust...

leaks in the exhaust system.

leaking exhaust valve.

a compression test may help find the prob.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-27-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By barnett468
Since you need pistons anyway, i would get custom...

Since you need pistons anyway, i would get custom pistons. it might cost around $90.00 instead of around $45.00 to mill that much off the head because it takes more time, so you could apply the...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-24-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,187
Posted By barnett468
Well I forgot to mention that I don't buy that...

Well I forgot to mention that I don't buy that much either, lol.

I see you are from North Carolina. Did you know a shop called Mustangs of Concord?

Oh...and welcome to the forum. Unlike Vintage...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-24-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,187
Posted By barnett468
I simply keep buying what I want until it is done...

I simply keep buying what I want until it is done and don't keep track of anything.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-21-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By barnett468
ok, here ya go . this is by far the very best way...

ok, here ya go . this is by far the very best way to do this.

have the block zero decked

use a fel pro head gasket

get custom pistons made from race tech. they are around $575.00 with rings....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-21-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By barnett468
ok, i would just keep it simple then and get a...

ok, i would just keep it simple then and get a late model 1 barrel carb. mill the head to regain the compression you are loosing with that head and run something like the howards cam.

i will post...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-18-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By barnett468
ok, xlnt. clifford performance is 2 miles...

ok, xlnt.

clifford performance is 2 miles from me, lol.

In as much detail as possible, tell us EXACTLY what you want to achieve.

do want a glass smooth idle or a slightly rough/lopey idle?
...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-17-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By barnett468
yes, it also has one.

yes, it also has one.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-15-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By barnett468
My friend has that and hates it because it...

My friend has that and hates it because it leaked, so he rebuilt it and it worked for a few days then leaked again. I also had one and it leaked, however, there are certainly many that don't leak....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-14-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By barnett468
the oem hydraulic one is from an australian car...

the oem hydraulic one is from an australian car but i typically use the stock mechanical linkage because of the many problems there are with aftermarket hydraulic ones.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-14-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By barnett468
are you saying you bought a kit from him and he...

are you saying you bought a kit from him and he said it has flaws and he will not replace it for free?

tiltons can leak also

stock/oem is usually best.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-14-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By barnett468
i didn't say to replace anything. find the...

i didn't say to replace anything. find the problem first. also, disconnect the battery when removing and installing the chrome horn ring.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-14-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By barnett468
an open circuit would not build up heat.

an open circuit would not build up heat.
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