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07-04-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,565
Posted By capri debris

I talked directly to the guys at Trick Flow when...

I talked directly to the guys at Trick Flow when I bought my top end kit and installed it.

They told me they have installed this kit on many 302s and with true flat top pistons (which my '86...
06-18-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By capri debris

What exactly is unplugged... the vacuum hose or...

What exactly is unplugged... the vacuum hose or the electrical connector?

A speed density M.A.P. (manifold absolute pressure) sensor will have a vacuum hose connected to the intake, because speed...
05-30-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By capri debris

Asking if you can "just get rid" of O2 sensors is...

Asking if you can "just get rid" of O2 sensors is like asking if you can get rid of the fuel injectors. Without O2s how is the ECU supposed to know what the actual air/fuel ratio is so it can make...
04-17-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,996
Posted By capri debris

X2. I used nuts and bolts for my regulators and...

X2. I used nuts and bolts for my regulators and glass.... stainless button head allen bolts for the door locks. Much "gooder" than rivets. lol.
03-15-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,238
Posted By capri debris

When you switch from bolts to studs, you must...

When you switch from bolts to studs, you must have the block line bored. The change from bolts to studs positions the main caps in a slightly different place and deforms them differently when torqued...
03-13-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,238
Posted By capri debris

I did not use the washer under the nut, the...

I did not use the washer under the nut, the mounting tab for the pickup is serving the same purpose as the washer... and yes, I had to drill the hole out to fit over the stud.

Here's a pic:
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Forum: General Tech
02-27-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By capri debris

I'm confused... why would anyone want to "break"...

I'm confused... why would anyone want to "break" their "brake" pads?
02-24-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,985
Posted By capri debris

Ask the guys insurance co if they'll do a cash...

Ask the guys insurance co if they'll do a cash settlement.

I have State Farm and I got rear ended, they wanted to total the car. I wanted to keep it and fix it myself, but I didn't want a...
Forum: Off Topic
02-22-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,461
Posted By capri debris

The American way... get it ALL, right NOW... and...

The American way... get it ALL, right NOW... and the best part.... pay it all back with LOTS interest. Oh just wait... it's only a matter of time before the little lady comes to you with a gleam in...
02-17-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,736
Posted By capri debris

What makes these connectors so hard to remove is...

What makes these connectors so hard to remove is the spring inside the collar.

To make it easier, spray some penetrant oil inside and let it work, then take a small flat blade screw driver and...
Forum: Off Topic
02-13-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By capri debris

This past October, I bought an '00 F150 with 165k...

This past October, I bought an '00 F150 with 165k miles for $6600. Mint interior, mint exterior/paint........ underside was rotted out. I'm in the process of fixing it all... new rear spring...
02-07-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By capri debris

It's wrong, but I WILL laugh if you do all this...

It's wrong, but I WILL laugh if you do all this work and discover the "coolant" spraying out your tailpipes was nothing more than condensation in the exhaust.
Forum: Off Topic
01-25-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By capri debris

I drove for a living for 12 years and have seen...

I drove for a living for 12 years and have seen no less than 10 major pile ups and came out unscathed every time.... because I am an attentive driver.

When I got into a white out condition and...
Forum: General Tech
01-23-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,381
Posted By capri debris

Here is his original post: If he wants...

Here is his original post:



If he wants to get above 300 HP that sure sounds like he wants the power of a V8 to me.

I'm not knocking V6 Mustangs or their owners, but if someone craves 300+...
Forum: General Tech
01-23-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,381
Posted By capri debris

It's been said a thousand times... sell your car...

It's been said a thousand times... sell your car and take the money you'll spend on a V6 to get it to run like a V8.... and actually buy a V8.

This makes sense because to get a V6 car to any...
01-22-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By capri debris

So all this happened because you decided to...

So all this happened because you decided to install a TB with a larger bore than the intake?

What exactly did you think you were going to gain HP wise... it's not like the larger TB was going to...
01-21-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By capri debris

Did you replace the gasket when you installed the...

Did you replace the gasket when you installed the new TB... if you tried to get away with reusing the old one then you took a chance and it bit you in the butt.
Forum: Off Topic
01-19-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 840
Posted By capri debris

Getting upsidedown on a car loan is the biggest...

Getting upsidedown on a car loan is the biggest and most common mistake people make when they are just starting out.

You really only have 2 choices:
1. Keep making the payments until it's paid...
01-19-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By capri debris

I'm interested in the blowdown tube and bottle...

I'm interested in the blowdown tube and bottle gauge... and possibly the purge kit. How much for those parts?
Forum: General Tech
01-17-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,254
Posted By capri debris

Things to consider after pulling codes and...

Things to consider after pulling codes and correcting any problems that it shows:

1. Fuel pressure regulator not set correctly.

2. Throttle position senser not set correctly.

3. Mass air...
01-12-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,124
Posted By capri debris

Just go over it with a gray Scotch-Brite pad....

Just go over it with a gray Scotch-Brite pad. Every time I get an engine back from the machine shop, I do this because they always install a cam dry to make sure it spins freely after they put new...
01-09-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By capri debris

Don't make the mistake of thinking you can put...

Don't make the mistake of thinking you can put any head on an '86 stock block and pistons... you'll without a doubt have piston to valve clearance problems. The piston valve reliefs in the '87 and up...
01-08-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By capri debris

The heads are not the only difference... the...

The heads are not the only difference... the pistons are true flat tops with no valve reliefs.
Forum: Off Topic
01-01-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,039
Posted By capri debris

Back in '86, I was visiting my gf at the...

Back in '86, I was visiting my gf at the University of Chicago and she forgot to tell me the bathroom/shower rooms went co-ed after 12 noon. I was pretty tired from the previous days train ride to...
Forum: General Tech
12-31-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,591
Posted By capri debris

A stock '85 Mustang with a 7.5 rear has 210 hp...

A stock '85 Mustang with a 7.5 rear has 210 hp and can spin the tires at will... so all it takes is 210 hp to lose traction with street tires. Now if you'd take the same car and add another 200 hp,...
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