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by fb71
Sun Apr 13, 2008 11:58 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 7.25 traction lock
Replies: 8
Views: 1239

all Mustang IIs had 8" rears, Trac-Loc was an available option.
by fb71
Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:24 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: More boost at lower RPM's with smaller exhaust?
Replies: 37
Views: 3854

if put ing a smaller pipe on it wont work then how does a VG(variable geometry) turbo work. They change the pitch of the blades on the compressor wheel, that's how. A different angle of attack gives different flow and spool characteristics. It all works on the cold side, anyhow. Nothing to do with ...
by fb71
Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:24 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: What year Vintage Mustang do you drive?
Replies: 16
Views: 1658

Slade and Doug, thanks very much!!! And yes, Doug, I am cheating... It does have an 8, but it's a 260, with road-draft tube and generator, Cruise-O-Matic, ps, and pb. Color is HOK Orion Silver. It was originally Poppy Red, with Ruby Red int and a black top. It was painted various shades of red and b...
by fb71
Sun Mar 23, 2008 11:30 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: What year Vintage Mustang do you drive?
Replies: 16
Views: 1658

I have a 64.5 coupe, owned it since 91, finished resto in 04.

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by fb71
Thu Feb 14, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: CHEAP Wideband kits!
Replies: 69
Views: 13226

* Digital readout. I want a gauge, cause my old eyes/brain can't keep up with a digital readout and drive at the same time. you could always try a meter lke this. Should be fairly simple to wire in ahead of the 7-segment drivers. http://www.martelmeters.com/products.php?cat=2&action=detail&...
by fb71
Sun Jan 06, 2008 8:17 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: Wife-friendly mods
Replies: 2
Views: 587

my only suggestion; Passenger Mute Button

:lol:
by fb71
Sun Jan 06, 2008 6:22 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: critter on-going falcon project (inside firewall)
Replies: 11
Views: 1702

lookin' VERY nice!!!

Makes me want to get started on my '69 SportsCoupe!!
by fb71
Sat Jan 05, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI from Jeep to Mustang?
Replies: 21
Views: 2233

Tempo was 2.3L, Taurus was 2.5L. HSC combustion chamber was an evolution of the small six architecture. The reason the Tempo throttle body fits in place of a 1V carb is because that's exactly what it was designed to do. The 1984 Tempo and Topaz came with a feedback Holley carb based on the old Holle...
by fb71
Sun Dec 30, 2007 11:29 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Tranny: OD is gone; still works; what to repair?
Replies: 10
Views: 1297

glad I could help. :D
by fb71
Sat Dec 29, 2007 11:41 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Tranny: OD is gone; still works; what to repair?
Replies: 10
Views: 1297

I know most folks balk at this idea, but you may want totry a dealer for this one. The driveability tech at a Ford dealer would most likely find the source relatively quickly. If you absolutely don't want to use a dealer, try an electrical/electronic repair shop first. Most likely its not a module f...
by fb71
Sat Dec 29, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Tranny: OD is gone; still works; what to repair?
Replies: 10
Views: 1297

check fuses 8 (15A) and 18 (10A)

I'm thinking fuse 8 is the culprit.

Of course, you need to find out why the fuse popped....
by fb71
Sat Dec 29, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Tranny: OD is gone; still works; what to repair?
Replies: 10
Views: 1297

OK, the speedo being dead is your key indicator. The 92-96 F150s used a PSOM (Programmable Speedometer Odometer Module). The PSOM collects speed data from the sensor in the rear axle, and broadcasts that data to the PCM. The PCM then uses that info to schedule shifting events and determine line pres...
by fb71
Wed Dec 26, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 66 Fairlaine Rear
Replies: 5
Views: 882

aaarrrrrggggghhhhhh!!!!!!! :x

oh well.....
by fb71
Tue Dec 25, 2007 9:23 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: 66 Fairlaine Rear
Replies: 5
Views: 882

hey, that '66 Fairlane rear is perfect for my '69 Falcon. Why don't you stick it on a C-130 and send him to Warfield Air Base in Middle River, MD (the old Glenn L. Martin plant) :lol:
by fb71
Sat Dec 08, 2007 11:53 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: 300ci foxbody
Replies: 11
Views: 1640

Smokey the Blue Tipped Wrench says anything will fit!
by fb71
Mon Nov 12, 2007 10:14 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Can someone ID these wheels?
Replies: 23
Views: 3525

I tell ya, they look ALOT like the Magnum 500s on my 64 1/2 coupe. My guess? Someone spent alot of money to have a set of Magnum 500 centers sectioned and welded back into the rims....

Well, I stand corrected.... I just looked at the pic links.. :oops:

I have to go with MGB Rostyle also...
by fb71
Fri Oct 19, 2007 11:06 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: Mystery black things
Replies: 6
Views: 740

yes, that's all they are, quick connectors. Taurus' were famous for having them corrode. They are there for fast assembly during vehicle construction. Remove them and splice the wires. That was a TSB for a time back in the early 90's (I was a Ford Dealer tech and instructor for 12 years)
by fb71
Mon Oct 15, 2007 7:12 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Blown Headgasket
Replies: 13
Views: 1139

Re: Blown Headgasket

Jammer wrote:I appreciate all comments while I break out the calculator to consider my yearly earnings vs my daily value!

Jim


so, would that be 'yearnings' vs 'earnings'? :D
by fb71
Mon Oct 08, 2007 11:40 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Where is the knock sensor???? and where is the IDM????
Replies: 4
Views: 862

IDM is actually a piece of software in the processor. The IDM circuit is one of the two green wires at the ignition coil. Its basically a tach signal to the processor. The processor compares PIP (Profile Ignition Pickup) with SPOUT (SPark OUT). PIP is the signal from the distributor sensor, SPOUT is...
by fb71
Fri Sep 28, 2007 9:59 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: AOD on an I6?
Replies: 10
Views: 1471

Big A, I don't mean to question you, but 'HUH'? The AOD is a good trans, and has no more parasitic load than a C-4. I know, I have a SuperFlow trans dyno, and have built and checked both. The AOD takes only a bit more input torque than the C-4, but that's only during converter lock-up. Yes, the AOD ...
by fb71
Wed Sep 26, 2007 11:45 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: AOD on an I6?
Replies: 10
Views: 1471

again, it still matters which years, as the 200 had 3 different bells.
by fb71
Tue Sep 25, 2007 6:20 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: EFI Seminar?
Replies: 31
Views: 2707

Mike, I'd be interested in attending, from an educational standpoint. I plan on developing my own system based on MSII, but I'm always interested in different systems. Also, if you choose to run a session in the Baltimore/Washinton DC area, I may be able to offer CCBC Catonsville as a host facility....
by fb71
Mon Sep 17, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Body, Paint, & Interior
Topic: Looking for paitchip,ect?
Replies: 6
Views: 958

uh, my Mustang took 4 gallons of color..... HOK Orion Silver
by fb71
Mon Sep 17, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: I need new doors and trunk lid.
Replies: 9
Views: 924

good points.... random crap and gems.
by fb71
Mon Sep 17, 2007 12:16 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: I need new doors and trunk lid.
Replies: 9
Views: 924

eh, some of NPD's stuff is unique source. That's why I use the others, they all draw off the major suppliers. I have to admit, I've not bought their sheetmetal, which I'm sure is from the same Chinese source. I don't know where they get some of their suspension components, though...
by fb71
Sun Sep 16, 2007 11:59 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: I need new doors and trunk lid.
Replies: 9
Views: 924

really? because I've got nothing but horror stories about NPD's supposed quality....

I deal with CJ Pony Parts, Dallas Mustang, Mustangs Unlimited and Mustangs Plus. I won't buy anything from NPD ever again.
by fb71
Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:00 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: spark plug
Replies: 10
Views: 870

thanks very much!!
by fb71
Sun Sep 16, 2007 9:29 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Areostar rim?
Replies: 11
Views: 1475

The Windbag (Windstar) rims are set in kinda deep, due to the Front Wheel Drive application. Aeroflot (Aerostar, Aeroflot is a Russian airline) wheels are nearly identical in dimension to old Falcon/Mustang/Fairlane wheels.
by fb71
Sun Sep 16, 2007 9:24 pm
Forum: Turbo, Supercharger, and Nitrous
Topic: spark plug
Replies: 10
Views: 870

I don't have an answer to your question, but could you please reduce your avatar size?
by fb71
Sun Sep 16, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Vintage Speed
Replies: 6
Views: 1277

Very nice stuff. But someone should tell him about spell-check...
by fb71
Sun Sep 16, 2007 6:26 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Areostar rim?
Replies: 11
Views: 1475

sounds like a Windstar rim, same as Taurus/Sable/Continental/89-97 T-Bird. Does not cross to Aerostar/Ranger/Explorer/Mustang.

Windstar = 5 x 107mm (4.25")
Aerostar = 5 x 114mm (4.5")
by fb71
Sun Sep 16, 2007 6:22 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: blower fan on efi
Replies: 3
Views: 693

IIRC, there was a high incidence of injector failure due to heat saturation early on.
by fb71
Wed Sep 12, 2007 11:20 am
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: just converted to hydraulic clutch, bleeding problem
Replies: 13
Views: 1484

oh, I'm sorry, no, not a shop vac. I use a vacuum pump, like a hand operated MightyVac, with the big suction cup-looking adapter on top of the master. If you don't have a MightyVac, you can them rather inexpensively at Wally World.
by fb71
Wed Sep 12, 2007 1:52 am
Forum: The Truck Stop
Topic: just converted to hydraulic clutch, bleeding problem
Replies: 13
Views: 1484

hold the clutch pedal up, and put a vacuum on the master cyl. release vac, then apply again. Each time you vac, you'll see bubbles if there's still air in the slave/line. When the bubbles stop, air is out!
by fb71
Wed Sep 12, 2007 1:49 am
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: My Tempo EFI conversion
Replies: 217
Views: 41406

green top was the highest flow. used to work in a cammed-up 1.9 Escort with a 4spd.... :twisted:

Motorsport used to sell a mean cam for the 1.9....
by fb71
Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:34 am
Forum: Fuel Injection - Mega Squirt
Topic: My Tempo EFI conversion
Replies: 217
Views: 41406

hey Moe$,

check carbed Japanese cars. Toyotas had cable cams much like that, as did Mazdas.
by fb71
Tue Sep 11, 2007 12:50 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Mustang II
Replies: 17
Views: 1833

8) The Fox body platform got its name beause the modified 4 link rear suspension setup was based off the Audi Fox. interesting theory.... the way I understood it, Ford used animal names as code for each of its platforms. Panther = Crown Vic/Grand Marq/Town Car Fox = Fairmount/LTD/Mustang/Granada/Mo...
by fb71
Sun Sep 09, 2007 10:10 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: Crack in the ehaust port
Replies: 7
Views: 813

I've had luck welding large areas on cast iron. I use an AC buzzbox set to 90amps, and a 99% nickle rod. Weld an area the size of a pencil eraser, then immediately peen with a chipping hammer. If you can touch the welded area right after peening it, it didn't get too hot. Go slow, move several inche...
by fb71
Sun Sep 09, 2007 1:04 am
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Mustang II
Replies: 17
Views: 1833

Generation 1 (T-5) had 4 different bodies; '64-'66, '67-'68, '69-'70, and '71-'73, all based on the '60 Falcon/'62 Fairlane-Comet Generation 2 (Mustang II) ran '74-'78, shared several parts with Pinto Generation 3 (Fox body) ran '79-'93 with several evolutions overlapping along the way. The most sig...
by fb71
Sat Sep 08, 2007 8:49 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Mustang II
Replies: 17
Views: 1833

75-78 for the stretch. The radiator support was moved forward, and the hood lengthend to accomodate the 5.0L. Over All Length and WheelBase didn't change. Also, the fuel fill was moved from low on the left quarter to high on the left quarter to fix a slow fill/fuel burp issue. The stock engines were...
by fb71
Fri Sep 07, 2007 6:41 pm
Forum: Transmission & Drivetrain
Topic: Shift rod broke
Replies: 8
Views: 1169

Mustangs never had column shift. It would be the same as Fairlane, thou. Why don't you take the rod to a local machine shop and have them weld it?
by fb71
Fri Sep 07, 2007 10:35 am
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Prototype 300?
Replies: 32
Views: 4954

Even thou I love Vics, the Panther platform is 30 years old... Besides, the 'Interceptor' is in the works..... (designed to stomp Hemi Chargers...)
by fb71
Thu Sep 06, 2007 11:25 pm
Forum: Mustang Corral
Topic: Install Export Brace
Replies: 27
Views: 4362

or, you could try my method. I cut a piece of pipe to fit on top of the shock towers. To that, I wire-tied a common $20 bottle-jack, underslung, top and bottom facing the insides of the shock towers. The I found two lengths of 4x4, and wire-tied them to pipe on either end of the jack. Then I pumped ...
by fb71
Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:44 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Languishing Cortina
Replies: 15
Views: 2051

yeah, but Mavy's aren't RHD :lol:
by fb71
Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:41 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Languishing Cortina
Replies: 15
Views: 2051

hey Addo, can you stuff that thing in a little box and mail it to me? :twisted:
by fb71
Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Prototype 300?
Replies: 32
Views: 4954

:D About a year ago,Hot Rod(R)magazine had an article about a company in California(with FoMoCo`s blessing)including a FACTORY warrentee,was converting Crown Vics to V10 configuration for Law enforcement use.They said that when they were caught up on LE purchaseses,they would have some avialable fo...
by fb71
Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:29 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Prototype 300?
Replies: 32
Views: 4954

tjm73 wrote:But I doubt the engine sizes will be 5.8 and 6.2 Those are pretty close in size. 5.8 = 354cid and 6.2 = 378cid. Now a 5.0 (think Boss 302 marketing) or a 5.4 (331) and the 6.2 I can see.


nope. the two displacements reported to me were 5.8 and 6.2. One for the trucks, one for the 'Interceptor'....
by fb71
Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:58 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Prototype 300?
Replies: 32
Views: 4954

my friends inside say SOHC for the production Boss. No relation to the FRP Boss.

FRP Boss is a variant of the Windsor.
by fb71
Wed Sep 05, 2007 3:49 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Prototype 300?
Replies: 32
Views: 4954

Advanced gasoline engines: Small, powerful and fuel efficient is the mantra for Ford's powerplant engineers. Ford plans to make Twin Force the brand name for its fuel efficient, high-performance engines. Twin Force powerplants will have a combination of gasoline direct-injection and turbocharging s...
by fb71
Wed Sep 05, 2007 1:12 pm
Forum: 240-300 "Big Block" Six Performance
Topic: Prototype 300?
Replies: 32
Views: 4954

hmmm. I thought the article said straight six. I'll have to re-read it.

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