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  1. Classic Tech
    hello all, I just took my 66 coupe out for a ride after 8 months of doing restorations. I put on new 15 x 6 tires on front and 15 x8 tires on back with correct backspace. The front tires rubbed the inner fenders. it seemed like the back hit or bottomed out. Anyway, it made a lot of noise...
  2. Classic Tech
    Alright, so I have a 66 line 6 mustang, however I would like to convert to v8 but being in college I can only afford to piece it together. Can I use the v8 suspension with the line6 in it? Will the v8 ac kit work with the line6? like just all around what v8 parts can work with the line 6 in it...
  3. Classic Tech
    hey guys i have a 1966 mustang with a 351w. the car is running rough and i posted earlier about the problem. we thought it was a vaccume problem, and when we plugged the power brake line from the intake the car ran much better. but yesterday the car started acting up again where the idle was all...
  4. Classic Talk
    Recently i have been thinking of changing my inline 6 up to a 289. From what i saw it looks like its going to cost me an arm and a leg to do the upgrade, and not to mention a ton of time. Im not looking for a super car, Just something i can beat people from Light to light. I want to know if i...
  5. Classic Tech
    I am new to the whole break down part of the mustang and I was wondering if there was an easy way to take off the bumpers and chrome trim (window, windshield, rear window). Thanks
  6. Classic Tech
    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum and to mustang ownership. Looking forward to learning as much as I can! I'm the proud owner of a 1966 coupe. I want to restore the car to daily driver condition. As a little background, this is the first classic car I've owned. I'm probably in way over my head...
  7. Wheels and Tires
    My 1966 289 coupe came with these 5 lug weld racing wheels. I'd like to switch to some styled steel or torq thrust wheels. Before I go selling them, I'd like to know the name of the style so I can find some values. Any suggestions on how much to sell them for are greatly appreciated.
  8. Classic Tech
    Hello all, My name is Kevin and I am new to the forums. I'm looking to purchase my first Classic Mustang. I know this is a hard question to ask with out seeing the vehicle, but what would one expect to pay for one with the following description. I found one that has an original 200 ci. inline...
  9. Classic Talk
    Hi guys! I am knid of new to the whole mechanic stuff. I have a 1966 Mustang w/ an electronic ignition off of a 1975 Granada. A few days ago I accidently left the switch turned on and after charging the battery up I am not getting any "fire". I just replaced the ignition today and that didn't...
  10. 5.0L Tech
    I am thinking about putting a stock '93 5.0 engine into my 1966 mustang but has 140,000 original miles on it. I also want to add an E Cam and Ford Racing's Turbo Swirl heads on to it. Are there any issues or problems that I would run into piston wise or do I have to rebuild it? I have and...
  11. Classic Tech
    I'm dropping in a new Ford Racing 302 engine, Sportman block, with GT-40X heads into my 1966 coupe. I'm looking for recommendations on a good set of Tri-Y or shorty headers that will fit around my Unisteer rack and pinion steering and C4 automatic transmission. The car is lowered a little so I...
  12. Classic Tech
    Hi, I am replacing my 6cyl suspension with a v8 suspension in my 1966 project. I am getting a new rear end but I wanted to make sure I was getting the right measurements. I am looking at a 8" rear out of a granada with a 3.0 ratio. Do I need 54" or 52" at the tube flange? Are the perch...
  13. Classic Talk
    My dad is fighting with his commuter a 97 Nissan pickup. No fire. Tried everything. Long story short he tried a used ECM from a local salvage yard and it didn't work. He now has a $100 credit and has offered it to me. It's unlikely they will have any classic mustangs. What could I pick up...
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