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  1. Classic Tech
    1969 Grande 302 My alternator needs replaced. I am going to eventually rebuild it but i want to throw in a replacement in the mean time. I want to make sure what i get will work and fit correctly. Here's what im looking at now if someone with a little more knowledge(than myself) on the grande's...
  2. Classic Talk
    I am new to Fords and have a question about oil level as measured by the dipstick. When this car measures low and I add oil it seems as though it takes a lot of oil to bring it to the top line. In other words,on most dipsticks the distance between the lines usually represents one quart, so its...
  3. Classic Talk
    Sorry for the simple question. My 1969 coupe came without a dome light fixture. I put a bulb in the socket and it worked fine (though I was surprised at how hot that bulb got), so I ordered a fixture, which came as a chrome base, plastic lens, and two screws. In order to attach this, it looks as...
  4. Classic Tech
    I'm new to the Ford Mustang Forums and I need help figuring out a problem with a 1969 Mach 1 that was just passed down to me. So here's the problem. When you go to start the car in the hot weather about 85 degrease F and up the car just will not start but will fire up with no problem in cooler...
  5. Classic Talk
    Is it necessary to remove/replace the windshield and/ or the rear window in order to install a new headliner on a 1969 Mustang coupe?
  6. Classic Talk
    I have seen YouTube videos of heater core replacement on a 1969 Mustang. My car has never been restored and it has factory in-dash air conditioning. I understand it requires the complete removal of the dash. My question is, how difficult is this for a rank amateur, and, other than the heater...
  7. Audio, Video, Navigation & Alarms
    So i have had my mustang for a few years, and my old AM radio isnt cutting it anymore. I am looking to get a new radio, speakers, amp (if needed) and i was planning on putting the speakers under the window behind the rear seat. I also would like to put the new receiver in the place of the old...
  8. Classic Tech
    Hey everybody. I am a 16 year old :) looking at building a ground up '69 boss 302. Obviously I have a budget lol and I am having trouble with it. I am looking at just getting everything new(shell, engine, and tranny) but ran into a problem. so what I need to know right now are these 2 things...
  9. Classic Tech
    I need help making a decision, so I figured you guys could help that have been here. In my car right now I have a 302 that was rebuilt around 5k miles ago. My plans were to modify that. However, I meet a guy who will sell me a roller cam 302 with 80k miles on it for $200. It's fuel injected, and...
  10. Classic Tech
    Hello. I have a 1969 Candy Red convertible I bought last week. The heater control seems to be stuck on defrost. So much so that a p.o. bent the heck out of the control lever. I have done a lot of searching but can't seem to find a solution to my problem. I have taken the dash apart and have...
  11. Classic Tech
    Alright guys, I'm in the place that I know many people have been in while thinking of doing an engine swap. Do I go with the late model 302 or a 351w from a 94+ truck. Either engine I will do the same aftermarket parts most likely. A mild cam, Edelbrock RPM intake, aluminum heads (probably TW...
  12. Classic Tech
    Alright so after some days of research and dreaming of all my wishes of an engine I plan to build, I started to realize a lot goes with it other than just a swap. I plan on building up a 302 roller engine with high flow heads (probably like TW 170cc), a mild cam, and Edelbrock Performer RPM Air...
  13. Classic Tech
    Hey guys, I know taking the 302 out of the foxbodies and building them up to put in the classics is very popular. My question is why? What makes the 302 out of a fox body better than the original 302. They are both rated the same HP, so why do people prefer to build up the foxbody 302s rather...
  14. Classic Tech
    Hello, I have a 1969 grande mustang I would like to put my 2006 pony package mustang wheels (17x8) with 235/55/17 Yokohamas on it. Prior to buying new wheels (18x9, 275\40) for my 06, I test fitted the 17's on the rear of the 69 with decent fitment (obviously could use spacers). I couldn't try...
  15. Classic Talk
    Hello everyone, Sorry to be a newb here but I have a scenario I never thought would happen that I need some help. My brother inherited my fathers 1969 Mach 1 390 S code which last ran in 1996. It has spent most of its life in a garage but it did spend about 10 years in the elements. It is pretty...
  16. Classic Tech
    Hello I'm new to this site and looking for some advice from real mustang guys! I recently bought a 1969 Ford Mustang Coupe with 351 Windsor, has a 4 barrel carburetor, a true duel exhaust, and headers.. i thinks its 2 inch may be 2.5 not sure. 1-was wondering if cherry bombs glasspacks would be...
  17. Classic Tech
    Hi everybody, I have a 1969 Grande with all around drum brakes that I believe are factory. I need to know the right size, offset and amount of backspacing I need for proper fitment. If you have any knowledge on the subject please let me know asap. Thanks in advance, Aidan
  18. Classic Tech
    Hey guys, I have yet to understand different kinds of cams. After I get my new headers and exhaust, I'm going to get a new cam shaft. I was wondering if any of you could gear me in the right direction, or even recommend a specific one. I have a 1969 coupe with a rebuilt 302 with an edelbrock...
  19. Introductions
    This 1969 Mustang Cobra Jet is one of 200 consigned vehicles to be offered at the 36th Annual New England Auction of Antique, Classic and Special Interest Automobiles held at, sponsored by, and to benefit The Owls Head Transportation Museum, in Owls Head, Maine on August 17th, 2013. Visit the...
  20. Classic Tech
    Does anyone have a picture of the reverse light switch installation on a 1969 Mustang 4-speed toploader?? I bought a new switch, as the original was missing and I can't figure out how it mounts. Might I be missing a bracket?? Sincerely! Sean
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