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  1. 5.0L Talk
    I just created my account earlier today, so forgive me if I'm posting this in the wrong spot. I read some of the rules on tech vs talk and have determined that the following best goes here. I apologize if I am wrong. Note: I am mechanically inclined, but I have no history at all on engine...
  2. V6 Tech
    So my 1985 mustang lx convertible needs a new dashboard. the current one is missing a dash top (i have a replacement), the air control module is cracked in half, many parts of the dash are broken or cracked, the dash lights dont work and the whole dashboard is basically falling off only being...
  3. V6 Talk
    I have a 1985 Mustang LX convertible and I'm wondering what maintenance is needed for the convertible tops. not just for the top but for the mechanism too. is there anything i should do to upkeep the actual mechanism? (there are some parts that have recently started rattling.) I just need any...
  4. 5.0L Tech
    Ok, I need help guys. Here is the situation. I bought a 1985 mustang a while back and the clutch was very stiff from the get go. It shifted smooth and no problems were evident but now it will not engage. Now you can press the clutch and it is ridiculously stiff and even begins to try to coil...
  5. 2.3L Tech
    Hey i got a 1985 4cylinder mustang. I am wanting to increase the horse power/make faster. Please im desperate. will spend some sort of money on this boy to become high horses for a 4cylinder. Help please just reply to this thread please Uploaded with ImageShack.us
  6. Introductions
    Hey I'm will I'm new to the forums I have just purchased a 1985 mustang 4 cylinder 4 speed manual. I'm from St. Louis missouri. I am 15 years old.
  7. 5.0L Tech
    i've got an '85 and the clutch pedal won't go down to release the clutch. we were driving it beforehand, and the clutch was working fine, with no problems of depressing it, or gear changes. when i shut it off, and went to start it again, the clutch pedal was stuck and wouldn't go down, not even...
  8. 5.0L Tech
    On Jan. 1, 2011, my 1985 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 was totaled by my girlfriend (hell of a way to start the new year). There is major body damage to the driver door, Front Left, alignment damage to the body in the front, and some minor body damage to the front right of the car. The rest appears...
  9. 5.0L Talk
    I love mustangs Currently own a 2000 v6 model and im ready to sell it and buy one with the other two cylinders in it ive been looking around and i have no idea what to look for in buying one I read the sticky but does anyone that has a good deal of knowledge and experience with them that could...
  10. 5.0L Talk
    Does anyone know where I can get a full harness for my 85 GT. I need everything, not just the ignition control harness which is all I can find. Thanks.
  11. 5.0L Tech
    I have a 85 mustang gt 5.0 and i recently dropped the motor and changed all the seals and installed a set of gt40 heads and a ford racing b303 cam but when i put the motor back in i guess some vacuum lines were mixed up and now when it cranks it keeps blowing the carb to intake seal and wont...
  12. 5.0L Talk
    First of all, HELLO ALL. I am a new comer and this is my first post. I bought my 85 gt back in july 2007 with a blown motor. This is my 3rd mustang, and my 2nd GT. Well every other 85 Ive seen has the "info center" in the center console, ahead of the ashtray, with the car diagram and the dummy...
  13. 5.0L Talk
    I have a 1985 lx t-top manual, have had since 1992. Finally got the upgrades done on the engine but now i need a tougher rear end. Does a 8.8 rear end from a 1996 mustang bolt into an '85 without any mods? Also the engine guy screwed up my cars wiring pretty bad. When i press the brake my...
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