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1986 5.0

  1. 5.0L Talk
    There is a 1986 5.0 mustang for sale in my area. It is in pretty good shape. It's 5.0 5 speed posi and is fully stock stock. Has 110,000 miles on it. And i was wandering if I could get some feed back on it. If it is a good year, if its a good buy (trade in this scenario), etc. Would love to hear...
  2. 5.0L Talk
    Owning my mustang has given me such joy, please check out my pics and let me know what you think. I have wanted this car for a long time and now I can just enjoy it. I work on it in my spare time, have some family that know a lot more and help me, and I go to shows here in Los Angeles and speak...
  3. 5.0L Talk
    The engine has around 130,000 miles. is it worth rebuild an engine that has flat top pistons? what could i do to this engine to make it gain at least 400 -500 hp?
  4. 5.0L Tech
    I'm planning on rebuilding a 86 with a 302 carved motor the motor knocks but no smoke at all anyone have any ideas and can talk me threw the rebuild what all should i do ? etc. all the advice would help my first car I'm rebuilding
  5. 5.0L Tech
    Hey guys- I'm looking to do a 130a alternator upgrade and I was wondering if any of you who have done this, also upgraded your wiring. I read an article that suggested this but I've also read articles that did not upgrade the wiring at all. Pros vs Cons? Any suggestions? I just dont want my pony...
  6. 5.0L Tech
    ok all 5 gears work fun when i put it in to reverse and let of the clutch it pops out i tried holding it in and it was gringing think i need a new tranny or clutch
  7. 5.0L Tech
    My '86 gt is running funny. it wont idle right it bounces form 200rms to 1000rpms n stalls. when i go to take off in first grear its very slugish like its totally missfiring. here is the catch when i hit 3000rpms it takes off like crazy, all the power is there. its like i hit nos lol. i dont...