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  1. Classic Tech
    Got my 1966 Mustang a few months ago and finally got around to figuring out what type of engine is in it (I knew it wasn't original and definitely newer than 1966). Turns out its a 1987 302 from some sort of truck! Well now I'm trying to put an oil sender on it and can't figure out where it...
  2. 5.0L Talk
    Hi I own 1987 Ford Mustang GT Convertible. I replace the newer roof, and when I bought the car roof motor didn't work and windows not working either. Anyone know any shop who can fix this issue. I am located in Toronto, Ontario Canada Thank you
  3. 5.0L Tech
    Hey all, I'm completely new to the mustang world as of monday afternoon and have some concerns. I have an 87 notchback that was a 4cyl conversion to a 5.0. My main concern is identifying the motor that was swapped in. It had an "HO" badge plate on the top of the intake manifold but doesn't have...
  4. 5.0L Tech
    I bought a 87 GT AOD. I have a few issues i need to take care of before i start tearing the motor apart though. It starts first time every time and drives good considering. Idles high in neutral and park. Previous owner dogged it out. Theres about 1-2 inches of vertical play in the steering...
  5. 5.0L Tech
    I want to replace the ignition actuator on my 87 GT. I have the covers off the column and the key switch and ignition switch removed. I'm not sure how to remove the actuator rod. Can any one give me an assist? I searched and I couldn't find a how to for the Mustang column.
  6. Introductions
    So i'm 17, first ford and i'm on a budget ($1000), so far i have a 1987 302 rebuilt, it has a Holley 600, a edelbrock highrise alum. intake, a E303 roller cam. and 1980 heads with 1960-1970s stock manifolds, i have it backed to a 1991 world class t5 with 3.50 in the rear. now i know this is a...
  7. Introductions
    Hello, I am new to this site and I will be asking you mustang experts about the problems I'm facing with my 1987 mustang GT:smilie
  8. 5.0L Tech
    I have searched this forum, but do not actually have the answer I need. So if you feel this post is repetative, I apologize thats not my intent. BACKGROUND: I stripped a 1987 2.3 Ford Mustang LX Hatchback, after finding out it there was more rust than anticipated, it was a better option to...
  9. 5.0L Tech
    I bought a 87 mustang gt today and when you turn on the key the tach goes straight to 4k rpm without the car even being on. I did notice that when i turned on the lights that the tach went down to 3200. The engine was replaced so I don't know where to even start. Thanks!
  10. 5.0L Tech
    hey guys i have a 1987 mustang 5.0(NMAF). i recently went and changed my stock upper and lower intake manifold to a trickflow street burner. after i finished installing it i realized it wasnt gonna function proper.so i decided to put my stock intake manifold back on.now that i finished it im...
  11. 5.0L Tech
    i bought a 5.0 gt manual transmission worked great the first week i bought it then i had to get an interlock device installed after that it seems like everything has been going down hill it started taking longer to start so i replaced plugs and wires. i also got a fuel filter but havent put it...
  12. 2.3L Tech
    Hey guys, I've got a 1987 Mustang Convertible 4 Cylinder 2.3 Liters. I've been trying to get it to run for quite some time now, but no luck. I've replaced solinoid, the battery, the battery cables, the spark plugs, distributor cap, ignition coil, and the starter. There is no spark, and that's...
  13. Introductions
    I am no car expert so i would appreciate other's opinion on this. I also am not rich lol. I have gt-40 upper and lower intanke and a larger throttle body but i was told this would be useless without a mass air flow conversion. is this true and what should i do?
  14. 5.0L Talk
    Okay i been nocting for the past month that when i drive and hit a stop light i see a faint smoke coming from the dash thur the vents. I didnt pay much attention because the cars running fine and i have leaks whatssoever. but when i turn on the ac to vent the smokes smells like radiator...
  15. 5.0L Tech
    I have a 87 Mustang GT (manual Trans) And the Fly Wheel is worn down and not catching the starter I believe. I have Moderate Mech experince but never anything like this or tha had to do with the Transmission i have an idea how to do it but does anyone have any advice for the easiest way to go...
  16. Introductions
    I have a 87 GT with T-Tops needs lots of work all advice i appreciated. Working on Replacing the fly wheel right now. Any advice? Anyways look forward to being a part of this.
  17. 5.0L Talk
    THANKS American Muscle, this is my new SLP loudmouth setup stock headers and h-pipe with cats http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83IYiM7-kgI&feature=player_embedded
  18. 5.0L Tech
    i want to get underdrive pulleys for my 1987 Mustang 5.0 and i have heard mixed opinions can i get some more information to make the right choiice.
  19. 5.0L Talk
    hi all, i am just wanting some opinions about a possible targa top for an 87' mustang lx. i know it would require alot of work but no problem for me. just want a different look, thanks alot. :laughlitt
  20. 5.0L Tech
    i have a 1987 mustang with rear quad shock set up and i was wondering if 275 40/R17s will fit without rubbing against the shocks?
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