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  1. Firing Order 1–5–4–2–6–3–7–8 vs 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8

    Classic Tech
    I just want to make sure I understand this...the difference between the two firing orders is CAM dependent, and the same CRANK work with BOTH firing orders???
  2. 1967 200 I6 crankshaft Damper

    Classic Tech
    Hey all! I have a question about my crankshaft damper. I've had my car for a few years and i've always noticed that when I drive on the freeway, my engine sounds like it isn't running smoothly. I did some research and people suggested the crankshaft damper. I started it up and looked at it and...
  3. 2012 mustang with crankshaft position sensor o ring engine code

    2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    Hello everyone! First time on the forum. I was hoping to get an answer for an odd question. I have the engine code that says i need a new o ring on my crankshaft position sensor. I was going to take it out and just find an o ring that fits correctly. Now will i get issues if i dont use the exact...
  4. 351w forged

    5.0L Tech
    hello mates! someone can told me what pistons, rods and cranckshaft (FORGEDS) i can use for make a 351 and if someone know the price for each thing. (set of forged pistons, set of forged rods and forged cranckshaft) with nos maybe 250 or 300 on 2 step (150 & 100) or (200 & 100). the idea is...
  5. Finding the crankshaft and removing the crankshaft position sensor? Help please.

    V6 Tech
    Hello everyone, I have been working on cars for a short time now, here and there, and recently acquired a 1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L V6. I recently had a check engine light come on and found out it was for the crankshaft position sensor. I have part and a basic repair diagram just so I don't mess...
  6. Do I need a new crankshaft? 351w

    Classic Tech
    Is it necessary to get a new crank for a used 351w roller I'll be pulling out of truck. Wasn't really wanting to throw down another $300+ on a new crank. This engine is going into my daily driver, and I'm trying to get around 400hp with it.
  7. OEM damper and Storing an engine

    Classic Talk
    1. How should I store a engine that I am rebuilding? Is there a proper way? I just wanna make sure I don't have to worry about anything (It's gonna be stored for about 2-3 months in my garage that will be about 45º because of the winter) 2. I'm replacing my damper and I just recently got my...
  8. 87 mustang shakes violently in first 3 gears

    5.0L Tech
    My car not to long ago i noticed the harmonic balancer shaking , later altough i dont know if it has anything to do with the balancer i would hear clicking and rattling coming from the shifter until i got to 4th gear, now the car whenever in first until 3rd gear will shake very vilently what...
  9. Rebuilding engine, how to turn crankshaft by hand?

    Hello, I am reassembling my 1968 L6 Mustang engine. As soon as I installed the first piston, it's very hard to turn the crankshaft. Please advise.
  10. Crankshaft decisions

    4.6L Tech
    Hey Guys, Just diassembled my 4.6 and although it's in amazing condition for 125K miles, the #4 rod bearing was shot and got into the journal, so here's my question. While looking for a crank, I noticed several things. Some companies want the casting number while other companies like napa online...
  11. 1997 SVT Cobra Engine help!

    SVT Cobra Tech
    I have most likely "spun a bearing" in my 147,XXX miles 1997 Cobra. I noticed oil pressure problems and grinding noises earlier this year and was heavily advised not to crank it to keep from making things worse. I took it to a shop, and they were going to charge me way too much to pull the oil...
  12. timing belt slipping half way off the pulley

    2.3L Tech
    i went out for a short trip to walmart. mustang ran fine on the way there. i'm in the store for 10 min and when i come out my stang wouldnt start. it would crank, but not turn over. i poked under the hood and saw that my timing belt was half hanging off both the cam and crank pulleys. so that...
  13. Quick Question - harmonic balancer

    Classic Tech
    hey guys, 1966 coupe with a 289 v8... im getting the engine back from the machine shop tomorrow and had a quick question.. once i get the cam and crank in, install the timing gears so that their marks are lined up and then put the timing cover on, is there a certain position the crank should...
  14. 347 stroker kit valve clearence

    Classic Tech
    Hello, im puting a 347 stroker kit in my 289. Im also running a comp cams 282s camshaft and world products winsor sienor heads. Im worried about valve clearance with the stroker kit and am debating on what type of pistons to use. What do you think?
  15. crankshaft rebuild

    Classic Tech
    Hi guys, I have a 289 v8 that I pulled out of my 66 coupe and I'm getting the block, crank, and rods machined. How involved is putting new crank bearings on?? I'm fairly certain when I take the crank/rod/piston setup apart, each rod is stamped with a number referring to the cylinder its...
  16. Crank Shaft Pully Wobbles and Misfire???

    4.6L Tech
    Hey guys, I have put posts up before about my misfire issues, but when I was troubleshooting that I think I found another problem that might be related but I need some input. My 2004 mustang GT have been misfiring for some time now, it happens when driving at a steady RPM but usually has to...
  17. 2005 mustang needs crankshaft pulley, harmonic balancer. Please Help !

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    my car is making the loud chirping noise that I understand is from the harmonic balancer (not sure what that part does).... someone looked at the pulleys and saw that my crankshaft pulley seemed to be warped and the belt is slipping... [ how does that happen?] for said that I shouldn't...
  18. 99 gt underdrive pulleys

    V6 Talk
    would they fit on a 99 v6, all i can find is pulleys for the 99 gts, and i found one pulley for the 99 v6 however its only the crankshaft pulley, not the crankshaft, water pump, and alternator pulley, if i bought the pulley package for the 99 gt would it fit on my 99 v6?
  19. crankshaft rear main seal 2003 Mustang GT

    4.6L Tech
    I have the clutch pulled out to replace and want to replace the rear main seal while im in there. Autozone instructions say you need a Crankshaft Rear Oil Slinger Remover tool and the Ford website shows the Crankshaft Oil Slinger as part of this assembly, HAYNES MANUAL MENTIONS NOTHING OF THIS ...
  20. Location of Camshaft Sensor

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hi: Does somebody know the location of the following sensors: 1) EGR Valve 2) Camshaft 3) CrankShaft