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  1. Classic Tech
    I've got a 67' mustang and am installing a Ford 302 V-8. This is the first car I've worked on so know next to nothing. As the car was originally made for a 6-cylinder engine, the drive shaft that came with it won't deliver the performance the V8 is capable of. What do you recommend in terms of...
  2. Classic Tech
    I picked up a 67' mustang. I still have to install the 302 V-8 that came with it but was wondering what you would recommend for radiators? Thank you!
  3. 5.0L Tech
    I have a '68 with a 302 in it...I came across a SBF Billet dizzy for $69. It's brand new. Does anyone have any feedback for these? I know it won't push 600 hp just by putting this on here, but I have put a few other goodies in the engine, and was wondering what this would do as far as...
  4. 5.0L Talk
    Hello everyone! I have a Ford 302 Shortblock that I am interesting in trying to restore to its former glory. I have absolutely no experience in rebuilding engines, but is something that I am very interested in becoming knowledgeable and comfortable with. I have little information about the...
  5. 5.0L Tech
    How do you repair the smog pump for the 5.0 Mustang? I need to pass Texas inspection and I don't know what they look for during inspections. Can I pass the inspection with a smog pump bypass/shorter belt? How much will it cost to replace both the pulley and smog pump?
  6. Classic Tech
    Folks..I am installing a Ford 302 from a 79 mustang into my 68 mustang fastback restoration project. Can someone please tell me how to identify the right hand mount VS the left hand motor mount. There was no stamp on the motor mounts. Given that the Monte carlo bar will not clear the...
  7. Introductions
    hello, i have a 1968 mustang v8 car. i am currently in the process of doing a engine swap out of a 1994 f150 efi 302. any advice would be a big help. my biggest concern was would the aod transmission fit, some say it will, but any help would be great. thanks for everyones time.
  8. Classic Tech
    i have a tread about what octane i should use but heres a kicker the whole engine is a stock 1980 block with 1966 289 heads will the compression affect the internals of the engine like the rods crank bearings or pistons heres a list of exact whats in the 302 Stock cam Stock flat toped pistons...
  9. Classic Tech
    i am sure i set my 302 to either 10.5:1 or 11:1 what octane should i use can i get by with 93 from a pump or do i have to add lead? i did some research and saw that i should be useing 104 octane but i have no idea what they mean with all this RON and PON stuff can anyone tell me if i should go...
  10. Classic Tech
    Will i be able to get away with useing a 7.5 rear with a 302 or will it just pop as soon as i use it. i need it to last a year untill i have enough money to get a 9 inch detroit locker 4.11 rear. i already know a 3 speed will work with the 302 as long as i dont abuse it. and im woundering if...
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