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  1. Trouble with Valve Cover Gasket Fitment

    Classic Tech
    Hi everyone, Long time since my last post, though it's been a long time since I've turned a wrench on the car. Finally I had a problem and some time. So I'd like to simply share my experience in the the hope someone might save some time and money in the future by reading this. Recently I...
  2. '89 Gt ticking and smoke from spark plugs?

    5.0L Talk
    Okay so for some background, I was replacing the header gasket because the original had finally blew out. While getting the headers off I removed each of the spark plugs, that were in the way. (5,6,7) I marked each one to make sure I wouldn't confuse them. Number 7 gave me a little trouble, but...
  3. 1969 mustang 351w all new gaskets

    Classic Tech
    i was wondering if it is worth it to take out my 351 and replace all the gaskets myself or if it is better to have a mechanic do it for me. also what is the cost of an average mechanic for this project
  4. Best way to remove an oil pan?

    5.0L Tech
    I havent been on here in a while, And my timing and water pump seals have gone bad. I'm in process of replacing them, while i was under the car I couldnt help but notice my oil pan seal was pretty well gone too. After reading a few threads on the removal of the oil pan it seemed like everyone...
  5. how to replace the fuel tank filler tube grommet

    4.6L Tech
    Hey guys so my gas tank is leaking and I noticed that is comming from the rubber gromment. It's a 1998 Cobra. I'm going to replace it, but I do not have too much knowledge with gas tanks or any of that matter. I am pretty handy with the engine but I have no idea how to replace this gasket...
  6. Intake manifold Gaskets

    Classic Tech
    Hello there, I ordered a set of intake gaskets for my new aluminum Edelbrock manifold, (351 C) however the store sent me a pair of exhaust gaskets,anyway, I really want to be able to start the car this weekend, can I make a set of gaskets from gasket sheet stock? If so is there a proper tyype of...
  7. Someone put me in my place (Cobra Oil Cooler)

    5.0L Tech
    Block to oil cooler gaset is shot on my 94 Cobra. Anyone have knowledge of these coolers? The gasket is odd. The side that mates to the block is obviously flat, but on the other side of the gaset, there's a lip that press fits into a groove around the cooler housing. This is NOT an o-ring...
  8. What gaskets do i need?

    SVT Cobra Tech
    So I have the usual problem with the imrc's and have to clean them. I have a huge ford manual for my car ('96 Mustang Cobra 4.6L DOHC 4 valve) and the diagram shows that i only need the intake manifold cover and intake manifold gasket along with the imrc gaskets. but the table that you reference...
  9. 1996 Mustang GT PI Swap Help

    4.6L Tech
    Hey guys, i know there are a lot of threads out there for this topic but i have several questions about this. I will be doing the PI swap and I would like to know: 1. Is there a PI kit I can buy? (Including gaskets, hoses, assembled heads, cams, intake manifold, etc. I would like to have the...
  10. Expert Advice?? I may have overtorqued my gaskets...

    Classic Tech
    I just recently got my engine back from the shop and started assembling it. I could not find any torque specs so I just made them what I felt to me "adequately tightened". Unfortunately now my oil pan and valve cover gaskets are bulging out at each bolt. I tried loosening the bolt but it...
  11. 1996 Head Gasket Replacement Cost at Mechanic?

    V6 Tech
    Hi everyone, I am currently looking to buy a car. I came across a 1996 Mustang V6 and got in contact with the gentleman selling it. He informed me that he had forgot to put fluid in the radiator recently and the head gasket is cracked now. He is now offering to sell me the vehicle for $1000...
  12. 1965 Mustang water removal

    Classic Tech
    I believe my water pump was leaky so I've removed the car's water pump and found the passenger side water flow port completely clog. I cleaned out the port with a screwdriver and it looks good. I am wondering if the port being clog could have cause back pressure enough to cause a leak between...
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