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  1. Hooking up tach with MSD

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    I have a 2006 Mustang with the MSD installed and I thought I read somewhere if I wanted to hook up a tach I would need some sort of adapter , Is this true?
  2. 1992 5.0 Misfiring!

    5.0L Tech
    Hello all. I have a 92 lx with a plethora of mods. gt40 heads edelbrock upper/lower b303 cam low compression pistons (presumably 8.5:1) msd 6al mac ceramic headers to off-road H to dumped single chamber muffles 14* timing the list continues forever. Engine tends to miss at idle and under slight...
  3. 93 5.0 Crank/no start checklist help

    5.0L Tech
    Hey guys, I just finished putting my 5.0 back together (no new parts, just fixing leaks) and it cranks but doesn't start. When I started the crank/no start checklist, I would get a faint spark at the coil wire but not anymore. Now there's nothing at the coil. I have an msd 6btm with a...
  4. 95 5.0L Injector/FMU MSD Help

    5.0L Tech
    Hey Guys, I have a 95 5.0L Cobra SVT. The car is build with a mild cam and a Vortech V1 supercharger. I'm running about 10lbs of boost and dynoing at about 475hp/495ftlbs torque. Right now the car is using the FMU that came in the Vortech kit. Where is a good avenue for larger injectors and...
  5. best tune up brands?

    5.0L Tech
    sup guyzzz, I've been avoiding a tune and oil change for a while since I haven't been driving as much. So is there any new info on brands? i've been using RP 1030, MSD coil, wires, platinum plugs, motorcraft filter'(s) and pcv. Is there any other brands to consider for mostly stock fox? I heard...
  6. 88 mustang TFI module?!

    5.0L Tech
    I just bought a vaccuum hose kit and am going to replace all the hoses to try and eliminate a vaccuum leak as the problem, a couple guys told me to get a new tfi module, my question on those is, do i need a tfi module that will fit the msd cap i have or just for 88 mustang? Or are tey all the same?
  7. made adjustments. still off.

    Classic Tech
    added a video link of what i am dealing with. to get these revs i had to hold the throttle to the floor. adjusted my timing down to 8 to 10 degrees initial. total is all in by 3000 and is at 34. running ported vacuum now. have the holley 570 with size 60 jets on it as of right now. just...
  8. When driving rmps drop to 0 but car is still running

    5.0L Tech
    I put a new msd distributor in a 91 mustang 5.0 automatic, when i installed it instead of putting it to top dead center i lined up the rotor and marked it, then i put the msd in and it went in fine timed it and it idles fine but when i go to drive it the rpms drop to 0 but the car is still...
  9. Can MSD Blaster Coil-on-Plugs for '99-'04 mustang GT work on an '07?

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    I realize that the '99-'04 GT has a 2 valve sohc while my 07 GT (S197) has a 3v sohc, but my buddy gave me a set of "Blaster Coil-on-Plug for Ford Modular SOHC, '99-'04 , 16 Valve , PN 82428." He said they would work fine in my 07 because the engine is essentially the same, I installed them...
  10. Ignition Upgrade, 1968 289ci

    Classic Tech
    I've been looking around to upgrade my ignition system, still have the original distributor on my 68 289, Ive heard and read a lot of good things about MSD, and I was just looking at the MSD E-Curve part #8503, does anyone have any experience with these, pros/cons? also on another note, I was...
  11. MSD 8452 SUCKS why?!?!

    5.0L Tech
    I am having misses and eratic tach with this MSD 8452... I ohmed out the wires and there fine. Anyone ever have this problem. What can I do? I just contacted the seller i got it from on ebay, no response yet. Send it to MSD??? Any fixes????
  12. Will msd box fix ignition problem on 1986 Mustang GT

    5.0L Tech
    have 86gt ,took to shop cause it ont stay running and backfires.shop said its a ignition problem and the timing is swaying back and forth 20 degrees advaning and retarding was told a msd box would fix it any ideas already replaced module didnt work.
  13. converting my 84' dura spark to MSD 6AL

    5.0L Tech
    i have a pretty good idea of what goes where but the tach is what im kinda confused about. where do i hook up the grey wire for my tachometer and if anybody has a whole diagram that would be great too. thanks
  14. not a "spark" of intellegence

    5.0L Tech
    i have a 351w next upgrade is going to be ingnition. not real sure what to go with right now i have a convertion hei distributer nothing special at all. been looking at msd but dont really know the best rout to go any input would be great thanks!
  15. 1987 Mustang 5.0HO only starts when cold

    5.0L Tech
    I put a 5.0HO (with trans and rearend) from a 1987 Mustang LX into my 1965 Ranchero. I stripped the motor (no more AC, power steering, air pump, EGR) It was from a running car with the stock computer. I didn't have any problems at first, but while the car was sitting for a while I put an MSD...
  16. will a msd ignition box help?

    5.0L Tech
    ok list of mods are edelbrock performer intake, holley carb, f cam, ported e7's the question is i cant get it to idle in gear with a stock ignition (auto trans) will an msd ignition help it?
  17. Need Help Wiring an MSD 6AL-2

    5.0L Tech
    I just recently bought an MSD 6AL-2, and I'm currently plotting out my wiring diagram. I found a pretty useful diagram and install instructions on MSD's website. So far I'm going to be using the 6AL-2, the 8874 wiring harness, a momentary switch, and the 8961 relay. The only thing I don't know...
  18. what size heads on a 351w

    Classic Tech
    hi i need help to figure out what size cylinder heads to use on my 351w setup. its more 50/50 on street and strip. i was thinking of some 190cc or maybe some victor jr 210cc heads but 210cc might be to big. gonna try and keep compression to 9.5 to 10. max rpm will be 7000. looking for 450 hp at...
  19. Help timing a 460.

    Classic Tech
    Hello All! My name is Evan. Most guys around here call me Doc. I recently got home from deployment with the Corps. While I was there I had an offer from a classic car broker from Illinois called, Classicmusclecars.com, to purchase a fully restored 72’ Mustang. We’ll, I know a bit about newer...
  20. Mallory ignition with MSD dist?

    5.0L Tech
    Well. MSD 6al box went bad a while ago and got it fixed and.. yet agian it took a dump on me. I've talked to alot of people and they said they like mallory alot better. I'm planning on going to a Mallory HyFire VI-AL. My question is will this ignition work ok with my MSD billet dist and blaster...
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