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  1. How much paint?

    5.0L Tech
    Hey everyone, I've got a 1989 Mustang LX in white and I'm looking to repaint it the same white. (Just freshen it up a bit). I'm trying to be as budget conscious as possible so I'm doing all the work myself. Only going to be painting the exterior. Not the engine bay, inside trunk area, or the...
  2. meet me and my 1985 mustang lx

    Hi! so I made an account here for one specific reason: to get tips on refurbishing and reinvigorating Sandra my 1985 mustang lx convertible. she's in pretty nice shape for her age but she needs work. she's my first car and i wanna make her the best she can be and hopefully someday make her look...
  3. Hey, I'm new to this forum and need some help

    2.3L Tech
    My car is a 1985 mustang that has been swapped over to fuel injected using 8 plug 2.3 out of a 92 mustang. Okay, the problem I’m having is my car will not run without me spraying starting fluid in the intake, even then it will only run for 4 seconds before cutting off because the DIS module on...
  4. Loose Rear-Quarter Window

    2.3L Tech
    Hey, guys! While working on the passenger rear-quarter window I noticed that the window itself is loose from the mechanical parts that hold it. I think I know how to tighten it, but I would need to fully remove the window. Everything is stripped-down, but I don't know exactly how to remove it...
  5. safe to put dried out top down? 89 lx

    2.3L Talk
    hello, my uncle gave me his 89 mustang 2.3l lx last year and its been sitting in my garage lately. i have restored a few things on it since like the seats, seat belts and carpet. i have a new pump for the convertable top but im worried that if i try to put it down it wont go to well. although...
  6. Help connecting E-Brake on rear disc foxbody?

    5.0L Tech
    I just bought a 1989 Mustang LX a couple weeks ago. It has 4 wheel disc brakes and a 5 lug conversion. The e-brake is not hooked up and it's designed for rear drum brakes. I'm not familiar with the workings of it but this leads me to believe it needs an adapter of some sort. I'd like to get...
  7. 1993 Mustang LX 2.3L automatic transmission vacuum lines

    2.3L Tech
    hello this is my first time here. I am trying to find the location of the vacuum line from transmission to intake. my 93 LX dies when put in drive I can see the vacuum line but not able to find where it goes. I have a manual but the diagrams are not helping, just cant seem to find the spot on...
  8. Check engine light, airbag light, and check oil lights on 1992 5.0 mustang lx

    5.0L Tech
    Hi my oil light, engine light and airbag light on my 1992 mustang lx are all turning on everyonce in a while but not at the same time. The airbag light comes on when i start it along with the check engine light, but the check oil light comes on while driving. Oil seems fine, gauge is normal and...
  9. Engine issue with my 1989 mustang lx 2.3l

    2.3L Talk
    ok so im goin to try to explain this the best i can, this is my first car its a 1989 mustang LX hatchback 2.3l. i got it from my grandfather this cars has 120k miles are was rarely driven since 2003. me & ma dad are trying to repair all the probs we come across. here is my prob. when my car...
  10. 1989 Mustang LX, How to speed 85 Mph to 140 Mph?

    5.0L Tech
    So, im very new at modding cars and I recently had a 1989 Mustang LX Convertible given to me. I noticed that the top speed is only 85mph, are there ways for me to increase top speed to 140 like the 5.0 Model? Also Is it costly? Thanks.
  11. 1988 Mustang LX 5 lug Swap Complete

    5.0L Tech
    My dad and I have completed the five lug swap on his 88 LX vert. We also installed my old 10 inch Bullitts in the rear. Looks excellent and not a hard job at all. Any questions just ask.
  12. Firewall Trouble

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Alarms
    I'm trying to set up my sound system now for a 1990 mustang lx. I got a 4 channel amp that i want to run my speaker off of but first i need to get the power wire through the firewall to reach my amp in the trunk. I already tried looking at the other threads but all I could find were the newer...
  13. 1984 Mustang Convertible LX, looking to buy, what should I look out for?

    5.0L Talk
    Hello! :wavey I'm looking at buying a 1984 Mustang, and am wondering... what issues should I be looking for? I already know about the 3 recalls, and the recall on the aftermarket fuel pump... so I'm looking for those. Obvious things like rust, old/asphalt cutter tires, crappy dew wipes, dings...
  14. New to the site.

    need help with car not starting.:happyhapp
  15. 1993 Mustang LX 2.3L, Camshaft duration?

    2.3L Tech
    What is the stock duration of a 1993 mustang lx 2.3L camshaft? I'm building my car up gradually and I figure I have to start somewhere. If I could get a suggestion on where to get one that will make a noticeable difference that would be great.