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  1. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    You may have seen my other thread about a knock, and I'm afraid it's lower than the valve train. So just incase it is, I'm looking at rotating assemblies and have some questions and asking for opinions. The main question being which one to go with? Modmax racing has a few great ones at a dang...
  2. 5.0L Tech
    Hey guys, I have a 5.0 cast iron short block on the engine stand with plans to build it up which are at a standstill because I don't know the actual displacement of the engine (which I thought was completely stock). Turns out, it has P/N H654CP .040 sealed power pistons, so its been rebuilt and...
  3. 4.6L Tech
    Hi. I'm looking to rering my 4.6 engine. Its been burning a bit of oil and I want to rering it. I was wondering if anybody knows where I could find a good rering kit with the gaskets included? Also does anybody know roughly what it would cost for labor? I'm looking to rebuild to stock. Any help...
  4. Classic Tech
    So i have these 1988 pistons around will they work in my 1971 block? are the journals from the rods to the crank the same? they seem so.. and the original pistons for the block were 030 these are also 030.. i think they will work, just making sure.
  5. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hello all, this post has 2 purposes, as it is my first post on these forums, so I would like to say "Hi" The second purpose is to share my experience with rear brake calipers on the 05 GT. Recently i had to replace my rear axles (went with Moser axles, love them). In the process of...
  6. Classic Tech
    So I have a 1968 mustang with a 302 and on one side of 2 pistons the lowest part of the skirt has broken off. now this is the pointed part that comes out the botton. its just the pointed part that is gone. I read that that part of the skirt is to help keep oil down. is that true? I dont have...
  7. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Okay so I have been noticing a squeaking coming from my right rear wheel. I noticed it increases in frequency the faster I go, and goes away when I apply the brakes, so obviously, it was a brake issue. When I go to take off the caliper, it was STUCK on. I made sure I didn't have built up...
  8. 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?
  9. 4.6L Tech
    im pretty sure one of my piston rings are leaking. im blowin smoke out the tailpipe (yes smoke not vapor) question 1) how do you perform a compression test? question 2) how much would it cost to rering the pistions? question 3) if i did it myself, how would i go about doing it? im not...
  10. 4.6L Tech
    im pretty sure i have a leaky piston ring. does anyone know a quick fix or a way to temporarly stop it untill i can rebuild my motor? i was thinking thicker oil but im not sure if that will hurt the engine even more or not
  11. Classic Tech
    I just bought a 1964 mustang and I replaced the spark plugs. Two of them had oil on them and one had what looked like soot. I'm assuming that I need to replace the piston rings on all the cylinders. Does anyone have any suggestions and is there a web site / book that can give me good step by...
  12. 5.0L Tech
    Ok, so I think I've got a little piston slap going on in the passenger side of the engine. It's not terrible and goes away after the car is warmed up, but if I nail the gas, it will burn oil like mad. So my guess is that the rings are bad, but I'm not a mechanic. I will be stripping the motor...
  13. 5.0L Talk
    I was wondering strictly engine wise what would get a fox into the thirteens. I want to preferably go with a carb setup. looking for suggestions on heads cam intake carb. any help will be aprecciated!!
  14. V6 Tech
    I've been doing a lot of traveling in my 1995 3.8 mustang recently and neligected to change oil like I should have. Anyway I believe one of my pistons is messed up (hear the clicking sound of the bad piston hitting when the car is running) and im currently about 140 miles from home. Would like...
  15. Classic Tech
    The engine a buddy and I are building is already bored over .040" and the walls look a little thin. can we take off any more at all? we need to get the taper off at the very least.
  16. 4.6L Tech
    I have a dead cylinder in my 1997 cobra (cylinder 5) and im wondering what exactly has to be done to take the piston out. Im assuming it is like my fox where the piston comes out from the top? Does the motor need to be pulled or can it be done in the car. Im not sure yet if it is the piston or...
  17. 5.0L Tech
    hey, ive got two quesions. one, how do i change the pistons that lift the top? two, one of my rear window motors is blown, and i tugged on the window to get it up, and the window came out. how do i get it back in? (any one that has a rear drive window motor for a good price p.m. me) thanks alot
  18. 5.0L Tech
    My friend and i have been trying to find the stock piston ring size for a 91 5.0L HO V8. Summit has sent us the wrong rings twice when we asked for "stock replacement" rings. I was wondering if anyone could tell me the size or a part number of some mid-range piston rings. thanks! :headscratch:
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