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  1. Classic Tech
    Hi Guys, I have a 1966 mustang coupe with a 289 v8 and c4 transmission. Does anyone know where I can get the backing plate for my water pump? Or at least a standard water pump that comes with a backing plate? My water pump works fine, but the backing plate has a chunk missing out of it...
  2. V6 Tech
    Ok guys my car seems to develop one problem after another, right after I fix something else on it. Here's the problem - Probably a month ago (I don't remember how long it's been) I was coming home in five o'clock traffic and I noticed my a/c was acting a little funny, then my temp gauge...
  3. 5.0L Tech
    I just recently purchased a Proform Electric Water pump for my '92 LX Hatchback. I was wondering if anyone has any experience installing one of these? I was confused as to weather or not it is compatible for street use? There doesn't seem to be anything included to connect the hose coming...
  4. V6 Tech
    Hey everyone Please help me? Im low on cash and i want to replace my water pump as it has a crack and leak coolant everywhere. everyone says it's so easy becuase the water pump it right there and easy to access, but I would just like guidence in replacing the water pump. So please help me out...
  5. 4.6L Tech
    I have a coolant leak from the intake manifold gasket on my 2002 Mustang GT. The car has ~65,000 miles and I'm wondering if I should replace the water pump while I have it opened up. Does anyone know how long the original water pump is expected to last?
  6. 5.0L Tech
    Not sure if my cooling system is working. Overfill reservoir was empty when I bought car (1 week ago) I have filled it and now it is empty again. Radiator was full both times I checked. When I press on radiator hoses to check pressure, there is none (after car is hot). Temp gauge is broken, so...
  7. Classic Tech
    What are the differences between the aluminum and the cast iron water pumps for the 289? I know the aluminum ones were used in the earlier cars. Why did Ford stop using aluminum ones and start using cast iron? Were the aluminum pumps not durable enough? Did they crack? Or was it a change in...
  8. V6 Tech
    So i got to taking off all the bolts and nuts that held the water pump to the engine. there are two bolts left, theyre both held down by a bracket arm which is attached to the Power Steering shaft. (behind the P/S pulley.) i want to remove the P/S pully off in order to get to the bracket. im not...
  9. V6 Tech
    I have a 94 mustang 3.8L. I first thought i needed to get a new water pump. but im not so sure. I noticed my thermostat rising the past few weeks. i would fill up the radiator with 50/50 coolant and water. i would drive my car, and after 15 min of driving, the temp goes up. It has not reached...
  10. V6 Tech
    I started noticing my 94' V6 3.8L was running hot. my temperature gauge started rising to the red. i open my hood and there is steam rising from the water pump. does anyone know of a great place to get a water pump?
  11. Classic Tech
    i have a 66 inline 6. noticed i was leaking fluid. checked all the main radiator hoses everything seems fine. the leak is coming from underneath the fan pulley system so im assuming its the water pump. i dont know much about water pumps and was wondering if i might need a new one? what a decent...
  12. Introductions
    Howdy, I always wanted one of these cars. I am the owner of a 1988 Ford Mustang 5.0 GT. I never thought I would get my hands on one, but here it is. I've always loved the body, loved the engine and liked the people that choose to drive them. Any how I reccently replace the timing chain, timing...
  13. V6 Tech
    In an attempt to figure out what the strange ticking noise is that comes from the front of my engine, i read in my Haynes Repair Manual that a noise comes from the water pump when the shaft bearing has failed but the book doesnt specify what the noise sounds like. Does anybody know what kind of...
  14. 5.0L Tech
    i had an a/c delete on my car so i was running just p/s w/p and the alt. well my p/s pulley seized while i was driving and i said screw it popped it out ran to autozone picked up a belt that fit for just the alt. and w/p and it worked for a few days. it started over heating and i changed the...
  15. 5.0L Tech
    Hi I'm 18 and are currently restoring a 93 Reef Blue notch. I bought a new water pump but threw the pulley bolts away with the old water pump. I was wondering if anybody could tell me the size of the bolts so I can get them or if anyone knows anyother ways that I can hold the clutch fan and the...
  16. 5.0L Tech
    Im having trouble figuring how and where the bolts go on the water pump and timing chain cover for a 89 mustang gt. A detailed picture of were the bolts go on the water pump and timing chain cover would help me much. please someone help its been parked for a while. i have all the bolts i just...
  17. V6 Tech
    I have a 97 v6 that just recently had gasket problems. i replaced all the gaskets from the timing chain to water pump. so basically i took apart the from of the engine. well after i put everything back together i noticed that it has a late throttle response:headscratch:, something that had not...
  18. 5.0L Tech
    Could someone help me out. I just bought a 1989 5.0 and the water pump gave out so since i was already inside the engine i decided to change the timing chain but while in the process of removing all of this i kind of broke some bolts. Does anyone know where i can go to find replacements? And do...
  19. 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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