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Mach1Rider last won the day on May 17 2017

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  1. 2000 Mustang Fuel pump????

    Look for the service valve on the fuel line in engine bay. Cap looks like a tire air valve. check for fuel pressure there by pressing in the pin. no flow is no gas to engine.
  2. Brake Booster Pedal Rod Length

    This is one of the problems with old cars and new replacement parts. The new parts are made to fit more than just one model/year car and may have some adjustable points to make them fit. The pedal connection point it one, it allows movement in or out. You stated the rod is fully in and still too long, remove it and shorten the threaded end by a 1/4 inch to get your needs met as the connection should be. the pedal end is floating, this is where the pin is free to move in or out without preload of the pedal. The other adjustment that is VERY important is the booster to master rod. The depth of the master should be checked and the measurement of the rod made to match for proper brake operation.
  3. Best carbureter for stock 302

    Look at the Summit 600 carb. Its a plug and play easy to adjust and simple to work on.
  4. Build from firewall out will always be the easiest, That is how the factory did it.
  5. safety netural switch

    Replace the switch, it not only will make it safe in only starting in N or P but it controls your back up lamps for others to see your reversing from parking spots.
  6. Your good to go, Hole is more than needed for venting.
  7. Instrument cluster problems

    Do you have the insulators in place on the gauges mounting bolts? they will ground out very easy without them. No power out to the sending units as they are grounding for the gauge that allows it to read. Is the harness to the cluster grounded?
  8. Yes this is the vapor recovery system for 70 and up. You need to have a vented fuel cap for your tank if this system is not going to be connected or it will pressure feed the carb with vapor expansion. As for the leaks it is coming from the pressure over riding the float from the tank trying to expell vapor. reseal the carb and check float levels Yes using at least a 3/8 spacer under your carb to keep heat soak to a minimum is a good idea, They are available at most parts stores.
  9. The retap may work, Or try getting a next size up self tapping bolt to replace it with.
  10. 3,4,7,8 Running Lean

    And it has been polished and modified some from the pic you posted. The use of a 4 hole spacer will greatly improve your throttle response and low end grunt. Not saying you need it (for those who wish to refute it) just saying try a 20.00 test for your self as see the difference as I have done.
  11. How do you test Power Brake Booster

    Your lack of braking power to me indicates there is not enough pressure to the wheels. Without checking the booster to master rod for proper clearance to plunger, the stroke from your brake petal is not applying full pressure to the wheels.
  12. Hissing sound from pop open gas cap

    Yes your tank NEEDS to vent, that little ding was put there to allow it and over time the gasket has molded to cover it. Failure to allow venting will cause problems down the road from fuel starving to tank collapse from fuel pump suction.
  13. C4 is probably shot - HELP.

    Look for the simple things first, Check the linkage for the kick down for correct adjustment and spring return. From you post it sounds like it has stuck its self in passing gear mode.
  14. 3,4,7,8 Running Lean

    Front 4 plugs must be good as you left them out. As I said before the use of a 1 inch four hole spacer would help. It allows better fuel/air mixing before it hits the open spaced intake, the rear cylinders have too work at getting fuel to them.
  15. Need opinion on brake issues

    Booster to master adjustment is on the rod tip of the booster. You have to remove the master and measure the depth of the masters plungers hole and compare it to the rods length. If you got the booster/master as a set contact the supplier and see if they preset it to match.