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Everything posted by lalojamesliz

  1. Yeah @69NC some pics would be great. I'm curious now also for my 69 coupe
  2. Cool, thanks Bob. I'll send it out soon
  3. Will a power steering box work fine with manual steering or if I installed the Saturn type eps? I'm just wondering since I'll be inputting much more force into the box compared to the way it worked with the hydraulic power steering. I was getting ready to send my power steering box to Chockostang and started to wonder about this. I can ask them too but I'd like to know what people here say
  4. Dart blocks are hard to come by? I was ready to order one from summit for 2600 but then held off..... If I had a buyer for my current 408w shortblock I would have ordered a built shortblock with the dart block. I drive very sprinted now BUT that's with a 270hp V6 that gets decent gas mileage. I'll be more than doubling that power with the 408w so I don't know how hard I'll be pushing it. I would need to get comfortable driving it too before I really push it.. I just don't want to worry about that since I plan to go to a autocross track eventually on rare occasions since it's definitely not cheap. Fuel, new tires, brake pads, helmet and other safety stuff. But that should only be the 1st time I'd imagine. I still have plenty to do before I have to install my engine so if I find a buyer then I'll have another built with a dart block. I haven't told anyone about selling my shortblock but if I did list it and got a good offer I'd definitely upgrade.
  5. I was just debating if I should get one for my 69 block 408w. I read some stuff on cap walking and got worried. I won't go past 6500 I was told it will be close to 600 with all my parts but I'll see. I even considered selling my brand new shortblock and getting a 408w with a dart shp block from Fordstrokers but I'll rather use it and see how long it lasts instead of taking a loss. I have a decent block, decent neutral rotating assembly and a decent builder. I just worry too much I saw some people get lucky and some don't with or without girdles
  6. Yeah that would be great! A few of us call making a cash offer at full asking price around it but only for that specific mustang. Then when the say its gone we hang up
  7. I used something like that to determine what ratio I wanted for my for my 3rd member. I don't remember what the rpm's were exactly but I was happy with them. Thanks for sharing that Vicfreg
  8. I have so much to learn......thanks for that Rollercoaster of emotions ha ha ha
  9. I have the flexplate sitting in a box. Haven't gotten to it yet.
  10. Ah what? I guess I'll need a different converter. The one I have is a 3500 I believe....I need to verify now. No way in hell I'll be cruising at 3500rpm If I need a new converter and still need to buy a baumann controller...... I might just buy a manual trans. A converter is like 500+ right? The baumann is about 1k. Damn I'm supposed to finally install my coilover system/3-link today or tomorrow since I'm off and the next step was to remove the coilover/3-link then apply the undercoating then reinstall and install/plumb my brakes. I'm not ready to install the engine trans anytime soon so I have some time to decide and figure out the trans now. Only reason I was doing the 4r70w is so my dad and wife can drive it for a bit then later I was converting to manual for my pleasure
  11. A 1" bore master. I asked if he can give me advice on how to set the bias and he basically told me every car is different and gave me a list of the master cylinders he sells..... Yeah... Well I ordered a wilwood tandem but the dual remote reservoir and adj porpotional valve kit. I like it because it has the pushrod already and lines from the master to the porpotional valve. I just learned that the tandem feature makes it two independent systems. I didn't know that. That sold me I just didn't care for the oem style that needs to be opened to view how much fluid you have.
  12. I need to order a 1" master cylinder. I was planning on getting the ranger and explorer master cylinders like @Vicfregbut then I realized he chose those because of his booster. I would rather buy one with a clear reservoir instead of the original type that you remove the whole top. But what's better? As for the porpotional valve, is the wilwood the best option? I would rather order this stuff now instead of when I need it. Thanks guys
  13. I don't know for sure but i believe the only dot approved would be sealed beam lights.
  14. Hey man are your headlights 6k? I was looking for some 4300k but only see 6000k
  15. I plan to purchase the same lights as rwcstang. The lenses are clear because if they were frosted the glare would be much worse to on coming drivers and reduce light output.
  16. Sorry to hear that. I hope she gets better soon
  17. I already removed the grease from my car everywhere. Purple power at full strength. Only thing left is the surface rust on the firewall but I have a box of red scotch pads. I just got back from buying some 1/4 brushes RPM suggested, a couple pairs of pvc gloves and lacquer thinner. I also have some acetone and wax/grease remover from when I painted a quarter panel before. Do you think 4 cans is enough for the firewall, aprons, shocktowers and rear of the radiator support? Man it's a lot of prep/work but it had to be done. Thanks for the tips Mach1
  18. I got the new front section in and today I plan to clean up what's left. I was considering a paint gun with part A and B primer and ..... then I remembered @JayEstes gave me all of this great info on what specifically to use and not to over complicate this like I usually do. Ordering 4 of the primer and 4 of the paint. I hope it's enough. This will be for everything I can touch while inside the engine bay. Just not the frame rails. That will be with the bed liner. I don't plan to use seam sealer. For the underside, wheel wells and under the fenders I ordered some raptor bed spray liner. My son sprayed that on his trucks bed and it's holding up great and it's been over a year at least. Even the thin coated areas I told him to hit again and he didn't look good still and the sun is always on it. I'm off today, kids are at school, wife is on her online classes and studying and it's not hot yet...... time to get to work.
  19. These are up for sale now. I'm taking a loss but live and learn I'm selling the spindles with bearings, washer, nut, crown locking thing and caps for 410 shipped in the lower 48 If you want the drum brakes just pay the additional shipping. Only giving away the drum brakes if you buy the spindles.
  20. Found some more good info on the chockostang site about spindles http://www.chockostangclassicmustang.com/discbrakefacts.html
  21. Bakersfield huh? Do you remember what engine/power estimate did it have with that radiator?
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