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Forum: Build Threads
07-13-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,060
Posted By mustanghammer

The smaller stuff for a grill is the stuff to use...

The smaller stuff for a grill is the stuff to use - bonus would be used rock from a grill so your car smells like BBQ! Fill the muffler can about 3/4 of the way full and reseal it. When the rocks...
Forum: Build Threads
06-26-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,060
Posted By mustanghammer

kurtf, what about Indy in 2021? That is my...

kurtf, what about Indy in 2021? That is my target....again.....that place owes me more track time. My shop mates are trying to talk me into Road America in 2020 too but I think I will be testing...
06-11-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By mustanghammer

I have replaced all of the bolts (except the long...

I have replaced all of the bolts (except the long one) with studs on my car. A decent hardware store will have metric studs that will work for this. That way you don't have to spend time cutting...
05-30-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,812
Posted By mustanghammer

I currently use 20w/50 Valvoline Racing oil in my...

I currently use 20w/50 Valvoline Racing oil in my race car. I have used Amsoil, Mobil One, Royal Purple in 20w/50 and Mystik in 15w/40. It all seems to work fine but I think 20w/50 is the best for...
05-26-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,715
Posted By mustanghammer

Makes me think they make them primarily for the...

Makes me think they make them primarily for the earlier spindle because there are more of them out there. 1979-1983 vs 84-85.

Once they are on, did you have them welded in place?
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-15-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,106
Posted By mustanghammer

You are braver than I. I never took one this far...

You are braver than I. I never took one this far apart other than to change rear housings after getting the rear bushing replaced. Hopefully you found the smoking gun!
05-15-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By mustanghammer

I would vote 8.8. Rear disk kits are readily...

I would vote 8.8. Rear disk kits are readily available or you could cobble up stuff from an Turbo-T-bird, 93 Cobra, SVO, or SN95 Mustang. On my application, I adapted FC turbo rear brakes. I...
05-15-19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By mustanghammer

I have done allot of these. Using a chisel,...

I have done allot of these. Using a chisel, strike the collar on opposite sides. The idea is to cause the collar to oval on the shaft so that it is not as tight. Grinding it first would make...
05-13-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By mustanghammer

GSL axles are 10mm shorter than GSL/SE axles. ...

GSL axles are 10mm shorter than GSL/SE axles. The difference in length is from the axle bearing to axle flange. I have Moser versions of both and I measured them as well stock axles we had laying...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-07-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,106
Posted By mustanghammer

My thought would be to update the car as needed...

My thought would be to update the car as needed to accept an FB transmission. I guess that means opening up where the shifter comes through the tunnel but I am not certain. Others can chime in
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Forum: Race Car Tech
04-29-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,106
Posted By mustanghammer

Same here! It rained and snowed during my...

Same here! It rained and snowed during my driver's school in 2003. I survived but a few did not...

You can pull a transmission without pulling the engine.

On my car I had to remove the...
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-28-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,106
Posted By mustanghammer

Sorry you didn't make the race. It can be...

Sorry you didn't make the race. It can be frustrating when you are getting started and this kind of stuff happens.

Not sure if this applies to all sanctioning bodies but the SCCA treats 79-85...
04-09-19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By mustanghammer

Is this your first ever autox? If it is, my...

Is this your first ever autox? If it is, my advice would be to not worry about your car beyond making sure your battery is properly held in place, you don't have loose crap in your interior and you...
04-09-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,445
Posted By mustanghammer

No I don't, sorry.

No I don't, sorry.
04-09-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,445
Posted By mustanghammer

Yes! Been looking for the right salad bowl ever...

Yes! Been looking for the right salad bowl ever since!
04-09-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,445
Posted By mustanghammer

One of the cooler air box setups I saw was on...

One of the cooler air box setups I saw was on Jesse Prather's EP RX7. He opened up the HVAC plenum and ducted an air box to use the high pressure air at the cowl like they do in NASCAR. He was...
04-05-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By mustanghammer

I would look for some Tokico Illuminas for a Fox...

I would look for some Tokico Illuminas for a Fox Mustang 79-93 or the SN95 94-2004. They will handle the stiffer spring and return a decent ride. An alternative would be KYB AGS shocks for the...
Forum: Build Threads
04-01-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 55,775
Posted By mustanghammer

Kick ass! Glad you are getting to drive it! ...

Kick ass! Glad you are getting to drive it! I'm itching to get my Mustang out at an autox and the race car on track! Here's hoping 2019 is a good year.
03-27-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By mustanghammer

Google/eBay is your friend. One option: ...

Google/eBay is your friend.

One option:

You need this at the transmission -...
03-27-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 69,489
Posted By mustanghammer

Or apparently from Mechanics with brothers that...

Or apparently from Mechanics with brothers that live in Missouri.....nice
Forum: Race Car Tech
03-27-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By mustanghammer

75w140 Amsoil in the trans and the rear end....

75w140 Amsoil in the trans and the rear end. Seemed to help with shifting later in the race when the trans was hot. Also, rear ends get really hot in these cars so I wouldn't using anything lighter...
03-26-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 720
Posted By mustanghammer

I tried the red neck o-ring repair at the race...

I tried the red neck o-ring repair at the race track. It didn't work because my leak was actually a cracked rear iron. I ended up rebuilding the engine and was able to repair the holes I drilled in...
03-25-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By mustanghammer

Its from a 2nd Gen RX7. The fitting adapters...

Its from a 2nd Gen RX7. The fitting adapters are not OE
Forum: Race Car Tech
03-19-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By mustanghammer

Jesse Prather +2. Good to talk to and knows...

Jesse Prather +2. Good to talk to and knows what works.
02-08-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By mustanghammer

Not sure that vented vs non-vented is that big of...

Not sure that vented vs non-vented is that big of a deal for what you are doing. When I raced in IT, the GSL rear disks got hot but never had an issue with them. Even with stiff springs and 50/50...
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