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    Today, 07:15 AM
    You really don't want MkIII replacements. You want to upgrade to the newest parts that I listed above. They are much improved.
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    Today, 07:10 AM
    Two thoughts for you. Reduce tire pressures to around 20#. Install 200-250# rear springs if you have the standard FFR 350s now. Oooops, a 3rd...
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    Yesterday, 07:39 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Used kit purchases in Type '65 Coupe
    I would check w/ your state first. I have seen some threads where the state will not allow an MCO in the original buyer's name to be used by the...
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    Yesterday, 07:33 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Turning Radius? in Roadster
    Got it. Yep I remember someone got a rack that was supposed to be a 2.5 turns version. It was really a 3.0 turns w/ a pair of limiters.
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    Yesterday, 07:22 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Ball Joint Help in Roadster
    Thanks!
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    11-18-2017, 03:47 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread IRS Differential video in Roadster
    Yep Bob that makes sense. My solid axle had similar slop when I had a TrueTrac (very similar to a Torsen) diff. I was so happy when that wore out and...
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    11-18-2017, 03:43 PM
    I'd drill them out in a heartbeat. But I'd measure first and see if I had a drill that will work. I don't know the answer for you specific dowels,...
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    11-18-2017, 03:34 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Turning Radius? in Roadster
    I always hate those ratio numbers. I can turn a rack left to right and count turns. A ratio??? How can I calculate that?
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    11-18-2017, 03:28 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Ball Joint Help in Roadster
    Well jeez guy, give us a part number. My FFR lowers are 6 yrs old so I may need that info. The Moog worked?
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    11-18-2017, 03:22 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Power Steering in Roadster
    Please put some car details in your signature line. As you can see, we don't know what you are building (engine is important in this case) so have to...
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    11-18-2017, 03:15 PM
    Years ago I had problems w/ reduced assist towards the end of an autocross run in hot weather. Having seen recommendations for the Honda fluid, I...
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    11-17-2017, 07:24 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread IRS Differential video in Roadster
    Mine is the same way. I hate it. I 'think' it might be louder because mine is an aluminum case. Yours al or iron?
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    11-17-2017, 07:21 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Lexan Windshield question in Roadster
    Other than cost? No I can't. Well maybe. I wonder if it's too stiff to make the slight curvature to fit into the frame. I know the side windows on my...
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    11-17-2017, 07:19 AM
    +3. Buy it at a dealer at about $5 a bottle
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    11-16-2017, 07:11 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Front Plates in Type '65 Coupe
    I was in Md for 7 yrs and have been in Va for 3 yrs and have never run a front tag. It's in the box in the trunk w/ the registration and insurance...
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    11-16-2017, 07:06 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Lexan Windshield question in Roadster
    I think the lexan is thinner than the glass.
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    11-15-2017, 04:42 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Engine Compartment - 351W in Roadster
    That Spectre is what I have been using for about 4 years although w/o the tray and w/ a Performer RPM (non air gap).
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    11-15-2017, 07:25 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Engine Compartment - 351W in Roadster
    Go here; http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showthread.php?26404-19-carb-intakes-on-the-dyno-Is-yours-robbing-horsepower and see what various air...
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    11-14-2017, 07:52 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread NT450 tire experience in Roadster
    This will be an interesting experiment. That extra OD may be a problem up front w/ increased turn radius. It may also be a problem in the rear. The...
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    11-14-2017, 07:24 AM
    Try this. Remove the 5/8 or 11/16 nuts and bolts so you can spin the pivot around the shaft. Grease, spin, grease, spin, grease, spin. You can buy...
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    11-14-2017, 07:12 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Turning Radius? in Roadster
    Either cut a notch or get the BFH out and mod those donors. Either is fine.
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    11-14-2017, 07:07 AM
    How about this instead? http://www.cncbrakes.com/Product.aspx?grp=dcbpa&subgrp=ba&series=240&subseries= Get #241. Mine is 8 yrs old and working...
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    11-13-2017, 06:39 AM
    4- yrs ago when I bought my QF, I picked it because it had a lot more replaceable jets than most. Especially carbs w/ a choke. Some Holleys had them...
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    11-12-2017, 06:16 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread 5pt vs 6pt harness in Roadster
    My understanding is that 6 points is mainly so the family jewels can go between the two webbings. Depends on how close the frame mountings are to...
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    11-12-2017, 06:08 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Throttle Linkage in Roadster
    Maybe 4-5 yrs ago before Mike had his for sale I did one using a parts list from a forum. My first drive the car was almost uncontrollable. I had the...
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    11-10-2017, 07:59 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Interior Room? in Type '65 Coupe
    You might want to include your location in your signature line.
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    11-10-2017, 07:56 AM
    We all know winter is coming but, any of you that can, keep the FFR ready to go. There will be some days during the winter when it's cold, but sunny,...
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    11-10-2017, 07:48 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Brake Bleed help in Roadster
    That basketball pump is a great idea!
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    11-08-2017, 06:56 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Brake lines in Roadster
    I just pulled the 5% number out of the air. Way back when I ran rubber front hoses for 2-3 years. Finally decided to go SS. There was a small...
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    11-07-2017, 07:25 AM
    Great story. On the gauges, I have the old standard dash. I put the tach to the right of the steering column and rotated it so my shift point is when...
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