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    Jeff Kleiner

    Using A Modified Donor Car

    That auto trans has a 1:1 high gear which combined with the 3.73 rear would have that engine screaming 3,500 RPM to go 70 MPH.

    Jeff

    Jeff Kleiner Today, 09:29 PM Go to last post
    TimC

    Wiring Questions

    The radio circuit should plenty of power for the outlets you're planning on. For the run circuit use a standard Bosch type relay and the ignition switch

    TimC Today, 09:12 PM Go to last post
    EZ$

    Wiring Questions

    As I plod along with the wiring, I ran across a couple of items that I'm not sure how to proceed.
    First, I thought that I had read, somewhere on

    EZ$ Today, 08:59 PM Go to last post
    wowzersyea

    Using A Modified Donor Car

    Thanks everyone for their input. This was the feedback I was hoping for!

    Not gonna pull the trigger on it, my build is not going to start

    wowzersyea Today, 08:39 PM Go to last post
    j.miller

    Huge shout out to Mark Dougherty and son Matty - The Traveling Builders

    They DO know their stuff and when ya need help they are on the top of my list. I just wish Mark didn't snore so loud when we cuddle....WHAT ! jus sayin...da

    j.miller Today, 08:13 PM Go to last post
    Mike N

    Dumb questions about drag slicks

    You need more practice. Go find an empty lot or industrial complex on the weekend and practice launching up through the first to second shift. I have

    Mike N Today, 07:58 PM Go to last post
    edwardb

    Gas Gauge troubles...

    I've extensively driven two Roadsters with the Speedhut gauges and have never seen that kind of behavior. The needle moves around a little when starting

    edwardb Today, 07:58 PM Go to last post
    FFinisher

    Using A Modified Donor Car

    Cool, you (I)learn something new everyday!

    FFinisher Today, 07:54 PM Go to last post
    initiator

    Driveshaft Loop

    I like Titanium, too (especially on rub strips - great big white sparks!), but if you're looking to stop an energetic penetration, spend the same amount

    initiator Today, 07:38 PM Go to last post
    stevant

    351 with Cobra air cleaner...... issue with hood scoop fitment?

    I’m picking up a 12 x 8-1/4 x 3 filter. It will clear the distributor, and I could bring my spacer from 1” to 1/4”. I’ll still

    stevant Today, 07:26 PM Go to last post
    Texas Driver

    Footbox fresh air vents

    Curious. Has anyone thought about making a "box" that would surround part of the header to draw heat off the header instead of using the in

    Texas Driver Today, 06:48 PM Go to last post
    Jacob McCrea

    Driveshaft Loop

    I've seen on this forum photos of a roadster's driveshaft failure and yes, "mechanical mayhem" is an apt description. Having seen the impressive

    Jacob McCrea Today, 05:56 PM Go to last post
    Railroad

    Driveshaft Loop

    Well, this thread cost me $150 or saved me from physical harm, just put in an order. I am still building, nearing the 1st go cart stage and this is

    Railroad Today, 05:54 PM Go to last post
    Avalanche325

    Using A Modified Donor Car

    If it is a serious drag race engine, it may not be suitable for the street. You will need to know what all of the components are.

    On the

    Avalanche325 Today, 05:31 PM Go to last post
    Fixit

    Driveshaft Loop

    Gotcha guys...
    My head is still somewhat into lets say "longer wheelbase" cars.
    As I think about it, these things are pretty much

    Fixit Today, 05:27 PM Go to last post
    TheBabyBadger

    Using A Modified Donor Car

    With a flat bed trailer and a bit of creativity. I used moving dollies. It's a pain. IMHO he's asking WAY too much. I paid $3500 for an 87 body with a

    TheBabyBadger Today, 05:22 PM Go to last post
    rich grsc

    Using A Modified Donor Car

    Do you know the car or the owner? Built as a drag car, has it had the snot runout of it? Also an engine built for drag racing may not make a good driving

    rich grsc Today, 05:20 PM Go to last post
    rich grsc

    EFI Recommendations

    I would demand Fast swap out the POS 2.0 and give you the Sportsman. They did for me, and it's simply a straight swap of the computers, no wiring change.

    rich grsc Today, 05:12 PM Go to last post
    Papa

    Driveshaft Loop

    +1 Cheap insurance.

    Super simple to install, too.

    Papa Today, 04:50 PM Go to last post
    wowzersyea

    Using A Modified Donor Car

    I had to look up a c5 transmission. Apparently, it is a C4 with a lock up clutch to improve gas mileage built in the mid 80s. Was never stock in mustangs.

    wowzersyea Today, 04:46 PM Go to last post

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