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    Today, 06:18 AM
    Good to see FFR making it right. now you have a nice piece of al to make other things from.
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    Today, 06:16 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread 347 engine choice in Roadster
    Have you considered a 351? Stronger main cap bolts, stronger head bolts, stronger oil pump shaft, same displacement w/ no need for crazy rods and...
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    Yesterday, 06:29 AM
    What if you take the outer panel to a local sheet metal shop and ask them to move the bend in it to better match the center panel?
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    Yesterday, 06:19 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Fi Tech Go EFI in Roadster
    skidd's location is quite common. The problem is getting it perfect. If you can tack weld the bung in place on the car, then remove the pipe to...
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    06-23-2019, 06:21 AM
    This is the cooler I have been running for 8-9 years. It says no longer available but I thought it's design might be helpful. Also use Honda PS fluid...
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    06-19-2019, 03:23 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Brake issue in Roadster
    Can you take a picture showing the position of the balance bar and note which cylinder is which also.
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    06-19-2019, 03:20 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Master Power Cutoff in Roadster
    I don't have one since I moved that battery up front. When the battery was in the back the red flag switch was in the trunk too. The few times I went...
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    06-19-2019, 03:16 PM
    Another option, but you have to figure out your own mounting is a 99 Explorer pump. It uses a remote reservoir.
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    06-19-2019, 03:14 PM
    Skid has it. The key is that plug in the manifold. I pull that and fill at the T-filler. It runs in very nicely as the air comes out the plug (on...
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    06-19-2019, 06:40 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread I'm joining the club in Roadster
    Although you are in Cali, I'd still do a heater. Makes things more acceptable when it's chilly. A few friends whose wives go with them, got a small...
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    06-19-2019, 06:35 AM
    I usually get the number from SPC and then buy from Summit.
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    06-19-2019, 06:31 AM
    Puttering has a great idea. You will buy a carb and manifold anyway so a small additional expense would be a pressure regulator to get the efi fuel...
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    06-18-2019, 07:16 AM
    I have always seen recommended NOT to put a filter between tank and mechanical pump but my car already had it when I bought it. When I did the IRS...
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    06-18-2019, 07:05 AM
    I disagree. Not that a crate isn't a good idea but engines w/ 25# differing compression have been driven many 10s of 1000s of miles. Ford 5.0s have a...
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    06-18-2019, 06:42 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Better looking switches in Roadster
    I switched to Cole Hersey also just because I felt they might be better quality. They have several styles including long handle switches and a slip...
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    06-18-2019, 06:29 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Brake issue in Roadster
    I believe the standard MCs are still 3/4 front and 5/8 rear. Check yours and confirm this w/ other MkIV owners. Change if needed. Then order Hawk HPS...
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    06-18-2019, 06:20 AM
    There is one in the DC area where most of the car is done by scotchbrite but the stripes are full polished. That is my favorite.
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    06-17-2019, 06:56 AM
    I am concerned about this. The steel sleeve is what stops the mounting tabs from tightening too tight on the flange of the plastic bushings. The bolt...
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    06-17-2019, 06:49 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Tall guy decision process in Roadster
    As i was looking through the Kirkey website I realized that they have changed the roadrace seat. Now it is adjustable for back angle. It also has a...
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    06-17-2019, 06:41 AM
    I am using this filter in the back near the tank. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/pfs-10120 in this housing...
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    06-17-2019, 06:17 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Initial Body Trimming in Roadster
    The couple I have looked at the clearance to the dash pad varied across the width by as much as 1/4 inch. So there were tight spots and 1/4 inch gap...
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    06-16-2019, 07:05 AM
    Frank, that is a great point on the nut. Mine is an older MkII so slightly different than current frames. BTW, I threw out the provided nuts since...
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    06-16-2019, 07:01 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread LCA Spacer Question in Roadster
    As you tighten the bolts, the ears will stop moving when they contact the steel sleeve inside the rubber bushing. I would grease them now so you have...
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    06-16-2019, 06:46 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Tall guy decision process in Roadster
    There was a post a few years back where the guy scalloped out the body behind the seats. He did it all the way across and it was invisible unless...
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    06-15-2019, 06:22 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Attempting my own paint in Roadster
    Ck w/ the Jeffs to see what line of paint they use. See what is available at your local supplier. Hopefully there is a match. Stick w/ one brand, and...
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    06-14-2019, 04:31 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Brake Shoes in Roadster
    One other thought for you is to look for wheel cylinders w/ a larger bore. It may take some investigation but remember that Ford built a lot of other...
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    06-14-2019, 04:28 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Attempting my own paint in Roadster
    I bought these and the rolls of sticky back paper. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sll-0703
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    06-14-2019, 06:22 AM
    looks like that will work fine.
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    06-14-2019, 06:18 AM
    I agree on the basement. Although many get away w/o it, I like using the brace between the front and rear cockpit edges. That makes it easy to carry...
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    06-14-2019, 06:08 AM
    How does a FiTech or Holley Sniper compare $wise to what you are thinking of? Sure would look more old school.
    37 replies | 985 view(s)
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