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    10-09-2018, 09:15 AM
    Railroad replied to a thread Exhaust Decision Time in Roadster
    I ordered FFR 4 into 1 stainless headers. They are impressively built, no welding splatter, excellent welds, with a bare stainless finish. Although...
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    10-08-2018, 05:12 PM
    I bought the Ford kit for plumbing up the A50XS. Over $300, it has a nice tube that will mate to the TB, but after the 90 bend it tapers. To...
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    10-08-2018, 02:40 PM
    Page 8 of this document should answer most questions, correctly. http://latemodel.cachefly.net/downlo...6017A504VA.pdf.
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    10-08-2018, 10:44 AM
    Here is what a 90* 4 inch tube looks like. As said before, I think a 110* bend would give you more room and the legs need to be shortened on both...
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    10-07-2018, 05:38 PM
    Tom's 33 is changing his oval CAI tube and has his old one available. I think it points down with some off set. Check out his build thread, post...
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    10-07-2018, 09:40 AM
    It seems Ford suggest 3 times the tube diameter for the distance of the MAF sensor from the butterflies. I know I am short now, but might go with a...
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    10-06-2018, 05:01 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Wiring in Roadster
    I can do that. Thanks for the great idea. I think I have something that will scan for me.
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    10-06-2018, 04:20 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Wiring in Roadster
    Thanks for the advise and taking the time to help.
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    10-06-2018, 03:29 PM
    Here is a pic of how I worked it. I do not have the part number for the adapter. Seems I got it from Summit, drop shipped from Calif. It is a 5"...
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    10-05-2018, 04:47 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Wiring in Roadster
    Thanks Jdav. I got the tach hooked up. I read that the Gen I does not need to pick a signal off the COP. The signal comes from the ECU into the RF...
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    10-04-2018, 09:10 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Brakes Gone! in Roadster
    I think with your correct clearance on the bias bar, the mc push rods would stay centered enough to not create a problem. On the adjuster, I bought...
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    10-04-2018, 08:16 PM
    Railroad started a thread Wiring in Roadster
    Good news, I got most of the gauges wired. I lack the tach signal to the Gen I Coyote engine. If someone can advise me on the procedure of tapping...
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    10-04-2018, 06:22 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Brakes Gone! in Roadster
    Well my advise was off 1 decimal point. The spacing I was referring to should be between .20 to .250. Page 4 of this pdf explains it. Does not...
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    10-04-2018, 06:08 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Cold storage of body in Roadster
    Some of the newer sticky tires have a warning about low temps. From memory, it seems, below 30 or 40 degrees was a no-no, with the risk of cracking....
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    10-03-2018, 07:30 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Brakes Gone! in Roadster
    Since you have to pull one of the M C you can check the spacing on the center pivot. I am thinking it is some like .025" You had better verify that...
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    10-03-2018, 07:17 PM
    I have found the foam paint brushes are good for applying Sharkhide on small or irregular shaped items. You need a container that will let you wet...
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    10-03-2018, 10:25 AM
    Ducky2009 replied to a thread J-pipe failure...AGAIN in Roadster
    I used bolts on my headers. Installed headers with the engine mounts bolted in place. After installing the front couple bolts and the rear one, I...
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    10-03-2018, 07:44 AM
    Railroad replied to a thread Wiring Help, Again in Roadster
    Thanks edwardb, I have the lighting part right, it seems. I found something in the threads that helps me with the 2 yellow wires, I think.
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    10-02-2018, 02:51 PM
    Railroad started a thread Wiring Help, Again in Roadster
    Gen I Coyote, Wiring Harness Mk IV roadster, Rev N page 7. I was trying to get the behind the dash completed and noticed a couple of notes, I had...
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    10-02-2018, 09:20 AM
    Someone gave this advise many years ago. I hated to waste a pass, it seemed, but,,, I was told, stage watch the lights, yada, yada, yada. When you...
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    09-30-2018, 07:41 AM
    Railroad replied to a thread Brakes Gone! in Roadster
    I could not follow your explanation of the bleeding and testing you did. Do you have your master cylinder push rods adjusted with some slack in...
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    09-29-2018, 05:11 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Brakes Gone! in Roadster
    You might have to raise the reservoirs. I have the Wilwoods and FFR reservoirs. ,,, not running yet, but looks like the reservoirs will need to be...
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    09-29-2018, 03:55 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Brakes Gone! in Roadster
    I think just one master cylinder defect would make the peddle feel like you have no brakes. Any chance a hill or steep incline is involved and the...
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    09-22-2018, 04:30 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Battery Cut-off Switch in Roadster
    Moroso
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    09-19-2018, 03:28 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Battery location options in Roadster
    In my post, I listed my concerns, but am pleased with the product. I have the FFM box mounted up and look forward to having the battery in the rear...
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    09-18-2018, 10:35 PM
    What about: Heater or seat heaters I mounted the gauge dimmer on the under side. Again - underside - Gauge button to use the speedo functions...
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    09-16-2018, 12:30 PM
    Railroad replied to a thread Battery location options in Roadster
    I am still in the build process, but did install the rear battery box. I am thinking a battery swap will be a test of strength and caution. I have...
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    09-16-2018, 07:33 AM
    Steve, Sorry for your loss. Hope her celebration of life party reminds everyone of the joys she brought to you and yours.
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    09-15-2018, 01:28 PM
    John, I drove my car 500 miles before painting. This allowed me to evaluate several things I was concerned about, brakes being one. I removed...
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I almost became an owner of an original 289 AC Cobra, but Dad thought it rode too rough. I have dreamed of filling that void, until now, when I jumped in and bought an Anniversary Mk IV.
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