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  1. I think it looks bad.

    I think it looks bad.
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    I removed the oil baffle on my stock 89 5.0 valve...

    I removed the oil baffle on my stock 89 5.0 valve cover to clear roller rockers.
    No issue with oil coming up the fill tube with those valve covers.
  3. Thread: My 1969 Mach 1

    by LX89
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    One of my uncles bought a brand new 1969 mach 1...

    One of my uncles bought a brand new 1969 mach 1 in 1969 with a 390 auto.
    I remember as a young kid in the early 70's going to my aunts house sometimes and seeing this car in the driveway and being...
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    My previous battery was identical to the one now....

    My previous battery was identical to the one now.
    I replaced it at 7 years still in working order.
    Great luck with Exide,but I don't think Partsource sells them now.

    Original Motorcraft battery...
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    Battery recommendation

    Current battery was purchased in Sept,2014.
    Exide Performance Series group 58.
    Charge it every 2 months for about the last 3-1/2 years since the car is hardly used.
    Takes and holds a charge.
    ...
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    I had some spray cans made up at a local auto...

    I had some spray cans made up at a local auto parts store years ago.
    It was hit or miss and when they missed it was way off and pissed me off.

    Some young chick mixed up the best match the first...
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    lol,that was hilarious. I guess carb tuning is...

    lol,that was hilarious.
    I guess carb tuning is almost a lost art these days.

    I haven't touched a automotive carb since the 80's.
    I've rebuilt some in the past.Holley,Motorcraft,GM.

    Last carb...
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    I used Ford steel core rubber bead gaskets on my...

    I used Ford steel core rubber bead gaskets on my 89 with stock valve covers.
    They have to be over 25 years old and never leaked a drop so far.
  9. Thread: 7.3 Godzilla

    by LX89
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    I wonder if that chain driven oil pump is going...

    I wonder if that chain driven oil pump is going to be trouble over time?
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    Thanks,I'll check out the Dorman kit. Buying a...

    Thanks,I'll check out the Dorman kit.
    Buying a new striker is too expensive.

    https://lmr.com/item/LRS-40442B/1987-91-Mustang-Hatch-Striker

    Takes a T-50 torx and figures the biggest torx bit I...
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    Were you able to remove the washer or did you cut...

    Were you able to remove the washer or did you cut the side of the bushing to get it on?
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    Was it the Dorman bushing kit in the link and...

    Was it the Dorman bushing kit in the link and were you able to remove the washer to get the bushing on and was the fit good?

    http://help.dormanproducts.com/Product?ProductID=518&pcat=1&cat=15
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    1989 Mustang broken hatch striker bushing

    The plastic hatch striker bushing on my 89 Mustang totally broke off today.
    Can't close/lock the hatch unless I maybe slam the crap out of it.

    Can the plastic bushing be replaced or do I have to...
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    Poll: Looks like it's on sale at NAPA this month....

    Looks like it's on sale at NAPA this month.
    Didn't know it was that expensive.

    https://www.napacanada.com/en/p/LMYLM20002?impressionRank=2
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    Poll: Forgot to mention that Dasilva Racing has dyno...

    Forgot to mention that Dasilva Racing has dyno tested Molyslip E on three cars in the past.
    You can find the results in the link in the automotive testimonial section in the link.
    It's not a direct...
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    Poll: I used Liqui Moly MOS2 last year.First time....

    I used Liqui Moly MOS2 last year.First time.
    Didn't keep track of gas mileage.
    ...
  17. Thread: P0172 code

    by LX89
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    I think I read years ago on GTAMC where some guy...

    I think I read years ago on GTAMC where some guy said his buddy had something to do with refinery's and said Shell had the best refining process and therefore the best quality gasoline.
    Don't know...
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    Should have asked the service manager to do a...

    Should have asked the service manager to do a demonstration on how to drive a stick properly,lol.
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    How long do those solenoids last? My 89 still...

    How long do those solenoids last?
    My 89 still has the original.
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    Are those Crane Energizer 1.7 pedestal roller...

    Are those Crane Energizer 1.7 pedestal roller rockers?

    Summit Racing used to sell them individually years ago but I don't know if they still do.
  21. Thread: Rear. Main. Seal.

    by LX89
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    My rear main likes to leak in colder weather....

    My rear main likes to leak in colder weather.
    Warmer weather usually nothing.
    Same seal since 92 when Ford rebuilt the engine under warranty.

    I keep the PCV valve and screen clean.
    Not going to...
  22. Thread: 1 st oil change ?

    by LX89
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    I still change my oil/filter myself and always...

    I still change my oil/filter myself and always have,never once had it done at a garage.
    I never pay full price for synthetic oil.

    It's on sale every week.
  23. Thread: Carb Rebuiders

    by LX89
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    I have rebuilt carbs back in the day with rebuild...

    I have rebuilt carbs back in the day with rebuild kits,eg,Holley,Motorcraft,one GM carb,and my lawnmower carb.

    It's easy when using a rebuild kit and cleaning the carb passages out.
    Tuning a carb...
  24. Thread: Hawk pad failure

    by LX89
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    I remember the factory original front pads on my...

    I remember the factory original front pads on my 89 separated from the backing plate on both sides.
    I think they were riveted but not sure.

    I had one bonded drum brake lining separate from the...
  25. Thread: Hawk pad failure

    by LX89
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    Where are Hawk pads made? I was thinking of...

    Where are Hawk pads made?
    I was thinking of using the street version in the future but after reading this probably not.
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