I'm still running the stock alt., with dual electric fans, and it sucks! have to keep it revved up at stoplights, and I don't trust it with the...
Time for a new pump!
What engine was in the 82?
Does it turn over, but won't fire?
My old big block 79 was converted to manual, and I didn't mind it, but that was years ago.
Ditch the pulleys if you use the elec. fans, and don't wire them up without using a relay.
Great times! You'll be in the 11,s soon!
How are the wheelbearings?
Have you re-set the rockers since the engines been in?
I like the sound of mine, (3" exhaust, dumped just in front of the axle) But the cop who gave me a noise ticket thought they were a little loud!
I know my car in stock form only made about 175hp to the wheels. Every car is different. Fortunatly I think I'm making a little more now.
Are they logtubes or short tubes?
Was it the same stud breaking all the time?
Mine does the exact same thing. Once it gets up to temp it seems fine. Iblame it on not having a chip burnt for it yet. What mods do you have?
It can cost a lot of $$$ to make a c-4 stand up to high horsepower. I would take the weight penalty and go with the c-6. But i'm lazy and I hate...
Did the guy actually say it was still a stock cam? I find it hard to believe he had the top end off to replace heads and lifters etc... but didn't...
You definitly need something with a shroud, the 16" with the shroud would be better than the 18" without it.
If you have gas on the vacuum side of the regulator, it is shot! The diaphragm is ripped. Send it back and get a new one.
If it only blows on high then the resistor is more than likely the problem, not the switch. I'm not sure where it is located on the Mustang, but it...
I have been told that once they whine, you'll never get them to stop whinning. Good luck.
If you fix it right away without putting too many miles...