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  1. Chris Petti

    Inherited '89 Lx 5.0 Getting Started

    Hello I'm new and don't know a lot about Fords, I have a 68 Dodge Charger R/T as well as a 1956 Cadillac Coupe Deville. I do all my own work and really enjoy wrenching on cars. My newest acquisition a 1989 Mustang LX 5.0 hatch that is nicely equipped but needs that extra umph. I'll post pics...
  2. Tyler Hunter

    Engine 93 5.0 Car Won't Start, Oil On All Spark Plugs!!

    Hello All, I have a 93 5.0 Mustang that has a stock motor at 185k miles that was running great until recently. It all started when I found out I had an exhaust leak somewhere, I noticed the car had a slight loss of power which makes sense but over time it seemed to get a lot worse. The car would...
  3. B

    High Idle On 1990 Notchback 5.0 Help!!

    so guys i bought this 5.0 off my buddy and it came with bigger MAF ported upper lower intake and ported heads.. trickflow stage 2 cam.. shorty headers stock h pipe stock mufflers. car will idle at 1000-1500 rpm and come down to 800rpm after a minute or twi.. if i tap the gas pedal it will rev up...
  4. N

    1986 Mustang Gt Not Cranking Over

    I've recently relocated my battery to the trunk of the car and since then it will not turn over. When I turn the key the fuel pump goes on and everything in the car works like the a/c, lights, windshield wipers, etc. I purchased a new bwd select starter solenoid and I believe I hooked everything...
  5. A

    Expired 1990 Ford Mustang Lx 5.0/5 Speed/145k/maryland/$7500 Obo/clean & Title In Hand.

    1990 ford mustang convertible VIN: 1FACP44E1LF155945 condition: excellent cylinders: 8 cylinders drive: rwd fuel: gas odometer: 100500 paint color: black title status: clean transmission: manual type: convertible Hello!! I don't even know where to begin with this classic but for sale is my...
  6. Zenki 5.0

    Engine Seized Motor?

    Hello! I am somewhat new to engines and working on them, but I'm not completely dumb. A few months ago i bought a running 5.0 302 to swap into my 1995 240sx. The 5.0 was already in a 240sx, just an earlier model. This was a turn-key swap, minus cleaning up the bad wiring and a driveshaft that...
  7. E

    Sn95.0 Wiring Harness Help

    Hey there, as you can tell I'm new to here. I wont bother you with telling you about me, lets get down to the nitty gritty. i have a 1992 BMW 325I sedan, i also have a 1995 SN95.0, with 32k original :) e36 chassis + sn95 5.0 you see where im getting with this? good. Engine is installed...
  8. RaggedGT

    Let's Play A Game(failed Miserably In The Ot Section.)

    I originally posted this in the Squeaky Wheel. At the suggestion of @74stang2togo i posted it in the OT are under its own thread.... And it Bombed-lol- But I still think it would be kinda fun to see where people take this.. And if it fails here,then I'll leave it on Facebook where I found it :-)...
  9. Sketchy_GT

    Intake Manifold

    in my 88 foxbody 5.0 it has an aluminum intake on the car but i have decided to do the classic gt40 build on the car and i have a few questions. the main one being i have quite tall valve covers and i was told id have to put a 1 inch spacer on the intake can someone give me a reference to what...
  10. Sketchy_GT

    New With Questions

    I have been on stang net awhile but now I've made an account to ask questions about a foxbody I'm working on. I have a 1988 lx 5.0 it has an off brand type aluminum intake and aluminum valve covers my problem is that when you step on the throttle the first inch seems very stiff compared to the...
  11. N

    86 5.0 Fox Body No Crank Issue (fusible Link/clutch Safety Switch)

    Hey guys, new to the group and the proud new owner of a 1986 302 GT, been on my car bucket list since I can remember, lots of plans! So here's the scoop; I traded the my 4runner for the car knowing it needed some work. Drove it for a few days before I went to go out and she wouldn't crank...
  12. S

    Need Help Bad Please !!

    Just bought a sweet 95 model with 90 miles on it. Driving it home it died. Towed it home. Figured out I had no fire or fuel going through the injectors. Started with coil, then ignition module, finally the pip fixed it. It's basically stock. Drove it around a week or so. Ran it very low on gas...
  13. A

    Powersteering Rack Upgrade Questions!

    My car is wondering on the road and I have a steering wheel vibration at around 45-60 mph. The steering in general is just terrible. The passenger side wheel when jacked up has about an inch movement left and right. The tie rod end appears to be tight. The steering rack however is moving back...
  14. A

    2000 3.8 V6 Swap To 5.0

    Okay, so i have a question, (I'm a bit of a newbie when it comes to mustangs) I have a stock 2000 V6 3.8 Mustang, My friend has a rebuilt 301 5.0 with a 327 Stroker Kit. He has all the tools and necessities to swap it into my mustang and is willing to do so, completely free, including...
  15. 201AlphaMale

    New To The Thread

    need some advice currently driving a 1994 Gt 5.0 current mods are cai, bbk shorty headers, flowmaster 40s with custom muffler delete, off road y pipes and 89 octane tune.... She's automatic sitting on 18x9 18x10.5 AMR's I'm looking to increase horsepower and add more of an aggressive sound I...
  16. S

    Expired 1991 Mustang 5.0 Lx Auto - All Original $7,500 Obo

    This is an impeccably maintained, all original 1991 Mustang LX 5.0L Hatchback. Auto Trans; Oxford White exterior with Titanium Cloth/Vinyl interior; and just over 108,000 pampered miles. This Mustang was purchased new by my mother and owned and gently driven by her until she passed away two...
  17. kingleodiorio

    Flex Plate Or Flywheel

    hello, I'm getting ready to put a new motor in my 67 mustang. It's my first project and I've ran into a small problem. I'm mating the engine (1978 5.0) to a c4 automatic transmission. Do I need a flex plate, or flyeheel? do I have to get it balanced for my engine, or are they generic in that...
  18. RaggedGT

    Favorite Movie/tv Cars/cars In General

    MadMike had a thread going asking what One car would you want if money etc was no object.. And he called me out on posting the Cars of the movie "Bullit" lol So I'm stealing his thread topic(kinda) and asking. What's your favorite Movie/Tv cars or just cars in general?
  19. S

    SN95 Exhaust (mild Mods) Questions And Opinions

    I recently bought a 1995 5.0 5 speed stang. I will be swapping the h/c/I and a few other bolt ons. I bought bbk shortys and have an x pipe. I bought exhaust cutouts but accidentally got 3 inch instead of 2.5. Would 3 inch sound good? Or would I lose performance with that big of piping? Also what...