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About Parkka

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    73 Mustang Convertible


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  1. I ordered the power steering pipe extension and it should be here by monday, so on tuesday I'll have it down to the machine shop for the final fitting test. I'll let you know how it goes. as for the cam, its an Edelbrock Performer-Plus for a 302 (2122) with Edelbrock 1.6:1 rockers (77780), Edelbrock Performer 289 Manifold (21213) and E-Street 5023 cylinder Heads. Nothing outrages.
  2. Here is the engine that was finally completed. Just waiting for the power steering hose before it goes back in. After I removed all of the a/c, I left the mounting bracket and attached a 'Ford' plate. The plate was originally designed to fit along the top of the a/c compressor, so with the same specifications, it fit perfectly on the compressor based if any one is interested in doing that to theirs. Dan
  3. Ok. I've ordered the tube Don C indicated and 'another' pressure tube from NPD. I'll let you know if this setup works so that others will know. Dan
  4. We are having a hard time finding the correct power steering hose (pressure) for our 73 Vert. I've ordered about 3 to 4 from Mustang websites but they all comeback wrong. The machine shop where the engine presently is located also cannot find the correct one as the original hose is worn and the numbers are not legible. Below are three photos of the connections. The machine shop indicates the male end to the pump is 3/8 inverted flare. Can anyone give me an idea of where to go to get the correct hose? Thanks
  5. Thank you to all. I'll be installing a T connection for the sensors
  6. So I take it, that anyone that has installed an aftermarket gauge cluster has basically disconnected the dummy lights. if so, then that answers my question unless someone knows how to get around this problem.
  7. My 302 was quipped with dummy lights in the instrument cluster when it was built. I recently acquired the original three gauge cluster for the center console with the wiring harness that has two display lights. My question is whether or not I can tap directly into the wiring from the sensors in the engine compartment without going to the instrument cluster. That way I would not only have the dummy lights to tell me there is a problem, but also the gauges. The lights would more likely direct me to look at the gauges to get a general idea of what may be happening. Can this be done?
  8. Thank you again. My daughter purchased a Fluidampr for me as a gift. She saw I was struggling with this issue. Dan
  9. Thank you. that is what i needed to know. Dan
  10. I am looking for a chromed Harmonic Balancer for a 302. searching Summit Racing, this is the only one i found. Not sure if this is correct. Can anyone steer me in the correct direction and is the PowerForce a good quality replacement? Thanks, Dan
  11. The ones on my vert have been broken and the prior owner decided to melt down the broken ends so it looked somewhat natural; as if to show that they never were part of the upper window seals. This is what was throwing us. Don has them and we'll be ordering shortly. thanks
  12. My back seals on the doors are torn and worn and do not go down to the bottom. All i have is a small strip along the bottom of the doors that reaches onto the sides by 4 to 5 inches.
  13. Can anyone tell me where I can get a set of new weatherstrips for the bottom of the doors on a 73 Vert? The ones on the door 'do not' extend up to the window seals. I've checked numerous places but they all include the seals as a portion of the weatherstrip. The photo below shows the end of the weatherstrip on the passenger door. Thanks
  14. I'm replacing mine in a few weeks with EZ-on. https://ezonauto.com/
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