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    Cowl Panel Repair

    I got my car about 7 years ago, and ever since I had a problem with water leaking through the dash on the passenger side. It turned out my upper cowl panel was rotted out around the heater box inlet. This is apparently a very common problem on the older mustangs, so check yours out. I bought a...
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    What did you do to your car today?

    Finally figured out how the stupid clutch helper spring comes out on my 73 mach 1 and did the gymnastics to actually do it. I am more excited than I should be because I have tried 3 or 4 times over the last few months and gave up, since I couldn't position myself in way that I could see...
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    What did you do to your car today?

    I just got an OTC 7311A from Amazon and it worked like a charm. Granted I already cut it up and doused it in PB but from the time the package was delivered I had it off in about 5 minutes. One good shot with my impact gun and it was off. The side to side bolts were key IMO, the cheapos from...
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    What did you do to your car today?

    Did a bunch of cursing, throwing tools, busting knuckles and almost got my pitman arm off.  :atomic: I will be getting my 3rd pitman arm puller, this one has cross bolts so the stupid thing doesn't keep slipping off. I will finish cutting into it tommorow and I'll get the new tool Saturday...
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    I fixed my emergency brake today

    Glad I could help, good luck! That's good info, and looks good too! I only really dusted the bare metal area with paint because I was concerned that a good coat of paint would glue up all the parts that should only take a fraction of a pound to move. I didn't really get a picture of my pedal...
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    I fixed my emergency brake today

    I've owned my car for almost half my life now, and the emergency brake has never seemed to hold. I even replaced the pedal years back and it still just popped out whenever I stomped it down. It's been parked in flat garages for years, but now it is an issue because I failed inspection lol. After...
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    What did you do to your car today?

    There was a good video from engine masters* on air cleaner theory.. The filter top seems to be great because the air is already traveling at a high velocity in the direction it needs to go (down into the carb throat). They ran a literal salad bowl with just a filter top and it was at the top of...
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    What did you do to your car today?

    Got my new fuel injector early and let it idle a little bit. [video=youtube]
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    What did you do to your car today?

    Started it up briefly. I have a leaking fuel injector so I won't really get to run it until Wednesday.  [video=youtube]
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    What did you do to your car today?

    It looks like a mess but I'm going to try to start it up tomorrow for the first time with on the new engine. Once it runs I will go back and clean up the wiring and everything else about this picture that is bothering me. 
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    What did you do to your car today?

    We're getting some nice weather this week so I got my fuel system together. I ran new 3/8 NiCopp hardlines from the new tanks inc. in-tank pump setup and replaced the -8 pushlock I was running all around with -6. I spent today trying to figure out the whacky setup that holds my fuel rails down...
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    What did you do to your car today?

    Dropped the engine in on Saturday, ran into some issues as expected (My Sachs clutch kit came with 2 wrong pilot bearings). It's in though, have a little bit more to do and it's like 20º now so I'm not really rushing to drive it. 
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    Show us your engines!

    I feel like there's too many nice examples in this thread to single anyone out, really enjoying it!  :coolphotos:
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    Show us your engines!

    I'll probably tell people it's an olds motor for fun. That'd be a nice surprise, I hope you're right haha. My injectors will only support 500 hp though, I should be able to get an idea from the duty cycle they run at.
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    Show us your engines!

    Just some bolt ons  :whistling: It shouldn't be anything special though, just a 10:1 aussie headed street-ish motor with a solid roller. Hoping to make 400 hp or so just under 7000 rpm. Thanks, I hope it works lol
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