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    Motorcraft 2100 Venturi Cluster wanted

    Hello. Does anyone have a venturi cluster for a Motorcraft 2100 they might want to sell? I just opened my poor performing remanufactured Motorcraft 2100 and saw that one of the brass emulsion tubes on the venturi cluster is split. I have read that this might be contributing to carburetor...
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    72 Grande - Urethane Dash Pad Installation Question

    So, I pasted the above message and that clearly didn't work very well. What I am asking is what type of u-clip or other style of clip will work with the urethane dash pads? The standard u-clips that work with the OEM/Ford tooling dash pads don't really work with the urethane dash pads. The...
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    72 Grande - Urethane Dash Pad Installation Question

    Hi. I have a Ford tooling dash pad that rattles even though I have added cushioning. I think I am going to replace it with a urethane dash pad I also have but didn't use because I couldn't find suitable u clips for the 4 screws that attach the dash pad to the front of the dash. The standard u...
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    How to replace your 71-73 dash pad

    Hi. I have a Ford tooling dash pad that rattles even though I have added cushioning. I think I am going to replace it with a urethane dash pad I also have but didn't use because I couldn't find suitable u clips for the 4 screws that attach the dash pad to the front of the dash. The standard u...
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    Rough idle - need mechanic name or a mentor in Charlotte

    Thank you. I will do so. I just received my vacuum gauge and it read that timing was just off the green/good zone. Although, when I adjusted the distributor to get it solidly.in the green zone it was shaking pretty.bad in the engine bay. I moved it back to where it was right on the line...
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    Rough idle - need mechanic name or a mentor in Charlotte

    Yes, my mistake....sorry. big difference.
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    Rough idle - need mechanic name or a mentor in Charlotte

    Hi. The rpm at idle in gear is 6k. Drops to under 5k when placed into drive. Timing is at 6btc. Tested with distributor vacuum disconnected.
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    Rough idle - need mechanic name or a mentor in Charlotte

    Many thanks. I have limited experience but am a quick study and have many but not all diagnostic tools. I appreciate your help! What details would be most helpful for you to assess the problem. Should we do this offline...email, etc. Quick info:. Car is totally stock. A 1972 302. A/T...
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    Mechanic recommendations Charlotte, NC

    Hello. I wonder if anyone can recommend a good mechanic in the Charlotte area that can help me trouble-shoot a rough idle on my 1972 302 while in gear. Car has been tuned, new plugs, wires, electronic ignition, etc. Could be a vacuum issue ...the only vacuum line in use is ported vacuum off...
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    Rough idle - need mechanic name or a mentor in Charlotte

    I have been fighting a rough idle on my 302 for some time and need to find someone locally to help. Any members in the Charlotte area that might be able to recommend a solid local mechanic? Mentors welcome too. Thank You! :)
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    Help with Center Bezel installation - 1972 Grande

    Thanks for the reference. Much appreciated.
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    Question about screws for bottom of center dash bezel

    Thanks so much - I have screws for the radio/heater bezel so I should be ok. Many thanks.
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    Help with Center Bezel installation - 1972 Grande

    Thank you - very helpful - I do have the radio bezel and screws so I should be good to go then.
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