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Forum: 2011 Ford Mustang   08-01-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By RoseCity427
Re: Should we Raise the Legal Driving Age?

An interesting topic.

Have you noticed lately how many 16-year-olds do not have a driver's license today?

Many just do not want to drive. Never mind the legal age, the driving age is...
Forum: Makin' Progress   07-27-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: 390 occasional overheating

Why is vacuum advance disconnected?
Forum: Galaxie Pages   07-23-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: 9" rear end ?

Give us a pic of the case . Also, the pumpkin from the rear. Casting numbers can be helpful, too.
Forum: All Ford Techboard   07-08-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,928
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: 302 in a pinto

My friend had a 302W in a Pinto wagon back in the day. Put out around 325 hp. The torque buckled the body in the middle, so subframe connectors would be advised. LOL.
Forum: Galaxie Pages   06-15-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: Pulling engine

Using a load leveller will make guiding the engine/trans out much easier.
Forum: Galaxie Pages   04-13-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: 1963 1/2 Galaxies 500, 406, 4-speed

Wide ratio top loader and a 3.50 gear. Take out the locker. Go open or limited slip.
Forum: Galaxie Pages   04-07-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: Trouble starting when the engine is hot

I have had this problem before. Timing and high compression can affect this.

Do you have a powerful battery? Choose one with very high CCA.

Also, a starter cable with a lower gauge...
Forum: Falcon Pages   04-03-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: Finally two years later the car is done!

Oh my, that engine!

That must be one fast machine.
Forum: Mustang Pages (1965-1973)   02-12-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: Torker 289 - Keep? Sell? - Cam Reqs?

The Torker is a single plane mani. I think it will work great with today's higher lift roller profiles. Back in the day, dual plane manis were better for low end torque, but valve lifts back then...
Forum: All Ford Techboard   01-05-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: Engine identification FE/FT?

8K8 is the block casting date.

The block casting number will help identify it with certainty.
Forum: Fairlane Pages   06-15-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: 2 Speed Rear End?

This could be a Hone overdrive. it was cable operated, as I recall. The company is still in business today.

Hone-O-Drive? Model B230 For The Ford 9? Rear Pinion | Hone Manufacturing Co....
Forum: All Ford Techboard   02-26-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: whats the value of my 427 cross bolt in 36 coupe race car

Is it a side-oiler or a top-oiler? Side-oiler is worth more.
Forum: Makin' Progress   10-03-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,023
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: 69 cyclone

Beautiful and rare! Excellent work. What a head turner.
Forum: Fairlane Pages   08-19-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: 1969 ford fairlane cobra jet

Post your VIN. Lots of valuable info hidden in there.
Forum: Galaxie Pages   07-15-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,865
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: Q Code Galaxie Identification

You have received excellent info from 635Rangoon427.

If the car is being sold as original, another thing to check is casting dates on things like the block and heads. The casting dates must...
Forum: Torino Pages   05-03-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: Rims & Tires For 1970 Torino Cobra

An 8" rim is too narrow for these tires. I would shoot for a 10" rim.
Forum: The Garage   04-15-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,663
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: rockauto magnets

Do any of you just buy one oil filter or wiper blade just to get a magnet?
Forum: Galaxie Swap and Trade   01-23-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: FOR SALE FE 390 Interceptor and 4spd trans

Are you selling in one piece?
Forum: Galaxie Pages   12-29-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: 66 Galaxie FE - auto to 4spd

The shifter mounting bosses are the problem here. On the Mustang toploaders the shifter will be farther rearward than on the Galaxies. If you don't mind a little metal surgery on your floorpan, the...
Forum: Galaxie Pages   11-06-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: Looking at a 3Z68R Galaxie, value help

I would love to see some pics! How much did you pay for it?

I bought one under similar circumstances.
Forum: All Ford Techboard   07-27-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: 1964 Galaxie 4 speed swap

Get a wide ratio for the 3.00 rear end. You'll probably need to go to a 3.50 or higher with a close ratio. I used a wide ratio toploader with a 2.70 ratio in a '68 Torino. It didn't dig off the...
Forum: Torino Pages   07-25-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: 68 ford torino 302 to 352.

You can find out by looking at the casting numbers on the block. A 352 will drop into the Torino since it is designed to fit an FE.
Forum: Galaxie Pages   07-22-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: Power Steering swap 64 Country Sedan

Power steering is a wonderful thing.

I have the opposite problem. Someone installed PS on my '63 500XL 427 car, which originally came with MS. I'm going to bring it back to stock. The slave...
Forum: Stroker Engines   07-08-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: 427w or 470FE

There is something so right about an FE sitting between the shock towers ----- and there ain't no substitute for cubic inches.

How about four down draft Weber carbs for visual appeal? Sorry, you...
Forum: Galaxie Pages   06-27-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By RoseCity427
Re: Am considering buying a very rare Galaxy.

I was ready to wire money so that I could get in on the ground floor of such a rare and valuable Galaxie.
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