Mustang Tech Q&A

Tech question and answers from Mustang360 – Readers questions, expert answers

MCA Authenticity Judge Bob Perkins answers concours vintage Mustang tech questions. [...]
Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source
We are currently restoring a 1970 Boss 429. I need some information on correct rear shocks, such as the correct part numbers on the shocks and paint ID codes. [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Some of my Mustang friends say I shouldn't undercoat my convertible, but I plan on driving it. What is the drawback to undercoating on the car? [...]
Tue, Mar 07, 2017, Continue reading at the source
I have a 1966 Mustang hardtop that was originally a 289 V-8 car from California. It currently has 1974 302 cylinder heads on it. [...]
Wed, Feb 08, 2017, Continue reading at the source
I have a 1971 Boss 351 I purchased a few years ago. The car was professionally restored in 2012. I have a question about the clamp on the air-cleaner snorkel tube. [...]
Tue, Jan 31, 2017, Continue reading at the source
My Mustang has been parked and not started for about eight years now while I had it stored. What should I do before I start it up again after such a long time so I don't cause any damage to the engine? [...]
Wed, Jan 11, 2017, Continue reading at the source
I recently purchased a 1969 Boss 429 Mustang. I have a minor detail question for you. Were the screws that attach the snorkel to the air cleaner painted blue or natural? [...]
Thu, Jan 05, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The ammeter never worked and I have an NOS ammeter ready to drop in, but I've since converted to a big amp 1-wire alternator. [...]
Thu, Dec 08, 2016, Continue reading at the source
I have a 1967 Mustang convertible with the inline-six. The car is unrestored with 80,000-plus miles. A few electrical parts under the hood have been replaced over the years. [...]
Thu, Nov 10, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Where I may find longer bumpstops that would prevent the rear from hitting the exhaust? [...]
Wed, Nov 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source
I am in the process of repainting the hood on my 1970 Mach 1 Dearborn-built car. Is the black hood stripe a matte or flat black? [...]
Thu, Sep 15, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Do you know what has become of Classic Inlines? We have a 1967 Mustang hardtop with a 200ci inline-six and we were buying upgrade parts from Classic Inlines. [...]
Thu, Sep 15, 2016, Continue reading at the source

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