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1969 Mustang 302 V8 Temperature Sending Unit Locations ? 
Question Re:1969 Mustang 302 V8 Temperature Sending Unit Locations I currently have a stock Temperature sensor, on the front engine, driver side, …

1966 Mustang Convertible Interior Paint Codes 
Hi, I'm in the process of restoring a 1966 Mustang convertible. I'm going back with the original exterior color, Nightmist Blue . It appears …

1997 Cobra Starting Problem 
Question re 1997 Cobra starting problem: Hi. I have a 1997 Cobra with 17000 miles. It has a c&l mass air sensor, March underdrive pulleys, x-pipe, …

1964 1/2 Mustang Electrical Problems 
Question Re: 1964 1/2 Mustang electrical problems Hello I have a basically stock 1964 1/2 Mustang 289 automatic coupe , with a generator. …

1998 Cobra Blowing Blue Smoke 
Question: 1998 Cobra Blowing Blue Smoke I have a 98 Cobra with 150 thousand miles. It is starting to blow blue thick smoke. I can also hear …

1992 Mustang C4 Transmission Swap 
Question: I have a 1992 foxbody Mustang with an AOD transmission that I wanna do away with and install a Ford C4. What am I gonna have to do for …

1993 Mustang 5.0 Engine Swap 
1993 Mustang 5.0 Engine Swap Question: I have a 1993 Ford Mustang coupe with a 4 banger (4 cylinder) and AOD (automatic overdrive transmission). …

2000 Mustang Convertible Sun Visor Removal 
Question: How do you disconnect the wiring on mirrored, lighted, sunvisors to recondition (faded and torn material) for a 2000 Mustang GT convertible? …

2003 Mach 1 Starter Removal 
Question: I believe I have a bad starter in my 2003 Mustang Mach 1, but need to pull it to be bench tested. I can't access the top bolt from underneath. …

Mustang 289 Mystery Motor 
Question: Can someone please help me by telling me what these letters and numbers mean? I have a small block ford. The block reads C5AE-6015-E …

1969 MACH 1Original Owner 
Question: I need the original measurements as the car rolled off the assembly line for the distance from the center of the wheel well opening to the …

1967 Mustang to 1972 Maverick Power Steering Linkage Swap? 
Question: Can I use a complete steering linkage (p/s steering box, center link, idler and tie rods) from a 1972 maverick to my 1967 Mustang. Both are …

1965 Mustang Gauge Wiring Problem 
Question: My 1965 Mustang has 1966 instrument (gas,oil,amp,and temp) gauges. I took it into a custom rod shop because the gauges did not work. Long …

Taking over Partial Restoration 1968 Mustang Convertible 
The car is a 1968 Mustang convertible , 6 cylinder, automatic. It must have been quite rusty. The floor has been repaired with either patches or …

Gas tank Filling Problems On A 2005 Mustang 
Question Re: Gas tank Filling Problems On A 2005 Mustang Can I replace the vent tube on the gas tank? Or do i have to replace the the entire tank …

Mustang Overheating With Underdrive Pulleys  
Question I have installed aftermarket underdrive pulleys on my 1988 Ford Mustang GT. It seems to run a little hotter than it did before they were …

Faded Convertible Headliner Restoration 
Question Re: Faded Convertible Headliner Restoration My 1992 Mustang convertible headliner is faded, but it is in otherwise in good condition. Is …

K Code Engine Identification 
Question Re: K Code Engine Identification. Hello, we have a 1966 2+2 fastback with a 289 engine K in the serial number which identifies the motor …

Changing a visor on a 1966 Mustang Convertible 
Question Re: Changing a visor on a 1966 Mustang Convertible How do you disconnect the visor power cord so as to be able to change the visor on a 1966 …

2008 to 2010 Mustang Front End Swap 
Question: - 2008 to 2010 Mustang Front End Swap I have a 2008 Mustang GT convertible. I like the new style front end on the, not sure if 1st year …

Interior Rear 1/4 Panel Plastic Restoration 
Question Re: Interior Rear 1/4 Panel Plastic Restoration I appreciate the DIY Vinyl dye restoration, I realize that I may have to do some Vinyl work …

ABS Communication Not Supported  
2000 Mustang 3.8L V6 Question Re:ABS Communication Not Supported 2000 Mustang 3.8L V6 with ABS and Traction control. The ABS light comes on …

1966 Mustang Sun Visor Placement 
Click on the Smaller Images to enlarge them. Question Re: 1966 Mustang Sun Visor Placement I am at the end of restoring my 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe. …

Bullitt wheels 
Question Re: Bullitt Wheels Do you know the measurement of the American mags on Steve McQueen's car in the Movie Bullitt? I have a 66 Ford Mustang …

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2005 Mustang Trailer Towing 
Question Re: 2005 Mustang Trailer Towing I have a 2005 Mustang. It's just a 4 cylinder automatic. I would like to be able to pull an enclosed …

2004 Cobra Oil Cooler 
Question Re: 2004 Cobra Oil Cooler Hi. I have a question and hope you can help. My 2004 Ford Mustang Cobra has oil in the expansion tank. It has …

2007 Shelby GT500 Alternator Removal 
Question Re: 2007 Shelby GT500 Alternator Removal How do I remove the alternator from engine compartment on 2007 Shelby gt 500. Alternator is loose …

Change The Engine Computer 
Question: Is It possible to change the engine computer ? Hi..I have a 1995 Ford Mustang GT. I would like to know if it's possibe to change the …

1966 Mustang Convertible Overheats 
Question RE: 1966 Mustang Convertible Overheats I have acquired a 66 Ford Mustang convert with a 289 V8 and automatic. It overheats easily , has …

1967 Mustang Sun Visor 
Question: Installing 1967 Mustang Sun Visor Rods Does anyone know how to get the rod back into the 1967 Mustang sun visor. We purchased them new …

1970 Mustang Vacuum Lines 
Question Re:1970 Mustang Vacuum Lines Replacing the 351C-2V back in the 1970 Mustang convertible, I cannot remember what line connects to one of the …

1979 Mustang fuel Tank Replacement issues 
Question Re: 79 Mustang fuel Tank Replacement I'm wanting to replace the fuel tank in my 79 Ford Mustang. Can I use a gas tank from any other fox body …

1989 Mustang Headlights 
Question: I have a 1989 Mustang GT, and I can't run the head light and fog lights at the same time. I was told to replace the relay with a hd …

True 1964 1/2 Mustang 
Question Re: True 1964 1/2 Mustang I am looking at a supposed 64 1/2 Mustang. It has some of the features of a 64 1/2 such as the generator and gen. …

1971 Mustang Cobra Jet Engines 
Question: - 1971 Mustang Cobra Jet Engine I have a 1971 Mustang Mach 1. It is an M code. The internet says that the engine it is a Cobra Jet. …

1965 Mustang Generator To Alternator 
Question: - 1965 Mustang generator to alternator How do I convert the generator system to an alternator on a 1965 Mustang 6 cylinder automatic ? …

92 Mustang GT 
Question Re: 92 Mustang GT Crank and Pistons What parts can i use from a 1998 Ford Explorer 5.0 liter V8 in my 1992 Mustang 5.0 ? Does the Explorer …

Low Pedal On My 1968 mustang  
Low Pedal Brakes: What is the cause of my low brakes, I bled all the lines , replaced the Master Cylinder,and the brakes go atleast 3/4 of the way down …

1996 3.8 V6 in a 1999 Mustang 
Question: Swapping a 1996 3.8 V6 in a 1999 Mustang Can you tell me if a 1996 engine v6 3.8 will fit in a 99 Mustang? Answer: The answer …

1969 Mustang Coupe Parts Fit On A 1965 Mustang 
Question I have a 1969 Ford Mustang coupe, with a rebuilt front end. Will the front end 1969 Mustang coupe parts fit on a 1965 Mustang? Answer: …

2006 Mustang Convertible Leak 
Question: 2006 Mustang Convertible Leak I just purchased an 06 mustang convertible, however when it rains or when I wash the car it holds water inside …

1970 Boss Front End On A 1971 Mustang 
The 1970 Boss Mustang, was and is, one of the most popular pony cars Ford ever produced. Question I have a 1971 Mustang, Can I put …

1975 Mustang 4 Barrel Carburetor 
Question: How do you install a 4 barrel carburetor in a 1975 Mustang Ghia? Answer: I'm assuming that you are starting with a stock 2 barrel …

1966 Mustang Coupe Options Rare ? 
Question : I have just recently purchased a 1966 Mustang coupe. This car is equipped with an OEM factory Ford under dash air conditioner, a 289 v8 …

New Style Seats in a 1971 Mustang? 
Question I have a 1971 Spring Special coupe Mustang. It has been painted and the drivetrain has been rebuilt. I am 6'7" and hate the straight back, …

Removing Flexible Brake Line 1966 Mustang 
Question: I was wondering how to remove the flexible brake lines from the front of my 1966 Ford Mustang six cylinder, with drum brakes on all 4 corners. …

1999 Mustang 3.8 with Oil in the Antifreeze 
Question I have a 1999 Mustang 3.8 with Oil in the Antifreeze. There's also no heat unless you rev engine up. What is the problem? Answer: …

1967 Mustang convertible Door Won't Open 
Question: I have a 1967 Mustang convertible. The passengers door will not open. The locking mechanism is working fine as well as the handle. …

Adapting 1992 Mustang Fox Body Tail Lights For The UK 
Question: I have a 1992 Ford Mustang LX hatchback and currently live in England. Road laws here require the use of amber tail lights for the turn …

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2004 Mustang GT
OEM floor mats
 
Question: Got a 2004 Mustang GT with a Mach 1 rim and sound system package on/in it, but no floor mats. The car has an Orange exterior with a …

Shelby GT 500 Air filter intake sound in Supercharger 
Question: I have a 2008 Shelby Mustang GT 500. There is a small noise coming from the supercharger. When I take my car to the Ford maintenance …

4.6 Liter Police Interceptor Engine In a Mustang ? 
Question: Are the engine components the same (stock) 1997 4.6 liter V8 in a police interceptor? Answer: Yes. If you are looking at swapping …

1965 Mustang Fastback
Engine Swap Options
 
Question: Hi, what a great site you have. I am fairly new to Mustangs, but my dream car from childhood was always a 1965 Mustang Fastback , So …

Montego to 1968 Ford Mustang steering swap 
Question: I have a 1968 Mustang that was originally power steering and power disc brakes. All of the suspension, steering and drive train is gone. …

1971 Mustang Coupe Air Conditioning  
Question: Need some advice, I have a 1971 Mustang coupe and it still has the factory air conditioning. Currently the heater fan doesn't blow and …

2011 Ford Mustang V6 Performance Suggestions 
Question: What can I do to up the horsepower on my 2011 Mustang V-6 with a 3:31 rear end, which was installed by the factory. Answer: While …

2004 Mustang Paint Code
(Bumper And Exterior )
 
Question: I need to find out the paint color and code for my 2004 Ford Mustang GT. Answer: The paint code for your 2004 Mustang GT can be found …

Alternator Upgrade
1965 Ford Mustang V8
 
Question: What alternator (brand, rating, etc.) would you recommend to replace the original? I need a bit more oomph as I am running more electronics …

1992 5.0 GT Mustang Engine - Restriction ? 
Question: I have a stock 1992 5.0 GT Mustang convertible, that I think is too slow, compared to other stock mustangs. Is there something constraining, …

1969 Mustang Convertible
Repairing My Under Carriage
 
Great site! I have a 1969 Mustang convertible with a 200 cubic inch 6 cylinder engine. As i dig into it, it looks like most everything is going …

1965 Ford Mustang GT Instrument Cluster Swap 
Question: Can I change the the standard instrument cluster in my 65 Mustang to the 5 gauge GT version? Answer: The short answer, is yes. But …

1985 Ford Mustang Convertible Leather Interior 
Question Its my understanding that the only leather option in 1985 was for the SVO Mustang. Is that correct? Thx. Answer: My information …

1965 Mustang Front Drum Brake Problem 
Question: I have a 1965 Mustang that has unequal braking on front drum brakes (pulls to the left). The LH brakes harder than the RH side. Brake …

1972 Mustang Upholstery Cost 
Question: How much does a complete upholstery cost for a 1972 Mustang? Answer: A short question with a long answer! First let's talk …

1993 Mustang GT V8 Starter Removal and Replacement 
Question: How do you remove top bolt from the starter on a 1993 Ford Mustang with the 5.0 liter V8? Answer: Hopefully you are not blessed …

1967 Mustang 289 Stroker ?  
Question: I have a 67 Mustang with a regular block. Can I stroke it? If so, is it worth it? I'm thinking of adding a cam and boring it over …

Ford 289 K Code Block 
Question: Ok, I would like to thank you for helping me find out that I don't have a 289 k code block. I want to continue to use this engine in …

Mustang 271 hp, K Code Engine Identification 
Question: i just bought a 1951 Merc pickup. It needs restoring, which I do. The seller says the engine is out of his first Mustang which was a …

My Title for my 2006 Mustang GT comes up as GT/Cobra? 
Question: We recently purchased a 2006 Mustang GT. The exhaust is not stock, it's much larger, and the previous owner told us the car was putting …

1999 Ford Mustang - Low mpg 
Question: I have a 1999 Ford Mustang 3.8 V6, with dual exhausts, dual intake along with am cold air intake. My question is , would these additions …

NOS parts values 
Question: How would you know what n.o.s. (new old stock) parts are worth so as not to get robbed buying or selling them? Answer: Start by checking …

1993 Mustang Lx Interior Interior Upgrade 
Question: how to convert a 93 lx interior to a 2004 cobra interior or mach 1 interior? Do I mainly change just the 2 front seats and the rear seats????? …

Mustang Super Snake Paint Codes 
Question: What is the paint code for the Mustang Super Snake for a red colour? I want to paint it red with a black stripe but don't have the paint …

1969 Mustang Rear Quarter Panel Drain Plugs 
Question: I recently bought a 44 piece body plugs and grommets kit , for my 69 Mustang coupe, but I don´t know where to put the Rear Quarter Drain …

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2010 Ford Mustang GT Premium with RCA Jacks ? 
Question: Does the 2010 Mustang GT Premium have RCA jacks in the back? Answer: Unfortunately not, but the simple solution to the problem is adding …

1981 Mustang Cobra Tail Lights 
Question: I have a 1981 Mustang Cobra & I can't find tail lights for it anywhere . please help? Answer: I haven't seen any 1981 tail lights …

Installing a One Piece Floor Pan  
Question: What height do you put the one piece floor panel compared to the rocker panels in a 1966 mustang coupe ? Answer: Usually, you …

1995 Mustang T5 Swap 
Question: I just swapped my automatic for a T5 and wanted to know, if I need to change the computer, or the harness? It is a 1995 GTS Mustang. …

1971 Mustang Quarter Panel Parts Interchange ? 
Hi, I have quarter panels, quarter panel extensions, trunk lid and tail lights for a 1971 fastback. Are any of these parts interchangeable with …

2005 Mustang GT Automatic Transmission Filler 
Question: 2005 Mustang GT 4.6L with automatic transmission, I see a drain plug but how do you refill the transmission? Answer: As you've …

Turbo Mustang Detail 
Take care and thanks for the detail on your site it's probably the easiest intro to turbo and turbo mustang I have seen on the net and I've looked it up …

2003 Mustang Convertible Body Repair 
Hi My 2003 mustang convertible was recently hit by 86 year old woman. Damage totaled about $3500. What I need to know is if a 2003 Shelby hood and …

Mustang Data Plate information 
Question: Picked up an old Mustang. Can Car ID tell me where it was made: engine etc.. Answer: No. All they do is sell parts. You need to use a …

Buying a Mustang to Restore: Advice and/or Opinion 
Question: No car yet but beginning to look. What would you say is the single most important thing to look for in a potential restoration Mustang? …

2008 Mustang Bullitt Wheel Paint Code 
Question: Can you find out the wheel paint code for the 2008 Bullitt? I need touch up paint. Answer: The closest thing I've been able to find …

Ford Mustang 2010 
Good morning Sir: I'm a big fan of the Ford Mustang GT. And I'm planning to buy one and take it home with me next year . Normally I don't like …

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