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Biggury
06-26-2013, 05:07 PM
I reside in the Silver Spring area of Maryland. I would like to know if anyone knows a good Mustang mechanic that knows his Foxbody's? I would like to locate one within a 15 mile radius if possible. All ideas are appreciated!

Gary

Novi357
06-26-2013, 06:01 PM
define mechanic.

I built my car, but I'm not a shop.

Great White
06-26-2013, 06:49 PM
My good friend is a mustang specialist and works on all years especially early stangs. He also has 2 foxes. He lives about 45 minutes from you. If you want his number let me know and I will send it to you in a private message.

Biggury
06-26-2013, 08:25 PM
James,
Does he have a shop or does he work out of his house? whats his contact info?

Gary

Great White
06-26-2013, 08:45 PM
James,
Does he have a shop or does he work out of his house? whats his contact info?

Gary
Has his shop behind his house. Sending pm with his contact info

Biggury
06-26-2013, 08:55 PM
great thanks James

Great White
06-26-2013, 09:03 PM
He is the only person besides myself that I would ever allow to touch my vehicles and I mean every one of the 4 that I own. His attention to detail and his honesty makes it worth the drive to Westminster. Once you find a mechanic that does it right the first time, stands by his work and fair priced you don't go elsewhere.

JudgeDredd
06-27-2013, 12:47 AM
What is it you are needing to do ? I have tore mine down a few times... Ceece

Renegade3
06-27-2013, 07:55 AM
I also have a good friend who has a shop behind his house that builds race mustangs and worked on my SSP when I restored it. He also owns a few rare ponies...let me know if you need the info

dangerous_motorsports
06-27-2013, 08:20 AM
what do you need done.....?

Biggury
06-27-2013, 08:28 AM
I've been currently taking my car to (PM for Name) I don't mind and have no reason not to take it back to them. I have a set of 3.73 gears that I want to install. I also need a air intake pipe to go from Powerdyne S/C to air mass and a bigger air filter installed. My air mass sensor is located in my fender well so not sure how to fabricate the location to accommodate a much bigger filter than I have now to increase my air intake . Hard to explain without seeing it...lol Anyhow as far as the rear end re-build goes they are quoting me $500.00 but want someone that has worked on these alot that can provide me with good solid advice and can solve the issue.

Gary

Biggury
06-27-2013, 09:30 AM
Decided to post a few pics of the current air intake....was told that its a bit restrictive as it sits so want to upgrade this. Like I said sort of hard to explain without seeing what I'm talking about.

Gary

Bockscar
06-27-2013, 09:34 AM
Wow the NVMC is telling people to take there cars to non club supporters.....

Novi357
06-27-2013, 09:45 AM
I can tell you that you would benefit from something like a powerpipe leading into the blower. The corrugated tubing that runs to the blower isn't the best stuff to use and creates turbulence into the blower. The smooth powerpipe is usually good for a few psi of boost. Also, I've seen it where tears develop in that tubing and are very hard to see. A powerpipe could also serve the dual function of moving your air filter further down into the fenderwell.

Biggury
06-27-2013, 09:51 AM
I found a plastic ABS Boostmaster Tube by U.P.R. online to replace the corrugated tubing....by yeah I suppose if I got (2) I could somehow fabricate it to allow a bigger cone filter to down into my fender. Just never attempted to do myself before...lol

Gary

Great White
06-27-2013, 10:09 AM
Wow the NVMC is telling people to take there cars to non club supporters.....

Torry,

My friend is also a member of the NVMC and Gary asked for a specific thing (mechanic who knows all about fox bodies) and who the members recommend to do the work. I gave him my opinion as a member of the club and not speaking as Staff of NVMC. I never mentioned the name of his business as he isn't a supporter :nana:

Novi357
06-27-2013, 10:11 AM
I found a plastic ABS Boostmaster Tube by U.P.R. online to replace the corrugated tubing....by yeah I suppose if I got (2) I could somehow fabricate it to allow a bigger cone filter to down into my fender. Just never attempted to do myself before...lol

Gary

It is pretty easy to extend the powertube with something like a silicon sleeve and then create a little bracket to support the filter and MAF. It is in the fenderwell, so it doesn't have to be anything fancy. You can bend some steel from home depot and just bolt it to the inner fender.

Biggury
06-27-2013, 10:26 AM
It is pretty easy to extend the powertube with something like a silicon sleeve and then create a little bracket to support the filter and MAF. It is in the fenderwell, so it doesn't have to be anything fancy. You can bend some steel from home depot and just bolt it to the inner fender.

Thanks and yeah I will look into that.....

Biggury
06-27-2013, 11:47 AM
Does anyone know of a local speed/performance shop that sells misc. air intake couplings etc.?

Biggury
06-27-2013, 12:09 PM
actually now thinking about it Speed Unlimited in Clinton might have these items?

Novi357
06-27-2013, 12:34 PM
actually now thinking about it Speed Unlimited in Clinton might have these items?

Speed Unlimited typically has a very good inventory in stock.

Another option for couplings is this place:


Advanced Fluid Connectors



899 Airport Park Road
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

(410) 553-0300

advancedfluidconnectors.com (http://maps.google.com/local_url?dq=Advanced+Fluid+Connectors&q=http://www.advancedfluidconnectors.com/&oi=miw&sa=X&ct=miw_link&cd=1&cad=homepage,cid:9305373429645179774&ei=RWnMUdvNBauCxQH26AE&s=ANYYN7mkEOJYzm6KlU6d2Tp8vjF9sS44nQ)‎

Biggury
06-27-2013, 12:44 PM
Speed Unlimited typically has a very good inventory in stock.

Another option for couplings is this place:


Advanced Fluid Connectors



899 Airport Park Road
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

(410) 553-0300

advancedfluidconnectors.com (http://maps.google.com/local_url?dq=Advanced+Fluid+Connectors&q=http://www.advancedfluidconnectors.com/&oi=miw&sa=X&ct=miw_link&cd=1&cad=homepage,cid:9305373429645179774&ei=RWnMUdvNBauCxQH26AE&s=ANYYN7mkEOJYzm6KlU6d2Tp8vjF9sS44nQ)‎





thanks

JudgeDredd
06-27-2013, 11:43 PM
Does anyone know of a local speed/performance shop that sells misc. air intake couplings etc.? Yes EB3 Motorsports & Booze Brothers can get the couplers.

dangerous_motorsports
06-28-2013, 09:22 AM
I would listen to what Novi357 suggests, like it says in his sig it only LOOKS like a 13 second car. one of the quickest REAL STREET car you will ever see

Biggury
06-28-2013, 09:34 AM
Well have a new cobra intake (ported/power coated), new 75mm throttle body coming...also deleting my E.G.R. valve. Will be doing myself on the 4th. Just curious how the car will run after I disconnect the egr valve?.....gonna have the chip tweaked afterwards to turn of the egr signal but just wondering what difference to expect. Has anyone done this themselves?

Gary

vascj
06-28-2013, 12:49 PM
can you guys send the contact info of experienced fox mechanics via PM. I have a lot of these cars and sometimes need a good reasonable mechanic. thanks

Biggury
06-30-2013, 08:40 AM
I also have a good friend who has a shop behind his house that builds race mustangs and worked on my SSP when I restored it. He also owns a few rare ponies...let me know if you need the info

Need my idle adjusted and dont have a dwell meter...