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Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   09-22-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By DAVE VAN
Good looking car. Nothing like a father /...

Good looking car. Nothing like a father / daughter trip!
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   09-17-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 981
Posted By DAVE VAN
I put Cooper Cobras on mine and like them. Normal...

I put Cooper Cobras on mine and like them. Normal street driving and long trips.
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   09-12-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By DAVE VAN
Phillip, so sorry to hear about Tom. He was a...

Phillip, so sorry to hear about Tom. He was a great guy and always ready to talk "car talk",
We will miss him.
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   08-19-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By DAVE VAN
SW fuel gage sender

Jim, I am running a SW # 82342 gage and a stock 1991 tank. I had to buy a
E3229275-C Ford sender for a year 79 to 85 Mustang to get it to work. The FFR sender read backward.
Good luck!
Dave
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   07-20-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By DAVE VAN
Phillip, good to see you guys are still kickin' I...

Phillip, good to see you guys are still kickin' I am still driving ole #1406 every week and enjoying it after 21 years!
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   05-04-2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By DAVE VAN
X2 on SLDave location. I moved mine slightly...

X2 on SLDave location. I moved mine slightly forward to clear the power brake unit.
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   04-18-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 907
Posted By DAVE VAN
Also vote for Battery Tender Junior. I kept one...

Also vote for Battery Tender Junior. I kept one on my 560SL for years with no problems. I mounted it under the hood with the plug under the grill. Left it hooked to the battery even on the road....
Forum: Off Topic Discussions   04-05-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 445
Posted By DAVE VAN
Dan, I keep one of those "Have a Hart" cage traps...

Dan, I keep one of those "Have a Hart" cage traps set with a cracker smeared with peanut butter. So far I have caught over 25 squirrels. They were chewing on the eves of my house trying to get in the...
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   03-30-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,290
Posted By DAVE VAN
You have a PM

I need those settings if you can dig them up.
Thanks
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   03-14-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By DAVE VAN
Jerry, You have a PM

Jerry, You have a PM
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   03-07-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By DAVE VAN
Greg, I finally dug up the ifo for you. I used...

Greg, I finally dug up the ifo for you. I used Damplifier Pro sound deadener and insulation mat That I got from Summit. The insulation is about 1/2" thick and has foil on both sides. Installed it...
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   03-05-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By DAVE VAN
Greg. I will check the type material that I used...

Greg. I will check the type material that I used tomorrow and get back to you. They are at my shop.
Dave
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   03-02-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By DAVE VAN
I installed some sound deadener sheets then a...

I installed some sound deadener sheets then a layer of glu-on insulation. Painted that with rattle can black. Looks good and stays cool in the sun. Without the sound deadener you will get a drumming...
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   01-30-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,874
Posted By DAVE VAN
Way to go P & K! You make my 45000 miles look...

Way to go P & K! You make my 45000 miles look puny.
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   10-29-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By DAVE VAN
A smoke machine that some body shops use might...

A smoke machine that some body shops use might help find the air leaks. I am going to try that on mine "one of these days"
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   10-23-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By DAVE VAN
Buy a Buick!

Buy a Buick!
Forum: Parts For Sale / Wanted   10-16-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1
  Wanted to Buy: gaskets for 2" roll bars
Views: 396
Posted By DAVE VAN
Home Depot has 2" urinal washers shaped like...

Home Depot has 2" urinal washers shaped like that. You will have to cut and superglue the oblong one to fit the down leg. I used them on mine for 10 years before they cracked
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   08-23-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
  Lifters
Views: 666
Posted By DAVE VAN
I had the same thinking but I couldn't stand the...

I had the same thinking but I couldn't stand the thought of used lifters on a new cam so I bought new Ford lifters. 45K later alls well!
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   06-02-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,249
Posted By DAVE VAN
See if the local (or Charlotte Observer) paper...

See if the local (or Charlotte Observer) paper would run a short story on this with your pictures of the perps. This method has nailed several crooks in our area. People like to turn other people in!
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   05-29-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By DAVE VAN
West Marine or most boat shops make up cables for...

West Marine or most boat shops make up cables for sail boats. Might try them.
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   05-18-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By DAVE VAN
Al, I have an Fox auto pedal box if you want....

Al, I have an Fox auto pedal box if you want. Just pay shipping
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   05-08-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By DAVE VAN
I will probably add one for good measure. Can't...

I will probably add one for good measure. Can't hurt!
Thanks
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   05-06-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By DAVE VAN
3G Alternator question

I just finished the alternator upgrade from 2G to a 130 amp 3G. Do I need to run a ground from the alternator case? There is a tapped hole in the case for a ground if needed. The alt. case is bolted...
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   04-23-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By DAVE VAN
I use "Right Stuff" sealant in the aerosol can...

I use "Right Stuff" sealant in the aerosol can for everything. Valve covers, rearend cover, etc. Works great.
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   01-25-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By DAVE VAN
way to go Earl! Keep sending us good news. ps:...

way to go Earl! Keep sending us good news.
ps: I received your text today but can't answer texts on my old flip phone. About time to upgrade.ha ha
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