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bluestreek
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posted 11-01-2002 08:12 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for bluestreek   Click Here to Email bluestreek     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The solid roller 331 stroker is in the Coupe and finally running. Thanks to all the M&M members that helped me with needed info.

I know now what a Boss 351 Mustang must feel like. Except my '66 only weighs about 2800 lbs. This is only the 2nd street car that I have ever driven that actually scares me!! The other was a 63 vette with a mech. fuel injected 400 SB.
My whole drive assy was trued and balanced all the way from the front to the back, and the old '66 finally feels totally smooth for the first time. It already outpulls the old 13 sec. 289 at only half throttle. The BFG Drag radials are the only thing keepin it from being totally dangerous! Can't wait to get her broken in and find out what that last half of the gas peddle will do!

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1966 Mustang Cpe 289 stroked to 331 c.i., 5.4 H-beams, Forged slugs, ported TFS alum. heads, ported Stealth 8020 intake, CompCams Mech. Roller, Holley 750 HP, 4speed, 9" 3.50 posi, BFG Drag radials..

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Moneymaker
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posted 11-01-2002 08:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Broken in???

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Fastymz
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posted 11-01-2002 08:36 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Fastymz   Click Here to Email Fastymz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sounds like a great ride.
I think you sould be able to get into the low 12's or high 11's.

SCOOP

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I'm oddly obsessed with big scoops on little Mustangs

2.26 60'S
14.9 @ 90.86MPH

65 coupe,351w,C4,Big Boss 429 hood scoop,8"3.40 TracLoc,Cragar SS,Black Suede.

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V8 Thumper
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posted 11-01-2002 11:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for V8 Thumper   Click Here to Email V8 Thumper     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

Scarry, hua?

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1965 GT coupe, 333ci aluminum headed/solid cammed stroker, four speed, 3.70:1 9"

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bluestreek
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posted 11-03-2002 08:32 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for bluestreek   Click Here to Email bluestreek     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by V8 Thumper:

Scarry, hua?



You should know!!
Hey Todd, If you aren't using Drag radials on your stroker, I don't see how you can give it any gas at all without breaking the rear tires loose. .

Dan

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1966 Mustang Cpe 289 stroked to 331 c.i., 5.4 H-beams, Forged slugs, ported TFS alum. heads, ported Stealth 8020 intake, CompCams Mech. Roller, Holley 750 HP, 4speed, 9" 3.50 posi, BFG Drag radials..

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V8 Thumper
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posted 11-03-2002 09:20 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for V8 Thumper   Click Here to Email V8 Thumper     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by bluestreek:

I don't see how you can give it any gas at all without breaking the rear tires loose.



I just like the smell

Actually, I've got a stiff-ish secondary spring in the carb for that very reason. The secondaries don't start to come in until around 4k, and by then I've got some bite. The slide-a-links do plant the tires... the nose points skyward It's an 'e' ticket ride

Are you going to the track anytime soon?

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1965 GT coupe, 333ci aluminum headed/solid cammed stroker, four speed, 3.70:1 9"

All Blue Oval, no blue bottle
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Fastymz
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posted 11-03-2002 02:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Fastymz   Click Here to Email Fastymz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I sure wish one of you two would get to the track.I'd like to see what those bad *** cars can run.

Still waiting for more pictures,maybe some tire smoking pictures too.

SCOOP

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oddly obsessed with big scoops on little Mustangs

2.26 60'S
14.9 @ 90.86MPH

65 coupe,351w,C4,Big Boss 429 hood scoop,8"3.40 TracLoc,Cragar SS,Black Suede.

https://mustangsandmore.com/ubb/Fastymz.html

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V8 Thumper
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posted 11-03-2002 03:56 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for V8 Thumper   Click Here to Email V8 Thumper     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Fastymz:
maybe some tire smoking pictures too.



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bluestreek
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posted 11-03-2002 09:22 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for bluestreek   Click Here to Email bluestreek     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Fastymz:
I sure wish one of you two would get to the track.I'd like to see what those bad *** cars can run.


I just missed the last local race of the season Saturday. I've been very busy with some other projects and didn't really feel like the Bluestreek was ready yet. The car hasn't seen the other side of 6000 rpms yet or gone more than 70 miles. The engine
has developed a miss sometimes, and I'm trying to track it down in my spare time. I tore down the carb and found nothing wrong, and then did a compression check and all holes were 170 psi. Tomorrow I'll check the ignition system and install my new blue Summit plug wires that I forgot to install.

I'll get some pics of the engine and hood too!

Dan

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1966 Mustang Cpe 289 stroked to 331 c.i., 5.4 H-beams, Forged slugs, ported TFS alum. heads, ported Stealth 8020 intake, CompCams Mech. Roller, Holley 750 HP, 4speed, 9" 3.50 posi, BFG Drag radials..

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bluestreek
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posted 11-04-2002 11:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for bluestreek   Click Here to Email bluestreek     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I finally found what was causing the little skip in my engine. #2 plug has a crack in the ceramic insulator right next to the hex head. This was the last thing that I checked. Because the plugs were brand new, I never thought I might have a bad one.
Anyway, It seems that I've been exited about how the new engine runs, and it was only firing good on 7 cylinders. Now I'm really exited!

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1966 Mustang Coupe: Custom glass hood and SCOOP sits atop a 289 stroked to 331 c.i., 5.4 H-beams, Forged slugs, ported TFS alum. heads, ported Stealth 8020 intake, CompCams Xtreme Solid Roller, Holley 750 HP, long tubes, 4speed, 9" 3.50 posi, BFG Drag radials..

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bluestreek
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posted 11-06-2002 10:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for bluestreek   Click Here to Email bluestreek     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I Put the new plug and wires in today.
I was totally amazed at the power 1 bad plug was holding back!! Now it's really dangerous!

Pics of the hood and engine.


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johnmustang
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posted 11-06-2002 11:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for johnmustang   Click Here to Email johnmustang     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
very pictures

JOHN

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Fastymz
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posted 11-07-2002 01:10 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Fastymz   Click Here to Email Fastymz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Dan,that motor looks so good in there.
The renforcement under the glass hood looks great.Nice job and the car,and the scoop looks awsome.

SCOOP

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oddly obsessed with big scoops on little Mustangs

2.26 60'S
14.9 @ 90.86MPH

65 coupe,351w,C4,Big Boss 429 hood scoop,8"3.40 TracLoc,Cragar SS,Black Suede.

https://mustangsandmore.com/ubb/Fastymz.html

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