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    Free 5 speed transmission

    I have a 5 speed that I had bought used and it has been in my 92 SC for ~15 years, but it started to lock out from going into 5th. Otherwise it was ok.

    My original 92 box had bad sychros. I kept...
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    Chip tuning and Brian Herron

    I have been corresponding with Brian by email, and he sent me a chip 2 days ago. There is apparently some connection still between Brian and Apten MDMotorsports. Really not sure what, and the guys...
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    I had slop in my shifter that got worse and...

    I had slop in my shifter that got worse and worse, with up and down and sideways slop (car had about 85K miles). I pulled the console off and accessed the shifter only to find 2 bolts had fallen out,...
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    Originally posted by 92redsc [B]Walter,...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by 92redsc
    [B]Walter, if i only had that much money, thats how i would spend it :) i like it very much. one question does your car run hot with that intercooler kit? i...
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    Because you are asking for opinions (you know...

    Because you are asking for opinions (you know what that's like)... just had my car upgraded, completed break-in of new block. Thought I'd share my thoughts on what my mods did for mine. (sorry in...
  6. radio woes

    I have had my JBL stereo repaired twice, with the capacitors being replaced. In my case, the unit would cut off when the temp was hot, and sometimes work when cool. I recently had extensive work...
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    whoops. I need to be careful with terminology. ...

    whoops. I need to be careful with terminology. The pulse ring may be positioned incorrectly on the balancer. With BHJ, the ring has to be reomoved from the stock balancer, and placed in the saem...
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    thanks, DLF thought that's what I'd hear, as...

    thanks, DLF

    thought that's what I'd hear, as we debated about it and apparently GM LT1's have a plug that is removed to check base timing as well. Just didn't have time to search the manual...
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    timing question

    92SC now running, but checking a while before taking out for some breakin.

    New short block from Ford. Stieg heads and cam, w/1.73 roller rockers, Bosch matched 42# inj, 87mmPro-M MAF, 85mm MP Tb,...
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    SC's can be an intimidating car to deal with, but...

    SC's can be an intimidating car to deal with, but there is no other like it. I had an '89 that was kept totally stock, but bought the best extended warranty FORD offered, and being a 1st year...
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    update

    Put a new IAC in today. Idle is beginning to act civil! Unfortunately, I wasn't able to get away from work early enough to drive it. My mechanic did let it idle and learn some more, and drove it,...
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    Not fretting yet, and I couldn't agree more that...

    Not fretting yet, and I couldn't agree more that it's a tough order to work sight unseen. I spoke to Brian about coming up to his shop after we get it driveable, and he said that 95% of what he does...
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    idle woes

    just an update... 2nd chip sent by Apten made the idle work like a charm. But.... it wouldn't accelerate at all. Spoke to Brian and he said that they had a problem. The 2nd chip was supposed to...
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    Steve, would it be possible to retrieve the...

    Steve,

    would it be possible to retrieve the settings that you have on your laptop? It may be helpful to see how far your changes had to go to achieve results vs. the stock values you provided in...
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    Brandon, I agree that Steve's info seems dead on...

    Brandon, I agree that Steve's info seems dead on target to contend with the problem that you (and now I) have experienced.

    I am hoping that Brian's fixes to my chip will take this into...
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    reply to Brandon, mine's a 92, with 5 spd,...

    reply to Brandon,

    mine's a 92, with 5 spd, and stock rear end. I had the entire suspension done over a year ago. Had it lowered by 1-1/2", and all new bushings, oversized sway bars, and the...
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    The block, cam, heads were bought through Brian....

    The block, cam, heads were bought through Brian. He has all the info on that and all components. TB, MAF, tubes, temps, injectors, etc., etc.

    I think that IAB may be not responding like it...
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    vacuum and idle question

    My 92SC is just about complete.

    New short block from Ford. Stieg heads and cam, w/1.73 roller rockers, Bosch matched 42# inj, 87mmPro-M MAF, 85mm MP Tb, 3.5 intake tubes and K&N, ARP head...
  19. tough question. I had one of the first 89 SC's...

    tough question. I had one of the first 89 SC's made(5 sp), and kept it 6 years. Didn't drive much else that I liked.

    Got rid of my 89, got an Impala SS. Hate auto's. Rode ok, but it didn't...
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    Poll: Depends on whether we want bio, chem, or nuclear...

    Depends on whether we want bio, chem, or nuclear weapons shot at us on our own turf in a few short years. We already know cheap tricks like airplane crashes work well here.
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