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Table of Contents:

I. General Topics, production numbers and facts.
II. Guides and Manuals
III. Complete FAQ Articles
IV. VIN and Parts Decoders
V. Body, Frame and paint
VI. Interior
VII. Engine/Engine Swap/Fuel Delivery
VIII. Transmissions
IX. Differential
X. Suspension/Steering
XI. Brakes
XII. Calculators
XIII. Where to find parts, junk yards and Mustangs for sale.
XIV. Electrical
XV. Wheels and Tires
XVI. 6 Cylinder specific sites
XVII. Air Conditioner sites and information

I. GENERAL TOPICS, PRODUCTION NUMBERS, AND FACTS: I hope you all get some of the information you need here on the FAQ.

The Mustang Dynasty

Bullitt Chase scene.

1966 Mustang production information, data plate decoder, prices, options, stats and codes.

History of the Mustang.

More history of the Mustang.:

Classic Mustang commercials.

Marti Report for the history of your classic Mustang:

1965 Mustang specifications:

Is my mustang a 64 1/2 or a 65?

Muffler Sound Clips:

65 Mojoe's 2 Chamber Flowmasters from outside the car:
65 mustang exhaust clips (The video's owner prevents external embedding)

65 Mojoe's 2 Chamber Flowmasters from inside the car.
project mojoe 6k rev sample (The video's owner prevents external embedding)

19Stang66's Deltaflow 2 Chamber 40's outside the car.
Flowmaster Exhaust on 1966 Mustang (The video's owner prevents external embedding)

19Stang66's Deltaflow 2 chamber 40's inisde the car on the road.
Flowmaster Exhaust on 1966 Mustang (The video's owner prevents external embedding)

Scouttrooper's Magnaflows.

Shelby GT500 with Magnaflows:

Kalli's 1964 1/2 Flowmaster 40 series.
mustang 1964 flowmaster 40 exhaust (The video's owner prevents external embedding)

SuperDavids 40 series Flowmasters on the dyno.
67 mustang dyno (The video's owner prevents external embedding)

Ravin Muffler sound clip.
Exhaust clip (The video's owner prevents external embedding)

Cherry Bomb:

Valley Firearm's Thrust Glass Packs.
side exhaust (The video's owner prevents external embedding)

Buy it and Build it. Getting your dream Mustang.

How are 1964 1/2 and the 65 different?

With Pictures:

1964-1973 exterior colors:

Bullitt Chase Scene:
YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. (The video's owner prevents external embedding)

They shoot horses, don't they? Mustang nightmare.

1965 Mustangs facts and information:

Classic Mustang Production Numbers:

Free welding on-line course:

Generation 1 mustang production statistics:

Generation 1 mustang FAQ:

Where do the decals go?

Welding calculators:

Drag Racing tips for Beginners:

How to join MCA:

"Build your own" and other information- By ttoney

How to detail your car:

How to protect my Mustang from theft?

Mustang racing on a budget:

How to build your own rotisserie.

Everything you need to restore your mustang:

Your first Mustang restoration? Here is what you need to know.

Where do I get tough-up paint?

Ford Engine numbers and data:


Mustang restoration guide:

Mustang shop manuals on CD:

Shop Manuals:

Interior restoration guide.

Guides and how to manuals:


Most of what you need to know:

Top 25 fixes for your mustang:

Answers to everything you need to know to repair your Mustang.Engine, body, interior, etc., Everything you need to know about your classic Mustang.

Mustang Monthly sitemap: 3 pages of technical articles:

Mustang Monthly "how to" tech articles.  Tons of great how to's here

Just about every tech tip you need to know about your Mustang:

The most frequently asked FAQ's.

How to install an Export brace and Monte Carlo Bar, plus many other How -To's.

Other How-To's.

Everything you need to restore your mustang:

Your first Mustang restoration? Here is what you need to know.

A lot of Tech articles from CJ Pony.


Marti Report.

Where is my VIN, and how do I decode it?

Engine Block Codes:

More engine block codes information:

Ford Part Numbers tell a story:

Head casting numbers information:

Ford Parts decoding information:

Engines and Production figures:

Ford engine numbers and data:


Where do I get paint?

Shelby Drop.  How to......

All about bodywork and painting.  Ask the experts.

How do I repair my cowl?

How to repair your cowl:

How do I replace my floor pans?

How do I repair my front frame rails?

Sub-Frame connector installation:

How to replace the battery apron:

'68 Mustang Script Emblem Location.

How to take the vent window out and replace the rubber:

How do I add LeMans racing stripes to my early Mustang, and what are the dimensions?

Front suspension UCA Shelby drop:

Torque Boxes. What are they, and how do I add/replace them?

How to add or replace torque boxes:

Body restoration on a 67 by 67t5Ponycoupe:

How to replace Mustang weatherstripping:

How to remove a windshield:

Windshield removal:

How to remove and install glass: Windshield, etc.

How do I replace the drip rail mouldings?

Door skin replacement guide:

How to replace rear quarter panels:

How to replace worn door hinge pins/bushings:

Touch-up paint:

How to paint your car at home:

What is wet sanding?

Everything you want to know about rust and more:

Rust inhibitors:
Por 15.
Zero Rust.


3 point seat belts:

How to install a headliner.

LMI interior upholstery dealers. Seat covers, etc.

Where can I find a console for my pony?

How to reupholster bucket seats:

Rear seat/trunk steel divider:

Sound Dampening Material:

Junk the plaid trunk liner. Get a carpet kit.


Firing order.
289-302- 15426378
351 and 5.0 - 13726548

Firing order diagram for all Mustangs:

Modernizing a 289 engine.  What can I do to modernize my 289/302?

How do I attach the accelerator pedal spring .

351 Cleveland information:

How is a 5.0 H.O. engine different from a regular 5.0 engine?

Which oil filter should I buy? The infamous "Oil Filter Study."

I6 to V8 swap:

Another I6 to V8 swap:

351C and 351W swap into a 64-66:

What is a stroked engine, and how do I make mine a stroker?

How to pull an engine:

How to convert your classic engine over to EFI (fuel injection)

How to add 351 Cleveland Heads to a 351 Windsor Engine:

What headers will fit my engine? Header fitment charts:

Choke Stove kit for headers:

How to install an export brace and a monte carlo bar:

Edelbrock Carb Installation and Tech Video:

Ford Engine Torque Specifications for 289/302:

Ford Engine Torque Specifications for 351 C and M:

Dual or Single Plane intake manifold?

How to rebuild a Motorcraft 2100 carburetor

How to identify vintage Mustang distributors:

Electric cooling fans (used):

How do I replace my heater core?

14 rules for improving engine cooling performance:

How to check your engine's compression:

How to overhaul a Mustang carburetor:

How much does my engine weigh?

How to adjust hydraulic valves:

How to replace a timing chain:

How to Replace a fuel tank by Billy Bob:

How to remove and replace an AC clutch.

Explaining proper carb and exhaust size- by BillyBob:

Intake Manifold replacement:

Engine/carb options for hood clearance:

How to check for hood clearance and how to install and remove exhaust manifolds:

Head porting for the do-it-yourselfer:

1964-66 351 engine swap:

Some basics of building a 351 Cleveland:

All about the Windsor engines:

K Code/ HiPo information site:

HiPo questions.

How To Install Nitrous Oxide:

How to hook up a pertronix:

How to install a Duraspark ignition system:

Header options and fitment charts:

Where can I get information about headers, and where can I buy some?

Engine-hood clearance charts:

How to detail your engine compartment:

Blower Kits:

How to add a supercharger:

What headers will fit my engine? Header fitment charts:


Tips on Tightening cylinder head bolts:

How to tune your Vintage Mustang for improved Performance:

EFI conversion information:

How much does engine weigh?


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