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My dune buggy uses a six volts battery, where do i get it from.
Hello there, it would be possible to modify a 12 volt into a 6 volt battery, but it would require an expensive step down converter and the cost would outweigh any gains. 6 volt batteries are typically used in golf...
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Rebuild rear end brakes - 1966 Chevrolet C20
This is a rather specialized modification. Check local and Internet sources of truck customization or modifications. Experience and good technical resources can be found with appropriate search criteria and careful fact checking.
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Reverse gear causes wobbling and shaking - 1966 Chevrolet C20
Sounds like something is loose or disconnected back there still: trailing arm bolts, panhard rod bolts? Are the shocks bolted up? Are the "blocks" you mention allowing the axle housing to rotate (under torque), relative to the trailing arms? ...
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Tires not rolling
It is very possible the rear drum brakes are locked up. The rear wheels would need to be removed and the drums loosened up to restore rotation. You may want enlist the help of a mechanic, such as one from...
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Gasoline clog
If your C10 has a fuel filter at the inlet of the carburetor and it keeps getting clogged then there might be two possible causes. One would be the diaphragm of the fuel pump could be torn allowing engine oil...
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Front tire sitting at angle - 1966 Ford Mustang
Hey there. You may have bent the spindle and control arms. The ball joints are in the control arms and will be part of any new ones that are installed. If looking at the tire you notice the top is...
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How to get rust off of my project car?
Hey there. This is one of the toughest decisions in starting a classic car restoration project. Rust is relentless. The absolute "best way" to deal with rust is to disassemble the car, have it media blasted, or acid-dipped, then immediately...
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wen brass compression or copper compression ? for battery terminal repair 1966 5.7liter?
Hello. The appropriate gauge cable for that vehicle would be a 2 gauge, however a 4 or even 0 gauge could be used. In regards to the terminal I would recommend using a copper terminal, as it is more conductive...
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Buying a vintage car and then adding all modern technology to it
Hi there. What you are referring to is what would be considered a frame off restoration. If you wanted to add new engines, transmission, driveshaft, chassis, rear end, brakes, wheels and electronics, that is quite possible. However, it requires a...
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Front suspension
Your best bet is to use Car-Part.com to source the original suspension components. That is a really convenient site because if you just input your year, make and model and then select each suspension component that you desire you will...
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Inline 6 build
Hi again Griffin. Whether you have the V-8 or the straight 6 Ford motor, the advice is the same; always defer to a professional to rebuild the engine if you're looking for drive the vehicle frequently. Something I thought about...
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Tire Rub on 66 mustang
Hi there. It could be a combination of both worn shocks or tire diameter is too tall. If the rear end has not been altered from stock, the rear tire can be +1 in overall size and typically not impact...
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Need to install new wiper switch on my 1966 chevelle SS
Hi Charles. Thanks for the question today. If I recall correctly, the wiper switch on the driver side of the dash does require removal of the dash, as I don't think you can access it from behind the firewall. It's...
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I accidentally put gear oil in my torque converter on my 66 impala with an automatic th350 transmission. The transmission already
Hi Joshua. Thanks for contacting us today. It's not a good idea to mix transmission fluid ATF with gear oil - as they are much different in thickness and composition. It's best for you to stop driving the vehicle and...
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Aftermarket Stereo
Yes, you can add this aftermarket radio into the car. The radio will require it to be wired in by a professional to the speakers and wire harness. You may need to add a separate power wire since the 1966...
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I have a 66 Impala. I end up changing the tranny out for a 350 turbo. The car runs but it won't pass 15 mph.
The symptom you are describing could arise from an engine or transmission related fault or even a combination of both. As far as the engine, you want to check ignition timing and advance function (distributor) as well as fuel pump...
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Dont know where to start building an engine
Hi there. This actually sounds like a very cool project you're taking on with a 66 Mustang rebuild. However, unless you have access to the right tools to correctly rebuild this 289 Blue Oval small block it might be better...
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Engines I can easily put in a 1966 mustang
Hi Griffin. Your 66 Mustang was built to handle a small block V-8 Ford. The size of the small block Ford's 289, 302 and 351 are identical. They gain cubic inches by having larger bore and stroke in the combustion...
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Should I just buy a engine thats already built?
Hey there Griffin. If I were in your position, where I had never rebuilt an engine before and wanted to get my Mustang running, I would save my money and buy a rebuilt motor that is carburetor to oil pan....
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How do I find an engine?
Hey there. Google is a very good friend of mine when looking for auto parts. But seriously, the best way to search for an engine for your Mustang is to start by completing a local search online for Ford small...

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