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    Posted 9th July at 14:10

    Oh, and the seat belt kit, and front licence plate holder have now left the USA and should hopefully arrive in the UK today.
    Now just have to wait for the customs and excise to sting me for some more money.

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    Going through some of the same problems i was fun at times but stresfull as well .

    Dose your tacho work??? replace dash lights (lamp,bulbs) with LED ones save's removing dash again (thanks to chriswrx1230 it was his idea
    so what engine carb set up do you have ? is it an auto changing filter and oil ??? or just oil if manual


    BUT NONE OF IT NEVER HAPPENED UNLESS WE HAVE PHOTO'S YOU KNOW THE RULES..
    Upgrades = Saleen supercharger kit with JDM tune, 3.4 pulley , keene bell boost a pump , 62mm Twin Throttle body with spacer, EBC drilled grooved vented discs up front with red stuff pads all round , Boost gauge and Fuel psi gauge ,oil seperator, Additional cooling fans for heat exchanger, 7 row oil cooler BMR rear lower control arms. Exedy stage 1 clutch kit. 481Bhp total. Plus all the normal refinements you get with a saleen mustang production number 192 of 945 for that year.. New PB at santa pod 12.75sec 1/4 mile
    See xmas toy project in readers rides for my 79 Trans Am on going project , In my stable is a 2005 saleen mustang 79 Trans am 69 Chevy El camino what's next to add???

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    The tach works, the in-tach clock doesn't - very few do.
    i had spare bulb holders and t-10 bulbs are easy to find so that job is done.
    Trans fluid is clean and the shifts are super smooth, I'll keep an eye on it but not going to waste money on a job that looks recent.
    It's the Olds 403, th350 and Rochester q-jet.

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    Oh, the long awaited bottom hose has arrived. Now where do I buy more spare time?!

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    So you had the D socket or speacial tool to adjust needle jet's at the front of carb i found a D socket on ebay if i remeber rightly via snap on,

    Spare time you got to be kidding lol,,

    front number plate yes i will get one one day as i get ripped for haveing a snow plow on the front lol,
    Upgrades = Saleen supercharger kit with JDM tune, 3.4 pulley , keene bell boost a pump , 62mm Twin Throttle body with spacer, EBC drilled grooved vented discs up front with red stuff pads all round , Boost gauge and Fuel psi gauge ,oil seperator, Additional cooling fans for heat exchanger, 7 row oil cooler BMR rear lower control arms. Exedy stage 1 clutch kit. 481Bhp total. Plus all the normal refinements you get with a saleen mustang production number 192 of 945 for that year.. New PB at santa pod 12.75sec 1/4 mile
    See xmas toy project in readers rides for my 79 Trans Am on going project , In my stable is a 2005 saleen mustang 79 Trans am 69 Chevy El camino what's next to add???

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    No adjustment required. This car has been mostly restored remember.

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    http://public.snapon.com/R_RRD/Objec...ages/S6139.jpg
    https://store.snapon.com/Carburetor-...--P635711.aspx

    Hope this helps?
    if you ever need to get deeper involved with repairing the rochester carb this little D socket is greet for adjusting the needle jet's (there is two)on the front of the carb,
    Upgrades = Saleen supercharger kit with JDM tune, 3.4 pulley , keene bell boost a pump , 62mm Twin Throttle body with spacer, EBC drilled grooved vented discs up front with red stuff pads all round , Boost gauge and Fuel psi gauge ,oil seperator, Additional cooling fans for heat exchanger, 7 row oil cooler BMR rear lower control arms. Exedy stage 1 clutch kit. 481Bhp total. Plus all the normal refinements you get with a saleen mustang production number 192 of 945 for that year.. New PB at santa pod 12.75sec 1/4 mile
    See xmas toy project in readers rides for my 79 Trans Am on going project , In my stable is a 2005 saleen mustang 79 Trans am 69 Chevy El camino what's next to add???

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    Had a busy day.
    Changed the oil and filter.
    Drained the coolant and changed top and bottom radiator hoses, refilled obviously!
    Changed spark plugs.
    Changed spark plug wires.
    Changed distributor cap.
    Changed rotor arm.
    Still not running quite right, further tinkering required.
    Cleaned and painted the air filter housing too.

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