Category Archives: Fixes

Items that have been fixed or replaced with replacement Ford parts or equivilent.

Seatbelts

A week ago I was driving to a small car show a few miles away when I adjusted my shoulder belt as I was driving. I gave the belt a quick tug and noticed that it didn’t stop. So I … Continue reading

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Heater Core Hell

I had suspicions that my core was going bad but nothing that was too regular to pull the trigger on replacing it. Well, shortly after driving the car to work, a co-worker asked if that was my car leaking. Sure … Continue reading

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Bumps in the road

After completing the reassembly of the car, I drove it down to my parent’s home and picked up my son from school. I noticed a sound that I was instantly dreading. There was a knocking that happened as the engine … Continue reading

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Another Reman Rack Installed

I received the new reman unit from carsteering.com. Hopefully this reman unit proves to be a quality unit that I can forget about. I won’t go into the sad customer service from the aforementioned vendor. Let’s just say that they … Continue reading

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Steering Issues Revisited

Along with the idle issue, I was also not happy with the ongoing sloppiness that is felt in the steering. After all, I had replaced the rack and pinion with a reman unit, replaced the outer tie rods, replaced shocks … Continue reading

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Stuff’s going on!

Having tackled the valve cover gaskets earlier this year, I found that the car was running differently. No longer was the idle as clean as it was and in fact if feels as if the car has lost power. I … Continue reading

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1989 Mustang Radio Light

So it’s been a while since much work has been done. The car has been running pretty well but there are still a few issues I’d like to iron out before I once again say i’m done. There is still … Continue reading

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