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Mustang How To

  • How To Remove and Install Mustang Window Molding

    Today I had a question from a fellow reader about removing the trim around the windshield of his Mustang; the question: How is the trim around the windshield held in place? Presumably by some sort of clip, but what kind and how to remove the trim without destroying it? Are replacement clips available…

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  • How to Remove Your Oil Pan and Fix that Oil Leak

     

    pic2Does your Classic Mustang leak oil? Most of them do at some point, and its typically from the rear main seal at the back of the oil pan. So how do you repair the leak? It’s pretty easy and if you do it yourself you can save hundreds of dollars.

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  • How To Install and Align a Mustang Trunk Lid

    TrunkAlign 003[7]If your doing a full restoration or need to replace your Mustang trunk lid because it’s been damaged, there is a good possibility that you will need to realign the deck lid.

    In most cases you will only need to align the trunk lid front to back and side to side, in some cases you may need to adjust the height of the deck so the body lines near the back window and quarter panels all line up nicely.

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  • How to Rebuild/Restore an Automatic Shifter Assembly

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    Here is another weekend project you can accomplish in just a few hours. Lets say your Mustang automatic shifter is loose and sloppy, your going to have the assembly out of the car; why not take it a step further and rebuild the entire assembly with all new parts. Watch this video, order the parts and do this project!

     

     

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  • How To Reset a Classic Mustang Odometer

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    If your doing a classic Mustang restoration you’ve probably thought about resetting your odometer to zero; so how can you achieve this? I’ve read about people using a drill and hooking it up to the odometer and letting it wiz away until they reach the mark, this could potentially take hours. There is an easier way to do this by rolling the odometer back by hand.

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  • How To Remove Dents from Your Classic Mustang

    DentRemoval 011_0001If your going to do your own Mustang body work or just want to know the procedures an experienced body shop my use when removing dents from your Mustang, AverageJoe will explain the concepts and demonstrate how its done.

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  • How to Install and Align a Classic Mustang Door

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    Do your door hinges on you Mustang need to be replaced or rebuilt, maybe your door needs to be removed and replaced? If either of these scenarios is playing out for you then you will have to realign the door to the car at some point. This short article and video will demonstrate the basic principles of Classic Mustang Door Alignment.
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  • How to Restore a Mustang Instrument Gauge Cluster

    IntroPhotoOne of the most visible pieces of equipment from the driver seat of a classic Mustang is the instrument gauge cluster; you’re constantly looking at it and if its old and worn, it’s time to do some restoration on this piece. This article and video demonstrates how this resto job can completed in an afternoon.

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  • How to Replace a Mustang Instrument Bezel

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    Replacing the instrument bezel is the easy part, getting to that point involve disconnecting the speedometer and unplugging all the connection from the back of the gauge assembly. read this article and view a video of the removal and installation process.

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  • Electro Luminescent Instrument Panels Installation

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    Have you ever wondered where you could get white faced gauges for your Classic Mustang? wonder no more; you don’t even have to replace a single gauge.

    AAPD.NET offers these Scott Drake Exclusive Electro Luminescent Instrument Panels. These panels have white faces and actually glow! The light intensity can be changed with a dedicated controller and the color can be changed from soft blue to soft green with the push of a button.

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  • How To Install a Mustang Turn Signal Switch

    C5OZ-13341-B[4]Lets face it, your Mustang is old and parts may be wearing out to the point where they don’t work as effectively as they used to. A Classic Mustang turn signal switch is one of those items that is either broken completely or it still works but requires a little more intervention from the driver; like holding the switch in the direction you intend to go or having to manually cancel it out after completing a turn.

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  • How To Remove a Mustang Ignition Switch

    Front_01 006Removing and replacing a classic Mustang Ignition switch is a pretty easy task, it only requires a paper clip to remove the ignition cylinder and an ignition switch bezel tool if you need to remove the entire switch assembly. Read this article to see just how easy it is.

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  • How to Remove Mustang Drip Rail Moldings

    Removing a classic Mustang drip rail molding can be a mind bending experience if you’ve never attempted it. Read this article to see how easy it really is.

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    The tools required are quite simple; a rubber hammer and a block of wood for those attempting to remove and reuse the existing molding or a bottle cap remover for those of you that just want them off in a hurry.

     

     

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  • How To Replace a Mustang Headlamp Switch

    Front_01 003Replacing a head light switch on a classic Mustang is really pretty easy but can be a frustrating task if you do not know what to do to remove the switch knob and shaft. Read this article to learn how easy it is.

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  • How to Replace a Quarter Window Regulator

    windowRegulator 004A classic Mustang quarter window regulator typically has two problems; either the window roller and clips have broken leaving your window regulator non-functional or it suffers from the same problem as the window regulator in that it can roll down on its own or can be pushed down leaving your Mustang vulnerable to un-authorized entry. This article and video will demonstrate just how easy it is to replace a worn out quarter window regulator on a 1967 Ford Mustang.

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  • How To Replace a Classic Mustang Window Regulator

    windowRegulator 018Is your window regulator worn out? Does your window roll down all by itself while you are driving down the road? This is a common problem with an old window regulator on a classic Mustang and it could possibly allow someone to enter your vehicle simply by pushing the window down. This article and video will demonstrate just how easy it is to replace a worn out window regulator on a 1967 Ford Mustang.

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  • How To Replace Mustang Automatic Shifter Bushings

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    Are you tired of your automatic shifter flopping around like its about to fall out of the assembly? A loose shifter is not only annoying but it also poses a safety issue because your loose shifter can actually disengage without notice. To address the problem and get it fixed is a pretty easy repair job and only requires a handful of tools and about 30 minutes of your time.

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  • Mustang Monthly How To Guides

    Mustang Monthly has a specialized editorial package that covers everything from do-it-yourself recommendations to the history of Mustang. It is the only magazine on the market that caters strictly to the Mustang hobby, from vintage to late-model vehicles.

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  • How to Purchase a Classic Mustang

    Anyone who has ever ventured in a pursuit for a classic Mustang, will have a few stories to tell. Stories like the great distances they traveled to look at a potential candidate; only to find that it wasn’t exactly what they were looking for?

    clip_image001Sellers may have no idea what a decent car is, they just know that this car is forty something years old and it’s probably in acceptable condition for its age, so the sellers ad description will read “Mustang for sale, great project for restoration”.

    Some of these cars will actually turn out to be “great restorable cars” others will take more of a reconstruction prior to the restoration.

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