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perf-list-digest Tuesday, October 26 1999 Volume 02 : Number 275



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In this issue:

RE: FTE Perf - Master cylinder question
Re: FTE Perf - 89 cara*n and 77 F150 head to head

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Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 08:27:32 -0500
From: "William S. Hart"
Subject: RE: FTE Perf - Master cylinder question

> when I got my 56 F100, it already had 84 Crown Vic front and 79
> Continental rear disks. The booster and m/c is from the CV, but the
> pedal travel is too long for my liking. Is there a larger bore m/c I can
> bolt on ?


The Crown Vic's didn't have disc rear brakes, so that would explain the
weird pedal travel, well that and possibly any adjustmen in the rod between
the pedal and the master cylinder ... I'd take a look at the 84-86 SVO
master cylinder, as its designed for 4whl discs... or possibly one for the
Continental, as its also for 4whl discs and a heavy vehicle ...

Just my $.02
wish

96 Mustang GT 4.6L
73ish F100 4x4 6.4L
http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.public.iastate.edu/~wish

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Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 08:30:22 -0700
From: Don Grossman
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - 89 cara*n and 77 F150 head to head

William A Whited wrote:

> Some lady in her 89 Carav*n decided that she wanted
> to in the same stop that I was in with my 77 F150. She
> smashed her front end all up and I have a scratch on my
> license plate and my bumper is pressed in just a
> little.
>
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> William A Whited
> 74 F100 RANGER SUPERCAB 390
> 77 F150 CUSTOM 460
> EL Paso, TX
> SEMPER FI

How did you control your self is such a situation. Your License plate
was scratched. I mean we are talking your license plate. Does that lady
in the Caravan know what it is going to entail to replace a license plate
of that vintage? What was she thinking. The real problem comes in if you
state uses a completely different plate design. You might not be able to
get a rear plate that matches the front. You will be stuck getting a new
plate for the front unnecessarily causing you more undue stress and time in
the shop. I hope her insurance is up for a fight..... Caravan parts are a
dime a dozen but a good solid vintage license plate is a rare find.
Justice must be served! Please keep us posted.

(Note : for those of you out there who might not realize it this is
actually a joke intended for your amusement but also might be a good
subject for a tech article. "How to do a License plate update" or " How to
get a Caravan off your &$$")
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Don Grossman
duckdon pacific.net
99 Contour
63 F-100 4x4
43 GPW


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