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    My memory fades, but I seem to recall having...

    My memory fades, but I seem to recall having Ethanol blends (up to ten percent) in "normal" petrol in the early 80's (at least in California). Perhaps about the same time that full-lead was being...
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    Clean or replace injectors. Maybe flush the fuel...

    Clean or replace injectors. Maybe flush the fuel system for good measure.
  3. The stock compressor wheel on the T3 won't flow...

    The stock compressor wheel on the T3 won't flow more than 25Lbs/min of air no matter the pressure. To keep the temps from going waaay too high, you should limit that turbo to 16-17 PSIG.

    Since...
  4. Party On, Wayne!!

    Party On, Wayne!!
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    Makes me wonder if a "previously-installed" one...

    Makes me wonder if a "previously-installed" one would be worth more?
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    That's one way to test. Keep in mind it will ping...

    That's one way to test. Keep in mind it will ping on ether.

    I've never seen one go "bad" where it blocks all fuel flow.

    If the car sat for a really long time, it's quite possible the injectors...
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    Well, it is for a Tempo.

    Well, it is for a Tempo.
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    At *cranking* speeds (250-350 RPM) timing will be...

    At *cranking* speeds (250-350 RPM) timing will be base (stock is 10 BTDC). Once the engine has reached Running mode (>550 RPM under EEC control), timing will add (pre-PE) 15 degrees to a total of 25;...
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    The SPOUT wire will never have power. It is a...

    The SPOUT wire will never have power. It is a digital signal from the ECU to the TFI. You will need an Oscilloscope to measure that signal.
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    Sure sign of primary ignition issues: Coil, TFI,...

    Sure sign of primary ignition issues: Coil, TFI, PIP, wiring harness to TFI, etc.
  11. BE sure to add some flex capablity - don't want...

    BE sure to add some flex capablity - don't want the engine vibrations and movements to transfer to the VAM.
  12. Make sure the "flat" side of the sick faces the...

    Make sure the "flat" side of the sick faces the flywheel and the hub side (with the springs) faces the pressure plate.,
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    ALL SVOs came with 7.5 LSDs (Ford Traction Loc). ...

    ALL SVOs came with 7.5 LSDs (Ford Traction Loc).

    The 8.8 is a direct bolt-in but it never came in the SVO. It did come in the 1986 v-ate GT though.
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    On, Wayne!!

    On, Wayne!!
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    Maybe start with just a couple PSI - until the...

    Maybe start with just a couple PSI - until the size of the leak is ID'd. Keep in mind that leaks will put sticky coolant all over. Rinse with lots of water from garden hose. Observe local laws as...
  16. If it goes into gear with engine off, and not...

    If it goes into gear with engine off, and not with engine running and clutch depressed, most likely the disk is installed backwards, or something is fouling the disk to the pressure plate. Hate to...
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    I would inspect all the coolant tubes. They are...

    I would inspect all the coolant tubes. They are well known to have rust issues after a couple decades. There's two that run around the rear of the head, near the EGR tube.
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    85.5/86? Left (drivers) side in the oil pan.

    85.5/86?

    Left (drivers) side in the oil pan.
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    Welcome home, BTW!!

    Welcome home, BTW!!
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    IIRC the two that go under the main arm rest are...

    IIRC the two that go under the main arm rest are hex heads, the one on the forward part of the armrest (above the hand grip) is a Phillips. I wonder if LMR has those listed as spares? may have some...
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    Looks like the oil level sensor in the sump....

    Looks like the oil level sensor in the sump. That's about the only single-wire there besides the 1984/85 coolant temp fan switch, the oil pressure sensor and the coolant temp sensor on the back of...
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    Presure sensor - Yes, those are tepered pipe...

    Presure sensor - Yes, those are tepered pipe threads.

    The turbo oil feed line does NOT use pipe threads - the seal is made at the double-flare taper between the tube end the the fitting, NOT on...
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    Tack the tubes in place - very little heat. Then...

    Tack the tubes in place - very little heat. Then remove the cross member assembly and full-circle weld them on hte bench without the bushings installed.

    Curious that it's bright CAD plated when...
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    Even twenty years back, the only place I knew of...

    Even twenty years back, the only place I knew of to get replacement bushings for the cross member was to buy the Ford Performace unit and swap the bushings and center tube to your old one. ...
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    Welcome aboard. VERY nice car. Coming will all...

    Welcome aboard. VERY nice car. Coming will all 30+ years of service history is a find for sure.

    There are several other members here that also have low mileage 86 models. We should form a club.
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