Help wit my 85


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Jul 2, 2006
Hey guys,
i have had a 85 stang with a 5.0 GT engine (at least thats what it says on the outside of car) and its a convertible. It looks pretty rough though. The seats, carpet, dash, top, all need to be redone or cleaned. Anyways i am wondering if anybody has some tips for where to start ie: engine, body, inside. The engine runs pretty strong except it is very loud but it occasionaly stalls. Any help would be appreciated.
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Jun 6, 2005
Lake County, FL
Where to start is going to depend on what you want to do with your car. Is it going to be a daily driver, a street/strip car? Those are just a couple of the questions you need to answer first.


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Dec 8, 2002
Spokane WA.
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Go to a few websites specializing in 5.0 resto or replacement parts find what you need and go to town. Just make sure you order in proper sequence so you do not have to pull something out later to do more work.


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Jul 2, 2006
i just want to restore the car so it can be driven and enjoyed in the summer. however i know expensive it can become so i also want to keep the cost down.
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