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These foxbodies are getting old! Some need more help than others and a lot of people are just entering the scene. The following helpful fox body articles should be a valuable resource for all fox Mustang owners.

fox mustang starter swap

Installing a Ford Mini-Starter on Your FoxBody

In 1993 Ford started putting the smaller, hi-torque starter in all 5.0L HO's. Not only will this save you near 10 pounds up front but also comes in a smaller package for less heat-soak from...
soldering wires

Soldering 101

There are a few known methods to join two wires together, but after years of fixing foxbody alarm and radio installs and seeing things like solderless twist-on connectors (Marettes) and poorly joined and just...
fox mustang - 10 pin connectors

The Salt & Pepper shakers (10-pin engine harness connectors)

More often than not, these black and white engine harness connectors (Salt and Pepper shakers) are blamed for a host of EFI problems including surging idle. I've personally seen this a few times as...

Fox Mustang Manual Transmission Guide

An indefinite guide to the foxbody Mustang manual transmission. To most of us a foxbody without a clutch pedal just isn't "right" but a lot of us don't know the history behind the different...
Fox Mustang suspension explained

Caster/Camber Explained

It may seem like a simple concept but there are still a lot of people who don't really know what caster/camber is or what it does to the fox's driveability. The general consensus is...
GT-40 heads on fox mustang 5.0 or 5.8

GT-40 Heads For Your Fox Mustang

Following up on the GT-40 intake article, this is all about the infamous GT-40 cylinder heads. Yes, some fox body owners out there are still “striking gold” in salvage yards when they find the...
Thermostat selection fox Mustang

Which Thermostat To Use : EFI Fox Mustang?

In the old (carb'd) days, we’d slap on a 160 thermostat (or worse) on our Windsors and head out into the wild. Things changed a little with the EECIV managing the EFI on the...
fox mustang belt sizes

Belt Sizes for 5.0L HO Fox Mustangs

If you have underdrive pulleys, in most cases, you can use the stock belt size and the tensioner has enough "wiggle room" to accept the new setup. Typically you want the belt tensioner to...
MAch1 Chin Spoiler on Fox

Installing Mach1 Chin Spoiler on an LX Fox Mustang

It's up to you to decide if you like this modification or not. I always wanted to try it and since it's pretty much reversible - why not. In theory a spoiler up front...
Fox Mustang EFI Sensor Help

The Complete Fox Mustang EFI Sensors and Things

The EFI system isn't really that complex on a fox body Mustang, it has a few sensors, solenoids, relays and a computer handling all this input to strive for the best fuel ratio for...