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Old 05-09-2013, 11:59 AM   #11
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Your signature says it all...."i'm so fussy i drive myself crazy sometimes."

What is probably worse for the car, is the fact that you drive it like a *****! You need to open it up every now and then and let the horses run wild!

Just put a big Band-Aid around your head, and you should be fine..
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Old 05-09-2013, 11:59 AM   #12
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the last owner was fussier than me..he told me he removed the spark plugs every other year and greased the threads..
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Your signature says it all...."i'm so fussy i drive myself crazy sometimes."

What is probably worse for the car, is the fact that you drive it like a *****! You need to open it up every now and then and let the horses run wild!

Just put a big Band-Aid around your head, and you should be fine..
thing is i've been a biker all me life and ride a 200 bhp 1200 ninja..the car feels gutless in comparison..
got a slight steering wobble right now with the 20 inch wheels..it's got cheap chinese tyres..gonna fit some dunlops tomorrow.
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thing is i've been a biker all me life and ride a 200 bhp 1200 ninja..the car feels gutless in comparison..
got a slight steering wobble right now with the 20 inch wheels..it's got cheap chinese tyres..gonna fit some dunlops tomorrow.
There is a thread on here, where the same question is asked for forced induction mustangs, and the replies are very positive! Can't seem to find the thread....
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the last owner was fussier than me..he told me he removed the spark plugs every other year and greased the threads..
That's actually not a good thing. The threads should NEVER be greased on spark plugs. The proper anti-seize should be applied to the electrode shield ONLY.

As for the reliability of the 4.6 3V, I have 3 words: Can't kill it. (No one knows better than me, lol.)
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Old 05-10-2013, 01:24 AM   #16
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i was a mechanic for mercedes..he used the proper suff dude.
this **** was so fussy with this car..he was nervous me even touching it..
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That's actually not a good thing. The threads should NEVER be greased on spark plugs. The proper anti-seize should be applied to the electrode shield ONLY.

As for the reliability of the 4.6 3V, I have 3 words: Can't kill it. (No one knows better than me, lol.)
You are the stock short block limit pusher poster child!
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Old 05-10-2013, 01:52 AM   #18
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As for the reliability of the 4.6 3V, I have 3 words: Can't kill it.
I'll call that and raise you with an "even when you're trying" LOL
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My buddy was under my car recently and he commented that I didnt have a drip of oil anywhere under there, absolutely no leaks. 27k total miles 9k of those with a blower, over 250 passes down the quarter mile track. 5 trophies in two years why......because the car is so damn consistent because it was so well built.

Have no fear, drive the bitch and enjoy it.
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I'll call that and raise you with an "even when you're trying" LOL
That was your car they tried to blow up! Man that video made me put off ordering a short block, lol.
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