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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang Today, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By unitedwestang
General consensus is: H-Pipe = Muscle car sound...

General consensus is:
H-Pipe = Muscle car sound
X-Pipe = More raspy NASCAR-like sound
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section Today, 10:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 51
Posted By unitedwestang
2010-12 Vinyl Tail Light Tint

I'm curious if anyone has bought and installed the vinyl tail light tint? Similar to the stuff offered on AmericanMuscle. I know the reverse light portion of the housing isn't covered. But I can't...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-20-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By unitedwestang
Painted my valve covers

First off, fook taking these valve covers on and off. I read some people say its easy, others say its hard. After my experience, passenger is easy, driver's side is a huge pain in the ars. ...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 07-10-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By unitedwestang
I have... Not that I'm trying to do this "on...

I have...
Not that I'm trying to do this "on the cheap", but its something I'd like to do myself. I do know you can buy your own powder, but I also don't have an oven to use other than the one in...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 07-09-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By unitedwestang
Paint on Valve Covers

I know painting valve covers has been covered, but I more so have a question regarding the paint/process I plan to use.

My car is competition orange (Saleen replica with silver decals), so I'm...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-27-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By unitedwestang
Its got about 75,xxx miles. Now that I think...

Its got about 75,xxx miles.
Now that I think about it, it really wouldn't surprise me if it was going out because that rear one is already bad, and if I remember correctly I think it looks like one...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-26-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By unitedwestang
Also emailed Bama asking basically the same...

Also emailed Bama asking basically the same thing. They sent me a revised 93 Octane Race tune (in only about one day, props to them). So I'll try that out first and see how it goes. Then I will...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By unitedwestang
Hate to be the bearer of bad news but there would...

Hate to be the bearer of bad news but there would probably be little to no difference from just changing filters. Any good cold air intake, which would include a "high flow" filter like a K&N...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-26-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By unitedwestang
My first thought is to swap passenger and driver...

My first thought is to swap passenger and driver front O2 sensors and see if the code follows it.
Do you know what the maximum output voltage of the O2 sensor is? I have a data aquisition board...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-25-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By unitedwestang
Codes Remaining After Tune

A few weeks ago I ordered the SF4 tuner for my '04 GT from AM. Modifications currently are K&N CAI, Hooker long tube headers, BBK catted x-pipe, Flowmaster catback, and 3.73 gears. Prior to the...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 06-23-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By unitedwestang
I bought my '04 5-speed with 3.73s already...

I bought my '04 5-speed with 3.73s already installed. I'm running 295/35/18 Nitto Invos in the rear. I hook up fine with the tires I have. I have never experienced this car with the stock gears....
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-16-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By unitedwestang
Thanks, I had tried that, but I needed to pull...

Thanks, I had tried that, but I needed to pull the rack off to get room to slip the shaft off. But since I had put new bushings in with the new rack it was pretty darn tight and I gave up for the...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-13-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By unitedwestang
How to remove steering shaft?

As the title says, I'm stuck on how to get the steering shaft out. Everyone says its simple and straight forward. I like to think I'm fairly mechanically knowledgeable. Hell I rebuilt this car,...
Forum: Want To Buy Ads 06-12-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By unitedwestang
WTB: 99-04 Steering Shaft

After buying my '04 GT wrecked and rebuilding it, and finally getting to drive it, I've found there is play in the steering wheel. About an inch either way. Figured it was the rag joint since...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 04-25-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By unitedwestang
Ok I'll make sure to check the wiring very...

Ok I'll make sure to check the wiring very diligently. Do you think the short (or whatever it is--general lack of functionality of the rear O2) could be the cause of both codes? Like no signal is...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 04-25-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By unitedwestang
O2 Codes and Steering Wheel Play

If anyone remembers, I've been rebuilding a wrecked 2004 GT. Went for the first test drive today! Overall car runs great, but there's still a few things to straighten out. Mainly the CEL is on and...
Forum: In Memory Of... 04-14-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 17
Posted By unitedwestang
My Grandma

Had quite a scare with my Grandma this weekend. She has been rapidly declining in the past year with her dementia. Her vitals dropped really low Saturday night and have held steady since. Hospice...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-12-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By unitedwestang
Ok so the drain is fixed. For the most part... ...

Ok so the drain is fixed. For the most part...
Started out with .35A drain while the car was completely off. .07A of that was associated with the subwoofer circuit, which I have just pulled the...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-12-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By unitedwestang
So I have a .07 amp draw from fuse 9 which is the...

So I have a .07 amp draw from fuse 9 which is the subwoofers (which have been cut out). The other main draw is coming from fuse 39 (GEM?) which is drawing .24 amp. Don't really know what that is or...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-09-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By unitedwestang
If they're talking about the pinion shaft lock...

If they're talking about the pinion shaft lock bolt that's a common deal. Not that its cross threaded, but that it breaks. Kinda sucks they charged you $50 for it though considering its a $3 bolt,...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-08-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By unitedwestang
Battery Drain

I bought a 2004 Mustang GT wrecked at auction. Since getting it, I've always had to jump it after it sat. No big deal, it was just being pushed around the shop while I was fixing it. Well now...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-08-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By unitedwestang
It may not be the answer that you want to hear,...

It may not be the answer that you want to hear, but we can't really tell you. That's a decision you will have to make. To me it seems that what you have replaced are normal wear items for the most...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 03-17-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By unitedwestang
Does anyone know if this was still an issue in...

Does anyone know if this was still an issue in 2010? My 2010 has two bubbles forming near the seam underneath in the front. Thankfully nothing on the exterior yet, but if/when that day comes it'd...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 03-10-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By unitedwestang
Haha, good to know I'm not crazy. Thank you sir.

Haha, good to know I'm not crazy. Thank you sir.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 03-10-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By unitedwestang
Cam Wobble?

So I was changing the oil in my 2010 4.0L this weekend and I noticed quite the odd phenomenon. I started it to get the oil circulating and I still had the fill cap off. While I was admiring the...
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