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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Today, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By kevinmalec
Maybe a bad syncro's? I had a similar...

Maybe a bad syncro's?
I had a similar experience when shifting into 2nd gear. Over time, my slave cylinder/throw out bearing ended up going out and I could barely shift into any gear. I had to jam...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions Today, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By kevinmalec
Welcome to the forum! Check the thermostat...

Welcome to the forum!

Check the thermostat housing. They are made out of plastic and notorious for warping and cracking due to the heat. You will see coolant leaking between where the upper/lower...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-21-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By kevinmalec
Wink Any time!

Sure thing!
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-18-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By kevinmalec
Congrats and welcome back! Look forward to...

Congrats and welcome back!
Look forward to seeing the transformation. ;)
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-18-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By kevinmalec
Front chin spoiler to add a more aggressive front...

Front chin spoiler to add a more aggressive front end!
I smoke tinted my tail lights, turn signals and added the "Mustang" decal on the 3rd trunk brake light. Recently, I added the sequential tail...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-17-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By kevinmalec
Unless you lowered your car substantially, you...

Unless you lowered your car substantially, you don't need camber kits.
I lowered my car 1.5 inches all way around and didn't require camber kits.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-16-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By kevinmalec
Wink Ahhhhhh, a custom tune is definitely required.

Ahhhhhh, a custom tune is definitely required.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-16-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By kevinmalec
Mine does the same. Overtime, the light will go...

Mine does the same. Overtime, the light will go out completely. Nothing to be concerned about.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-16-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,031
Posted By kevinmalec
At 65K miles the slave cylinder/throw out bearing...

At 65K miles the slave cylinder/throw out bearing went out in the clutch. I could barely shift into any gear and had to jam it into every gear to get it to the shop. Due to the cost high difference,...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-16-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By kevinmalec
Are you ordering a tuner/CAI combo from AM? ...

Are you ordering a tuner/CAI combo from AM?

Depending on which CAI you select (most require a custom tune), however there are a few CAI's (Airaid) that do NOT require a tune. The HP is minimal...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By kevinmalec
I replaced out my thermostat housing/sensor and...

I replaced out my thermostat housing/sensor and no leaks.

I have an external head gasket leak. It just leaks into the "V" of the engine and then eventually drips out onto the ground. Fortunately,...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-14-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By kevinmalec
Good to hear it was an easy and inexpensive...

Good to hear it was an easy and inexpensive solution!
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-09-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By kevinmalec
Good to hear things are looking positive! Have...

Good to hear things are looking positive!
Have you called AM to speak with someone in there tuning dept.?
I have Brenspeed custom tunes and never experienced any issues with all 3 custom tunes....
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-30-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By kevinmalec
Sounds beastly, Eddie!

Sounds beastly, Eddie!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-27-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By kevinmalec
I highly recommend the SCT tuner with custom...

I highly recommend the SCT tuner with custom tunes. They custom tunes will be created specifically for your car and will give you a better performance gain, compared to a canned tune. Just my 2 cents.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-27-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By kevinmalec
Sorry to hear about all of the issues you are...

Sorry to hear about all of the issues you are encountering. Not fun and I feel your pain!

I've ordered a lot of parts from AM and they are pretty good about resolving issues and/or offering a...
Forum: Off Topic 06-25-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 638
Posted By kevinmalec
Very nice. Congrats! The luxuries of being able...

Very nice. Congrats!
The luxuries of being able to haul stuff. I use my Wife's SUV for trips and hauling. =)
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-25-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By kevinmalec
My T-stat housing started to fail around 50K or...

My T-stat housing started to fail around 50K or so. It leaked slowly for a year or so, before I replaced out. Now, I have an external head gasket leak. The stinky coolant fumes continue..............
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-25-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By kevinmalec
I've seen other posts where people had issues...

I've seen other posts where people had issues with their BBK CAI.

I've never had any issues with my Airaid CAI, which I can use with or without a custom tune.

Just curious, does your AM...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 06-25-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,373
Posted By kevinmalec
If your not interested in a supercharger or turbo...

If your not interested in a supercharger or turbo set up, I would highly recommend the getting a CAI and a SCT tuner with 3 custom tunes from American Muscle or Brenspeed. It's an easy install and...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 06-25-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By kevinmalec
Interesting....this is the first I've heard of...

Interesting....this is the first I've heard of this.
Are you able to record the growling sound and then post the video?
My Wife's old Grandam would make a growling sound when making a tight right...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 06-25-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By kevinmalec
In reference to the head gasket leak, once the...

In reference to the head gasket leak, once the engine is on and idling for awhile, I was able to see the coolant dripping out of the head where the bolts are. The bolts are located on the engine...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-24-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 955
Posted By kevinmalec
Very nice mods! Tastefully done. =)

Very nice mods! Tastefully done. =)
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 06-23-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By kevinmalec
I have an external head gasket leak and the...

I have an external head gasket leak and the coolant is dripping down into the "V" of the engine and setting in there. Once it gets really full, it starts leaking out onto the ground. Due to being...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-20-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,097
Posted By kevinmalec
My 05 V6 has an external head gasket leak. I...

My 05 V6 has an external head gasket leak. I don't have any issues with my coolant leaking out of reservoir cap. The leak is not going into my engine, so I am just dealing with it.
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