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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By tbear853
Bought our '08 GT 5 spd last year with near 22K...

Bought our '08 GT 5 spd last year with near 22K miles, after awhile drained factory fill and replaced with Mobile 1 Synthetic ATF and maybe it was some better, but still not what I'ld call "good"...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-22-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By tbear853
Lower it and simply add a set of "Air Lift 1000"...

Lower it and simply add a set of "Air Lift 1000" bags inside the rear coils for "tuning" ....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-22-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 23,144
Posted By tbear853
Never has yet ....

Never has yet ....
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-14-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By tbear853
In Virginia, on private property open to the use...

In Virginia, on private property open to the use of the public (parking lots fit here) speed limits were not applicable .... but we could charge Reckless Driving or DUI or Hit & Run violations as...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-14-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By tbear853
I've read a lot of posts about leaking pinion...

I've read a lot of posts about leaking pinion seals in the Mustang's 8.8 rear ... and our 2008 was always showing drops of lube hanging under the differential snout and it was obvious that it was...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-06-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By tbear853
I've done that a few times in the past!...

I've done that a few times in the past! :icon_stooge:

I am sure it ws my fault for having tightened too far past gasket touch but sometimes 3/4 - 1 turn just doesn't feel like enough ......
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-05-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By tbear853
I have "a few" crisp $100 bills folded and inside...

I have "a few" crisp $100 bills folded and inside a piece of file card that I then taped over completely so it'll stay dry .... carried deep in my wallet .... for near 20-25 years now.

It's...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-05-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By tbear853
Not so .... not with my agency or the guys I...

Not so .... not with my agency or the guys I worked with. I'll agree that if one had to guess, the one behind is likely at fault because more often than not, they are at fault .... but you don't...
Forum: Off Topic 07-03-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,310
Posted By tbear853
If you think auto insurance is such a great money...

If you think auto insurance is such a great money racket, start up your own company, put millions $$$ at risk for people, watch court decisions, jury verdicts, study accidents ..... and soon you'll...
Forum: Off Topic 07-02-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,310
Posted By tbear853
Thread title .... "Best Radar Set Up . . . " ...

Thread title .... "Best Radar Set Up . . . " :icon_knight:

Well, things have changed over the years ..... I forgot I had this 1953 picture from Ohio back when one read the meter set up...
Forum: Off Topic 06-27-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,310
Posted By tbear853
"Best Radar Set Up . . . " you ask? I like...

"Best Radar Set Up . . . " you ask?

I like these discussions.
:icon_dance-twist:

I had several favorites I used over the years, but my most favorite was simply as seen here in Feb 2004...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-27-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By tbear853
Agreed! Did they balance them with stick on...

Agreed!

Did they balance them with stick on wgts or clip on? I ask because using stick on wgts often requires a bit of "SWAGing" by the person operating the balancer based on readout. Rarely...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-24-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By tbear853
I bought a '03 Subaru Forester with low miles and...

I bought a '03 Subaru Forester with low miles and an written estimate of $4400 damage for $3500 in 2007, I fixed it myself with all Subaru parts and got a local paint shop to paint a new hood and...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-24-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By tbear853
Yep, it sucks ..... seen a bunch like that .......

Yep, it sucks ..... seen a bunch like that .... or worse. Especially on an interstate with traffic aroud you, often hard to miss everything.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-23-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,105
Posted By tbear853
The cars themselves are "all about looks". ...

The cars themselves are "all about looks". Mustangs have used looks to keep them selling, and sell they do. That's why the hood scoop looks so good on one. "Looks" is why both my Thunderbirds...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-23-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By tbear853
If playing the odds, I'ld say you're right .... ...

If playing the odds, I'ld say you're right ....
.... as when I'm looking at cars or trucks when shopping, I tend to walk away from the modded ones fast too ....
.... but when looking at a specific...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-22-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,781
Posted By tbear853
I bought my '92 Thunderbird Sport in Fall 2006...

I bought my '92 Thunderbird Sport in Fall 2006 from the original owner who lived just a few miles up the highway where I had seen the car since new. Just below the driver's line of sight is a star...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-22-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,521
Posted By tbear853
I noticed some new cracking or "checking" in the...

I noticed some new cracking or "checking" in the rubber at the bottoms of the tread grooves on the date coded 3107 Perelli P-Zero Neros that were OEM on our '08 Mustang GT. We got the car last June,...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-19-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By tbear853
:icon_dance-twist: I agree whole heartedly...

:icon_dance-twist:

I agree whole heartedly .... :)
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-19-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By tbear853
I look at it like "Browning" as apposed to...

I look at it like "Browning" as apposed to "Bluing" on a fine old firearm.

:icon_stooge:
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By tbear853
I've used the friend or "Wife Unit" to pump the ...

I've used the friend or "Wife Unit" to pump the brake, I have used my "Mighty Vac" hand vacuum pump kit, but lately I bought one of these pneumatic brake bleeders.

It comes with 4 adapters to...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-08-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By tbear853
That's another website, or at least the "source"...

That's another website, or at least the "source" I saw was .... and it uses a relay activated by the radio feed when ignition switch is turned on to ground that same white w/ pink tracer wire ........
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-07-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By tbear853
I believe some of those wires go to the other...

I believe some of those wires go to the other switches in that group, but you are right about white wire / pink tracer.

In several Ford CV police cars I just wired a jumper around the button...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-05-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,521
Posted By tbear853
Ours were like 50% when we bought the 2008 GT ...

Ours were like 50% when we bought the 2008 GT last June with just shy of 22,000 miles. They all four have "3107" date codes which tells me they are likely OEM, the car had an early life in...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-04-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By tbear853
You may smell burning clutch or brake lining,...

You may smell burning clutch or brake lining, paint, oil, grease, adhesive for labels, plastic, rubber, coolant, ....

.... but metal? :icon_bubbles:
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