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Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-22-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By jthorn9
I wouldn't say that there are a lot of real...

I wouldn't say that there are a lot of real "problems" with these cars, but there are some minor here or there issues.

1.) Door insert can dry rot and or easily snap over time, however this is...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-16-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By jthorn9
Without the specs of the cam listed it's...

Without the specs of the cam listed it's impossible to know what kind of effect it'll have. When I see "stock or factory replacement" that generally means the product is made to resemble factory...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By jthorn9
Those things can get really stuck on the intake...

Those things can get really stuck on the intake over time. You just need to keep hacking at it and it'll come off. The gasket has likely turned into "glue" per say sealing it onto the intake.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 06-15-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By jthorn9
Eibach and H&R are both really good spring...

Eibach and H&R are both really good spring companies, go with whichever is cheaper at the time of sale.

For brakes I'm gonna be level with you and tell you to trash your factory brakes and get a...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 06-15-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By jthorn9
There are a ton of clutch brands out there...

There are a ton of clutch brands out there ranging from cheap OEM replacements to high dollar aftermarket clutches. I've used OEM, Spec, Centerforce, and FX, and honestly the best bang for the buck...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 06-15-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By jthorn9
Welcome, let us know any questions you may have!

Welcome, let us know any questions you may have!
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-31-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By jthorn9
Yes, please resize your sig or admin will remove...

Yes, please resize your sig or admin will remove it till its resized.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-29-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By jthorn9
You can do anything you want on a V6 because of...

You can do anything you want on a V6 because of the even fire motor as none give any advantage hp wise so long as you watch your pipe diameter. Straights will sound very similar to h pipes so...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-28-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By jthorn9
No difference in HP on H vs X on a V6. V6s are...

No difference in HP on H vs X on a V6. V6s are even fire engines and gain no advantages over power with either. H pipes do tend to have a slightly less raspier sound than X pipes.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-27-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By jthorn9
^^^^ +1 to the above

^^^^ +1 to the above
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-27-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By jthorn9
Need to tow it to a shop and have a professional...

Need to tow it to a shop and have a professional look at the engine block itself. It could still be due to some kind of electrical issue, or it could be a problem with the internals of the engine.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-27-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By jthorn9
Smoke coming out of the engine is due to oil burn...

Smoke coming out of the engine is due to oil burn off seeping past the valves into the valve covers. This is common in older motors, but is also signs that the valve seals need a look at.

The idle...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-26-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By jthorn9
Firstly your car doesn't have a distributer cap,...

Firstly your car doesn't have a distributer cap, it has a coil pack, similar in basic functionality but totally different.

If you're looking to do anything to the car you're looking at pretty much...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-20-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By jthorn9
As stated, fronts are where it's at, however I...

As stated, fronts are where it's at, however I did both front and rears on my 5.0, but then again I was pushing a nice chunk of power out of that old engine and needed the stopping power. To do...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-18-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By jthorn9
The thing is the car only performs as good as the...

The thing is the car only performs as good as the driver allows. Have an inexperienced driver and you will get sub par numbers, have an average driver and you will get closer to the advertised specs,...
Forum: AmericanMuscle.com 05-18-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By jthorn9
PM sent to you.

PM sent to you.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-18-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By jthorn9
I agree with the above, I don't think it'll look...

I agree with the above, I don't think it'll look too good on a Mustang. Looks good on other cars, just not ours.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-18-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By jthorn9
Since you already paid for the tunes, get in...

Since you already paid for the tunes, get in touch with them and get this fixed. Since it's done via email communication should be near instant and it shouldn't take any longer than a day or two for...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-15-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By jthorn9
You can use just a regular bolt there. I prefer...

You can use just a regular bolt there. I prefer stainless steel. Just take one off and bring it to a hardware store and get one with the same thread and whalah. done.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-12-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By jthorn9
Hey......10 years ago people were talking about...

Hey......10 years ago people were talking about how awesome the split port 3.8L was stock form compared to other vehicles on the market lol.

To OP: Yeah you didn't really do much to improve power,...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-08-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By jthorn9
Sell your car buy one with an auto.

Sell your car buy one with an auto.
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 05-06-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By jthorn9
Not entirely true, Mustang sales in the mid/late...

Not entirely true, Mustang sales in the mid/late 90s were on par with Mustang sales from 10 years prior. The current gen is actually one of the worst selling models, however given the rapid inflation...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-23-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By jthorn9
It happens to everyone at some point. I've been...

It happens to everyone at some point. I've been through 8 different Mustangs in 10 years. All listed in my sig (2 97s TBW). Now I'm eyeballing either a lightly used 13/14 5.0 or a Shelby. Not sure on...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-20-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By jthorn9
You should of received an email asking for the...

You should of received an email asking for the additional info. However with that said, the canned tunes are not going to be all that good, especially if you have any significant mods. I had one, I...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-20-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By jthorn9
All the rattles are caused by either the plastic...

All the rattles are caused by either the plastic pins being broken or backed out or the security screws doing the same. Most of the interior is held in place by those plastic pressure pins that have...
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