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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-13-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By tx_zstang
yep. Most likely is the alternator...especially...

yep. Most likely is the alternator...especially since the "codes" didn't start showing up until after the alternator was replaced.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-10-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By tx_zstang
tp1 and tp2 are throttle position voltages from...

tp1 and tp2 are throttle position voltages from the tps sensor. Hook up a laptop and using the sct livelink software, search for the throttle position voltage values.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-10-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By tx_zstang
I'd leave the stock auto in there at that power...

I'd leave the stock auto in there at that power level, but would recommend upgrading the intermediate and overdrive servos, and if possible, the input shaft. TCI makes upgraded replacements, and I...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-09-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By tx_zstang
Why not follow Ford's diagnostic methods on...

Why not follow Ford's diagnostic methods on tracking down the error?
http://iihs.net/fsm/?dir=10&viewfile=Diagnostic%20Trouble%20Code%20(DTC)%20Charts%20and%20Descriptions.pdf

..scroll down for...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-09-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By tx_zstang
change the fluid every 36k miles and the trans...

change the fluid every 36k miles and the trans will last you longer. having a pan with a drain makes it so much easier.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-09-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By tx_zstang
It is located on the driver side of the fuel...

It is located on the driver side of the fuel rail, mounted on top of the fuel rail with two bolts. There is a black vacuum hose running to it; carefully remove the hose and check for gas in the hose....
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-06-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By tx_zstang
Look, many of us have years of experience with...

Look, many of us have years of experience with these cars and the nuances they can have. A few of us fully understand how the computer system is tied in with the myriad of sensors and systems in...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-05-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By tx_zstang
DO NOT GET AN X-PIPE!!!! It will sound like...

DO NOT GET AN X-PIPE!!!! It will sound like CRAP!!!

What you need is axle-back AND the driver side GT mid-pipe (over-axle pipe).
Any shop can make it all fit for you.

The rear bumper cover...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-05-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By tx_zstang
Got to a local auto parts store, like autozone,...

Got to a local auto parts store, like autozone, and get them to pull your codes. Then post back what they tell you.

The information you posted is almost as bad as a wife coming in and saying "the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-05-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By tx_zstang
It's a v8, it will sound f'ng great! (an x on a...

It's a v8, it will sound f'ng great! (an x on a v6 sounds like crap). The long tubes help a lot in terms of sound, and the high-flow x will flow more. Your mufflers will affect the sound more than...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-05-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By tx_zstang
Most likely is a brake issue, usually due to worn...

Most likely is a brake issue, usually due to worn pads. A visual inspection and you can tell right away.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-05-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By tx_zstang
..that connector end snaps in place; you have to...

..that connector end snaps in place; you have to pull it out.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-05-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By tx_zstang
+1. You most likely have an electrical issue. you...

+1. You most likely have an electrical issue. you need to narrow it down to where the problem is, using a voltmeter. Could be that power to the relays is not there (although both low and high are...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-30-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 618
Posted By tx_zstang
..this thread has turned into a great...

..this thread has turned into a great discussion!..
Forum: Motor Swap Section 06-30-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By tx_zstang
To be more precise, the bellhousing is a...

To be more precise, the bellhousing is a different bolt pattern, and smaller, on a trans from a 4.0L. If you're considering a 4.6 swap, do it right and get a 3650 or 6060.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-30-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By tx_zstang
Indeed...most likely a tune issue as mentioned...

Indeed...most likely a tune issue as mentioned already :whistle:
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 06-30-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By tx_zstang
20 minutes of disconnected battery will clear the...

20 minutes of disconnected battery will clear the learned data.
You can also "Clear DTC Codes", if you have the ability to do so even if you have no codes, and that will clear the memory as well.
...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 06-30-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By tx_zstang
Lots of threads on this subject...many of us have...

Lots of threads on this subject...many of us have done it.
The X-pipe on a v6 can sound like crap (like buzzing bees), so be careful! An h-pipe or true divorced duals usually sound better.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-30-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 618
Posted By tx_zstang
No, I only use methanol on my KB setup on the...

No, I only use methanol on my KB setup on the blue car at this time.
The IATs with the KB can get high (over 175*), so I use methanol more for cooling the air charge when it gets too hot; I inject...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-29-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By tx_zstang
"AC checks out OK"... I seriously doubt it. ...

"AC checks out OK"... I seriously doubt it.

First of all, the PCM does control the a/c, controlling the power relay that turns on the compressor. IF the car is running too hot, it will turn the...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-25-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By tx_zstang
On the passenger-side of the shifter top, there...

On the passenger-side of the shifter top, there is a little oval-shape plastic cover. Remove it, and use a small flathead screwdriver to release the locking mechanism; that will at least allow you to...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-25-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,404
Posted By tx_zstang
Spec 3+ is the clutch that I use.

Spec 3+ is the clutch that I use.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-25-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By tx_zstang
The pinging is caused by insufficient fuel and/or...

The pinging is caused by insufficient fuel and/or octane vs. too much timing. Adding more fuel in the tune like you did is a good solution, and you can add more if you need to. You might need to...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-25-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By tx_zstang
no issues.

no issues.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-25-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 618
Posted By tx_zstang
I disagree with Simon1 on methanol injection,...

I disagree with Simon1 on methanol injection, especially for our hot part of the country. I use it for additional cooling more than the octane, to keep intake air temps cooler, timing higher, and...
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