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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-28-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By kevinmalec
Congrats on your 5.0! I wasn't keen with the...

Congrats on your 5.0!
I wasn't keen with the looks of the 2010 - 2012 body style, however I do like the looks of the 2013/2014 body style. =)
Make sure to post some pics!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-28-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By kevinmalec
Have you checked out Youtube videos of 5.0's with...

Have you checked out Youtube videos of 5.0's with Bassani's or SLP Loud Mouths?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-28-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By kevinmalec
I've read it's kind of a pain to replace out the...

I've read it's kind of a pain to replace out the stepper motors. Plus, you will need a soldering gun in order to fix them. There are companies that offer this type of service.
FYI, On Craigslist, I...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 07-28-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By kevinmalec
Very nice! Looks great with your wheels.

Very nice! Looks great with your wheels.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-28-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By kevinmalec
The shifter looks the same height as the one in...

The shifter looks the same height as the one in my 05.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-28-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By kevinmalec
At 65K, (OEM clutch) the slave cylinder/throw out...

At 65K, (OEM clutch) the slave cylinder/throw out bearing went bad and I had difficulties trying to shift into ANY gear. I had to jam it into every gear in order to get it to the nearest shop....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-28-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By kevinmalec
Yeah, stepper motors are known to go out in the...

Yeah, stepper motors are known to go out in the 2005 models.
My RPM gauge is off by 300 RPM, my coolant temp gauge works ONLY if it is 65 degrees or warmer. My gas gauge intermittently is off by a...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-25-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 362
Posted By kevinmalec
Yes, I did get an alignment, after the springs...

Yes, I did get an alignment, after the springs settled. I waited about 100 miles or so.
They are good springs and haven't experienced any issues with them.
My old club members helped install the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-24-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
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 07-24-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 362
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: 332
Posted By kevinmalec
Wink Any time!

Sure thing!
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-18-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
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: 365
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: 332
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: 686
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: 471
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: 4,086
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: 686
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: 1,441
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: 1,441
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: 694
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: 423
Posted By kevinmalec
Sounds beastly, Eddie!

Sounds beastly, Eddie!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-27-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 626
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: 694
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: 644
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. =)
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