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Forum: General Tech Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By tbear853
That car has had it's original fan and...

That car has had it's original fan and thermostatic fan clutch replaced somewhere along the way to today.

Nice body, but a crate 360 with some perks would wake it up and keep current look.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-30-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By tbear853
Some people are just "lucky" I guess. ...

Some people are just "lucky" I guess.

Whatever I'm driving, I've checked the tires that week at least and likely more recently .... with a gage .... and adjusted. Maybe it's just all them years...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-30-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By tbear853
Wear will not add to axle end play in the 8.8...

Wear will not add to axle end play in the 8.8 Ford. The splined end prevents the axle rotating within the confines of the differential side gear to which it's splined and which captures the C-clip in...
Forum: General Tech 07-29-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By tbear853
1999 - 2004 Mustang SVT Cobras had IRS.

1999 - 2004 Mustang SVT Cobras had IRS.
Forum: General Tech 07-28-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By tbear853
No wear with these plastic bbs as they are only...

No wear with these plastic bbs as they are only 0.15gr in a 6mm ball .... lot lighter than a similar size steel ball or ceramic ball. They really only should move in relation to the tire at start...
Forum: General Tech 07-26-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Posted By tbear853
Is that 650 Edelbrock new or used? I ask...

Is that 650 Edelbrock new or used?

I ask because it souns like the accelerator pump piston has a defective seal. They will dry out and crack .... or just crack .... on older carbs that set. ...
Forum: General Tech 07-25-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By tbear853
Balancing with Air Soft BBs .... for real!

Well .... as a "supplemental method" anyway.

Last month I swapped on a new set of 235/55-17 Goodyear Eagle RS-A tires in place of my 2008 Mustangs OEM Pirellis that were showing cracks in the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-24-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
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: 13
Views: 539
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: 23,204
Posted By tbear853
Never has yet ....

Never has yet ....
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-14-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
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: 941
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: 737
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: 424
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: 885
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: 1,322
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: 1,322
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: 1,322
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: 855
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: 885
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: 631
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: 1,109
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: 563
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: 1,806
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: 1,598
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,...
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