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Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 08-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By unitedwestang
When converting to dual exhaust I bought...

When converting to dual exhaust I bought aftermarket hangers for the driver's side. Over time the rubber in both of those hangers has worn and the hanger rod basically sat on the bottom of the metal...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-04-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By unitedwestang
Few months ago I was chasing a battery drain...

Few months ago I was chasing a battery drain which ended up being associated with the GEM. Thought I was screwed. Until I found someone else who had the same problem on another forrm and all they...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-04-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By unitedwestang
A cracked spring had crossed my mind. I just...

A cracked spring had crossed my mind. I just would think I would have noticed it with all the time I spent under the rear end back when I was fixing it. But hey, I'm not perfect so I definitely...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 07-31-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By unitedwestang
From what I've seen the precut stuff doesn't...

From what I've seen the precut stuff doesn't cover the reverse area though...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 07-30-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By unitedwestang
I guess I should clarify I'm looking to tint the...

I guess I should clarify I'm looking to tint the entire tail light (including the reverse sections) with a single piece of tint--more than likely having to heat it to stretch down into the reverse...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 07-30-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By unitedwestang
No its not super deep. I'm not by my car now,...

No its not super deep. I'm not by my car now, but its a concave indention along the length of the reverse rectangle area--maybe 1/8"-3/16" at the deepest?
I'll probably get enough to do three tail...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-30-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By unitedwestang
...or could it be as simple as a blown shock? I...

...or could it be as simple as a blown shock? I don't know how the wreck would have caused that really. The axle is centered under the car so it shouldn't have experienced any side load. But who...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 07-30-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By unitedwestang
Well the reverse section of the tail light is...

Well the reverse section of the tail light is recessed on the 2010-2012. I don't want to try to match up several pieces of tint, so it would have to be heated to stretch into the recess. Just...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-29-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By unitedwestang
Passenger Rear Sitting 1.25" Lower than Driver???

I have been hearing a rubbing sound coming from the rear of my car when I go over bumps. Sometimes even only slight bumps. Noticed I was getting cut marks in the side of my tires so I know the rear...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-29-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By unitedwestang
IIRC, normal drain is somewhere around 35mV? But...

IIRC, normal drain is somewhere around 35mV? But you DO have to leave your multimeter attached with everything off for like 20-30 minutes to wait for everything to "go to sleep" in order for it to...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-29-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By unitedwestang
The best way, I've found, to diagnose a battery...

The best way, I've found, to diagnose a battery drain is to hook your multimeter on the current setting between the negative terminal and negative lead. Read the draw. Then pull a fuse. See how it...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 07-29-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By unitedwestang
Thanks. Good to know there's someone using the...

Thanks. Good to know there's someone using the tint without a problem.

I was more asking if anyone has tried to use the vinyl tint to cover the reverse portion on the 2010-12 tail lights too?
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-24-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By unitedwestang
You're talking o/r here, so if I was to guess I...

You're talking o/r here, so if I was to guess I would say both are equally loud. Will the X-pipe give you more gains? Yes. Will it be noticable over an H-pipe? No. Go with whatever sounds better...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By unitedwestang
General consensus is: H-Pipe = Muscle car sound...

General consensus is:
H-Pipe = Muscle car sound
X-Pipe = More raspy NASCAR-like sound
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 07-24-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By unitedwestang
2010-12 Vinyl Tail Light Tint

I'm curious if anyone has bought and installed the vinyl tail light tint? Similar to the stuff offered on AmericanMuscle. I know the reverse light portion of the housing isn't covered. But I can't...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-20-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By unitedwestang
Painted my valve covers

First off, fook taking these valve covers on and off. I read some people say its easy, others say its hard. After my experience, passenger is easy, driver's side is a huge pain in the ars. ...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 07-10-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By unitedwestang
I have... Not that I'm trying to do this "on...

I have...
Not that I'm trying to do this "on the cheap", but its something I'd like to do myself. I do know you can buy your own powder, but I also don't have an oven to use other than the one in...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 07-09-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By unitedwestang
Paint on Valve Covers

I know painting valve covers has been covered, but I more so have a question regarding the paint/process I plan to use.

My car is competition orange (Saleen replica with silver decals), so I'm...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-27-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By unitedwestang
Its got about 75,xxx miles. Now that I think...

Its got about 75,xxx miles.
Now that I think about it, it really wouldn't surprise me if it was going out because that rear one is already bad, and if I remember correctly I think it looks like one...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-26-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By unitedwestang
Also emailed Bama asking basically the same...

Also emailed Bama asking basically the same thing. They sent me a revised 93 Octane Race tune (in only about one day, props to them). So I'll try that out first and see how it goes. Then I will...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By unitedwestang
Hate to be the bearer of bad news but there would...

Hate to be the bearer of bad news but there would probably be little to no difference from just changing filters. Any good cold air intake, which would include a "high flow" filter like a K&N...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-26-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By unitedwestang
My first thought is to swap passenger and driver...

My first thought is to swap passenger and driver front O2 sensors and see if the code follows it.
Do you know what the maximum output voltage of the O2 sensor is? I have a data aquisition board...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-25-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By unitedwestang
Codes Remaining After Tune

A few weeks ago I ordered the SF4 tuner for my '04 GT from AM. Modifications currently are K&N CAI, Hooker long tube headers, BBK catted x-pipe, Flowmaster catback, and 3.73 gears. Prior to the...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 06-23-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By unitedwestang
I bought my '04 5-speed with 3.73s already...

I bought my '04 5-speed with 3.73s already installed. I'm running 295/35/18 Nitto Invos in the rear. I hook up fine with the tires I have. I have never experienced this car with the stock gears....
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-16-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By unitedwestang
Thanks, I had tried that, but I needed to pull...

Thanks, I had tried that, but I needed to pull the rack off to get room to slip the shaft off. But since I had put new bushings in with the new rack it was pretty darn tight and I gave up for the...
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