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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-07-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,025
Posted By Stevo86
I have a K&N Pipe, it's plastic so there is less...

I have a K&N Pipe, it's plastic so there is less heat soak than with a metal one and no rust.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-06-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,025
Posted By Stevo86
I would worry less about the intake pipe and more...

I would worry less about the intake pipe and more about the plenum and throttle body. That SR performance stuff is kinda junk and that throttle body is a professional products piece that I can tell...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-06-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Stevo86
Yeah man, glad you're getting it done. I'm sure...

Yeah man, glad you're getting it done. I'm sure you will be pleased with the new traction.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-06-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Stevo86
Use a jack on the pumpkin to manipulate the rear...

Use a jack on the pumpkin to manipulate the rear end and twist it in the proper direction. Then a little bit of pry bar action will probably be in order. After you get her good and close put the bolt...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-28-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Stevo86
You can do a clutch in a mustang in 4 hours with...

You can do a clutch in a mustang in 4 hours with the right tools. Get yourself a long extension and a 13mm swivel for the bell housing bolts and get at it.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-28-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By Stevo86
Not sure on the driveshaft length but I think...

Not sure on the driveshaft length but I think they were the same. Other than that putting in a cobra rear is pretty straightforward. The whole thing just lifts into place, a little pry bar here and a...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Stevo86
I am not even going to attempt to argue with ya...

I am not even going to attempt to argue with ya man but I have on more than one occasion fixed a vehicle's idle with the throttle stop screw not the IAC.

BTW OP I forgot to add that you may need...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-21-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Stevo86
It's just cold fluid so the nitrous won't hurt...

It's just cold fluid so the nitrous won't hurt the manifold by itself. A nitrous backfire will blow it to bits. Run a dry kit so there is no fuel in the manifold and voila no dangerous explody parts....
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-21-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Stevo86
The only real function of the IAC is to hold the...

The only real function of the IAC is to hold the RPM after you let off the throttle and to allow extra air flow for the A/C and cold start. The base idle adjustment is still at the throttle plate...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-20-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By Stevo86
Off the top of my head two things happen when the...

Off the top of my head two things happen when the engine reaches operating temperature. #1 is coil packs can fail when they get hot and work properly when they're cold.
#2 The engine starts paying...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-19-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Stevo86
What did you take apart "up top" to get at the...

What did you take apart "up top" to get at the oxygen sensor wiring?
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-19-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Stevo86
You should definitely do bushings and control...

You should definitely do bushings and control arms at the same time. Get yourself a decent torch for taking out the bushings and it will make your life so much easier. Before you start the job put...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-18-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Stevo86
It's the timing. Advancing the timing allows the...

It's the timing. Advancing the timing allows the engine a few more moments to burn all the fuel in the cylinder but if the fuel achieves combustion too early you get spark knock. This is why you use...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-18-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Stevo86
How old are the 02 sensors. As they wear out they...

How old are the 02 sensors. As they wear out they begin to switch slowly which leads to bigger swings in fuel so you can get kind of a surging effect.

They also start to fail lean by virtue of how...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-18-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Stevo86
Don't spend all that money just yet. Step one...

Don't spend all that money just yet. Step one should be to top it off and verify that the oil is full first. Then drive it a bit and check again. Maybe 3 times a week for 2 weeks to monitor for any...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-16-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Stevo86
Your MSD box simply turned a points system into a...

Your MSD box simply turned a points system into a points system with multiple spark discharge (hence MSD) and provided a hotter spark. In other words it fired the spark plugs more than once per...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-16-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Stevo86
It was improperly installed.

It was improperly installed.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-16-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Stevo86
The "electronic control box" that made your '72...

The "electronic control box" that made your '72 run is not even remotely similar to the ignition system on a '99 just so you know.

OP as far as your issue goes, it could be PATS related but that...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-16-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Stevo86
With a stage two you would be wise to get new...

With a stage two you would be wise to get new valve springs and you may need to notch the pistons to make that fit.

If you're gonna run spray I highly recommend not using the wet kit and using a...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-01-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Stevo86
If it only happens when you're moving it's...

If it only happens when you're moving it's driveline related not necessarily engine related. Kind of sounds like something has torn itself up in the rear end or possibly in the transmission.

A...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 12-31-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Stevo86
A way to guess? Flip a coin? Valve stem...

A way to guess? Flip a coin?

Valve stem seals usually cause a puff of smoke on take off after sitting. Piston rings usually smoke when you get on it. Is the car showing any other symptoms other...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 12-30-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Stevo86
That's a GT not a cobra, no Cobra wheels, no...

That's a GT not a cobra, no Cobra wheels, no Cobra bumper, no Cobra grille. That things needs all kinds of body work too.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 12-30-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Stevo86
Depends on how much metal and how big the...

Depends on how much metal and how big the shavings were. A little bit is ok, big fat chunks and it's probably time for new gears and bearings.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 12-28-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Stevo86
Bad gasket most likely but it could be the...

Bad gasket most likely but it could be the manifold. You will have to pop it off to see the underside of it to check. My car has been through 3 of them in it's 165K of fun until I got sick of it and...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 12-28-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Stevo86
You're good, just about any 4.6 from after 99 is...

You're good, just about any 4.6 from after 99 is a PI motor
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