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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By VTX1800N1
In addition, a tune, bolt ons, and gears are NOT...

In addition, a tune, bolt ons, and gears are NOT going to net you 380 ft lbs to the wheels. No way, no how.....

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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-12-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
Dropped the parts of at the shop. Owner said the...

Dropped the parts of at the shop. Owner said the rod bushings are too tight, as I suspected. He will fit them for $40. Going to take two weeks to get the rods fit, rings filed, and balance. Then...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-11-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
PARTS! Finally, internals are all here. Going...

PARTS! Finally, internals are all here. Going to the machine shop for balancing and ring fitment tomorrow:

Manley 4340 .020 over forged pistons. 11cc dish, resulting in 10.53:1 compression...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-08-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
Connecting rods arrived today. Pistons are...

Connecting rods arrived today. Pistons are scheduled to be here tomorrow. That completes everything we need to get the machine shop work done (internal balance and ring fitting). I'll take...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-05-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
Got a tracking number for the pistons. They...

Got a tracking number for the pistons. They finally shipped today and should be here Tuesday. No confirmation on the rods yet.....

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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-04-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By VTX1800N1
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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-04-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By VTX1800N1
It depends on the RPM. Both HP and torque are...

It depends on the RPM. Both HP and torque are going to vary by RPM.

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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-04-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
So, nothing again today. I have a block and...

So, nothing again today. I have a block and crankshaft sitting at a machine shop waiting on parts....

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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-04-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
They had the best price on a package deal for...

They had the best price on a package deal for internals. I'm only one customer experience, and things fall through the cracks sometimes. I really hope they step up soon or I'm going to have to...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-04-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By VTX1800N1
Torque is measured. HP is calculated from...

Torque is measured. HP is calculated from torque.

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Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 09-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By VTX1800N1
Flashing just means it's misfiring. It could be...

Flashing just means it's misfiring. It could be just one cylinder or many. You need the codes read to find out.

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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-03-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By VTX1800N1
HP and torque are curves, hence the different...

HP and torque are curves, hence the different values at different RPM.

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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
Still no pistons or rods. I ordered these parts...

Still no pistons or rods. I ordered these parts a month ago. I'm not impressed with ModMax...

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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-02-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
The K member will be. Everything else will be...

The K member will be. Everything else will be brand new factory parts (other than the powder coated SVE rear control arms, which are already in), so we probably won't paint any of that.

EDIT: We...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-31-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
Got the suspension and K-member removed today. ...

Got the suspension and K-member removed today. As typical, the lower control arm to K-member bolts are a bitch to remove. I've got the nuts off, but the bolts are seized to the metal sleeve inside...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-27-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
Rings and bearings arrived today. Sent from...

Rings and bearings arrived today.

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Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 08-25-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By VTX1800N1
Never saw a thing.... Sent from my XT1080...

Never saw a thing....

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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-21-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
Looks like the internals are finally getting...

Looks like the internals are finally getting shipped and should all be here by the end of next week. Time to get to work!

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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-19-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
All I get is an error. Been another week,...

All I get is an error.

Been another week, still no shipment from ModMax. Not happy..
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-18-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By VTX1800N1
The tensioner is what you have to rotate with a...

The tensioner is what you have to rotate with a socket driver or breaker bar to relieve tension on the belt so that you can remove or install it. Did you also unbolt it from the engine (timing...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-18-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By VTX1800N1
Did you take the tensioner off the timing cover...

Did you take the tensioner off the timing cover for some reason?

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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By VTX1800N1
Yes, you increase the displacement, ie the volume...

Yes, you increase the displacement, ie the volume of each cylinder, without increasing the external dimensions of the engine. This is done by swapping in a crankshaft with longer throws (arms). ...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-15-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By VTX1800N1
Top strut to steering knuckle bolt

Need suggestions here. I cannot get this SOB to come out. All the nuts are off. The bottom bolt is out. The top bolt will back out about a quarter inch and that's it. I've beat the piss out of it...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-13-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
It's been almost 2 weeks since I ordered the...

It's been almost 2 weeks since I ordered the internals from ModMax.... still not shipped. It wouldn't bother me so much, but they charged my card at the time of order. If they didn't have the...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-07-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,694
Posted By VTX1800N1
Called Mod Max Racing and it will be another week...

Called Mod Max Racing and it will be another week before they get the rods in so that they can ship the internals kit to me.... ugh...
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