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Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 09-16-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By tx_zstang
You already found the issue. The intake has to...

You already found the issue. The intake has to match the tune.

There is no "chip" in these cars. But instead, a tune is downloaded into the PCM from a tuner device, like a diablo or sct. The tune...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 09-13-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By tx_zstang
+1; check the coolant level first. If it is low,...

+1; check the coolant level first. If it is low, check around the thermostat housing for leakage. If the coolant level of proper, you should change the t-stat. (I have a new Stat t-stat that I'll...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-13-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By tx_zstang
Stock suspension parts do not have grease...

Stock suspension parts do not have grease fittings on our Mustangs. If there is something with a fitting, it is aftermarket, and you can get to it without removing anything.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-21-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By tx_zstang
Check the larger ventilation hose tube connection...

Check the larger ventilation hose tube connection on the driver side of the intake; oil gets sucked into there (a filter/catch-can should be installed to prevent that). But the oil can come from...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-14-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By tx_zstang
Yeah $150 plus shipping it in.

Yeah $150 plus shipping it in.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-11-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By tx_zstang
The O2 code after sensor replacement could very...

The O2 code after sensor replacement could very well be an issue with the sensor they put it, or it came unplugged or a wire burned through.

Aren't the front sensors wideband sensors in your 5.0?...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 08-09-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By tx_zstang
Yeah could be the UJ in the stock driveshaft....

Yeah could be the UJ in the stock driveshaft. Should be able to raise the car (carefully) so back wheels are up, put in neutral, turn driveshaft by hand and feel for clunking or binding. Any such...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-09-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By tx_zstang
T-stat housing? that would cost more than $20! A...

T-stat housing? that would cost more than $20! A t-stat maybe they'd charge $20 for.

That's not preventing the fan from running when it needs to, though.
Hope it solves your issues.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-09-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By tx_zstang
Yeah that's weak heater use. Use a thicker hose!

Yeah that's weak heater use. Use a thicker hose!
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-08-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By tx_zstang
As mentioned, there have been many people who...

As mentioned, there have been many people who broke at different power levels. Some engines go less than 450, most are good to closer to 500. There is no single number. Tuning is a big factor as...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-08-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By tx_zstang
No, p0340 is the camshaft sensor error...

No, p0340 is the camshaft sensor error code...p0430 is catalyst efficiency bank 2.

you could swap the sensors, clear the codes, do a few drive cycles, and see what it does; that's not a bad idea,...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 08-08-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By tx_zstang
sounds like a ring or pinion gear issue. Has the...

sounds like a ring or pinion gear issue. Has the car been raced? Any accidents or contact with a curb? Stock gears or aftermarket gears?
Those things don't usually just develop, something causes it.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-08-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By tx_zstang
Sounds like the differential is broken. Pull the...

Sounds like the differential is broken. Pull the rear end cover and pull out the broken pieces.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-05-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By tx_zstang
Do a search, there's several solutions to this...

Do a search, there's several solutions to this and the P0420 code.
Easiest is to get a spark plug anti-fouler and put it between the driver-side rear O2 sensor and the hole it mounts into. That...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-05-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By tx_zstang
Your tune is causing your issues: your rear o2...

Your tune is causing your issues: your rear o2 sensors are off, hence why you have all those not reads monitors. With a proper tune, you can get all monitors ready within 2 driving cycles. ...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-05-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By tx_zstang
+1. Find a used 7.5, and swap out the entire rear...

+1. Find a used 7.5, and swap out the entire rear end. Once they get bent, you likely also bent the axle housing, and just changing the axle is not going to help. But, you could do it, and hope it...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-05-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By tx_zstang
Yeah. I haven't had TPMS on any 05/06 I've had.

Yeah. I haven't had TPMS on any 05/06 I've had.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-05-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By tx_zstang
oo, I have both of those switches (from a pedal I...

oo, I have both of those switches (from a pedal I got that had them on there and I didnt need them). Not sure what it would cost to send them to you, though.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-01-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By tx_zstang
Yeah, +1...if you got higher mileage, do not...

Yeah, +1...if you got higher mileage, do not flush it...but, do change the filter and fluid.

The trans is "sealed" (i.e., no dipstick), but you still have to fill it to the proper level after a...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-01-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By tx_zstang
First of all, you need to make sure it IS a...

First of all, you need to make sure it IS a bearing and not a tire or bushing or something.

I've built my entire 7.5 when I had it, but only once (then went to a 8.8).

The wheel bearings can be...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-30-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By tx_zstang
Motorcraft 820S filter. Good prices as walmart...

Motorcraft 820S filter. Good prices as walmart ($3.97).

I use a good quality full synthetic, but the motorcraft blend is also a good option as noted.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-30-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By tx_zstang
Change the battery yet?

Change the battery yet?
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-30-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By tx_zstang
These. And opt for good quality (autometer)....

These. And opt for good quality (autometer). Sometimes I'll recommend coolant temp instead of fuel pressure.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-30-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 682
Posted By tx_zstang
Congrats on our purchase! If you are looking...

Congrats on our purchase!
If you are looking for an inexpensive fix to the driveshaft and the car is an automatic, I have a stock one for sale. Not sure where in Texas you are, but I'm near Austin....
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-30-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By tx_zstang
The '05's had a TSB for fixing rattles. The...

The '05's had a TSB for fixing rattles. The hangers on the transmission crossmembers tend to rattle over time. A fix (the tsb) is to use a worm clamp around each of those hangers to tighten them up. ...
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