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Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Stangbass
Post Installing BMR poly differential bushing.

Well my rear diff bushing was ripped and causing some pretty nasty clunking, so I decided to replace it with the BMR EN001.

After some research it seemed that people normally had a serious time...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-19-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By Stangbass
I did it myself, a second set of hands would...

I did it myself, a second set of hands would help, but it's manageable by yourself if you've got a rolling floor jack.

Probably the roughest aspect of the install is just the fact that everything...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-19-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By Stangbass
Pb-Blaster, 12 point 12mm socket, breaker bar. ...

Pb-Blaster, 12 point 12mm socket, breaker bar.

-In neutral, rotate the DS until two bolts are on bottom.
-Set parking brake or put car in gear.
-Unfasten two bolts
-Release parking brake or...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-27-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By Stangbass
Carry on...............:icon_naughty:

Carry on...............:icon_naughty:
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-27-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By Stangbass
SHHHHHHHHHHHHH

SHHHHHHHHHHHHH
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,400
Posted By Stangbass
Wouldn't it make sense to find out WHY the car is...

Wouldn't it make sense to find out WHY the car is burning through clutches so fast. If there was a common issue among manual 4.0l's getting on 6k out of a clutch there would be hundreds of threads on...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-09-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By Stangbass
I'd recommend the MAC prochamber mid pipe with a...

I'd recommend the MAC prochamber mid pipe with a mid muffler setup. I think this setup would be hard to beat, but I'm a little bias.


First was a rev and slow take off
Second was goosing the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-16-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By Stangbass
Easy and Cheap USB panel for aftermarket HU's

So I finally upgraded my factory base stereo to a Pioneer AVH-X2600BT. It comes with USB input and an extension cable, but I wanted something a tad more "installed" looking. Just thought I'd share in...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 05-05-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Stangbass
I did my retrofit for a tad over $300. I bought a...

I did my retrofit for a tad over $300. I bought a mini d2s complete kit from the retrofit source. Came with projectors, bulbs, ballasts ,shrouds, and relay.

Opening the stock housings isn't that...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-30-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Stangbass
Have you heard Long tubes on the 4.0? Just asking...

Have you heard Long tubes on the 4.0? Just asking because they are not everyone's cup of tea. They are very raspy and loud. Though it may not be bad with cats and a single exhaust.

Here's someone...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-29-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Stangbass
The 2011+ muffler will not bolt on to the 05-10...

The 2011+ muffler will not bolt on to the 05-10 exhaust. The inlets are different styles and in different places I believe. Also hangers are different.

You are going to need some kind of way to...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-10-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By Stangbass
The 4.0l is quiet at idle. I've heard many...

The 4.0l is quiet at idle. I've heard many different exhaust videos, and these engines just aren't that loud at idle. A mod that would make this engine loud at idle would likely make it unbearable...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-01-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By Stangbass
Did you charge your battery after replacing the...

Did you charge your battery after replacing the alternator. If not that would be my first step. The alternator isn't really meant to charge a dead battery. Your charging system trying to charge up a...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-01-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Stangbass
Yup that's the same pattern as mine 4 digits-3...

Yup that's the same pattern as mine 4 digits-3 letters followed by a number
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 03-27-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By Stangbass
I wish I could find a 8.8 for a decent price....

I wish I could find a 8.8 for a decent price. Most of the used ones I find, by the time I pay for the rear end plus freight and new gears I'd be better off buying a new one with gears installed from...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 03-20-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Stangbass
They look like the Ebay M2 headers. I don't think...

They look like the Ebay M2 headers. I don't think that mine cracked,through they may have, but they developed a leak somehow that caused me all sorts of headaches( idle surge, stalling, bouncing...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 02-28-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Stangbass
My passenger front started getting noisy sometime...

My passenger front started getting noisy sometime before 30K. I replaced it with a timken early last year. I replaced the nut just because it was recommended. Looked like it could have been reused....
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 02-18-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Stangbass
A couple extensions and a swivel is all you need...

A couple extensions and a swivel is all you need to get at them under the car. I've dropped my cats probably around 4 or 5 times now.

The manifolds actually aren't all that bad because the bolt...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 01-26-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Stangbass
V6-GT conversion and Projector Retrofit

Swapped out my base v6 bumper for a GT takeoff I got off Ebay. Got the grille surround from Roush, and the billet retro grille from AM. Also got the black side markers from ebay.

The projector...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-18-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Stangbass
For what I paid for them $263, they are a good...

For what I paid for them $263, they are a good deal. But for some reason after I bought my set the ebay seller raised them to over $500. I bought them to replace my leaky ebay m2 headers that were...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-10-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Stangbass
Cool The few, the proud

The X-MEN

Continuing with the spring mods from last year on my '10 4.0l , this year before the spring thaw.

Xcharger Hi-Po
AM Black Bullitt staggered 18x8 front 18x9 rear
Gibson Headers
AEM...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 01-08-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,414
Posted By Stangbass
I'm about to put mine on this morning along with...

I'm about to put mine on this morning along with some other stuff :icon_naughty:. For those who haven't installed yet be sure to wash this thing out. Mine had some oil and small debris that I would...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-22-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,414
Posted By Stangbass
2 questions. 1.Is it advised to change out the...

2 questions.
1.Is it advised to change out the T-stat while it's out.
2.What coolant does well in these engines. I don't have any shop containers clean enough to just replace what I drain.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-16-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,414
Posted By Stangbass
Ordered.

Ordered.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 11-15-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By Stangbass
Exclamation 4.0l Procharger on Ebay SCAM

If you run across this please be aware that it is a scam. It's always a guy selling a used complete procharger kit for the 05-10 mustang for $1000. Usually only has one or two feedback rating. I fell...
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