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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,290
Posted By BrianK
I had the same issue with these rear calipers and...

I had the same issue with these rear calipers and although I didn't have to tool shown, I did have the little square adapter that fits on a 3/8 ratchet with an extension. I tried to turn it in and it...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-08-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By BrianK
Here is the link to the deeper pan with dipstick...

Here is the link to the deeper pan with dipstick - $360 in case you're interested.
http://www.americanmuscle.com/performance-automatic-transpan-0510.html
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-08-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,608
Posted By BrianK
You said you taped off the bottom of the plugs so...

You said you taped off the bottom of the plugs so as not to get any NS on the electrode. Just to confirm - you did put some NS on the smoother part between the threads and the electrode - right?...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-08-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By BrianK
I did look at the deeper pan - but it was pretty...

I did look at the deeper pan - but it was pretty pricey so I went with the home made dipstick which works really well.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-05-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By BrianK
I did my own tranny fluid & filter change and...

I did my own tranny fluid & filter change and installed a dipstick so I could refill easily. The stock pan has a drain with integral snorkel for refilling. This snorkel extends about 1" up into the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,008
Posted By BrianK
I did the 'no charge' crack repair once. All good...

I did the 'no charge' crack repair once. All good I thought. Then I called my insurance company for some reason and they said "you had a claim" which we discussed and turns out they call a chip...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,439
Posted By BrianK
Haven't heard of that Rehagen one - I installed...

Haven't heard of that Rehagen one - I installed the Ford 'turkey baster' one and it works fine. No more drips and it still looks fine. I've heard it can melt from the exhaust heat. I checked the...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-22-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By BrianK
I used Seafoam and followed the TSB and had no...

I used Seafoam and followed the TSB and had no problem getting all 8 out with breakage. Lucky for me because I also was sweating bullets.

A local Ford dealer laughed when I asked how much they...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-19-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By BrianK
After you make the deal - then comes the nickel...

After you make the deal - then comes the nickel and diming for the extras - like an extended warranty, paint protection, undercoating etc. I told them they already took all my budgeted money and...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-16-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By BrianK
I did basically what Runstang did when talking...

I did basically what Runstang did when talking with the dealer. I did some research (Kijiji and Autotrader) to see what private sellers were asking for their equivalent cars.
I went in saying that...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-11-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By BrianK
I use Wix Filters and am happy with the quality....

I use Wix Filters and am happy with the quality. I think you'll find most people will recommend "Anything but Fram". Google some reviews and have a look for yourself. The 'good' filters aren't really...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-10-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,732
Posted By BrianK
I had the same question about adding a cooler and...

I had the same question about adding a cooler and found out that this car already has an external one. From what I understand most cars don't have an separate external Tx cooler but have a cooler...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-10-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By BrianK
I only run my car in the summer and put about...

I only run my car in the summer and put about 7000 miles on it and I change it in the fall when I put it to bed. As mentioned use a good filter (not Fram) and any Synthetic that is on sale. I do it...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-10-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By BrianK
Yeah - who buys a Mustang in the winter. (oops -...

Yeah - who buys a Mustang in the winter. (oops - I did and got a deal I was happy with).
Stick to your guns wrt you price and let them come (back) to you. If they wait too long to sell it - they...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 12-10-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,051
Posted By BrianK
I prefer a more retro look (like my 07). GM did...

I prefer a more retro look (like my 07). GM did the same thing with the Camaro redesign - not retro enough for me and that is one reason I don't have one of those either. Why mess with success - Keep...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-18-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,911
Posted By BrianK
I used Champion One piece plugs and they perform...

I used Champion One piece plugs and they perform well. They correct a design mistake.

It REALLY P's me off when they don't fess up and correct their design mistakes. Their screw up should be a...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-01-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,911
Posted By BrianK
Might be moot now - but you can change the plugs...

Might be moot now - but you can change the plugs and put in the one piece plugs you bought now with no problem. They put some high temp "Never Sieze" on the snorkle to help prevent future sticking. I...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-31-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,911
Posted By BrianK
Perhaps they should explain why aftermarket plugs...

Perhaps they should explain why aftermarket plugs are such a "no-no" if they have such a strong opinion or are they just against any and all aftermarket parts?
I have Champion one piece plugs in...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-20-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By BrianK
I did the change to Champion 7989 too with no...

I did the change to Champion 7989 too with no problems - other than the worry about breaking the originals. No codes at all and good performance. I can't tell the diff from the originals.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-20-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By BrianK
My passenger side window was doing the bounce...

My passenger side window was doing the bounce back too. I tried re-cal procedure numerous times (yes I read the OM and no flames!) and it didn't fix my problem. So I took the door panel off and...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-20-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,911
Posted By BrianK
I changed my 07 with 36,000 miles on it. No...

I changed my 07 with 36,000 miles on it. No breakage thankfully. I used PB Blaster overnight and then used a torque wrench set at 30 and eased them out (back and forth). Like others put in Champions...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-26-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,942
Posted By BrianK
I asked the local dealer (stealer) in Calgary...

I asked the local dealer (stealer) in Calgary about removing/changing plugs and they quoted me $500 to change if none broke - and up to $1200 if they all broke and the Service advisor laughed which...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 05-18-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By BrianK
When driving there is absolutly no pulsing when...

When driving there is absolutly no pulsing when then brakes are applied so I don't think the rotors have warped - but a good suggestion.Thanks.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-18-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By BrianK
Mine's the same. Really slow and nothing - then...

Mine's the same. Really slow and nothing - then when you speed up a bit it shows up and drives me nuts too. I don't think the rotors are warped because there is no pulsing in the brakes. Also strange...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 05-16-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By BrianK
Problem retracting Rear Calipers/Pad noise

I've replaced the rear pads on my 07 and I still have the pad noise on the rotors. It just looks/feels like something is preventing the calipers from retracting far enough to prevent the pads from...
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