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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-31-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,999
Posted By 04Blue281
Seems like I'm NEVER at the right place/right...

Seems like I'm NEVER at the right place/right time to get deals that good --- at least not when I actually have money on hand and am ready to buy! Dang it!! :)
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-29-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By 04Blue281
I've NEVER understood the desire/need to remove...

I've NEVER understood the desire/need to remove the "wing". But, I am am old fart! ;)
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-29-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,999
Posted By 04Blue281
.... and it's now time to get busy and install my...

.... and it's now time to get busy and install my new ACCUFAB 70mm throttle body/plenum combo and SR one-half inch spacer (along with the new tunes from AMERICAN MUSCLE). Need to get that done in...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-29-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,999
Posted By 04Blue281
Well... I'm pretty sure that I paid too much for...

Well... I'm pretty sure that I paid too much for mine --- $7939 "out the door" (or, "off the lot" --- whichever you prefer). Sales tax and licensing fees are separate/additional in my state (so...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-27-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By 04Blue281
I am enjoying the cold air --- and the lack of...

I am enjoying the cold air --- and the lack of annoying rattly sounds! Thanks for the info you provided --- I owe you a cold one! :)
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-26-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,999
Posted By 04Blue281
Congrats! My "new" 2004 GT (purchased 4 months...

Congrats! My "new" 2004 GT (purchased 4 months ago) has roughly 135,000 miles on the odometer, and with each new mod it just keeps running better and better. Definitely a fun project car! :)
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-26-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By 04Blue281
I had a hard time deciding on which shop to have...

I had a hard time deciding on which shop to have install my Ford Racing 4.10 gears (just a couple of months ago). Talked with people at a few shops --- wound up going with the guy at a local...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-11-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By 04Blue281
Problem solved. One A/C compressor clutch...

Problem solved.

One A/C compressor clutch assy (complete assy --- reman) #F5VZ19V649AARM plus 1 hour of labor at local Ford dealer --- DONE. :)
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-08-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By 04Blue281
Just for clarification--- The local dealer...

Just for clarification---

The local dealer gave me part number 19D786 (1F1Z19D786AA or 6F1Z19D786AA). A/C Clutch (does not include bearing, pulley or any other components).

The part number I...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-08-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By 04Blue281
Went to my nearest Ford dealer on Friday and...

Went to my nearest Ford dealer on Friday and talked with one of their service writers. Explained my problem and asked how much it would be for parts and labor. Was told 2 hours of labor to remove...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-04-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By 04Blue281
Well... OK. I was ready to order an A/C...

Well... OK. I was ready to order an A/C compressor clutch! Not going to do that now --- not sure at all if I have the right tools/expertise to do the job properly (and definitely don't want to...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-01-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By 04Blue281
Update --- have only driven the car a couple of...

Update --- have only driven the car a couple of times (very short trips) since my last post. The noise has definitely gotten worse --- bad enough that I don't want to drive the car again without...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-23-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By 04Blue281
Thanks for the input --- greatly appreciated!!

Thanks for the input --- greatly appreciated!!
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-22-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By 04Blue281
A/C clutch "metallic/rattly" sound

I haven't owned this car for very long --- have only driven it approximately 700 miles since the day I bought it ('04 GT, 134000 miles). The air conditiioner worked fine on short trips (10-15 miles...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-22-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By 04Blue281
A long shot here on this idea, but ---- are all...

A long shot here on this idea, but ---- are all the spark plugs still "properly" tightened? Just something to check (on a cold engine) --- before you blow a plug out of failed threads.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-15-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By 04Blue281
The light on my '04 GT's traction control button...

The light on my '04 GT's traction control button doesn't work --- hasn't since the day I bought it (almost 3 months ago). But, I remembered test driving a few of these cars years ago --- after you...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-11-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,574
Posted By 04Blue281
I hear you.... really I do!! :) I'd feel a...

I hear you.... really I do!! :)

I'd feel a LOT differently about my Mustang if I had bought it new (or was even the 2nd owner with ALL of the info/history on the car).

There are two main...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-10-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,574
Posted By 04Blue281
OK... he has already said that he went with the...

OK... he has already said that he went with the 4.10:1 gear ratio. So, the 3.73 or 3.90 ratios don't really matter now!

The forced induction stuff still remains in question (at least to me). ...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-10-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By 04Blue281
Got your new tuner yet? Loaded a new tune to the...

Got your new tuner yet? Loaded a new tune to the PCM yet? If not, you might want to try that and see if your "problem" goes away. It may be just an ignition timing issue (or some other minor thing...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-09-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,574
Posted By 04Blue281
I am TOTALLY interested in hearing all about it...

I am TOTALLY interested in hearing all about it as you go along. I'm really apprehensive about doing too many mods on my car --- just not sure it's worth spending the $$$ on a 10 year old model...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-07-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By 04Blue281
Totally understand! I ran my last Mustang GT...

Totally understand! I ran my last Mustang GT (1986) with a Ford Racing "off road" H-Pipe --- no cats. But, I always had to seek out an inspection shop that would "look the other way" in order to...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-07-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By 04Blue281
I have NO idea what kind of inspections they do...

I have NO idea what kind of inspections they do in YOUR state.

Here, in Kansas City, Missouri (and the cities/counties surrounding Kansas City) you would need to have the cats installed to pass...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-06-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,574
Posted By 04Blue281
Ehhh... I'll probably wait a while. You get...

Ehhh... I'll probably wait a while. You get YOURS and convince me that I need one! ;)
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-05-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,574
Posted By 04Blue281
Keep in mind ---- SHORTER gearing means a...

Keep in mind ----

SHORTER gearing means a higher numeric gear ratio (ie. 4.10 gears are "short" gears compared to 3.27 gears).

TALL gearing means a lower numeric gear ratio (ie. 2.73 gears...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-05-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,574
Posted By 04Blue281
I bought an '04 GT just a couple of months ago. ...

I bought an '04 GT just a couple of months ago. Mostly stock --- 4.6L SOHC V-8, 5-speed Tremec 3650 manual trans, 3.27:1 gears, K&N Cold Air Intake and Flowmaster mufflers.

I had a bit of a...
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