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Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-11-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By magician0227
1997 Coolant Bypass Tube

Finally finishing up the rebuild of my son's 1997 V6 Mustang, and I am puzzled by the Coolant Bypass Tube.

This is the metal tube that exits the top of the water pump and loops into the heater...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 10-24-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By magician0227
Not the greatest pic there, but I am pretty sure...

Not the greatest pic there, but I am pretty sure its there, right by the "elbow" in your CAI. The easiest way to find it, is look for something about 1/2 the size of a pack of smokes, that has 2...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 10-21-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By magician0227
I think he does, hes a pretty good kid. And...

I think he does, hes a pretty good kid. And honestly, this is probably more for me, than for him. He's 18 now, and I know the projects like this will eventually take a backseat to his future and...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 10-21-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By magician0227
What to do with a "Project from Hell"

Just a quick, short (as possible) history of my "project" here.

I bought my son a 1997 V6 Mustang, with a blown head gasket. We were on a "near zero" budget at the time, so I used some Amazon...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 10-15-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By magician0227
The syncro's are different. The 95 has a...

The syncro's are different. The 95 has a different plug than the 97.

Going to pick up a set of 95 intake gaskets and see if the ports line up. Also going to make sure the extra holes are not...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 10-14-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By magician0227
Can anyone specifically answer about the lower...

Can anyone specifically answer about the lower intake? Thats my next step in the process, and I am not sure which direction I need to go.

Can I use the 97 lower with the 95 heads?



I am...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 10-14-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By magician0227
Putting 1995 V6 into 1997 Mustang

I am replacing the worn out engine in my sons 1997 V6 Mustang with a low mileage engine from a 1995 parts car. I am starting to discover there are quite a few differences between the engines that I...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 08-12-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By magician0227
Dead Cylinder, 1997 3.8

I thought I would give this its own thread, just because questions can get lost in build updates.

Just to bring you up to speed:

My car is a 1997 3.8 Auto. I replaced my head gasket, against...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 08-12-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By magician0227
Thought I would give an update. Got the car...

Thought I would give an update.

Got the car all back together, and found my no-spark issue. (Complete, fatigue induced brain fart, did not have the crank sensor connected).

The good news is,...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-29-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By magician0227
No spark

Anyone have a good no spark checklist for a 1997 3.8?

I have found several reposts of a very comprehensive checklist, but is is more for 5.0's.

I just finished reassembling my engine after a...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-28-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By magician0227
HELP! After 2 days of working like mad to...

HELP!

After 2 days of working like mad to get everything back together, I now have a no spark issue.

I have fuel pressure at the rail, but I have no spark. (pulled #1 at coil pack, nothing...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-15-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By magician0227
Got 1 head pretty close to finished today. New...

Got 1 head pretty close to finished today. New valve seals installed, and lapped the valves with a fine compound.

So far, everything has looked better than expected in the heads. Very little...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-10-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By magician0227
Best price I have found so far has been $75 per...

Best price I have found so far has been $75 per head. I have called every machine shop in the book, asked several local shops who they use, ect.

And sadly, the $75 a side quote is from a shop...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-04-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By magician0227
Need some advice

I recently purchased a 1997 V-6 Mustang for my son. The car was purchased with a known head gasket issue.

Right now, cash is too tight to fix this car "right". It has 199k miles, and I found a...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-02-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By magician0227
Any help, opinions, or suggestions on this one at...

Any help, opinions, or suggestions on this one at all?
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-01-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By magician0227
Sludge in Lifter Valley

Got my son's 97 3.8L tore down to the block today in preparation for new head gaskets, and OMG I have never seen sludge like this!

The lifter valley is coated with a good 1/2+ inch of sludge. The...
Forum: New Member Area 07-01-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By magician0227
Hello from SW Missouri

Greetings all! New to the forums, but not new to Mustangs by any means.

Together with my oldest son, we just purchased a 1997 Mustang 3.8L. The car is hopefully going to be a nice project for us...
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