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Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-05-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By rocky321
Faulty Cylinder Head Temp Sensor cause this...

Faulty Cylinder Head Temp Sensor cause this problem?
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By rocky321
Simple Diablo Predator 93 octane tune. Also, I...

Simple Diablo Predator 93 octane tune. Also, I don't get the concept of a dirty TB and only doing it when cold. Just cleaned the MAF. Are there sensors that read the coolant temp and communication...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-04-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By rocky321
Erratic Idle When Cold

08 GT 190,000 miles. What is with this erratic/searching/stumbling idle I get at cold start up, but runs fine when warm? New Motorcraft plugs, everything else, original stock. Did it before I changed...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-15-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By rocky321
Plug Change

08 GT. 180,000 miles. Second set since new. Motorcraft 514's. First go round at 90,000 other than 3 plugs breaking off, no other hitches. This time, again 3 plugs, but started with a very rough idle...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-13-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By rocky321
Coil Overs

08 GT. Thinking of chucking the lowering springs, struts and shocks in favor of coil overs. Which ones would be suggested and will there be issues with the camber as there were with the lowering...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 06-06-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,533
Posted By rocky321
Smoke LED Third Brake Light

08 GT. Which one are you guys using? I hear some do not turn off.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 05-02-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By rocky321
Whirring Sound

08 GT. 178,000 miles. Have since new. Original alternator and smooth idler pulleys. Did have to change the grooved one. May have to again. Slight rock to it. Hard to tell where the sound is coming...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 04-08-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By rocky321
Fog Lights

08 GT. Anybody figure out a way to install fog lights in the lower facia below the turn signals on the 05-09 models?
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-28-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By rocky321
Cats

08 GT 172,000 miles. Original cats. Want to replace with quality high flow cats. However, I don't want to replace any of the stock exhaust, just from the manifolds to the mid H pipe. Are there catted...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-07-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By rocky321
Do you have a plug number, because there is not a...

Do you have a plug number, because there is not a plug cheaper than $8 for a 4.6 3v that I could find. And you say it as though that $1.98 plug came with the car. Please explain
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-07-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By rocky321
Spark Plug Replacement for OEM?

08 GT black coils. Which one piece spark plug are you guys using and getting good results? Autolite? #?
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-02-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By rocky321
A/C Heater Control

08 GT. I distinctly remember when turning the mode knob to MAX AC, the fan blew at full speed. Now it's at low, unless of course you turn up the speed knob. ??
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-30-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By rocky321
Belt Tensioner

08 GT. I heard you can "read" off the tensioner when its time to change the belt??
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-05-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By rocky321
Tire Size

08 GT. 17x8 stock rims. Currently have 255 45/17's. No issues at all. Can I safely go a little wider/higher profile? Suspension lowered 1" or so all around.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-04-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By rocky321
Help With Battery Issue

08 GT. Second battery since car was new. 165,000 miles. Changed the headlight switch and the day after the Shaker radio had "OOOOOOOO" across the face and making wierd noises. I started the car,...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 08-31-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By rocky321
Actually seems OK on the turnpike doing 80+, but...

Actually seems OK on the turnpike doing 80+, but hit an area of construction, and just not gripping the road. Any history of ball joint/suspension issues?
Forum: S197 Handling Section 08-31-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By rocky321
Front End Getting Sloppy

08 GT 158,000 miles. Basically all highway miles from brand new. Only changes all around were Vogtland lowering springs and Koni shocks and struts. 255 45/17 Firestone Indy 500's with 27,000 miles...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 05-30-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By rocky321
I've changed the factory plugs once, broke 2....

I've changed the factory plugs once, broke 2. Black coils. I replaced them with the same Motorcraft, but anti-seized the hell out of them. I'll be due soon, just thinking I may want to go with a one...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 05-23-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By rocky321
Spark Plugs

08 GT 4.6. Which plugs are you guys using in place of the OEM Motorcraft?
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 04-14-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By rocky321
TB has been cleaned twice since new and gasket...

TB has been cleaned twice since new and gasket changed once. Fuel filter has 30,000 miles, but doubt its that. Just disconnected the neg terminal for a half hr and the start up idle was steady. Lets...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 04-14-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By rocky321
Idle Surging

08 GT auto. 147,000 miles. Only CAI and "93 Octane" Diablo Predator tune. When started from cold, the idle surges up and down for 15 or so seconds, then settles in. Throttle is a little erratic when...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-17-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By rocky321
I have vehicles that NEVER had rearend service...

I have vehicles that NEVER had rearend service (not saying that's a good thing) and never developed seal leaks. So whats your point? I'm asking if there were issues with seals on these vehicles.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-17-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By rocky321
Did I mention everything was fine for a few...

Did I mention everything was fine for a few thousand miles??
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-17-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By rocky321
Brake Pulsation 08 GT

Changed pads and turned rotors not to long ago. Everything was fine for a few thousand miles. Now I have an intermittent pulsation when braking. I rechecked everything, and did find the outer pad on...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-13-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By rocky321
Rear End Axle Seal Leaking

2008 GT 135,000 miles. Had since new and this vehicle is driven all highway miles and is not abused. Rotating the tires and noticed the driver rear caliper, backing plate, rotor and inside of the rim...
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