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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-16-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By ghunt
Do you have the aluminum jack? Honestly, get...

Do you have the aluminum jack?

Honestly, get a 3 ton jack. Most of the lower weight rated jacks just don't have enough height range to be worth a crap.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-02-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,137
Posted By ghunt
Other than the tailpipes...not seeing it. Looks...

Other than the tailpipes...not seeing it. Looks better than mine
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-02-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 817
Posted By ghunt
Well a tune is worth a lot more than "a few...

Well a tune is worth a lot more than "a few theoretical horses" and besides, I've heard of very, very few major issues with tunes on the 4.6L.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By ghunt
I've been storing cars over the winter for years....

I've been storing cars over the winter for years. Used to store my Thunderbird outside all winter, I would just change the oil, unhook the battery, put it up on jackstands and put mothballs under the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-23-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By ghunt
Well to give you an idea, I bought my '05 3 years...

Well to give you an idea, I bought my '05 3 years ago from a wholesaler...it was a repo car and to be honest, I see evidence of body work that apparently did not show up on the carfax report. But I...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-19-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By ghunt
Flattening the lock washer would defeat the...

Flattening the lock washer would defeat the purpose of the lock washer...

Split lock washers are supposed to work on a "spring" effect by putting upward pressure on the bolt head to keep it from...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By ghunt
That's a split lock washer, not a crush washer.

That's a split lock washer, not a crush washer.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-19-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By ghunt
I've put together all kinds of things that have...

I've put together all kinds of things that have had a flat washer with a lock washer on top. The flat washer helps keep the lock washer from damaging the surface you're tightening the bolt down on.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By ghunt
Go to Lowe's or Home Depot or whatever and get...

Go to Lowe's or Home Depot or whatever and get some longer bolts. You're making this more complicated than necessary.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-17-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By ghunt
Seriously? I hit a deer years ago and I...

Seriously?

I hit a deer years ago and I didn't give one chit about it. I have no idea where it ended up because I hit it at night, like most people around here do. Couldn't tell you the number of...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-16-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By ghunt
Ouch! I ran over a raccoon on the highway...

Ouch!

I ran over a raccoon on the highway late Saturday night- glad it wasn't anything bigger, that's for sure.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 09-08-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By ghunt
Is the clamp spot welded to the tip? That's...

Is the clamp spot welded to the tip?

That's just a standard bolt used in all those strap-style clamps...look up a 2.5" accuseal clamp (stainless). You can get one for around $10, and if nothing...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-05-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By ghunt
Well, the axle and driveshaft are installed...

Well, the axle and driveshaft are installed "bare" (no paint) so yes, it's normal.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-25-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By ghunt
Whew, that's a long drive. I would just say...

Whew, that's a long drive.

I would just say check all the vitals before the trip, make sure the tires are properly inflated, and just make sure you're up to date on any "regular" maintenance...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-20-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By ghunt
It's almost comical how much room there is in the...

It's almost comical how much room there is in the S197 engine bay when a pushrod engine is installed in there!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-18-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By ghunt
Aha. Yes, there are no gaskets, only four nuts...

Aha. Yes, there are no gaskets, only four nuts where it attaches to the manifolds, and two strap clamps where the cat back connects to the H pipe. You should be all good.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-18-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By ghunt
If you have the factory H pipe still, it's just a...

If you have the factory H pipe still, it's just a matter of swapping out the off road H pipe for the factory one...not entirely sure what you're asking?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-12-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By ghunt
So I went to lunch yesterday and when I left the...

So I went to lunch yesterday and when I left the auto up wasn't working...by the time I came back it was. Weird
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-11-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By ghunt
I was just about to post about this as my...

I was just about to post about this as my driver's side "one touch up" stopped working in the past 2 days for some reason. May have to see if I'm having the same problem.

Question, how could you...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-08-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By ghunt
I just switched out my Aerochambers for some...

I just switched out my Aerochambers for some Edelbrock SDT's (chambered muffler) I had sitting in my garage (got them for a steal a couple years ago) just to see how they sounded.

It's weird, the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-04-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By ghunt
I do oil changes at 5K which, with as much as I...

I do oil changes at 5K which, with as much as I drive anymore, is only about twice a year. Most often I end up changing the oil before I put it away for the winter and then sometime a little while...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-04-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,810
Posted By ghunt
Eh, what can you do. Ford could have brought an...

Eh, what can you do. Ford could have brought an adaptation of the Falcon here and won the segment that Dodge now owns with the Charger and 300, but they didn't. Hindsight is 20/20 as they say.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-31-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,810
Posted By ghunt
Being 6'4" myself, I can tell you leg room isn't...

Being 6'4" myself, I can tell you leg room isn't an issue, but watch your right knee when you get in the car!

I wasn't used to having that corner on the center console right in front of the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-29-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By ghunt
Fiberglass? Are you talking about an aftermarket...

Fiberglass? Are you talking about an aftermarket hood?

Factory is aluminum.

About 2-3 months after I got my car, we had a hailstorm with the worst hail I've ever seen in this area, came out of...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-23-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By ghunt
Hell I remember when they were a little less than...

Hell I remember when they were a little less than that- 15 years ago.

Way back when I had my old '90 2.3L LX (in '99) I used some of my high school graduation money to buy a NIB 40-series from a...
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