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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-17-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By robotnix
go with a 3G (130) if you change alt. a bit more...

go with a 3G (130) if you change alt. a bit more work but worth it.
I do have an electric fan as well and have no issues at all.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 08-01-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By robotnix
hi, there is really a big difference between...

hi,

there is really a big difference between oem gears and the after market ford racing ones? I'll really notice that I went from oem gears to 3.73 or 4.1?

also, why did you install 3.73 and...
Forum: General Tech 07-27-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By robotnix
carbon fiber hood

hi guys,

I'm thinking about getting a vis CF hood for my car.

I've never owned one so is there anything that I need to know about maintenance? is there maintenance to be done? can you wash it...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-24-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By robotnix
Lol thanks well you know from my initial post...

Lol thanks
well you know from my initial post that what helped me in my case is most likely the iac change and not cleanup
This is the list of what i did. For others maybe something else will work...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-22-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By robotnix
just want to say that my issue is fixed for sure...

just want to say that my issue is fixed for sure now it's been days and my idle issue is no longer happening :)

it's so much more fun to drive my car knowing I won't have to rev like a moron at a...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-21-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By robotnix
I will only say that I'm glad I was able to fix...

I will only say that I'm glad I was able to fix my problem myself with just 350$ and few new parts, I could have been robbed by some mechanic and still end up having the same issue.

most of things...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-18-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By robotnix
You can put it that way but as i explained i was...

You can put it that way but as i explained i was going to do all this anyway simply as preventive changes on a 22 years old car and most things are cheap so i see no reason not too.

But again it...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-17-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By robotnix
Autometer water temp gauge install

Got myself one of those, digital version.

Do i tap into the same wire that is used by the temp sender on the intake? So i cut that wire, connect a second one for the second gauge i guess!
Thanks.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-17-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By robotnix
here is how I fixed my idle problem

hi,

so my idle problem happened only after driving the car hot and at idle so stopped in my own parking or stop or red light.

the rpm would go to 1000, down to 650, up to 800 down to 500, up to...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-17-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By robotnix
I will keep this thread bookmarked with the...

I will keep this thread bookmarked with the contact names :)
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-15-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By robotnix
LOL exactly. I can plan all I want at the end...

LOL exactly.
I can plan all I want at the end of the day if there is something better, newer the plans will change.

I will have to read about holley and TF 'R' see what they can do for me.
...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-15-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By robotnix
very good question :) I don't know yet. ...

very good question :)

I don't know yet.

that's why I said an intake that will keep the doors open for me for the future.

I would say 300-500$ for cams and 1200-1600$ for heads.

I have...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-15-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By robotnix
thank you guys very much appreciate your input. ...

thank you guys very much appreciate your input.

so discarding the gt40 tubular

which one would YOU pick and why for 600-700 dollars considering the car will never see a race track and it's...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-14-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By robotnix
gt40 tubular vs trickflow street burner

hi guys,

I was interested in getting a set of gt40 tubular, top and bottom. then get a new 75mm TB and a new cold air intake for a replacement of all the top.

idea is to change, heads and cam...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-08-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By robotnix
I'm waiting because the bad o2 sensor has become...

I'm waiting because the bad o2 sensor has become one with the header so I have to change the header too. a friend tried heating up the o2 sensor but nothing to be done only way is to cut the header...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-08-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By robotnix
can vacuum leak and/or bad o2 sensor cause idle problems?

hi,
so a vacuum leak or a bad o2 sensor or both...
can this cause idle issues.

my mustang sometimes does that when it's hot

I have code 91 which means bad o2 sensor on driver side. I'll...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-05-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By robotnix
ok so this is where things stand, this will be my...

ok so this is where things stand, this will be my last post since the chain is installed and this thread was about the timing chain install.

thanks to all of you for your help!!

used RTV and...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-05-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By robotnix
hi guys, my timing chain cover gasket kit...

hi guys,

my timing chain cover gasket kit came with this and I'm not too sure what to do with it...??

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/78215795/IMG_6521.JPG


ok I know it's a sleeve for...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-05-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By robotnix
nothing leaked in there the coolant holes I had...

nothing leaked in there the coolant holes I had them closed. same with the oil pan , a tiny peace of paper gasket went in and I took it out with a spoon.
thanks for the heads up.
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-04-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By robotnix
lol yeah I figured out how to listen to the damn...

lol yeah I figured out how to listen to the damn wrench it's worse than my wife you have to pay attention and FEEL the TOC in the handle
anyways got my chain installed with proper torque.
tomorrow...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-04-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By robotnix
here is the new install. ...

here is the new install.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/78215795/IMG_6517.JPG


got a torque wrench but it's ****... it says I'm supposed to hear one click and I hear nothing at all, the...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-03-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By robotnix
LOL not sure how you came to the conclusion that...

LOL not sure how you came to the conclusion that I have removed everything:icon_question:
I haven't removed anything, the only thing that is removed is the chain cover.



thanks for the...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-03-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By robotnix
hi, sorry but why do I care about #1 TDC when I...

hi, sorry but why do I care about #1 TDC when I already have the crank and cam gears on and aligned or timed? all I have to do is align the dots and change the gears and chain no?

sorry trying to...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-02-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By robotnix
all right guys, so I was able to remove the...

all right guys,

so I was able to remove the harmonic balancer it was very easy actually I turned the removal tool bolt by hand and it came right off.

anyways I opened the timing chain cover and...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-02-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By robotnix
I'm not sure how different it is exactly. on the...

I'm not sure how different it is exactly. on the cover it says to replace OE part.
the only differences are what I have highlighted in red in one of my posts but they interfere in no way but I get...
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