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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Art161
I'm not clear as to whether your car was...

I'm not clear as to whether your car was delivered without a spare tire or whether you removed it. IIRC, if there is a spare tire in the well, there is a metal post going through the center of the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By Art161
The dealer just reprogrammed the computer so that...

The dealer just reprogrammed the computer so that the air bag would deploy with less force under certain conditions. This is a whole different thing.

What doesn't make sense to me is why only...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-18-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Art161
Don't take this as definitive, since I'm not...

Don't take this as definitive, since I'm not completely sure.

I think '07 was the year when Ford changed the plug type part way through the production run. If you have brown colored COPs, then...
Forum: Off Topic 10-17-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 927
Posted By Art161
TEKKKKKK!

TEKKKKKK!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-13-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Art161
I suggest having the charging system and battery...

I suggest having the charging system and battery checked using something other than a handheld device. Those handhelds are notoriously bad, and often they are not sent out to be checked on a routine...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-10-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By Art161
I sometimes have the problem on my '07. Most of...

I sometimes have the problem on my '07. Most of the time it is okay, but sometimes not. I just have to get used to the strange expression on someone's face who is driving a monster SUV and pulls up...
Forum: Off Topic 09-29-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,199
Posted By Art161
Not to mention increased insurance rates on...

Not to mention increased insurance rates on Mustangs. Whoops, I just mentioned it. :icon_dunce:
Forum: Off Topic 09-28-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,199
Posted By Art161
There has been some good tech info scattered in...

There has been some good tech info scattered in amongst the other stuff in this thread. I think, though, that we can not come to any definitive conclusion regarding whether the airbag should have...
Forum: Off Topic 09-26-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,199
Posted By Art161
You had your safety belt under your arm and you...

You had your safety belt under your arm and you wonder why your face hit the steering wheel? And you want others to pay for your injuries?

Airbags are SUPPLEMENTAL restraint systems, not...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-21-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Art161
My 2007 warranty booklet states the catalytic...

My 2007 warranty booklet states the catalytic converter has a 7/70,000 warranty under California law, but also states the federal government requires a 8/80,000 warranty.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-16-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 50,748
Posted By Art161
I've never heard before that these cars have 0 mA...

I've never heard before that these cars have 0 mA parasitic draw. There are many circuits that are powered down, but still have some current draw. The lowest I've heard is about 20mA. Mine was...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-16-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,765
Posted By Art161
Amen to that. I had a Craftsman socket crack. ...

Amen to that. I had a Craftsman socket crack. Now I use a Snap-on. Get a socket designed for an air wrench, even if you do your work using a hand wrench. The sockets designed for air wrenches are...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-15-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 50,748
Posted By Art161
I'm still here! Random questions, thoughts,...

I'm still here!

Random questions, thoughts, comments, whatever:

Are you driving the car right before you begin your testing? You need to activate various modules by driving (Ford suggests at...
Forum: Detailing 08-28-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Art161
I have only used Griot's Garage Leather Care, so...

I have only used Griot's Garage Leather Care, so I can't compare it to anything else. I think it has a nice aroma. They make other leather care products, so you might want to check their web site...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-22-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,314
Posted By Art161
I could be wrong here. If so, I hope someone...

I could be wrong here. If so, I hope someone comes along to correct me.

I don't think a somewhat dirty air filter reduces your gas mileage on a modern car. The computer adjusts the air/fuel...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By Art161
That's fine for your 2008, but the newer Mustangs...

That's fine for your 2008, but the newer Mustangs require orange antifreeze, not gold.

I have found the Valvoline website not up-to-date, and its tech support to be unknowledgeable.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-17-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,220
Posted By Art161
Are you referring to the car :icon_question:

Are you referring to the car :icon_question:
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-17-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By Art161
I suggest the undiluted Motorcraft VC-3-B. Pick...

I suggest the undiluted Motorcraft VC-3-B. Pick up some distilled water at the drug store and mix your own. I think distilled water will cost you $2-$3 dollars per gallon. If you use the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-06-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Art161
If you have Traction Control System, push the...

If you have Traction Control System, push the button to turn it off. For some reason, it could think the car has lost traction and is limiting power to the engine. I think you probably have a...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-31-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By Art161
Simon1 is essentially correct. The alternator...

Simon1 is essentially correct. The alternator may not fail immediately, but it will probably be weakened somewhat and fail earlier than it would have had it not been used to charge a battery with...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-28-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By Art161
Before you just keep throwing more parts at the...

Before you just keep throwing more parts at the problem, I suggest having a tech inspect and test the electrical system. You might have a bad connection somewhere.
Forum: Detailing 07-27-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Art161
I use silicone spray. I apply the spray to a...

I use silicone spray. I apply the spray to a paper towel and rub it on the door and trunk weatherstripping. I don't use it under the hood, because I don't want the vapors to find their way into the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-21-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,584
Posted By Art161
Several times, I have logged in and written a...

Several times, I have logged in and written a reply, only to be informed that I could not post because I was not logged in. In these instances, I logged in again and my reply was still there.
...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-21-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Art161
If what you're saying is correct, I'm really...

If what you're saying is correct, I'm really behind the times. For 2007, Ford specifically says NOT to use orange antifreeze. The 2007 specifies gold antifreeze. Motorcraft has it, as does Zerex...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-21-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By Art161
I use Liquid Wrench Spray Silicone for the door...

I use Liquid Wrench Spray Silicone for the door and trunk weatherstripping. I spray the silicone on a cloth and then apply it to the rubber. For the rubber under the hood, I do not use it, because...
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