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Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-09-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By kc5mhb
I can't help but wonder if over the years as the...

I can't help but wonder if over the years as the electric fan starts to wear, if there would be an increased current draw to have it turn on. The tech I spoke with agreed with me on the alternator...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-08-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,151
Posted By kc5mhb
See my alternator post: ...

See my alternator post:

http://mustangforums.com/forum/4-0l-v6-technical-discussions/703398-ford-alternator-question.html

Apparently this is normal.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-08-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By kc5mhb
Ok I wanted to post this so if anyone else runs...

Ok I wanted to post this so if anyone else runs across this, they would know what I now know:

When I reached my destination on my trip, I located a Ford dealership and asked them to check the...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 12-08-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,566
Posted By kc5mhb
I'm running Yokohama Avid Envigors 235/60 16 on...

I'm running Yokohama Avid Envigors 235/60 16 on the stock wheels. Checked on a rack, no evidence of rubbing on either side. Thanks for the pdf link. It looks like Ford changed the rack over the...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 11-18-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By kc5mhb
Ford Alternator Question

Just replaced battery and alternator on my 07. I had a battery go bad and noticed the alternator was not acting right after the battery replacement so I bought another one from Ford. On my trip...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 11-14-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By kc5mhb
Look for 2C353-AB instead of the full part number...

Look for 2C353-AB instead of the full part number and it may be more useful than the full number. I did a quick search and found several sites that claimed to sell that part.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 11-14-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,566
Posted By kc5mhb
Grinding / Rubbing sound from front end while turning left

I looked around on here and only found one thread for the older model Mustangs pertaining to noise while turning. So when I'm driving and make a left turn, out of a parking lot or a u-turn,...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 11-14-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,151
Posted By kc5mhb
I've been noticing my 2007 V6 has a shutter at...

I've been noticing my 2007 V6 has a shutter at idle and usually while in drive and stopped. Think I've figured out that when the electric fan kicks on, that is when it shutters. I have a new...
Forum: Louisiana Regional Chapter 09-13-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By kc5mhb
Free Axle

Complete 7.5 axle from 2007 Mustang with 68K miles on it. Had whine so I replaced it with an 8.8 T-Lokr. Posted on 225 Mustang Facebook page also. Free to first person who claims it. Its located...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 09-11-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By kc5mhb
New Take Off price was $999.00. Shipping to...

New Take Off price was $999.00. Shipping to Louisiana automotive repair shop was $190 truck freight. Total $1189. Installation was $300 plus my rear pads were bad so I had the rotors turned and...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 09-11-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By kc5mhb
If its off of a GT, you'll have to change the...

If its off of a GT, you'll have to change the flange. The V6 is a flat flange with more holes in it. It also has a raised area to center the drive shaft. I ended up with the GT axle from New Take...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 09-10-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By kc5mhb
Ok its finally done! I don't have pics because I...

Ok its finally done! I don't have pics because I was helping install the axle and my hands were quite dirty. Here are the highlights: Once the car was on the rack, the only issue we had was...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 09-06-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By kc5mhb
Axle is on a pallet at the shop where it will be...

Axle is on a pallet at the shop where it will be installed. Had to get a cobra pinion flange from Ford (got it cheaper than online) shipped overnight to a Ford parts warehouse. Will pick up in the...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-18-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By kc5mhb
No CAI yet. The tune I'm running was free from...

No CAI yet. The tune I'm running was free from American Muscle when I bought the tuner. Its a 91/93 Octane performance tune based on my car's computer. After my mechanic friend completes the axle...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-16-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By kc5mhb
Axle Swap Confirmation

Can anyone confirm that the newtakeoff axle 4R3Z4010BA is an exact fit for the V6 Mustangs? I know they say on the site its a direct fit for the GT and the GT and V6 bodies are identical but has...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-18-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,164
Posted By kc5mhb
http://www.jegs.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Keyw...

http://www.jegs.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/KeywordSearchCmd?No=12&Ne=1+2+3+13+1147708&Ntt=fan+spacer&langId=-1&Ntk=all&storeId=10001&Jnar=0&catalogId=10002&N=0&Nty=0
I'm thinking either the 3/32...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-17-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,164
Posted By kc5mhb
Roughly 1/2 inch. Its just really close in there...

Roughly 1/2 inch. Its just really close in there with that 5 blade fan. The front had been wrecked and welded back together. I'm beginning to think it might be welded just a little too close. I...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-14-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,164
Posted By kc5mhb
Its roughly an extra 1/2 inch. Problem is the...

Its roughly an extra 1/2 inch. Problem is the new one won't drop into place because it gets jammed by the fan. Take the fan off and then you can't get the fan,spacer, and bolts back in. Its got...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-13-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,164
Posted By kc5mhb
New Radiator / Fan Spacing Issue

I just got a 3 core radiator for my wife's 66 Mustang. Its an I-6 with an original 2 core that just doesn't perform well in the heat and with the A/C conversion. So the 3 core fits in the hole but...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 01-24-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,873
Posted By kc5mhb
Document all of the information on AAmco as to...

Document all of the information on AAmco as to who you spoke with, what they said and how they responded. Be as specific as possible. Take your vehicle to a couple of reputable mechanics and have...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 01-23-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,873
Posted By kc5mhb
Could actually be the starter. My brother's F250...

Could actually be the starter. My brother's F250 would pull that on him every so often then it would start. Turns out the starter had a bad area on the armature and it was not making a good enough...
Forum: Convertible Tech 10-14-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By kc5mhb
Why not do it yourself? Its supposed to be...

Why not do it yourself? Its supposed to be pretty easy.
Forum: Convertible Tech 10-14-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,430
Posted By kc5mhb
Mine has had more of a squeak/rubbing noise in...

Mine has had more of a squeak/rubbing noise in the hard panel at the front of the top ever since it was replaced (twice) under warranty. If you push up on the filler board at the corner of the top,...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 10-12-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,829
Posted By kc5mhb
The alternator in my '07 left me stranded twice. ...

The alternator in my '07 left me stranded twice. Auto Zone told me it wasn't charging the battery which was fairly new. The dealer said everything was OK but I didn't believe them. I bought a...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 10-12-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,620
Posted By kc5mhb
I wasn't paying attention and started typing, not...

I wasn't paying attention and started typing, not realizing it was already solved.
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