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Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 08-12-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 614
Posted By RMK01GT
are you sure you need a new radiator? at idle,...

are you sure you need a new radiator? at idle, with the fans running it should more more than efficient enough to cool off ANY engine...

Check for other issues first;

- proper amount of coolant...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-09-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By RMK01GT
zip tie the electrical connectors on the COP's ...

zip tie the electrical connectors on the COP's

I had a similar issue and was thinking maybe bad COP? maybe bad plugs?

turned out to be a loose connection (not visable just very slight play in...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-09-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By RMK01GT
sounds legitimate

sounds legitimate
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 04-11-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By RMK01GT
Mobil1 cant see engine oil eating parts of the...

Mobil1
cant see engine oil eating parts of the engine unless you don't change the filter...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 03-05-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By RMK01GT
grumbling/grinding sounds are more than likely...

grumbling/grinding sounds are more than likely bearings, drive it for a bit then check each side of the axle housing for a temperature difference the hot side will be the problem.

doesnt have to...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 12-07-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By RMK01GT
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/articles/wes...

http://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/articles/western-canada-well-into-the-deep-freeze/17527/
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 11-20-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By RMK01GT
http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p8/blackmonster...

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p8/blackmonstertj/13564_1318906852337_3247565_n.jpg

Slight detour on the way in to work....
im 6' tall btw
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 11-15-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By RMK01GT
Holding the wrench is not the problem, letting go...

Holding the wrench is not the problem, letting go is because it will be frozen to your hand. Lol

Gloves are pretty important at that temp :)
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 11-14-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By RMK01GT
Agreed 45deg is like summer here ;) I have...

Agreed 45deg is like summer here ;)

I have been out in the driveway in -30 and blowing snow wrenching on my jeep.... you said it dawson sometimes necessary...

You have nothing to worry about,...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-30-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,281
Posted By RMK01GT
+1 im guessing the same piece that broke your...

+1 im guessing the same piece that broke your spark plug, or the spark plug remnants are holding open one of the valves causing the piston to hit it...

I would start by looking at those valves,...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-29-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By RMK01GT
The reason why people say this is because a...

The reason why people say this is because a naturally aspirated engine can only draw in so much air (dependant on a lot of factors; cylinder size, valve size, valve lift, air pressure/temp just to...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-03-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By RMK01GT
there is a low pressure switch, with no...

there is a low pressure switch, with no refrigerant the compressor clutch will never engage
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-13-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By RMK01GT
Sounds messy

Sounds messy
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-12-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By RMK01GT
if its stuck it has to be misaligned (not...

if its stuck it has to be misaligned (not straight in the cylinder bore)
look at it real close, square the piston up to the cylinder (using a c-clamp to straighten it back out, or percision hammer...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-25-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By RMK01GT
Just get some Gasket Maker...

Just get some Gasket Maker (http://www.permatex.com/products-2/product-categories/gasketing/gasket-makers/permatex-ultra-blue-multipurpose-rtv-silicone-gasket-maker-detail) to seal up the diff cover...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 08-13-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By RMK01GT
Wheel bearings tend to grumble and grind as...

Wheel bearings tend to grumble and grind as opposed to squeak

if you think the bearings are shot the Best thing to do is lift the car in the air and check the bearings for any play, use a pry bar...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-29-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By RMK01GT
Yes Replace the belt, make sure to check all the...

Yes Replace the belt, make sure to check all the pulley's for any play (movement) replace any that are worm out, this will fix the screeching.

The exhaust will be easy to pound the dents out of if...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-03-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By RMK01GT
You would be able to do it by yourself if you;...

You would be able to do it by yourself if you; have a dial indicator/mag base, and have the transmission seperated.

Find a solid place to mount a mag base preferably onto the housing of the...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-01-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By RMK01GT
Actually the best way to check if a shaft is bent...

Actually the best way to check if a shaft is bent is to set up a dial indicator onto the shaft and turn it, checking for "runout"
anything over .002" runout is completely unacceptable and will need...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-09-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By RMK01GT
I would think condensation from air conditioner...

I would think condensation from air conditioner myself
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 03-29-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By RMK01GT
You want to bleed the brake callipers that are...

You want to bleed the brake callipers that are furthest away from the booster first, so yes. Make sure to keep the fluid topped up as you bleed the brakes, wouldent want to introduce more air in to...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-23-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By RMK01GT
just dont mix synthetics with mineral oils... ...

just dont mix synthetics with mineral oils...

Im pretty sure the SAE designed them so they would mix, but in the industry there are many different types of oils with different properties and...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-10-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By RMK01GT
if you dont want to have a block heater (which is...

if you dont want to have a block heater (which is strongly recommended) You can run a 0w30 synthetic oil, it will never gel. And purchase a good battery and you will have no issues starting your car....
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 02-03-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,314
Posted By RMK01GT
I will agree burnouts are good for the soul, but...

I will agree burnouts are good for the soul, but they are hard on the differential.

The differential carrier pin takes all the abuse, and if it gets bad enough it will break and your axles will...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-20-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By RMK01GT
OP your doing it right in my opinion, I...

OP your doing it right in my opinion,

I always have it in neutral before turning off the car, then when its off put it in gear.

The way I look at it, the less time I have the clutch depressed...
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