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Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 04-25-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By duckbubbles
You have an automatic? My '13 GT auto with...

You have an automatic?

My '13 GT auto with the standard 3.15 gear turns right at 2000 rpm at 70. Seems kind of high since my '08 with manual and 3.31 gear turned about 1700 at 70. The speedos...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-29-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By duckbubbles
The problem might be the "used" SCT. Have you...

The problem might be the "used" SCT. Have you had SCT go into it to unlock or reset it? They charge $150 the last I heard.

Frank
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-21-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By duckbubbles
Years ago I had a tire lettering "pencil" that...

Years ago I had a tire lettering "pencil" that did a pretty good job of coloring the tire sidewall. Have you seen the yellow tire marking sticks that are used in tire shops for marking balance...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-08-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 916
Posted By duckbubbles
On my '13 Premium, the ambient lighting controls...

On my '13 Premium, the ambient lighting controls the color of the doorsills. The window sticker does not list a separate option for lighted sills, it's part of the ambient lighting package.

Frank
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-22-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By duckbubbles
They can lose their effectiveness over time, but...

They can lose their effectiveness over time, but temperature also affects them. They work better in the hot than the cold.

Frank
Forum: Texas Regional Chapter 02-22-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,448
Posted By duckbubbles
That's a good number. Too bad this thread was...

That's a good number. Too bad this thread was moved to what amounts to the backwater pages, then again, maybe that is a good thing. I'll be there.

Frank
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 02-21-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,617
Posted By duckbubbles
It's been ages since the OEM's have made anything...

It's been ages since the OEM's have made anything easily serviceable like that. Your options are to take it apart and lube it or replace the joints with after market units that have grease zerks. ...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 02-17-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By duckbubbles
If you haven't noticed, that large round thing to...

If you haven't noticed, that large round thing to the left of the display is for that. You need two indicators?

I DO say that with the arrangement of the numbers on the speedo, reading it isn't...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-16-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,099
Posted By duckbubbles
Kind of like magazines, May's issue will show up...

Kind of like magazines, May's issue will show up next week.

Frank
Forum: Texas Regional Chapter 02-15-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,448
Posted By duckbubbles
Yeah, I was 7th. Way faster than we should have...

Yeah, I was 7th. Way faster than we should have been going on that road! But like an idiot, I was right there with them. I don't plan on doing it like that again.

Frank
Forum: Texas Regional Chapter 02-13-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,448
Posted By duckbubbles
A narrow (no shoulder) winding road with lots of...

A narrow (no shoulder) winding road with lots of up and down blind 1st or 2nd gear corners with drop offs, driveways, bicycles, dogs, pedestrians, motorcycles and other idiots- everybody give the guy...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-04-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,917
Posted By duckbubbles
You may have to pull the pass seat full forward...

You may have to pull the pass seat full forward and lean it fwd to use that space. I don't think one will fit in the spare well. I once carried four 18" wheels in the boxes, they fit- but with...
Forum: Texas Regional Chapter 02-04-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,448
Posted By duckbubbles
I'll be there unless it's raining- good luck with...

I'll be there unless it's raining- good luck with that in Austin!

Frank
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-04-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,299
Posted By duckbubbles
I'd like to go on this one. Keep posting with...

I'd like to go on this one. Keep posting with details.
Are you going to start a new thread?

Frank
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 02-03-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,623
Posted By duckbubbles
I went from a manual in my '08 to the auto in the...

I went from a manual in my '08 to the auto in the '13. Knee problems caused the change. I still miss the manual sometimes, and they are more fun to drive most of the time. I don't regret the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-02-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By duckbubbles
You will most likely have to send it to SCT to be...

You will most likely have to send it to SCT to be unlocked. They charge $150. Then you buy tunes, and you don't come out much ahead of where you can get a new one through American Muscle. I tried...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-31-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,933
Posted By duckbubbles
With my Automatic, I've found the 93 street tune...

With my Automatic, I've found the 93 street tune works best for normal driving and that is the tune I leave in the car. I did not like the shifting with the race tune when driving normally (too...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-25-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,068
Posted By duckbubbles
With that many miles, you probably need ball...

With that many miles, you probably need ball joints. You may also need upper strut mounts. They were improved on later year models, GT500's are better. The whole front end needs a good looking at....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-22-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By duckbubbles
After installing the Whipple on my '08, it was...

After installing the Whipple on my '08, it was actually easier. Seemed to have more grunt right at idle. Times I know the stocker would have stalled, it just kept going. And by the time you are at...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-19-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,481
Posted By duckbubbles
No glue is holding the weatherstrip, it's...

No glue is holding the weatherstrip, it's installed with push pins and other fasteners. I have a panel removal tool set and that makes it easier. The A pillar cover just "pop's" on and off. Try...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-15-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By duckbubbles
The best learned lessons are the ones that really...

The best learned lessons are the ones that really bite you.

Frank
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-13-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By duckbubbles
I hope you don't owe a bunch on this car. If...

I hope you don't owe a bunch on this car. If it's yours, take the money you were going to spend on this swap (think big)and add it to what you would get as a trade-in or whatever and that's your...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-13-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,610
Posted By duckbubbles
The K-member is integral in setting your wheel...

The K-member is integral in setting your wheel alignment. Check that, if it's good, it's your decision to replace it or not. No harm- no foul. If you have a wreck, it will probably fold up easier....
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-12-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By duckbubbles
You'd have to install it to check for hood and...

You'd have to install it to check for hood and engine clearance, but if it's clear, run it!

Frank
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-12-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By duckbubbles
...and pure box stock is a more sure thing. ...

...and pure box stock is a more sure thing.

Frank
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