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Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 09-15-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,095
Posted By Dean Martin
Just a note to say TJ and Steeda reached out to...

Just a note to say TJ and Steeda reached out to me to correct the issues I had with my setup and I'm satisfied with their follow-up and willingness to help the customer out.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 09-08-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,095
Posted By Dean Martin
My experience, very so-so. I ordered an SCT...

My experience, very so-so. I ordered an SCT tuner with Steeda tunes and Steeda CAI about a year ago, and made it a point that I wanted to be able to pass Missouri emissions without returning...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-25-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By Dean Martin
I've had both the Continental DWS and currently...

I've had both the Continental DWS and currently running the Cooper Zeon RS3-A for over 10K miles.

I prefer the Conti's for snow and the Coopers for rain. I think Cooper's are a pretty good...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-19-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Dean Martin
Pretty easy, but you should plan to jack all four...

Pretty easy, but you should plan to jack all four corners so the car is level when you fill. Tip: take out the top fill plug first, just to be sure you can get it out with no problem, before you...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 04-17-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By Dean Martin
Koni's are on sale now. You can pick up a set of...

Koni's are on sale now. You can pick up a set of orange STRT's for like under $300. I would do it the first time, no sense going back in especially since every time you touch the front you need an...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-18-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,375
Posted By Dean Martin
I've had good luck using Amsoil products and they...

I've had good luck using Amsoil products and they have a hand pump that screws right to the top of their standard bottles.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-18-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Dean Martin
If you are going to the trouble I would do them...

If you are going to the trouble I would do them all, I lost several in my V6 including gas and battery over time. I had found a speedo shop on ebay that would do the whole swap out for a decent $.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-05-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dean Martin
Believe some folks have also gotten BAMA to...

Believe some folks have also gotten BAMA to provide an emissions safe tune, but also you may have one already in your SCT if you have a lower octane tune from BAMA that keeps( as others have said)...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 03-05-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By Dean Martin
But Lemans stripes are not played out lol.... ...

But Lemans stripes are not played out lol....

To each their own. I think sometimes on these forums we see a look quite a bit and they begin to seem tired, but I have to say in actual driving I...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-04-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Dean Martin
Make sure it is legal to run all those together...

Make sure it is legal to run all those together in your state. I briefly considered doing the same but found out it might be illegal and decided to ditch the grill fogs. It may be totally no issue...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 01-16-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Dean Martin
Yes you can. You can disconnect the solenoid at...

Yes you can. You can disconnect the solenoid at the transmission, it won't function but you will still see the dash display. Second option is via a custom tune the feature can be turned off and...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 08-19-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Dean Martin
I'm partial to Pennzoil full syn 5/20 at Walmart...

I'm partial to Pennzoil full syn 5/20 at Walmart for $25 a jug...and the Motorcraft filters. Just changed mine this weekend....dash display said 10% life left, I had gone 9500 mostly highway miles....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-30-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By Dean Martin
Well, the first step is admitting you have a...

Well, the first step is admitting you have a problem...

I just added the GT500 rear mini mud flap deals today and really like the look.
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 06-13-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By Dean Martin
Remember reading that one guy added a switch so...

Remember reading that one guy added a switch so he could turn on either the grill fogs OR the CS fogs because of local laws, but that way he could keep both. Sorry, don't have any particulars to...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-11-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,418
Posted By Dean Martin
Bought my car used with Roush mufflers. After a...

Bought my car used with Roush mufflers. After a few months noticed rust inside the tailpipes and found several threads where others drilled drain holes...which I did and about 12 ounces of water...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 06-05-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,674
Posted By Dean Martin
I'm a big fan of Pennzoil Platinum synthetic &...

I'm a big fan of Pennzoil Platinum synthetic & Motorcraft filters on the cheap at Walmart and a 10K change interval. Great quailty stuff for a very good price...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-22-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,789
Posted By Dean Martin
I went with the Amsoil MTF synchromesh with...

I went with the Amsoil MTF synchromesh with noticeable improvement. I also went this route because Amsoil has a pump assembly that screws right onto the quart bottles, I did not have much trouble...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 05-17-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By Dean Martin
There was a guy making one that matched the mesh...

There was a guy making one that matched the mesh in the BOSS 302S grill. Google "boss 302 lower grill insert" since it uses the same CS lower valance....you will find a few options available.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-15-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Dean Martin
I have a 2012 with sync and a few times have had...

I have a 2012 with sync and a few times have had to pull the fuse to clear a software glitch that made things inopperable. I would try something like this first before working the hardware angle. ...
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-08-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Dean Martin
SCT X2 tuner unmarried 5 unlocks left

Bought new in 2006 from Brenspeed for my 4.0 5-speed manual, still has 3 custom tunes in it (87, 89, 91 octane tunes). Car was returned to stock for sale and tuner as shown is unmarried in STOCK...
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-08-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By Dean Martin
MT82 Aluminum Shift Ball OEM 401a PKG

This is the factory OEM solid aluminum shift ball for the 2011+ MT82 6-speed manual, I believe it is from the 401a upgrade package.

If you have a base shifter you would also need to buy a new boot...
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-08-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By Dean Martin
C&L Intake '05-'09 4.0

Cleaning out the garage. Had this on my 4.0 for about 7 years bought new from Brenspeed. Filter needs to be cleaned and re-oiled but all is in perfect working condition.

Must have a tune to run...
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-08-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By Dean Martin
MT82 shifter bracket bushing STEEDA NEW

I recently bought a Steeda short shifter on EBAY and it came with this bracket & bushings. I already had one of these installed earlier, so this one is up for sale.

Easy install to take some of...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-12-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By Dean Martin
Thanks for sharing some more details on gas...

Thanks for sharing some more details on gas mileage.

I hope to tune soon and am hoping to see a bit of improvement when cruise is locked on.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-11-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By Dean Martin
Doesn't seem to me you have had this installed...

Doesn't seem to me you have had this installed long enough to really see how the gas mileage shakes out??
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