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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-21-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 687
Posted By tbear853
I have trouble seeing 20 mpg in a stock 4.6...

I have trouble seeing 20 mpg in a stock 4.6 Mustang 5 speed .... even at 70-80 .... as "good" mileage. Is that on CC or driver's foot?

At 55-60 on the highway, '08 GT coupe, 5 speed, 3.31...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-21-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By tbear853
I saw your other thread from last year about no...

I saw your other thread from last year about no straight line stability ..... but you never posted a follow up? Was that resolved?

In the pics above, I'm not seeing the abnormal rear tire wear...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-19-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,578
Posted By tbear853
Smile I do my 1/2-20 and 14mm lugs 100-105 ft lbs. I...

I do my 1/2-20 and 14mm lugs 100-105 ft lbs. I used to just do them "guuddentite" with a large 4way back in the '70s, then after I joined the state police in '78 and started seeing folk broke down...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By tbear853
Absolutely no sign of any corrosion on our 2008...

Absolutely no sign of any corrosion on our 2008 GT's hood. :icon_stooge:

I know, you don't "know" us or our cars, but just wanted to say it ain't all of them. :icon_patriot:
Forum: General Tech 11-07-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By tbear853
And they are illegal.

And they are illegal.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-27-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,285
Posted By tbear853
"Best stance" .... for ours is stock front and...

"Best stance" .... for ours is stock front and about 1.5" lower in rear, that centered the tires in the wheel openings and leaves decent clearance for the road. I think they look good lower but I...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-27-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By tbear853
Dang .... only two years? That sucks! My...

Dang .... only two years? That sucks!

My '95 T-Bird started that just recently on the trunk lid ..... I had hood and roof painted in 2012 for that but trunk was OK.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-03-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,120
Posted By tbear853
That is some nasty looking corrosion .... and on...

That is some nasty looking corrosion .... and on a 2010 no less????? Others posting about even newer Mustang hood corrosion!!!!


Knock on wood, but I examined the hood of our '08 GT again today...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 10-03-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,238
Posted By tbear853
The factor that affects gas mileage the most...

The factor that affects gas mileage the most within the limits of the chosen platform is the gray matter between the ears.
Forum: General Tech 09-21-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By tbear853
So .... I take it you've confirmed that you still...

So .... I take it you've confirmed that you still have power to the lamps when the lights are "on"?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-09-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,802
Posted By tbear853
Ranting about the fact that you got a ticket is...

Ranting about the fact that you got a ticket is one thing, and it's OK if it helps you. Bad mouthing an officer or their co-workers however is not a way to ..... say .... "engender" yourself to...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-08-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,802
Posted By tbear853
You are so right about that! I'ld either tell...

You are so right about that! I'ld either tell him "not gonna ask" or else just let it drop and if ever asked again .... "ummm ... no, I didn't" ..... 'cause no officer wants to get the rep of...
Forum: General Tech 09-08-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By tbear853
Like just said above, you have to obey the...

Like just said above, you have to obey the instructions to a fault, time limits and cycles and stop positions all ..... and do all key fobs together.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-23-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,363
Posted By tbear853
Well, I haven't tried my SC FP1865 on the Mustang...

Well, I haven't tried my SC FP1865 on the Mustang yet, I bought it for my FX4 F150 with 5.4 3v and 3.55 rears ... and I can say with no hesitation in back to backs, tune / no tune / tune on trips of...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-18-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By tbear853
And a supercharged engine has to actually make...

And a supercharged engine has to actually make more power than a turbo charged engine or NA engine to deliver the same HP numbers at the rear wheels because that blower takes power to twist and...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-18-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Posted By tbear853
What kind of trouble are we talking about? ...

What kind of trouble are we talking about? :icon_frown:

I for one, have not heard of any known issues with the '05-'10 4.6 TBs.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By tbear853
She's obviously the wrong girl then, cut your...

She's obviously the wrong girl then, cut your losses now and find another to chase after.


Also, when the car is up on the lift getting her oil changed, take a squirt bottle filled with RuGlyde...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-16-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,475
Posted By tbear853
"Wife Unit" and I agree, and have agreed since...

"Wife Unit" and I agree, and have agreed since the newer ones came out .... '04-'09 rear ends are way better looking than '10-'14s, still feel that way ..... they aren't growing on us .... which is...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-15-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By tbear853
Seven, maybe nearer 8 years old and 66K miles and...

Seven, maybe nearer 8 years old and 66K miles and you want warranty to cover it as a defect? Seals wear, some last longer than others, and I think this one outlasted what was promised under...
Forum: General Tech 08-02-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By tbear853
Thumbs up The tires on my '92 Thunderbird Sport .... ...

The tires on my '92 Thunderbird Sport ....

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.... weren't worn out...
Forum: General Tech 07-31-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By tbear853
That car has had it's original fan and...

That car has had it's original fan and thermostatic fan clutch replaced somewhere along the way to today.

Nice body, but a crate 360 with some perks would wake it up and keep current look.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-30-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By tbear853
Some people are just "lucky" I guess. ...

Some people are just "lucky" I guess.

Whatever I'm driving, I've checked the tires that week at least and likely more recently .... with a gage .... and adjusted. Maybe it's just all them years...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-30-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By tbear853
Wear will not add to axle end play in the 8.8...

Wear will not add to axle end play in the 8.8 Ford. The splined end prevents the axle rotating within the confines of the differential side gear to which it's splined and which captures the C-clip in...
Forum: General Tech 07-29-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By tbear853
1999 - 2004 Mustang SVT Cobras had IRS.

1999 - 2004 Mustang SVT Cobras had IRS.
Forum: General Tech 07-28-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By tbear853
No wear with these plastic bbs as they are only...

No wear with these plastic bbs as they are only 0.15gr in a 6mm ball .... lot lighter than a similar size steel ball or ceramic ball. They really only should move in relation to the tire at start...
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