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Forum: Off Topic 11-21-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 180
Posted By Derf00
I have a Memory foam mattress I picked up at "Bed...

I have a Memory foam mattress I picked up at "Bed in a Box . c o m" It's the PACBamboo Gel line. Kind of expensive but oooooohhhh so comfortable. I used to get cricks in my neck from sleep on a...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11-21-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Derf00
Ford Generic Code 95: (O) Fuel pump:...

Ford Generic Code 95:

(O)
Fuel pump: open, bad ground or always on – Power / Fuel Pump Circuits

(R)
AIR not Diverting (AIRD) – Air Injection

(M)
Possible bad fuel pump ground...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-21-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By Derf00
I've been told by the dealer that mustangs 05-10...

I've been told by the dealer that mustangs 05-10 have a rear toe adjustment. I would assume it's the same for the 11+

I personally don't see how that works on a SRA but that's just what they told...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-18-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,010
Posted By Derf00
Where are you getting the rebuilds from? If they...

Where are you getting the rebuilds from? If they keep using a stock Valve body the tranny will keep failing. There are three or four different companies that offer complete refurbishing kits for the...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-18-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,010
Posted By Derf00
It's a Thermal (transmission) cooler bypass...

It's a Thermal (transmission) cooler bypass valve/switch. Basically a thermostat that prevents fluid from flowing to the tranny cooler when the fluid temp is under 170F. Problem is, it is prone to...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-18-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Derf00
I'm in the process of ordering a new Solenoid...

I'm in the process of ordering a new Solenoid pack and a remanufactured beefed up valve body from Valve Body Express (part of Sonnax). The remanufacturing they do address a lot of the OEM problems....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Derf00
Never understood fixing salvage title cars. The...

Never understood fixing salvage title cars. The only time I've seen this be lucrative is when you do title scrubbing which is a very fugged up way to make money (dishonest, highly immoral, illegal in...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 11-17-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Derf00
If the belt is contaminated, just replace it....

If the belt is contaminated, just replace it. Depending on how old it is, it may be due anyway. You may also want to take the alternator out and have it bench tested.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 11-13-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Derf00
Don't know what the ripples were caused by,...

Don't know what the ripples were caused by, could've been hidden by the bad ball joints but any visible pattern on the tread wear of the front tires will be magnified in the steering wheel when you...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-13-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,584
Posted By Derf00
There are those that understand why there are...

There are those that understand why there are torque specs and follow them when working on cars or other mechanical items, and there are those that don't understand, or, don't care, or feel their way...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-12-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By Derf00
If you can't feel the stress cracks under your...

If you can't feel the stress cracks under your nail that means the base and/or color coat is what is damaged. No amount of sanding or buffing will get them out as they are UNDER the clear coat. The...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-11-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By Derf00
I didn't know mustangs were e85 compatible? ...

I didn't know mustangs were e85 compatible?

Put the car back to normal fuel and see if the problem persists. If it doesn't then the E85 is incompatible, regardless of tune.

There are...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-10-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By Derf00
The curved or rounded "scratches" are actually...

The curved or rounded "scratches" are actually stress cracks. It means something or someone leaned up against the bumper hard enough to deform the plastic bumper cover and cracked the paint when the...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 11-10-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By Derf00
Not everyone drives the same way. The enthusiast...

Not everyone drives the same way. The enthusiast driver makes up a very small percentage of the base and the way they (we including myself) would like the car setup would not make most of those non...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By Derf00
Lemon Law arbitration is not meant to be a cake...

Lemon Law arbitration is not meant to be a cake walk. If it were, everyone would be trying to get it just because they weren't happy with something on their car. But, if it's valid and can be...
Forum: Oil and Oil Related Topics 11-05-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Derf00
Check the axle tube where the rear diff vent is....

Check the axle tube where the rear diff vent is. It's probably soaked. That long of a high speed run can cause fluid to overflow from that vent. If it is, check the level of the diff fluid and top...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 11-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,345
Posted By Derf00
That's because that dealer is probably an...

That's because that dealer is probably an authorized/certified Roush/Whipple install shop. Service centers that have that certification will warranty the car still and parts and labor on the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-04-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By Derf00
Yep, left over machining shard. Needle nose...

Yep, left over machining shard. Needle nose pliers will pluck it out. It won't hurt anything if you left it in there.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-04-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By Derf00
http://www.dmv.org/pa-pennsylvania/automotive-law/...

http://www.dmv.org/pa-pennsylvania/automotive-law/lemon-law.php
http://www.carlemon.com/lemon/PA_law.html

and
http://www.carlemon.com/lemon/PA_law.html - This one gives you some items that the...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-03-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 696
Posted By Derf00
OP, why did you go with Poly motor and tranny...

OP, why did you go with Poly motor and tranny mounts? those definitely add to NVH for no noticeable gain. If it were suspension then there's a trade off, better handling for a bit more NVH but for...
Forum: General Tech 11-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Derf00
I haven't driven a 2011+ with the six speed auto....

I haven't driven a 2011+ with the six speed auto. I can tell you there's no way it can be worse than the 5 speed auto in 05-10.

The 5r55s (5 speed) auto used in the mustang and explorers are...
Forum: General Tech 11-03-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Derf00
Here's a brief summary... ...

Here's a brief summary...
http://mustangs.about.com/od/history/a/generation-5.htm

more detailed reviews of each year (up to 2013) if you are up for a bit of reading....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-03-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Derf00
I searched and found a similar article. From what...

I searched and found a similar article. From what I can tell AGM and what I take away from it, is not ideal for DD cars. Gel Cell is still the best.
...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-03-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Derf00
Thanks for answering the OP's question about...

Thanks for answering the OP's question about runout, I hadn't been on the forum since I posted it so I didn't see it until now. I would add about total (lateral) runout (Hub + rotor) but it's not...
Forum: General Tech 11-03-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Derf00
2011 and some 2012 had potential issues with #8...

2011 and some 2012 had potential issues with #8 Cylinder burning out. If a tune was found to be present, that automatically voided the warranty on the engine. 2013 and 2014 don't seem to have the...
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