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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-19-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By SteveDwsn
Make sure the electrical connector is fully...

Make sure the electrical connector is fully plugged in and not corroded. The switch could be bad.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-15-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By SteveDwsn
What he said. I thought about both side and hood...

What he said. I thought about both side and hood scoops when I bought mine. If they were functional it would be one thing, but I do most of my driving on the freeway and see them as MPG sucking...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-31-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By SteveDwsn
Any brand name contact cement should work.

Any brand name contact cement should work.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-31-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By SteveDwsn
It depends how you are going to use the car. ...

It depends how you are going to use the car. Duralast parts on a race car? Probably not a good idea, but for every day driving they will be fine. I upgraded to GT rotors on my V6 up front, put in...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-31-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By SteveDwsn
My son is 6' 4" and fits. The seat back is...

My son is 6' 4" and fits. The seat back is leaned back a little farther and the base is as low as it will go, but it is manageable. I definitely would find someone with one and try it first.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-31-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,025
Posted By SteveDwsn
I thought I had a leak once, but I suspect my son...

I thought I had a leak once, but I suspect my son didn't close the window all the way. On a side note, I live in the south and have noticed on rainy or even high humidity, not quite rainy days the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-31-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By SteveDwsn
If they didn't have the radio to blame, it would...

If they didn't have the radio to blame, it would have been the way you pulled off the lot.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-31-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By SteveDwsn
I tried the LED route, but gave up and went back...

I tried the LED route, but gave up and went back to standard bulbs.
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 09-28-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By SteveDwsn
They come without them so aftermarket companies...

They come without them so aftermarket companies can sell more spoilers. Whatever comes on the car from the factory, the owner is going to take it off and say it is a trick mod. If something didn't...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-28-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,360
Posted By SteveDwsn
If you want to, do it. At least the 4.0 badge is...

If you want to, do it. At least the 4.0 badge is honest. I went to a Mustang and All Ford show this weekend and you would be amazed how many fake Shelbys there were.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-08-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By SteveDwsn
I put in a 'do everything' double DIN unit I got...

I put in a 'do everything' double DIN unit I got from Crutchfield last month. I have put in plenty before, but their instructions and wiring diagrams can not be beat if you are going to put it in...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-26-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,472
Posted By SteveDwsn
What he said. I would also add, unless it has...

What he said. I would also add, unless it has been done recently, take an extra hour, flush all the old brake fluid out, and replace it with new. You are already there, so why not? Honestly, new...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-25-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By SteveDwsn
Bone stock here and that is exactly what I get. ...

Bone stock here and that is exactly what I get. My vert is a cruiser, not a racer. I am happy with the V6, but if I realized how pathetic the mileage was, I would have gotten the V8. Obviously, I...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-25-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By SteveDwsn
More than likely, it is not plugged in. The...

More than likely, it is not plugged in. The wiring harness is quite short and you almost have to plug the connecter in to the switch connector after the dash panel is in place. Make sure you hear...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 03-21-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,615
Posted By SteveDwsn
Welcome to the club, Terpheels. I love mine,...

Welcome to the club, Terpheels. I love mine, especially since it has warmed up. If you keep the top dressed with whatever you prefer (I like 303), it should last a while. Stay on top of the seats...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-04-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By SteveDwsn
It has been nasty cold here in Tennessee too. My...

It has been nasty cold here in Tennessee too. My Pony, like its driver, makes funny noises when it gets in the low 20s. Last week, I assume the emergency brake cable froze, because the emergency...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By SteveDwsn
I am with you there. I have, for the most part,...

I am with you there. I have, for the most part, exorcised the electrical gremlin out of my Pony. The biggest culprit in my case were bad voltage regulators on two different alternators.
...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-11-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,798
Posted By SteveDwsn
That boot cover looks great. Too bad it isn't...

That boot cover looks great. Too bad it isn't stowable. As many times as my top goes down and up when it isn't cold, it would be a pain.

Just to do something different, I bought a piece of...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-29-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,240
Posted By SteveDwsn
I gave up on mine last year and removed what was...

I gave up on mine last year and removed what was left of the foam padding. I have looked many places and tried just about everything in my shop to use as a solvent for the adhesive. I am afraid...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-13-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By SteveDwsn
When they get weird all sorts of bizarre things...

When they get weird all sorts of bizarre things happen and everyone's issues aren't all the same. The first one I replaced had issues that sounded much like yours. The second one I replaced tested...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-07-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By SteveDwsn
Just replace the alternator. After my second in...

Just replace the alternator. After my second in less than 30,000 miles, I replaced it with a lifetime-warranty new (as opposed to rebuilt) alternator from O'Reilly. The way these things go through...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-07-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By SteveDwsn
Being an old guy, I went old school. I put a...

Being an old guy, I went old school. I put a Metra electric antenna in the right rear fender right about where the new model's antenna is. It works like a charm and looks much better. I did learn...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-07-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By SteveDwsn
Great idea. I try to visually look for the...

Great idea. I try to visually look for the lights to flash or try to listen for the click. However, if my bad ear is pointed towards the car, I go for the horn.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 09-16-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By SteveDwsn
I agree. Even at stock ride height, the bottom...

I agree. Even at stock ride height, the bottom of my chin spoiler has its share of road rash.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 09-16-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,239
Posted By SteveDwsn
On one level, this sounds insane, but go with me...

On one level, this sounds insane, but go with me on this -- how old is you alternator? At night with the lights on at an idle do your lights pulse?

Your car sounds like mine; same miles, same...
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