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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-22-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By 6-Speed
Here's a write-up that might help. I understand...

Here's a write-up that might help. I understand that removing the brake fluid reservoir cap makes it easier to turn the rear piston. I'll have to try that next time.
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Forum: S197 Shelby Section 08-14-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By 6-Speed
Here's a link to a write-up I posted several...

Here's a link to a write-up I posted several years ago ...

http://www.svtperformance.com/forums/showthread.php?685466-How-I-Change-the-Oil-in-my-2007-GT500

I've been using Mobil 1 5W-50 since...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-10-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By 6-Speed
The alignment machine has a means to lift up the...

The alignment machine has a means to lift up the front end allowing the tech to make the necessary adjustments and then lower it to take measurements.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-07-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By 6-Speed
Spec for camber is 0 to -1.5 deg so you're right...

Spec for camber is 0 to -1.5 deg so you're right at the limit. Great for the road course, but as you observed will put uneven wear on the inner treads of your tires. I had mine set to -0.9 deg and...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-06-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By 6-Speed
There's a bolt behind the kick panel that the...

There's a bolt behind the kick panel that the bracket attaches to ... like this:

Just loosen the bolt enough to slide the bracket in place and tighten the bolt after tucking in the carpeting.
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Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-03-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By 6-Speed
I seem to recall they should trigger once the...

I seem to recall they should trigger once the pressure is down by 25% of placard value (32 psi x 75% = 24 psi).
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-20-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By 6-Speed
What's the distance from the bottom of the pinch...

What's the distance from the bottom of the pinch weld to the bottom of the jack pad? My 2007 GT500 is lowered and I want to make sure I can wheel my floor jack under the jack pad. I have about 1"...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-11-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By 6-Speed
You can buy valve stem TMPS sensors that are...

You can buy valve stem TMPS sensors that are compatible with the 07 to 09 models at American Muscle. I have a set on my 2007 that work great ... much better than the band style sensors.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-19-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,109
Posted By 6-Speed
My 2007 came standard with TPMS.

My 2007 came standard with TPMS.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-19-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,109
Posted By 6-Speed
You won't get the benefit of a warning if one or...

You won't get the benefit of a warning if one or more of your tires has low pressure if that annoying light is on all the time. I had the TPMS indicator come on a few weeks ago due to low pressure...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-18-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,109
Posted By 6-Speed
2010 GT500 wheels will be the 5 spoke 19" x 9.5",...

2010 GT500 wheels will be the 5 spoke 19" x 9.5", unless they're off a vert, in which case they are 18" x 9.5". You'll still need different TPMS sensors.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-18-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,109
Posted By 6-Speed
The rear wheels are 20" x 9.5" and the fronts are...

The rear wheels are 20" x 9.5" and the fronts are 19" x 9.5". You will need to consider replacing the TPMS sensors with ones that are compatible with the 07-09 models and your speedometer will be...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-14-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By 6-Speed
You can buy valve stem TPMS sensors that are...

You can buy valve stem TPMS sensors that are compatible with 2007 to 2009 Models. The TPMS sensors for the 2010 to 2014 Mustangs are a different part number than the ones used for the 2007 to 2009...
Forum: Oil and Oil Related Topics 09-02-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By 6-Speed
I have used a Mityvac to change the oil on my...

I have used a Mityvac to change the oil on my dad's MB; it worked really well for that application since the oil filter is accessible from up top. I don't use it to change the oil on my other cars...
Forum: Oil and Oil Related Topics 09-02-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By 6-Speed
I bought the same Mityvac to change the oil on my...

I bought the same Mityvac to change the oil on my dad's MB; it worked really well for that application since the oil filter is accessible from up top. I don't use it to change the oil on my other...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-02-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By 6-Speed
Consider installing an adjustable panhard bar to...

Consider installing an adjustable panhard bar to center the rearend. BMR makes a good one.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-11-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By 6-Speed
I used the same AM TPMS sensors on my 07 GT500...

I used the same AM TPMS sensors on my 07 GT500 when I replaced the wheels ... works great! Just keep in mind that once the tire is inflated you have one hour to train the sensors; otherwise they go...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 08-04-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By 6-Speed
A couple more options ... a pass-through ratchet...

A couple more options ... a pass-through ratchet such as the one used here might work too, but not sure if the right size socket is available, ...
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Forum: S197 Handling Section 08-04-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By 6-Speed
I used a 13/16" open end wrench to turn the...

I used a 13/16" open end wrench to turn the retaining nut while holding the stem in place with a 10mm 6 pt socket, but the nut was not in a recessed area.
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Forum: S197 Shelby Section 08-03-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By 6-Speed
According to the Mustang shop manual, the 8.8"...

According to the Mustang shop manual, the 8.8" differential requires 3.17 pints of fluid and the level should be 1" to 1.125" below the bottom of the fill hole. This assumes you have the OEM...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-03-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By 6-Speed
You should have an alignment done any time you...

You should have an alignment done any time you install anything new on the front suspension; even changing struts will affect alignment. You may find that camber is within spec, but toe is off.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-25-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By 6-Speed
Here's a diagram that shows how the camber bolt...

Here's a diagram that shows how the camber bolt cam and washer works together to offset the strut relative to the knuckle.
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Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-24-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By 6-Speed
The camber bolts use a smaller diameter bolt size...

The camber bolts use a smaller diameter bolt size than the stock spindle bolts (12mm vs 14mm); that's why I won't use them.

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh154/Six_Speed/IMG_5748.jpg...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-13-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By 6-Speed
Any success on this? Make sure you have the...

Any success on this? Make sure you have the socket over the bolt head side and not nut side. The only other thought might be someone had previously serviced the struts and applied red loc-tite on...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-11-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By 6-Speed
A 24" breaker bar made quick work of removing...

A 24" breaker bar made quick work of removing those bolts for me. Might try applying some PB Blaster on the threads and let it sit overnight.
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