Go Back   MustangForums.com > Search Forums
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search


Welcome to Mustang Forums!
Welcome to Mustang Forums.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


Showing results 1 to 25 of 73
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: BrianK
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-14-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By BrianK
If you are at all handy you can do most of this...

If you are at all handy you can do most of this stuff yourself and save $$ - browse forums for how to's. The Ford owners manual has the required service intervals for 'normal' and 'severe' duty and...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-29-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,190
Posted By BrianK
It will be interesting to see how the new "all...

It will be interesting to see how the new "all aluminium" F150 corrodes. When I look at the busses locally, they are full of corrosion. I guess the longer you keep it - the better the fuel economy...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-26-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By BrianK
Yeah you're right - no point in starting it up...

Yeah you're right - no point in starting it up and getting all that moisture and other acids formed then shut if off. I did add Stabil and will call it a day (or a few months) and just leave it....
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-22-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By BrianK
I do add Stabil to the fuel and no fuel or rough...

I do add Stabil to the fuel and no fuel or rough running issues. Ok - an occasional start to keep the oil up and around the parts that need it.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-21-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By BrianK
I park my 07 GT every winter in a heated garage....

I park my 07 GT every winter in a heated garage. Mentioned above says I might expect cemented rings if the car is parked for extended periods - like winter storage. Do you guys have any suggestions...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-19-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,190
Posted By BrianK
And another Light Bulb idea is the issue of the 2...

And another Light Bulb idea is the issue of the 2 piece spark plugs in the 05-07's. A poor design that results in the requirement of the design of a "Broken Spark Plug Removal tool" to fix the...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-06-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By BrianK
I installed Champions too. I verified the gap...

I installed Champions too. I verified the gap prior to install in case it wasn't right. No codes or other issues in 2 years since I did this so I'll vote for the Champions - I really like not having...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-21-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,536
Posted By BrianK
I had the same issue with these rear calipers and...

I had the same issue with these rear calipers and although I didn't have to tool shown, I did have the little square adapter that fits on a 3/8 ratchet with an extension. I tried to turn it in and it...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-08-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,049
Posted By BrianK
Here is the link to the deeper pan with dipstick...

Here is the link to the deeper pan with dipstick - $360 in case you're interested.
http://www.americanmuscle.com/performance-automatic-transpan-0510.html
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-08-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,797
Posted By BrianK
You said you taped off the bottom of the plugs so...

You said you taped off the bottom of the plugs so as not to get any NS on the electrode. Just to confirm - you did put some NS on the smoother part between the threads and the electrode - right?...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-08-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,049
Posted By BrianK
I did look at the deeper pan - but it was pretty...

I did look at the deeper pan - but it was pretty pricey so I went with the home made dipstick which works really well.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-05-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,049
Posted By BrianK
I did my own tranny fluid & filter change and...

I did my own tranny fluid & filter change and installed a dipstick so I could refill easily. The stock pan has a drain with integral snorkel for refilling. This snorkel extends about 1" up into the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-05-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,170
Posted By BrianK
I did the 'no charge' crack repair once. All good...

I did the 'no charge' crack repair once. All good I thought. Then I called my insurance company for some reason and they said "you had a claim" which we discussed and turns out they call a chip...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-05-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,862
Posted By BrianK
Haven't heard of that Rehagen one - I installed...

Haven't heard of that Rehagen one - I installed the Ford 'turkey baster' one and it works fine. No more drips and it still looks fine. I've heard it can melt from the exhaust heat. I checked the...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-22-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,172
Posted By BrianK
I used Seafoam and followed the TSB and had no...

I used Seafoam and followed the TSB and had no problem getting all 8 out with breakage. Lucky for me because I also was sweating bullets.

A local Ford dealer laughed when I asked how much they...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-19-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By BrianK
After you make the deal - then comes the nickel...

After you make the deal - then comes the nickel and diming for the extras - like an extended warranty, paint protection, undercoating etc. I told them they already took all my budgeted money and...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-16-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By BrianK
I did basically what Runstang did when talking...

I did basically what Runstang did when talking with the dealer. I did some research (Kijiji and Autotrader) to see what private sellers were asking for their equivalent cars.
I went in saying that...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-11-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By BrianK
I use Wix Filters and am happy with the quality....

I use Wix Filters and am happy with the quality. I think you'll find most people will recommend "Anything but Fram". Google some reviews and have a look for yourself. The 'good' filters aren't really...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-10-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,208
Posted By BrianK
I had the same question about adding a cooler and...

I had the same question about adding a cooler and found out that this car already has an external one. From what I understand most cars don't have an separate external Tx cooler but have a cooler...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-10-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By BrianK
I only run my car in the summer and put about...

I only run my car in the summer and put about 7000 miles on it and I change it in the fall when I put it to bed. As mentioned use a good filter (not Fram) and any Synthetic that is on sale. I do it...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-10-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By BrianK
Yeah - who buys a Mustang in the winter. (oops -...

Yeah - who buys a Mustang in the winter. (oops - I did and got a deal I was happy with).
Stick to your guns wrt you price and let them come (back) to you. If they wait too long to sell it - they...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 12-10-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,378
Posted By BrianK
I prefer a more retro look (like my 07). GM did...

I prefer a more retro look (like my 07). GM did the same thing with the Camaro redesign - not retro enough for me and that is one reason I don't have one of those either. Why mess with success - Keep...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-18-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,092
Posted By BrianK
I used Champion One piece plugs and they perform...

I used Champion One piece plugs and they perform well. They correct a design mistake.

It REALLY P's me off when they don't fess up and correct their design mistakes. Their screw up should be a...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-01-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,092
Posted By BrianK
Might be moot now - but you can change the plugs...

Might be moot now - but you can change the plugs and put in the one piece plugs you bought now with no problem. They put some high temp "Never Sieze" on the snorkle to help prevent future sticking. I...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-31-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,092
Posted By BrianK
Perhaps they should explain why aftermarket plugs...

Perhaps they should explain why aftermarket plugs are such a "no-no" if they have such a strong opinion or are they just against any and all aftermarket parts?
I have Champion one piece plugs in...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 73

 
Forum Jump
Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
New Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:45 AM.

© Internet Brands, Inc.


This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
Emails Backup