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Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions Yesterday, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By jpplaw
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Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions Yesterday, 06:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By jpplaw
4th is 1.00 with some converter slip when...

4th is 1.00 with some converter slip when unlocked (so it is actually higher than 1.00, dependent on your torque output - more torque=more converter slip), and still 1.00 but no slip when the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-25-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By jpplaw
The M-18183-C GT500 strut mounts will fit a...

The M-18183-C GT500 strut mounts will fit a 2011-2014 GT, but you must use 2005-2010 struts with them. A 2011-2014 GT strut has a different diameter shaft that doesn't fit the mount.

Per...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-24-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By jpplaw
By the way, I broke the new TCI transmission in...

By the way, I broke the new TCI transmission in using NAPA Mercon V fluid. I just dropped the pan, changed the filter and filled back up with 8 quarts of AMSOIL (no, I am not a dealer) and it feels...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-24-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By jpplaw
I get the same issue when the car is cold, it...

I get the same issue when the car is cold, it will not upshift to 5th until the engine is up to around 180*. I will check my PRP tuning software but I believe the shift into OD could be a setting in...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-22-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By jpplaw
A built 4R70W swap w/ DS, Controller & Converter...

A built 4R70W swap w/ DS, Controller & Converter is about 2-3 grand more than a built 5R55S. Plus you have to "massage" the tunnel and cut up the console for a new shifter.
If it was strictly a...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By jpplaw
Doesn't PA recommend using both the stock wire...

Doesn't PA recommend using both the stock wire and their wire together?
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-19-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By jpplaw
Although I never observed it actually happening,...

Although I never observed it actually happening, water must have been coming in at the back of the hood somehow. The vent is the only place water could get in to the trans, and the dipstick seals up...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 11-19-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,020
Posted By jpplaw
No, its the whole shifter billet T-handle and...

No, its the whole shifter billet T-handle and includes a boot. I have held one in my hand before. But yes, they are expensive.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-18-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By jpplaw
Just had to replace my transmission at 116k...

Just had to replace my transmission at 116k miles, around 80k of that was boosted. It had randomly started popping out of gear when coasting, like it was in neutral, and when you got back on the gas...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 11-17-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,140
Posted By jpplaw
I'll post up some pics when I get done, but it is...

I'll post up some pics when I get done, but it is too cold here now so the installs will have to wait for the spring.
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 11-17-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,020
Posted By jpplaw
Check out mustangatx.com. Pricey billet auto...

Check out mustangatx.com. Pricey billet auto shifter handle but looks good.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-17-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By jpplaw
Good excuse to do hood pins. I have gone...

Good excuse to do hood pins.
I have gone 130+mph with my Cervini Type IV hood, no problem & no pins. One disadvantage is weight - the fiberglass hoods are about twice the weight of the stock hood.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-07-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By jpplaw
When is the last time you erased the KAM (by...

When is the last time you erased the KAM (by disconnecting the battery or loading a tune)? I would do that first to erase all the adaptive fuel memory (thats what generates LTFT's in the first...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-04-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By jpplaw
Sounds like maybe you had an injector clogging or...

Sounds like maybe you had an injector clogging or a load of crappy gas
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 11-01-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,140
Posted By jpplaw
Actually I found a place that will get me the DAP...

Actually I found a place that will get me the DAP Weldwood Landau Top & Trim HHR Adhesive. Per my research, it is the only adhesive that will hold up 100% under all temperature conditions. I don't...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-01-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By jpplaw
Have 3 quarts ready. It will take 2 + a little bit

Have 3 quarts ready. It will take 2 + a little bit
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-28-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By jpplaw
Having the dealer (or anyone, really) set up...

Having the dealer (or anyone, really) set up gears is like a crap shoot. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose.
Also, from what I have heard, the pumpkin castings are made in mexico and some are...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-27-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By jpplaw
My car came stock with 3.31 gears. Started...

My car came stock with 3.31 gears. Started whining at 16k miles. Got them replaced under warranty. Those very quickly chewed themselves up and another warranty replacement happened. Those started...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-26-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By jpplaw
Check the inside lip of the trunk lid and the...

Check the inside lip of the trunk lid and the inside lip at the bottom of your doors too. You may see the same bubbling problem.

The thing is, they do have a "body" warranty and a lot of these...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-26-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By jpplaw
Be careful with loose HID's, they can easily melt...

Be careful with loose HID's, they can easily melt your headlight housing, requiring replacement of the whole bucket. Ask me how I know......
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-26-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By jpplaw
Could be the clutches. They do sell a replacement...

Could be the clutches. They do sell a replacement kit with Carbon clutch discs. Maybe first try draining the rear end first and do a refill with a good (Royal Purp, Mobile 1, Amsoil) 75/140 oil and a...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-26-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By jpplaw
Go back to stock COP's. The Accel's will fail...

Go back to stock COP's. The Accel's will fail eventually, and even the MSD's will too. Believe me, I have tried them all, I am running my stockers now, and even with 116k miles they fire with up to...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-26-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By jpplaw
Helpful hint: Upgrade your front brakes LOL.

Helpful hint: Upgrade your front brakes LOL.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-26-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By jpplaw
I think you answered your own question. Normally...

I think you answered your own question. Normally the TPS is not adjustable on these cars and does not need to be. The voltage is what it is. If you have to adjust the idle screw then there is...
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