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Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice Yesterday, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By unitedwestang
Haha, thanks. Hopefully the results turn out...

Haha, thanks. Hopefully the results turn out alright.
Unfortunately I won't even begin to think about starting any fabrication before December 12. I do have my steel ordered already. Over the...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion Yesterday, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By unitedwestang
Thanks 157dB. I will have to give that a shot. ...

Thanks 157dB. I will have to give that a shot. Definitely sounds like it could be the problem.

I will try to remember to report back once I get some time to do this.
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 11-24-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By unitedwestang
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Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 11-24-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By unitedwestang
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Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 11-21-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By unitedwestang
If it helps, it sounds as though the sound is...

If it helps, it sounds as though the sound is originating from inside the dash area, kind of in the middle.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 11-20-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By unitedwestang
Popping A/C / Heater

I have a '10 V6 Premium. At about 20,xxx miles it developed a "popping" or "clacking" A/C. Like when you would turn the A/C it would go "POP, POP, POP, POP, POP, POP, POP!" when you turned it on,...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 11-20-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By unitedwestang
That may or may not fix your issue. I'm honestly...

That may or may not fix your issue. I'm honestly not sure. I think the reason most people do that mod is because of personal preference of the sound of a rev.

Oh how to describe this over...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 11-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By unitedwestang
I will say, however, that on a small percentage...

I will say, however, that on a small percentage of high mileage vehicles it may be necessary to step up an octane grade to avoid ping or knock. Over time a car may develop carbon deposits in the...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 11-20-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By unitedwestang
There's no myth about it. Its a combination of...

There's no myth about it. Its a combination of physics, fluid dynamics, and thermodynamics. It can be quantitatively determined what is best suited for an engine. The engineers from the factory do...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 11-19-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By unitedwestang
What I was considering at the moment: ...

What I was considering at the moment:

Stainless wool:
1 lb Stainless Steel Wool Roll Coarse | eBay

Fiberglass Mat:
http://www.bristolcore.com/category_s/7.htm

Stainless Mesh:
316L...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 11-16-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By unitedwestang
I have found online sources for much of it. I'm...

I have found online sources for much of it. I'm anxious to see your sources as well however.
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 11-13-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By unitedwestang
Homemade Mufflers

As the title says, I'm strongly contemplating making some of my own mufflers. Currently have Hooker long tubes to catteed BBK X and Flowmaster catback (40 or 44s ? was on the car when I acquired...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 11-10-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By unitedwestang
Thank you for that. I have been able to find...

Thank you for that. I have been able to find some useful information via the all-powerful Google.

As a side note, and article I stumbled across may provide an explanation to others as to why...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 11-08-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By unitedwestang
Helmholtz Resonators to Reduce Drone?

Has anyone here installed or built your own Helmholtz resonators or 1/4 wave resonators? I've read about it on other forums as an effective method of cutting drone at a specific frequency. I love...
Forum: Mach 1 Section 10-31-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By unitedwestang
I know with certainty the 2V 4.6 ARE...

I know with certainty the 2V 4.6 ARE interference.

According to:
http://mustangforums.com/forum/4-6l-1996-2004-modular-mustang/198142-4-6-dohc-interference.html
the 4V is also.
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 10-31-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By unitedwestang
Additionally, though, with the mods you've...

Additionally, though, with the mods you've listed, you may want to consider getting a tune to make the most of what you've got. Bama tunes through Americanmuscle would be perfect for what you have. ...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 10-31-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By unitedwestang
^^^ This. You only need to run premium fuel...

^^^ This.

You only need to run premium fuel if your engine is tuned for it.

It may seem counterintuitive, but higher octane fuel actually burns slower. Engines that are tuned for more spark...
Forum: Want To Buy Ads 10-30-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By unitedwestang
Kenne Bell 2.1 for '04 GT

Title says it. I'm looking for a Kenne Bell 2.1 for my 2V 4.6.

A complete kit would be preferred, but I could piece one together if need be.

I don't want your junk. If the snout is loose or...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-17-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By unitedwestang
Like I said, more harm than good :D I'm...

Like I said, more harm than good :D

I'm stuck in my 2 valve world where TFS heads are God's gift to the world of Mustang...
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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-17-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By unitedwestang
Well book is $17k-$18k. Cobras seem to hold...

Well book is $17k-$18k. Cobras seem to hold their value better than book suggests from what I've seen. If he's offering for trade + $3k, maybe try to talk him down on the cash?

I'm not extremely...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-17-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By unitedwestang
I imagine I'm around a similar miles/year. I...

I imagine I'm around a similar miles/year.

I pretty convinced that spherical bushings for the housing is the way to go. In your opinion, should I might as well go solid on the lowers too? I mean...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-16-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By unitedwestang
Awesome, thanks Sharad. I didn't know if the...

Awesome, thanks Sharad. I didn't know if the spherical bushings would fall under that because maybe they were considered a "wear item".

All and all though, my car isn't a daily driver so it won't...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-16-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By unitedwestang
I've never had the stock exhaust on my car. I...

I've never had the stock exhaust on my car. I bought it with already modified exhaust, so I'm not entirely sure. I'm sure the first O2 sensor is probably in the manifolds, or shortly there after. ...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-15-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By unitedwestang
Gotcha. And like I said, I'm no battery expert. ...

Gotcha. And like I said, I'm no battery expert. I was just figuring you were wanting a battery with stock specs, but lighter--but I guess that wouldn't make sense with your title, so my bad.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 10-15-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By unitedwestang
+1 I along with so many other people run...

+1
I along with so many other people run 18x9/10. May go without saying, but make sure you get the proper offsest. If it says its for 99-04 Mustangs, its probably good.
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