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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-21-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
Got the gauge installed and already typed out the...

Got the gauge installed and already typed out the results once in a long post, then flipped this site the bird once I pressed "post" and discovered I had to log back in and retype that whole...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-18-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
Am hoping to set up a tee fitting. But I haven't...

Am hoping to set up a tee fitting. But I haven't really surveyed the challenge, yet. How does that spin on adapter work?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-17-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
That oil had 200 miles on it. Changed it out a...

That oil had 200 miles on it. Changed it out a couple days prior to the dealer visit.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-17-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
Gauge arriving tomorrow. Will update. Is anybody...

Gauge arriving tomorrow. Will update. Is anybody finding value in this post thus far?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
I have researched this issue to the ends of the...

I have researched this issue to the ends of the internet universe. So many people have the same issue as I do...or something close. And the folks who start throwing parts at the problem wind up out...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-17-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
http://www.allfordmustangs.com/forums/attachments/...

http://www.allfordmustangs.com/forums/attachments/2005-2010-mustang-talk/333145d1396920070-2008-ford-mustang-gt-rookie-questions-1396920068218.jpg

Take a gander at that and see what you think...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-17-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
5W20 Synthetic blend. 100k miles. I have...

5W20 Synthetic blend. 100k miles.


I have an oil pressure gauge coming so I can take some real-time readings. I am not an experienced tech but I could swear this noise sounds like the timing...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-16-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By Indy-Vert
Agreed. Options are, 1)have Ford dealer tear down...

Agreed. Options are, 1)have Ford dealer tear down motor and tell you the bill for rebuild will be thousands upon thousands; 2) buy a rebuilt from someplace like LKQ for ~ a couple thousand; 3) take a...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-16-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
According to all trusted sources, those p.s.i....

According to all trusted sources, those p.s.i. specs I posted are Ford's specs. And yes...I do have 6 quarts of 5W50 standing by for this car's farewell auction tour. But I'm not there, yet.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-14-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By Indy-Vert
Lord, I'd buy Redfire's motor and be done with it.

Lord, I'd buy Redfire's motor and be done with it.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-14-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. But I really...

Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. But I really need to get a grasp on the oiling routes in this block. Anybody know where I can find that?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-06-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
Out of spec. Spec is 30 and 75. After a...

Out of spec. Spec is 30 and 75.

After a brief chat with a shop foreman for the largest Ford dealer in the region(who also builds and races modular Mustangs, either the oil pump is bad(which, he...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-05-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
Update. One trip to the dealer and $144...

Update. One trip to the dealer and $144 later...dealer says I have 15psi oil pressure at idle and 40psi at 2,000 rpm. Mother effing bummer. They tell me they can't really get to pinpointing the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-03-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
Nuke, would like to see pics of your ride. Sounds...

Nuke, would like to see pics of your ride. Sounds sweet. Had those louvers on my 86 Black GT. Bet they look really nice on yours.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-03-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
Lash adjusters I wouldn't know how to rule out....

Lash adjusters I wouldn't know how to rule out. Stethoscope reveals noise all over the darned thing, but more noise up higher rather than lower.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-03-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
Sounds close, doesn't it? I've read a few posts...

Sounds close, doesn't it? I've read a few posts here and there and my greatest concern would be some sort of internal blockage preventing good oil pressure to access the chain tensioner. I...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-03-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By Indy-Vert
LOUD "DIESELING" NOISE AT IDLE

Just bought an '08 GT in April. 90k miles. Put a few thousand miles on it with no issues. At 95K I got a loud "diesel-like" knocking noise at idle after the car warms up. The first time came with...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-05-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Indy-Vert
Never diagnosed it, but sounds more like piston...

Never diagnosed it, but sounds more like piston slap than the above example of rod knock.

Thx for the audio-visuals!
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Indy-Vert
No sarcasm intended. And if you read my post, I...

No sarcasm intended. And if you read my post, I did mention a slight hint of "knock". Should have qualified that as possible rod-knock, but your input is valued, nonetheless.

So with that being...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-01-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Indy-Vert
You're right. The car is a relative dog. I do...

You're right. The car is a relative dog. I do have an upgraded exhaust and a higher stall speed converter in it. Maybe you have a thought there with some taller gears. That may appease me until the...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-31-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Indy-Vert
Who do I trust to do a '99 4.6 2V refresh?

My '99 GT vert is at 130k with a hint of knock at cold start-up and acts generally tired all-around. I want to breathe some new life into the motor. Can somebody give me some thoughts? I have a...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-20-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Indy-Vert
The revving never gets up above 2000 or so rpm...

The revving never gets up above 2000 or so rpm until the motor is properly warmed up . Even on the coldest days I never encountered any rough revving or idling with this motor until now.

As for...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-20-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Indy-Vert
10w 30 every 3k miles for the last 60k miles.

10w 30 every 3k miles for the last 60k miles.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-20-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Indy-Vert
Stock gauge. I suppose fitting up another gauge...

Stock gauge. I suppose fitting up another gauge that will quantify the pressure instantaneously throughout the start-up and warm-up process would be highly helpful, so I'll do that and report with my...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 09-18-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Indy-Vert
Knocking on start-up...opinions?

So, Old Bessie is starting to get cranky in the morning after not being driven for a day or two. Upon start-up, I get a knocking noise that speeds up when throttle is applied. The noise disappears...
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