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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Chromeshadow
Did you need to make any adjustments to the...

Did you need to make any adjustments to the differential angle?
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs Yesterday, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By Chromeshadow
I'd start with a compression test. Starting fluid...

I'd start with a compression test. Starting fluid can clean all of the oil off the cylinder walls. Using it too
often can damage an engine.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 12-16-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By Chromeshadow
If you have a voltmeter, put it on the battery...

If you have a voltmeter, put it on the battery posts (not the connectors) and you should have 9 V or higher when you are cranking the engine over. (12V or higher with nothing running) If you don't...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 12-16-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By Chromeshadow
I'm gussing that the squirters quit and the...

I'm gussing that the squirters quit and the previous owner tried to find the problem, cutting the hose was part of his troubleshooting process. You might fill the tank with water and see if that get...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-12-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Posted By Chromeshadow
I have the Baton wrapped up under the Christmas...

I have the Baton wrapped up under the Christmas Tree-I'm having trouble going into 3rd sometimes with the stock shifter at 65K miles. I'll update this post when I install it:)
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-12-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By Chromeshadow
Good to hear!! Ty for the update!

Good to hear!! Ty for the update!
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 12-12-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By Chromeshadow
Or you may need to replace the wiper fluid pump...

Or you may need to replace the wiper fluid pump motor. The wiper fluid helps cool it, running it empty can ruin it.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-11-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,868
Posted By Chromeshadow
Did they say why? In writing?

Did they say why? In writing?
Forum: Audio/Visual Electronics 12-10-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Chromeshadow
This would be one choice. Btw, having more power...

This would be one choice. Btw, having more power will probable help out in the low-mid range. Adding a sub would help as well.

I replaced the factory 8" subs and amps in my 2012 Shaker 500 with...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-10-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,868
Posted By Chromeshadow
I doubt the OP's situation is very common, we may...

I doubt the OP's situation is very common, we may not be hearing the entire story.

I've worked with a couple of dealers who were very good at taking care of these kind of issues. Having said...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-10-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Chromeshadow
It's been my experience that if you tell a...

It's been my experience that if you tell a service shop that the clutch needs to be replaced, they will replace the clutch. If you tell the shop your car's symptoms, they will fix the problem. Most...
Forum: Audio/Visual Electronics 12-07-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Chromeshadow
On my 2000 I replaced the head unit with one that...

On my 2000 I replaced the head unit with one that had line outputs, so I ran an amp with the line outs.
On my 2012 shaker 500 I replaced the factory amps with a Sony 200W Sony XM-4S amp that uses...
Forum: Audio/Visual Electronics 12-06-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Chromeshadow
I put a removable sub box in the trunk on my...

I put a removable sub box in the trunk on my 2000, that worked pretty well. Kinda sucked when I had the trunk packed-with or without the subs installed.
I saw a post here where someone put 8" subs...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 12-03-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By Chromeshadow
I've always used blocks or a floor jack and a...

I've always used blocks or a floor jack and a helper. Getting the trans and the engine lined up and bolted in can be a bia***.
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 12-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Chromeshadow
I had to change speakers on my pc to listen to ...

I had to change speakers on my pc to listen to the engine! I like the new 5.0s but nothing sounds and feels like a big block!!
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 12-03-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By Chromeshadow
You may want a transmission jack and a torque...

You may want a transmission jack and a torque wrench. If you are close to the Ocean you may run into rusty bolts, especially the headers. Sometimes a MAP gas or propane torch will be handy to heat...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-29-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,868
Posted By Chromeshadow
That really sucks! If what you say is true, I'd...

That really sucks! If what you say is true, I'd consider filing a suit in the small claims court.
They would have seen metal when they drained the trans fluid, and not spent more than 30 minutes to...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-29-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By Chromeshadow
AM is correct. While it's unlikely that...

AM is correct.
While it's unlikely that running two parallel wires, grounded at the same point on one end and connected to the same positive point on the other, will cause a problem, it's...
Forum: New Member Area 11-27-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By Chromeshadow
Do the brake lights work? I'd start there, look...

Do the brake lights work? I'd start there, look at all of the light sockets for rust, check all of the tail light grounds. Has this car every had a trailer hitch or had a third brake light altered? ...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 11-25-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Chromeshadow
Yeah, I forgot about a trip to Downtown Chicago,...

Yeah, I forgot about a trip to Downtown Chicago, GPS was worthless!! Also may cut out near airports. I use mine to double check my speed- the 2012 speedo is hard to read-the wide needle covers the...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 11-25-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Chromeshadow
If these work like the Garmin GPS-they will not...

If these work like the Garmin GPS-they will not work in tunnels or really bad weather. I'd be curious on how fast it updates, my Garmin seems about .25 seconds behind the speedometer.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-24-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Chromeshadow
You should be able to cut out about 18" and find...

You should be able to cut out about 18" and find a replacement pipe large enough to slip over both ends.
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 11-24-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By Chromeshadow
Sounds good to me, love to hear how it turns out!

Sounds good to me, love to hear how it turns out!
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-23-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By Chromeshadow
It's installed poorly. You can test it by...

It's installed poorly. You can test it by removing the fuse that powers it, the buzzing sound should go away.

It needs to get it's power directly from the fuse block in the engine compartment,...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-23-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By Chromeshadow
Does your viper have the "cell phone" remote? Can...

Does your viper have the "cell phone" remote? Can you post the model number?
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