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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-13-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,769
Posted By bloodybobber
Hood lifting at speed

I emailed ford customer rep and they replied that the factory hoods are bonded on the edge and on some of the inner bracing. My hood has no bonding so the inner and outer panels slide on each other...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-12-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,769
Posted By bloodybobber
lifting or dancing hoods

well all they did was raise the rubber snubbers up till the hood was virtually uncloseable. I had to lower them back down so I would not damage the hood slamming repeatably to get it to latch and...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-18-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,769
Posted By bloodybobber
I took the stang back to Progressive consierge...

I took the stang back to Progressive consierge center and explained problem. They didn't quire understand untill we walked out and opened the hood. Their opinion was " That's just not right " and...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-02-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,769
Posted By bloodybobber
The front and rear of the hood stays put because...

The front and rear of the hood stays put because of the latch and hinges. The lift occurs in the middle of left side of the hood don't know about the right. What I have noticed is the inner and outer...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-27-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,769
Posted By bloodybobber
hood lifts at speed

From other forums I have heard of outer hood seperating and crashing windshield and a recall on earlier mustangs for hood seperation problems. I am trying to find out if the only thing that holds the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-27-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,769
Posted By bloodybobber
Hood lifting at speed

SpectorV on another forum said he had a friend that had the outer panel seperate from the lower and crash the windshield. The latch and hinges are attached to the bottom side. hood pins are sounding...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-26-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,049
Posted By bloodybobber
hood lifting

my 2008 did not have that problem untill a replacement hood was installed after collision damage. At 75mph on I-95 I hit a 20mph + head wind and driver side middle lifted 2". I pulled off to check...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-26-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,769
Posted By bloodybobber
my 2008 did not have that problem untill a...

my 2008 did not have that problem untill a replacement hood was installed after collision damage. At 75mph on I-95 I hit a 20mph + head wind and driver side middle lifted 2". I pulled off to check...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-10-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,958
Posted By bloodybobber
Plans are for pinstriping 2 rearing stallions on...

Plans are for pinstriping 2 rearing stallions on each side of the GT badge.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-10-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,958
Posted By bloodybobber
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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-24-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,527
Posted By bloodybobber
Its the radiation from the nuclear power plants...

Its the radiation from the nuclear power plants that has cooked their brains and then the earthquakes rattle what is left. Godzilla is hatching as I write and he will straighten things out over there!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-20-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,549
Posted By bloodybobber
I consistantly get 20mpg on 8 mile commute, 26mpg...

I consistantly get 20mpg on 8 mile commute, 26mpg 55-65 cruise with current alcohol gas. Things I have noticed, on a cold start the first 2 miles are thirsty with the best I can get about 18 mpg...
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 11-09-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,834
Posted By bloodybobber
Its been my understanding 25 years is what makes...

Its been my understanding 25 years is what makes an antique. To be a classic a car has to exhibit new design or great popularity or technological breakthrough. Now I see that the Antique Automobile...
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 11-08-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,834
Posted By bloodybobber
Classic or antique

I have a '52 Studebaker but it is just an antique. Classic signifies something more. A '53 Studebaker is a classic. I also have a '89 Thunderbird SC. 4 wheel anti-lock disc brakes , active supension,...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-08-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,204
Posted By bloodybobber
I would think you are fine

I would think you are fine
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-08-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By bloodybobber
I have one but it is an older version, 3 years...

I have one but it is an older version, 3 years old , and it doesn't have the all the tricks of the latest. I see it can be upgraded for $25 to give 0-60, 1/4 mile and other performance data.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-06-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,204
Posted By bloodybobber
Horse has trouble peeing!

Fruther reading found that it holds 13.6 QT and Ford admites in tech manual that only 80% of coolant can be removed engine in car. So for my effort I am gonna be happy with a 60% change. I have a...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-05-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,204
Posted By bloodybobber
Horse has trouble peeing!

Well I just attempted to change the coolant in my '08 GT. Loosened the petcock and only got 1 gallon out. I removed one heater hose at the back of the engine and only got 1 more gallon out even with...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-03-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,498
Posted By bloodybobber
milege

19.5 is my average on 7 mile commute to work. On a trip to the coast and back 26-28 is easily achieved on backroads at 65mph.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-30-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,037
Posted By bloodybobber
I got one shortly after buying my '08 and it sure...

I got one shortly after buying my '08 and it sure beats chasing cans around the trunk after a trip to the grocery store. It allows for more spirited driving.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-30-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,584
Posted By bloodybobber
I will enjoy watching as I want to do the same!

I will enjoy watching as I want to do the same!
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-14-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,959
Posted By bloodybobber
I assume you tried a new oil filter and checked...

I assume you tried a new oil filter and checked the filter mount pad for damage or debris?
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-24-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,021
Posted By bloodybobber
Sweet! how have power and mpgs changed? I have...

Sweet! how have power and mpgs changed? I have not had a lopey idle mustang since my Cobra cammed 65 back in the mid 70's and I miss it dearly.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-15-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By bloodybobber
Its not really a full carbon body just a body...

Its not really a full carbon body just a body skin thay uses the steel bones of a Mustang. A total carbon fiber unibody probably would be really light but insanely expensive. Neat look but more form...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 08-29-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,473
Posted By bloodybobber
I just installed UMI LCA relocation brackets and...

I just installed UMI LCA relocation brackets and first drive results are great. There is more traction and wheel hop is gone. Great product based on first drive! Catch you later, Bob.
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