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Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion Today, 12:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,283
Posted By Derf00
I think ALL Takata air bags should be recalled at...

I think ALL Takata air bags should be recalled at this point and let Takata pay for it all. I have a feeling this whole thing will continue to grow at a snails pace unless they do.

I read the...
Forum: Street/Strip Today, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Derf00
Ok, thanks, I just wanted to verify my knowledge...

Ok, thanks, I just wanted to verify my knowledge is accurate.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang Yesterday, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Derf00
Two things I don't dink with on any...

Two things I don't dink with on any car...Transmission tear down or differential teardown.

Sure, I'll do clutches and torque converters all day long and replace a pinion seal, or rear end swap,...
Forum: Street/Strip 12-17-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Derf00
They do? I was always under the impression that...

They do? I was always under the impression that turbo'd cars petered out hard near the top of the gear because they have to blow off the excess pressure so they don't pop the motor?

That's evident...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 12-16-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By Derf00
Like Bluebeastsrt mentioned, the tool may not be...

Like Bluebeastsrt mentioned, the tool may not be engaging fully...it could also be that the lock is broken meaning it won't disengage all the way because the tool isn't making contact with the...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 12-15-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By Derf00
FRPP is already working on that.... Note all of...

FRPP is already working on that.... Note all of these runs were using the FRPP tune.

http://www.lethalperformance.com/info/2015-mustang-gt-runs-10s
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 12-15-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Derf00
A starter is not a complicated fix. When you...

A starter is not a complicated fix.

When you tried to jump it, did you give about a minute with the other persons engine holding at 2000RPM before you tried to start it, or did you simply turn...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-15-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By Derf00
Could be the front stabilizer bar bushings. I was...

Could be the front stabilizer bar bushings. I was chasing the same issue. I had replaced the upper strut mounts, bought the control arms (haven't replaced them yet), and recently replaced the sway...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 12-15-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By Derf00
Nay on #1. A mild tune of an ecoboost motor gives...

Nay on #1. A mild tune of an ecoboost motor gives it what most 5.0L mustangs can ask for on the high end. Go balls out (and still driveable) and the car gains 75 RWHP and 58 RWTQ
...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 12-12-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Derf00
try checking out ford parts giant dot com . OEM...

try checking out ford parts giant dot com . OEM parts (and part numbers) at aftermarket prices.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-12-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,994
Posted By Derf00
Maybe this thread? Regardless, sucks that this...

Maybe this thread? Regardless, sucks that this dealership gives the rest of them a bad name. I love the dealership I go to. Very professional, upfront, and put everything in writing. Been going...
Forum: Off Topic 12-11-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,452
Posted By Derf00
I think you've done all that you can at this...

I think you've done all that you can at this point.

Just don't loan them any money you can't lose. You will probably never see it.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Derf00
Just take the bumper (with the grille attached to...

Just take the bumper (with the grille attached to it) off. Sounds difficult but it takes 15 minutes and seems way easier than what you guys are trying to do (big hands in little spaces).

The...
Forum: Off Topic 12-11-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,452
Posted By Derf00
His credit is worse than crap. Anything under 550...

His credit is worse than crap. Anything under 550 FICO will get you that type of rate 18%+.

You get crap credit from one of two things. Unpaid bills that are your fault (bad choices etc) or a...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 12-11-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 952
Posted By Derf00
Take the traffic school option and be done with...

Take the traffic school option and be done with it. Insurance will never know about it. As for not pulling over for an unmarked car and calling police dispatch or 911 to confirm it's a legitimate...
Forum: Carolina Regional Chapter 12-11-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By Derf00
I love this question...what should I expect to...

I love this question...what should I expect to pay on insurance for XYZ car. The variables are huge meaning you can't estimate based on other people's responses.

Just call your insurance company...
Forum: Off Topic 12-11-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,452
Posted By Derf00
Can't afford a 3K repair on his existing car but...

Can't afford a 3K repair on his existing car but is talking he shoulda bought a BMW or that 650 a month for 84 is ok...and his existing car is $8K UPSIDE DOWN!?

Normally I try and be the devil's...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 12-09-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By Derf00
That's because the Ecoboost motor has a much...

That's because the Ecoboost motor has a much wider, useable power band for it's TQ than the NA V6 or V8.

The Ecoboost has peak TQ from 2500 to 4500 RPM. That's a flat peak. The V6 and V8's have...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-09-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By Derf00
Make sure you have your battery fully charged and...

Make sure you have your battery fully charged and the car is cold.

Remove the drive belt and start the car. Is the sound still there? Then it's engine related. If it's gone, it's an accessory...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-03-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Derf00
At least he did!

At least he did!
Forum: Off Topic 12-02-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 382
Posted By Derf00
Oh ya, totally forgot about that funky smell...it...

Oh ya, totally forgot about that funky smell...it goes away after a few weeks. So you got bed in a box?
Forum: Off Topic 12-02-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 3,977
Posted By Derf00
keep your liquid finances liquid instead of...

keep your liquid finances liquid instead of depreciating on a car. I would never pay for a car cash... the second you drive it off the lot you've lost 15% right there. I'll take a 0 % finance option...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-02-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Derf00
You have a 6-speed auto correct? ...

You have a 6-speed auto correct?

Regardless, it sounds like the same issues as the 5r55S (5-speed) auto in the 05-2010 cars. The Shift Solenoids are PWM instead of the 'off' or 'on' type.

PWM...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-02-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,994
Posted By Derf00
The OP may not be able to. I have yet to see any...

The OP may not be able to. I have yet to see any of these types of problems get publicly closed. (Problems that seem really extreme and get posted to the forums). There are a few of them on here and...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-01-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Derf00
When was the last time the fuel filter was...

When was the last time the fuel filter was replaced? Kind of after the fact at this point but if it hasn't been changed in a long time it could've clogged an injector.

Also, I noticed you...
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