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Forum: General Tech Yesterday, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By tbear853
How many miles on engine? How often is...

How many miles on engine?

How often is service?

What kind of oil and weight are used?

How far is your normal drive or commute?
Forum: General Tech Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By tbear853
http://mustangforums.com/forum/general-tech/715663...

http://mustangforums.com/forum/general-tech/715663-between-the-mufflers.html

Nothing changed :icon_look: .... :icon_wink: you are welcome.
Forum: General Tech 12-15-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By tbear853
It's to do with the evaporative emissions system,...

It's to do with the evaporative emissions system, it houses the vapor canister and related parts ..... either reattach it or visit a salvage yard.
Forum: General Tech 12-15-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By tbear853
I don't know about putting a 429 / 460 in one...

I don't know about putting a 429 / 460 in one ..... but back in the very early to mid '70s I had a buddy who was a little older and a first rate mechanic who also had a '67 Mustang hard top into...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-12-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 966
Posted By tbear853
Dirt roads also cut down on passing traffic using...

Dirt roads also cut down on passing traffic using the road as a shortcut.

1/2 mile each way, just drive 15 mph and take two minutes doing that 1/2 mile.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-12-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,168
Posted By tbear853
I put a Hurst Billet+ in ours last year and not...

I put a Hurst Billet+ in ours last year and not long later I made a short extension that raised the stick about 1-7/8" and angled it a hair rearwards, I still have a much shorter than stock throw...
Forum: General Tech 11-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By tbear853
At least they are attempting to look like they...

At least they are attempting to look like they are meeting you part way I guess. :icon_shrug:
I think they the dealership should do the fix on their dime as it was their screw up .......
Forum: General Tech 11-27-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By tbear853
You do mean while it's rolling forwards but the...

You do mean while it's rolling forwards but the clutch held in don't you???

You are talking about a pinion seal I'm thinking, not a gasket for the rear end cover?

Sorry to read that. ...
Forum: General Tech 11-24-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By tbear853
I've been using SilGlyde for years on brake parts...

I've been using SilGlyde for years on brake parts that rub each other, etc, great stuff.

Also use RuGlyde on my tires and rubber bushings, etc. ... since I started applying it on dad's tires as a...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-21-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,566
Posted By tbear853
I have trouble seeing 20 mpg in a stock 4.6...

I have trouble seeing 20 mpg in a stock 4.6 Mustang 5 speed .... even at 70-80 .... as "good" mileage. Is that on CC or driver's foot?

At 55-60 on the highway, '08 GT coupe, 5 speed, 3.31...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-21-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By tbear853
I saw your other thread from last year about no...

I saw your other thread from last year about no straight line stability ..... but you never posted a follow up? Was that resolved?

In the pics above, I'm not seeing the abnormal rear tire wear...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-19-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,881
Posted By tbear853
Smile I do my 1/2-20 and 14mm lugs 100-105 ft lbs. I...

I do my 1/2-20 and 14mm lugs 100-105 ft lbs. I used to just do them "guuddentite" with a large 4way back in the '70s, then after I joined the state police in '78 and started seeing folk broke down...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By tbear853
Absolutely no sign of any corrosion on our 2008...

Absolutely no sign of any corrosion on our 2008 GT's hood. :icon_stooge:

I know, you don't "know" us or our cars, but just wanted to say it ain't all of them. :icon_patriot:
Forum: General Tech 11-07-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 733
Posted By tbear853
And they are illegal.

And they are illegal.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-27-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By tbear853
"Best stance" .... for ours is stock front and...

"Best stance" .... for ours is stock front and about 1.5" lower in rear, that centered the tires in the wheel openings and leaves decent clearance for the road. I think they look good lower but I...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-27-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By tbear853
Dang .... only two years? That sucks! My...

Dang .... only two years? That sucks!

My '95 T-Bird started that just recently on the trunk lid ..... I had hood and roof painted in 2012 for that but trunk was OK.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-03-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,637
Posted By tbear853
That is some nasty looking corrosion .... and on...

That is some nasty looking corrosion .... and on a 2010 no less????? Others posting about even newer Mustang hood corrosion!!!!


Knock on wood, but I examined the hood of our '08 GT again today...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 10-03-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,976
Posted By tbear853
The factor that affects gas mileage the most...

The factor that affects gas mileage the most within the limits of the chosen platform is the gray matter between the ears.
Forum: General Tech 09-21-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By tbear853
So .... I take it you've confirmed that you still...

So .... I take it you've confirmed that you still have power to the lamps when the lights are "on"?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-09-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By tbear853
Ranting about the fact that you got a ticket is...

Ranting about the fact that you got a ticket is one thing, and it's OK if it helps you. Bad mouthing an officer or their co-workers however is not a way to ..... say .... "engender" yourself to...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-08-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By tbear853
You are so right about that! I'ld either tell...

You are so right about that! I'ld either tell him "not gonna ask" or else just let it drop and if ever asked again .... "ummm ... no, I didn't" ..... 'cause no officer wants to get the rep of...
Forum: General Tech 09-08-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By tbear853
Like just said above, you have to obey the...

Like just said above, you have to obey the instructions to a fault, time limits and cycles and stop positions all ..... and do all key fobs together.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-23-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,409
Posted By tbear853
Well, I haven't tried my SC FP1865 on the Mustang...

Well, I haven't tried my SC FP1865 on the Mustang yet, I bought it for my FX4 F150 with 5.4 3v and 3.55 rears ... and I can say with no hesitation in back to backs, tune / no tune / tune on trips of...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-18-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By tbear853
And a supercharged engine has to actually make...

And a supercharged engine has to actually make more power than a turbo charged engine or NA engine to deliver the same HP numbers at the rear wheels because that blower takes power to twist and...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-18-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By tbear853
What kind of trouble are we talking about? ...

What kind of trouble are we talking about? :icon_frown:

I for one, have not heard of any known issues with the '05-'10 4.6 TBs.
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