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Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-29-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By Wrenchman1
LOL, And crappy hardware! Ive had stock factoy...

LOL, And crappy hardware!
Ive had stock factoy header bolts (used) snap. on retorque.
ARP could be a different story?
Just saying, From my experience.
Key hardware, Head, intake, exhaust ect...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-25-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By Wrenchman1
torque to yeild

Way back when, I attended a GM motor school, We were instructed that any bolt that has a torque spec , is a one time use, Due to the fact that all bolts are an interference fit.
Due to harmonic...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-23-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By Wrenchman1
hardware

Just an added note, Don't reuse the hardware for the header, They are a one time deal.
Never remove hot sparkplugs, The threads can come with them in aluminum.
Not so much cast iron, still a good...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-20-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,588
Posted By Wrenchman1
not likely

I have never had an IS do that.
Loose and not trip starter solenoid, Yes, Lose spark no.
Inferior coil wire yes!!! Have found that twice! chased one for a month
Bad plug wires, Yes
OEM or...
Forum: Speed Density/Carb/SSP section 06-12-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Wrenchman1
H2o

As the gas gets crappier and has more ethanol, Things run leaner.
Also you may have just a little water collected in the float bowls.
Just a thought
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 06-12-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Wrenchman1
Final ratio

5spd, 6spd and AOD are all close in final drive ratio. .62 to .82 I belive.
You can pop your numbers into a virtual dyno and see where your at!
Ah its just fun! Watch the heat you can cook your...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,588
Posted By Wrenchman1
Talking Aftermarket

OEM if ya can, I was wondering who makes FRPP ignition box and coil.
I have an MSD on the 5.0 , That's the way it came TBH, I don't trust em.
Open it up and look at the components, JMHO.
Trying to...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 06-11-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,588
Posted By Wrenchman1
resistance

You stated that you pulled the coil wire and got the spark going again? 1st check the engine ground. Don't just look at it , clean it. 2nd I had an engine that would run with a spark tester in line...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-25-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By Wrenchman1
Horsepower is just a number. Torque is what moves...

Horsepower is just a number. Torque is what moves a vehical!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-24-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 34,155
Posted By Wrenchman1
I read some where that it comes from the amps in...

I read some where that it comes from the amps in the front kick panels. Poss to clean grounds?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-24-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,308
Posted By Wrenchman1
Just a thought, I have 3.73's in mine. When i got...

Just a thought, I have 3.73's in mine. When i got it it had a little whine. correct shimming Corrected pinion angle and Make shure they use Synthetic gear lube?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-24-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Wrenchman1
Since we are on the skipper deal. I am in the...

Since we are on the skipper deal. I am in the process of changing out the 500. Its ok for a stock unit but it lacks mids, No bass definition. What Id like to know if anyone has installed different...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-23-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By Wrenchman1
Hello, I am new but just a note. I had KDW's they...

Hello, I am new but just a note. I had KDW's they have no center line in the middle of the tire. They will move around alot at speed. I got rid of mine and went with KDW(s) the sport version. Much...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-23-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By Wrenchman1
Hey, It is most likely the strut mounts. I have...

Hey, It is most likely the strut mounts. I have an 05 Roush GT. Sounded like a bucket of bolts. A word of cAution though, There is a service bullitin which states the replacement is a B at the end of...
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