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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-15-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By jjstandardz
valve seals with heads off

hey guys so i am replacing my head gaskeys, so far i have the manifold off, planning on taking the heads off sometime in the next week, i also want to replace the valve seals as well

is it easier...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-14-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By jjstandardz
alright thanks i will check it out after i work...

alright thanks i will check it out after i work this week
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-11-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By jjstandardz
dash backlight question

i have an 02 gt and i cant remember if the dash lights for the heat/ac/fan controls are supposed to light up?

my traction control and rear defrost buttons dim/brighten with the dimmer, but my top...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-30-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By jjstandardz
Hmmm thats weird, I have driven it 60 miles now...

Hmmm thats weird, I have driven it 60 miles now and I havent used any coolant at all

Before the fix It dropped quite a bit just driving to work and back (about 5 miles round trip) I also have not...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-30-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By jjstandardz
are you sure? i have read of a lot of people...

are you sure? i have read of a lot of people having coolant spill into the oil after changing the manifold gaskets

the coolant can spill into the crankcase and cause the oil to become...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-29-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By jjstandardz
well i have read that when you change the intake...

well i have read that when you change the intake manifold gaskets that coolant drops into the oil, but im not sure how much, and i drained it all, so i guess i can see if theres more into it when i...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-29-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By jjstandardz
hmm what are the chances of the head gasket being...

hmm what are the chances of the head gasket being bad and the intake manifold gaskets/intake manifold?

the intake manifold gaskets were leaking and the intake manifold was cracked right over the...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-29-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By jjstandardz
problems after replacing intake manifold

i replaced my intake manifold last night using the ford racing pi intake as well as two new ford gaskets

i flushed the coolant system before i changed the oil because i wanted my gf to help watch...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-21-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By jjstandardz
Awesome thanks! I think I might start this...

Awesome thanks! I think I might start this project on sunday or wait till I have another day off next friday ill let ya guys know how it goes
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-20-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By jjstandardz
alright thanks guys, do i need any special tools...

alright thanks guys, do i need any special tools to clamp the lines or anthing, or should i be good after i drain the fluid?
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-20-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By jjstandardz
steering rack install?

Do you guys know of any guides or write ups for replacing the steering rack and pinion alongwith the outer tie rods?

Also should I order my replacement from napa ( rebuilt by a1 cardone, heard...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-18-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By jjstandardz
yeah you guys are right im gonna take the 180...

yeah you guys are right im gonna take the 180 back and get a stock temp one

it sometimes gets -40 here in winter so im sure im better off just having the stock one in there

also i think my...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-18-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By jjstandardz
yeah i think i will take your advice and just get...

yeah i think i will take your advice and just get a new one

is frpp just ford racing performance?
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-17-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By jjstandardz
I guess i really wasnt looking to gain anything,...

I guess i really wasnt looking to gain anything, i just figured i would replace the thermostat since im going to have it open, and i have been reading about how a lot of people go with a cooler...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-17-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By jjstandardz
oh ok thanks i think i will just get a new...

oh ok thanks

i think i will just get a new one, ford wanted 700 dollars for one :icon_omg::icon_omg:

ive seen a couple on ebay for around 100 slightly used

i'm gonna check out a few junk...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-17-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By jjstandardz
intake manifold

hey guys i removed my intake manifold today because ford told me i had leaky lower intake gaskets.

so i ordered the gaskets, but after hearing about how easily they crack, to my dismay this is...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-16-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By jjstandardz
Oh the parts store thermostats are ok to use?...

Oh the parts store thermostats are ok to use? Wasnt sure if I should stick with motorcraft or not
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-16-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By jjstandardz
opinions on rack & pinion and thermostat?

Do i need to find a factory remanufactured rack and pinion or do you guys think one like this would work fine from NAPA?
...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-14-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By jjstandardz
alright thanks man really appreciate the help ...

alright thanks man really appreciate the help

i ordered the ford gaskets

im thinking about just keeping the stock thermostat because i live in north dakota and i currentl have 1 more winter to...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-13-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By jjstandardz
ok cool ill have to think about what im gonna do...

ok cool ill have to think about what im gonna do with the fuel rail

should i buy oem gaskets from ford? or would a company like napa/oreillys have quality parts?
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-13-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By jjstandardz
Awesome thanks! so your thinking the rack...

Awesome thanks!

so your thinking the rack and pinion might be a better option to get done by a shop?

also ive heard of people upgrading to a 180 degree thermostat, should i do this while i have...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-13-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By jjstandardz
couple questions on car work (Rack & Pinion, thermostat, & intake manifold)

ok guys i took my car to the dealership today to get it checked out and there were 3 problems found

1. The power steering rack is leaking, the rep told me that this cant be fixed and the rack and...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-04-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,851
Posted By jjstandardz
ah ok thats what i was trying to do let me...

ah ok thats what i was trying to do

let me know if you find a part that has a good description for replacing the head gaskets!
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-04-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,851
Posted By jjstandardz
does anybody know how to easily find stuff on...

does anybody know how to easily find stuff on here?

are you guys just using adobe reader?

it wont let me click on the links

does it have a table of contents or anything?
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-04-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By jjstandardz
awesome thanks man, is this what you have been...

awesome thanks man, is this what you have been using?
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