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Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions Yesterday, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By Nuke
The FRPP tunes are weak compared to most others. ...

The FRPP tunes are weak compared to most others. AM and Brenspeed are 2 good choices for CAI & tune combos. The bulk of the gains are from the tune but the CAI is a good companion for a tune. Any...
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Nuke
I can't speak much on the 3.7L as my wife has a...

I can't speak much on the 3.7L as my wife has a 4.0 and I have a 4.6L. The 3.7L boasts respectable #'s for a V6 but it's torque is lacking; that coming from the power of the 4.6L. I do believe that...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 12-20-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Nuke
Amsoil ATM, under severe service (the category...

Amsoil ATM, under severe service (the category which "beat on" puts you in), is good for UP TO 15k miles. I concur on the 10k -12k changes. The Amsoil ASM that I used to use (before reducing my...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-18-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By Nuke
Many years ago, CAI's and a lot of other...

Many years ago, CAI's and a lot of other aftermarket air filters claiming performance gains were thought to be less capable of properly filtering. I believe that today's aftermarket CAI's filter...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-12-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Nuke
Find a shop that dyno's Stangs. They'll write...

Find a shop that dyno's Stangs. They'll write your tunes and load them on the SCT which you should purchase from them. Just buying a handheld tuner does NOT give you the ability to tune the car...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-12-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Nuke
+1 on Bama or Brenspeed. They write superb tunes...

+1 on Bama or Brenspeed. They write superb tunes and the SCT line is the way to go.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-07-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Nuke
At least on the 4.6L, idle issues are often...

At least on the 4.6L, idle issues are often associated with a dirty TB. That's a simple, inexpensive maintenance item to try before doing anything else. Adding the proper mix of SeaFoam to the fuel...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-07-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Nuke
Common, especially in warmer climates. There's a...

Common, especially in warmer climates. There's a very good write-up in the appearance sub-forum on how to fix the sagging pleather. I recently did it to both door panels in my wife's '06.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-07-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Nuke
Your issue sounds quite similar to the electrical...

Your issue sounds quite similar to the electrical gremlins caused by the infamous water leak but could also be associated with a weak battery and/or alternator (also another chronic issue which...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-04-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By Nuke
You should be able to find clean, used take offs...

You should be able to find clean, used take offs on ebay.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-30-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By Nuke
And you really think you'll spend $1800 on those...

And you really think you'll spend $1800 on those types of repairs? Even when domestic vehicle reliability totally sucked, I never spent close to that kind of $$ over the life of ANY of the 8 or so...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-29-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By Nuke
Extended warranties are generally just padding...

Extended warranties are generally just padding someone's pocket. Put that money in a CD or something that bears interest and be prepared to have that amount back in YOUR pocket when that extended...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 11-29-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Nuke
If yours was an '05 or early '06, I'd say that...

If yours was an '05 or early '06, I'd say that you have a stepper motor issue in the gauge cluster (which was chronic in those years) although you can't rule that out.

Did tightening the plug...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-29-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By Nuke
Wow, and to think that this info is available in...

Wow, and to think that this info is available in the Owners Manual, too!
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-29-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Nuke
Sylvania Silver Stars are 4000k and the...

Sylvania Silver Stars are 4000k and the Silverstar Ultra's are 4100k. When I first put Silverstars in my '07 and my wife's '06, the Ultra's weren't available so we both currently have the 4000k...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-29-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By Nuke
Sounds like clutch chatter to me, also. You may...

Sounds like clutch chatter to me, also. You may be able to reduce it by not feathering the clutch as much as you may be doing now but that's not a fix.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-21-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By Nuke
Winter? On colder winter days here, I sometimes...

Winter? On colder winter days here, I sometimes have to roll the windows up, maybe even use the heater. I know, somebody has to do it...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-21-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,579
Posted By Nuke
Fuel mileage is highly dependent on too many...

Fuel mileage is highly dependent on too many variable to list; driver-related, car related, road conditions related, environmental conditions related, fuel related... Shall I go on?

From day one,...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 11-21-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By Nuke
Shorties will provide marginal gains for the...

Shorties will provide marginal gains for the cost. I agree with getting a good 93 octane tune. Brenspeed, AM/Bama, VMP write very good tunes. You'll notice more gains with the tune over the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-21-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Nuke
SO glad it wasn't the SJB.

SO glad it wasn't the SJB.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Nuke
Regardless of the wheel size, the stock tire O.D....

Regardless of the wheel size, the stock tire O.D. should be about 27" unless you have a tuner to adjust for the revs/mile.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-15-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By Nuke
-spark plug replacement Worth doing if you...

-spark plug replacement Worth doing if you haven't done it yet. And if they're the stock plugs, better to have the shop do it if you're not plug-removal-savvy due to the possibility of the...
Forum: Off Topic 11-07-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Nuke
We all make/have made bone head moves in our time...

We all make/have made bone head moves in our time and will likely continue to do so, despite ourselves. Be glad nothing worse happened.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Nuke
Search "stepper motors" in the forum and see what...

Search "stepper motors" in the forum and see what you find. The 05's and early 06's are notorious for stepper motor issues. Fortunately, there are a number of shops that will repair your cluster...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-07-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Nuke
Water leak? If it's the SJB, the only thing I...

Water leak? If it's the SJB, the only thing I know that has caused problems with it IS the infamous water leak.
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