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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-17-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By Tbones80
Google switchback LED bulbs, try an amber and...

Google switchback LED bulbs, try an amber and white one. May need to wire in resistors and play with a few wires but seems alot easier than digging into the SJB. The white ones will show through as...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-30-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,328
Posted By Tbones80
There is a known issue for a hanging up clutch,...

There is a known issue for a hanging up clutch, if that is what yours is doing. May be worth looking at. Basically the mod takes out a spring in the clutch assembly that causes it to hang up. Its an...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 09-30-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,803
Posted By Tbones80
http://www.s197forum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=14...

http://www.s197forum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=14157&highlight=cmdp
Have to make an account there, but an excellent guide for DIY CMDP's.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-23-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,803
Posted By Tbones80
Can't see any reason to replace the TB. Just...

Can't see any reason to replace the TB. Just clean it. Sounds like a money grab to me. $10 fix vs a couple hundred. Easy decision for me.

And yes I made my own delete plates. Lots of people have...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-03-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By Tbones80
Can get em off ebay, probably alot cheaper then...

Can get em off ebay, probably alot cheaper then Ford. Search mustang stepper motor. If the soldering part intimidates ya, take the circuit board and new stepper motors to an electrician/tv repair...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-02-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 59,408
Posted By Tbones80
Also even if you get the new 2 piece plugs, they...

Also even if you get the new 2 piece plugs, they work fine. Sleeve is better attached to the plug, and is a different metal alloy (nickel I think) that carbon wont bind to.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-02-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 59,408
Posted By Tbones80
Its not the threads that carbon up. Theres a...

Its not the threads that carbon up. Theres a sleeve going through the head, very close to it. Carbon builds up between the sleeve and the head, so spark plug twists out of the sleeve, leaving the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-02-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By Tbones80
Sucks, but can use it as an excuse to upgrade....

Sucks, but can use it as an excuse to upgrade. The gt500 cluster is same price as the gt, but has mycolor in it (if you have the wiring harness behind where the buttons would be, you can use it) and...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-31-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,803
Posted By Tbones80
Brand wouldnt matter, but imo make them yourself....

Brand wouldnt matter, but imo make them yourself. Grind the rivets to take the butterflies off, pull the rods out, jb weld or just have the holes welded in. Call the tuner to compensate for the...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-30-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,803
Posted By Tbones80
Ninja edit: Go back to your old tune. If its...

Ninja edit: Go back to your old tune. If its still jumpy, you can rule out the tune being the problem.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-30-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,803
Posted By Tbones80
Ghunt, id chalk that up to a cold clutch. Theyre...

Ghunt, id chalk that up to a cold clutch. Theyre more grippy when cold, doesnt slip as much so car jumps. Also when the car first jumps, it makes you press the gas more, which makes it buck harder,...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-30-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,114
Posted By Tbones80
Nah, usually if something goes wrong, youll get a...

Nah, usually if something goes wrong, youll get a check engine light. Hook up a code reader or go to a place like autozone, and theyll read the code for you. Itll tell you exactly whats wrong....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-30-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,114
Posted By Tbones80
Well the labor rate will be the same on all cars....

Well the labor rate will be the same on all cars. If its not your only car, and have time theres lots of youtube videos and forums thatll be happy to help you out. Everyone here at one point knew...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-30-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,114
Posted By Tbones80
I have an 05, almost 4 years now, cost me a set...

I have an 05, almost 4 years now, cost me a set of plugs, pads and oil changes. Only real issues I know of are stepper motors in the dashboard gauges. Theyre $20 off ebay, or use it as an excuse for...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-29-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By Tbones80
Back to the eibach pro kit for a second. After I...

Back to the eibach pro kit for a second. After I installed mine, the ride was HORRIBLE! A week later I crawled back under it thinking I messed up the install. Seen the bump stops were like half an...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-29-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Tbones80
Agreed with almost no gains. Still has to pass...

Agreed with almost no gains. Still has to pass through the stock manifolds first. If you want a diff sound change mufflers til you get longtubes.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-29-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By Tbones80
Warranty would only cover a failure. You broke it...

Warranty would only cover a failure. You broke it you bought it kinda deal. Luckily mine all came out at 70k miles. I also took 4 hours to remove them turning the an eighth of a turn at a time soaked...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-29-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By Tbones80
13.5 is enough to charge, but these alternators...

13.5 is enough to charge, but these alternators can be tricky. They test fine but are still junk. Volts are there but not the amps and may also be "dirty power", where the volts/amps fluctuate. Low...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-29-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Tbones80
Id say stay with 3.73, you have a pretty low 1st...

Id say stay with 3.73, you have a pretty low 1st gear as is. Most people lose time at the track going 4.10 or lower. Why are you blowing so many pinion seals? Differential vent isnt plugged is it?...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-27-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By Tbones80
Well mine are turned off, and I dont have any not...

Well mine are turned off, and I dont have any not ready codes, and it passed 2 etests already.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-27-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Tbones80
Your concern is whether the etest will change the...

Your concern is whether the etest will change the tune? A simple etest wont, it simply reads info from the obd. It wont alter your tune at all. Whether you pass or not is a different story. Id give...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-27-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By Tbones80
I had the slow response codes before. Called...

I had the slow response codes before. Called Brenspeed and they adjusted the tune so it allows more time for the sensors to heat up. Code never came back after.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-27-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By Tbones80
Dont bother imo. People with 800+ hp still use...

Dont bother imo. People with 800+ hp still use stock coils. Theyre more expensive cause theyre worth it. Spend the money on a real upgrade! Just cause somethings aftermarket doesnt always mean its...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-27-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By Tbones80
You need to complete the drive cycle. Google ford...

You need to complete the drive cycle. Google ford obd2 drive cycle and follow it to the letter. Itll be like idle it for 10m, then idle for 10m with ac on, drive so many kms at a certain speed etc....
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