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Forum: Suspension 10-03-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By ym42
Worn out suspension @160k

I think my S197GT suspension is in need of some maintenance at 160k. However, I am not sure where to start. The front end clanking has been there from the very beginning, per TSB ( strut mounts I...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-04-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By ym42
I'm using Hawk HPS... Stock pads are not that...

I'm using Hawk HPS... Stock pads are not that expensive and last a long time too... Just ordered new Ford OEM rotors from Amazon, free shipping... They are made in China though, lol.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-03-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By ym42
Would it be the infamous rear tire hop?

Would it be the infamous rear tire hop?
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-23-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,322
Posted By ym42
I honestly dislike the front looking like the...

I honestly dislike the front looking like the Fusion and Astor Martin clone. It is really going to kill the originality of Mustang model. I hope they won;t do it.
Forum: General Tech 10-18-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By ym42
I just bought replacement set from Advance Auto...

I just bought replacement set from Advance Auto for around 350$ and had it installed. Free shipping and 40$ rebate, not bad...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-11-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By ym42
Update 3. Problem fixed!!! The culprit were the...

Update 3. Problem fixed!!! The culprit were the plugged converters, just as I thought ( funny how long it took me to realize this ). Had the new cats installed today, and wow - the car feels amazing!...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-04-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By ym42
Update 2. Went to a local muffler shop...

Update 2.

Went to a local muffler shop today, I had some work done there before. Guys offered to install an OEM direct-fit H-pipe with converters if I bring it in. Found it online ( Walker brand...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-04-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By ym42
Latest update. Replaced the plugs ( which were...

Latest update. Replaced the plugs ( which were visibly worn - 20-30% larger gaps and lots of brown sediment ). Tested the car, pulls harder but cant clear 5000RPM in 3rd gear, along with some serious...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-02-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By ym42
Sounds awesome! I have just been trying to decide...

Sounds awesome! I have just been trying to decide if I should mod my car or just get a faster newer 5.0 where everything is better to begin with and also going to last longer being a new car. But I...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-25-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By ym42
Cool Door liner came off, can't glue back...

So this summer the fake leather liner of the driver's door came off unglued. No matter how many times I tried to glue it back, it would not because the sponge like material beneath it is crumbling...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-25-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By ym42
Yes, that's exactly what I was thinking last...

Yes, that's exactly what I was thinking last night. For years, I had an itch to upgrade to Edelbrock E-force, but since my convertible is a daily driver, I have been somewhat hesitant about it. What...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-24-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By ym42
Wow, I did not know realize the car is "supposed"...

Wow, I did not know realize the car is "supposed" to run in open loop at WOT!!! Cool thing to know. Thanks for help! About an air leak - I might have a small leak because a while ago I stupidly broke...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-24-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By ym42
Question What causes open loop FS operation at higher RPM?

Recently, I started noticing my car pinging and misfiring at WOT above 4k RPM. Reading the codes revealed ( freeze-frame ) that the car was running in open loop fuel system operation when the codes...
Forum: General Tech 09-24-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By ym42
Took the scanner to the car today, and what I...

Took the scanner to the car today, and what I found was pretty interesting/suprising. My problems seem connected to the fuel system. Engine codes are Misfire Cyl 5, Misfire Cyl 6, Multiple Cyl...
Forum: General Tech 09-21-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By ym42
I have a 06GT vert with 140k miles, and the only...

I have a 06GT vert with 140k miles, and the only annoying thing is that it is much louder on highway rides due to a wind-noise at speed - the sound insulation is much worse, but you get used to it....
Forum: General Tech 09-21-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By ym42
Pinging, misfire after 4K at WOT acceleration.

A while ago my 06 GT with 140k miles aquired a misfire ( confirmed by a code and flashing "check engine" light ) that ONLY happens at WOT acceleration >4.5K RPM. I also notice some serious pinging...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-04-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,547
Posted By ym42
Took the car to Ford dealer first, they...

Took the car to Ford dealer first, they recommended me to go to local Meinecke shop, which turned out to be very helpful and we were able to confirm a leak at the driver's side converter seam. They...
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By ym42
OK, we will see what the insurance says... And...

OK, we will see what the insurance says... And what is in a police report... I think most of you guys are not being honest with yourself, or do not understand the circumstances, as there are many...
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By ym42
sarNz, I agree with you completely. I do not...

sarNz, I agree with you completely. I do not blame the guy but! When I see the car parked right next to my driveway I STOP and MAKE SURE he is not moving. Don't you? Seriously! I lived in NYC, NJ and...
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By ym42
Well, failure to yield how? She was right before...

Well, failure to yield how? She was right before the driveway, right side of the road, in position to make the right turn turn, moving slowly... Just disregard the parking situation for now... She...
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By ym42
When I meant IN FRONT, I guess I was not clear,...

When I meant IN FRONT, I guess I was not clear, she was not blocking it but standing about 3 yards before, in a legal parking spot that was actually painted on the surface for commercial...
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By ym42
She did not block the driveway:-) She was parked...

She did not block the driveway:-) She was parked right before the driveway, and then put on the turn signal, and turned into it... The accident happened INSIDE the driveway.
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By ym42
Guys, please be specific! Which rules did she...

Guys, please be specific! Which rules did she break? She already left the parking spot when it happened, drove 3 yards to the driveway and was turning into it! She was not parked illegally, but was...
Forum: Off Topic 09-03-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By ym42
Cool Accident question...

So basically a couple of days ago my gf got into a small accident. When she called me she told me it was "her fault", but when I put everything together from her description it turned out to be quite...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-01-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,547
Posted By ym42
Here is the video I shot with iPhone, YouTube...

Here is the video I shot with iPhone, YouTube link. You can see the area darkened by carbon deposits from exhaust above the seam, on the thermal liner above the cat....
http://youtu.be/J9dG_PZLP_4
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