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Forum: The Racers Bench Today, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By Chromeshadow
I took my '90 IRock to 150 mph on the 15 between...

I took my '90 IRock to 150 mph on the 15 between Murrieta and Vegas, handled like a dream. I took my 2009 Solstice GTX up to 150 mph on the drive back from SC to WI, it had plenty left, but I was...
Forum: Audio/Visual Electronics 01-23-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By Chromeshadow
I ran a wire back to the negative side of the...

I ran a wire back to the negative side of the battery...same gauge as the positive wire.
Forum: Off Topic 01-21-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By Chromeshadow
Opps, yeah, I got it now. I might do the leg from...

Opps, yeah, I got it now. I might do the leg from Madison WI to Champaign IL
Forum: Off Topic 01-20-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By Chromeshadow
Sure, that's about 60 miles from me, gotta make...

Sure, that's about 60 miles from me, gotta make at least part of the trip!!

"June 6 -Saturday- Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI 53713
June 7 -Sunday- Parkland College, Champaign, IL (250 miles)...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-17-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,003
Posted By Chromeshadow
I'd try PonyExpress's trick. Water pumps...

I'd try PonyExpress's trick.

Water pumps usually fail by leaking, the internals don't usually wear out to the point they can't pump enough water.
BTW, cold air from the heater usually means low...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-17-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By Chromeshadow
I like the heating pad idea. I had one of my...

I like the heating pad idea. I had one of my techs set a incandescent work lamp on a car seat during his break, and it melted a hole in the seat...all the way though. Just happened to be a new police...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-16-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,630
Posted By Chromeshadow
Different and Badazz!

Different and Badazz!
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-14-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,003
Posted By Chromeshadow
Is there a chance someone reversed the hoses to...

Is there a chance someone reversed the hoses to the heater core?
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 01-14-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By Chromeshadow
Running a compression test is pretty quick, much...

Running a compression test is pretty quick, much faster than replacing the engine. You could prob borrow a compression gauge from Autozone and test one or two cylinders...any that you can reach...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 01-14-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By Chromeshadow
Sounds like an idiot to me. Water does not...

Sounds like an idiot to me. Water does not compress. Cranking it with the plugs out will not empty all of the water out of the cylinders.
If there is much water at all in the engine-when you crank...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 01-14-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By Chromeshadow
Sounds good, hydrolocking is pretty rare, but...

Sounds good, hydrolocking is pretty rare, but extremely serious, often the rods collapse and the cylinder walls are damaged. It's more likely (inho) that you got water into the electronics and...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 01-14-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By Chromeshadow
When you drove though flooding, did you have the...

When you drove though flooding, did you have the factory air filter? Have you run a compression test on it? Did you look at the oil before he drained it?
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-13-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 532
Posted By Chromeshadow
I'm always impressed to see people jump in to...

I'm always impressed to see people jump in to take car of their car. You'll learn some new things and you'll love your car more when you are the one to take car of it.
Replacing a clutch is not that...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 01-13-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By Chromeshadow
The old engine could have serious problems, not...

The old engine could have serious problems, not sure what the mechanic thinks happened, rain does not normally cause hydrolock. Any moisture in an engine cylinder for 7 months could make it...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-12-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By Chromeshadow
Here are some pictures on finding it: You'll...

Here are some pictures on finding it:

You'll need to remove the radiator cover. There are 4 bolts
http://akrsd.com/h1.jpg
and 5 plastic pins
http://akrsd.com/h2.jpg
slide the cover back or...
Forum: Audio/Visual Electronics 01-10-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Chromeshadow
I don't think that is the case, each amp should...

I don't think that is the case, each amp should have it's own fuse.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 01-10-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By Chromeshadow
http://www.americanmuscle.com/convertible-top-blac...

http://www.americanmuscle.com/convertible-top-black-9499.html
http://www.americanmuscle.com/glass-convertible-window-9404.html
American Muscle has them for under $200, I think the glass adds about...
Forum: Audio/Visual Electronics 01-10-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Chromeshadow
You should be able to pull the fuse...should be...

You should be able to pull the fuse...should be listed in the operation manual and on the fuse box cover. You'll be looking for 30 amp fuses or larger.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 01-10-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By Chromeshadow
A lot of upholstery shops repair and replace...

A lot of upholstery shops repair and replace convertible tops. You could prob ask a few dealers who they use.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-09-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By Chromeshadow
You can usually tell if you have a clogged...

You can usually tell if you have a clogged exhaust with a $15 vacuum gauge in 15 minutes or less.
http://www.secondchancegarage.com/public/186.cfm

scenario 14 shows the reading for clogged exhaust
Forum: General Tech 01-09-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Chromeshadow
No, it will lose all of the preset stations but...

No, it will lose all of the preset stations but nothing else.
Btw, the engine will need to relearn it's optimum settings, you probably will not notice this.
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-09-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Chromeshadow
http://engineanswerman.com/win-a-redesigned-1971-c...

http://engineanswerman.com/win-a-redesigned-1971-chevrolet-camaro-in-the-sta-bil-360-custom-car-sweepstakes/

Nothing is worse than having exhaust come back into the car, but TV show "car fix"...
Forum: Off Topic 01-08-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,577
Posted By Chromeshadow
LMAO Btw, Very nice car OP. I'd buy an alarm...

LMAO
Btw, Very nice car OP. I'd buy an alarm clock in a heartbeat if it sounded like your car. It's funny which sounds people like and hate, not sure we can choose which sounds drive us crazy.
Forum: New Member Area 01-08-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Chromeshadow
Nice cars, I had one for 10 yrs and 195,000...

Nice cars, I had one for 10 yrs and 195,000 miles! I put an underdrive pulley on it, I also rotated the engine crankshaft position sensor (the part that looks like a gear) to advance the timing a...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-07-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Chromeshadow
Welcome, Great time of the year to be rolling...

Welcome, Great time of the year to be rolling around under your car in IL!
Most exhaust leaks I've heard-make the sound at all RPMs, just get louder the more gas you give it.

This might take two...
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