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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-28-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By Derf00
Look for black soot along all the exhaust pipe...

Look for black soot along all the exhaust pipe connection points. If you see any, that's where the leak is.

http://hornskeith.com/04gto/exhaust%20leak.jpg
Forum: Off Topic 01-28-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By Derf00
Bad alt would only apply if he couldn't restart...

Bad alt would only apply if he couldn't restart the car after shutting down, not Ok 1-2 hours later or nothing if longer. That's either a battery issue or a draining issue.

Thai, You mentioned a...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-27-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Derf00
Maybe but a code would be thrown...something like...

Maybe but a code would be thrown...something like a P0133, P0153 would be a slow to respond O2 sensor (Bank 1 or 2 respectively Sensor 1) that would cause that. As the car dumps fuel in, the O2...
Forum: The Racers Bench 01-26-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By Derf00
115 mph in my old 2000 Mustang. It was speed...

115 mph in my old 2000 Mustang. It was speed limited :D
120 in my current car. Above 100 the hood starts flopping. Don't trust it unless I get hood pins.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-26-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Derf00
Unmetered air would cause a surge like that. Only...

Unmetered air would cause a surge like that. Only two places that could've really happened given you just replaced the alternator. Intake Hose to Throttle Body OR Throttle Body to Intake Manifold...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 01-21-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By Derf00
Reliability is about the same for both but yes,...

Reliability is about the same for both but yes, the LS1 is a more powerful motor than the 2V 4.6L and will respond better to mods.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-21-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Derf00
Check out Rock Auto, they carry a lot of...

Check out Rock Auto, they carry a lot of different brands and tiers of pads (econo, DD, performance) including Ford's Motorcraft brand. I just checked out the Motorcraft Pads for the Performance...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-21-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Derf00
There is usually a rubber or rubber like gasket...

There is usually a rubber or rubber like gasket in the connector, try removing it to see if it will fit on better. if it does, trim the thickness so that the sesor will still clip on. It might also...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-21-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By Derf00
Nice! I may order his Torque tune just to see how...

Nice! I may order his Torque tune just to see how it differs from the AM-Bama tune I have. He was on his way out before I had a chance to get my car and tuner. The one time I did contact him via...
Forum: Off Topic 01-16-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 590
Posted By Derf00
MMM...do what you want with your car. You can't...

MMM...do what you want with your car. You can't make 100% of the people happy. Just not possible. Is the car for you or for everyone else?
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 01-16-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,183
Posted By Derf00
60K is around the average the servo piston bores...

60K is around the average the servo piston bores show their wear. The dropping out of gear is kind of a tell-tale sign but not necessarily the only one. As long as you don't have any other issues, I...
Forum: Tuner Central 01-16-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Derf00
^^This, The tune is 95% of the power gain....

^^This,

The tune is 95% of the power gain. Ford is very conservative on their factory tune. Now if the site claims huge power (more than 1 or 2 percent) gains on just a CAI alone...they are lying.
Forum: Off Topic 01-16-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 932
Posted By Derf00
Venice beach is "unique" (read weird as fug). ...

Venice beach is "unique" (read weird as fug). Mainly a tourist attraction like red pointed out. Nice to visit and say you've been there, definitely not someplace to go on a regular basis or live...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-16-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,026
Posted By Derf00
Depending on your moral compass, if you leave it,...

Depending on your moral compass, if you leave it, at least tell the new owner about it. It will negatively affect the price you sell it at though. If you don't disclose it, the new owner probably...
Forum: General Tech 01-15-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Derf00
Yeah 08 bullitt rims that have been painted...

Yeah 08 bullitt rims that have been painted black.
...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-15-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,026
Posted By Derf00
Sounds like a leak in the heater core. When you...

Sounds like a leak in the heater core. When you turn on the heat, your cooling system loses pressure and fluid because of the leak. that pressure drop would cause the fluid to boil at a lower temp. ...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-15-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By Derf00
I'm curious OP, any updates on the problem with...

I'm curious OP, any updates on the problem with the car?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-14-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By Derf00
Depends, 60mph is the harmonic frequency of...

Depends, 60mph is the harmonic frequency of tires... meaning, if your tires are out of balance, 60-65 mph is the speed they start to shake at.

How's the balance of the tires? I'd check there...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 01-14-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Derf00
Dot 3 and Dot 4 are compatible with each other....

Dot 3 and Dot 4 are compatible with each other. The difference is the boiling Temp (DOT 4 is higher).

DOT 5 is silicone based and is NOT compatible with 3 or 4.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-14-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,667
Posted By Derf00
Good luck with the outcome. I'm wondering if the...

Good luck with the outcome. I'm wondering if the part number is a reference to a firmware revision for the PCM (something like Ford Firmware v xx.xxx with a Service # of xxx.xxx.xx.) It wouldn't be a...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 01-13-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By Derf00
Bad MAF (MASS Air Flow sensor) in the intake or a...

Bad MAF (MASS Air Flow sensor) in the intake or a leak in the intake could cause this too.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-13-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,667
Posted By Derf00
Art, sounds like you need to find a new service...

Art, sounds like you need to find a new service center and stop dickering with dicks.

There are three in my area (within about 20 mile radius). One is a bunch of a-holes that sound like they're...
Forum: Carolina Regional Chapter 01-13-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 591
Posted By Derf00
I'm not getting the warm and fuzzies from it. ...

I'm not getting the warm and fuzzies from it. Can't speak about the price since I'm not from your area although 'tis the season to buy a RWD car :)

5 owners in almost as many years. Ew.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-13-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By Derf00
Wow, that's a lot! I'd love to see the...

Wow, that's a lot! I'd love to see the parts/labor break down for that!

What made them check out the tie-rods? Did you complain about a steering issue?

The Outer tierods are hella easy. The...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-13-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By Derf00
Timing issues can also be related to oil pressure...

Timing issues can also be related to oil pressure in these cars.

http://www3.jasperengines.com/blog/2014/03/07/ford-4-6l5-4l-3-valve-vvt-oil-pump-update/

Note the RPM the OEM pump starts to...
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