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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-23-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By WJBertrand
Maybe if it buys you some piece of mind, install...

Maybe if it buys you some piece of mind, install a manual switch for the fan? I did that on a motorcycle that I had where the automatic switch would not turn on the fan until just before the temp...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-10-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By WJBertrand
When does it blow smoke? If it does it on start...

When does it blow smoke? If it does it on start up from cold or after sitting a while, it's likely valve guide seals. If it smokes while driving upon letting up on the gas pedal, i.e. transitioning...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 02-04-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By WJBertrand
Looks like ****. They could make a hatch back...

Looks like ****. They could make a hatch back without screwing up the roof line so badly like that if they wanted to.
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 02-04-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By WJBertrand
Another significant detail seems to be the finish...

Another significant detail seems to be the finish on the cylinder bores. I think the 5.0 has steel liners.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-03-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By WJBertrand
Mine looked like it was leaking out of both too. ...

Mine looked like it was leaking out of both too. I installed an axle expansion reservoir, cleaned everything down with brake cleaner and it's remained dry since (~6 months+). Either the fluid from...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 02-02-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,729
Posted By WJBertrand
Just installed the Pro-Cal II tune this weekend....

Just installed the Pro-Cal II tune this weekend. After about 14,000 miles I've averaged about 21 MPG in my typical driving. I'll be keeping an eye on it moving forward. If you have 50 MPG...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 02-02-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By WJBertrand
If they do that, I would bet they don't include...

If they do that, I would bet they don't include the flat plane crank. Of course this would also mean no new Boss 302s. They'd have to be a Boss 317s!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-02-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By WJBertrand
Potentially any power train modification can void...

Potentially any power train modification can void a particular claim if the modification can be shown to have lead to the failure. For example, if you put in a CAI and later a rear differential seal...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-30-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By WJBertrand
I've heard that the factory fixes don't really...

I've heard that the factory fixes don't really solve the problem or do not solve it for very long. I just bit the bullet and added a JLT axle expansion tank, degreased everything and topped off the...
Forum: New Member Area 01-23-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By WJBertrand
There's a TSB to replace the front suspension...

There's a TSB to replace the front suspension lower control arms due to squeaking. Just had my left one done, right one is quiet so far.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-20-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By WJBertrand
There are aftermarket bluetooth kits, like these...

There are aftermarket bluetooth kits, like these from Parrot that you can add to your stock head unit. Less functionality than sync I believe however.
...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 01-14-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By WJBertrand
Borla touring exhausts are perfect in my opinion...

Borla touring exhausts are perfect in my opinion when you just want to hear a little rumble but not be loud enough to piss off neighbors or garner LEO attention. I've got touring axle backs on my...
Forum: Off Topic 01-09-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,775
Posted By WJBertrand
What evidence do you reference to say that...

What evidence do you reference to say that article is BS? Hmmm, that's what I thought....
Forum: Off Topic 01-08-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,775
Posted By WJBertrand
I had a neighbor across the street from me that...

I had a neighbor across the street from me that used to start up his stock Honda Accord and let it run for 15-20 minutes on fast idle. It wasn't really very loud but it was pretty annoying just the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-06-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By WJBertrand
Just had mine updated (this latest version was a...

Just had mine updated (this latest version was a dealer only deal) and the version shows as 4.2.1.4 on my sync history site. Maybe the "T" is for "touch" or nav systems that I don't have? I don't...
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 01-06-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By WJBertrand
Sounds like my story. Loved the '64 - '70...

Sounds like my story. Loved the '64 - '70 mustangs but was too young and too poor to ever afford one then. From '71 - '04 I was busy with college, grad school, building a career, raising a family,...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 12-17-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By WJBertrand
Open your doors and look at the bottom edges and...

Open your doors and look at the bottom edges and confirm the little drain holes / slots are open.
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 12-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,785
Posted By WJBertrand
Depends how the officer uses the radar. What you...

Depends how the officer uses the radar. What you describe is instant on, and yeah, your radar detector won't help there as the LEO has already seen you.

Around here though, the CHP don't seem to...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-11-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,693
Posted By WJBertrand
Time to file a small claims lawsuit.

Time to file a small claims lawsuit.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-11-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By WJBertrand
Can you retrieve the metal bit with a magnetic...

Can you retrieve the metal bit with a magnetic retriever tool? It's tough to assemble something blind. I suspect you are just a bit off with your alignment or the starting point for thread...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 12-11-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,785
Posted By WJBertrand
Sounds like you know you're guilty. Man up, pay...

Sounds like you know you're guilty. Man up, pay the fine, slow down and maybe buy a radar detector.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-10-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By WJBertrand
I've had this problem before with other cars....

I've had this problem before with other cars. Curing it requires a clutch replacement. Also fit a new flywheel, don't just machine yours. Refinishing the old one never seems to last very long...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-08-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,693
Posted By WJBertrand
I would be surprised if the limiter didn't...

I would be surprised if the limiter didn't actually or also cut out or retard the ignition. In that case you would never venture into a lean, detonation region.
Forum: Off Topic 12-04-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 908
Posted By WJBertrand
Wow, that's cheap! It only just reached $2.99...

Wow, that's cheap! It only just reached $2.99 here in SoCal for regular. Haven't seen any grade less than $3 / gallon in years around here.
Forum: Off Topic 12-04-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,081
Posted By WJBertrand
I didn't think the intent was to refine the oil...

I didn't think the intent was to refine the oil before selling it. If that were the case we'd be selling gasoline, plastic feed stocks and other petrochemical products instead of oil. While there...
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