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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-24-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By unitedwestang
I have no experience with that particular sealer,...

I have no experience with that particular sealer, but in my opinion if it seals the engine case halve together it should be fine for the diff cover. But like I said, I have no experience with it,...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-24-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By unitedwestang
Oh boy, now you're really testing my memory. ...

Oh boy, now you're really testing my memory. You'd have to search on here or check a manual to find the weight. I do know you need to get the bottle of friction modifier because of the clutch...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-24-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By unitedwestang
No problem. In my particular case I didn't know...

No problem. In my particular case I didn't know if the rear gears had been changed either. So I did exactly as I described above. I counted about three and three fourths revolutions of the drive...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-24-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By unitedwestang
The slightly taller tire would cause the speedo...

The slightly taller tire would cause the speedo to read a little slower, but we're only talking about a couple percent--certainly not the 10mph difference you are claiming.

Are you the original...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-12-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By unitedwestang
Thanks for the suggestions, but it already has...

Thanks for the suggestions, but it already has poly isolators. Right now rolling the fenders is my last consideration. I've seen some pretty botched jobs from rolling fenders. I know you can rent...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-11-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By unitedwestang
If you don't mind explaining, how does cutting a...

If you don't mind explaining, how does cutting a stock spring create a bouncy ride?

k=Gd(wire)^4/8nd^3(coil)

Since we're not changing the material at all G, d(wire), and d(coil) all stay...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-11-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By unitedwestang
Glad you read my post at all. Ya let me throw...

Glad you read my post at all.
Ya let me throw some $300-$400 shocks on there and turn the stiffness way up the blow them out after 10k miles. That's what I want to do.

I'm also well aware of...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-11-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By unitedwestang
I was always under the impression that matching...

I was always under the impression that matching shocks and springs were important. i.e. pairing too stiff of a shock with a spring will cause premature shock wear since the shock will be trying to...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-09-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By unitedwestang
Currently has Tokico blues from previous owner

Currently has Tokico blues from previous owner
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-09-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By unitedwestang
I'd rather ruin a set of stock springs than ruin...

I'd rather ruin a set of stock springs than ruin a fender. I also don't plan on buying a set of narrower wheels so I can run a narrower tire. There's plenty of people that run wider tires than...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-09-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By unitedwestang
Cut Stock Springs vs. Progressive Springs

My car currently has H&R progressive lowering springs on it. They were on it when I got it. I have no real problems with the handling of the car, especially in the front. The rear however, is...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-08-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By unitedwestang
There might be a post on here with some...

There might be a post on here with some information. Otherwise, sorry, I don't have an answer....

http://www.f150online.com/forums/transmissions/299532-mustang-4r70w-f150.html
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 02-08-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By unitedwestang
As much as I'd love to help you out, we can't...

As much as I'd love to help you out, we can't really tell you what exhaust to get. Everyone's taste is different.

In opposition to the comment above, I don't care for Flowmaster. Nothing against...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 01-20-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By unitedwestang
To replace the abs ring it requires the removal...

To replace the abs ring it requires the removal of the axle shaft it is mounted to, which gets more involved. Depending on your skill level, it really isn't too difficult. I had a bent axle shaft,...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-16-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,765
Posted By unitedwestang
Thanks for the complements guys!

Thanks for the complements guys!
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-15-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,765
Posted By unitedwestang
Mustang GT with Homemade Straight Through...

Mustang GT with Homemade Straight Through Mufflers - YouTube

I think these sound good. Not amazing but good. They are pretty close to straight pipe volume, but with more tone basically. Still...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-15-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,765
Posted By unitedwestang
http://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/mustangforums.com-vbul...

http://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/mustangforums.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-20150114_172335_3914e171cc25c7eec2855438f2ca27b46a37da47.jpg

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Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-15-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,765
Posted By unitedwestang
Just test drove the chamber/straight through...

Just test drove the chamber/straight through hybrid mufflers. I really like the sound. The video didn't capture the sound very well though. The idle/revs part is good, but the drive bys aren't...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-13-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,765
Posted By unitedwestang
Really started on making the mufflers today. ...

Really started on making the mufflers today. Everything seems to be going alright so far. Got everything welded I needed to today. Coated everything with some VHT header paint. I'll bake it...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-11-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,765
Posted By unitedwestang
Templates for all the pieces to the mufflers. ...

Templates for all the pieces to the mufflers. I'm gonna stop by my buddy's tomorrow afternoon to cut them out. That's the plan now at least.

...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-11-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,765
Posted By unitedwestang
Here it is. Personally, I don't think it sounds...

Here it is. Personally, I don't think it sounds terrible other than under hard acceleration. Definitely too loud though if you care what people think at all...

Mustang GT Straight Piped w/ Long...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-10-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,765
Posted By unitedwestang
Haha I can do that. It's definitely not something...

Haha I can do that. It's definitely not something I think I would ever go back to though. Last night when I started it up and have it a little rev it was obnoxiously loud with zero tone.
Don't get...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-09-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,765
Posted By unitedwestang
Finished the exhaust (aside from the mufflers). ...

Finished the exhaust (aside from the mufflers). Started it up and leak free!
You can see the straight section of pipe I have in temporarily until I make mufflers next week.

Doing this has made...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-09-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,765
Posted By unitedwestang
Went to the local muffler shop to get some pipe....

Went to the local muffler shop to get some pipe. I've got the geometry of the flow tubes figured out but I'm going to need something to fill the gap between the flow tubes and tail pipes when I...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 01-08-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,765
Posted By unitedwestang
Everything tailpipe wise is welded and ready to...

Everything tailpipe wise is welded and ready to go back up. Next step: flow tubes.

...
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