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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-02-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By tbear853
Hope all works out OK ..... I know it sucks to...

Hope all works out OK ..... I know it sucks to have a new car damaged so soon. I personally think you did the right thing.

I understand people making mistakes and I understand parts failing...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-24-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,561
Posted By tbear853
I bought them for our '01 Mercury back in 2002...

I bought them for our '01 Mercury back in 2002 and knew they were made in Germany and they have the machined lip that goes in channel, I really like them!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-21-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,252
Posted By tbear853
Don't know anything about the OP .... but a trick...

Don't know anything about the OP .... but a trick I was shown many many years ago with touchup paint is tear a match out of a book of matches and use the torn end as the brush.

I guess you can...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-20-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By tbear853
I have to say .... 4.6 GTs will turn my head...

I have to say .... 4.6 GTs will turn my head faster than a 5.0 when I hear them (and for some reason, a 4.6 stick more so than an auto???). in fact ..... I'm not recalling hearing any 5.0s in...
Forum: General Tech 02-20-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By tbear853
Yep, gotta keep the air bags! :icon_surfing: ...

Yep, gotta keep the air bags! :icon_surfing:

I am surprised that in all of your part of Va., no one has a stock mustang wheel. When it gets warmer you can probably find what you need at a pick...
Forum: General Tech 02-20-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By tbear853
Great! :icon_eddie: :icon_frown:...

Great! :icon_eddie:



:icon_frown: Where's the jack stand? :icon_rolleyes:
Forum: General Tech 02-12-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By tbear853
I'd go talk to whomever sold them to me and let...

I'd go talk to whomever sold them to me and let them know what happened and see about a replacement pad set. Wagners are good pads, any idea why the chip?
Forum: General Tech 02-12-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By tbear853
At the very least, I'd pass it (and it's mate)...

At the very least, I'd pass it (and it's mate) across a brake lathe for a skim to make sure no defect in surface.

Wonder what happened there?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-28-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By tbear853
You'll maybe skoff at the suggestion I offer but...

You'll maybe skoff at the suggestion I offer but ..... it works.

http://www.shop.bondraperformanceengineering.com/Mustang-EZ-Clutch-Pedal-Extension-MusEZ.htm

It's 40 mm thick, that is about...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 01-27-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By tbear853
That always seemed to make a car look faster...

That always seemed to make a car look faster through my radar ..... and I always shaved what it added off the top ..... and took time to say "Thank You" .... :icon_dance-tap:
.... what it does for...
Forum: Virginia Regional Chapter 01-25-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,640
Posted By tbear853
Les Shenandoah Valley of Va. 2008 GT 5spd ...

Les
Shenandoah Valley of Va.
2008 GT 5spd
DCAR
Forum: General Tech 01-22-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By tbear853
They are notched to make it easier to grasp,...

They are notched to make it easier to grasp, squeeze and install / release spring type radiator or other hose clamps found on so many cars.
...
Forum: General Tech 12-19-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By tbear853
How many miles on engine? How often is...

How many miles on engine?

How often is service?

What kind of oil and weight are used?

How far is your normal drive or commute?
Forum: General Tech 12-19-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By tbear853
http://mustangforums.com/forum/general-tech/715663...

http://mustangforums.com/forum/general-tech/715663-between-the-mufflers.html

Nothing changed :icon_look: .... :icon_wink: you are welcome.
Forum: General Tech 12-15-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By tbear853
It's to do with the evaporative emissions system,...

It's to do with the evaporative emissions system, it houses the vapor canister and related parts ..... either reattach it or visit a salvage yard.
Forum: General Tech 12-15-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By tbear853
I don't know about putting a 429 / 460 in one...

I don't know about putting a 429 / 460 in one ..... but back in the very early to mid '70s I had a buddy who was a little older and a first rate mechanic who also had a '67 Mustang hard top into...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-12-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,414
Posted By tbear853
Dirt roads also cut down on passing traffic using...

Dirt roads also cut down on passing traffic using the road as a shortcut.

1/2 mile each way, just drive 15 mph and take two minutes doing that 1/2 mile.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-12-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,183
Posted By tbear853
I put a Hurst Billet+ in ours last year and not...

I put a Hurst Billet+ in ours last year and not long later I made a short extension that raised the stick about 1-7/8" and angled it a hair rearwards, I still have a much shorter than stock throw...
Forum: General Tech 11-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By tbear853
At least they are attempting to look like they...

At least they are attempting to look like they are meeting you part way I guess. :icon_shrug:
I think they the dealership should do the fix on their dime as it was their screw up .......
Forum: General Tech 11-27-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By tbear853
You do mean while it's rolling forwards but the...

You do mean while it's rolling forwards but the clutch held in don't you???

You are talking about a pinion seal I'm thinking, not a gasket for the rear end cover?

Sorry to read that. ...
Forum: General Tech 11-24-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By tbear853
I've been using SilGlyde for years on brake parts...

I've been using SilGlyde for years on brake parts that rub each other, etc, great stuff.

Also use RuGlyde on my tires and rubber bushings, etc. ... since I started applying it on dad's tires as a...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-21-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,022
Posted By tbear853
I have trouble seeing 20 mpg in a stock 4.6...

I have trouble seeing 20 mpg in a stock 4.6 Mustang 5 speed .... even at 70-80 .... as "good" mileage. Is that on CC or driver's foot?

At 55-60 on the highway, '08 GT coupe, 5 speed, 3.31...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-21-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By tbear853
I saw your other thread from last year about no...

I saw your other thread from last year about no straight line stability ..... but you never posted a follow up? Was that resolved?

In the pics above, I'm not seeing the abnormal rear tire wear...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-19-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,077
Posted By tbear853
Smile I do my 1/2-20 and 14mm lugs 100-105 ft lbs. I...

I do my 1/2-20 and 14mm lugs 100-105 ft lbs. I used to just do them "guuddentite" with a large 4way back in the '70s, then after I joined the state police in '78 and started seeing folk broke down...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By tbear853
Absolutely no sign of any corrosion on our 2008...

Absolutely no sign of any corrosion on our 2008 GT's hood. :icon_stooge:

I know, you don't "know" us or our cars, but just wanted to say it ain't all of them. :icon_patriot:
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