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Forum: New Member Area Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By WJBertrand
Maybe run a car fax?

Maybe run a car fax?
Forum: New Member Area 03-24-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By WJBertrand
MGW makes awesome shifters.

MGW makes awesome shifters.
Forum: Audio/Visual Electronics 03-23-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By WJBertrand
6x8 will work but you'll need the adapter plates...

6x8 will work but you'll need the adapter plates for the front door speakers to accept conventional speakers if you have a shaker system (shaker pro) has the sub. Not sure if the adapters are needed...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 03-19-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By WJBertrand
Yup if you run the report with any dash lights...

Yup if you run the report with any dash lights on, they will show up on the report. I ran one once with the key on, but the engine not running. It reported problems with my brakes (p-brake on), oil...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 03-16-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By WJBertrand
Did you run the health report with the parking...

Did you run the health report with the parking brake applied?
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-16-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By WJBertrand
I wonder if the larger wheels are carrying weight...

I wonder if the larger wheels are carrying weight further out from the axle? Even if lighter overall might there be a negative effect carrying the weight on a larger radius from the axle? I agree...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 03-10-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By WJBertrand
Sorry to hear about the issues but in part, more...

Sorry to hear about the issues but in part, more rattles and less rigidity is usually the case with the body structure of a convertible vs. a coupe or sedan. Most manufacturers try to compensate for...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-02-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 985
Posted By WJBertrand
I dunno, maybe an aftermarket CAI can provide...

I dunno, maybe an aftermarket CAI can provide more flow? It cannot supply cooler air than the OEM airbox though. If I flip my instrument panel to gauge mode and select intake air temperature and...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-23-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
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, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
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, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
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, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
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, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
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, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,800
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, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
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, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
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, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
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, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
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, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
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, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
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, 12:22 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,786
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, 04:39 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,786
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, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
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, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
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, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
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.
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