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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-25-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By bl817
+1 for junkyards or your local CL. LKQ or other...

+1 for junkyards or your local CL. LKQ or other late model parts company. would be a good time to replace clutch and shifter as well.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 03-14-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By bl817
use the search box and type in "SJB water leak"...

use the search box and type in "SJB water leak" or "Water on SJB". there is tons of info to determine source of leak and solution. check the cowl drain plugs. pass side one is between engine and...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-23-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By bl817
on the 05 gt, if you turn off the tcs via tuner...

on the 05 gt, if you turn off the tcs via tuner then a message comes up on the speedo that says such and needs a press of the reset button to clear it.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 02-10-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 17,477
Posted By bl817
if you feel between the engine and battery down...

if you feel between the engine and battery down on the fire wall, you will find a rubber drain for the cowl area where the cabin air filter goes. there is one on the drivers side in the same relative...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-05-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By bl817
remove the TB spacer for sure. find a used oem...

remove the TB spacer for sure. find a used oem intake plenum/manifold (you don't have FRPP CAI, you have a FRPP intake plenum, big difference) unless your planning on going FI anytime soon, its not...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-05-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 773
Posted By bl817
I wouldn't think that all the new bolts wont...

I wouldn't think that all the new bolts wont tighten in their respective places unless they are the wrong size bolts. I don't think all the captured nuts are stripped either. if the prior ones fell...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-05-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By bl817
Nuke is right. if you pull off the kickpanel...

Nuke is right. if you pull off the kickpanel trim, and take the glove box out, you can look up above the SJB and see water trails from where water has leaked from the big grommet/harness that goes...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-04-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By bl817
the 2 cowl drains are on either side of the motor...

the 2 cowl drains are on either side of the motor just under a bend in the fire wall, you can access them thru the engine bay. they are pretty flimsy rubber and can be pulled out and put back in...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-02-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 773
Posted By bl817
are you using the original bolts or the ones that...

are you using the original bolts or the ones that came with the exhaust?
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-02-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By bl817
+1 on everything thus far. you have a bit of work...

+1 on everything thus far. you have a bit of work to do to fix this. the sjb is hot all the time meaning that if water finds ground via leaky connector then what your describing happens. I had one...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-02-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By bl817
what replacement parts did you use?

what replacement parts did you use?
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-01-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By bl817
numerous misfire codes leading to failsafe mode....

numerous misfire codes leading to failsafe mode. have an extra car on hand to return non oem plugs to parts store. oem motorcraft plugs are gapped .054. Autolites and champions are pregapped .045 and...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 01-29-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By bl817
use whatever plugs you want on your 05. headaches...

use whatever plugs you want on your 05. headaches will ensue. good luck
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 01-29-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By bl817
possibly the synchros are going out? or are just...

possibly the synchros are going out? or are just slow when fluid is cold.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-29-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By bl817
the early s197 with the track lock button, if you...

the early s197 with the track lock button, if you turn off the track lock with tuner, there is a message on the display that needs acknowledged to clear so might as well just use the button to turn...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 01-24-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By bl817
this isn't a bad job at all if you take your...

this isn't a bad job at all if you take your time. run a can of B12 chemtool thru your gas to help dissolve carbon deposits. the most nerve wracking part is breaking loose that first plug. let the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-24-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By bl817
+1 on all the above. what prompted you to replace...

+1 on all the above. what prompted you to replace the alt? where did you get the new one? could be a bad replacement. the alts on these cars are headaches when they start going bad. how was the car...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-21-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By bl817
sounds like the stepper motor is going out. there...

sounds like the stepper motor is going out. there is a motor for each dial so 6 in all for the GT. search "stepper motor" on here or google and youll see what I mean. its not hard to fix if you can...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-15-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By bl817
ok, just went and looked at mine. there are 4...

ok, just went and looked at mine. there are 4 plastic screw type clips on the front (2 each side) that need to come off. then take off the wipers. the rubber that is against the bottom of the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-15-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By bl817
the leaking comes from the lower clips. there is...

the leaking comes from the lower clips. there is a rubber/foam type gasket under the clips. if the plastic tangs that hold the clips in place fail over time, then water can get in under the gasket....
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-14-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By bl817
Bassani AB= what wind noise?? HAHA. I to have...

Bassani AB= what wind noise?? HAHA. I to have wind noise from the upper part of the windshield, sounds like behind/above the rear view mirror. not very noticeable till I get 65+ mph. its loud enough...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-09-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 959
Posted By bl817
the sx3/sf3 3000/3015 uses a usb printer cable....

the sx3/sf3 3000/3015 uses a usb printer cable. just looked at sxt's web site. looks like one cable is regular usb to mini usb, like cell phone charger. seems silly that they would make the ODBII...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-06-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By bl817
I guess it would depend on how long your going to...

I guess it would depend on how long your going to keep your car or if you know someone that can write tunes etc. I agree that 238.50 is I bit steep for used and you don't need to spend 150 on tunes...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 12-25-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By bl817
not sure what this is about but you could buy a...

not sure what this is about but you could buy a GT or a nice down payment on a 2015 S550 in any trim
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-25-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,847
Posted By bl817
not on my 05' gt premium, I did the tcs always...

not on my 05' gt premium, I did the tcs always off and I still got the message in the display I had to acknowledge when I started the car so had to hit the reset to clear it. also its nice to have on...
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