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Forum: New Member Area 03-25-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By Chromeshadow
Welcome! It's pretty easy to see if it is the...

Welcome!
It's pretty easy to see if it is the sway bar bushings, if you look at them closely you'll see a small gap where they clamp around the sway bar. The rear bars are easier to see than the...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-16-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By Chromeshadow
Does this car have a tune? It sounds like it may...

Does this car have a tune? It sounds like it may have the O2 sensors turned off.
I'd go back to basics...pull and read the spark plugs, check vacuum,compression and timing. If you have access to an...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-16-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By Chromeshadow
Have you checked the transmission fluid? Does it...

Have you checked the transmission fluid? Does it seem to shift OK?
Forum: SVO Forum 03-13-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Chromeshadow
I'd start by checking these. Here are tips for...

I'd start by checking these. Here are tips for checking the vaccum/intake manifold leak
http://www.secondchancegarage.com/public/186.cfm
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 03-09-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Chromeshadow
The good news, if your battery drains over night,...

The good news, if your battery drains over night, something is sucking over 1A continuously, probably closer to 2A or 3A. If you get a cheap digital meter (even Walmart has them for about $10) that...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 03-09-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By Chromeshadow
The connecting rod cannot make noise by itself, I...

The connecting rod cannot make noise by itself, I have heard of times when the pin that connects it to the piston is loose, or the rings and cylinder wear to the point that the piston slaps the...
Forum: General Tech 03-05-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By Chromeshadow
Jim, yours may read correctly, mine reads 5% low...

Jim, yours may read correctly, mine reads 5% low at best, and will show a huge drop in mileage at times that is not mathmatically possible. I drove on the highway for 4 hrs at 70 mph, getting 31 mpg....
Forum: General Tech 03-03-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By Chromeshadow
My readout reads real low in city and stop and go...

My readout reads real low in city and stop and go traffic, far below calculating it by hand.
LA traffic can be a b!tch, can't get good mileage parked on the freeway.
If I reset it driving on the...
Forum: General Tech 03-03-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By Chromeshadow
Are you just looking at the readout or...

Are you just looking at the readout or calculating it by hand?
Forum: Washington Regional Chapter 02-28-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By Chromeshadow
Congrats and welcome! I drove past that...

Congrats and welcome!


I drove past that going skiing at Crystal Mountain once. Doesn't the name mean place of evil spirits or something?

Btw, the 3.7 is a good choice for curves and wet...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-22-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By Chromeshadow
2011 and newer use electronic assist, there is no...

2011 and newer use electronic assist, there is no hydrolic fluid in the power steering.

The only fluids are radiator, brakes, engine and wind shield washers.
Forum: Audio/Visual Electronics 02-21-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Chromeshadow
I have the OE...extended range in our F150, it's...

I have the OE...extended range in our F150, it's terrific. It has enough range to start from most places and blinks green when it starts. I got 4 fobs, so we have one for everone.
Forum: General Tech 02-16-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Chromeshadow
How many miles do you have on it? Auto-manual?...

How many miles do you have on it? Auto-manual? 3.31 or 2.73 differential? Have you checked it by hand or just read the display? I get over 30 on highway trips, I can get 15 around town if I have a...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 02-12-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Chromeshadow
Not sure where you hooked your meter, hope it...

Not sure where you hooked your meter, hope it wasn't to a plug wire.
So is the engine turning over now when you try to start it? If so, have you tried a little starting fluid?
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 02-12-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 750
Posted By Chromeshadow
Well almost never...on cars with 400 hp or...

Well almost never...on cars with 400 hp or more...with good traction..and a good transmission.. and really good traction control.
My best time on my stock - untuned 3.7 0-60 is 5.6 seconds with 3/4...
Forum: Convertible Tech 02-12-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 870
Posted By Chromeshadow
When I lived in San Diego I only washed my cars...

When I lived in San Diego I only washed my cars by hand, I never considered the horror of taking it though a car wash. It's 5 degree outside here in WI, which means if you drive your car in winter,...
Forum: Convertible Tech 02-11-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 870
Posted By Chromeshadow
I drive my 3.7 all year, our current vert- stays...

I drive my 3.7 all year, our current vert- stays inside in the winter. I checked under the 3.7 a month ago, still rust free. I had the dealer treat the underside when it was new, not sure if that...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 02-11-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Chromeshadow
Do this Do the headlights work? Do they...

Do this

Do the headlights work? Do they work when you try to start the car?
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 02-11-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 750
Posted By Chromeshadow
This car should run 0-60 in 5 seconds flat. Are...

This car should run 0-60 in 5 seconds flat. Are you running premium gas? What rear end gears does it have? Is it broken in yet? Is traction control turned off?
Forum: Convertible Tech 02-11-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 870
Posted By Chromeshadow
Ron, Welcome to the forum! We've had two...

Ron, Welcome to the forum! We've had two convertibles over the last 12 year and run them through car washes on a regular basis. The new verts can take weather nearly as well as a coupe without...
Forum: New Member Area 02-08-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By Chromeshadow
Welome, should look like this.What wheels do you...

Welome, should look like this.What wheels do you have in mind?
Forum: Street/Strip 02-07-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,538
Posted By Chromeshadow
I have the same 2.0L 4 banger in my Solstice GTX ...

I have the same 2.0L 4 banger in my Solstice GTX with the factory GMPP performance tune, it's way faster than my 3.7 . They have 260 hp stock, the tune is supposed to add 30 up but it feels like...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 02-06-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Chromeshadow
Did you clean the battery posts and the battery...

Did you clean the battery posts and the battery cable terminators with a terminal cleaning brush? ...
Forum: General Tech 02-05-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Chromeshadow
Does the door (where the latch is) line up to the...

Does the door (where the latch is) line up to the body properly? It looks to me like some one was backing up with the door open and hit something. Then the door was pushed forward, and every time the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-31-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,343
Posted By Chromeshadow
The factory wheels on the 2012 3.7 performance...

The factory wheels on the 2012 3.7 performance package are 19" with 255/40R19 tires.
This would be my choice if I wanted 19s. Btw, the top speed limiter is the same for both the 3.31 and 2.73...
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