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Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 03-20-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By P51C
Definitely not a common problem. I drive mine...

Definitely not a common problem. I drive mine lots of short hops too, often in cold weather. On the stock tune, the car would occasionally hesitate a bit as it warmed up. After tuning it, it was much...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 03-19-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,851
Posted By P51C
I've had 4 Mustangs, all 5.0s, starting with a...

I've had 4 Mustangs, all 5.0s, starting with a '68....and I can tell you I was never, ever going to buy another as long as that boat anchor 4.6 was in there. All that thing could do was suck gas and...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-14-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By P51C
Sway bar end links are a known issue for these...

Sway bar end links are a known issue for these cars since 2005. Hard to characterize this as a "major issue" but, it's real. Usually it's clunks and bangs, going over bumps that result from this. I...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 03-12-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By P51C
Ummm, according to this, they made 462 horsepower...

Ummm, according to this, they made 462 horsepower with headers, race fuel and an electric WP, then added nitrous to get over 500 crank. doesn't talk about cam swaps at all...maybe wrong link?
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 03-01-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By P51C
My opinion is save the money on the CAI. It's not...

My opinion is save the money on the CAI. It's not really any gain in itself. The factory CAI and a good tune is worth pretty much the same, without the $350 tab for the CAI. Now you are down to under...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 01-28-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By P51C
You'd have to build EVERYTHING in the engine and...

You'd have to build EVERYTHING in the engine and spin it to the moon to get anywhere close to that naturally aspirated.

A base blower kit would hit that out of the box.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 01-25-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By P51C
Ford IDS can check if there has been multiple...

Ford IDS can check if there has been multiple flashes to the car but not what was flashed.

If the car rev hangs, has skip shift and moves like molasses flowing uphill off the line, one can safely...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 01-24-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By P51C
Well...except for the Procal tune, which comes...

Well...except for the Procal tune, which comes with the K&N as part of the package. That one is pretty safe though, I've been bagging on mine for 3 years with that tune.

The blue springs are...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-01-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By P51C
Yeah, BTDT, man...took me a month to get my car...

Yeah, BTDT, man...took me a month to get my car back repaired after the input shaft bearing imploded without provocation, giving the unique supercharger whine...

I negotiate hard stuff for a...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 12-31-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By P51C
Stock stuff is 2.75"....

Stock stuff is 2.75"....
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-08-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,483
Posted By P51C
I took my last Stang (an '88 LX 5.0) on a camping...

I took my last Stang (an '88 LX 5.0) on a camping trip and drove it up 100 miles of Forest Service roads, with cross ditches, etc. No problems. Nothing broke or hit, just had to be a bit careful. I...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 11-15-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By P51C
My single outlet GT500s shined up nice, despite...

My single outlet GT500s shined up nice, despite being 403 stainless. I used Mothers Aluminium Polish
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 10-15-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By P51C
At that speed, it is probably light gear whine...

At that speed, it is probably light gear whine from the rear. This is more common if you have a steep rear gearset: 3.55 or 3.73.

Not much that you can do about it. This is still a budget sports...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 09-29-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,961
Posted By P51C
mine lit up early in life, 1 owner car, no...

mine lit up early in life, 1 owner car, no provocations. I told them it was input shaft or countershaft bearing failure, leading to slight misalignment of the shafts and noise. The teardown proved...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 09-27-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By P51C
I dunno, I have a battery volt gauge right in the...

I dunno, I have a battery volt gauge right in the centre of my gauge pack.

13+ all have an oil level light in addition to the pressure gauge we all have. The car has a dipstick, check it.
...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 09-07-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By P51C
Did you cut the '12 resos out? b/c '12 GTs have...

Did you cut the '12 resos out? b/c '12 GTs have resos, same as '14s. The pipes are a direct swap, fwiw.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 08-01-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,219
Posted By P51C
You just aren't registering what you need to do...

You just aren't registering what you need to do here. You're going to take it to the dealer, fine. I would have them change the oil and filter, mark the dipstick and watch, systematically, the...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 08-01-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,219
Posted By P51C
If you have breathers no wonder it starts to...

If you have breathers no wonder it starts to smell like oil after a while. You need to monitor how much is being consumed in a controlled way.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 08-01-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,219
Posted By P51C
maybe just pull the intake tube and the left...

maybe just pull the intake tube and the left valve cover PCV and see if there is a lot of oil in there.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 08-01-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By P51C
That's bull****. The friction modifier additive...

That's bull****. The friction modifier additive is there for the diff plates and if they didn't put any in a year ago, that diff would have been moaning up a storm in turns after a few days, not a...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-31-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,219
Posted By P51C
My '12 burned a fair bit, upon running in, new....

My '12 burned a fair bit, upon running in, new. There's about 15,000 miles on it now and the consumption stabilized at around 10k and stopped being as heavy. My car has also made about 100 passes...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-30-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By P51C
Money it's your sway bar end links starting to...

Money it's your sway bar end links starting to shyt the bed. Very common problem on s197s. Mine went out at about 15,000 miles on my '12...warranty.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 06-22-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,348
Posted By P51C
Well, the 14 is a much nice car inside over the...

Well, the 14 is a much nice car inside over the older ones, much quieter, better ride, nicer materials, less nvh.

The auto is a magnificent design and, especially tuned, really makes the car a...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 06-21-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,348
Posted By P51C
Back on track...the pistons were actually changed...

Back on track...the pistons were actually changed in 13 to a new design and coating. This eliminated the need for the squirters. Some GTs still got them as they used up supplies of older blocks. The...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 06-11-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By P51C
There are GT500 FRPP mufflers, too, which are...

There are GT500 FRPP mufflers, too, which are similar to Borla Touring. If you're have 4" slash cut single wall tips they are likely the stock GT500 muffler, which is a sweet piece as it is quieter...
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