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Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-14-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 490
Posted By jthorn9
To be on par with a 99-04 GT you have a lot of...

To be on par with a 99-04 GT you have a lot of ground to make up. Not set of bolt ons, will put you on par with a GT except for those that involve a major engine over haul. You have two options:
...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-03-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By jthorn9
There are cheap ways and expensive ways to run...

There are cheap ways and expensive ways to run exhaust. The cheapest will be to buy the mufflers yourself, then have a shop fab it all into place. Shops charge the base price you'll find online (even...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-22-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By jthorn9
Oil on the plug is never a good thing. That's...

Oil on the plug is never a good thing. That's symptoms of a blown head gasket, and or even worst, symptoms of a blown piston ring. Oil should never build up on spark plugs as oil is contained in the...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-18-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By jthorn9
In doing homework you should have also discovered...

In doing homework you should have also discovered that pushing a 3.8L Essex V6 to those power levels is going to require A LOT of money.

You would use a V6 dual mid pipe, then attach any GT...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-18-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By jthorn9
1.) Check all vacuum lines for rot, disconnect,...

1.) Check all vacuum lines for rot, disconnect, leaks, etc.
2.) Unplug and clean the MAF and AIT sensors (follow general electronic cleaning practices)
3.) If those two check out, it could very...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-17-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By jthorn9
The cast pistons are good for no more than 9PSI...

The cast pistons are good for no more than 9PSI and that's pushing it, it's the same problem a lot of 99/01 Cobra owners run into.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-15-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By jthorn9
No, completely different exhaust.

No, completely different exhaust.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-15-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By jthorn9
The M112 supercharger the lightnings used (same...

The M112 supercharger the lightnings used (same as the Cobra) will not just drop into your truck. You will need a lot of parts from a lightning plus forged internals. If you don't put forged...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-15-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By jthorn9
Those "things" you're finding on ebay are not...

Those "things" you're finding on ebay are not real kits nor are they complete turbos. They are the bottom of the bottom of the bottom of the barrel and are just thrown together. A quality turbo unit,...
Forum: Off Topic 03-14-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By jthorn9
I'm assuming that's not 27,000 original miles....

I'm assuming that's not 27,000 original miles. That's what owners look for, how many miles are on the body unless it's been listed as restored.

Book value for private sale is gonna be right around...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-14-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By jthorn9
Super six motorsports will be your best bet. ...

Super six motorsports will be your best bet.

The turbo will generate massive horse power, but will also cost 2 to 4 times as much a super charger. To hit the 375 rwhp mark you will need to run a...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-07-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By jthorn9
I'll keep the thread going despite no longer...

I'll keep the thread going despite no longer owning an sn95 v6 :(

2013 Mustang GT CS
Airaide CAI
Bama Tune

2013 Mustang Pony Package
Airaide CAI
Bama Tune
SCT XCal Tuner
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-06-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By jthorn9
Only thing that comes to mind.....why change the...

Only thing that comes to mind.....why change the cam and not the heads?
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-06-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By jthorn9
As stated, you may want to just look into getting...

As stated, you may want to just look into getting a new car. Much easier and economical solution.
Forum: V6 General Discussion 03-04-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,448
Posted By jthorn9
Please post in the correct section, but you're...

Please post in the correct section, but you're having problems because your car probably isn't tuned correctly. Unless you're running big power there is not reason to put an aftermarket CAI on a V6,...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-01-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By jthorn9
Basically you need to buy the GT adapter kit from...

Basically you need to buy the GT adapter kit from american muscle or have a shop custom fab a mid pipe, but from the axle back it's the same. Well, you will need an exhaust hanger kit for the...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 02-08-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By jthorn9
Replacing all the wiring is the easiest thing to...

Replacing all the wiring is the easiest thing to do, it allows you to return the car to factory and will yield the best sound. The Mach symbol means it has Fords premium Mach 460 audio system, so in...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 02-08-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By jthorn9
Replacing the Mach 460 is a lot easier if you...

Replacing the Mach 460 is a lot easier if you bypass the original harness and install new wires. By doing this you will get the best sound quality as well as be able to return the car to factory if...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-23-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By jthorn9
A CAI alone is only good for around 2-5 rwhp. In...

A CAI alone is only good for around 2-5 rwhp. In other words, so minimal, you won't really be able to tell it's there. The CAI is a good starting point in that it supports other mods, but doesn't do...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-16-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By jthorn9
You said the problem gets worse as the engine...

You said the problem gets worse as the engine gets warmer. Could be in relation to a fuel delivery or spark issue. The thermostat sensor helps monitor engine temp to control both of these. Remember...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-15-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By jthorn9
I would look into the thermostat and the sensor....

I would look into the thermostat and the sensor. Also could be the IAC sensor as well.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-11-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By jthorn9
Touche' lol, that's what I meant lol.

Touche' lol, that's what I meant lol.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-11-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By jthorn9
I would have your IAC sensor checked out first....

I would have your IAC sensor checked out first. When the IAC sensor starts to fail your idle will become erratic and the car can sometimes stall out at idle.

Another area to check would be the...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-11-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By jthorn9
No gains will be had on an un-ported intake...

No gains will be had on an un-ported intake without forced induction.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 01-04-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By jthorn9
Below are probably the most popular sites for car...

Below are probably the most popular sites for car parts.

www.americanmuscle.com
www.latemodelrestoration.com
www.summitracing.com
www.jegs.com
www.supersixmotorsports.com...
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