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Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang Today, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By petrock
Check the cables and connections. Voltage Drop...

Check the cables and connections. Voltage Drop tests with a volt meter can tell you if excessive resistance on the cables between the battery & alternator preventing all the power from the...
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion Today, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By petrock
Yeah, that sucks a lot. I don’t see how the guy...

Yeah, that sucks a lot. I don’t see how the guy could expect to get money back for previous service, or for any mods that he did. Just like when selling a car, you rarely get the money you paid for...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang Today, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Posted By petrock
The rear control arms are the same between ’73 &...

The rear control arms are the same between ’73 & ’04 which includes fox bodies & SN95’s. So I don’t know why Fox Bodies would be different then SN95’s with regard to poly bushings. The only...
Forum: General Tech Today, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By petrock
Yeah, it should be ok. It depends on if the...

Yeah, it should be ok. It depends on if the switch is to toggle a relay to turn on the defroster (which means that the switch doesn’t get 12 volts), or if it is directly connected to the defroster...
Forum: Convertible Tech Today, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By petrock
That means there is a short somewhere in the rear...

That means there is a short somewhere in the rear window circuit. The others are not involved.
Does it blow if you press the switch up? Or is it only down?



There is only one rear window...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang Yesterday, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By petrock
When you tightened down the bolts did you do it...

When you tightened down the bolts did you do it with the suspension hanging off the ground or with the suspension at “normal” ride height? It should be the latter. If you don’t have a lift, jack...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-16-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By petrock
Not for nothin’, but I’ve used the Lisle puller...

Not for nothin’, but I’ve used the Lisle puller tool to pull a couple rear main seals, among other types of seals, on various motors with no problems. But there are a ton of ways to pull a seal. ...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-16-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By petrock
I would expect the temps to be lower with the...

I would expect the temps to be lower with the deflector, but not enough to show up on the temp gauge in the dash. From my higher then average, but not expert, knowledge of aerodynamics the deflector...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-15-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By petrock
I’m pretty sure (at least) ’94 and newer mustangs...

I’m pretty sure (at least) ’94 and newer mustangs have electrically controlled speedo’s instead of cable driven.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-15-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By petrock
I would be wary of any prying around the housing...

I would be wary of any prying around the housing and especially around the shaft. If you gouge the metal it will leak. Especially if you gouge the shaft. The tool I suggested eliminates any need...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-15-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Posted By petrock
Energy Suspension makes polyurethane bushings...

Energy Suspension makes polyurethane bushings that will work with your stock control arms. I made a video on how to install them on my wifey’s ’98 mustang and put it on my YouTube channel. Yeah, it...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-15-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By petrock
Murphdog, you could take a 1” or 2” piece of 2x8...

Murphdog, you could take a 1” or 2” piece of 2x8 with a long nail or bolt in the middle of one end. Then stick the nail/bolt into the whole in the bottom of the ramp to extend the ramp out. I’m not...
Forum: General Tech 04-15-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By petrock
Those that care about tires won’t care about the...

Those that care about tires won’t care about the condition of the tires because they will replace them anyways. Those that don’t care about tires will continue to not care about the tires. Putting...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 04-14-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By petrock
Pick up a “Shaft In Seal Puller" from your local...

Pick up a “Shaft In Seal Puller" from your local autoparts store. Makes removing the seal extremely simple.

Amazon.com: Lisle 58430 Shaft Type Seal Puller: Automotive
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-14-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By petrock
A bad O2 sensor wouldn’t cause the other sensor...

A bad O2 sensor wouldn’t cause the other sensor to also go bad. Chances are high that this is a wiring issue since it is effecting both sensors. All 4 codes indicate a wiring issue. It’s like the...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-14-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By petrock
When this hose broke on my wifey’s ’98 I repaired...

When this hose broke on my wifey’s ’98 I repaired it with a section of rubber tubing with an inner diameter slightly smaller then the broken hose (to make a good seal). I used some silicone spray to...
Forum: S197 Shelby Section 04-14-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By petrock
Closing the loop on this in case someone else...

Closing the loop on this in case someone else stumbles upon this thread. I picked up a reman pump from rockauto.com for $84 ($52 after core return). A-1 CARDONE Part # 20344.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-11-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By petrock
My wifey’s mustang (7.5" diff) didn’t have a...

My wifey’s mustang (7.5" diff) didn’t have a magnet at the bottom. The fill plug had a poor excuse for a magnet though. I went to a local transmission shop and picked up a high strength magnet that...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-11-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By petrock
All 4 sensors didn’t go out. Your codes are...

All 4 sensors didn’t go out. Your codes are primarily the upstream & downstream sensors in Bank 1.

http://www.obd-codes.com/p1151-ford: Lack of HO2S-21 Switch, Sensor Indicates Lean...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-11-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By petrock
As dhavi4226 pointed out, the gears you found are...

As dhavi4226 pointed out, the gears you found are for the odometer. The speedometer & tachometer are electronic. The electric motor that actuates the speedometer is likely going bad. It happens. ...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-11-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By petrock
There is likely a loose connection or damaged...

There is likely a loose connection or damaged wire near the instrument cluster. The cluster is pretty easy to remove. I’d start there. A bad oil pump would not cause an electrical issue like the...
Forum: V6 General Discussion 04-11-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By petrock
Unless you install a high volume fuel pump you...

Unless you install a high volume fuel pump you don’t need a performance filter. As for standard vs flex fuel, go with the standard. Your motor isn’t a flex fuel motor.
Forum: S197 Shelby Section 04-09-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By petrock
Considering that an ‘07 GT500 is around the same...

Considering that an ‘07 GT500 is around the same price as a ’15 Mustang V6 (around $20k) according to Kelly Blue Book, yeah its a bit snarky. Not to mention that he inherited it from his fathers...
Forum: S197 Shelby Section 04-09-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By petrock
Dealer wants $275. Thats a bit pricey for a...

Dealer wants $275. Thats a bit pricey for a power steering pump. Any other ideas? Thanks...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-09-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By petrock
My brother-in-law’s GT500 has a similar problem,...

My brother-in-law’s GT500 has a similar problem, but the metal clips that attach the deflector are gone or broken. Like the ones on the back (motor side) of the deflector that go into the blind...
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