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Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-17-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 586
Posted By Chromeshadow
I didn't think it was worth it, but lots of...

I didn't think it was worth it, but lots of others do
On the 2000 and 2001, there is no way for the ECM to know the sensor has been moved. I did not get any error codes as a result of the change. ...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-16-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 586
Posted By Chromeshadow
When I took off the crank pulley to replace it...

When I took off the crank pulley to replace it with an underdrive pulley, I noticed the gear like device with one tooth missing-this is the crank shaft positioner. When it rotates it passes by a...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-16-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Chromeshadow
That's a lot of miles for any car. Plan on...

That's a lot of miles for any car. Plan on sending a lot of time and money keeping it running.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-16-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 586
Posted By Chromeshadow
Here is what I did to mine for some cheap and...

Here is what I did to mine for some cheap and reasonable gains:
Dual exhaust, Cold air kit, underdrive pulley, manually advanced the timing by rotating the crank shaft positioner. ( had to run mid...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-15-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By Chromeshadow
You might not be able to balance them.

You might not be able to balance them.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-13-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,475
Posted By Chromeshadow
Good luck this time. I'd get a paint thinkness...

Good luck this time. I'd get a paint thinkness gauge, might be able to borrow one from auto zone . You can pretty much tell with a magnet and a little practice to make sure the did not fill the gap...
Forum: In Memory Of... 04-13-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Chromeshadow
PNYXPRESS, very sorry to hear this, sounds like...

PNYXPRESS, very sorry to hear this, sounds like you have some great memories.

Chrome
Forum: New Member Area 04-11-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 175
Posted By Chromeshadow
Nice car, what's the history on it? Did you buy...

Nice car, what's the history on it? Did you buy it like that or restore it yourself?
Forum: The Racers Bench 04-11-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,443
Posted By Chromeshadow
I was curious if our 3.7s could make it to 150,...

I was curious if our 3.7s could make it to 150, did you use the speedo or check it with GPS?
What tune do you have?
Forum: General Tech 04-09-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By Chromeshadow
If a battery goes completely dead, it's life is...

If a battery goes completely dead, it's life is drastically shortened. If it stays dead for a few days, it's probably best to replace it. Both heat and cold shorten the life of a battery.

A very...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-06-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Chromeshadow
You can get these at any auto parts store, they...

You can get these at any auto parts store, they take about 5-10 minutes to replace(each).
They will help keep the exhaust system from hanging down as much, and they will keep it from bouncy up a...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-05-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By Chromeshadow
I'd get a new mechanic.

I'd get a new mechanic.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-04-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By Chromeshadow
Norm, Thanks for the recommendation on the...

Norm, Thanks for the recommendation on the Michelin's Pilot Super Sport tires, I've been looking at them to replace my Nitto 555s. Definitely getting them now.
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 04-01-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By Chromeshadow
I rented a 2.3 turbo in Oregon for a few days,...

I rented a 2.3 turbo in Oregon for a few days, there wasn't anything I liked about it more than my 2012, except the IRS in corners. The dash is not bad, but it had 4 huge chrome switches that looked...
Forum: Off Topic 03-31-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 410
Posted By Chromeshadow
I think the 8 speed auto will tip the scales to...

I think the 8 speed auto will tip the scales to the Dodge. The first 2 gears are pretty low and they shift fairly quickly. The doge will be in it's power band very early in the race.
Unhooking the...
Forum: New Member Area 03-25-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
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: 19
Views: 566
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: 19
Views: 566
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: 180
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: 123
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: 290
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: 413
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: 413
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: 413
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: 141
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...
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