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Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 04-16-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By tbear853
My 2007 FX4 still has oem TPMSs (also still has...

My 2007 FX4 still has oem TPMSs (also still has oem Pirelli Scorpion ATR 275/55-20 tires) and no failures at 51,xxx miles and our '08 GT with maybe 28,xxx miles still has it's oem TPMSs in the tires...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 04-15-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By tbear853
I'm just plumb tickled with the Hurst Billet in...

I'm just plumb tickled with the Hurst Billet in our '08 GT. I did fab my own extension that both raised the shift lever and angled it rearwards a hair (so no more hitting my elbow against console...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 04-15-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By tbear853
I use the Peak stuff FS and mix 50/50 with...

I use the Peak stuff FS and mix 50/50 with distilled water ..... been doing it seems like forever and never any problems. I also sell a ton of it to commercial customers, they like it and their...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-15-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By tbear853
Not a 2012 ..... but rather on a '2008 GT .........

Not a 2012 ..... but rather on a '2008 GT ...... I lowered the rear only for the same reason (to eliminate the huge gap in back) with a simple cut of a coil off the top of each rear coil.
...
Forum: General Tech 04-06-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By tbear853
I replace them when they loose my confidence. ...

I replace them when they loose my confidence.

My old '77 F-150 has a NAPA Legend 75 group 24 battery that was installed in June 2003, it's set out for a couple months at times with no attention,...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-31-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By tbear853
Gorgeous day for it ..... maybe up near Pall Mall...

Gorgeous day for it ..... maybe up near Pall Mall area?

Curious ...... :)
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-30-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 986
Posted By tbear853
Our '08 has 3.31 rear gears ..... and we like...

Our '08 has 3.31 rear gears ..... and we like them. :icon_surfing:

With the 3.38:1 first in trans, that comes out to about 11.188:1 overall ..... which is same as an old M-22 rock crushe's 2.20...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-28-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 32,407
Posted By tbear853
Good chance he's right ...... IF no brake fluid...

Good chance he's right ...... IF no brake fluid was ever added since the last set of pads were first installed, likely his method would then just push old fluid back to "about full".

I do have to...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-27-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By tbear853
Got a buddy with a '05 looking for a TR3650...

Got a buddy with a '05 looking for a TR3650 trans, he found one with 100% money back guarantee if ever breaks for $600 locally.

Been quite some time since I did it, but the change from 22K mile...
Forum: General Tech 03-22-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,439
Posted By tbear853
'63 Falcon Sprint is my vote ....... just sayin'...

'63 Falcon Sprint is my vote ....... just sayin' ....... :D
Forum: General Tech 03-22-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbear853
A sign of the times. Back in the day you...

A sign of the times.

Back in the day you learned how to drive (including "to shift") .....
..... or you learned how to tear down and repair .....
..... and then you learned how to drive...
Forum: General Tech 03-20-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By tbear853
Sand, prime, paint ..... how I do it anyway. ...

Sand, prime, paint ..... how I do it anyway.

If I want a really smooth finish, I'll fix a big bowl of HOT water and leave the paint can in there a few minutes shaking it ever so often. :icon_lol:
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-18-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By tbear853
Google / Ebay TR3650 for 2005-09 GT.

Google / Ebay TR3650 for 2005-09 GT.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-02-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By tbear853
Hope all works out OK ..... I know it sucks to...

Hope all works out OK ..... I know it sucks to have a new car damaged so soon. I personally think you did the right thing.

I understand people making mistakes and I understand parts failing...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-24-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,646
Posted By tbear853
I bought them for our '01 Mercury back in 2002...

I bought them for our '01 Mercury back in 2002 and knew they were made in Germany and they have the machined lip that goes in channel, I really like them!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-21-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,523
Posted By tbear853
Don't know anything about the OP .... but a trick...

Don't know anything about the OP .... but a trick I was shown many many years ago with touchup paint is tear a match out of a book of matches and use the torn end as the brush.

I guess you can...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-20-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,461
Posted By tbear853
I have to say .... 4.6 GTs will turn my head...

I have to say .... 4.6 GTs will turn my head faster than a 5.0 when I hear them (and for some reason, a 4.6 stick more so than an auto???). in fact ..... I'm not recalling hearing any 5.0s in...
Forum: General Tech 02-20-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By tbear853
Yep, gotta keep the air bags! :icon_surfing: ...

Yep, gotta keep the air bags! :icon_surfing:

I am surprised that in all of your part of Va., no one has a stock mustang wheel. When it gets warmer you can probably find what you need at a pick...
Forum: General Tech 02-20-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By tbear853
Great! :icon_eddie: :icon_frown:...

Great! :icon_eddie:



:icon_frown: Where's the jack stand? :icon_rolleyes:
Forum: General Tech 02-12-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By tbear853
I'd go talk to whomever sold them to me and let...

I'd go talk to whomever sold them to me and let them know what happened and see about a replacement pad set. Wagners are good pads, any idea why the chip?
Forum: General Tech 02-12-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By tbear853
At the very least, I'd pass it (and it's mate)...

At the very least, I'd pass it (and it's mate) across a brake lathe for a skim to make sure no defect in surface.

Wonder what happened there?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-28-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By tbear853
You'll maybe skoff at the suggestion I offer but...

You'll maybe skoff at the suggestion I offer but ..... it works.

http://www.shop.bondraperformanceengineering.com/Mustang-EZ-Clutch-Pedal-Extension-MusEZ.htm

It's 40 mm thick, that is about...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 01-27-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By tbear853
That always seemed to make a car look faster...

That always seemed to make a car look faster through my radar ..... and I always shaved what it added off the top ..... and took time to say "Thank You" .... :icon_dance-tap:
.... what it does for...
Forum: Virginia Regional Chapter 01-25-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,732
Posted By tbear853
Les Shenandoah Valley of Va. 2008 GT 5spd ...

Les
Shenandoah Valley of Va.
2008 GT 5spd
DCAR
Forum: General Tech 01-22-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By tbear853
They are notched to make it easier to grasp,...

They are notched to make it easier to grasp, squeeze and install / release spring type radiator or other hose clamps found on so many cars.
...
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