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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 04-25-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By jpplaw
Today I changed the switch and the wipers still...

Today I changed the switch and the wipers still worked like they had a mind of their own, so I replaced the motor. The demon has been exorcised, they work great now.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-23-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By jpplaw
As a last resort, you could always pop off and...

As a last resort, you could always pop off and paint the existing piece. Some light sanding, good masking and a rattle can of matte black should work fine.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-23-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By jpplaw
Yeah, you have a bad cat. Chances are you'll also...

Yeah, you have a bad cat. Chances are you'll also get a P0420 soon for the other cat too. I'd change them before they melt, fall apart, or clog up. Believe me, you do NOT want that to happen.

The...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 04-23-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By jpplaw
Its not that, all dry by the SJB. Windshield was...

Its not that, all dry by the SJB. Windshield was changed at the beginning of last summer anyway and sealed up, and drains are all clear. I'll change the column switch and motor this weekend,...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 04-21-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By jpplaw
I hope pea soup doesn't start coming out the...

I hope pea soup doesn't start coming out the exhaust LOL
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 04-21-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By jpplaw
Wipers gone nuts

Yesterday morning my wipers would not shut off no matter where I put the lever. They would go high speed in that position, but regular speed everywhere else. Then all of a sudden they stopped, but...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 04-21-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By jpplaw
I use the Cervini ones. Figured that was the safe...

I use the Cervini ones. Figured that was the safe bet because the hoods are kind of heavy (I have a Type IV)
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-19-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,161
Posted By jpplaw
The input shaft on a 5r55s tranny is only 5/8 of...

The input shaft on a 5r55s tranny is only 5/8 of an inch in diameter. Easy to twist and pop. The internal parts are also very small too.
Ford auto trans model numbers actually contain best case...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-18-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By jpplaw
Pretty Common issue - mine only lasted around 30k...

Pretty Common issue - mine only lasted around 30k miles too
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 04-16-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By jpplaw
Kinda disagree, a wideband is good for spotting...

Kinda disagree, a wideband is good for spotting problems and diagnosing stuff, even during cruise. Like right now, I have spotted it dropping rich during cruise, so I then set the aeroforce to show...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-15-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By jpplaw
Brenspeed built engine and tune with a TCI...

Brenspeed built engine and tune with a TCI Superstreetfighter transmission. I also rarely go WOT without running race gas. This car is my daily driver too
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-14-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By jpplaw
I like my PI converter. Locks up super solid....

I like my PI converter. Locks up super solid. I've never had a TCI so I can't really compare them.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-14-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By jpplaw
An 09 should have the newer plug heads, so no...

An 09 should have the newer plug heads, so no problem there. If it is an auto, it might have the upgraded 150 amp Denso alternator too (the Denso became std equipment in the automatic 10's). The...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 04-12-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By jpplaw
AM sells the MMD pre-painted mirror housings,...

AM sells the MMD pre-painted mirror housings, pretty much the same style as the A47's. I replaced my A47's with them. Somebody must sell the pony light thing to retrofit into the older stangs....
Forum: The Racers Bench 04-04-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By jpplaw
That's awesome, Patrick...very cool!! It was...

That's awesome, Patrick...very cool!! It was great meeting you guys last month
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 04-03-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By jpplaw
The B326 only adds about 60 lbs to the front end,...

The B326 only adds about 60 lbs to the front end, but that is something you really don't want to do on a road course car. The iron block will support gobs more hp than the aluminum block though,...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-02-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By jpplaw
TPS sensors are not really adjustable like they...

TPS sensors are not really adjustable like they were in the old days. At start-up, the PCM automatically calibrates the lowest closed throttle value figuratively as "0". The problem is probably 1....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-29-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By jpplaw
If the noise is from the center area of the dash...

If the noise is from the center area of the dash behind the center stack up high, you have to isolate whether it is the drivers side or passenger side actuator. To figure out which one has gone bad,...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-24-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By jpplaw
BKT2 is the program code for your PCM. As long as...

BKT2 is the program code for your PCM. As long as its the same year, code and transmission (auto or manual) you should be good
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 03-22-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By jpplaw
Your shop tuner has the MAF transfer function...

Your shop tuner has the MAF transfer function messed up - the tune is telling the ECM that way too much air is entering the engine than really is, that is why it adds so much extra fuel and floods....
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 03-22-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By jpplaw
Also, generally if you flood these 3v's to the...

Also, generally if you flood these 3v's to the point where you have to floor it to shut off the injectors to get it started, your spark plugs are now toast.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-22-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By jpplaw
With a panhard bent like that, I'd check all the...

With a panhard bent like that, I'd check all the other axle and suspension components too. That's not good, looks like accident damage.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-22-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,161
Posted By jpplaw
High Horsepower kickdowns will wreck your tranny...

High Horsepower kickdowns will wreck your tranny in short order. Shut off OD before you stomp on it at highway speeds or you will be looking for a new transmission soon.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 03-22-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By jpplaw
That is a tune problem. I would suggest getting a...

That is a tune problem. I would suggest getting a real tune from someone who knows what they are doing, even an email tune from a recognized tuner (Brenspeed, Bama, etc.) will be better than what it...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 03-20-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By jpplaw
Plenty of recognized tuners in the US that can...

Plenty of recognized tuners in the US that can just send you an email tune that will be about 98% perfect without having to datalog - Brenspeed, Bama, etc. If you need it tweaked after that, then you...
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