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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-19-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By tx_zstang
Whoa. Also, you need to provide a little more...

Whoa. Also, you need to provide a little more info. Is it an automatic, or manual? What tune do you have (a stock tune for your cpm or a custom tune), as well as any other modifications to the v8?
...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-19-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By tx_zstang
+1. Got to be a little more descriptive,...

+1. Got to be a little more descriptive, including the transmission type, mileage, any modifications, tire history, when it started, etc.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-10-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 967
Posted By tx_zstang
I agree, and this guy makes a LOT of good points....

I agree, and this guy makes a LOT of good points.

You really want to keep boost low (8 psi or less) so power stays at/under 500; even then, you may overstress the engine and toss a rod or piston...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-10-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By tx_zstang
+1 on what others are saying; not an issue if not...

+1 on what others are saying; not an issue if not leaking. I've seen much worse 'cracks' in the case than that, and they were fine.
Forum: Texas Regional Chapter 03-21-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By tx_zstang
Austin-area cruise?

It's been awhile since we've done one of the hill country cruises. Any interest in getting something going this year?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-21-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By tx_zstang
Usually on a GT, drive it 10-15 minutes, drive it...

Usually on a GT, drive it 10-15 minutes, drive it around at various speeds. Let is sit 6 hours or more (overnight), drive another 10-15 minutes and you should be good to go.
If you still have two or...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 02-18-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By tx_zstang
Now you're talkin'!!! A turbo setup can be a...

Now you're talkin'!!!

A turbo setup can be a bitch to fabricate; a good kit is worth paying a little more to get something that bolts right in and fits. My powerhouse411 setup is such a...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-18-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By tx_zstang
blue wont hurt. torque to 18 ft-lbs.

blue wont hurt. torque to 18 ft-lbs.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-06-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By tx_zstang
Congrats on having fun with the car!!! I found...

Congrats on having fun with the car!!!
I found that reving up to around 1200 rpm was a good range; higher than 1800 was just worse. Floor it and keep on it to the finish (or until you break loose...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-06-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By tx_zstang
+1; I use the same speed of sound top-of-dash...

+1; I use the same speed of sound top-of-dash mount. The gauges are not in the way, and look really nice.
...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-06-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By tx_zstang
the 6L is a 2007; that will fit fine. When you...

the 6L is a 2007; that will fit fine.
When you change it, do NOT overtighten the bolt. torque spec is 18 ft-lbs.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 02-06-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By tx_zstang
Hope you didn't order all this stuff. First...

Hope you didn't order all this stuff.

First of all, I assume you are staying with the V6. Nothing wrong with that.
If that is not the plan, then you're more on track with appropriate mods.
But...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 01-22-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By tx_zstang
Also, if you are using a stock/Shaker sound...

Also, if you are using a stock/Shaker sound system, make sure you TURN IT OFF before turning off the key. That will help.

Sometimes you just get ahold of a weak battery, even if new. Had that...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-22-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By tx_zstang
+1. stepper motors starting to flake out on you....

+1. stepper motors starting to flake out on you. Eventually it'll quit working. Or worse, you'll be going faster than you think you are and get pulled over for it.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 01-22-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By tx_zstang
the 05/06's had a temp sensor in the side of the...

the 05/06's had a temp sensor in the side of the oil pan. Yes, you can get your tuner to turn that off and run your other sensor there.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 11-04-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By tx_zstang
Eddie is right. That sensor is held on with a...

Eddie is right. That sensor is held on with a single bolt. Remove the bolt, pull it out.
There is an o-ring on the sensor, and that is likely leaking, if the leak is from there.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 11-04-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 20,533
Posted By tx_zstang
Nice "project" car!!! Sounds like something I...

Nice "project" car!!! Sounds like something I would pick up, clean up, and either keep or flip, too :)

For that price, you could also just pick up most of a new interior and put it in. But nice...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-04-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,273
Posted By tx_zstang
The alternator can still be "charging", i.e,...

The alternator can still be "charging", i.e, putting out "over 12 volts", and it not be charging properly. The "cam sensor codes", specifically p0304, will come on when voltage drops to around 12.4 -...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 09-16-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By tx_zstang
You already found the issue. The intake has to...

You already found the issue. The intake has to match the tune.

There is no "chip" in these cars. But instead, a tune is downloaded into the PCM from a tuner device, like a diablo or sct. The tune...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 09-13-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By tx_zstang
+1; check the coolant level first. If it is low,...

+1; check the coolant level first. If it is low, check around the thermostat housing for leakage. If the coolant level of proper, you should change the t-stat. (I have a new Stat t-stat that I'll...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-13-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By tx_zstang
Stock suspension parts do not have grease...

Stock suspension parts do not have grease fittings on our Mustangs. If there is something with a fitting, it is aftermarket, and you can get to it without removing anything.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-21-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By tx_zstang
Check the larger ventilation hose tube connection...

Check the larger ventilation hose tube connection on the driver side of the intake; oil gets sucked into there (a filter/catch-can should be installed to prevent that). But the oil can come from...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-14-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By tx_zstang
Yeah $150 plus shipping it in.

Yeah $150 plus shipping it in.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-11-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By tx_zstang
The O2 code after sensor replacement could very...

The O2 code after sensor replacement could very well be an issue with the sensor they put it, or it came unplugged or a wire burned through.

Aren't the front sensors wideband sensors in your 5.0?...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 08-09-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By tx_zstang
Yeah could be the UJ in the stock driveshaft....

Yeah could be the UJ in the stock driveshaft. Should be able to raise the car (carefully) so back wheels are up, put in neutral, turn driveshaft by hand and feel for clunking or binding. Any such...
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