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Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-16-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By jthorn9
Ford racing makes garbage limited slip...

Ford racing makes garbage limited slip differentials for the 7.5" rear.....there's a reason they've been discontinued.

The best options are unfortunately the most expensive being the Eaton or...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-08-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By jthorn9
Possible - yes - but will cost a ton of money and...

Possible - yes - but will cost a ton of money and requires a complete knowledge and understanding of the 3.8L and 5.0L engines.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-21-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By jthorn9
Only place you'll find performance parts for the...

Only place you'll find performance parts for the V6 is www.supersixmotorsports.com
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By jthorn9
As I stated in a similar thread, you can not just...

As I stated in a similar thread, you can not just "put a V8" in a essex V6 platform. You will need a complete donor car to do the swap. There's a lot more to it than just pull out motor A and put in...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By jthorn9
Skip the coil pack, that's a waste of money. ...

Skip the coil pack, that's a waste of money.

Skip the throttle body, that's a HUGE waste of money.

Any CAI will do, all will add only around 2-3 rwhp.

Gears are fairly straight forward, most...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By jthorn9
1) How much do you want to spend? Short term/long...

1) How much do you want to spend? Short term/long term?

2.) What's your goals? Show car, silent sleeper, light mods, horse power?

3.) How much experience do you have? Scale 1-10 with 1 meaning...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By jthorn9
Most people on here, including myself, have...

Most people on here, including myself, have learned that throwing money at the essex 3.8L yields little results. To get good results you have to throw a lot of money at the car.

Put it his way, I...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By jthorn9
You simply do not "hook up" or "drop in" a 4.6L...

You simply do not "hook up" or "drop in" a 4.6L or 5.0. There are so many people that have tried this and failed it's not even funny. The 5.0 should be completely ruled out as the electronics are...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By jthorn9
Be very careful what you buy, especially from...

Be very careful what you buy, especially from ebay, lots of junk on there. Also, you don't want to buy some one else failed project or take on a project of your own by buying a damaged or defective...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-14-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By jthorn9
To be on par with a 99-04 GT you have a lot of...

To be on par with a 99-04 GT you have a lot of ground to make up. Not set of bolt ons, will put you on par with a GT except for those that involve a major engine over haul. You have two options:
...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-03-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By jthorn9
There are cheap ways and expensive ways to run...

There are cheap ways and expensive ways to run exhaust. The cheapest will be to buy the mufflers yourself, then have a shop fab it all into place. Shops charge the base price you'll find online (even...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-22-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By jthorn9
Oil on the plug is never a good thing. That's...

Oil on the plug is never a good thing. That's symptoms of a blown head gasket, and or even worst, symptoms of a blown piston ring. Oil should never build up on spark plugs as oil is contained in the...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-18-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By jthorn9
In doing homework you should have also discovered...

In doing homework you should have also discovered that pushing a 3.8L Essex V6 to those power levels is going to require A LOT of money.

You would use a V6 dual mid pipe, then attach any GT...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-18-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By jthorn9
1.) Check all vacuum lines for rot, disconnect,...

1.) Check all vacuum lines for rot, disconnect, leaks, etc.
2.) Unplug and clean the MAF and AIT sensors (follow general electronic cleaning practices)
3.) If those two check out, it could very...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-17-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By jthorn9
The cast pistons are good for no more than 9PSI...

The cast pistons are good for no more than 9PSI and that's pushing it, it's the same problem a lot of 99/01 Cobra owners run into.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-15-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By jthorn9
No, completely different exhaust.

No, completely different exhaust.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-15-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By jthorn9
The M112 supercharger the lightnings used (same...

The M112 supercharger the lightnings used (same as the Cobra) will not just drop into your truck. You will need a lot of parts from a lightning plus forged internals. If you don't put forged...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-15-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By jthorn9
Those "things" you're finding on ebay are not...

Those "things" you're finding on ebay are not real kits nor are they complete turbos. They are the bottom of the bottom of the bottom of the barrel and are just thrown together. A quality turbo unit,...
Forum: Off Topic 03-14-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By jthorn9
I'm assuming that's not 27,000 original miles....

I'm assuming that's not 27,000 original miles. That's what owners look for, how many miles are on the body unless it's been listed as restored.

Book value for private sale is gonna be right around...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-14-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By jthorn9
Super six motorsports will be your best bet. ...

Super six motorsports will be your best bet.

The turbo will generate massive horse power, but will also cost 2 to 4 times as much a super charger. To hit the 375 rwhp mark you will need to run a...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-07-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By jthorn9
I'll keep the thread going despite no longer...

I'll keep the thread going despite no longer owning an sn95 v6 :(

2013 Mustang GT CS
Airaide CAI
Bama Tune

2013 Mustang Pony Package
Airaide CAI
Bama Tune
SCT XCal Tuner
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-06-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By jthorn9
Only thing that comes to mind.....why change the...

Only thing that comes to mind.....why change the cam and not the heads?
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-06-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By jthorn9
As stated, you may want to just look into getting...

As stated, you may want to just look into getting a new car. Much easier and economical solution.
Forum: V6 General Discussion 03-04-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,537
Posted By jthorn9
Please post in the correct section, but you're...

Please post in the correct section, but you're having problems because your car probably isn't tuned correctly. Unless you're running big power there is not reason to put an aftermarket CAI on a V6,...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 03-01-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By jthorn9
Basically you need to buy the GT adapter kit from...

Basically you need to buy the GT adapter kit from american muscle or have a shop custom fab a mid pipe, but from the axle back it's the same. Well, you will need an exhaust hanger kit for the...
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