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Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 05-22-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By dawson1112
When I did my 94 with hids, I had a cheap set of...

When I did my 94 with hids, I had a cheap set of aftermarket euro style housings, I baked em in the oven at 200 degrees until I could separate the housing. Then I bought a set of projector lenses...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-21-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By dawson1112
It does kind of sound like either a ujoint or...

It does kind of sound like either a ujoint or your pinion flange nut is come loose and pinion is clanking around.
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 05-21-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By dawson1112
If they come with HID bulbs make sure it doesn't...

If they come with HID bulbs make sure it doesn't say for fog lamps. If they are truly made for hids they will have a special lamp reflector that covers the buld to direct the light, they still...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 05-21-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By dawson1112
This is so true, if you put hids in a standard...

This is so true, if you put hids in a standard halogen housing you wont be able to see crap. And worse yet any one coming at you will be blinded.
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 05-21-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By dawson1112
I guess if its not real real bad and you can...

I guess if its not real real bad and you can clean it up, go ahead and assemble the cam with some plastigauge and measure journal clearance. Worst case is the cam vibrates all over the place and...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-21-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By dawson1112
avalanche Curb Weight 6,579 01 mustang gt...

avalanche Curb Weight 6,579
01 mustang gt Curb Weight 3,429

You do the hp to weight ratio math.
Forum: General Tech 05-21-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By dawson1112
Who ever read the code for you probly didn't have...

Who ever read the code for you probly didn't have a clue what they were doing or what it meant. Im surprised though that they didn't try to sell you something based off of the code.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-21-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By dawson1112
What brand air filter do you have in it? ...

What brand air filter do you have in it? When was the last time you changed the air filter? It sounds like it might just be a piece of the air filter vibrating as the air moves across it. ...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-21-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By dawson1112
Possibly a bad distributor, or the PIP inside of...

Possibly a bad distributor, or the PIP inside of it. If you have acess to a different dizzy drop it in and see if it changes things for you.
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 05-21-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By dawson1112
I wouldn't run em that way. I think there...

I wouldn't run em that way. I think there are a couple options for you.

You can take them to a machine shop that specializes in machining heads and either have the caps and towers...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-19-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By dawson1112
Right I under stand that but he wants to continue...

Right I under stand that but he wants to continue to use 87 octane instead of having to go to premium fuel.
Forum: Mach 1 Section 05-19-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By dawson1112
The simple answer is ,, it depends on the clutch...

The simple answer is ,, it depends on the clutch used. I had a clutch in my old 78 ford pick up with a 460 bigblock that would plumb ware you out after driving it around for a bit, but a stock...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-19-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By dawson1112
I never messed around with the 4.6 engines much,...

I never messed around with the 4.6 engines much, the only one I ever owned was a 2000 and it was already PI. But I would think that you could use a thicker set of head gaskets to gain back some...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-19-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By dawson1112
As long as you swap out the auto computer for a...

As long as you swap out the auto computer for a manual computer and switch the transmission harness out, the engine wont know the difference. That's why you have to swap computers.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-19-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By dawson1112
Its able to read KOEO, but not the KOER codes...

Its able to read KOEO, but not the KOER codes then its just a matter of figuring out why the self diagnostics is unable to control the RPMs during self test.

If you replaced the IAC...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-18-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By dawson1112
The computer controls all that. The only...

The computer controls all that. The only difference between the auto and manual computers is the fact that the auto ecu has programming for shift points in it.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-18-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By dawson1112
Check engine mounts, transmission mount , ...

Check engine mounts, transmission mount ,
Rear control arm mounts.

Maybe even drive shaft ujoint.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-17-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By dawson1112
If Im not mistaken the manual cars by 03 were...

If Im not mistaken the manual cars by 03 were using a tremec 3650 trans. You could probly get away with using a 99+ t45 I think those were between 99-02. But your looking at between $700-$1,500...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-17-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By dawson1112
Get rid of that diablo chip and I bet you see a...

Get rid of that diablo chip and I bet you see a better result. You don't really have any true power adders, the 99+ 2v engines made about 265 HP stock configuration. Your intake and other...
Forum: General Tech 05-17-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By dawson1112
The 7.5 and 8.8 use a different Pinion Yoke. ...

The 7.5 and 8.8 use a different Pinion Yoke. The 8.8 pinion yoke is slightly larger than the 7.5.
Forum: General Tech 05-17-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By dawson1112
Just for the sake of checking things out,,, Turn...

Just for the sake of checking things out,,, Turn off your traction control.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-14-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By dawson1112
Factory set up is usually 195 thermostat, but you...

Factory set up is usually 195 thermostat, but you can get away with a 185 and still go into closed loop, I wouldn't advise any lower than that though. Normally they do run about 200-215...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-14-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By dawson1112
As the clutch wears it takes up slack in the...

As the clutch wears it takes up slack in the cable. This is why every so often you need to let some tension out of the cable to avoid the clutch slipping. You could possibly get by for now by...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-11-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By dawson1112
Dirty or failing injector. Could have a piece...

Dirty or failing injector. Could have a piece of crud stuck in it keeping it from closing all the way.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-10-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By dawson1112
Maybe you got a vacuum leak. What is your idle...

Maybe you got a vacuum leak.
What is your idle RMP
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