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Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-07-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By Art161
The original question is certainly valid, as are...

The original question is certainly valid, as are the responses. One problem we have is which version of the tires in question are we talking about. My car came with the 17" Pirelli P Zero Nero...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-06-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By Art161
I think those tires have had it based on wear,...

I think those tires have had it based on wear, but I wonder whether it was pure hydroplaning that caused the issue.

A patch of water on the freeway gets me to thinking that there was a pothole...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-26-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Art161
But if you bought the Motorcraft alternator from...

But if you bought the Motorcraft alternator from a Ford dealer and had them install it, I think it's guaranteed (parts and labor) for 2 years.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-20-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Art161
Nuke, your gut could be correct. My...

Nuke, your gut could be correct. My understanding is that viscosity is not a particular point, but a range. So two oils could properly claim the same viscosity, but one could be at the low end of...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-15-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Art161
Hmmm. A 2013 convertible. Did you buy it...

Hmmm. A 2013 convertible. Did you buy it pre-owned? Does it have a history as a rental car? Probably either the rental car company programmed the warning or Ford Motor Company did special...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-13-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 612
Posted By Art161
A filter not only needs a good filtering medium,...

A filter not only needs a good filtering medium, but also needs to seal well. If the cabin air filter doesn't seal properly, you could wind up with water in the passenger cabin.

I read a post...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-08-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Art161
Yes, that's what Nuke said. Some aftermarket...

Yes, that's what Nuke said. Some aftermarket filters don't fit quite as well as the Motorcraft and thus don't seal as well. Specifically, I don't know about the K&N. Also, make sure you clean out...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-01-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,279
Posted By Art161
There are many ways to go. I was parked in my...

There are many ways to go. I was parked in my assigned stall at my apartment house garage. Where I park, there is a double row, and the guy opposite me and I would park with our vehicles facing...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-24-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Art161
With the engine running and all accessories off,...

With the engine running and all accessories off, a good alternator should read 13.5-14.5 volts across the battery posts.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-21-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Art161
I use the Leather Care from www.griotsgarage.com....

I use the Leather Care from www.griotsgarage.com. It has a nice aroma. It is also available at some Auto Zone stores. Griot's also makes some other leather care products, but I have not tried...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-17-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,691
Posted By Art161
I've had bad luck with Craftsman. My torque...

I've had bad luck with Craftsman. My torque wrench doesn't click properly any more. Craftsman doesn't consider this to be a hand tool, so no lifetime guarantee. I also had a Craftsman socket for...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-10-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,872
Posted By Art161
www.safercar.gov/ If you go to the above...

www.safercar.gov/

If you go to the above site and follow the correct trail, you can get to the air bag recall notice, the letter Ford Motor Company sent to Ford dealerships, and other information....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-31-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By Art161
Yes, there is something you can do. Don't go to...

Yes, there is something you can do. Don't go to that Ford dealer any more.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-29-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,872
Posted By Art161
If you check the related documents regarding the...

If you check the related documents regarding the recall on the NHTSA website, you will find a letter from Ford to the dealers stating that the reimbursement for labor on the job is .6 hour. Your...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-20-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,872
Posted By Art161
NOW I'M HAPPY! I made an appointment last...

NOW I'M HAPPY!

I made an appointment last week to have the air bag recall done. This time the person making the appointment said she would have to see if the part was in stock. I said it might...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-17-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,552
Posted By Art161
Perhaps www.drcolorchip.com is for you.

Perhaps www.drcolorchip.com is for you.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-15-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,872
Posted By Art161
07_Stang, our first fight. :icon_cry: I say...

07_Stang, our first fight. :icon_cry:

I say it's better to live on the West Coast near crappy Ford dealers than to live on the East Coast near a great Ford dealer.

I lived in NJ for over...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-15-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,872
Posted By Art161
Thanks, Deysha. What further documentation do we...

Thanks, Deysha. What further documentation do we need? The Ford regional customer service rep has a case number on it. I printed a few of my posts from this thread, and mailed them, along with...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-14-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,872
Posted By Art161
First, thanks to those of you who contributed to...

First, thanks to those of you who contributed to this thread and showed an understanding of my frustration.

Next, 07_Stang, I hate you. j/k I am envious that you have such a good dealership...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-14-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,872
Posted By Art161
FRIGGIN' UNBELIEVABLE. I received a...

FRIGGIN' UNBELIEVABLE.

I received a telephone call from the service director at the dealership. I asked him what they were doing while I was waiting for over an hour in the customer lounge. He...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-14-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,872
Posted By Art161
Thanks, Derf00. I looked at the link, but I...

Thanks, Derf00. I looked at the link, but I still don't understand. Do you think that indicates different 2007 Mustang GTs require different replacement parts for the recall? Or that some of the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-13-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,872
Posted By Art161
I absolutely would like to find a better Ford...

I absolutely would like to find a better Ford dealership, but this one seems to have the best ratings around. There are three dealerships closer to where I live, but I selected this one based on its...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-13-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,872
Posted By Art161
Life is too short to let people walk all over...

Life is too short to let people walk all over you.

Let me give you some background. Perhaps you will understand why my fuse finally got lit.

Last summer was the first time I ever had my oil...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-12-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,872
Posted By Art161
I am PI$$ED. I made an appointment with my...

I am PI$$ED. I made an appointment with my dealership last Thursday to have the air bag recall work done today (Monday). I arrived, and the service adviser wrote up the order. I waited in the...
Forum: Off Topic 01-08-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,878
Posted By Art161
If dB become an issue, you and your lawyer should...

If dB become an issue, you and your lawyer should be aware of a few things. I don't have the definitive answers; look at this as a head's up.

There are at least two methods for measuring dB--A...
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