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Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-22-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Chromeshadow
Maybe it's not the engine. Have your checked the...

Maybe it's not the engine. Have your checked the transmission fluid for correct level and look for crud in the pan?
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-22-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Chromeshadow
If a car is running rough, it will almost always...

If a car is running rough, it will almost always show up in the plugs. What colour are they? Do all the plugs look the same?
You mentioned oil on several, does it run better when you replace the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-17-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Chromeshadow
Your car should not overheat even is the heater...

Your car should not overheat even is the heater core is taken out.
I guess it is possible to use the wrong head gaskets and cover one or more cooling passages,
I've never heard of it happening. If...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-17-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Chromeshadow
How did you check the thermostat? Have you tried...

How did you check the thermostat? Have you tried it without it? If coolant is going through the heater core intermittently, you may still have air in the system, a clogged or collapsing hose, or a...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 05-14-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By Chromeshadow
One easy way to check is to use freeway mile...

One easy way to check is to use freeway mile markers, they are supposed to be dead nuts on ( in all States except FL). If you are driving 60mph it should take exactly 60 seconds to drive one mile....
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 05-13-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By Chromeshadow
I have the 3.31 and the manual trans, great...

I have the 3.31 and the manual trans, great combo. If I had the auto I'd go a little higher, but top speed with the manual in 1st is 38 mph and 2nd is 64 mph, third 98 mph. A higher ration would mean...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-11-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Chromeshadow
If you are in Southern CA, Heller Ford-Escondido-...

If you are in Southern CA, Heller Ford-Escondido- is a great place to take your Mustang.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-09-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By Chromeshadow
I'd start with using the negative battery post...

I'd start with using the negative battery post for the voltmeter minus connection (not the battery cable clamp, hold the meter lead on the post itself).
Take readings with the positive meter lead on...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 05-04-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Chromeshadow
Check all the grounds, you can measure from the...

Check all the grounds, you can measure from the negative batter post to the chassis, and from the battery post to the engine. You might see one that is corroded, if in doubt, clean them with a wire...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-30-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Chromeshadow
What is the voltage-same spot-when the lights are...

What is the voltage-same spot-when the lights are on bright and the heater fan on high?
Can you measure the voltage-same spot- when you start the car?
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-30-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Chromeshadow
Are you measuring on the battery posts or on the...

Are you measuring on the battery posts or on the cable clamps?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-27-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Chromeshadow
You cannot get a shock from the battery or the...

You cannot get a shock from the battery or the alternator.
most car modules are tested uo to 10kv, it's unlikely that you getting shocked damaged anything.
I'd guess the shock came from something...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-25-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Chromeshadow
It sounds like a loose or warn belt.

It sounds like a loose or warn belt.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-17-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 838
Posted By Chromeshadow
I didn't think it was worth it, but lots of...

I didn't think it was worth it, but lots of others do
On the 2000 and 2001, there is no way for the ECM to know the sensor has been moved. I did not get any error codes as a result of the change. ...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-16-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 838
Posted By Chromeshadow
When I took off the crank pulley to replace it...

When I took off the crank pulley to replace it with an underdrive pulley, I noticed the gear like device with one tooth missing-this is the crank shaft positioner. When it rotates it passes by a...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-16-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Chromeshadow
That's a lot of miles for any car. Plan on...

That's a lot of miles for any car. Plan on sending a lot of time and money keeping it running.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-16-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 838
Posted By Chromeshadow
Here is what I did to mine for some cheap and...

Here is what I did to mine for some cheap and reasonable gains:
Dual exhaust, Cold air kit, underdrive pulley, manually advanced the timing by rotating the crank shaft positioner. ( had to run mid...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-15-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Chromeshadow
You might not be able to balance them.

You might not be able to balance them.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-13-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,956
Posted By Chromeshadow
Good luck this time. I'd get a paint thinkness...

Good luck this time. I'd get a paint thinkness gauge, might be able to borrow one from auto zone . You can pretty much tell with a magnet and a little practice to make sure the did not fill the gap...
Forum: In Memory Of... 04-13-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Chromeshadow
PNYXPRESS, very sorry to hear this, sounds like...

PNYXPRESS, very sorry to hear this, sounds like you have some great memories.

Chrome
Forum: New Member Area 04-11-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 198
Posted By Chromeshadow
Nice car, what's the history on it? Did you buy...

Nice car, what's the history on it? Did you buy it like that or restore it yourself?
Forum: The Racers Bench 04-11-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,497
Posted By Chromeshadow
I was curious if our 3.7s could make it to 150,...

I was curious if our 3.7s could make it to 150, did you use the speedo or check it with GPS?
What tune do you have?
Forum: General Tech 04-09-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By Chromeshadow
If a battery goes completely dead, it's life is...

If a battery goes completely dead, it's life is drastically shortened. If it stays dead for a few days, it's probably best to replace it. Both heat and cold shorten the life of a battery.

A very...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-06-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By Chromeshadow
You can get these at any auto parts store, they...

You can get these at any auto parts store, they take about 5-10 minutes to replace(each).
They will help keep the exhaust system from hanging down as much, and they will keep it from bouncy up a...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-05-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By Chromeshadow
I'd get a new mechanic.

I'd get a new mechanic.
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