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Forum: 2.3L Eco-Boost Tech Today, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By Derf00
About carbon deposits in DI engines. They ALL...

About carbon deposits in DI engines. They ALL suffer from it, some to a lesser degree than others.

http://www.underhoodservice.com/direct-injection-engines-develop-carbon-deposits/

Overall the...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By Derf00
Never work under a car with only a jack...

Never work under a car with only a jack supporting the car even if you working on the opposite end of the vehicle. That much weight dropping from only a few inches will fully compress the suspension...
Forum: General Tech Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Derf00
check the gas cap

check the gas cap
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 05-21-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By Derf00
If you do that, make sure you get measurements...

If you do that, make sure you get measurements from a couple of points on the cam rotation within the same journals. If at one point in the rotation there is a bigger gap than in another part of the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-21-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By Derf00
Glad to hear you go it figured out. I was going...

Glad to hear you go it figured out. I was going to chime in that engines rotate clockwise as does the drivetrain (tranny/driveshaft) so any torque steer would've pulled you right, not left as that's...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-17-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Derf00
Check the catalytic converter heat shields. Could...

Check the catalytic converter heat shields. Could be a broken/cracked weld or shield that's touching something. Also check the shifter cable to make sure it's not loose. Lastly, there is a clutch...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-15-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Derf00
It probably is pinging because it is...

It probably is pinging because it is intermittent. I'm guessing it likely only happens when you are using the TracKey (which advances the timing) and it's hot outside or the car is heat-soaked like...
Forum: Off Topic 05-14-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,513
Posted By Derf00
People that make a right or left hand turn from...

People that make a right or left hand turn from the wrong lane thus cutting across one or two lanes at the last minute without looking and cut off everyone behind them. That Grinds My Gears.

If I...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-14-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 579
Posted By Derf00
Fluids are easy to check. Just look at their...

Fluids are easy to check. Just look at their color.

PS Fluid - Basically tranny fluid. It should be bright red with no dirt in it since it was replaced.

Oil - Clean light to medium brown not...
Forum: Off Topic 05-13-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 7,525
Posted By Derf00
The bad parenting of past generations (Baby...

The bad parenting of past generations (Baby Boomer) in my opinion is because some of the parents didn't have the means or interest in raising kids. They had an oops moment and then raised them as...
Forum: Off Topic 05-13-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 7,525
Posted By Derf00
I came from my parents....? :D I don't see...

I came from my parents....? :D

I don't see the point of being a numb-nut on the interwebz (most of the time). Forums are interesting to me in what you can glean from them so I don't' see the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-13-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By Derf00
Never thought of it this way... ...

Never thought of it this way...

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=10

Anyways, you learned me something new Simon1, thanks :D
Forum: New Member Area 05-13-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By Derf00
Independent rear suspension vs the solid rear...

Independent rear suspension vs the solid rear axle of the Mustang.....a 2015 Mustang would've been more comparable tot he 350Z handling since the 2015 now has independent rear suspension ;)
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 05-13-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Derf00
Noo, don't lease then opt to buy after the lease...

Noo, don't lease then opt to buy after the lease is up. You will pay 40-50% more than the car is worth that way. You pay for the depreciation when you lease. And when you opt to buy at the end of the...
Forum: AmericanMuscle.com 05-12-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By Derf00
I work for a company that uses billet parts on...

I work for a company that uses billet parts on some of the components used on our equipment (not automotive) and I've seen that type of issue before.

That type of blemish is a...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 05-12-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By Derf00
A semi truck driver could see them if they were...

A semi truck driver could see them if they were in your blindspot... :)
Forum: Off Topic 05-12-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 7,525
Posted By Derf00
Context is subjective just like judgment is....

Context is subjective just like judgment is. Because of this, unfortunately, in the days of stupidity rules you have to make such "Zero tolerance" policies. Idiots and stupid people (of course)...
Forum: Off Topic 05-11-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 7,525
Posted By Derf00
Um, you realize that also uttering the word Bomb...

Um, you realize that also uttering the word Bomb in an airport or on a plane is also cause for being air marshaled right? That's been in place for decades. Velcom to Soviet Russia.... our police vil...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-11-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By Derf00
Since when does height affect the footprint of a...

Since when does height affect the footprint of a tire? unless footprint doesn't mean contact patch? If not, define footprint please cos I agree with everything except for that comment.
Forum: Off Topic 05-11-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 12,454
Posted By Derf00
you used belieber and now coy...Fastback..is...

you used belieber and now coy...Fastback..is there something you want to tell the group?
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-07-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Derf00
Define 'decent' tread wear rating? Over or under...

Define 'decent' tread wear rating? Over or under 400? Summer tires are 400 and under and because of that don't last nearly as long as higher tread rated tires like All Seasons. Dry Grip or high tread...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 05-07-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By Derf00
Proper amount for which filter? Is it a v8...

Proper amount for which filter?

Is it a v8 or v6? For the V8 there is the PH8A and the PH16 which is about half the height (volume).
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-07-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Derf00
Reference article please? I've never heard of a...

Reference article please? I've never heard of a TB being a normal maintenance replacement item.

Also, you could just be letting out the clutch too soon or too much too soon which is why you are...
Forum: Off Topic 05-06-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 12,454
Posted By Derf00
wait wait wait.....so I can microwave my popcorn...

wait wait wait.....so I can microwave my popcorn AND travel through space at the same time!?
Forum: Off Topic 05-06-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 12,454
Posted By Derf00
What's a beliber?

What's a beliber?
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