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Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By petrock
CAI’s are a joke and a good example of false...

CAI’s are a joke and a good example of false advertising. How could an open filter sitting next to a hot motor suck in cold air? There have been a bunch of dyno tests on YouTube showing that CAI’s...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang Yesterday, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By petrock
You’ve been throwing parts at the problem with no...

You’ve been throwing parts at the problem with no luck. Its like throwing darts in the dark and hoping to hit a bullseye. As you can see it is a waste of time & money.

If the PCV valve is...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By petrock
It is hard to say how much it will cost to fix....

It is hard to say how much it will cost to fix. Best to call some convertible top places in your area and ask. Sending/showing them the phone’s or bringing them the car would help.

As for the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-21-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By petrock
Glad to hear it is fixed. As for cleaning the...

Glad to hear it is fixed. As for cleaning the MAF, you never want to run power through it when it is wet. It will fry itself. The little wires inside there get really really hot really quickly and...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-21-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By petrock
The two vacuum hoses that come out of the EGR...

The two vacuum hoses that come out of the EGR tube go to the DPFE sensor. Good luck...
Forum: S197 Shelby Section 05-20-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By petrock
Yes, replacing the pump fixed the problem. The...

Yes, replacing the pump fixed the problem. The car turns nice and smooth now with little effort. Good luck getting your’s fixed.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-20-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By petrock
I’d just rebuild the diff you’ve got. It will be...

I’d just rebuild the diff you’ve got. It will be cheaper in the long run. If your ride is a daily driver and mostly city driving then a posi diff won’t really help you at all. Good luck...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-20-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By petrock
Just put the new filter in and put it back...

Just put the new filter in and put it back together. Don’t modify the intake at all. If you take off the snorkel then you will be sucking in hot air from the engine bay which isn’t good for...
Forum: General Tech 05-20-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By petrock
A short to ground on the power side would cause...

A short to ground on the power side would cause the fuse to pop. A short to ground on the ground side could cause the symptoms you describe. Most likely it is a damaged/corroded wire/connector on...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-15-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By petrock
Some clarification is needed here. What kind of...

Some clarification is needed here. What kind of no start issue is it? Either no crank/no start & crank/no start. If the motor doesn’t crank then that would’t have been caused by the distributer. ...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-14-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By petrock
Check rockauto.com. Good luck...

Check rockauto.com. Good luck...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-14-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By petrock
Sounds like a loose connection somewhere, not an...

Sounds like a loose connection somewhere, not an alternator issue. I’d start at the battery terminals and make sure they are clean & tight. Then look around to see if there are any damaged wires...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-12-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By petrock
Get them both and return the one that doesn’t...

Get them both and return the one that doesn’t fit. They aren’t that expensive. 50/50 chance you’ll pick right the first time… Good luck...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-12-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By petrock
The gears in the new (to you) diff likely do have...

The gears in the new (to you) diff likely do have a little rust on them. Its hard to say. You’ll have to take the diff cover off and have a look inside. If the bearings have any rust on them at...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-09-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By petrock
There shouldn’t be any loosens in the hub. If it...

There shouldn’t be any loosens in the hub. If it wiggles at all then it is bad and should be replaced. A wobbling rotor (due to a wobbling hub) could cause the brake drag problem you are...
Forum: General Tech 05-09-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By petrock
Thanks… but it’s petrock. :-)

Thanks… but it’s petrock. :-)
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-06-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By petrock
Yeah $4700 is a bit steep and probably very close...

Yeah $4700 is a bit steep and probably very close to or more then the car is worth. I’d get another opinion from another shop. How many miles are on the motor, btw?
Forum: General Tech 05-05-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By petrock
There could be lots of things that could make...

There could be lots of things that could make that noise. Bad sway bar end-links, inner/outer tie rods, ball joints, wheel bearing, control arm bushings or maybe a broken spring? The list goes on… ...
Forum: General Tech 05-05-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By petrock
The pinion doesn’t have splines and doesn’t come...

The pinion doesn’t have splines and doesn’t come in direct contact with the axles. Do you mean the spider/side gears? Those are the gears that the axles slide into. If so, you can purchase...
Forum: General Tech 05-05-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By petrock
It is hard to diagnose problems like this from...

It is hard to diagnose problems like this from our keyboards. Your going to have to do the dirty work or pay someone to do it. It shouldn’t be to hard to figure out if you understand how...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-04-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By petrock
I don’t know about any spray that will fix your...

I don’t know about any spray that will fix your problem, but it is likely that something has gotten into the retracting mechanism that prevents it from spinning properly or the belt is twisted behind...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-03-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By petrock
I’m not sure if it will cleanly bolt up without...

I’m not sure if it will cleanly bolt up without any modification, but not all 8.8 diffs are created equal. One major difference is some have equal length right & left axle tubes/shafts and some...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-03-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By petrock
You could buy replacement direct fit or universal...

You could buy replacement direct fit or universal cats (OEM or aftermarket) and have an exhaust shop weld it up into place. It might be cheaper then buying, shipping & installing a complete used...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-03-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,316
Posted By petrock
And here is a video I made a little while ago on...

And here is a video I made a little while ago on how to adjust your window as well as replace the door hinge pins & bushings (which could cause this issue too).

Door Hinge Pin & Bushing Repair -...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-03-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By petrock
Don’t guess. Only change parts when there is...

Don’t guess. Only change parts when there is actual evidence pointing to that part as the problem. Otherwise you are essentially throwing darts in the dark and hoping to hit a bullseye.

Hook up...
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