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Forum: General Tech 06-30-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Chromeshadow
I agree with 88, that's a lot of oil. I can't see...

I agree with 88, that's a lot of oil. I can't see it using that much in 300 miles even if the rings did not seat.
Did the block come with a guarantee? Btw, I believe that if the rings don't seat...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 06-29-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Chromeshadow
Looks great! How you handle the drive shaft and...

Looks great! How you handle the drive shaft and pinion angles?
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 06-28-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Chromeshadow
I'm really fond of the 99/00, I had mine 12 years...

I'm really fond of the 99/00, I had mine 12 years and nearly 200,000 miles. It looked and ran like new.
I had no major problems with it. I sold it here in WI late summer for $1,300, but no one...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 06-17-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 309
Posted By Chromeshadow
Cool, I might make it. Be great to see 88, btw...

Cool, I might make it. Be great to see 88, btw are you meeting at Mickeys again this year?
Forum: General Tech 06-15-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Chromeshadow
No, you could pull the engine.

No, you could pull the engine.
Forum: New Member Area 06-05-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By Chromeshadow
Imho Ford is really late to the market with this...

Imho Ford is really late to the market with this technology. I have a 2009 2.0 GXP that has 290 HP and direct injection. GM released this engine in 2007 (8 years ago!) into the Solstice, Sky and the...
Forum: New Member Area 06-04-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By Chromeshadow
This is a pretty unusual car. I don't think there...

This is a pretty unusual car. I don't think there is anything wrong with the price, I think the right buyers are not finding your ad.
I think the person who will buy this this car is looking at the...
Forum: New Member Area 06-04-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 789
Posted By Chromeshadow
You should be able to get anything you want from...

You should be able to get anything you want from the after-market companies, and still pay less than a
premium V6. I think a lot of after-market companies are very excited with this plan.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 06-02-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Chromeshadow
Nice run! Did your tires hook up about 20mph or...

Nice run! Did your tires hook up about 20mph or did you lift? Do you think the 4:10's helped? Seems like it would make the one-two shift pretty early, close to 30 mph?
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 06-02-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By Chromeshadow
I had problems with the rubber exhaust hangers,...

I had problems with the rubber exhaust hangers, seems like one would break ever couple of months.
Forum: New Member Area 05-28-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By Chromeshadow
Sounds like BS to me. I have nearly 75K on mine,...

Sounds like BS to me. I have nearly 75K on mine, brakes are fine, newer ACs almost never need recharging. You can do it at home for $15. Are you sure the mileage is correct? Tires should last over...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-26-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Chromeshadow
Sounds like the clutch is the prob, was it having...

Sounds like the clutch is the prob, was it having problems before replacing the cable? There is an adjustment procedure for the cable.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-22-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
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: 228
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: 164
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: 164
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: 312
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: 16
Views: 706
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: 185
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: 259
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: 274
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: 274
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: 274
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: 705
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: 127
Posted By Chromeshadow
It sounds like a loose or warn belt.

It sounds like a loose or warn belt.
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