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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Derf00
Or a motor mount was not tightened back up. ...

Or a motor mount was not tightened back up.

Did you get long tubes put in? I don't know about the V6 motors but the V8's require the motor be lifted up a bit to get the LT's in and tightened.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,387
Posted By Derf00
Yep same, got a letter earlier this week. You car...

Yep same, got a letter earlier this week. You car is being recalled...blah blah blah...no parts at this time...blah blah blah, we will contact you when parts are available.... blah.

I'm guessing...
Forum: General Tech 07-23-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Derf00
Personally, I think it's a gimmick. I'm not...

Personally, I think it's a gimmick.

I'm not a big fan of it. When you start a car up the first few cycles will not have efficiently catalyzed the exhaust so you are actually creating more smog...
Forum: New Member Area 07-23-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By Derf00
So Op, did you ever race?

So Op, did you ever race?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-23-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Derf00
Boatloads of info already on the forum about...

Boatloads of info already on the forum about this..... :search:

CAI by itself is a waste of money unless strictly for looks, most power is in the tune
Don't waste money on aftermarket coils they...
Forum: General Tech 07-21-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By Derf00
So without figuring out what was causing the...

So without figuring out what was causing the original problem (or at least getting the codes), you replaced a part in the hopes it would fix it. Problem is still present and now you have another...
Forum: New Member Area 07-20-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By Derf00
Do you have sport mode in your car from the...

Do you have sport mode in your car from the Performance upgrade they mentioned ($1995)?

Yeah I can see the extra power from 'Sport mode' on the car pushing it an extra 0.4 faster in the 0-60...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-20-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Derf00
Unless you mod the hell out of a V6 yes, the...

Unless you mod the hell out of a V6 yes, the stock air box is good enough.

90% of the power from a CAI comes not from the CAI itself but from the accompanying tune that is sold with it. A CAI...
Forum: Off Topic 07-20-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 280
Posted By Derf00
I see that Cali forgot to update the I-10 freeway...

I see that Cali forgot to update the I-10 freeway when some of the overpasses were marked as obsolete in 2014. Now the I-10 corridor between Los Angeles and Phoenix is shut down indefinitely east of...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-20-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By Derf00
What was the wording of the car when they sold it...

What was the wording of the car when they sold it 'As-is' or 'Under Warranty'?

If it had a warranty, what box was marked on this form?
...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 07-20-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 300
Posted By Derf00
Bad alt, My old 00 V6 did the same thing. I...

Bad alt,

My old 00 V6 did the same thing. I ended up pulling the alt off and having it bench tested. 3 out of 5 tests showed the alt failing. (first passed it, second failed it, third passed it,...
Forum: SVT Forums 07-15-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Derf00
Is it at idle too? plug wire maybe. In a garage...

Is it at idle too? plug wire maybe. In a garage with the lights out pop the hood and start the car. Once you hear/feel the misfire, check for blue sparks along the wires and the boots to see if you...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-15-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,152
Posted By Derf00
On a cold start, before you start it, take the...

On a cold start, before you start it, take the serpentine belt off the car. Then start it. If the noise doesn't appear then you know for a fact it's a pulley or belt making the noise. Most likely the...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-15-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By Derf00
Even with dealer info you may still not get the...

Even with dealer info you may still not get the records you are looking for. Unlike the UK and other countries where the dealer is the main service point for new cars (and in some cases required?)....
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-14-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Derf00
Congrats on the new to you car! Your Ford...

Congrats on the new to you car!

Your Ford Pro cal can be used for your upgrades but, I would get a different tuner (Like American Muscle, Brenspeed or Livernoise).

Ford Racing makes a solid...
Forum: New Member Area 07-14-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By Derf00
Where do you get 5.1 from for a V6? 5.1 is 05-09...

Where do you get 5.1 from for a V6? 5.1 is 05-09 GT time.

All of the rags and even this guy's runs have the 0-60 of a 3.7L Mustang at around 5.8 That's for the manual and Auto.
2014 Mustang V6...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-13-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By Derf00
Camshaft pitting is normally caused by two...

Camshaft pitting is normally caused by two primary things, wrong API oil being used for the year of car or long periods of sitting where corrosion sets in.

Since the car is low miles I'll go with...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 07-13-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,422
Posted By Derf00
^^ Yep, this...a part in inventory is a liability...

^^ Yep, this...a part in inventory is a liability (overhead). Most dealers and even some parts places deal on a 'just-in-time' inventory meaning they order it the second they need it. The idea is...
Forum: Off Topic 07-13-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By Derf00
I wouldn't ask them anything, if they do accept...

I wouldn't ask them anything, if they do accept you back or extend another term it will be hella high as a way to convince you to drop them.

5 claims in 3 years is a lot. I've had three claims...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-13-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Derf00
If you are talking of spraying from the...

If you are talking of spraying from the underside, I agree, no different than a puddle but, I don't see water coming in from the top as normal under any circumstance.
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 07-13-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Derf00
Make sure the bulb has a 'R' suffix. It will have...

Make sure the bulb has a 'R' suffix. It will have a metal shield around the bulb that creates the correct cutoff and light pattern.

If it doesn't have the shield, the light pattern will be crap...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-13-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Derf00
Hot engine...cold water...uh no. That's a good...

Hot engine...cold water...uh no. That's a good way to thermally break something.

Get it warm, then clean it. Personally I wouldn't use a power washer. Too easy to blast water into areas you didn't...
Forum: General Tech 07-10-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Derf00
Loss of pressure in the cooling system will cause...

Loss of pressure in the cooling system will cause the car to overheat and the A/C to shut off. When the temp rises above a certain level the A/C kicks off for safety.

Find your cooling problem and...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-09-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Derf00
My experience is that they sound great and hold...

My experience is that they sound great and hold up well once you get any fitment/alignment issues sorted out. That's why you pay more for other brands, the other brands are true out-of-the-box...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-08-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Derf00
When was the last time the coolant was replaced? ...

When was the last time the coolant was replaced? Old coolant loses cooling capabilities and during hot, hot/humid month you could be overtaxing your cooling system as mentioned. This will shut down...
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