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Forum: Off Topic 08-26-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 900
Posted By jthorn9
I just got a new computer that came with Windows...

I just got a new computer that came with Windows 8 with a free upgrade to 10. Since my last computer is 5 years old the upgrade is huge to me. I held off for so long cause my wife and I hated the...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 08-19-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By jthorn9
As far as mufflers go, pick whatever you like the...

As far as mufflers go, pick whatever you like the sound of best. Go to you tube and listen to a bunch of 3.8L V6 Mustang clips using both systems and decide what you like best.
Forum: Off Topic 08-08-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By jthorn9
That's way too much, I got my 2013 California...

That's way too much, I got my 2013 California Special for $30,000 TTL out the door. A 2010 with those miles is still in the high teens, very low 20s.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-06-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By jthorn9
Pics would go a long ways here.

Pics would go a long ways here.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 08-06-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By jthorn9
Replacing just the factory muffler will be...

Replacing just the factory muffler will be largely a waste as it will barely change the tone. To get the best result you need to change the exhaust from the cats back with a true dual exhaust.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-30-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By jthorn9
They make an amazingly expensive paper weight!

They make an amazingly expensive paper weight!
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-23-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By jthorn9
You always use GT catbacks when using an x, h, or...

You always use GT catbacks when using an x, h, or straight pipe design. Most V6 kits are designed to bolt up to the factory y pipe.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-17-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By jthorn9
Welcome, to the forums! It depends on what...

Welcome, to the forums!

It depends on what you want out of the car. When getting a bumper make sure you get an OEM replacement, stay away from all of those "carbon fiber" fiber glass, and various...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 07-15-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By jthorn9
Seat covers will look OK from the outside looking...

Seat covers will look OK from the outside looking in, however upon closer inspection you will clearly be able to tell the difference. Put it this way, if you're trying to do car shows then you should...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-10-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By jthorn9
There is not real "best size" MAF as the effect...

There is not real "best size" MAF as the effect on performance is minimal at best. Just get the fuel injectors that fit your performance needs.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 07-10-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By jthorn9
You likely have an old tired, and worn drive...

You likely have an old tired, and worn drive train assembly. Unless the motor has been recently rebuilt you likely need to look at rebuilding the motor, transmission, and rear end. It will be a bit...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 06-29-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By jthorn9
Trust me when I say this, trying to "patch your...

Trust me when I say this, trying to "patch your seats" is not worth it. Spend the money and get the seats you want, or pay to have them properly refurbished. I would look into new seats, or new seat...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 06-29-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By jthorn9
I give a green light if the inspection checks out.

I give a green light if the inspection checks out.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-27-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By jthorn9
As stated, install will run around $1000,...

As stated, install will run around $1000, assuming you find a shop willing to do the work. You're better off installing it yourself, then taking it to a local shop, that has a dyno, for a final...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-27-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By jthorn9
All CAIs are about the same, no huge difference...

All CAIs are about the same, no huge difference from one to another. Get the one that looks/worst best for what you want. As stated, the CAI alone doesn't help much.

The best bang for the buck...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-25-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By jthorn9
The stickies have all your answers.

The stickies have all your answers.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-16-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By jthorn9
Ford racing makes garbage limited slip...

Ford racing makes garbage limited slip differentials for the 7.5" rear.....there's a reason they've been discontinued.

The best options are unfortunately the most expensive being the Eaton or...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-08-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By jthorn9
Possible - yes - but will cost a ton of money and...

Possible - yes - but will cost a ton of money and requires a complete knowledge and understanding of the 3.8L and 5.0L engines.
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-21-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By jthorn9
Only place you'll find performance parts for the...

Only place you'll find performance parts for the V6 is www.supersixmotorsports.com
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By jthorn9
As I stated in a similar thread, you can not just...

As I stated in a similar thread, you can not just "put a V8" in a essex V6 platform. You will need a complete donor car to do the swap. There's a lot more to it than just pull out motor A and put in...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By jthorn9
Skip the coil pack, that's a waste of money. ...

Skip the coil pack, that's a waste of money.

Skip the throttle body, that's a HUGE waste of money.

Any CAI will do, all will add only around 2-3 rwhp.

Gears are fairly straight forward, most...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By jthorn9
1) How much do you want to spend? Short term/long...

1) How much do you want to spend? Short term/long term?

2.) What's your goals? Show car, silent sleeper, light mods, horse power?

3.) How much experience do you have? Scale 1-10 with 1 meaning...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By jthorn9
Most people on here, including myself, have...

Most people on here, including myself, have learned that throwing money at the essex 3.8L yields little results. To get good results you have to throw a lot of money at the car.

Put it his way, I...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By jthorn9
You simply do not "hook up" or "drop in" a 4.6L...

You simply do not "hook up" or "drop in" a 4.6L or 5.0. There are so many people that have tried this and failed it's not even funny. The 5.0 should be completely ruled out as the electronics are...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 04-19-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By jthorn9
Be very careful what you buy, especially from...

Be very careful what you buy, especially from ebay, lots of junk on there. Also, you don't want to buy some one else failed project or take on a project of your own by buying a damaged or defective...
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