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Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-15-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,861
Posted By tbear853
I bought the Lisle tool a few months ago as I ran...

I bought the Lisle tool a few months ago as I ran across a good deal on it and I have a '07 FX4 with 5.4 and the '08 GT ..... but the '07 only has 52K miles now and the GT has but 28K so ..... maybe...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-15-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By tbear853
Better shifting with Dex III / Mercon. ...

Better shifting with Dex III / Mercon.



How so?
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-07-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By tbear853
Car Payments? YUCK!! Sounds like...

Car Payments?

YUCK!!

Sounds like they "have you" on a well set hook.

Life is so much better when there are no car payments and then ..... it get's even better when no house payments!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-06-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,641
Posted By tbear853
Well, now I see our '08 Driver's side is...

Well, now I see our '08 Driver's side is included.



You'd loose then. The stock will come back in time ..... and if not, you will still only loose what you'll loose by dumping it now.
Forum: General Tech 06-06-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By tbear853
Those Camaros are not "pretty cars" by any...

Those Camaros are not "pretty cars" by any stretch. Just hideous looking.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-15-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By tbear853
28,xxx and change on our 2008 GT and no slack in...

28,xxx and change on our 2008 GT and no slack in ball joints yet.

Been reading about them in threads so I endeavor to check them when I do oil changes or any other service that sees it near a jack...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-15-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By tbear853
Yep, sounds like the cure. :icon_hunter:

Yep, sounds like the cure. :icon_hunter:
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-13-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By tbear853
I seem to recall that it's not the size of the...

I seem to recall that it's not the size of the footprint that will change with tire diameter changes (or tire width changes for that matter) ....
.... but rather that it is the shape of that...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-08-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By tbear853
Time to move some mounting holes.

Time to move some mounting holes.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-07-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By tbear853
They can wear just as a carburetor does when it's...

They can wear just as a carburetor does when it's shaft wears the bores into egg shapes and the butterfly doesn't center in the body as it once did, there is a fair amount of "weight" against the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-07-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By tbear853
:icon_denk: For a quiet, reliable, high...

:icon_denk:
For a quiet, reliable, high traction, heat tolerant tire that wears what I consider "reasonably well" considering, a tire I staked a lot on many times on several cars for about half my...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-06-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By tbear853
I'm sorry jz78817, I didn't know. I guess it...

I'm sorry jz78817, I didn't know. I guess it was the part where you said you looked up hydroplaning reviews for worn out tires that threw me off the track. My point was simply that "any" tire...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-05-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By tbear853
ANY tire will hydroplane when you drive it...

ANY tire will hydroplane when you drive it through water at a rate that exceeds it's ability to displace the water between the road surface and the tread contact patch. Water is not very...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-03-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By tbear853
My fix a good while back is still doing the deed...

My fix a good while back is still doing the deed .... no more big drops hanging off differential housing or spatters on concrete.
...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-03-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By tbear853
http://mustangforums.com/forum/5-0l-v8-technical-d...

http://mustangforums.com/forum/5-0l-v8-technical-discussions/711741-diff-shot-dealer-will-not-warranty-help-2.html#post8408932

My fix .... still working.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-01-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By tbear853
Changing the front or not changing the front has...

Changing the front or not changing the front has absolutely no effect on pinion angle.

Only by altering the rear suspension height do you change driveshaft or pinion angles because only then...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 04-30-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By tbear853
Well, my 2008 GT's are still working and they are...

Well, my 2008 GT's are still working and they are oem, car has about 28,xxx miles now.

My 2007 FX4's oem sensors are also still working at 51,xxx miles and they are still in the original Pirelli...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 04-16-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By tbear853
My 2007 FX4 still has oem TPMSs (also still has...

My 2007 FX4 still has oem TPMSs (also still has oem Pirelli Scorpion ATR 275/55-20 tires) and no failures at 51,xxx miles and our '08 GT with maybe 28,xxx miles still has it's oem TPMSs in the tires...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 04-15-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By tbear853
I'm just plumb tickled with the Hurst Billet in...

I'm just plumb tickled with the Hurst Billet in our '08 GT. I did fab my own extension that both raised the shift lever and angled it rearwards a hair (so no more hitting my elbow against console...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 04-15-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By tbear853
I use the Peak stuff FS and mix 50/50 with...

I use the Peak stuff FS and mix 50/50 with distilled water ..... been doing it seems like forever and never any problems. I also sell a ton of it to commercial customers, they like it and their...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-15-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By tbear853
Not a 2012 ..... but rather on a '2008 GT .........

Not a 2012 ..... but rather on a '2008 GT ...... I lowered the rear only for the same reason (to eliminate the huge gap in back) with a simple cut of a coil off the top of each rear coil.
...
Forum: General Tech 04-06-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By tbear853
I replace them when they loose my confidence. ...

I replace them when they loose my confidence.

My old '77 F-150 has a NAPA Legend 75 group 24 battery that was installed in June 2003, it's set out for a couple months at times with no attention,...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-31-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By tbear853
Gorgeous day for it ..... maybe up near Pall Mall...

Gorgeous day for it ..... maybe up near Pall Mall area?

Curious ...... :)
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-30-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,835
Posted By tbear853
Our '08 has 3.31 rear gears ..... and we like...

Our '08 has 3.31 rear gears ..... and we like them. :icon_surfing:

With the 3.38:1 first in trans, that comes out to about 11.188:1 overall ..... which is same as an old M-22 rock crushe's 2.20...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-28-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 34,149
Posted By tbear853
Good chance he's right ...... IF no brake fluid...

Good chance he's right ...... IF no brake fluid was ever added since the last set of pads were first installed, likely his method would then just push old fluid back to "about full".

I do have to...
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