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Forum: Motor Swap Section 08-12-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By StangMuscle
4.0 to 5.4 swap questions

Hey guys,
I've done a good amount of research on the 4.0 to 5.4 swap and I still have a couple questions I'm hoping to get some help with. I was contemplating building a 5.4 from an old navigator...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-17-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By StangMuscle
I often change my fluids earlier than I should! I...

I often change my fluids earlier than I should! I always do my oil change around 3-4k Mobil one and she's never burns a drop of oil! Its the only car I've had where I put in 5quarts and come out with...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-17-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By StangMuscle
Well I know for sure now that I want the T5 gone!...

Well I know for sure now that I want the T5 gone! I was under the impression the GT had the same crappy trans as the v6, but that's not the case as I have found out! How are the built GT Trannys? I...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-17-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By StangMuscle
I definitely plan on the 8.8 swap, I can't stand...

I definitely plan on the 8.8 swap, I can't stand the one wheel peel from the 7.5! And I was looking at the tranny kit on D&D for the GT500 and driveshaft.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 11-04-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By StangMuscle
GT500 tranny swap or T5 rebuild?

Fellow stang modders,

I have a 4.0 and I am seriously looking into swapping/fixing my beat up T5 tranny this upcoming winter and I need some advice! Currently my tranny/clutch has 100k and is...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 06-29-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By StangMuscle
Exactly what I was thinking, too much upgrading...

Exactly what I was thinking, too much upgrading for not enough of a power increase. The GT500 would be awesome, but a lot more expensive. Which is why the possibility of a Navi swap got me amped...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 06-28-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By StangMuscle
Do you know what his username is? From a few...

Do you know what his username is? From a few things i have read it would seem it has been done.. there just isnt any info on it. and i would much rather have the 4v over the 3v.
Forum: Motor Swap Section 06-27-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By StangMuscle
Yea, I definitely couldn't have my car down for...

Yea, I definitely couldn't have my car down for down long either.. that's why I wanted to plan for it. This would be awesome, it's just not worth it to swap 4.0 for a GT engine. Go big or go home...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 06-27-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,074
Posted By StangMuscle
Have you made any progress with the 5.4 build? I...

Have you made any progress with the 5.4 build? I am interested in doing it as well, but I've had no luck finding anything on it :icon_gunhead:
Forum: Motor Swap Section 06-23-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By StangMuscle
4.0 swap for 5.4 4v Navigator engine

Im looking for some help/advice on how to swap the 4.0 for the 5.4 4v Navi engine. Im basically looking to gather a parts list as I'm unsure of what i need .. i was already planning on:

5.4 4v...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-23-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By StangMuscle
Ideally by next summer I want the TR6060 along...

Ideally by next summer I want the TR6060 along with GT rear end and driveshaft. I am seriously considering a 5.4 swap eventually.. I think thats the only way all these upgrades would ever be worth...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-23-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By StangMuscle
This sounds like it could be the same issue im...

This sounds like it could be the same issue im having.. there are times i really need to force it into gear.. did yours become harder to shift in humid and hot weather? Below a certain...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-05-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By StangMuscle
Pretty sure my a/c had a bit of moisture in the...

Pretty sure my a/c had a bit of moisture in the system.. let out some of the pressure and system got a lot cooler. Im going to buy a vacuum at harbor freight, suck out the old crap, put new stuff...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-05-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By StangMuscle
Yea I know.. I eventually want to hook the Tr6060...

Yea I know.. I eventually want to hook the Tr6060 up to it :icon_steer:
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-02-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By StangMuscle
The gauge on the bottle measured 30-35psi before...

The gauge on the bottle measured 30-35psi before charge..which from my recent "studies" would indicate a "good" reading, right? If so.. I definitely overcharged the system.. gonna have to remedy...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-01-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By StangMuscle
I used royal purple MAX ATF, maybe thats why my...

I used royal purple MAX ATF, maybe thats why my tranmission runs hot in extreme temperatures. Hopefully using the synchromax will make a big difference in temperature capabilities/performance..
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-01-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By StangMuscle
Manual Transmission Cooler & A/C Questions

Hey, here again hoping I can get some help/suggestions on a couple of things. Summer weather has finally arrived here in MA, it's been around 100 and humid the last few days and I have noticed a few...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-13-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,684
Posted By StangMuscle
Talking All in all from what everyone has told me going...

All in all from what everyone has told me going with 20's might not be a bad route. I love taking tight corners and doing the occasional drifting and having fun, So it's great to hear that by going...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-13-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,684
Posted By StangMuscle
Damn Man, that's a nice looking sixer.

Damn Man, that's a nice looking sixer.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-13-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,684
Posted By StangMuscle
Would you say the low profile 20'' tires have...

Would you say the low profile 20'' tires have enough sidewall for grip. I was specifically looking at the Nitto's on American Muscle, they have some great reviews. Like I said I dont mind...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-13-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,684
Posted By StangMuscle
I'm actually surprised to hear that. I feel like...

I'm actually surprised to hear that. I feel like most of the reviews I have read on 20's were negative. Sounds like if I took the time to get used to having a bigger rim and the low profile tire it...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-12-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,684
Posted By StangMuscle
I too would be looking at 19's if they were...

I too would be looking at 19's if they were available. I would definitely say I'm an aggressive driver, kinda why I got a Mustang to begin with.. From your experience would you say the 20's handle...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-12-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,684
Posted By StangMuscle
Ahh I see, look wise it's just not appealing to...

Ahh I see, look wise it's just not appealing to you. Your point about the one piece wheels makes sense, I'm sure it is going to be a pain to wash those rims. But I personally like the look, and Im...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-12-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,684
Posted By StangMuscle
Well, I like to have some fun and take hard...

Well, I like to have some fun and take hard corners and whatnot so handling is definitely a big factor. If 18's have a drastic difference over the 20's (handling wise) then it's really a no contest...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-12-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,684
Posted By StangMuscle
Thanks, that sounds like a good comparison. ...

Thanks, that sounds like a good comparison.
Well, IMO rims are a lot about appearance. What do you mean by "busy?" Would 2 or 3 piece rims perform differently than a solid piece? I know a solid...
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