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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-01-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By jimkaray
The good news: I have no problem with Hooker...

The good news: I have no problem with Hooker headers on my '73 351c 2V P/S A/C, P/B and an FMX or AOD.
The bad news: the car has been off the road 20yrs so I can't say if its still the same header...
Forum: Parts For Sale 10-30-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By jimkaray
How's the color match and how firm on the price?

How's the color match and how firm on the price?
Forum: Motor Swap Section 09-30-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By jimkaray
It will work. If this is not going to be a...

It will work. If this is not going to be a complete rebuild I'd also check into what compression ratio you will end up with. There should be some swap comparison charts around if you search the web.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 09-04-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,351
Posted By jimkaray
Probably just the injectors firing. If the noise...

Probably just the injectors firing. If the noise gets loud you can start to worry:-)
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-30-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By jimkaray
FYI Head Set:...

FYI
Head Set: http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/x,carcode,1433388,parttype,5412
Head Bolts: http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/x,carcode,1433388,parttype,5308
Intake gaskets:...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-30-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By jimkaray
right, so with that many miles I'd lean toward...

right, so with that many miles I'd lean toward putting in low mileage motor from a wreck. Especially if you don't know the maintenance history of this motor. Once you go down the gasket replacement...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-30-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By jimkaray
Get a professional's opinion giving him that...

Get a professional's opinion giving him that information but I see no other explanation than head gasket. Given the labor involved to pull these heads I'd say a motor swap is going to be your...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-30-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By jimkaray
If you haven't pushed it when hot then at least...

If you haven't pushed it when hot then at least you can't be blamed if it is a head gasket issue. The 4.0 is not known for head gasket issues but the miles are up there and they do fail. One way to...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 08-30-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By jimkaray
Sounds like the system is being over pressurized....

Sounds like the system is being over pressurized. The worse case scenario would be headgasket is failing. When you lost the coolant in the past issues did you drive it and over heat? How many miles...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 07-25-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By jimkaray
Since you can't open it to drain I'm going to...

Since you can't open it to drain I'm going to assume by striped you really mean the bolt shoulders are rounded off. Otherwise if the threads were striped it wouldn't tighten and the oil would be...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-20-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By jimkaray
Clean the posts and cables yet? Check the grounds...

Clean the posts and cables yet? Check the grounds to body and the block for corrosion and if the battery is a few years old have it checked.
Forum: The Racers Bench 07-11-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By jimkaray
The dynamics of adding a power adder are similar...

The dynamics of adding a power adder are similar no matter what the means. So the more you've rung out of it already the less dramatic a simple or entry level type kit is going to make. I would guess...
Forum: The Racers Bench 07-10-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By jimkaray
Don't listen to all these blower bigots! lol....

Don't listen to all these blower bigots! lol. Split the difference and go n/a around town and boosted when you want to track it. Nitrous ...
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 07-05-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By jimkaray
Yes, some parts will need supporting components...

Yes, some parts will need supporting components but nothing major until you get into the drive train.
This is the wrong place for these questions however. You'll want to search and post in the V6...
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 06-19-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By jimkaray
sounddeadenershowdown.com...

sounddeadenershowdown.com (http://mustangforums.com/forum/sounddeadenershowdown.com) lots of good info and pricing.
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 06-14-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By jimkaray
Broken clutch trunnion

That is the clutch rod trunnion that broke. There is a thread on how to repair it without replacing the whole clutch master cylinder. ...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-11-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By jimkaray
As long as the car is level you should be ok, 3.2...

As long as the car is level you should be ok, 3.2 is if its bone dry.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 05-04-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By jimkaray
Pretty sure the collapsible section goes closest...

Pretty sure the collapsible section goes closest to the trans. I assume it matters but I'm not positive. If you have any vibration issues then I would swap it around.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-28-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By jimkaray
That technique does not apply to the T5 in the...

That technique does not apply to the T5 in the S197. You'll need to use the fill hole on the passenger side of the trans above the drain plug. Jack the car up level. Remove the fill plug with a 3/8...
Forum: General Tech 04-26-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By jimkaray
+1 look for a short rubber tube with a...

+1
look for a short rubber tube with a flattened end coming out from the passenger side of the firewall. you may have to jack up the car so you can look up from under the engine compartment to see...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-25-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By jimkaray
Any of the top brand synthetics - Amsoil, Mobil1,...

Any of the top brand synthetics - Amsoil, Mobil1, Royal Purple in that order should make it shift better. While there is no guarantee so long as there aren't any major mechanical issues you will see...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-13-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By jimkaray
Hold on, does the starter spin every time but it...

Hold on, does the starter spin every time but it just isn't engaging the flywheel? If yes then the drive is your issue, its just beyond the point where a little assistance will get it working. If you...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-13-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By jimkaray
I would bend the tabs out of the way. If that's...

I would bend the tabs out of the way. If that's not possible lube it up with WD40 and they should slide off with a little effort.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 04-12-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By jimkaray
Sounds like the starter drive is sticking and...

Sounds like the starter drive is sticking and going bad. That's what is under the hump on the starter. Try smacking it there with a hammer handle and see if engages for you. If so you can just change...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-06-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By jimkaray
With everything new I'm going to reject all the...

With everything new I'm going to reject all the past history at this point since I can see no reason for it to be a factor. Seems that piston compression is not the issue since you had yet to connect...
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