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Forum: Parts For Sale 06-22-2016, 12:07 AM
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Posted By jimkaray
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Forum: General Tech 06-07-2016, 04:14 PM
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Posted By jimkaray
You can't grt that sound but you can get a nice...

You can't grt that sound but you can get a nice sounding exhaust. See this sticky...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 05-29-2016, 10:54 PM
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Posted By jimkaray
The issue is that it is not prone to leaking it...

The issue is that it is not prone to leaking it is prone to complete failure.
If you have a list of components on these cars that are prone to leaks that would be a helpful addition to the...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 05-20-2016, 12:59 AM
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Posted By jimkaray
no problem, happy motoring!

no problem, happy motoring!
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 05-15-2016, 01:50 AM
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Posted By jimkaray
I think if you've reviewed all the info here you...

I think if you've reviewed all the info here you will be good to go. You might want to keep in mind that trans fluid will eat into a blacktop driveway big time so if that would be a concern for you...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 05-14-2016, 01:18 AM
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Posted By jimkaray
It should but it looks more like dirt then grease...

It should but it looks more like dirt then grease in the pictures. A brush might work better or just a pressure wash if you can get under there at the car wash.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 05-13-2016, 01:23 AM
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Posted By jimkaray
You have it right. Looks like mud under there, I...

You have it right. Looks like mud under there, I would wash that off so you don't get any in the trans by accident. Here is a thread ...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 05-09-2016, 11:13 AM
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Views: 262
Posted By jimkaray
The small black sensor is the TPS, so if that is...

The small black sensor is the TPS, so if that is the one you purchased it came with it. So it is possible there is a defect in one of the new components of the TB so I would keep that in mind....
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 05-08-2016, 11:32 PM
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Views: 262
Posted By jimkaray
Sounds like the throttle position sensor. I'm...

Sounds like the throttle position sensor. I'm assuming the new TB came without it and you reused the old one.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 05-01-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By jimkaray
You'll want to get a hand held tuner and custom...

You'll want to get a hand held tuner and custom tune to give you the sport car feel your looking for. You can get just the tuner with a 'canned' generic tune but there is no comparison to the...
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-30-2016, 12:58 AM
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Views: 259
Posted By jimkaray
05-09 Xeon Side Scoops in Red Fire pre-paint

New, never installed pre-painted Redfire XEON Side Scoops from American Muscle (http://www.americanmuscle.com/mustang-painted-sidescoop-0509.html).
There are a few minor small paint chips on the...
Forum: Mach 1 Section 03-11-2016, 12:26 AM
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Posted By jimkaray
Well any mechanic qualified to restore a classic...

Well any mechanic qualified to restore a classic let lone work on one should know the correct terminology. A restoration shop should have no problem at least quoting you a price on the parts.
It...
Forum: V6 General Discussion 02-14-2016, 11:44 PM
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Views: 278
Posted By jimkaray
Headlight is the first thing I would look at....

Headlight is the first thing I would look at. Normally when the go bad the lights won't stay on. They do do tend to get real hot and melt the plastic so I would open it up, pull it out and get a look...
Forum: 4 Cylinder NA and Turbo 02-12-2016, 12:30 AM
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Views: 458
Posted By jimkaray
Define "acted like it wanted to start" for us....

Define "acted like it wanted to start" for us. Does it kick over and will run on starting fluid as long as you're spraying it? If so then its a fuel problem.
My interpretation of your description...
Forum: 4 Cylinder NA and Turbo 02-11-2016, 01:25 AM
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Views: 458
Posted By jimkaray
Well, you still need spark. Check the wiring for...

Well, you still need spark. Check the wiring for signs of mice chewing the insulation. I would clean up all the ground points on the wiring harness, battery cable, coil, starter relay, etc...as...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 02-09-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By jimkaray
Any engine mods (except u/d pulley) will not...

Any engine mods (except u/d pulley) will not make any noticeable difference without a being tuned for the changes. So for any performance bump a custom tune is going to be necessary. It will change...
Forum: 4 Cylinder NA and Turbo 02-09-2016, 08:36 PM
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Views: 458
Posted By jimkaray
Spark. Did you shoot any starting fluid in her to...

Spark. Did you shoot any starting fluid in her to see if it fires at all? Why was it sitting for 8yrs? Was it parked after it quit running? If it just up and died one day I would check the timing...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-01-2015, 12:35 AM
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Views: 445
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, 12:59 PM
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Views: 278
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, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,119
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, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,729
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, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
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, 01:44 PM
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Views: 810
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, 01:31 PM
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Views: 810
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, 12:56 PM
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Views: 810
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...
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