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Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-28-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By ym42
So I went ahead and installed a new aftermarket...

So I went ahead and installed a new aftermarket shifter. I picked Barton and I liked the quality. It took me about 2 hrs on my driveway, it was not difficult but took some maneuvering around the...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-27-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By ym42
I am finding new stuff regarding these issues...

I am finding new stuff regarding these issues every day. So, supposedly there is new nut and collapsible washer that is used now to combat this issue of oil seeping through the splines or something,...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-22-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By ym42
I don't know that much about transmissions but I...

I don't know that much about transmissions but I think it has something to do with rails inside. I notice that suddenly its much easier to push the stick out of 4th gear forward to neutral, basically...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-22-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By ym42
Basically, its a tricky situation. Here is my...

Basically, its a tricky situation. Here is my reply to what you said, 09GT/CS. I also don't believe it has anything to do with a clutch. My clutch getting to the point of needing replacement but its...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-22-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By ym42
They quoted me 1300 for labor on transmission...

They quoted me 1300 for labor on transmission swap, clutch and rear end... With all my parts...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-22-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By ym42
I found the new Tremec 5 speed transmission on...

I found the new Tremec 5 speed transmission on eBay for ~850$ and that's what I think I am going to do. I do believe that something is wrong with the transmission ( it had always behaved funny but...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-22-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By ym42
Cool Got the printed out quote from the dealership....

Got the printed out quote from the dealership. For some reason they are not quoting the labor only the parts to start with.

The service manager told me the leak is from the inside of the...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-20-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By ym42
Angry Not sure if I should believe this - is this a rip off of what?

Last month I posted about some shifting issues, and yesterday I also noticed that rear differential is leaking some gear oil.
So I took the car to the local dealership. They called me back telling...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 03-17-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 47,809
Posted By ym42
Had this car since it was new. 180k miles now....

Had this car since it was new. 180k miles now. Catalytic converter failed, rear differential gasket was replaced, had to deal with infamous passenger side water leak ( easy fix - just manually clean...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 03-17-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By ym42
Cool Did I break the shifter? Messed up manual transmission issues...

The manual tranny on my S197 GT vert has always been a bit temperamental ( at times it would not go into a gear after WOT acceleration - felt like the car's body was twisting or something ). Today,...
Forum: Suspension 10-03-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By ym42
Worn out suspension @160k

I think my S197GT suspension is in need of some maintenance at 160k. However, I am not sure where to start. The front end clanking has been there from the very beginning, per TSB ( strut mounts I...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 11-04-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By ym42
I'm using Hawk HPS... Stock pads are not that...

I'm using Hawk HPS... Stock pads are not that expensive and last a long time too... Just ordered new Ford OEM rotors from Amazon, free shipping... They are made in China though, lol.
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 11-03-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By ym42
Would it be the infamous rear tire hop?

Would it be the infamous rear tire hop?
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 10-23-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,870
Posted By ym42
I honestly dislike the front looking like the...

I honestly dislike the front looking like the Fusion and Astor Martin clone. It is really going to kill the originality of Mustang model. I hope they won;t do it.
Forum: General Tech 10-18-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By ym42
I just bought replacement set from Advance Auto...

I just bought replacement set from Advance Auto for around 350$ and had it installed. Free shipping and 40$ rebate, not bad...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 10-11-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By ym42
Update 3. Problem fixed!!! The culprit were the...

Update 3. Problem fixed!!! The culprit were the plugged converters, just as I thought ( funny how long it took me to realize this ). Had the new cats installed today, and wow - the car feels amazing!...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 10-04-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By ym42
Update 2. Went to a local muffler shop...

Update 2.

Went to a local muffler shop today, I had some work done there before. Guys offered to install an OEM direct-fit H-pipe with converters if I bring it in. Found it online ( Walker brand...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 10-04-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By ym42
Latest update. Replaced the plugs ( which were...

Latest update. Replaced the plugs ( which were visibly worn - 20-30% larger gaps and lots of brown sediment ). Tested the car, pulls harder but cant clear 5000RPM in 3rd gear, along with some serious...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 10-02-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By ym42
Sounds awesome! I have just been trying to decide...

Sounds awesome! I have just been trying to decide if I should mod my car or just get a faster newer 5.0 where everything is better to begin with and also going to last longer being a new car. But I...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 09-25-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By ym42
Cool Door liner came off, can't glue back...

So this summer the fake leather liner of the driver's door came off unglued. No matter how many times I tried to glue it back, it would not because the sponge like material beneath it is crumbling...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 09-25-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By ym42
Yes, that's exactly what I was thinking last...

Yes, that's exactly what I was thinking last night. For years, I had an itch to upgrade to Edelbrock E-force, but since my convertible is a daily driver, I have been somewhat hesitant about it. What...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 09-24-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By ym42
Wow, I did not know realize the car is "supposed"...

Wow, I did not know realize the car is "supposed" to run in open loop at WOT!!! Cool thing to know. Thanks for help! About an air leak - I might have a small leak because a while ago I stupidly broke...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 09-24-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By ym42
Question What causes open loop FS operation at higher RPM?

Recently, I started noticing my car pinging and misfiring at WOT above 4k RPM. Reading the codes revealed ( freeze-frame ) that the car was running in open loop fuel system operation when the codes...
Forum: General Tech 09-24-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By ym42
Took the scanner to the car today, and what I...

Took the scanner to the car today, and what I found was pretty interesting/suprising. My problems seem connected to the fuel system. Engine codes are Misfire Cyl 5, Misfire Cyl 6, Multiple Cyl...
Forum: General Tech 09-21-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By ym42
I have a 06GT vert with 140k miles, and the only...

I have a 06GT vert with 140k miles, and the only annoying thing is that it is much louder on highway rides due to a wind-noise at speed - the sound insulation is much worse, but you get used to it....
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