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Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-10-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By RedFire281
^^Agreed. Of course, I do not know your specific...

^^Agreed. Of course, I do not know your specific setup but I infer that you're using a multi-port charger. If so, you need to look at the total amp output because the ports are wired in parallel. ...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 12-01-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By RedFire281
Xenon Halogen bulbs are simply halogen bulbs with...

Xenon Halogen bulbs are simply halogen bulbs with a blue tint or gas filled to give the appearance of HID lights. These bulbs don't use ballasts or igniters; just plug and play. The downside is...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-07-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By RedFire281
In normal operation the fog lights should turn...

In normal operation the fog lights should turn OFF when the headlight high beams are switched ON. You probably by-passed this function so your fogs will be ON whether or not you switch low to high...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 08-30-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By RedFire281
Have you cleaned your MAF sensor? If you think...

Have you cleaned your MAF sensor? If you think the oil from the K&N filter got to the TB then it had to pass the MAF sensor to get there. Just get a spray can of CRC and see if your issues are a...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-09-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By RedFire281
First, let's be clear that the end links may not...

First, let's be clear that the end links may not be the issue. The strut mounts on our cars also can induce a rattle or clunk going over bumps in which case many of us install the GT500 strut mounts...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-08-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By RedFire281
Could be. Some of the guys having issues are...

Could be. Some of the guys having issues are good wrench turners. You might want to PM a couple of them to ask how/if they finally got their issue resolved. As you already know, forum members are...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-07-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By RedFire281
The sway bar end links would be a good place to...

The sway bar end links would be a good place to start. There are several threads on this and other forums regarding the difficulty getting the nuts to hold torque and the weakness of the 08 and...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 05-09-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By RedFire281
+1. The cap should open at 16psi. Your cap is...

+1. The cap should open at 16psi. Your cap is probably original equipment and IMHO for under $15, at this age, it's a good investment anyway.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 05-08-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By RedFire281
The part number you listed is the rear oil seal...

The part number you listed is the rear oil seal housing for a 4.6L 3V SOHC block. Mustang GTs are aluminum blocks. Cast iron blocks are used in the 2006+ Ford Explorer and the 2007+ Ford Explorer...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 12-23-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By RedFire281
Moving to West Virginia

Hi folks! I’m relocating from SoCal to West Virginia on Jan 1, 2016 and I’ve got some questions about Winter there. My baby is a DD and has lived in Cali since she left the factory in 2006, always...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 07-24-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By RedFire281
^^^This. Also, it is important to be aware the...

^^^This. Also, it is important to be aware the DOT 4 fluid is backward compatible but the DOT 3 is not forward compatible. That is, if your car requires DOT 3 then the DOT 4 is simply a higher temp...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-06-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By RedFire281
The reason the wiper arm is so difficult to...

The reason the wiper arm is so difficult to remove is because the spring tension that keeps the wiper pressed against the windshield is a lateral-downward force on the retaining bolt. First, you'll...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 03-24-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By RedFire281
Have you tried contacting the folks at the San...

Have you tried contacting the folks at the San Gabriel Valley Mustang Club? I'm sure they have a ton of recommendations in your area. Also, the club has workshops and stuff if you're interested in...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-13-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By RedFire281
The Mustang is a sports coupe and not a luxury...

The Mustang is a sports coupe and not a luxury car. As such, the seat is designed with driver feedback in mind. For the OP the 2014's may only be 'less' uncomfortable than the 2008.
Forum: Want To Buy Ads 10-11-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By RedFire281
WTB: Used Autolite HT1 Spark Plugs

I’m pulling my Supercharger for maintenance and returning my engine to stock while the S/C is in the shop. I need HT1 plugs until the S/C comes back but I don’t need new plugs; used plugs in good...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-04-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,955
Posted By RedFire281
Jim, keep us posted on your progress. The upside...

Jim, keep us posted on your progress. The upside is that your problem is not uncommon on our cars. I had the same issue with EVAP, O2 sensor and O2 sensor heater monitors. I drove about 900 miles,...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-23-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By RedFire281
My understanding is that you can run the HT0s in...

My understanding is that you can run the HT0s in an N/A car BUT you have to re-gap to stock (.045?) which may be problematic because of the solid bridge. The only issue I'm aware of is that the...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-11-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By RedFire281
Oh, snap! I kinda liked the chrome rings and...

Oh, snap! I kinda liked the chrome rings and stock look. LOL
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-11-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By RedFire281
No particular reason for the change except it was...

No particular reason for the change except it was a newer model year and free. You sound knowledgeable regarding this issue; if I were to keep the HU, what would it take to get the system balanced? ...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-11-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By RedFire281
I just changed the radio and left the rest of the...

I just changed the radio and left the rest of the system intact. I'll do a speaker walk-around to listen whether I can tell if the subwoofers are getting a handshake from the HU. Good advice,...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 04-11-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By RedFire281
Replaced 06 Shaker 500 with 09 model year Shaker

I got a 2009 Shaker 500 from a buddy and changed out the stock Shaker in my 2006 GT. The sound doesn’t seem as deep as my old one. As a matter of fact it sounds ‘tinney’ and a bit lifeless like...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 03-21-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,647
Posted By RedFire281
In stock form your car does not have a map...

In stock form your car does not have a map sensor. What mods do you have?
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 03-13-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,829
Posted By RedFire281
Have you checked for any diagnostic trouble codes...

Have you checked for any diagnostic trouble codes (DTC)?
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 02-26-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,137
Posted By RedFire281
I know I'm reviving an old thread but can anyone...

I know I'm reviving an old thread but can anyone update me on their experience so far concerning visibility of Fordatude gauges in the daytime with headlights on? I've tried the Stack Racing white...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 02-24-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By RedFire281
+1. Mine are also lowered more than I like but...

+1. Mine are also lowered more than I like but the random scatter is outrageous. But in the daytime they're purty.
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