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Old 10-26-2006, 02:32 PM   #1
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Default Tech articles and how to's (Updated Often)

Hey guys!

Planning on installing that new t/b plenum this weekend? Or how about a catback or X-pipe? Underdrive pulleys? Anything? Chin Spoiler?

Make sure you take picutres of the installation process and do a technical, thorough writeup and submit to me via PM ANY Site Moderator and if it makes muster, the Admins might be so kind as to bless you with a contributor tag!

It's not that hard to do and we're trying to expand our tech "How To's" and who better than the members to do them!

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How to: Tint your head lights and tail lights

How to: Install HIDs

Bad Boys of the 4.6 Section

Rides of the 4.6 Section

Texas Hot Rods 2v In the 12's On a Budget, With Videos

Watch Before Posting

Brake configurations with Bullit Wheels

Moving Rear Spoiler Back on 99-00 Mustang

5 Components To a 12 sec N/A 99-04 GT

Basic Info/ FAQ

Bolt On dyno testing

Mustang Suspension Information

N/A Cobra vs. GT Differences?

Mach 1 Grill Delete Part #

Methanol Injection Facts

Gas Mileage

Does Your 4.6 stall/die at idle or cruising speed?

Spark Plug Info

Modular Motors and Lifters: No

97 Cobra Engine Rebuild


4V Head Info

T-45, 3650: Manual Transmissions
( See also T-45 to T-3650 Swap How To!)

TKO 500/600/T56 Swap Information

THE Gear Thread

Basic Bolt-Ons

Tuner Info

Dyno Expectations and Advice

What Octane do I need?

The Ins-n-Outs Of Lowering Your Stang
( See also Basic Suspension Install How To)

Throttle Body and Plenum Comparisons

96-98 PI Headswap Info

4.6 Exhaust Sound Clips

Gear Calculator

Plastic Intake Lawsuit Info

Tire and Wheel Size Calculator

Mustang Trouble Codes

Interesting facts about injectors, by 01Steed

03-04 Cobra bumper swapFAQs

How To: Air Silencer Removal

How To: Changing Your Spark Plugs

How To: Gas Pedal Mod

How To: JLT Cold Air Installation

How To: Throttle Body and Plenum Install

How To: Aftermarket Shifter Install

How To: T-45 to T-3650 Swap

How To: Cobra Brake Swap

How To: Speed Cal Install

How To: Electronic Gauge Install (99-04)

How To: SLP LineLock Install

How To: Basic Suspension Install

How To: Underdrive Pulley Install

How To: IAC Rev Mod (Fixing hanging RPMS)

How To: Make Mach/Bullitt guages work in a GT

How To: Make your own MIL's

How To: Window Repair

How To: Paint Interior Trim

How To: Wash your engine bay

HowTo: Installing a Raptor Shift Light

How to: Program a PATS key

COP info

How To: Degree modular cams



T-3650 ~ T-56 swap with complete instructions

How to save your Bullitt wheels from the scrap pile

Turbos: Myth's Uncovered


How To: UPR Coil Over Install WITH PICS

HOW-TO: ProCharger P-1SC Rebuild

HOW-TO: Shut Off Seat Belt Warning


HOW TO: Upgrade brakes

How To: Re-Build Vortech Supercharger

How To: Slow Down Sequential Tail Light Rate

"calibrated" MAFs...

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Mustang Replacement Floor Carpet (94-04)
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Great write ups.... Thanks to the posters who took the time to write them up
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Is there an article/how-to on replacing the intake manifold on an '01 GT 4.6L SOHC?
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Default Another "How-To" - fog light rewiring

If anyone is interested, I figured out how to rewire the fog lights on my 97 GT so they work through the regular switch and relay independent of the headlights. I'll walk you through how I did it if you want to know.
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Default 98 4.6 litre swap over to 2001 4.6 litre PI

What componets have to be changed over if any so a 2001 4.6 litre PI can be installed in place of a 98 4.6 litre in a 98 GT Mustang? The PI came out of 2001 GT convertible with automatic transmission. The 98 is a 5 speed. Is anything custom or special in order to do the engine swap?
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no except maybe the auto trans flex plate, if the attach holes on the end of the crank number six you're fine. If they are eight you need a flex plate off a 99-00 year car with an automatic.
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I have a 2000 GT with the Windsor block, will Romeo heads bolt on without issue excluding valve covers? And any other differences that could cause issues during engjne build?
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