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Forum: Convertible Tech 09-18-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,212
Posted By Special20
Just a guess, but were the lines put back...

Just a guess, but were the lines put back correctly. I can't remember, but I believe the lines from the back of the pump feed the top of the cylinders and the lines from the front of the pump feed...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 08-04-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Special20
Wow. OK. Hmm... I just had flashbacks of high...

Wow. OK. Hmm... I just had flashbacks of high school. Thanks for the quick replies. I think I will leave the 16 PSI coolant cap in place.
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 08-04-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Special20
Coolant cap PSI question

I have a 2003 GT Convertible. Can someone please explain why the coolant cap has a PSI of 16? Would it not make sense to have a lower PSI(7) so there is not as much pressure on the hoses, radiator,...
Forum: Convertible Tech 05-06-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Special20
A convertible top is a wear item. Use it as you...

A convertible top is a wear item. Use it as you see fit and realize that at some point it will have to be replaced. Most say that leaving the top down for too long a time will leave creases.
Forum: General Tech 04-08-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Special20
I do not believe that the rear seats from a coupe...

I do not believe that the rear seats from a coupe will fit in a convertible. I may be wrong.
Forum: General Tech 03-18-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Special20
I had a 68 Chevelle that had a crack in the frame...

I had a 68 Chevelle that had a crack in the frame where the steering box was mounted. I took it to a shop and they were able to cut the frame where the bad spot was and weld in a new piece from...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 12-13-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Special20
aoksales.com has a great one. It is step by step...

aoksales.com has a great one. It is step by step instructional DVD. I bought one a while back and will try to tackle my top this Spring. I have heard good reviews. Hope this helps.
Forum: Convertible Tech 08-16-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,279
Posted By Special20
I would lower the top, take the plug out, use a...

I would lower the top, take the plug out, use a syringe and with the motor level, put the fluid in until it is at the bottom of the fill hole. Now place a rag over the hole and run the top up and...
Forum: General Tech 08-16-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Special20
Sell it and when you get back, treat yourself to...

Sell it and when you get back, treat yourself to a newer model and thank you for your service, sir.
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 07-24-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By Special20
I bought one from AM and the rubber strip was...

I bought one from AM and the rubber strip was separating from the cowl and there was a gap at the ends where the rubber strip is supposed to meet the windshield. I guess some things never change. ...
Forum: Convertible Tech 07-22-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By Special20
I believe that the 94-98 rams are a bit larger. ...

I believe that the 94-98 rams are a bit larger. Just by a set for your year. I also suggest that you buy a new set of lines and make sure that you do not strip the threads as you screw them in. ...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 07-11-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Special20
I installed the black honeycomb deck lid from AM....

I installed the black honeycomb deck lid from AM. I kept the GT badge and Blue Oval badge. Too me, there was too much red in the rear with the stock tail lights so the black in the deck lid and the...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 07-11-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,265
Posted By Special20
Like I said, the sound was awesome-- the drone,...

Like I said, the sound was awesome-- the drone, not so much. There is a huge difference between loud and drone. I like loud but can not handle drone.
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 07-11-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By Special20
Camster, I am in the same boat as you. I have a...

Camster, I am in the same boat as you. I have a bone stock 2003 GT Convertible with 65000 miles on it and have no plans to change anything. I guess it comes with age(56 here). From what I have...
Forum: Convertible Tech 07-11-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By Special20
I know on my 2003 if I loosen the set screw and...

I know on my 2003 if I loosen the set screw and turn the threaded hook in or out, I can adjust how tight the top clamps to the header. I do not know how the 2014 is set up.
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 06-19-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,265
Posted By Special20
I have heard that Flowmasters drone a lot but I...

I have heard that Flowmasters drone a lot but I did not not think it would be that bad. Where I live, most of my driving is at 60-70 mph which puts me in the worst place, rpm wise, for drone on my...
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 06-18-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,265
Posted By Special20
I have an 03 GT Convertible bone stock, and put...

I have an 03 GT Convertible bone stock, and put those mufflers on and it sounded great up until 1900-2300 rpm. AT this range, the drone, to me, was unbearable. I don't know if a coupe would be as...
Forum: Convertible Tech 04-05-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Special20
scan1959, thanks for the correction. I did not...

scan1959, thanks for the correction. I did not realize that it was a 2006 he had.
Forum: Convertible Tech 03-31-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Special20
If you mean the well behind the rear seat, this...

If you mean the well behind the rear seat, this is a common problem. The most common culprit are 2 wear holes below the rear window. You won't see them and the only real solution is a new rear...
Forum: Convertible Tech 03-11-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By Special20
I bought the same DVD but have not done the...

I bought the same DVD but have not done the install yet. I am glad that someone gave real feed back on the project with good results. I figured 1 day to tear it down, one day for the rear curtain...
Forum: General Tech 12-25-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By Special20
I believe you have to drop the drivers inner...

I believe you have to drop the drivers inner fender well. There are a few screws and some push pins. It is located at the bottom of the windshield washer fluid tank. It just pops out and in with 1...
Forum: General Tech 10-31-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By Special20
Sometimes a bad carburetor or a vacuum leak will...

Sometimes a bad carburetor or a vacuum leak will cause these problems.
Forum: Convertible Tech 10-22-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By Special20
http://www.americanmuscle.com/ford-conv-bpillar-se...

http://www.americanmuscle.com/ford-conv-bpillar-seal-cap-rh-9404.html
and you can try to tighten the clamp that holds the top to the windshield header. I believe there is an allen screw that needs...
Forum: Convertible Tech 10-03-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Special20
I had the same problem. I replaced the header...

I had the same problem. I replaced the header seal that goes across the windshield and down both A-posts. This fixed my leak.
Forum: Convertible Tech 09-26-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,118
Posted By Special20
Good price for the motor. The yards here will...

Good price for the motor. The yards here will not break up a set. They want to sell the pump, lines, and rams in one shot. Glad it works. You can purchase a rebuild kit for the bad pump for 20...
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