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  1. Here in NC. Just got 1996 GT Conv.

    Introductions
    Hello to everybody, I think I got great deal on this 1996 GT. This will be about my Fifth Mustang. There were couple issues when I found the car. One the front rack was shot, and the check engine light on. So previous owner let the car sit for more than a year. Car started fine no manifold...
  2. mach 360 help

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Alarms
    I own a 96 mustang GT with the mach 460 system.I had to replace the radio when i did i used the correct wiring harness.So i could still use the 460 but here is the problem in my hand the radio is fine when i slide it in i lose all speakers except for my passenger door when i hit bumps on the...
  3. Convertible Window Drop Issues 1996

    4.6L Tech
    Hi. Newbie here. First post. Bought a 1996 mustang GT Convertible. 167,000 miles. Runs good. When I open the doors, the windows are supposed to drop a 1/2" to clear the top right? Mine don't. Went and read all kinds of posts that said how to reinitialize the smart window motors. Tried...
  4. Electrical Problems 96' v6

    V6 Tech
    I recently swapped out my muffler for a performance muffler and had the back wheels jacked up. Ever since then my electrical does not work. I can hear ticking from the fuel pump and can hear the power come on when i open the door. The dome light works sometimes but as soon as I turn the key...
  5. Good Buy? 1996 V6 5 speed Mustang

    V6 Talk
    So I am looking at purchasing my first mustang tomorrow. Now this is a 2 hour drive from me to get to the car and it has some problems. I wanted to see how major these would be for the price to see if its worth the buy or not. So first off the picture i have for my profile is the car in...
  6. What kind of engine do I have?

    4.6L Tech
    Okay, so normally this is a dumb question but this time is different. So recently I went on spring break and my 2004 mustang was totaled in padre. With my awful insurance money, I bought what I thought was a GT 1996 with short throw shifter, exhaust, air intake, radiator, and air drum brakes...
  7. Hello(:

    Introductions
    My name is Jenn and I am new to this site. But I have been reading some posts way before I signed up today. It seems there are a lot of knowledgable people on here so I am in high hopes that some one will be able to help me. Yes I'm a girl that's not too mechanically inclined!! Recently I found...
  8. 2003-2004 cooling systems for a 1996 cobra?

    SVT Cobra Tech
    Can I utilize the heat exchanger from an 03-04 cobra in my 96 cobra. I know the radiator will fit with some aftermarket brackets but I would like to somehow use the heat exchanger as an extra layer of cooling since these years like to run warm. Not to mention it would look pretty cool. Is this...
  9. Hi new user here with 1996 Ford Mustang V6

    Introductions
    Im from Rio Grande City, TX and I own a 1996 Mustang V6. Im happy to be here and hope to meet other Mustang owners that love their Mustangs like I do.
  10. 1996 Mustang GT turbo build

    Superchargers+Turbochargers
    Hey guys new to the site, waiting for my turbo kit and all the goodies to get her going. I went with a On3 forward facing 2v kit since its my first kit and I'm not money bags. Was wondering if anyone has any tips or tricks to make It easier, I will be installing it my self and will post lots of...
  11. New girl from Ontario

    Introductions
    I am buying a1996 Mustang Convertible, 3.8 L and a V6 engine. I have no idea what any of that really means as this is my first car. I know the car needs some love as it has been neglected but looks pretty good for her age. Looking to hopefully get some advice on how to make her better than the...
  12. 1996 GT Bad Rod Knock- Rebuild or Replace?

    4.6L Tech
    I have a 1996 GT (automatic) with ~150k miles in very good condition other than the mentioned rod knock, which is starting to get pretty bad. It had a head job a few years ago (I forget exactly how much was done), and other than that, it's just had regular maintenance since I bought it in 2004...
  13. 96 cobra making strange sound, any ideas?

    SVT Cobra Tech
    For a few months now my 96 Cobra has been making a strange clanking sound. It sounds like hard metal or maybe even hard plastic rattling around. Nothing looked loose, i even got under the car and tried to give things a little shake, but nothing moved. If anyone has any ideas as to what this...
  14. 96 SVT Cobra Shakes when gas pedal is barely depressed in 5th gear only

    SVT Cobra Tech
    So, I just bought a 96 cobra, and it runs awesome other than in 5th gear when you have the gas pedal depressed anywhere frome I'd say 10% to 60% depressed, the whole car shakes a little. It is pretty loud when it happens. I love this car already and I wanna get it in top shape, but I can't...
  15. what newer motor would be compatible with a 1996 mustang 4.6

    4.6L Tech
    I inherited a 1996 automatic mustang gt 4.6 that had a pretty bad knock in the engine. After driving it for a day the rod blew through the bottom of the block. So now I want to put in a compatible engine thats newer, but with no trouble, just a simple drop in. Or should I just look for a motor...
  16. 1996 Mustang, V6, Automatic - Need Steering Column - what years are compatible?

    V6 Tech
    I need a steering column for my 1996 Mustang. It's a V6, automatic. Besides the 1996, what year Mustangs are compatible? Someone told me a 1994 steering column would fit .... but another person said the 1994 won't fit. Please help. My Mustang is not drivable and I live out in the country.
  17. Shuddering while pulling away 96 GT. advice please! C

    4.6L Tech
    I have a 5 speed 96 GT and while pulling away it quite often shudders quite badly and knocks and drops the revs to almost stall. I have taken it to a mechanic and he thinks it could be either the rear suspension, possibly the anti tramp shocks. Or it could be the clutch needing replacing...
  18. Help needed with SCT SF3 tuner - 96 GT

    4.6L Tech
    I have just purchased a SCT SF3 handheld tuned for my 96GT as I'm getting rid of the cats and need to stop the O2 sensor engine codes. I have a couple of questions, firstly as mine is a 1996 do I have to disconnect the battery after I tune it? Both terminals or just one? Also I've looked into...
  19. Advice wanted for deleting cat converters, 1996 GT, can anyone help?

    4.6L Tech
    Right, I have the rear section of my exhaust already done, its a custom built S/S system from the connection pipes after the cats. It doesn't have back boxes but 'boosters' which are basically empty high flow mufflers that just keep the cops happy if they look underneath. (here in England you...
  20. 1996 Mustang power seat to manual seat?

    4.6L Tech
    hello there, i was wondering if there was a way that i could swap out my power seat track on the drivers side for a manual seat track reason: because the seat no longer moves forward and back. would i be able to just swap the power track, buy a manual track online, and just attach it to the...
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