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  1. V6 Tech
    Hello I have a 1996 3.8 liter V6 automatic Mustang that is having some problems. Recently my car started making a loud knocking noise when I start it up and while it drives. I've checked the oil and it is milky. Also there is some oil getting into my coolant lines. When I first purchased the car...
  2. V6 Tech
    I have a manual 1998 v6 and I'm going to convert it to a dual exhaust. Does anyone know if this will hurt the performance of the engine, hurt gas mileage, possibly damage the engine, and any other possible issues. I'm putting a catted x-mid pipe thats 2.5" in diameter that's made by pypes. The...
  3. Introductions
    i need to replace the clutch on my 1999 mustang 35th anniversary 3.8 liter v6 , ive seen a list on how to do it on here but i was hoping someone would post another list of tools i need and steps to ensure that the last list was correct. also ive never done it so i was wondering if im gonna have...
  4. V6 Talk
    Hi i have a 96 v6 3.8l Mustang and i have problems with my fuel pump, i have replaced 3 times in 3 years, first time i replaced with original ford fuel pump and then later i replaced with a chevroletfuel pump because various mechanics say to me that the chevy pump last longer so right now my...
  5. V6 Tech
    The harmonic balancer broke off flush with the timing cover. The sleeve of the harmonic balancer broke off and is still attached to the crank shaft. How can I get it off?
  6. V6 Tech
    Ok I was asking whether or not I should be thinking about preparing for replacing my engine cuz I'm at 167,000. I put this post in the intro forum (silly me) originally on accident. I'm wondering how many miles you all have on your sixers, as well as good suggestions for replacements or mods...
  7. Introductions
    Ok so im just wondering what the mileage is on some of yals suped up sixers. I'm hitting 167,000 now and am concerned with all the stuff I plan on doing should I start preparing to replace the engine? If so what recommendations do you all have for replacements? If I have to replace it I want to...
  8. V6 Tech
    Hey, wondering if anyone can help me out or give me some opinions. So I've got a 98 v6 mustang for my first car, and I absolutely love it. I have already added some things including dual exhaust, stereo upgrade, etc.... But what i really want to do is add some horses to it, I feel that it is...
  9. V6 Tech
    okay need help with this bought this car about a month ago. 1997 mustang, 3.8 V6. the cruise control has never worked. i have checked all fuses and found nothing.. has anybody have had this problem? is this something i can fix or dealer? thank you in advance.
  10. V6 Tech
    i have a 1997 mustang, 3.8 v6, automatic transmission. it make a noise when i get the speed up to 40 to 45. it studders or vibrates. but not all the time. if i accelerate say from stop to say 60 to 65 it does not do it. thought it could be a fuel issue but not sure. any thoughts? just not sure...
  11. 5.0L Tech
    Quick question whats the oldest 5.0 motor you can bolt up to a 95 3.8 trans? I been having really horrible luck with my electrical with my 3.8 an i wanna go back to a carb 5.0 so much easier to deal with...Really need some feedback i have ford electrical but nothing runs as hard as ford.
  12. V6 Tech
    Expertise please:-) I picked up an '02 coupe, v6 3.8l a few months back. It's running fine & passed Etest fine but only getting 13mpg city, 18mpg hiway.! I've searched these threads but haven't found anything conclusive....Any help appreciated:-) -no OBD error codes & it seems to run well...
  13. Modernos 1974-2007
    Amigos me gustaria mucho que me ayudaran tengo un mustang v6 96 por hace mas de 5 años,, tengo muchos problemas con la traccion (solo una rueda,no positivo..) :( si esta lloviendo y quiero salir rapido se patina si le piso todo el acelerador puedo llevarme toda la cuadra patinando (ya lo he...
  14. Modernos 1974-2007
    Buenas tardes me gustaria mucho que me ayudaran co nmi problema, bueno el caso es que tengo ya como 6 años con mi bestia y ahora en tiempo de frio me esta fallando mucho la primera vez que lo prendo ya que se calienta anda perfecto pero si no lo caliento hasta seme apaga, me gustaria saber como...
  15. V6 Tech
    I'm thinking of getting a cheap V6, and I seen somewhere where a guy put a Eaton M112 on his Mustang. I was wondering if anybody here on the forum would have an idea of how. I really just want to know the parts necessary and procedure, any help...
  16. V6 Talk
    I've read several comments regarding modifying the 3.8L V6 to beef it up to what the stock V8 hp is. I know there's various approaches and opinions on this. Someone on the board here mentioned that they would rather modify the V6 to get V8 kind of performance because they felt it would be less...
  17. V6 Talk
    What do you guys think is the most worthwhile modification to do to your 3.8? Either visual or performance wise. Heck, or both!
  18. V6 Talk
    I got a ride today in a Nissan GT-R. The driver put it into race mode and hammered it for me. What an amazing ride. I'm still grinning from the experience. The GT-R is a 3.8L 6 cylinder engine. It's got 520 horsepower. My 2000 Mustang is a 3.8L. It's got a fraction of that kind of horsepower...
  19. V6 Tech
    Looking to buy a supercharger online... in the next few hours... its off a 03 Cobra I need an intake to support the cobra charger where cn I get one and where abouts for a UD pulley kit as well? Please help me this will work right???
  20. V6 Tech
    is the wiring for the 2000 mustang computer the same as the 96 going to the gauges?
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