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  1. V6, 2002 Mustang, High Idle

    V6 Tech
    I am having a problem with my with my idle. When I start my car the idle is around 2000 rmps, after a few minutes the idle will drop to 1500 rmps. Sometimes the rmps will drop to about 800. What could cause this problem?
  2. Transmission Cables - Why Did I Wait So Long?

    V6 Talk
    Shifting my automatic transmission was difficult, you really had to force it into gear. I finally took it to a shop and had the cables replaced. That was it, nothing more. Now it shifts as smooth as butter. Why did I wait so long? So if your older automatic Mustang doesn't shift like it's brand...
  3. 1996 Mustang 3.8 engine swap to 2001 3.8

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    Bought a 1996 Mustang with bad 3.8 motor, bought a 3.8 motor out of a 2001 Mustang but it didn't come with a intake maniforld. I am not sure what all I am going to need to get it running. I found that my intake off of the 1996 3.8 won't work on the 2001 3.8. Any insight as to what all I may need...
  4. 4.2 engine swap questions

    V6 Tech
    Hello everyone, I'm looking to do a 4.2 swap on my 94 3.8 mustang and found some articles talking about how to do it but i am a little bit confused because i dont know exactly what they are talking about with some of the terms they used. to me it sounds like they are explaining what you need to...
  5. 1997 mustang noise while driving

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    i have a 1997 mustang with 3.8 V6. i have a strange noise and not sure what it is. was wondering if any body has had this before. from a dead stop start driving going through the gears (automatic) til i get to 40 to 45 it makes a stuttering sound and shakes the car or vibrate. if i decelerate...
  6. New here. 3.8 V6

    V6 Tech
    Hey guys, I'm Axle. I've got a 3.8 to T5 drive train that I'm looking to put into a Fox body. I'm looking for any info you can give me about the conversion. I've also heard of getting after market fuel injection so that I wouldn't have to worry as much about ECU and wiring. Any input is welcome...
  7. 3.8 head gasket replacement, no problem

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    Last I posted I had everything apart for cylinder head replacement. It's all finished and so far so good. I have pages and pages of notes, drawings, more photos than I need. If anyone else has questions or needs advice on cylinder heads, I'm happy to share. Not everything Haynes says needs to be...
  8. P1131, 3.8 v6, missfire, lead on bank 1,99 mustangP1131 problem

    V6 Talk
    Ok my first mustang,and ive been reading a bunch of good info, 3.8 v6 resufaced head job and up, also new timing chain to go with it, why not, im kepping it. Reading code1131, car stumbles, acts stupid while acelarating, missfire, jerking, couple of vacum leaks im going to fix, if that dont...
  9. 1998 Mustang V6 Low on power

    Introductions
    The only error code it throws is 1507, which means "Idle Air Control IAC Under Speed Error", but the IAC checks 10.1 ohms, and 12+ volts, which s good. It also threw an error code of 8000, but I can't find that code anywhere. I think it is an error of my cheapo scan reader. In neutral, car revs...
  10. Mustangbird 1999 sc!!

    Mexico and Latin America
    BUENOS DIAS COMPAÑEROS MUSTANGEROS... ESTOY AL 80% DE UN PROJECTO Y NECESITO AYUDA PARA COMPLETARLO, LA SITUACION ES LA SIGUIENTE, RECIENTEMENTE ADQUIRI UN THUNDERBIRD SC MOD. 1990 Y PUES COMO ES OBVIO LE EXTIRPE EL MOTOR COMPLETO JUNTO CON SU CABLEADO COMPLETO ECU ETC.. REPARE EL MOTOR...
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