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  1. new shocks/struts for my 2003 V6 Mustang

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    I recently bought a 2003 V6 Mustang. I like the car a lot, but the ride is uncomfortable, so I'm thinking about buying some new shocks/struts to make it more comfortable. What type of shocks or struts should I get? I'd like to be as comfortable as possible when I drive my Mustang. I've heard...
  2. 3.9L VS 3.8L swap

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    Hey guys i just want to know the diffrence between a 3.8L V6 and the 3.9L in the 99-04. I have a 2000 mustang that I crashed and ruined the front end but it didn't touch the motor and it looks like it will work perfect. I am going to buy a 2004 mustang with a 3.9 but the engine needs a rebuild...
  3. Stock 2002 3.8L V6 Mustang Code P0171 after Spark Plug change. Daily Driver!

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    Hey guys, need a little help/advice figuring out what the most likely cause of the P0171 code being thrown at me post spark plug change. I did the change with stock heat rating plugs and idle/throttle response are much improved. Here's my rundown of thoughts on the issue: 1: I didn't have this...
  4. New Member with Old Problems for some Real Fun!

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    Hello fellow Pony Jockeys My name is Joshua, and my 2002 3.8 V6 and myself are from the "great" state of Virginia! I actually found you guys while I was looking up some information about an engine code (I'll get to that in my 'tech' thread) and I just can't come to a conclusion about what to...
  5. 99 3.8L V6 running rough!

    V6 Tech
    Hey guys, I'm New here so I'll try to keep this simple and maybe get some help. I'm no mechanic by far but growing up, I was a "daddy's girl" so I learned a few things about engines and how they somewhat work. Any way, a few weeks back I traded my Chevy Avalanche 5.3 V8 for a 35th anniversary...
  6. 2001 mustang turbo kit

    V6 Talk
    how much psi can my stock 3.8v6 motor take without causing real damage to my engine? what kit would you recommend? is there anything special i need for a turbo charger? sorry these are stupid questions I dont know as much about cars as id like to. any help will be appreciated thanks :yelpleased:
  7. 2000 Ford Mustang v6 engine trouble

    V6 Tech
    I have a 2000 mustang v6 and just removed the engine because of a bad knock that had developed. Come to find out that it had spun the connecting rod bearing on the 6th cylinder. I replaced all of them and emry clothed the very minor bad spots on the crankshaft and put it all back together, but...
  8. 1998 ford mustang v6

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    does anybody know where i can get a used y pipe w/ cats for my exhaust at or if anybody would like to get rid of one i am needing it for the fact that im customizing my exhaust and my stock one is trashed
  9. 1995 3.8 not starting after cam synchro replacement

    V6 Tech
    I have a 1995 manual 3.8 V6 and the harmonic balancer broke off. So after taking the timing cover off to access the harmonic balancer sleeve that was still attached to the crank shaft I noticed that 2 teeth on the cam shaft synchronizer were broke. I ordered and replaced the gear got everything...
  10. '95 Mustang Interior renewal

    V6 Talk
    I got my 95 3.8 and I want to redo the interior but I don't know where to get interior pieces from, I'm talking about the inside door the plastic pieces. And around my stick boot, it's all busted up and I want to replace but I don't know where to get the stuff. Help?
  11. 1995 Mustang from South Carolina

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    Hey guys I got me a 1995 3.8L v6 mustang, trying to get her running but lately I have been troubles out of her. Joined this site to see if I could get some help finding parts and knowing what's better, I'm not really a car person but my Mustang is everything to me and she is all I got.
  12. Exhaust set up....

    V6 Tech
    Ok so I am taking the plunge and getting my Mac LTs, question is what would be the best set up from there back?Some say x others say H pipe. I have to pass emissions in tn as well. What effect would loud mouth resonators have? Please break it down piece by piece I want to order the best. Also my...
  13. Modificaton tiers

    V6 Tech
    I have a 94 stang 3.8. I was wondering What the modification tiers were? Also I have to replace the lower intake gasket, while I have it apart would it be worth while to port and polish them? Keep in mind the car is completely stock. I know a split port swap would be best, yet I don't have the...
  14. Anyone Ever Mock You Because You Drive A V6 Mustang?

    V6 Talk
    This is my first Ford ever, the 2000 Mustang 3.8L V6. I called my brother to tell him about it and he replied that I bought a 'girl car'. (My apologies to ladies who own V6 Mustangs on behalf of my brother who apparently doesn't have a girlfriend - hmmm, wonder why...) He owned a Fox body 5.0L a...
  15. 1999 Mustang Looking for a Tuner or Superchip

    V6 Tech
    Not really sure which to get, or where to get it, whats a good price? I can only find some for around $350 but that seems steep to me... Any feedback?
  16. New to Forums and Mustangs Not to Cars

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    Hey, I am Anthony I recently bought a 1999 V6 Mustang and started playing with it. When I bought it it had one owner never had been washed barely had been driven. The car would get from 0-60 in the same day lol Now it is showing a huge difference but still has a lot to go for me. Looking for the...
  17. 1999 Ford Mustang V6 3.8L

    V6 Tech
    Hi, I'm new to the site. I just recently bought a '99 Ford Mustang (automatic trans) with almost 150,000 miles on it. So far I have replaced the Spark Plugs, Wires, Air Filter, and Shifter Cable. When I picked it up from the dealer where the cable was replaced at I noticed that when it tried to...
  18. 2001 V6 Mustang Traction Control Problems

    V6 Tech
    I cant get my traction control to go off, even when the light comes on after you press the button to turn traction control off, If I get in it, the little green tire still comes up on my dash by the speedo, watch the video in the link bellow to see what I mean. YouTube - ‪2001 V6 Mustang...
  19. 2001 V6 Mustang VS 2009 Ford Focus SE

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    I have a 2001 V6 Mustang, Its bone stock and just turned over 100k. Runs amazing. My buddy has one of the new Ford Focus SE's. The Focus is also bone stock I beleive. He wants to race, I know the V6 Mustangs aren't very fast stock, but neither are the focuses. So my question is, Do you think I...
  20. Question about hoods

    V6 Talk
    Can you put a '99 to '04 hood on a 95 mustang?
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