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  1. 2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    Hi all, I have a 2014 Mustang GT that I bought in July. It has about 9100 miles on it. I took it out this morning and noticed it was running a bit rough out on the highway. It was shuddering/choppy when accelerating and backfiring when I let off of the accelerator. Turned around and took it...
  2. Introductions
    Hey guys, A buddy of mine recently lost his home in the tri-state during hurricane sandy. Along with the house, his 66 mustang took on water. Needless to say, he's over it. Won't start, interior's shot, and he's done. He asked me if I could take it off his hands and I'm on the fence. A classic...
  3. 4.6L Talk
    1996 Ford Mustang 4.6 liter manual transmission. My daughter filled up her tank and drove approximately 20 miles and the car used 1/4 tank! She doesn't speed and this is a stretch of road with no stops. No visible gas leak. The car we noticed started fouling out a spark plug and we smell the...
  4. 4.6L Tech
    So I changed out my plugs lately and I noticed that 1 or 2 of my front end plugs had become gunked up with oil. The dealership where i get the $10 oil change deal has mentioned a leaky gasket before, but I feel like i am misfiring on a cylinder when trying to accelerate. Is there any connection...
  5. V6 Tech
    Hey guys as u can see shes a lil rough at the moment, heads have only been off about 3 months, been covered with a tarp but i guess it jus wasnt good enough, is there any kind of fluid i can let sit in my cylonder walls to fix this?? Any ideas guys
  6. 2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    so changing my spark plugs today every one went in and came out nicely except for one................ spark plug for cylinder 2 is going in crooked and wont screw in all the way. pretty sure its stripped somehow. i dont trust myself using a tap so im probly gonna have it towed. input...
  7. 5.0L Tech
    Hey im looking to buy a 5.0 mustang and ive found one that i like but.... Its a 4 cylinder to 5.0 swap and i just have sum questions im hopping for sum anwsers. Do they have differant suspension in the front and rear. If they do and the components are still from the 4 cyl am i at risk to break...
  8. V6 Tech
    so im replacing my head gasket and in doing so i needed to get the cylinder head milled. when taking off the cylinder head it has two spacers (one on each side). well when i got it back from being milled the spacer was gone. (couldnt get it off before i took it in). where can i find a new one?
  9. V6 Tech
    hello, I went out to get a Pizza for dinner last night and my car was running perfectly fine, no shakes or shudders or slow acceleration. But went I started my car to drive to work this morning is was running pretty rough and had a popping sound coming from the tail pipe. No code registered so i...
  10. 5.0L Tech
    hi i just bought a mustang and it had a huge miss so what i did was i replaced all wires and the plugs but it seems like the cylinder 5 and 7 isnt firing so i checked compression and it was good on all cylinders and all the same so i tried to swap the firing orders and i put the non ho firing...
  11. 5.0L Tech
    1988 mustang gt I've unsuccessfully tried to install a the ignition lock cylinder twice. The first one I was a muscle head I assumed i had installed it correctly. But when the steering wheel wouldn't unlock I kept turning the key 360 and the key kept spinning :bigthumbsup but no start. The...
  12. V6 Tech
    I have a 96 Mustang V6 and for a while I've had "Cylinder 2 misifiring" issues. Today I went to autozone to have the CEL checked again and it gave me the error code, "Random misfire on all cylinders" (P0300...i think). I've replaced spark plugs, wires, ignition coil, Crankshaft Position Sensor...
  13. Classic Tech
    Ok, so I recently replaced most of the gaskets on my 65 V8 after finding a blown head gasket. While the top end was apart for the first time in what i would assume to be years, i took the opportunity to give everything a good cleaning. Considering the rest of the car is falling apart thanks to...
  14. V6 Tech
    Hi, this is my first post on this website, just so you know. I own a 96 Mustang V6 auto with 207,000 miles. For 8 months, my check engine light has been going on and off. The first few times it was a "cylinder 2 to misfire" error. So I replaced the spark plugs. Then a "cylinder 4 to misfire"...
  15. 4.6L Tech
    i just bought this car and the check engine light was on when i got it. Parts store checked and said cylinder one wasn't firing. i bought a new spark plug, platinum, and oem plug coil. well cylinder one still isn't firing. i pulled the plug and it's wet with gas. if i can't figure it out soon i...
  16. Classic Tech
    I need some help with this one. I have a 289 engine. When start it I can tell it isn't running right. I go to the distributer and pull one plug off at a time and find that there are 4 plug wires that i can take off the distibuter cap without affecting how it runs almost at all. Every other plug...
  17. Classic Tech
    I traded for a 67 Mustang, it has front disk brakes and rear drum. Can anyone tell me a make and model of a master cylinder and proportioning valve that I can use. It still has the stock MC on the car.
  18. Classic Tech
    I have a 66 mustang V8 289 that starts shaking when I hit 60mph but settles fine when I hit 70mph or higher. It is only from 60 - 70 that it starts shaking. Might it be one of the cylinders? Any suggestions as to how to fix it or what it might be? Thanks
  19. 5.0L Tech
    I just did a compression test with a screw in compression gauge I bought earlier and I'm not sure about the results... Here are my results and I would love some feedback on what you guys think and/or any help/guidance you can give me! :helpsmilie: Ok, first off I know I should run the engine...
  20. Classic Tech
    The engine a buddy and I are building is already bored over .040" and the walls look a little thin. can we take off any more at all? we need to get the taper off at the very least.
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