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  1. 2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    Okay, so I’ll start by staying that I bought this bolt-on 2011 gt back in April, and a couple months ago the ac compressor went out (not the worst thing in the world since I live in Seattle). Around that same time I started to have random power loss above 3k rpm. We ended up simply cutting the...
  2. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey guys I'm just finishing up my header install. As expected it was a huge PIA and I broke off a manifold bolt AND the dipstick tube trying to get it out. We have a replacement dipstick tube on order, but would it be okay to start it up with a cork in the hole for like a minute or less until it...
  3. Classic Talk
    I am new to Fords and have a question about oil level as measured by the dipstick. When this car measures low and I add oil it seems as though it takes a lot of oil to bring it to the top line. In other words,on most dipsticks the distance between the lines usually represents one quart, so its...
  4. V6 Talk
    Okay, so when i drive in the city everything's fine but when im on the highway and i take it passed 65 mph for like 45 seconds or more, the engine starts to smoke, you really don't notice it until you've come to a stop and you see the smoke coming from the wheel arches. But last night i stopped...
  5. 5.0L Tech
    I was removing headers to install TW heads and I accidentally pulled the oil dipstick tube out. I know it just slides back in and bolts to the heads via header bolt but should it have a O-Ring on it because mine doesn't it looks like the previous owner put some silicone on it. Should I just...
  6. Classic Talk
    So the bugger (the car) is leaking oil, bad. I keep having to refill the oil at an almost constant rate, and I'm not supposed to have to do that, right? I think it's a valve...? Could it be the dipstick is broken...?
  7. 2.3L Tech
    Getting rid of the 5-speed behind my 2.3 Turbo and putting a C4 behind it; I cannot find a dipstick tube and dipstick for the C4 to the 2.3. I'm hoping someone out there is in the process of doing a switch from an automatic to a 5-speed, and can help me out. Please, please, please, please...
  8. SVT Cobra Tech
    is it press fitted or bolted to the inside of the oil pan? I've got one blocked and can't get the dipstick all the way down.. either pinched or the original tip is lodged in the end so I'm going to try replacing it. Help!
  9. Classic Tech
    My fuel filter is right on top of the engine oil dipstick. I was wondering of i could move the fuel filter to another location so i could acces the dipstick easier. Thanks by the way i have a 6 cyl
  10. Mustang II Tech
    I'm having trouble getting the stock transmission dipstick tube to work on my mustang II. The transmission is a later model c4 but i have custom headers which causes the stock one to not fit (i have the mustang II v8 bell housing). I've looked at some flexible dipstick tubes but they are push...
  11. Classic Tech
    The oil pan that came on the 1969 mach I had the dipstick tube hole in the from sump area pluged. the tube in the block goes into the back of the pan were it hits the shallow area but does not touch the oil to give me a proper level reading. This pan is is also one full inch or more "shollower"...
  12. Classic Tech
    Having major problems reinstalling my oil tube into the block. Came out, figured it should go back in. thought it might be pressed in, but still won't budge after the first 1/3 of a inch. Any help would be appreciated. Thanx.
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