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  1. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Hey all, so this isn’t a major issue with my car yet and I have no CEL, but I’d like to make sure it won’t become a bigger problem in the future and hopefully prevent it, if anything, while it’s still minor. So I have a manual, and the issue is that when I’m taking off from a light and I bring...
  2. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    after driving for a decent period of time and pulling into my garage, shutting down the car, within about a minute or two a loud popping type cracking noise will come from what appears to be around the rear of engine. I can only describe it as a single pop noise at a time and will continue to do...
  3. V6 Tech
    So I bought a used 2004 convertible mustang with 6,800 miles on a new motor and a month old rebuilt transmission a week ago or so and the problems listed with it were; No catalytic converters cause the guy cut them off because a mechanic said they were clogged, the seller said this meant the...
  4. Classic Tech
    Hello everyone, I am very new to mustang life. I recently picked up an automatic 1966 mustang and I am running into some issues as you might imagine. I am not mechanically inclined at all so doing things myself is not exactly easy. The current inline-six I have in the mustang is dying on me...
  5. 2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    So This might be long but please bare with me. Last October(2020) I was driving home one night and all of the sudden I hear this little poof from the engine and it just slowly starts to decline in power and I turned it off just in case something was seriously wrong. I went to try and restart it...
  6. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    So, I have no idea what's going on with my engine... I have an 06 GT with 96k miles. I'm the second owner and the previous owner took amazing care of this thing. While it has been in my possession I have changed the oil every 2 or 3 thousand miles with amsoil signature series 5W-20. The car...
  7. 5.0L Tech
    I'm planning on getting high flow heads in the coming months. I assume you need to remove the engine to install them. I've never removed an engine, and I was wondering what your input was on how to go about it. The engine burns a little oil, or maybe it leaks it. Should I replace the piston...
  8. 4.6L Talk
    I have a 2002 gt that just keeps having cylinder 3 blowout and want to change the heads. But since im taking it apart i want to know which heads or what parts i should upgrade as maintenance and to get the most power out of my engine. 150k miles
  9. Superchargers+Turbochargers
    Hello everyone. Just wanted to get some advice on a build i plan on starting next month and wanted some recommendations on if I am heading in the right direction with my build. Advice is very welcome as i have not torn down a motor in quite some time. I am looking to keep this 550+ streetable hp...
  10. Classic Tech
    As a fellow vintage MUSTANG-ER, I wanted to share this conversation I had with a professional engine builder as I thought is was helpful for me and maybe would be for any of you out there. Feel free to chime in with your own ideas/comments or just take in the knowledge. Cheers! First my...
  11. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Why is my car feeling hesitant at times? I am hoping someone here has had similar issues, and can weigh in on this. Just a quick run through of all the mods I have: 1. Pypes Axle Back Bomb Exhaust 2. Ford Performance 3.73 rear end 3. Ford Performance Traction-LOK Limited Slip Differential w/...
  12. 4.6L Tech
    I have read a lot of posts and watched a lot of videos on this but have found no solution yet. This intermittent chirp/squeak started early this year on my 2002 Mustang GT. It sometimes lasts several seconds to a minute, sometimes on/off like Morse Code, and sometimes goes away completely...
  13. 2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Anyone completed a V8 swap into a V6 S197? If so see if you can help out a bit here. I have a complete donor V8, and a roller shell V6 (with complete everything minus the engine, transmission and computer etc.). I swapped the V8 into the V6. The transmission and engine. I have exhaust...
  14. 2015+ 3.7L (V6) Mustang Tech
    Hey everyone, In between Christmas and New Years my car started to make a sound. I don't exactly know how to describe it, but I will give it a try. A "plasticy metallic spinning rattling noise" I bought this car early 2018 and has 12k miles. Oil has been changed ever 5000 miles. Its not LOUD...
  15. 2011-2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hi guys, I recently bought a 3.7 V6 2014 with 84k miles. I Noticed a ticking noise when the engine is @ 3000 RPM, in the camshaft gears from outside. I replaced the engine oil with Motorcraft Full Synthetic 5W-20 as I read in the manual and the sound still there. I scanned for any codes with...
  16. SVT Cobra Tech
    Hi, SVT lovers! Just joined and I'm thinking that I'm following all the Forum rules, so I'm posting this issue that I have and hoping that I can get your valuable opinions... I got a 2003 Cobra that I bought in 2004 with only 5000 miles on it. The car has been running fine and it now has 67k...
  17. V6 Tech
    Alright, this is my first post here so if I'm doing anything wrong, let me know. 2000 Mustang V6 with stock 4-speed automatic transmission. The short version of the issue is that I'm hearing a metallic knocking sound coming from the front half of my car, there is no check engine light, and...
  18. Classic Tech
    Hello Everyone, I’ve been a longtime lurker and now first time poster. I am nearing the end of a restoration of my 1968 Mustang Coupe. Last spring, a friend and pulled my 289 engine out so I could clean and paint the engine bay. With a lot of help from this forum, I tackled a lot of the...
  19. Mustang / Ford Related News
    Ford’s upcoming heavy-duty gasoline truck engine, codenamed “7X,” was believed to be a 7.0-liter V8 built with the express purpose of replacing the 6.8-liter Triton V10 and perhaps the 6.2-liter Boss V8. While the program will indeed bear fruit at Ford’s Windsor Engine Plant next year, there’s...
  20. Mustang / Ford Related News
    Despite being some 30-odd years old now, Chevrolet’s Vortec heads are still highly sought after among that crowd because they offer better performance thanks to the creation of a vortex within the combustion chamber. Ford’s now working on its vortex innovation, according to a new patent...
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