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  1. V6 Tech
    I'm getting that same exhaust tick that a lot of these 3.8 motors get. Already replaced both sides manifolds and the tick is still there. Any idea on what else it could be?
  2. 4.6L Tech
    I know that describing a sound over the internet is very hard but I'll do my best to describe it. My 2001 mustang gt with 4.6 has what I would describe as a "ticking" or like a "clicking". Its almost has a pattern like tap tap tap, tap tap tap, tap tap tap in very quick succession. I can only...
  3. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey everyone, im curious if you can help me out. I just installed pypes high flow cats and pypes off road H pipe on my 2005 Mustang GT and now my average mpg is around 40 when driving. That cant be right. I already had pypes violators on my car and it never did this before. There are only two...
  4. 2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOQMiJL3M-k&feature=youtube_gdata_player The sound at the beginning is valve train to me, but what is the tractor sound? I've been running the 87 street tune from BAMA and put in the Airaid CAI a couple weeks ago and it's been fine until yesterday. Power is still...
  5. V6 Tech
    Hey guys, i have a 2001 Mustang V6 5 speed with 112k that has started making a rattle/knocking sound from my passenger side. It does not do it at idle and only once warmed up, if i hit the gas at any gear above say 2000 rpm a loud rattle or knock, not very deep, sounds like a shaking paint can...
  6. SVT Cobra Tech
    So I posted awhile back about my ABS light being on but not being able to pull codes. The other day I replaced my oxygen sensors with Motorcraft's OEM sensors due to a CEL (check engine light) that came on every so often. They fixed the CEL and actually got rid of the misfire feel I was having...
  7. 5.0L Tech
    I installed a new intake manifold on my 1990 5.0 and it sounded like a bad exhaust leak when I started it up. The only thing I can think of is when installing the intake the gasket between the manifold and the heads slipped out of place and the noise I am hearing is exhaust crossover leaking, is...
  8. Classic Tech
    I replaced my intake manifold on my 5.0 L, started the motor and hear what sounds like a bad exhaust leak. The only thing I could think happened was the gaskets between the intake manifold and head slipped and the sound I am hearing is the EGR crossover not sealing between the head and manifold...
  9. 4.6L Tech
    I have a 2000 GT with 155,xxx miles. I am getting a noise the majority of the time that sounds similar to an exhaust leak. I know what an exhaust leak sounds like because I owned a Mustang a few years back that had one. My current Mustang had the back half of the system replaced because the...
  10. V6 Tech
    Hello.... I changed the clutch on my Mustang, and I can't seem to get the exhaust connections not to leak. I have a small leak from the muffler connection, but a large leak from the right bank. The left bank is just fine. Could this be a problem related to the a/c drain dropping water on the...
  11. Classic Tech
    I'm trying to find an exhaust leak and I've stumbled upon discussions about seafoam cleaning engines and producing lots of smoke. I figured I can kill 2 birds with one stone. Popular choice seems to be 1/3 fuel tank, 1/3 crankcase, and 1/3 can into intake. Is this safe to try in 66 with stock...
  12. 5.0L Tech
    Ok so about all at the same time this is what happened while I was driving my 93 5.0 LX(stock). 1. Exhaust note went from normal to a drone like popping sound. Almost like a Honda Shadow if anyone has ever heard those bikes. Exhaust leak? Fouled plug? Bad wire? 2. Idle is rough and starting...
  13. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    So I installed my x-pipe last night and everything went on easily, but this morning when I started the car I heard what i think is a exhaust leak. I've checked all the connections and clamps but I can't find where it's coming from, the kit came with two sleeves that go on the manifold/down-pipe...
  14. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    iv got a 05 gt with jba lt's off-road H-pipe and jba axle back. everytime i turn the car on in the mornings when the car is cold, it ticks really badly from the passenger side exhaust manifold. sounds like its coming from the last bolt or sumthing but iv checked for leaks, no leaks wat so ever...
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