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  1. Help! Special Rear Gear swap Situation..

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    You know how people always say this is one of those jobs you shouldn't attempt for yourself? THEY AREN'T WRONG. Haha, nonetheless, I am still going through with it because broke college student. The problem isn't switching out the rear gears, that all seems fairly straightforward and I'm pretty...
  2. We Pick the Best Gear Head Gifts at Every Price Point

    It’s holiday season and you may be wondering what to get the car-lover in your life. Don’t worry, we’ve got a lot of ideas. We reached out to all our editors for some thoughts on what they’d recommend as gifts at various price points. For a stocking stuffer at under $25, some of our editors...
  3. Rear end blew, any help would be much appreciated!

    V6 Tech
    I have a 1998 V6 Mustang and on the way to my new job the rear gears blew. I was thinking of swapping off my rear end from my 96, it has absolutely no play from the shaft to the wheels but it seems as though the 96 is squared off at the top mounts. Other than that I have found an 8.8 assembly I...
  4. Transmission and Clutch help please!

    V6 Tech
    I have a 2001 v6 and last spring I blew the clutch out. I replaced the clutch myself (first time). I noticed that after i replaced my clutch a couple things happened. When car is idling with clutch not pressed in I get a squeak. (throwout bearing). However I also noticed that when getting on the...
  5. Article about gears

    Mustang Tech
    took some time to make an article about gear ratios and how they can affect your ride based on how things appear on paper and not off real world events. leave comments and let me know if you enjoyed it. may make a few more depending on how this turns out. Grinding Gears and Crunching Ratios...
  6. Heads Up HOUSTON - Gear Swaps Installer Found

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    I know a bunch of y'all in and around Houston are looking for a reliable gear installer and i think ive found it. Just saw this on instagram , i think imma jump on it lol :P DILUSI Motorsports - Welcome
  7. 1986 Mustang 4 speed Manual Transmission Fluid

    Mustang Tech
    Hi. I'm building a 4-cyl dirt modified with a 2.3L and 4 speed manual out of an 86 Mustang. Looking for transmission fluid type and capacity. Thanks alot! Elliot
  8. 1965 mustang fix the stock axle or upgrade to 9 in

    Classic Tech
    Hello everyone, I have a 1965 mustang coupe with a 351 Windsor a C4 auto tranny and from what I've been told, a 7.25 rear end. I was out messing around... doing dumb stuff in my classic and popped my spider gears, on turns she pops and clanks from the rear. Now I know that's a very weak rear...
  9. Annoying idle problem on my 1999 GT HELP PLEASE!

    4.6L Tech
    ok ive had this weird RPM issue going on for a while, it will jump between 500 and 1000 rpm during idle times its also having trouble responding to the throttle in 1st and sometimes second gear, I will have to punch the gas then engage or it will somewhat bog down. This only happens right after...
  10. 1966 mustang rear end

    Classic Tech
    Hello all, I was just wondering what rear end comes in older mustangs. I've done some research and I believe mine has an 8". So my question is, one day if I decide to do a gear swap could I swap something in like 3.50's or 3.73's and what would be a good gear ratio for my stang? I just drive it...
  11. Distributor help for my 1968 Mustang

    Classic Tech
    Just picked up a rebuilt 95 5.0 ho motor out of this dudes bronco he was parting. Anyways got the engine in my 68 coupe finally started it today , runs good except the high idle problem prolly my carburetor not a big deal at the moment but my question is what distributor would you guys recommend...
  12. stock rear end with 355 gear is good to how much abuse?

    5.0L Tech
    Can I beef up my existing rear end or do I need to replace max power around 390 -400 planned? Came out of a saleen so I think it has the traction lock....
  13. Need help with 160mph ssp speedo

    5.0L Tech
    I Have a 160 mph speedo out of a 89 ssp in my 93 lx 5.0. the car has 4.10 gears, i am using a 20 tooth speedo gear at the moment. it reads way off. does anyone know what speedo gear i should use to fix this problem? i know the 87-89 cluster/speedo are different from the 90-93 but this one has...
  14. Twisted Axle Shaft, or just bad bearings?

    4.6L Tech
    Alright, here goes. When I bought my car I took it to a mechanics and had it checked out, he said there were some rust on the rotors and that the chirping/squealing sound it made would go away after a few weeks. This is on my right-rear wheel. Now, two months later, it's still here, just worse...
  15. hard to go into first or second gear sometimes

    5.0L Tech
    somtimes in my mustang its hard to go into first or second gear somtimes it wont even go in at all ,but if i pump the clutch up and down 2-3 times it will go right in, this happens about every 10 stop sighs and when im doin donuts in first and slam it into second it somtines wont go in at all...
  16. Replacing gear synchros 98 Cobra

    SVT Cobra Tech
    Having a hard time shifting gears where each gear shift requires extra muscle to literally jam it into and out of gear with the problem most noticeable shifting from 3rd to 4th. From 4th to 5th it sometimes pops out of gear unless I hold it in place for a second after the shift and it’s...
  17. Gear Whine Help, Thanks!

    2.3L Tech
    Hey all, I noticed I have a bit of gear whine. Most heard on a hard acceleration, or downshifting/engine braking. I don't know if it started recently or if I can just hear better now that I'm paying more attention/have an idea whats going on with my car. She's givin' me problems but I love...
  18. Gears grinding when shifting

    Hi, I am new to this forum. I have an 01 GT and lately, I have been hearing lots of grinding when shifting gears, Can someone please give me some input on what this could be? I have 138000 miles and no mods. Other than a cracked intake manifold that I had replaces, I have never had any problems...
  19. 2011 V6 mustang transmission issues

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Help, I have a brand new 2011 V6 mustang, when driving at any gear, if I go over 2500 rpm and then let the car role in the same gear, when it gets back down to 2500 RPM the car start and the gear shift starts vibrate, most noticeably in 3rd and 4th gear. Pressing the clutch and then putting the...
  20. 1st through 3rd Upshift

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Been driving my new Mustang for the past two days and have been noticing that it's kind of difficult to perform smooth upshifts from 1st to 3rd. The first issue is it seems to take a while for the revs to come down after letting off the throttle. Most of the time I end up lurching the car...