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  1. Running a Little Hot?

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey guys, I'm new to the forums but am on my third Mustang. I recently bought a 2005 GT with 76k miles and I am loving it. I haven't had any problems whatsoever, but my temperature gauge is reading slightly hot. Instead of being at the halfway mark, when it warms up it goes to about the 5/8 mark...
  2. 4.6L Coolant/antifreeze leak/spill/issue

    4.6L Tech
    when i driving my 2001 mustang gt, if i accelerate aggressive enough my car will start smoking from the engine and you can smell and see the coolant all over the Front Passenger side of the engine. so when you pop the hood the coolant is all over the Top Left passenger side corner. along with...
  3. Overheating with new cooling system.

    Classic Tech
    Ok, I know this has been beat to death and back again, but I've used that magical search button, tried every suggestion an I'm still having problems. I recently dropped in a 5.0 and retired the old 289. From the start I had problems with it running hot. I knew that she would be warm because the...
  4. 1965 mustang carbureted 5.0 swap running hot/over heating

    Classic Tech
    Ok, so I finally retired the old 289 that the car came with and swapped in a rebuilt 91 5.0/302. Motor mount alignment SNAFUs aside, the swap went fairly smooth. Now that its in, the only problem I'm having is that the motor is running too hot for me. After market gauge says I'm hovering at 210...
  5. Really stumped here...

    5.0L Tech
    My car is really starting to stump me, it is a brand new engine with 334 miles on the clock and hasnt run right the entire life of it. the car always hesitates no matter what, i give it gas and it doesnt even have its full amount of power and barely responds. i have replaced the fuel filter...
  6. vapor lock? Here are the symptoms

    Classic Talk
    Brand new carb, never had this problem before but now my car wont start after its been on a few minutes. Car wont start when hot. Ive never had the problem before so i dont believe it has anything to do with vapor issues, especially with the new carb. When i look down the barrel and lift the...
  7. vapor lock? Here are the symptoms

    Classic Tech
    Brand new carb, never had this problem before but now my car wont start after its been on a few minutes. Car wont start when hot. Ive never had the problem before so i dont believe it has anything to do with vapor issues, especially with the new carb. When i look down the barrel and lift the...
  8. New Carb, now car wont start when Hot. 66 6cyl. Please help

    Classic Tech
    Hey Everyone, I have a 66 inline 6. I bought a vaporizer 1100 from pony carbs about 2 years ago. i sent the carb to them about a month ago because of a massive leak do to a crack. They replaced the entire top part and car fires up great when its a cold start. However if i turn it off and...
  9. strange overheating issues

    5.0L Tech
    I have a 1995 Mustang GT stock everything. I started having overheating issues. It had a timing cover coolant leak and so I changed the timing cover gasket, water pump and placed all new hoses. Tomorrow I will flush it but it is still getting hot, especially when I turn on the A/C. Also have a...
  10. 1990 5.0 engine is hard to start when hot?

    5.0L Tech
    Help! My 1983 Mustang has a fuel injected 5.0 from a 1990 GT. Everything runs pretty good, and the car is a breeze to start when it's cold. However, if you park it at the store and come back in 15 minutes to crank it over and be on your way, the starter motor will usually make a lurching sound...
  11. 1998 4.6 Cobra running hot at track- Solutions?

    4.6L Tech
    My 1998 SVT Cobra has a stock 4.6L with 59,000 miles on it. It runs perfectly in normal conditions. I just got home from Virginia Int. Raceway and she ran hot while doing hard laps. No problem in the morning, but as the afternoon warmed up to 90 degrees, she started running hot. My new AutoGauge...
  12. 5.0 mustang runs rich while hot less power

    5.0L Tech
    hey guys my stang runs perfect when cold for about 20 min idles 750-800 rpm responsive gas pedal and very minimal gas odor from tailpipes but after about 20 min of idling when it heats up to about halfway on the temp gauge it will randomly die and surge and die after taping the throttle and a...
  13. my '99 mustang 3.8 V6 gets hot inside center console! help

    V6 Tech
    It has 213,000 miles and has only gotten hot 2 times. Is that normal? Not boiling hot but hot! I drove about 100-120 today with only a few short stops in California 80 degree weather! Its the center console between the front seats. Driver side. Please I would appreciate any feedback because I...
  14. Is my car running hot?

    Classic Tech
    So I want to know what is considered over heating and if I change the thermostat will it help? My current thermostat is a 195 (on my 66 c-code stock 289, with auto trans) The car idles at 195 when warm, and while the car is moving, but when its not moving it climbs up to 210 and then goes...
  15. Overheating Problem and Rocklike substances in Radiator

    Classic Talk
    To anyone who could shoot me in the right direction, My father and I have been slowy restoring a 1967 Mustang. It was sitting in my grandfathers backyard for 17 years I believe. The Radiator, hoses, thermostat, and thermostat gasket have been replaced. The car continues to overheat within about...
  16. 1984 Mustang GT Cooling Problems?

    5.0L Tech
    Ok so here is the problem, sometimes my Mustang will run hot (about 3/4 up on the Temperature Gauge) and sometimes it will run normal (about 1/4 up on the Temperature Gauge) but it seems to be completely random as to when it occurs. I've already replaced all the coolant hoses, fluids...
  17. Engine Runs hot????

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Ok, i had a new radiator, put in because i had a "incident" which messed up the factory one. Well today, i pulled up and asked my dad about why my muffler which kind of skips a little when revved real high. Well he revved it and we noticed it wouldn't rev past 4rpms. Like the timing was off or...
  18. 1991 mustang help overheating problem

    Introductions
    Hi i have a 1991 mustang 5.0 thats having a little overheating problem it. So when im driving on the city the gauge gets about 2 more lanes than half way when im driving on the freeway it gets stays at halfway and does not overheat. I jus recently did the 90k service it i changed the timing...
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