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  1. Car ran hot, now won't run.

    2.3L Tech
    Good Day All. Driving a few nights ago, and car ran up to about 230 degrees, which is one notch after half way and two notches below the red at 270. Fan has not been working. I managed to get to a parking lot and shut it off. Let it cool down for about 30 mins, and was back on the road with...
  2. 1988 Mustang GT running hot

    5.0L Tech
    When i go WOT im heating up to like 220. My temp gauge says between N and O and sometimes between O and R, so i go and get a laser temp reader. I read the block and its surface is reading 215-221 pretty much regularly. So im driving with the heat on and driving like a wus. This sucks and summer...
  3. 4.6 Swap issues

    4.6L Tech
    I have a 98 GT. When I got it the motor was shot so I swapped it with a 98 Expedition 4.6L, after swapping many items from the Mustang motor. I put the PI intake and used the gaskets that I had for the PI intake but I think this is where my issues start. I got it running and now it is leaking...
  4. 1995 Mustang GT drivability problems

    5.0L Tech
    I have a 1995 Mustang GT convertible, 5.0 liter, 5 speed. This car is almost all stock, all that's been done are rear gears (3.55) and a BBK H-Pipe (no cats). It has multiple problems which have been driving me absolutely crazy for almost 2 years now! I'll list the symptoms first, then what I...
  5. 1986 Mustang 5.0 HO Thermostat

    5.0L Tech
    I have an 1986 5.0 HO (High Output) ex-CHP stang and i was wondering what temperature thermostat those originally came with. Someone said that they came with a 192 degree, but i dont know if the police used something lower. The replacement thermostat that i put in last year is stuck closed...