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  1. Classic Tech
    HI, I am currently restoring a 1965 Mustang, I have had it replayed in Gun metal grey metallic and now looking a the interior. Can anyone recommend how I restore my dash? I have tried t-cut but it has made no difference. Any other techniques to clean it up or does it need respraying? If it...
  2. 5.0L Tech
    hello I have a chance to buy a 140MPH speedo thats out of a 90s Airbag fox for only 20 bucks! I know people say that there is a slight gap when installing these into our non air bag cars can anyone that has one installed please post a photo so i can see how bad this gap is? Thanks!
  3. 2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hello, guys! I've got 2011 Mustang V6 AT a months ago. Car with custom exhaust, cold air inlet and headers, and not standard wheels (255/45/R18). Couple weeks ago i decided to update car sofware to fix kick between 1 and 2 gears. It was fixed successfully, but after that my speedo shows me...
  4. 4.6L Tech
    Hey guys, so 6 months or so ago I bought a 80,000 mile 4V from a wrecked 99 cobra to swap into my 2000 GT. Love the 4V power, it runs great! For the swap I swapped in the motor, ecu, and wire harness from the Cobra into my GT. Turned PATS off through custom email tune. Kept my T45 from my GT and...
  5. 4.6L Tech
    I searched other speedometer threads and didn't see this situation addressed. I recently purchased an 02 GT with OEM 3.27 rear end ratio. The speedo reads fast by about 8 MPH at 50. I plugged in my handy dandy code reader and looked at the VSS speed. The VSS says I am doing 50 at 50, but...
  6. 4.6L Tech
    Hi all. I recently noticed the speedometer on my '96 Cobra reading way too fast, but only once in a while. I doubted that everyone around me on the highway was doing 90, and sure enough my GPS said 73 while the speedo said 90. But at other times, the speedometer is pretty much right on with...
  7. 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...
  8. 5.0L Tech
    89 GT. I have a speedometer that is not showing any MPH in forward or reverse. I have replaced the cable, the gear to a 23 tooth (373 gears). What do you guys suggest the next step be. Is there any way to test the MPH on the cluster to see if the whole cluster needs to be replaced? Or is there a...
  9. 4.6L Talk
    hey guys, i wanna start a project to change the color of my gauges, but i need to pull the needles off the gauges first. whats the best way to pull the needles off without breaking them, but mainly how do i then reinstall them and make sure theyre still acuurate.
  10. 4.6L Tech
    hey guys, i wanna start a project to change the color of my gauges, but i need to pull the needles off the gauges first. whats the best way to pull the needles off without breaking them, but mainly how do i then reinstall them and make sure theyre still acuurate.
  11. 4.6L Tech
    just swapped a npi shortblock npi head set up in my 2002 gt, had a high idle, noticed the speedo was going crazy, unplugged the trans harness. high idle went away, speedo still going crazy, what is going on here. O2 sensors were pegged unplugged those along with trans harness, pass side o2 is...
  12. V6 Tech
    I just got a 3.73 limited slip diff out of a ford ranger and put it in my mustang and now the speedo is off. The stock limiters think I'm doing 120+ when I am only doing like 70-80 and it cuts off fuel...Is there a way i can disconnect the speedo from the computer so it doesn't stop me at 80mph...
  13. Classic Tech
    It's an automatic, and the needle bounces around whenever I'm driving it. At least it used to. Had to take the speedo off the back of my dash to replace some bulbs. Somehow, in the process, the speedo cable got yanked out of its tube and now it wont go back in. Car runs fine, its just now I...
  14. 5.0L Tech
    i saw these on ebay pretty cheap 1990-1993 Ford Mustang 160 mph white face gauges 90-93 : eBay Motors (item 380159016319 end time Feb-12-10 10:14:30 PST) it says i dont need to recalibrate but it changes from 140mph to 160 mph and 6k rpm to 7k rpm does anyone know how this works i really dont...
  15. V6 Tech
    I'm wondering if it's possible to swap a mechanical speedo, like from my 1997 Mustang, for an electronic speedo, like from a 1999 to 2004 Stang. I know that my transmission is wired for mechanical, please don't remind me. This is an attempt to dump this tranny and update. Also, is there any...
  16. 5.0L Talk
    I have a problem with my speedo and was wondering if anyone could help. I just bought a 1988 Mustang with a fresh rebuilt motor and T5 transmission. I drove the car about 40km and the speedo stopped working. I pulled the speedo gear out of the transmission, and it is all there. I then spun the...
  17. Classic Tech
    I have a 289 with AOD transmission. The speedometer cable will not slide all the way into the speedo. After looking at the defective speedo and comparing it to the new one I found that where the cable slides in, on the new one there appears to be a c-clip installed. The defective one doesn't...
  18. V6 Tech
    Im getting a used speedo off of ebay for my 2000 V6 and I was wondering if the speedo resets it self to my mileage on my car? If no how do you do it, or can you even do that?
  19. V6 Tech
    okay so I have a 2000 3.8L Mustang V6, and theres those 5 beeps and I know theres no airbag, and the airbag light dosent come on when I start it. So I was wondering if I changed out the bulb for a new one would it stop beeping. True or False? If true what kind of bulb does it use and how do you...
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