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  1. 5.0L Tech
    RE: 1989 SBF 5.0L with TF stage 1 cam and TF roller rockers bolted to TF fac 170 heads, 6.7" C moly pushrods. After replacing the TF cam and all 16 lifters due to the incredibly loud ticking and lifter noises, I had a custom grind done from Ed. But it is apparent my motor has the dreaded...
  2. Classic Talk
    Ok, My story here has been quite an interesting since I decided to rebuild my engine. I posted awhile back for help, and everyone here has helped me immensely for the 4v swap, so here I am, with the progress on the rebuild of my 302 and how it's driving me insane. My mustang was performing...
  3. 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...
  4. 4.6L Tech
    Hey guys, I recently got my 2000 Mustang GT (5 speed) out of storage from the winter, and I now notice a ticking noise under load most noticeably in 1st and 2nd gear above 2.5k rpm (Does not make the noise on Deceleration). The Car is near stock besides a new CAI, Muffler Delete, and Stage 2...
  5. 2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Need some help from the forum! I just completed a plug change on my 2012 3.7L V6. Everything ran good in my garage. I took her out to check on the road. All good. When I got back to my garage and opened the hood, I heard a noticeable ticking from the top of the engine that was new. I...
  6. 2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Sorry for new topic. I hav e a car in Europe. When I have a cold engine hear the ticking. When the engine is warm sound of the is smooth. I think: Valve clearance is large and therefore when the engine is cold hear ticking. If the engine warms up valve clearence is is reduced therefore...
  7. 4.6L Tech
    I've really tried searching for answers here and some other forums but I haven't found a vid that has a similar problem with my car. I just don't want to go to the shop and get ripped off telling me I have a problem with this with that etc. I just want to get straight to the point and tell them...
  8. V6 Tech
    Hello, Im new here so I would like to introduce myself and say HELLO to all members of this forum. Now I have a problem with my 99 Mustang 3.8. I had ticking noise, so pulled cover found loose rockers arms. Replaced valve lifters with one form Advanced Auto Parts, followed Haynes manual to the...
  9. SVT Cobra Tech
    I am having trouble with my 147XXX mile '97 Cobra. :mesad: First the engine hesitated on the highway in a similar way to running out of gas. Then it cut off during a slightly hard brake once, while clutched, and when that happened I noticed the oil gauge pegging on the low end, and then going...
  10. Introductions
    Just saying hi hoping to meet some new people!! Im about to buy a 1996 GTS and Iv got a few questions i need answers to...
  11. 5.0L Tech
    Hi everyone, well I decided to change sides, I've owned a couple z28's and just bought my first mustang. 1990 LX 5.0. so far pretty happy with it, Installed a B&M shift kit and bought a set of 3:73 gears. I hope to put them in this weekend. I do have one question about the engine, I find the...
  12. Introductions
    Hi everyone, well I decided to change sides, I've owned a couple z28's and just bought my first mustang. 1990 LX 5.0. so far pretty happy with it, Installed a B&M shift kit and bought a set of 3:73 gears. I hope to put them in this weekend. I do have one question about the engine, I find the...
  13. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Im not sure what is ticking, Im hoping its the injectors, Ive added a youtube link of the engine running so you can hear the tick. The engine runs strong as it always has, I haven't noticed a change in performance, just this annoying ticking. Any help is greatly appreciated YouTube - mustang...
  14. V6 Tech
    In an attempt to figure out what the strange ticking noise is that comes from the front of my engine, i read in my Haynes Repair Manual that a noise comes from the water pump when the shaft bearing has failed but the book doesnt specify what the noise sounds like. Does anybody know what kind of...
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