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  1. Bore and stroke 2009 v6 mustang engine. Where do I start?

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Since I bought my v6 I've wanted to bore and stroke my engine so I can run with the big boys and not race little ricers I know I'm going to beat. Please, any advice you can give is helpful, I have no idea where to start. I need to know what is an acceptable bore size to gain power but not...
  2. 2000 mustang 3 transmission problems

    V6 Tech
    So this winter i did a transmission swap from automatic to standard. I was so happy when i finally got it to run and took it for a spin. First problem i noticed right off. When i went to shift it was a little difficult and felt like i was pushing through a rubber stopper or something in the way...
  3. 1994 V6 engine swapping to another V6 - what years will fit?

    V6 Tech
    Hey guys, dad and I just bought our first mustang! He's no stranger to engine swaps or general mechanic work, but he is a stranger to mustangs. We're curious. We called two auto wreckers and a parts store, all of which said only the Essex 3.8L out of a 1994 or 1995 mustang will fit in my car...
  4. Can You Get A Used 2011 Ford Mustang V6 For $10,000?

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Hey everybody this is my first post here and I'm looking to buy my first car. (I know, I know I'm lucky to get anything for my first car) but I have really thought this through and I am wondering how common it is to get a used 2011 Ford Mustang V6 for around $10,000. Here is the situation, my...
  5. 2001 mustang v6 turbo install questions.

    I have a 2001 mustang that I'm about to turbocharge, I've heard about lot of people say that our blocks can handle alot, even one guy with like 600 horsepower or something, but I'm just going for a little more. I've heard you can run 4.4 pounds of boost on the stock injectors and fuel pump and...
  6. 1998 mustang v6 converting to dual exhaust

    V6 Tech
    I have a manual 1998 v6 and I'm going to convert it to a dual exhaust. Does anyone know if this will hurt the performance of the engine, hurt gas mileage, possibly damage the engine, and any other possible issues. I'm putting a catted x-mid pipe thats 2.5" in diameter that's made by pypes. The...
  7. V6 Twin Turbo Ideas

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hey guys, I drew up an idea for a twin turbo setup because I haven't been able to find any kits for twin turbos for our cars. Let me know if you know of anyone who has tried this and what problems they faced with it. I am going to be building this piece by piece myself and I know it will be...
  8. New Member with a 2013 Mustang V6 from Greenville SC

    Hello! I'm new to the forum, and have re-kindled my Mustang flame with a 2013 V6 Convertible in Gotta Have it Green. The car should hit the dealer lot on Monday 11/5/12. I recently visited another dealer to view a 2013 Gotta Have it Green V6 coupe that had just arrived. I...
  9. Replacing the clutch on my '07 v6

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    I am coming up on 60,000 on my '07. I am getting some over revving on shifting and twice I have had my tach rev up to 6000 as I was going up a hill. When I replace it I am wondering if I would benefit from a high performance clutch as opposed to a factory replacement.If so what type or brand...
  10. High Idle Rev w/ new 65mm Throttle Body

    V6 Tech
    I recently installed a new BBK 65mm Throttle Body. Once installed my car would rev very high and idle from 2k to 4k RPMs. I was so scared about blowing my engine that I took it to the shop. They ran tests and such but said that they unplugged the Throttle Body sensor and that I should put my...
  11. 2001 3.8L V6 compression test. Just need some thoughts.

    V6 Tech
    Hi gang! Just did a tune up and thought about doing a compression test. First time ever doing it, something like this came out. :coffee Cylinder 1 = 180 psi Cylinder 2 = 180 psi Cylinder 3 = 180 psi Cylinder 4 = 200 psi Cylinder 5 = 192 psi Cylinder 6 = 190 psi Any particular reason for that...
  12. Stuck with a dead mustang. Any help would be appreciated.

    V6 Talk
    I am trying to move from NY to VA in my 96 mustang. Made it to albany and the check engine light comes on. I noticed no difference in my panel indications so i figured i'd get it read when i stopped for the day. Guess that was a bad idea because 20 minutes later the light starts flashing and...
  13. Getting better MPG on a 1997 V6

    V6 Tech
    Ok So I just recently bought a 1997 3.8L V6. So no it's not the GT. It's also an automatic. I am only 16, and as you guys probably know gas is a ***** nowadays. I've just got new tires, new air filter, top off fluids (Oil, steering fluid, etc.) and a couple of other things that might increase my...
  14. 2000 V6 idle

    V6 Tech
    I have a 2000 V6 auto, convertible...after heavy rain it started idling rough. replaced coil, spark plugs and wires. I keep getting misfire cylinder 2, the spark plug is wet but looks as if it never ignited, totally clean. All the injectors are sound the same at idle. Someone suggested the...
  15. 1994 Mustang V6 Convert No Electrical Power

    V6 Tech
    94 V6 Convert has no electrical power to lights, dash lights, starter etc. 330, 000 miles. Bought at auction. Previous owner says didn't have this problem. Auction moves cars around via fork lift placed under front and rear end. Battery and terminals good. What is the likliest cause? Tks.
  16. my first V6 04 pony, tasetful mods???

    V6 Talk
    im getting a 04 v6 pony and im trying to figure out some good and easy mods, it already has a 40 flow single exhaust, im looking at CAI mainly this one Mustang V6 Cold Air Intake Kit at - Free Shipping! but what about maf sensor i know its good thing to get one but im...
  17. Strong Vibration on 2005 V6 Mustang

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hi. I'm having some trouble with my mustang. I'm getting this really strong vibration that shakes the whole car up. It is most apparent when I turn on the air conditioner when the car is either at idle or when I put it in reverse. Also noticed that revs go down as the vibration intensifies. I...
  18. 99 V6 did i get the right muffler?

    V6 Tech
    I went out today and bought a flowmaster super 44 at oriley's and was going to take it to a shop to have it welded strait in with my stock piping and all, but i got to looking, seems i bought a center inlet, and an offset out. Did i need an offset in and offset out to make it just weld right in?
  19. 2002 v6 in 1998 mustang?

    V6 Talk
    I have a 1998 mustang recently swapped transmission to 2000 v6 tranny Does anyone know what kind of trouble i will run into putting a 2002 v6 out of a mustang in my car? I recently threw a rod so my rod and oil pan are trashed.
  20. clutch and power steering issues

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    I had my car for about 8 months now and my power steering has been giving me problems. The 1st time the dealer plugged in their computer and cleared the computer problem but this time they said they needed to order a new power steering gear box. My second problem is my clutch suddenly gave out...