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Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Engine and Drivetrain   07-17-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Mustang5L5
My car has 101K on it. I bought a set of plugs,...

My car has 101K on it. I bought a set of plugs, and will put them on my "when i get a chance" list.

I'll prob do the front 3 first, and then wait for a day i really feel like it to do the back 3.
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   07-08-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,890
Posted By Mustang5L5
Well, best way to confirm an issue is for you to...

Well, best way to confirm an issue is for you to be able to replicate the issue.

Within 500 miles, the grease in the Moog tie rod ends pushed it's way out because the knocking returned. With it,...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-27-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,890
Posted By Mustang5L5
Good catch. Outer tie rod ends. Just...

Good catch. Outer tie rod ends.



Just ordered a new pair of Ford outer tie rods. Like i said, not sure how much excessive wear i caused on them by driving on them dry for about a year.
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-27-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,890
Posted By Mustang5L5
Well, issue resolved. Steering rack was...

Well, issue resolved.


Steering rack was fine. Seems i never greased the tie rod ends when i installed them. Was so simple that i completely overlooked it. Sent the car off to the dealer asking...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-20-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,890
Posted By Mustang5L5
Quick update. Car goes to the dealer next Tue. ...

Quick update. Car goes to the dealer next Tue. Not even going to attempt to do this repair as i don't have time to deal with it if i get stuck for whatever reason. Never got a clear answer on using...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Suspension, Handling and Brakes   06-12-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,053
Posted By Mustang5L5
FYI there appears to be a recall for these now. ...

FYI there appears to be a recall for these now. Don't have the details yet

EDIT: Aparently Canada only
...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-10-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Mustang5L5
I believe the sheet metal changed all over in...

I believe the sheet metal changed all over in 2013 meaning your need new rear quarters in order to mount the lights correctly as well. Trunk's may also not be interchangeable as well.
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Aesthetics, Interior, Wheels and Tires   06-06-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By Mustang5L5
While i have not done it, there have been pics...

While i have not done it, there have been pics posted here of members putting civilian center consoles in PI cars. Looks good, and usually they fab up a plastic plate to block off where the console...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-06-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Mustang5L5
Sway bar links are very easy. I'd recommend...

Sway bar links are very easy. I'd recommend changing both sides
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-06-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,890
Posted By Mustang5L5
Sidestepping when accelerating

Update: Made an appt on the 25th to replace the rack. It needs to be changed, but lets see if this sidestepping was a result of the rack having play in it.
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-04-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Mustang5L5
Yup, seems like $200-300 for a used rack. Some...

Yup, seems like $200-300 for a used rack. Some under 50K miles.


I'm just mulling over a few options. Still driving the car for the time being.
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-04-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Mustang5L5
So basically there's a chance i could still end...

So basically there's a chance i could still end up with a paperweight in my driveway if i change out the rack and find out I am unable to get the rack properly programmed and/or calibrated. Given...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-04-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Mustang5L5
Is the forscan portion as easy as copying the...

Is the forscan portion as easy as copying the as_built file from the old rack and loading it onto the new rack? Any calibrations that needs to take place in addition to that?

The video's...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-03-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Mustang5L5
1st Dealer got back to me. $2500 to get it...

1st Dealer got back to me.

$2500 to get it done. They are charging me $1700 for the rack. Ouch
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-03-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Mustang5L5
If you rock the wheel side to side, you can feel...

If you rock the wheel side to side, you can feel the clunk in the wheel and hear it if you stick your head down by the front wheels and have someone rock the steering wheel.

Over bumps, the...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   06-03-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Mustang5L5
Steering Rack replacement

So my rack apparently has play in it. Just rolled 100K, but i've had this clunk for the last year and been trying to chase it down. Most likely i'll pay someone to do it as i need the car done...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   05-31-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,890
Posted By Mustang5L5
Sidestepping when accelerating

Not the tie rod ends.

Got under the car and pulled things apart. What I found is that there was enough play in the steering rack to cause the clunks I've been hearing and possibly be the cause...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   05-31-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Mustang5L5
Replaced. That took all of 5 mins. I had the...

Replaced. That took all of 5 mins. I had the pass wheel off and removed the small plastic trim which made it easy to loop the belt over the pullies.




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Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   05-31-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By Mustang5L5
Latest cut.... The clunk/play in my front...

Latest cut....

The clunk/play in my front suspension is a bad steering rack. It's got some play/rattle in it. Fun times


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Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   05-28-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By Mustang5L5
Basic maintenance can only do so much. Some...

Basic maintenance can only do so much. Some issues are completely unrelated. I change my oil, coolant, trans fluid religiously and yet i've had to replace:

2 rear wheel bearings
1 lateral link...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Engine and Drivetrain   05-23-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,369
Posted By Mustang5L5
On a daily driver type car, i wouldn't bother. ...

On a daily driver type car, i wouldn't bother. The gains aren't worth it. If you like the appearance of it, go right ahead. A drop in K&N filter into the stock airbox would be cheaper and...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   05-23-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Mustang5L5
The pause button? That's a good one. Have never...

The pause button? That's a good one. Have never seen that one before. This a '13?

Got the manual handy?
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes   05-20-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Mustang5L5
I've only run the coated rotors on everything i...

I've only run the coated rotors on everything i buy, Sometimes they do eventually rust up but for the most part they resist far better than non-coated rotors.

I have some zinc coated rotors on...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   05-20-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,890
Posted By Mustang5L5
So Update. I had enough time to poke around...

So Update. I had enough time to poke around under the car, but not actually perform a repair.

Got the Gopro out and strapped it under the car looking at the rear control arm bushings. Had...
Forum: 5th and 6th Gen Maintenance and Repair   05-20-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Mustang5L5
I'll probably go with the Motorcraft JK6455D and...

I'll probably go with the Motorcraft JK6455D and call it a day then. I didn't see a second belt
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