Repair and Manual

How to Change Your Auto Tranny Fluid and Filter

How to Change Your Auto Tranny Fluid and Filter - Tranny fluid... How often do you even think of changing your automatic fluid?  Probably not that often, not until it starts to slip, but then its too late.

Tranny fluid... How often do you even think of changing your automatic fluid? Probably not that often, not until it starts to slip, but then its too late. To many people changing the tranny fluid and filter seems a little bit of out of reach for them to do....whether it seems too hard to do, or if its just the fact they don't know how to do it. In reality its pretty easy to do, although it might get a little messy, it shouldn't be hard at all.

How to Change Your Oil and Oil Filter

Oil Change

Changing your oil is one of the best things you can do for your car. You can't change it too often. There's no easier way to keep that 302 running good than changing its oil.

How to Install LX Tail Lights

How to install LX tail lights

One of the oldest appearance mods for fox body stangs is to install a set of LX tail lights.

5.0 and 4.6 Firing Orders

Firing Orders - If you don't think you can do this yourself, bring it to a mechanic who can.

Notice: http://www.fordmustangcar.com assumes no responsibility for any damage you do to your car or to yourself while working on your car. You work on your car at your own risk. If you don't think you can do this yourself, bring it to a mechanic who can. Any modifications, repairs or maintenance can be very dangerous, so be careful!

How to set the base idle

How to set the base idle - Answer these questions. Does your idle surge? Does your engine idle too high? Does your engine idle too low? Does your idle keep going up and down? Well if you answered yes to any of them then you might need to know something...

Answer these questions. Does your idle surge? Does your engine idle too high? Does your engine idle too low? Does your idle keep going up and down? Well if you answered yes to any of them then you might need to know something....How to set your base idle.

Note: If you do experience any of the above you will want to try cleaning both your idle motor, and throttle body and you'll want to set your TPS voltage.

Wash & Wax

Wash & Wax

Ten years ago, the concept of washing and waxing your car was just that, you washed it, and then waxed it. Even ten years ago though, this usually didn’t provide optimum results. So twice a year or so we might get a workout with a rubbing compound to get rid of swirl marks or oxidation, and a few layers of paint as well.

Wires

Wires

Like everything else in life, you get what you pay for. So what, exactly, are you getting when you plunk down $20.00 for a cheap set of wires? You’re getting a headache, that’s what. Actually what you’re getting is a very cheap set of carbon string wires that probably produce OHMS resistance near the 10,000 mark. What this means to you is that you’re not only taking away from the peak performance of your automobile, you’re also ensuring a wire replacement the next time you change out your spark plugs.

Delivering The Spark

Delivering The Spark -  Platinum, Gold, Splitfire, Bosch Platinum, etc. Do these plugs really offer any performance gains over traditional copper designs? The answer to that is not necessarily as cut and dry as it might seem.

Platinum, Gold, Splitfire, Bosch Platinum, etc. Do these plugs really offer any performance gains over traditional copper designs? The answer to that is not necessarily as cut and dry as it might seem. The truth is, these plugs do not offer any outright performance gains over traditional copper spark plugs. In this article, we’ll talk about what these plugs will and won’t do for you, then we’ll cover some basics in plug wires and hopefully when I’m done we’ll both be a little more educated.

Emissions Inspection Tips

Emissions Inspection Tips - For any Mustang enthusiast, with HP generating mods, inspection time might make you a little nervous. Of course, to be friendly with the environment should be one of the goals when creating a Street Legal car

For any Mustang enthusiast, with HP generating mods, inspection time might make you a little nervous. Of course, to be friendly with the environment should be one of the goals when creating a Street Legal car. I've put together some check points, based on my experience, before taking your car to inspection. Please use this as a guideline rather than a sure bet stuff. This guide may not be useful if the inspection is done on a dyno (many states are starting to do this.)

65mm Throttle Body

65mm Throttle Body - Upgrading the TB is one of the popular mods that any Cobra owner will think of. For a naturally aspirated Cobra, if you free up your back pressure by installing headers, hi-flow cats, and cat-back, added flow of air thru the larger TB

Upgrading the TB is one of the popular mods that any Cobra owner will think of.



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