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Forum: Appearance, Car Care and Audio 09-26-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By TexasBlownV8
They won't update the mileage, just the options...

They won't update the mileage, just the options for the car. My guess if your car does not have ABS and the cluster is from a car that had ABS. You car probably did not have the traction control...
Forum: S197 4.6 Tech 09-19-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By TexasBlownV8
Nice to know! Had a similar issue with a truck...

Nice to know! Had a similar issue with a truck tire, but not quite as deep. Drove it until the tires wore out w/o issues.
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 09-19-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By TexasBlownV8
Just tell them what you have. FYI, since you said...

Just tell them what you have. FYI, since you said you have an auto, the v6 and v8 driveshafts are the same length! They'll build one with the proper end to connect to your cobra flange, just tell...
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 09-17-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By TexasBlownV8
Personally, I wouldn't be using it with ANY f/i...

Personally, I wouldn't be using it with ANY f/i setup! Seen one broken on a procharger setup, tore up the rear of the transmission after it broke.
Get ahold of Shaftmasters and get a good one!
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 09-15-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By TexasBlownV8
I prefer to pull the whole thing together,...

I prefer to pull the whole thing together, especially on with a manual trans.
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 09-12-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By TexasBlownV8
+1, find another engine if you can. They aren't...

+1, find another engine if you can. They aren't that expensing. (I may even have one next month).
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By TexasBlownV8
Lol, just envisioned a certain South Park episode...

Lol, just envisioned a certain South Park episode regarding "smugness".

Nice car, fun to drive!
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By TexasBlownV8
Cant speak for the X, but with a Vortech, there...

Cant speak for the X, but with a Vortech, there was a little bit of benefit on the top-end with headers. (these were Mac mid-length's, not shorty's). I suppose theoretically, it could help with...
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 08-06-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By TexasBlownV8
What Chris is saying is that it was used in some...

What Chris is saying is that it was used in some motors to reduce engine NVH.
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 08-06-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By TexasBlownV8
If you indeed have low oil pressure, it could be...

If you indeed have low oil pressure, it could be that the pump is failing or the pickup tube screen is clogged.
Installation of a true oil pressure gauge will tell you for sure. Using a short brass...
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 08-06-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By TexasBlownV8
If you are for sure your oil level is ok, suspect...

If you are for sure your oil level is ok, suspect the oil pressure switch sending unit, located on the driver side of the block. Check the wire to the harness and at the sensor. You may need a new...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By TexasBlownV8
There's still quite a few of us around. Sadly...

There's still quite a few of us around. Sadly though, you'll find more activity on the social media site.
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 07-26-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By TexasBlownV8
yeah, wheel bearings are on the outer ends of the...

yeah, wheel bearings are on the outer ends of the axles near the tires.

because it is consistent at all speeds, it does sound more like a bushing or a loose suspension bolt somewhere.
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 07-26-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By TexasBlownV8
Any fluid around the pinion seal? Might want to...

Any fluid around the pinion seal? Might want to check the rear end fluid first. Then I'd suspect a bearing in the rear end, maybe even a wheel bearing.

Also check the bushings on your rear...
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 07-20-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By TexasBlownV8
Here's a wiring diagram...

Here's a wiring diagram (http://iihs.net/fsm/?d=40&f=Cooling%20Fan.pdf).

The PCM will enable only one of the relays at a time, either high speed or low speed. If your low speed is not coming on,...
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 07-17-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By TexasBlownV8
There are two fan speeds, low and high. The PCM...

There are two fan speeds, low and high. The PCM controls which speed the fan is supposed to turn on with, first with low-speed, then with high-speed as temps get higher. If low speed is not turning,...
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 07-17-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By TexasBlownV8
Is your radiator fan coming on when the a/c is...

Is your radiator fan coming on when the a/c is on? Is it just coming on at high speed when high-side pressure gets high? You might have an issue with the low-speed radiator fan.

Otherwise, you may...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By TexasBlownV8
So sad, Jim. Remember the good times, talk about...

So sad, Jim. Remember the good times, talk about them. It's those fond and fun memories that we still talk about today, and smile and laugh, even though my Brother has been gone for awhile...but...
Forum: S197 4.0 Tech 06-28-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By TexasBlownV8
The condenser should be fine; although, they are...

The condenser should be fine; although, they are more prone to pinhole leaks due to rocks flying through the grill. Also, the o-ring fitting near the driver-side headlight can tend to leak.
But,...
Forum: S197 4.6 Tech 06-16-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By TexasBlownV8
Sweet! Looking forward to see your build :001:

Sweet! Looking forward to see your build :001:
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