What is not a controversy is that the studs are 14mm
What is not a controversy is that Ford say 150
What is not a controversy is that 14mm requires more torque than 1/2 or 12
What is not a controversy is that Ford know better than the people that want to see a controversy where there is none
There is nothing controversial at all to using the right torque, meaning the one that Ford list
The issue is that most people are used to torque around 100 because most vehicles have historically used 1/2” or 12mm studs/bolts and not 14mm
What about simply figuring out why your wife car has the check engine light?
2 minutes job with a code reader
…..and do you know why smog test are much easier and cheaper since no more sniff test and rolling load ???
Yep, because of the OBD… no light , you pass, light you don’t..
Not been my experience. A lot of Gm engines, including my 2001 3/4 ton suburban with the 8.1 engine, had pistons slap for a few minutes when starting from cold
Not an issue per Gm
As a matter of fact, mine sounded like a diesel for a couple of minutes
Just google Gm pistons slap for a technical...
Look like a badge from early mustang
It’s glued on for sure. But what type of glue? That is the question
Regular/weatherstrip glue can be removed with 3M adhesive remover, crazy glue type… forget about it
In a nutshell staggered are for look and squared for handling
The Mustang is a front heavy pig that need much wider front tires to correct the factory designed understeer
if interested I have a set of 19, 10x35, black pp1 replica, like new, that i would let go cheap. Not sure of shipping cost….
Regarding 1 time use
Quite often the reason is simply because the bolt has a type a thread lock/Loctite applied to it
And therefore cleaning the bolt and applying Blue Locktite and reusing the bolt is ok
Obviously common sense apply