2004 Mustang GT
Maintenance History
Last Revised: 6/29/17


2017-06-27 : 113,510 mi
- replace driver-side power window motor: Callagy
total: $212

2017-03-01 : 113,400 mi
- new headlights: LMR.com
total: $106

2016-05-06 : 110,900 mi
- new trunk hydraulic struts: LMR.com
- new rubber trunk bumpers: LMR.com
total: $45

2016-04-18 : 110,810 mi
- repaint trunk decklid, spoiler, rear bumper
- repair rust on left and right sides of trunk roof
- new metal Mustang letters on rear bumper
- new metal Supercharged letters on rear bumper
- new rubber bumpers and springs on trunk
total: $1845

2016-03-24 : 110,600 mi
- removed and swap front brake pads to the correct side of car
total: $105

2016-02-26 : 109,913 mi
- new tires: Nitto 555 all around: $603 DTD.com
- replaced steering rack + 4 qts PS fluid
- 4 wheel alignment
- 5W30 synthetic oil change
- inspected leaking I/C tank: leak not found, no change
- inspected sway bar end links: good, no change
total: $1670

2015-09-26 : 107,300 mi
- new battery: Advance Auto $120
total: $120

2015-07-21 : 105,700 mi
- new Hawk HPS front brake pads: Amazon $102 + install & machine rotors $112
total: $214

2015-06-22 : 104,725 mi
- oil change 5W30 Mobil One synthetic: $65
- front end alignment: $90
- caulk the leaky IC reservoir
total: $172

2015-02-07 : 101,000 mi
- new Michelin Stealth windshield wipers
total: $25

2015-01-16 : 100,193 mi
- removed new radiator fan, put back old fan
- replaced radiator fuse with 50A fuse (many times!)
- replaced motor temperature sending unit so Temp gauge starts working again
total: $230

2014-12-08 : 99,255 mi
- repaired leaking intake tube on intercooler
- replaced all 3 accessory pullies and belt
- replaced supercharger belt
- replaced A/C hose next to supercharger pulley
- replaced 2AMP fuse in Escort radar detector wire
total: $500

2014-11-12 : 98,593 mi
- replaced radiator, fan, coolant overflow tank, all radiator hoses and clamps
- replaced coolant hose from S/C to thermostat, because the clamp had cut into the hose
- Motorcraft Gold coolant
- Water Wetter
- tightened front passenger strut which had come loose and was causing loud clunk noise
total: $ + $375 labor

2014-11-08 : 98,471 mi
- oil change: 5W30 synthetic
- removed screw from passenger-rear tire (no puncture)
total: $28

2014-10-18 : 97,800 mi
- headlight clean/treat: Sams Club
total: $30

2014-10-02 : 97,234 mi
- replace starter
- replace heater core
total: $772

2014-08-30 : 96,800 mi
- replace battery in both car keyless remotes
total: $12

2014-07-08 : 94,790 mi
- replace spark plugs: NGK TR6
- remove Kenne Bell BAP
- oil and filter change: 5W20 synthetic
- fix intercooler pump wiring; refill intercooler with water
- clean battery terminals
- remove some steering shims
- clean air filter
- mount and balance 2 new Nitto NT05 315/35/17 tires
total: $716 + cost of tires

2013-11-26 : 88,925 mi
- oil and filter change: 5W30 Mobil One synthetic
total: $74

2013-09-28 : 87,400 mi
- replaced radar detector power wire (Amazon)
total: $14

2013-08-07 : 86,030 mi
- replaced both fuel pumps with 255 HO fuel pumps $300
- rewired illumination power for A-pillar gauges so that HiBeam mode lights up
total: $650

2013-05-10 : 84,150 mi
- retightened the alternator that was starting to slip down $25
- replaced radiator cap following unexpected antifreeze sprayout $9
- add more friction modifier to rear differential $42
total: $80

2013-03-18 : 82,882 mi
- resealed rear axle, both sides
- refilled rear gear oil: MobilOne 75W140 + friction modifier: $65
total: $305

2013-03-07 : 82,618 mi
- new 170amp PA Performance alternator + second power wire: MustangsUnlimited.com
- new Motocraft fuel filter
- oil and filter change: Mobil One Synthetic
- flushed/bled brake fluid
- 4 steering rack shims to prevent new front tires from inside rubbing
total: $535 labor + parts

2013-02- :
- 2 new 17x9 chrome bullitt wheels (AmericanMuscle.com)
- 2 new Nitto 555 275/40/17 tires (AmericanMuscle.com)
- nitrogen/mount/balance/install: free
total: $

2013-01-14 : 81,388 mi
- 2 new 17x10.5 chrome bullit wheels (StandMods.com) $308.32
- 2 new Nitto NT05 315/35/17 tires (DiscountTireDirect.com) $470
- mount/balance/install (Trick Pro) $63.60
total: $842

2012-11-01 : 80,143 mi
- repainted roof: $299.87 at Bodys By Doug
total: $299.87

2012-10-19 : 79,850 mi
- removed old window tint, installed new Llumar all around: Xplicit Customs
- installed black vinyl on top-inside of rear window
- replaced BrevardMustangs stickers on quarter-panel windows
total: $222

2012-10-01 : 79,400 mi
- plugged nail hole in front driverside tire: $18
total: $18

2012-09-19 : 79,072 mi
- installed new struts and shocks: Tokico HP $260
- installed cigarette lighter delete: $10
- install shocks/struts, front end alignment, rotate tires: $400
total: $670

2012-08-04 : 77,920 mi
- replaced driverside interior door trim: $39
- replaced power window switch, drivers side door window: $17
- used zipties to tie up tranny cooler (again!)
total: $57

2012-07-09 : 77,240 mi
- added 1.5 gallon antifreeze $21 + Royal Purple Water Wetter $16 : body show did not fill up all the way
- added more friction modifier to rear differential $17 : mostly solved grinding noise from rear
- oil change: Mobil One synthentic $65
- examine starting problem: diagnosed as insufficient fuel pressure when ignition first turned
total: $240

2012-06-22 : 76,880 mi
Got car back from body shop. Repaired all damage, plus installed new side scoops:
- Saleen front bumper cover: $500
- Saleen side scoops: $230
- Kaenen 2000 Cobra R hood
- chrome clear corner headlights (wheelsmustang.com): $225
- 7-inch crank pulley (TorkTech): $170
- S&B air filter (TorkTech): $70
- RedLine Tuning QA Plus hood struts: $85
- replaced radiator, fan, fan shroud
- replaced battery
- replaced alternator
- replaced accessory belt
- replaced A/C lines on passenger side under hood
- replaced fenders, all metal in front of the strut towers
- refilled radiator, intercooler
- repainted front and both sides (all the way back)
- front end alignment
- removed Cobra bumper fog lights (no fog lights now)
total: $791 (including deductible) to body shop, even more to parts stores

2012-05-10 : 76,870 mi
- accident destroyed front end of car: bumper, hood, both fenders
total: TBD(!!)

2012-03-24 : 75,550 mi
- replaced fuel rail pressure senser, to maybe avoid throwing P0190 codes (NOTE: did not work!): $40
total: $40

2012-03-11 : 75,130 mi
- removed stock GT rear axle
- installed 31-spline welded rear axle, Cobra differential w carbon fiber clutches, C-clips, FRPP girdle cover: $750+$100 install
- 2 1/2 quarts of MobilOne 75W140: $50
total: $800
Also: turned down the BAP to maybe help with stalling-on-start/P0190 code issue

2012-03-10 : 75,120 mi
- replaced windshield wipers: $25

2012-02-25 : 74,725 mi
- removed Mustang GT fuel tank and SVT Focus fuel pump
- installed Cobra fuel tank and dual Walbro fuel pumps
total: $350

2012-02-24 : 74,710 mi
- removed all factory speakers and amps
- new car stereo installed by Explicit Customs, 4G wire 100A fuse: $424
- Alpine MRX-F30 600W 4x50W @4ohm amp: $160
- Alpine MRX-M50 500W @2ohm amp: $160
- Alpine STS-517 coax speakers: $62
- Alpine SPS-610c comp speakers: $76
- JL 12W3V3 12" subwoofer in sealed box: $175
total: $1060

2012-02-13 : 74,360 mi
- replaced idler pulley on S/C belt due to bearing noise
- replaced 2 pulleys on S/C belt due to bearing noise - used Ryan's old pulleys
- replaced S/C belt - saved old belt as spare
total: $161

2012-02-03 : 74,100 mi
- removed supercharger, repaired gasket under head unit, reassembled
- replaced all vacuum connectors with brass pieces
- replaced several vacuum hoses
- swapped to 180 thermostat from 170 thermostat
total: $930

2012-01-29 : 74,000 mi
- replaced Ford CD/radio with JVC KW-XR810 USB/CD receiver: $175
- used Metra 95-5026 frame and Scosche FDK11B wiring harness: $19
total: $194

2011-12-15 : 73,520
- Steeda automatic shifter knob
- headlight knob
- A/C knobs
- e-brake handle knob

2011-11-15 : 72,805 mi
- VMP Tuning custom dyno tune: $450

2011-11-09
- mailed MP112 back to Tork Tech: $36

2011-11-05 : 72,666 mi
- removed MP112 supercharger
- installed TVS 1900 + plenum adapter, from Tork Tech: $1845.98
- oil change: 5W20 Mobil 1 Extended Performance + Mobil 1 Oil Filter M1-210: $43.12
- refilled I/C core
- Kenne Bell Boost-A-Pump (40AMP?): bought from Trevor for $150
total: $2039.10

2011-08-26
- purchased TVS 1900 supercharger upgrade from Tork Tech

2011-05-04 : 72,650 mi
- removed MP112 supercharger, sent it back to Tork Tech: UPS $125
- TT replaced bearings, shaved a sliver of metal off, recoated blades
- reinstalled MP112...still making noise!
total: $125

2011-04-13 : 72,360 mi
- replaced gas pedal with aftermarket $45
- paid labor to diagnose noisy supercharger $80
total: $132

2011-01-27 : 70,762 mi
- replaced front cowl grille (next to windshield)
total: $148.40

2010-12-31 : 70,100 mi
- installed pony+corral and newer fog lights, taken from used Roush front bumper
- placed stick-on padding inside dash board/radio plastic cover, to reduce vibrations
total: $0

2010-12-04 : 69,600 mi
- replaced front floor mats
total: $42

2010-11-13 : 69,240 mi
- oil change 20W-50 Mobil One Synthetic
total: $?

2010-10-19 : 68,560 mi
- replaced radiator fan and shroud because fan blade cracked $100 Classic Auto Salvage
- replaced some antifreeze that leaked during fan replacement
total: $100

2010-10-02 : 68,050 mi
- rear gear install kit $57 Concours Direct
- reshimmed rear gears: $150
- changed diff fluid: 75W140 Royal Purple $31 Amazon
total: $240

2010-09-09: 67,630 mi
- installed 4 new Sumitomos, Cruisin Gold $95
- installed two used wheels on driver side
- cobra center caps did not fit on newer wheels, had to use silver slug on driver side, cobra on passenger side
total: $95

2010-09-01 : 67,530 mi
- installed Cobra Terminator front bumper $200
- new fog light faschia $40
- Cobra fog light wiring harness $20
- painting and install at Bodies By Doug $522
total: $782

2010-07-23 thru 08-22 : 67,340 mi
- throttle body lost right-most screw, it went thru supercharger, got stuck between S/C and intercooler (making a loud racket)
- removed supercharger, sent S/C and TB back to Tork Tech for examination - UPS $140
- Tork Tech repaired and ported the supercharger
- received supercharger back from Tork Tech
- reinstalled ported supercharger
- replaced missing gasket (between I/C and black plate under S/C) using gasket roll from Advance $6
- used ThreadLock Green on throttle body screws before install $6
total: $150

2010-07-12 thru 07-20 : 67,250 mi
- replaced torque converter with 2800 stall TC
- rebuilt 4R70W
total: $2800

2010-06-24: 66,920 mi
- replaced ABS module, to fix ABS/TCS lights that would come and go at random
total: $1235

2010-05: 66,xxx mi
- repainted Cobra R hood in louvers where paint job was starting to crack
total: $0 (repainted for free by Bodys by Doug, since less than a year)

2010-05-24: 66,384 mi
- purchased 4x Sumitomo HZR III 275/40R17 tires for $110 each
total: $492

2010-05-24: 66,384 mi
- Hawk HPS rear brake pads $75 Steeda
- replaced rear brake pads $110 Callagy
- read ABS error codes $40 Callagy
total: $225

2010-05:
- got EGR Delete Kit - $20 Lethal Performance
- removed EGR
- put EGR Delete Kit cap over intake into blower
- failed to remove pipe from header, so just capped the top opening
total: $20

2010-05:
- Speed of Sound A-pillar gauge pod $120 American Muscle
- Auto Meter 3863 GS Fuel Pressure gauge $200 Statracing
- Auto Meter 3807 GS Boost/Vacuum gauge $60 Statracing
total: $380

2010-05:
- replaced intercooler fluid tank, due to leaking
- had some trouble re-priming the intercooler pump. Tried opening fluid tube on right side where it enters the blower to let air out, and refilled manually with funnel - no luck. Finally disconnected tube *out* of pump, somehow reprimed it. Similar to priming issues when pump was first installed. Note that pump continued to run entire time, and water tube above pump remained full.
total: $0 (replaced by Tork Tech)

2010-04-21: 65,200 mi
- dyno tune at LaMotta Performance, Longwood FL
total: $400

2010-04-18: 65,100 mi
- SCT XCal3 programmer $355 LaMotta Performance
- Magnuson M112 supercharger $4386 Superchargers Online/Tork Tech
- intake
- 8 rib belt
- air-to-water intercooler
- 42-lb fuel injectors
- throttle body/plenum
- 90mm Lightning MAF
- CAI and air filter
- fuel tank input tube gasket $26 Ford
- Duralast 935 accessory belt $23 AutoZone
- NGK TR6 spark plugs: AutoZone
- Duralast 170 degree thermostat $5 AutoZone
- upper radiator hose $12 Tousley Ford
- Cobra throttle cable $25 Tousley Ford
- Lightning IAT (from Ryan, since Tork Tech forgot to include it)
- install fee $300
total: mucho $$$ (around $5150?)

2010-04-11: 64,900 mi
- car battery $95 Discount Auto
- fuel filter $25 Tousley Ford
- SVT Focus fuel pump, part of Tork Tech kit
- partial radiator fluid swap: unable to drain rad fluid from engine block

2010-02-28: 63,725 mi
- oil change: Mobil One synthetic $35
total: $35

2010-02: (approx.)
- replaced windshield wipers: Teflon something $21
- removed Lumincs bulbs from headlights and fog lights, went back to stock
total: $21

2009-09-02: 59,214 mi
- replaced A/C fan inside passenger compartment $205
- oil change: Mobil One synthetic $63
total: $284.00

2009-06-26: 57,350 mi
- installed Kaenen '00 Cobra R front hood
- painted new hood, repainted both front fenders
- repaired Saleen rear wing due to stress cracks at the joint, which allowed water to collect inside of the wing
total: around $1000

2009-02-22: 55,000 mi
- installed Lumincs JDM Yellow foglight bulbs
total: $38

2009-02-13: 53,900 mi
- 4x Yokohama S.Drive tires $588 + $112 mount/balance/labor
- cleaned K&N air filter with kit
- oil change: Mobil One synthetic
total: $765

2009-01-11: ~52,900 mi
- installed sequential tail lights on rear
- added an all-black center cap to one wheel to replace lost center cap $7
total: around $100

2008-12-23: ~52,700 mi
- replaced stock headlights with chrome clear-corner headlights
- replaced headlight bulbs with Lumincs Ultra White 9007 bulbs $30
- replaced front turn signal bulbs with 3157 Xenon Chrome/Amber bulbs $25
total: around $200

2008-10-05: 50,620 mi
- replaced bad starter with new OEM starter
total: $400

2008-10-02: 50,580 mi
- oil change: Mobil One synthetic
total: $58

2008-07-19: 48,500 mi
- installed Mach 1/Cobra front brakes $403.56 brakes + $100 install
- Valvoline Synthetic brake fluid $6.77
- partial flush of old brake fluid
total: $510

2008-02-29: ~45,500 mi
- installed Black Box II traction control switch, purchased on eBay
total: $54

2008-02-27: ~45,100 mi
- reinstalled aluminum drive shaft

2007-11-15: ~42,500 mi
- brake check: found loose shim that was burning to rotor on passenger front side: fixed most of noise
- drive shaft swap back to stock: did not make 'clunk' noise go away $35
- oil change: Mobil One synthetic $55
- tire rotate and balance $40
total: $150

2007-9-5: ~40,500 mi
- buff both front head lights
total: $40

2007-9-5: ~40,500 mi
- install spark plugs
- install fuel filter
- inspect rear for 'clunk' noise coming from under center/back of car
total: $204

2007-? :
- retinted rear window

2007-02-23 : 35,368 mi
- Steeda upper control arms $320 pkg with LCAs + $140 install all four
- Steeda lower control arms
- 4x Yokohama ES100 tires $500 + $88 mount/balance/labor
- cleaned K&N air filter with kit $11 + $35 labor
- oil change: Mobil One synthetic $55
total: $1170

2006-10-20 : ~31,000 mi
- bought used Saleen S-281E wing from B. $280
- Body's By Doug patched, repainted, and installed Saleen wing ($120 paint + $80 patch) $200
total: $480

2006-08-xx :
- had TrickPro examine the new pads to see if the excessive noise was due to a problem, or to the new pads. No changes.
- replaced rear upper spring isolators. Noise problem dropped in volume substantially, however still makes same sound at same times as before.
total: ~$30

2006-08-04 : 28,600 mi
- new brake pads (Hawk streets) $140
- new PowerSlot rotors, front and rear $432
- oil change: Mobil One synthetic $55
- tires balanced and rotated $40
- Josh discovered that my creaky noise from the back is my rear springs scraping against the inside of the car. Moved them a bit and the noise went away for a few days, then came back slowly. Probably need to re-install upper isolators on rear springs (bottom ones are still on).
total: $920

2006-03-25 : 25,830 mi
- removed rear tires, used rubber mallet to beat fenders inward
total: $3 for hammer

2006-03-25 : 25,750 mi
- install aluminum drive shaft
total: $225 d/s + $115 for new yoke, balance, mounting

2006-03-13 :
- fix oil leak at main pulley (just installed)
total: no charge

2006-02-22 : 24,350 mi
- install Steeda Underdrive Pulleys
total: $180 pulleys + $65 install

2006-02-10 : 23,950 mi
- install 3.73 gear, with synthetic gear oil
- oil change: Mobil One synthetic
- unable to install drive shaft due to front yoke mismatch
- delayed installing drive shaft loop because carpet needs to come out (time=$$)
total: $145 gear + $225 drive shaft + $34 drive shaft safety loop + $434 labor & gear oil

2005-12-29 : ~22,500 mi
- modify transmission valve body with JMod
- install transmission cooler
- install transmission drain plug
- new Mercon V
total: $330

2005-11-07 : ~21,450 mi
- repair slice in roof caused by flying debris
total: $487 [$200 deductible]

2005-11-05 :
- showed car at Palm Bay Ford car show, received "Gold" plack. Here is the info sheet that I displayed in my window

2005-11-03 : ~21,530 mi
- car was hit by flying debris on I-95, which carved a long deep gash in the roof above the passenger seat. It happened when a pickup truck traveling in front of me kicked up an object with its right rear tire, while we were moving at highway speeds. I think it was a piece of ceramic tile, but I didn't get that good of a look given its speed.
Here are some pictures: 1   2   3

2005-09-?? :
- installed K&N Cold Air Intake
total: $180 + $40 install

2005-08-15 : ~19,330 mi
- sliced off top half of uppermost bolts on both Steeda C/C plates because they were scratching the underside of the hood
- glued down carpet behind driver's pedals
- reconnected (how? glue?) seat release switch behind drivers seat
- "rolled" inner fender (a lead pipe rolled over the tire, pressing against underside of fender) on both rear fenders due to sudden series of drivers rear fender biting chunks out of that tire - funny, no bites/damage at all on the passenger side

2005-08-12 :
- installed Steeda Caster/Camber plates
- installed Steeda bumpsteer kit
- front end alignment
- installed Steeda full length subframe connectors plus paint bottom
total: $980

2005-07-21 : ~17,700 mi
- rotated tires
- rebalanced all four tires
- modify alignment (camber -1.25 degrees)
total: $21

2005-06-09 : 16,881 mi
- oil change: Valvoline Syntec synthetic
total: $65

2005-05-27 :
- installed 2 wheel spacers (25mm) on rear wheels
total: $175

2005-05-11 :
- installed 4 tires, 4 rims, new lug nuts, including spin balance
total: $85

2005-05-03 :
- ordered 4 tires: Yokohama AVS ES100
total: $550

2005-04-19 :
- installed hydraulic hood lifters
- installed Mach 1 chin spoiler
- adjusted exhaust clearance
- installed 8-inch antenna
total: $138

2005-04-07 :
- ordered hydraulic hood lifters

2005-04-06 :
- ordered Mach 1 chin spoiler
- ordered 8-inch antenna

2005-03-16 :
- installed Steeda springs
- front end alignment
total: $250

2005-03-09 :
- installed Magnaflow X-pipe, Magnaflow catback, Steeda strut tower brace
[stock exhaust: 98 dba, new exhaust: 104 dba]
total: $240

2005-03-05 :
- bought touch-up paint Sonic Blue from Palm Bay Ford dealership
total: $ 8

2005-03-03 :
- ordered Magnaflow X-pipe, Magnaflow catback from ninosport.com
total: $980

2005-03-03 :
- ordered Steeda strut tower brace, Steeda springs
total: $380

2005-02-24 : 13,493 mi
- replace drivers seat control switch [warrantee]

2005-02-09 : ~13,200 mi
- oil change at Palm Bay Ford
- reported to Ford issue with not starting occasionally - they could not duplicate

2004-12-21 : ~11,000 mi
- flashed CPU using Superchips 1724 programmer - started running 93 octane only
total: $370

2004-11-23 : 10902 mi
- repainted front bumper because it was peeling and red primer was showing through
total: $ 0 [warranty]

2004-11-16 : 10735 mi
- repair leaking brake hydroboost
- rotate tires
total: $22

2004-08-03 : 8052 mi
- oil change
total: $33

2004-03-05 : 3959 mi
- oil change
- maintenance check
total: $40

2003-11-26 : 597 mi
- first oil change
- replace peeling front carpet
total: $ 0 [warranty]

2003-11-21 : ~500 mi
- installed K&N air filter
total: $53

2003-11-? :
- windows tinted
total: $125

2003-11-10? :
- purchased car