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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-13-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Ricardo
I run a Alpine MRD-1000 and MRP-250 and have both...

I run a Alpine MRD-1000 and MRP-250 and have both grounded just fine on a 4 gauge ground with a ring terminal on the end. Sand the paint off down to bare metal on the trunk floor and use a good sheet...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 07-13-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By Ricardo
HIDs kits in halogen reflectors actually give you...

HIDs kits in halogen reflectors actually give you a worse beam pattern, the arc is in a completely different spot than a halogen bulb, the return wire shadow is most likely in your field of vision,...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-03-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Ricardo
The hotrods give less vacuum. My car does it too....

The hotrods give less vacuum. My car does it too. From what I've read across forums, all 3V cars with aggressive cams do it too. As soon as the engine shuts off, the brake pedal is useless. You just...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-29-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Ricardo
Running hotrods here and zero issues. Wait...my...

Running hotrods here and zero issues. Wait...my car has no cats. lol
Forum: Forum Issues and Feedback 06-29-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By Ricardo
In Memory Of forum

Trying to post in the "In Memory Of" section about the passing of a fellow MF'er and the damn mod won't answer the PM or approve my post. It's been a week already!!!! If he's not going to do his...
Forum: In Memory Of... 06-22-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Ricardo
Godspeed Blacksmoke

Well guys, received word that MF'er Blacksmoke (Matt Connally) passed away yesterday. He was known to be the paranoid one. Always worried about some noise his car was making!

It was what he wanted...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-12-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By Ricardo
Installed Hotrods in my car three weeks ago and...

Installed Hotrods in my car three weeks ago and can verify there are zero drivability issues. It drives exactly as it did before the cams, with the only difference is the sick idle and a better top...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Ricardo
It was 13.2 corrected. Sorry about that! The real...

It was 13.2 corrected. Sorry about that! The real time was 14.4 but we were at 7119 ft D/A at race time.



I don't have the numbers because they're already installed but when you order them...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-01-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Ricardo
Thumbs up FRPP Hotrod cam install success!

Just like the title says.

Loaded the tune and installed the cams and couldn't be happier. Ran a corrected time of 13.2@104mph, with a dismal 60' of 2.286 on street tires (D/A was 7119ft here in...
Forum: AmericanMuscle.com 06-01-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Ricardo
Thanks Dan! Follow up: Loaded the tune,...

Thanks Dan!

Follow up: Loaded the tune, installed the cams myself (so easy it's not even funny), and have been getting looks and compliments everywhere I drive!
Forum: Street/Strip 06-01-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By Ricardo
Thanks for all the advice guys! I'll work on that...

Thanks for all the advice guys! I'll work on that launch and get a set of rear drag wheels/radials also.
Forum: Street/Strip 05-31-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By Ricardo
It pulled hard to 6k but I kept shifting there...

It pulled hard to 6k but I kept shifting there out of habit from before I got the cams in.
Forum: Street/Strip 05-31-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By Ricardo
Yeah it was spinning off the line pretty good and...

Yeah it was spinning off the line pretty good and a little at 2nd. It was tricky because too little throttle and it'd bog down and too much throttle would spin. The guys there were saying with slicks...
Forum: Street/Strip 05-31-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By Ricardo
Drag strip results '07 GT

Edit: Mods can you please move this to the street/strip section? My apologies!

My car was left lane and ran against a stock GT500.
This was with the mods in my sig, stock suspension (67k miles)...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-25-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By Ricardo
Your car is making nice numbers. And you are...

Your car is making nice numbers. And you are setup for boost later on. Are you going to go with boost later or try to bump up compression?
Forum: AmericanMuscle.com 05-25-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Ricardo
American Muscle Customer Service rocks!

Figured I'd take the time to share my positive experience with the guys over at American Muscle customer service.

Received a set of FRPP hotrod cams from AM and after installing the driverside cam...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-09-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,123
Posted By Ricardo
My car made 276/295 with 91 octane tune and...

My car made 276/295 with 91 octane tune and exhaust. You just put down 315. You aren't happy? Demod, sell it all, and go boosted if you're fighting the numbers game.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-02-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Ricardo
Problem solved: There are dash/windshield holders...

Problem solved: There are dash/windshield holders for smartphones and tablets.


OBD-II adaptor and software on a smartphone/tablet is far easier visually and cheaper. As many gauges as can fit on...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-02-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Ricardo
Why do you guys still use these aeroforce gauges?...

Why do you guys still use these aeroforce gauges? Get an OBD-II bluetooth adaptor and run Torque on your phone or tablet. I run Scantool and their software and see all PIDs in real time on my...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-27-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By Ricardo
Awesome! Glad to hear it went successful. I used...

Awesome! Glad to hear it went successful. I used a few of the studs also so don't sweat that, you'll be fine. That mid pipe was a PITA!!! I had to use a sledge hammer and a 10 ft 4x4 timber from the...
Forum: Off Topic 04-24-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,568
Posted By Ricardo
amptor in another thread "btw driving hard isn't...

amptor in another thread "btw driving hard isn't fun at all. it is work, effort.. and it sucks. "

Say whaaaaaaat?!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-17-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By Ricardo
Active duty AF here and buried my own father last...

Active duty AF here and buried my own father last year. He had honor guard and gun salute. I say go for it! There will be a chance to do it. I would ask the family to let the attendees know why you...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,789
Posted By Ricardo
Hey 04Stangman, I discussed your situation with...

Hey 04Stangman, I discussed your situation with the Utah Mustang club and apparently LHM is known to be sketchy and has rubbed a lot of the guys the wrong way. One of the members who owns a '13 GT500...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-17-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,789
Posted By Ricardo
Come over to Utahstangs.org and someone will help...

Come over to Utahstangs.org and someone will help you out.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-14-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 729
Posted By Ricardo
They aren't bad at all. It's like, 2500 RPM @...

They aren't bad at all. It's like, 2500 RPM @ 70-75 mph or something like that. Most 4 cyl cars turn higher that that at those speeds. I drove to Utah from Texas and the only thing that got old was...
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