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Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-23-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,502
Posted By MrSandman
And that brings us full circle. Running 87, 89,...

And that brings us full circle. Running 87, 89, 91, 93...all the same regarding safety. The engine/computer adjusts. Best performance...93. If you can find ethanol-free 93 octane, you'll get better...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-22-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By MrSandman
Mine has always done it.. im not convinced it is...

Mine has always done it.. im not convinced it is coming from the engine.. go back and forth between thinking it is the transmission or engine.. Either way.. this car likes to be warmed up a bit, and...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 06-17-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,244
Posted By MrSandman
I'm not sure those numbers are anything but...

I'm not sure those numbers are anything but marketing. My 2011 (stock) put down 389 to the wheels.. same day a few 13's were putting down 370s. Out of the 2011-13's that ran that day, I put down the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,592
Posted By MrSandman
There is a big difference between the stock all...

There is a big difference between the stock all season Pirelli's.. and the summer only Pirelli's that come with the brembo/track pack.. BIG difference. Please specify which ones you have.

15-20...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-27-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By MrSandman
Very cool. Ive heard the iPad fits perfectly over...

Very cool. Ive heard the iPad fits perfectly over the center console/stereo area in 07-09 mustangs. With synch, you could use it to control everything.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-24-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By MrSandman
The stock air box can pull in more air than can...

The stock air box can pull in more air than can pass through the throttle body. It is overbuilt for a change. The Boss needs more air...and it has the exact same air box as a base GT. That should...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-24-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By MrSandman
I would get the best you can. The track pack.....

I would get the best you can. The track pack.. necessary or not... has better parts. The rear end.. again, may be overkill... is a nice upgrade. I have sat in the recaros.. and loved them. My premium...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-24-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By MrSandman
Hope this is ok to post here.. but it is what I...

Hope this is ok to post here.. but it is what I printed out before I did my rear brakes.

http://forums.themustangsource.com/f800/diy-brake-rotor-pad-change-brembo-equipped-5-0-a-501151/


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Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By MrSandman
Your positive (just asking/not arguing)? Is it...

Your positive (just asking/not arguing)? Is it necessary for the rear due to the e-brake?

I just replaced my rear pads and rotors with DBS drilled/slotted, hawk pads.... And it was surprisingly...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-23-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By MrSandman
DO NOT use a c-clamp. You have to use a tool that...

DO NOT use a c-clamp. You have to use a tool that rotates as it compresses. It's $30 on amazon. AM has instructions on their site. There are many tutorials online.
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 05-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,169
Posted By MrSandman
ecoboost 2.3L 305 hp, 300 torque. Pricing at...

ecoboost 2.3L 305 hp, 300 torque. Pricing at $24,425, V-6, $25995 ecoboost 2.3L, and $32925 for gt 5.0
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-19-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By MrSandman
Another reason for the 500.. it is very likely...

Another reason for the 500.. it is very likely that a used 500 has been babied. A CS.. that's an "every mans car".. and more likely to be driven like you should drive a mustang..
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-18-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By MrSandman
He probably had an extra set for that...

He probably had an extra set for that side..because he ran into the same issue. Just a guess.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,463
Posted By MrSandman
On behalf of the OP, thank you, sir, for your...

On behalf of the OP, thank you, sir, for your input. I'm sure that is the type of answer he was looking for.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-12-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,696
Posted By MrSandman
Me.. id be super paranoid with the idea that that...

Me.. id be super paranoid with the idea that that car drove around with only 3-4 QTs.. out of 8.. for.. how long??? If the dealership didnt do it.. (if they did.. that is messsssed up)... then,...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-12-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,463
Posted By MrSandman
+1 on the Kahr. I have a PM9. OP, is the Glock a...

+1 on the Kahr. I have a PM9. OP, is the Glock a double stack? The Kahr is a single stack, which makes it thin. Your only choice may be to slide it forward or back a bit, but that can get...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-08-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,134
Posted By MrSandman
Glad you got it sorted out. Do you have a local...

Glad you got it sorted out. Do you have a local mustang forum? That's where I found my guy. After letting Dobbs molest my car..and insisting the wheels were balanced, I posted in my local forum. One...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-07-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,134
Posted By MrSandman
How many weights did they have to use to balance...

How many weights did they have to use to balance the wheels? I had a similar issue.... took it to a Dobbs and the dude packed a ton of weights (double stacked) on 2 of the wheels. He said they were...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-07-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By MrSandman
From the factory, the new 5.0 has a nice hint of...

From the factory, the new 5.0 has a nice hint of lope already. It really comes out when you upgrade from the nearly silent stock exhaust. If you let the car idle and just sit down next to one of the...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-02-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By MrSandman
Manual with 3.73s..and want more?! It should be a...

Manual with 3.73s..and want more?! It should be a beast already! That said, I'm guessing you are noticing the spongy feeling below 3500 rpm.

Have you turned traction control off? If not, try it...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-01-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By MrSandman
Sound is vibration.. drone is the result of your...

Sound is vibration.. drone is the result of your exhaust.. and the attached car, effectively acting like a tuning fork. Padding, etc, cant get rid of it. It may change it a little... but it is still...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-02-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By MrSandman
look again. I think it is as simple as cycling...

look again. I think it is as simple as cycling through display to oil life.. then holding down reset.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-20-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By MrSandman
Did the paperwork say Track Pack or BBP? If it...

Did the paperwork say Track Pack or BBP? If it says track pack.. that's what they owe you.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-20-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By MrSandman
If your car was overheating.. shouldnt the shop...

If your car was overheating.. shouldnt the shop have at least looked into the thermostat? I mean, its a super cheap part.. usually a common point of failure.. and takes 10 min for a shop to swap out....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,283
Posted By MrSandman
There is no difference between the 11-12 and...

There is no difference between the 11-12 and 13-14 in power. It's marketing.. Ford underrated the power in 11-12 and "corrected" the numbers in 13, AKA.. marketing. If you look around the forums.....
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