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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-31-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By rebus
No difference between the manual and auto other...

No difference between the manual and auto other than the mounts for the cooler. Most aftermarket radiators come with the trans cooler mounts. GT500 radiators have a larger diameter return hose, other...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-18-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,646
Posted By rebus
Looks like a good deal? Guaranteed by eBay Buyer...

Looks like a good deal? Guaranteed by eBay Buyer Protection, He doesn't say there are more than one of these, I'd buy em if I wanted them!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-26-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By rebus
P0455 signifies a leak somewhere in the...

P0455 signifies a leak somewhere in the Evaporative Emissions System, quite often a gas cap, but the leak could be anywhere in the system. Auto shops use smoke to detect the leak if it's not obvious...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-26-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,328
Posted By rebus
18x9.5 with 255 /45 zr18 will be the correct 27"...

18x9.5 with 255 /45 zr18 will be the correct 27" diameter, and 9.5" is the optimum size for a 255. Unless you have crazy power there is no need for more tire on the rear. Lots of tire choices in this...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-13-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,569
Posted By rebus
They really don't save much weight, maybe 1.5 lbs...

They really don't save much weight, maybe 1.5 lbs per side. You would gain more HP by turning off the air conditioning. However they sound cool, they look nice, and the price was...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-30-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,954
Posted By rebus
Buy a lotto ticket! Steeda Sports are made by two...

Buy a lotto ticket! Steeda Sports are made by two suppliers. Judging by the 016 # on your spring, I'm assuming your sports are the 555-8216 springs. I have the 555-8215 version of the sports, and as...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 04-05-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By rebus
My twin screw supercharged 281 auto with 39lb...

My twin screw supercharged 281 auto with 39lb injectors, GT500 fuel pumps, @ 9psi, gets 28-29 mpg highway at 70 to 75. Short trips in town are anywhere from 13 to 16 mpg. Instant torque that feels...
Forum: Off Topic 04-05-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,817
Posted By rebus
Funny you say that. My wife's 2010 Corolla was...

Funny you say that. My wife's 2010 Corolla was built in Fremont CA. The engine was built in Georgia, and a lot of the parts are sourced from US parts suppliers. It's not what it may seem anymore.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-11-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,458
Posted By rebus
I got tired of the flashing so I installed a...

I got tired of the flashing so I installed a Steeda fascia with lower fog lights in the bumper. Fog lights don't have to be amber, but they do need to be mounted lower than 18" to be truly effective...
Forum: Off Topic 02-24-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By rebus
Mitt Romney drives a 99GTVERT! One of the boys?

He says his wife gave it to him as a gift in 05. I wonder if he hangs out at Mustang forums?
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-17-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,438
Posted By rebus
I switched to the GT500 brakes mainly due to heat...

I switched to the GT500 brakes mainly due to heat checking the stock rotors on my local mountain roads. The 14" rotors are around 6 pounds heavier than stock, effectively giving me a larger heat-sink...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-11-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,759
Posted By rebus
I added a beautiful black anodized 1/2" throttle...

I added a beautiful black anodized 1/2" throttle body spacer at the same time I installed a Saleen series vi. No jest, I experienced a large horsepower and low end torque increase. My friend thinks...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-06-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,648
Posted By rebus
I used the motive bleeder to flush the system and...

I used the motive bleeder to flush the system and it works fine. There is a lot to be said for manual bleeding, you can get a lot more applied pressure with the pedal, and if done properly can't be...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-05-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 11,395
Posted By rebus
Ha ha, I totally understand your point! Given the...

Ha ha, I totally understand your point! Given the same driver skill level, a torque converter conventional automatic Mustang wouldn't be competitive against a manual Mustang on a road course. I was...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-04-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 11,395
Posted By rebus
Son? Not sure how I'm taking everything out of...

Son? Not sure how I'm taking everything out of context? The state of the art in automobiles use "fully automatic" computer controlled shifting and do quite well on a road course including...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-03-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 11,395
Posted By rebus
If you think automatics can't compete on a road...

If you think automatics can't compete on a road course, you may have never heard of the Chaparral. In fact the last Formula One car fitted with a manually shifted gearbox raced in 1995, granted they...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-14-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,542
Posted By rebus
There was a tag that came with mine that had a...

There was a tag that came with mine that had a unique serial number and 800 # for McGard, so an exact replacement could be obtained by calling. As far as getting the broken lock off, an old 12 point...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-07-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,046
Posted By rebus
One good thing about a sleeper is you are less...

One good thing about a sleeper is you are less likely to attract the attention of the authorities. Around here you see highly modified or riced out cars with younger drivers pulled over on the side...
Forum: Saleen, Roush and Boss Mustangs 01-06-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,791
Posted By rebus
What are the safety requirements to run 200 mph...

What are the safety requirements to run 200 mph at the Texas Mile? The Mojave mile requires a cage, fire suppression system, and full racing seat and gear. They just let you take a street car and do...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-06-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,046
Posted By rebus
It's a calculated risk! Do your calculations very...

It's a calculated risk! Do your calculations very carefully. The cops don't seem to care about anybody's reasoning, justifications, or rationalizations If they catch you, (tell it to the judge). Also...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-06-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,046
Posted By rebus
Out in Ontario California they can crush your...

Out in Ontario California they can crush your ride and the judge orders you to watch them crush it! Many years ago I was an eyewitness to a deadly crash involving two cars street racing, and not...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-20-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,399
Posted By rebus
I'm already planning to install a hidden...

I'm already planning to install a hidden compartment in the spare tire well so I can run illegal 5-20w from Arizona!
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-17-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,717
Posted By rebus
Just did the dreaded plug change on my 06 with...

Just did the dreaded plug change on my 06 with 26,000 mi mostly used for short trips between home and work (carbon building kind). I had read in a post that you should run a tank of FI cleaner...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 12-13-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By rebus
The FRPP kit came with new front and rear Ferodo...

The FRPP kit came with new front and rear Ferodo pads. They are supposed to be the stock pads used on the GT500. Don't know if the Brembo package uses the same pad material. In my case I think it's...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 12-09-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By rebus
I retro-fitted the Brembo's on my 06, and yes...

I retro-fitted the Brembo's on my 06, and yes they do squeal under light pressure, and have since day one. Everything was brand new from FRPP, and I followed recommended bedding procedures. One major...
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