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Forum: Street/Strip 06-28-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By ski
Nice times! Rev it a little higher while...

Nice times!
Rev it a little higher while slipping the clutch, and you may hit the mid-12's even in this hot, humid weather.
Forum: Street/Strip 03-21-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By ski
Weighing in at only a little over a ton, it...

Weighing in at only a little over a ton, it doesn't take much to get a Shelby A/C Cobra to accelerate like a scalded rabbit. I ran one(kit) with a 427 a few years ago from a 45 mph roll, and he ate...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 02-25-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By ski
Some manufacturers recommend only 1/2 - 3/4 turn...

Some manufacturers recommend only 1/2 - 3/4 turn after the seal makes contact.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 01-12-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,575
Posted By ski
You may also want to try a can of Seafoam in the...

You may also want to try a can of Seafoam in the gas tank. It cleans the injectors, and removes any carbon in the combustion chamber. Worked for me.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-24-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By ski
Check the tire pressures. Some tire dealers over...

Check the tire pressures. Some tire dealers over pressurize them. They should be 32 psi. They can be decreased a few psi to give a slightly softer ride without sacrificing traction.

Check the...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-08-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By ski
Also, an aftermarket tune from one of the...

Also, an aftermarket tune from one of the previously suggested suppliers should greatly reduce any existing throttle lag.
Forum: Street/Strip 09-09-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By ski
Nice wins! Confirms how a lighter car with...

Nice wins!
Confirms how a lighter car with less hp can finish first with only a few strategic performance mods. I bet he was a little butt hurt.
And FWIW, he may have won if he knew how to launch...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-09-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By ski
The same shaking situation also occasionally...

The same shaking situation also occasionally happens to my GT if I give it too little gas and don't engage the clutch just right from a stop. I blame it on a touchy clutch and my lack of...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-31-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By ski
+1 on the CAI/tune suggested by Rocket Ray. It's...

+1 on the CAI/tune suggested by Rocket Ray. It's the best bang-for-the-buck performance mod on these cars.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-29-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,883
Posted By ski
Bought mine in 12/04. Currently is just shy of...

Bought mine in 12/04. Currently is just shy of 34K miles. CAI/tune only mods. Fastest and funnest car I've owned.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-27-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By ski
Something loose inside one of the cats?

Something loose inside one of the cats?
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-27-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By ski
You're welcome. Good luck with the...

You're welcome. Good luck with the repair/replacement.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-26-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By ski
The coolant fan should run whenever the A/C is...

The coolant fan should run whenever the A/C is turned on, regardless of the coolant temperature.
If the fan doesn't run with the A/C on, then one(or more) of the following is bad: fan motor, high...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-26-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By ski
These 4 vids show how to replace stepper motors...

These 4 vids show how to replace stepper motors in the gauge cluster. The 1st 3 vids are a 3-part series. The 4th is a single vid. The stepper motors are available on eBay.

2005 mustang dash...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-21-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,523
Posted By ski
The fan's ground connection may be corroded,...

The fan's ground connection may be corroded, which can cause the fan to intermittently stop running.

If cleaning any corrosion from the fan's ground connection does not solve the problem, then...
Forum: Street/Strip 08-17-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By ski
3 Roll Races With A Newer WRX STI Hatchback

It's rated 305 hp, high 4's from 0-60, and mid-13's in the 1/4. It appeared to have an exhaust mod(single large tailpipe). Couldn't tell if it had any others.
My ride is a manual 05 GT, C&L Street...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-14-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By ski
Possible causes for the fan not running at low...

Possible causes for the fan not running at low speed are a bad relay, burned out resistor, bad/loose electrical connector, or a bad wire.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-12-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By ski
Thanks for the correction. Those doggone decimal...

Thanks for the correction. Those doggone decimal points also have a nasty tendency of moving to the left concerning my investments.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-12-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By ski
Your max 60' time variation is 2.7 sec. That...

Your max 60' time variation is 2.7 sec. That means your max e.t variation should be approx. twice that or 5.4 sec., assuming all else remains the same(shifting rpms, tire spin during shifts, wheel...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-11-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By ski
Two things are evident. Your best time is...

Two things are evident. Your best time is excellent considering the DA. And the variation between your best and worst et's indicates you need more seat time to optimize your launches(rpm, slipping...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-30-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By ski
A CAI/tune adds substantially more power than a...

A CAI/tune adds substantially more power than a tune alone as confirmed in this article.
http://www.mustang50magazine.com/techarticles/m5lp_0601w_cold_air_intake_comparisons/
Forum: Street/Strip 07-23-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 626
Posted By ski
Apparently the spirit moved him the last time you...

Apparently the spirit moved him the last time you crossed paths.
Nice kill BTW.
Forum: Street/Strip 07-23-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 626
Posted By ski
Some of us 65+ year old muscle car fanatics still...

Some of us 65+ year old muscle car fanatics still like to race.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-23-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By ski
See if this helps. 2005 mustang dash cluster...

See if this helps.

2005 mustang dash cluster gauge repair part 1 - YouTube
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-13-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By ski
4.10's for sure.

4.10's for sure.
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