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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-02-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By darksky1984
Watch this video and it will give you some really...

Watch this video and it will give you some really great tips on how to buy a car from a dealership.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLre5s2Yf9o
Forum: S197 Handling Section 08-01-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By darksky1984
This is something else that Terry said about the...

This is something else that Terry said about the -CA unit. "Rumor is that the Ford engineers didn't want people putting these in their street cars, so they made all of the warning lights come on and...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-31-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By darksky1984
Terry said this about it: "The "M-2353-CA" module...

Terry said this about it: "The "M-2353-CA" module (shown above) is the Ford Racing ABS/TC unit we will be testing at USCA this weekend and at TWS at the end of this month on our Time Trial car. Yes,...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-30-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By darksky1984
Yes, mine was totally off.

Yes, mine was totally off.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-24-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By darksky1984
Alex, thanks for the quick response and help....

Alex, thanks for the quick response and help. I'll be in touch with you guys tomorrow about this. Hopefully this solves the problem.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-22-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By darksky1984
I do completely turn off advance track every...

I do completely turn off advance track every time. The issue has never occurred during an auto-x but only happens during road races. It has happened both times when I'm coming out of a long sweeping...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-21-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By darksky1984
Traction Control/ Advance Track Issue

Back Story: So a while back during a time trial race my car decided that it wanted to turn the traction control on during my race which almost caused me to lose control at that point. When I race my...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-25-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By darksky1984
If you want a racing seat just buy one fixed back...

If you want a racing seat just buy one fixed back racing seat and swap it in before you race your car. It's just four bolts and unplugging two wires. It takes ten mins. That's what I do. I love my...
Forum: Want To Buy Ads 05-20-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By darksky1984
I found one at a local salvage yard. An Admin can...

I found one at a local salvage yard. An Admin can take this post down.
Forum: Want To Buy Ads 05-16-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By darksky1984
WTB 2011+ Mustang seat belt buckle

I'm looking to buy a driver's or passenger's side seat belt buckle for a 2011 plus mustang. It looks like this: ...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By darksky1984
I picked up my trailer and then my car from the...

I picked up my trailer and then my car from the dealership. The trailer pulls great and is very easy to control. Thanks for the helpful advice gents....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-15-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By darksky1984
slickman: thanks for the link but the shipping...

slickman: thanks for the link but the shipping would out weigh the initial cost savings. I just bought an 18' trailer with a dove tail. I'll post up a picture tomorrow when I load my car onto it for...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-13-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By darksky1984
I got a top hat 16' trailer priced at $2400 with...

I got a top hat 16' trailer priced at $2400 with a two year warranty. I'm not sure how much more the 18' trailer would be so if the price is a lot more I might just stick with the 16' since it would...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By darksky1984
I will be using the trailer for moving every few...

I will be using the trailer for moving every few years and for track days every month. Slickman and BlindGUYnAR, thanks for the food for thought and pictures. It gives me something to think about.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-13-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By darksky1984
Car Trailer Size

Iím looking at getting a car hauler for my mustang. The mustang is roughly 16ft long so how long of a trailer should I get? Iím looking at a 16ft trailer with a 2ft dove tail at the end. Will that...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-10-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,106
Posted By darksky1984
The 35's will lower your car some which can only...

The 35's will lower your car some which can only help with the handling. Also, it will help prevent them from any possible rubbing on your fenders. The wheel offset helps with that but having a...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 04-30-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By darksky1984
As the other said above. The engine is broken in...

As the other said above. The engine is broken in from the factory. All you have to break in is the cluch for a standard transmission, and bed in the brakes.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-14-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By darksky1984
You can run 295s with a 42 offset on 18x10 rims...

You can run 295s with a 42 offset on 18x10 rims and probably still not rub. But to be safe I'd run a 3mm spacer up front.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-07-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By darksky1984
If you are driving to the track on them I...

If you are driving to the track on them I recommend a street tire over a R-compound tire. The Direzza ZII and Rivals are great street tires that offer good track performance as well. For the 18x9...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-10-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By darksky1984
If you want to buy some 18x10 wheels that you...

If you want to buy some 18x10 wheels that you know will fit big tires on a road course try looking at these. http://www.vorshlag.com/index.php?cPath=141_142_268

I bought the Forgestar 18x10 and am...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-03-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By darksky1984
That is a good point. I'm running the Dunlop...

That is a good point. I'm running the Dunlop Direzza ZII's this year. For the last two seasons I ran the Yokohama ADVAN Neova AD08. So both were extreme summer tires.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-02-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By darksky1984
So I did some research on the SCCA forums and...

So I did some research on the SCCA forums and found that some people are running 42psi front and 36 psi rear. When I tried the pressures I found out that the front psi was way too high. I had major...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-28-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By darksky1984
Tire Pressure Question

So I used to run on 265/40R18 tires for autocross, but I've made the jump to 285/30R18 this year. The pressures that I ran for racing on the smaller tires were 36 psi front, 34 psi rear. I found...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-12-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,501
Posted By darksky1984
I agree, I would never crawl under a car unless...

I agree, I would never crawl under a car unless it is on jack stands and the wheels are blocked no matter how good a said jack is. I knew a guy who was killed when his mustang rolled back when it was...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-10-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,501
Posted By darksky1984
I have a low profile jack and I still have to use...

I have a low profile jack and I still have to use boards to jack up the car. There isn't any shame in using boards to jack up a car.
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