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Search: Posts Made By: jimkr
Forum: North East 09-06-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10,841
Views: 360,866
Posted By jimkr
Well, for starters, is there a local shop that...

Well, for starters, is there a local shop that specializes in performance tuning Mustangs, maybe a dyno? Is there a local shop that sells performance parts, other than the national chains? Has anyone...
Forum: North East 09-04-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10,841
Views: 360,866
Posted By jimkr
Looking for info...

Would like to find someone in the Albany area who has a late model modded Mustang that can give me some pointers on various mods...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 09-02-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By jimkr
Hey Dan, thanks for the reply! I spoke with Ryan...

Hey Dan, thanks for the reply! I spoke with Ryan last week, and he's going to send me an updated tune, and we'll see if that takes care of the problem. He did mention that we may have to go the data...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 09-01-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By jimkr
I've been pretty happy with BAMA since I've been...

I've been pretty happy with BAMA since I've been using their tunes. I think part of the appeal is the fact that you can get tunes for your car via e-mail fairly quickly, as long as the tunes perform...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-31-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By jimkr
Data Log/Bama Tune question

I'm presently waiting for an updated tune from the folks at BAMA to hopefully take care of my p0133 and p0153 codes. The question I would like to pose is this. I recorded a data log this past week of...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-22-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By jimkr
OK, I'm back from vacation, and I loaded up the...

OK, I'm back from vacation, and I loaded up the street emissions tune, and all seems good. Car runs well, and no cel. Now I'll be able to pass the yearly inspection. So THAT problem is solved....
Forum: New York Regional Chapter 08-21-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,461
Posted By jimkr
Jim here, in Clifton Park, New York. 2010 Mustang...

Jim here, in Clifton Park, New York. 2010 Mustang GT. While I'm here, anyone know of a local "speed shop" where they do custom tunes/dyno tunes?
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-15-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By jimkr
Thanks for the responses. I've been hoping that...

Thanks for the responses. I've been hoping that someone with the same setup would chime in. I was wondering if I was the only one with this particular problem, and if not, what has been done to...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-11-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By jimkr
I will update as time goes on. I did speak with...

I will update as time goes on. I did speak with the folks at BAMA, and was told it may take a couple of tries, but high flow catts for the most part just don't have enough "catalyst" material to...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-10-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By jimkr
BBK Long tubes/stock catted h-pipe

A little over a month ago I had BBK long tube headers and catted x-pipe installed on my 2010 GT. Car runs great, very happy with the setup. However after doing some research (after the fact), I have...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-10-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By jimkr
My understanding is yes, an exhaust leak can...

My understanding is yes, an exhaust leak can cause a problem for the emissions system. It throws off the monitors examining the exhaust flow. I would imagine it would depend on how much of a leak you...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-04-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By jimkr
The car ran fine, no problems there, and it never...

The car ran fine, no problems there, and it never threw a CEL But when I checked to make sure all of the monitors ran with no problem, I had a load of stored codes, such as "com link failure,...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-04-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By jimkr
Definetly flash back to stock before reverting to...

Definetly flash back to stock before reverting to the street tune! I reflashed my ECM, without returning it to stock and all sorts of codes were being thrown. When I flashed stock, then reflashed to...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-04-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By jimkr
RedFire, in your post you mentioned that all of...

RedFire, in your post you mentioned that all of your monitors finally ran after 900 miles?! Is that the case? Just curious to see if I should just let my tune run that long and see if it does...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-04-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By jimkr
Okay, I made a phone call this morning, and all I...

Okay, I made a phone call this morning, and all I can say is "duh" on my part...in short, the RACE tune is just that, a RACE tune, meant only for the track. The street tune will pass all of the...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-04-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By jimkr
Thanks for the info! This code does not trigger...

Thanks for the info! This code does not trigger the CEL, nor does it affect the car's performance. I've read the Ford drive cycle steps, and performed the HEGO several times, thinking that the HEGO...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-03-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By jimkr
Ugh, ANOTHER p1000 code

Before we all do the collective "sigh"...hold on...lol. 2010 4.6 gt. Airaid CAI, bbk long tube headers, CATTED xpipe. Kept cats for state inspection purposes. Bama tune. Needed a re-tune for obd...
Forum: North East 07-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10,841
Views: 360,866
Posted By jimkr
Thanks for the welcome! Been out of the car game...

Thanks for the welcome! Been out of the car game for a long time, but getting back into it with the purchase of my 2010 GT (mid-life crisis toy). Would love to get together with other Mustang...
Forum: North East 07-12-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10,841
Views: 360,866
Posted By jimkr
Clifton Park here. I'm guessing that's close...

Clifton Park here. I'm guessing that's close enough to Albany...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-11-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By jimkr
Hey Derf00, just curious don't know how long...

Hey Derf00, just curious don't know how long you've had your GT, how many miles do you have on it? And have you had any trouble with the tranny? That's the only part of my GT that I'm concerned...
Forum: Off Topic 07-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 950
Posted By jimkr
Sorry Cristoff, PUBLIC APOLOGY...I should NOT...

Sorry Cristoff, PUBLIC APOLOGY...I should NOT have said "all". Got carried away. I have had a few bad experiences dealing in buying cars, partly because i was/am naive. Again, sorry for the wildly...
Forum: Off Topic 07-11-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 950
Posted By jimkr
And Nuke, you're right. I, like most people, hate...

And Nuke, you're right. I, like most people, hate dealing with car salesmen. They all have some kind of "attitude" like everyone who walks in is a schmuck. But you have to be willing to get up from...
Forum: Off Topic 07-11-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 950
Posted By jimkr
I can't say for sure, but when i traded in my 07...

I can't say for sure, but when i traded in my 07 v6 mustang (very basic model) with 98,000 miles, I was under water between its value and what I owed. Even so, the dealer managed "to work something...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-11-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By jimkr
Part of the problem with over revving an engine...

Part of the problem with over revving an engine is valve float. Back in the 70s when manufacturers were lowering the compression ratios to 8:1 or less, valve float wasn't as much of a concern due to...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-11-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By jimkr
I believe that the stock setting is the "safest"...

I believe that the stock setting is the "safest" setting. It's when you start adding mods that you would want/need to change the rev limiter. If you purchase a tune for a specific mod, the tuner will...
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