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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 04-10-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,819
Posted By eolson
For 100,000 miles I'd offer $11,000(at sea level)...

For 100,000 miles I'd offer $11,000(at sea level) and no more.

You'll have your hands full getting the next shop to determine what you could do from here. Erik
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-10-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,714
Posted By eolson
The whole point is with the lower compression...

The whole point is with the lower compression engine with the 4.6, back in the day Supercharging was so much cheaper. I ordered my 2006 with premium package interior minus sub woofer for a total of...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-10-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,718
Posted By eolson
A 305 on a 10" rim off set 45mm is perfectly...

A 305 on a 10" rim off set 45mm is perfectly flush with the fender. Erik
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-02-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,306
Posted By eolson
Ordered my 06 GT Premium Package from Ford just...

Ordered my 06 GT Premium Package from Ford just the way i wanted it in early Sept. 2005, and picked it up in LA on Nov.5th 2005.

After 2 months I took it to the orange county Saleen factory plant...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-30-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By eolson
In my experience, the initial mods that made the...

In my experience, the initial mods that made the car at a whole new level were springs, shocks/struts, the swaybars and after that the watts link for bumps for mid corner bumps, because the car is no...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-25-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,486
Posted By eolson
Thanks for the post Jim5.0, I am hoping for a...

Thanks for the post Jim5.0, I am hoping for a reversal from Ford to a priority of handling with the next Mustang, I can only hope, Erik
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-23-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,486
Posted By eolson
Although, if you add the cost of Steeda Comp...

Although, if you add the cost of Steeda Comp springs, the Koni sport adjustable dampers, 3 way adjustable front and rear sway bars, a watts link, adjustable caster/camber, a g-trac bar, a shock tower...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-19-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,783
Posted By eolson
Andy1386, Isn't the whole point that a "Track...

Andy1386, Isn't the whole point that a "Track Pack" would imply that the driver would be willing to have a stiffer suspension and chassis, the improved springs, shocks, sway bars, adjustable...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-14-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,783
Posted By eolson
Actually JiM, the Pumpkin roll center watts link...

Actually JiM, the Pumpkin roll center watts link designs such as my Techco and the Whiteline adjustable roll center design are lighter than fords heavy stamped pig iron bar and brace. When I held my...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-09-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,783
Posted By eolson
To bad Ford can't seem to want to put a watts...

To bad Ford can't seem to want to put a watts link and 285/40/18 sticky rubber all around on their track pack cars. Then the 1LE would be bested I'd hope. Erik
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-04-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,486
Posted By eolson
My frustration now days is that I have enjoyed my...

My frustration now days is that I have enjoyed my car very much, and willingly put added chassis stiffening and braces on my car. That stuff is all installed properly, some welded, and in an additive...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-04-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,898
Posted By eolson
Frankly, even when you accept the Mustang being...

Frankly, even when you accept the Mustang being more of a squirrely track car, harder to drive or predict, that's one thing. Without providing the advantage of the wider better rubber, and a more...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-02-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,898
Posted By eolson
Thanks UrS4, I wish I were beating up on every...

Thanks UrS4, I wish I were beating up on every Camaro SS 1LE, but the weather here in the Detroit area has been like living in Greenland for a month. Overcast, just enough flurries daily and wet...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-02-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,898
Posted By eolson
I was wondering if 9.5x18's with 40mm offset...

I was wondering if 9.5x18's with 40mm offset would fit 285/40/18's. I think that combo would be exactly flush with the top of the wheel fender. Would they rub on the inside?

I'm so sick of knowing...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-25-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,486
Posted By eolson
Thanks Norm. I assuming that if translated...

Thanks Norm. I assuming that if translated properly, Ford could actually put much lighter wheels on the track pack, much better sticky tires, much better shocks, springs, sway bars, what else???
...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-20-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,486
Posted By eolson
There was a thread I started complaining about...

There was a thread I started complaining about the exact same thing from the article in MT.

Ford's track pack does not address the needed problem solving for the Mustang GT nearly as well as Chevy...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-13-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,848
Posted By eolson
That's the whole point, simply fitting out the...

That's the whole point, simply fitting out the Mustang GT properly with commonly available aftermarket items, to have the car reasonably reach it's maximum potential, just as Chevy has done to the ...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-12-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,848
Posted By eolson
That would be a dream, to actually see a basic...

That would be a dream, to actually see a basic budget of bolt ons that would still be less added to the cost of a Mustang GT than the total cost of many of the cars that come with all the goodies...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-11-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,848
Posted By eolson
I'm happy to live with my live axel even on the...

I'm happy to live with my live axel even on the street with my fit out suspension, chassis stiffening and Watts Link. It's just painful to see these magazines set up the Mustang over and over again...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-11-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,848
Posted By eolson
Thanks for the link Jayyvee. I really like the...

Thanks for the link Jayyvee. I really like the Mustang's flexible range for different folks, but I couldn't agree more about the IRS. This car's main nemesis is it's own Solid rear axel when turning...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-11-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,848
Posted By eolson
MT Mag 2013 Mustang vs Camaro SS 1LE

How sick am I of having Ford have under performing options for tires and wheels available for this platform????

Ford's had plenty of time to figure out the best combo of suspension parts, chassis...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-11-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,616
Posted By eolson
Great advice above for the track. I was...

Great advice above for the track.

I was recommending the Watts Link for more planted rear grip in real street corners with bumps and uneven surfaces. Erik
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-06-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,783
Posted By eolson
My Techco Watts link is still working fine with...

My Techco Watts link is still working fine with pumpkin roll center design and bolt. Now after getting the Whiteline 4 point brace up front, the car corners with no roll whatsoever, but I think my...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-05-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,342
Posted By eolson
My stock wheels were the 06' 8.5x18 bullits, and...

My stock wheels were the 06' 8.5x18 bullits, and I put the max size of of 255/45/18 summer Goodyear F1 eagles on them, and being Supercharged to 435HP, they power gripped great and cornered great...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-04-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,616
Posted By eolson
Agreed, Sam will educate you on what items do...

Agreed, Sam will educate you on what items do what and their combinations to not waste time.

I recommend the watts link because after I got my Saleen springs, shocks, and sway bars, the only other...
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