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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion Yesterday, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By JFitz
Eh, or just the slightly ****ty 5R55S trans in...

Eh, or just the slightly ****ty 5R55S trans in stock form. Happens. 808 is right, when it gets hot the fluid expands and it purges it. Then it runs hotter from low fluid and.......you buy a new...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,693
Posted By JFitz
I mean, I like'em. 18x10's for me. I like the...

I mean, I like'em. 18x10's for me. I like the chrome from back a bit, glad I got silver from seeing that closeup though.

Not that I dislike chrome. I just want to have a panic attack after every...
Forum: S197 Handling Section Yesterday, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By JFitz
Same. I think a slight drop and a huge tire is...

Same. I think a slight drop and a huge tire is going to be the best everyday driver/looks compromise...
...
Forum: S197 Handling Section Yesterday, 10:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By JFitz
American Muscle's wheels...

So I bought a wheel and tire set from AM about a month ago.
I got Saleen 18x10's in silver front and rear with a 275/40 NT555 mounted. I love the fat look and the wheels look great.

HOWEVER
...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,229
Posted By JFitz
Bought at 93K just rolled over 128K a year and a...

Bought at 93K just rolled over 128K a year and a half later. All is well aside from currently sinking $1400 into suspension parts.
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 08-26-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By JFitz
Yeah, they do. As to the angle, yeah I can...

Yeah, they do. As to the angle, yeah I can understand that but I think that's a matter of preference. They would probably have to be fabricated since I think the look would be best with the 1st tip...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 08-26-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By JFitz
Dual exhaust tip concept

https://31.media.tumblr.com/b6308ed29503a0437a640c2f4aa6bc11/tumblr_naxll9BPHp1r1xe9oo1_r1_400.jpg

This is just me screwing around in photoshop but I think I'd like to get a shop to fab these up...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-15-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By JFitz
There is a TSB on the fuel pumps for the 05-06...

There is a TSB on the fuel pumps for the 05-06 GT's. Air bubble develops under cruising at steady speed. The next time you crack the throttle it cycles that bubble and you lose fuel pressure for a...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-20-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By JFitz
Having just put a rebuilt 5R55 from Jasper in my...

Having just put a rebuilt 5R55 from Jasper in my Vert, I'll weigh in.

The slip is likely from low line pressure. There are several issues that can crop up in these units from what I've read. Low...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 06-13-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By JFitz
I've been researching this for awhile. I even...

I've been researching this for awhile. I even called Roush directly since they run 18x10 with a 45mm offset, squared on some of their test cars.

The best deals I see are Late Model Restoration's...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-04-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,385
Posted By JFitz
Sounds to me like you "developed" a coolant leak...

Sounds to me like you "developed" a coolant leak and you did as you should. Provided you didn't drive the car for very long once the light came on, I doubt you did any damage. You probably have...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-19-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,407
Posted By JFitz
As someone who just replaced his transmission, I...

As someone who just replaced his transmission, I can definitively say DO NOT change your auto trans fluid after 100k. This will only make any problems worse or make new problems present themselves....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-01-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,958
Posted By JFitz
I expected more flaming in this thread. ...

I expected more flaming in this thread.


I suppose everyone is keeping...cool.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-01-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By JFitz
Your throttle body has some carbon buildup. This...

Your throttle body has some carbon buildup. This is a very common thing with our cars. Very easy to clean. Disconnect the intake tube and the sensor wire that plugs into the throttle body. Then pull...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-17-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By JFitz
If you have a mechanic you trust, ask him what...

If you have a mechanic you trust, ask him what shop he uses for alignments and have them look for the problem. If there is visible difference that is a rather serious alignment issue. If the owner...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By JFitz
So when you eventually get the bug and start...

So when you eventually get the bug and start rebuilding your engine with forged internals, might as well replace the chain guides and chain.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-11-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,401
Posted By JFitz
Late Model Restoration...

Late Model Restoration (http://www.latemodelrestoration.com/products/05-09-Mustang-Weatherstrip-Components) has weather stripping because they know our windows squeak and our convertible tops leak...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-07-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,731
Posted By JFitz
*Waco if you're going to Late Model. Also,...

*Waco if you're going to Late Model.

Also, UrS4. Any problem with tramlining or front suspension wear? I originally wanted your setup but was warned away by people citing those issues.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-06-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By JFitz
Site's up and running for me.

Site's up and running for me.
Forum: Off Topic 01-30-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,329
Posted By JFitz
The last time I heard about vehicular vandalism...

The last time I heard about vehicular vandalism is a couple months back when it was on local news. Two guys talking **** and apparently one had a Cutlass he'd turned into a Donk. Lil' homie decided...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By JFitz
I'm getting the same kit, just 18's instead of...

I'm getting the same kit, just 18's instead of 20's. I'll be dropping after I get these wheels and tires but it looks like 1.4/1.5 inch drop front/back.

If my search-fu is strong enough, I...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-08-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By JFitz
I wonder if Brenspeed could figure out the...

I wonder if Brenspeed could figure out the parameters for the controller...
Forum: Off Topic 01-05-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,537
Posted By JFitz
36k+ /23yrs old. I saved and kept my expenses...

36k+ /23yrs old. I saved and kept my expenses low. Kept full coverage insurance.

I have a strict weekly budget and it allows me to have nice things.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-04-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By JFitz
If 43 fits then 30+ of offset should fit. ...

If 43 fits then 30+ of offset should fit.

...wait.

right?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-04-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,155
Posted By JFitz
It's a hobby that I was into the moment I turned...

It's a hobby that I was into the moment I turned the key in my first Mustang. Granted, my Vert is my DD and I don't think forged internals and an SC are in my near future, but I have my mods. I have...
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