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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By waykooljr
Congrats on the new ride! Now move along to the...

Congrats on the new ride! Now move along to the S550 section! :icon_wink:

j/k, looks like a nice ride, enjoy it!! It'll be interesting to see the mods!
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion Yesterday, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By waykooljr
I haven't seen any fiberglass but saw these...

I haven't seen any fiberglass but saw these carbon fiber hoods at CARiD...

http://www.carid.com/2006-ford-mustang-custom-hoods/street-scene-hood-12496378.html
...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By waykooljr
Go for it! You'll get the feel for it soon...

Go for it! You'll get the feel for it soon enough. Clutches are more forgiving these days.

Watch this for some pointers...

How to drive a vehicle with a manual transmission

Good luck!
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 10-17-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By waykooljr
It should also be mentioned that the stock...

It should also be mentioned that the stock springs and struts aren't going to work well with lowering springs, you'll get a bouncy ride. Some go with the stockers but it's recommended to change the...
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 10-17-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By waykooljr
What is meant is to get springs that are for your...

What is meant is to get springs that are for your car as in for a V6.

Looking here 2010-2014 Mustang Springs (http://www.americanmuscle.com/2010-mustang-springs.html)

You can see in the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-17-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By waykooljr
You said it 07BLACKGT! The Weld wheels are...

You said it 07BLACKGT! The Weld wheels are sweetness! Although, they come at a cost!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-15-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By waykooljr
Instead of jacking up at the pumpkin, you could...

Instead of jacking up at the pumpkin, you could jack the car up at the lift points, then place the jack stands just inside in front of the lower control arms.

Like pictured here in option 2...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-14-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By waykooljr
Might want to look into this while your at it... ...

Might want to look into this while your at it...

Front End Parking Assist Sensor (http://www.americanmuscle.com/curb-alert-sensor.html)

:icon_wink:
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-13-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By waykooljr
I replaced the Roush springs with Steeda...

I replaced the Roush springs with Steeda Ultralite springs this weekend. The camber plates were ok so I replaced the stock isolators with the isolators from the GT500 mounts I bought. The noise is...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-10-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By waykooljr
Which throttle body did you replace it with? If...

Which throttle body did you replace it with? If it was any other than the Ford Racing Stock Replacement, I imagine you'd need a tune to go with it.

Possibly was your original throttle body, just...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-09-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By waykooljr
A couple issues that come to mind is the water...

A couple issues that come to mind is the water leak and front suspension noise. Mine has been making noise in the front suspension but I think I've found what's making the noise and I'm in the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-04-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By waykooljr
I pulled the passenger side strut assembly this...

I pulled the passenger side strut assembly this morn and saw this...
...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-02-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,055
Posted By waykooljr
Congrats! Looking forward to doing this to mine...

Congrats! Looking forward to doing this to mine some day!
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-02-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By waykooljr
No I haven't, I'll be sure to check them the next...

No I haven't, I'll be sure to check them the next time I work on it.

Thanks
Eddie
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-02-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By waykooljr
The strut shaft does have flats for holding it...

The strut shaft does have flats for holding it while tightening. I'm familiar with a crows foot wrench but didn't think of that, I used two wrenches like you suggested and the nut didn't budge.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-01-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By waykooljr
I have GT500 strut mounts and camber bolts on the...

I have GT500 strut mounts and camber bolts on the way.

I'm going to pull the struts and check the camber plates to see if there's anything wrong with them. If they look ok, I might try to see if...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 09-25-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By waykooljr
Lookin good! How much is it lowered?

Lookin good! How much is it lowered?
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-25-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By waykooljr
It's definitely in the front end when hitting...

It's definitely in the front end when hitting bumps and sometimes when turning. If the road is particularly rough, it's constant, not loud mind you but just sounds like something is loose.

I...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-24-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By waykooljr
I'll check the torque on the nuts. I didn't...

I'll check the torque on the nuts.

I didn't install mine, so I've never seen what it looks like. I got the thought to look at some install instructions for some CC plates and the GT500 strut...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-24-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By waykooljr
Caster/Camber plates and Strut Mounts

I have Tokico D Specs with Roush Springs and Caster/Camber plates. I picked up the clunking noise in the front end some time after these were installed. I recently installed GT500 lower control arms...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-22-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By waykooljr
Thank you much! I take it the lowest on the...

Thank you much!

I take it the lowest on the GT/CS is at the outer flares, the center looks like it's higher and pretty straight across.

I have 4" at the lowest point in the center and 5" at the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-22-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By waykooljr
Are those the springs your car is on in your sig...

Are those the springs your car is on in your sig pic? It looks higher and is actually what got me to thinking I'd be better off with the GT/CS bumper.

Thanks
Eddie
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-22-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By waykooljr
Lowered with GT/CS bumper clearance

I got a question for those that are lowered with a GT/CS front bumper. How much clearance do you have?

My car is lowered with Roush springs and I have a Cervini's front bumper. Scraping tends to...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-18-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,294
Posted By waykooljr
Doesn't Ford send out surveys to owners when they...

Doesn't Ford send out surveys to owners when they take their vehicles in for service? or is it just something dealerships can choose to do?

I bought an F150 in 2013, I got a survey by email after...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,294
Posted By waykooljr
About the only thing you can do is wait whenever...

About the only thing you can do is wait whenever you take your car to a shop and do the test drives but then we all don't have that luxury. I hate leaving my car for anything, always think they'll...
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