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Forum: Mustangs For Sale 07-27-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,260
Posted By donutsdemise
Price drop: $28,000

Price drop: $28,000
Forum: Mustangs For Sale 06-28-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,260
Posted By donutsdemise
2012 GT, 6MT, Brembo, 800 Miles

Great car, everything I expected it to be. Purchased in January this year. No mods, no issues. Garaged. Retiring early next year and making room in garage and wallet for projects. Located near...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-11-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By donutsdemise
Just the stock 19" summer Pirelli's. They don't...

Just the stock 19" summer Pirelli's. They don't take much effort to spin either.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-11-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By donutsdemise
Any Clutch-Saving Tips for a Pro Solo Event?

Doing my first one this weekend. With 12 runs total plus equal number of tire-warming burnouts if one dares, I was wondering how to approach this w/o toasting the clutch.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-05-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,227
Posted By donutsdemise
I am going to 18"s so no idea re. 19"s, sorry. ...

I am going to 18"s so no idea re. 19"s, sorry. Sam said that direct-fit Koni's for our 2011-on S197 will be available soon so I am going to wait for them.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-03-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,227
Posted By donutsdemise
Ran my first autox since 2007 in my still new to...

Ran my first autox since 2007 in my still new to me 600 miles GT. Made classic mistake of going fast where I needed to go slow (plowing through a down hill off camber 180)

Results below with a...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 03-28-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,653
Posted By donutsdemise
I'm doing my first autocross in my car this...

I'm doing my first autocross in my car this weekend and wondering if when I have AdvanceTrac disabled which disables ESC and TCS, is ABS still on the job?
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-20-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,878
Posted By donutsdemise
^ Where is the 'like' button? :icon_biggrin: ...

^ Where is the 'like' button? :icon_biggrin:

I wonder how early apexing will work in autocross. I'm going to be doing my first season on the stock Pirelli's.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 03-13-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 25,421
Posted By donutsdemise
I'm new to modern engine management and find this...

I'm new to modern engine management and find this interesting. Does that mean they can adjust via programming the fueling and timing on individual cylinders?
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-06-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By donutsdemise
Over-thinking Lowering Spring Install?

After I install lowering springs, should I back off the control arm bolts, bounce the car and then tighten the bolts? Seems to me that the control arm bushings would have an easier life if one did...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-01-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,146
Posted By donutsdemise
But you haz until 5/31 to get the moneyzzz... Eat...

But you haz until 5/31 to get the moneyzzz... Eat more beans or whatever it takes.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-28-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,576
Posted By donutsdemise
Factory Sway Bar Diameters

Wondering if anyone has posted that information. I'm curious as to what's the next size down from my Brembo pkg rear sway bar and on which S197's it came on.

Edit: Found this on another site, for...
Forum: Oil and Oil Related Topics 02-28-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,585
Posted By donutsdemise
Thanks, appreciate the info.

Thanks, appreciate the info.
Forum: Oil and Oil Related Topics 02-27-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,585
Posted By donutsdemise
Well, the votes are tied: one for...

Well, the votes are tied: one for synthetic/mineral blend, one for mineral. With such close results, I am still not sure which use to top off the oil in my 300 mile GT. :confused:

More input,...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 02-07-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,932
Posted By donutsdemise
Nothing to see here other than 270 miles on my...

Nothing to see here other than 270 miles on my October build GT bought early January and usually not driven if the outside temp is below 50. 1st to 2nd shift a bit slow until warmed up but that's...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-07-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,500
Posted By donutsdemise
I was going to ask the same thing re. will the...

I was going to ask the same thing re. will the stock Brembo pkg suspension 'settle' due to what I see as a very '4wd' stance on my car. I guess I will add the Steeda springs to my Koni yellow mod...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-31-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,612
Posted By donutsdemise
Those are hot, I will check out that website.

Those are hot, I will check out that website.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-31-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,612
Posted By donutsdemise
I'm thinking I may go with Bridgestone RE-11's on...

I'm thinking I may go with Bridgestone RE-11's on a set of GT500 18x9.5 (due to my Brembo package) as I figure those summer tires will stand up to DD/long distance/autocross and those wheels being...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-25-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,952
Posted By donutsdemise
Yep, those euro boys must have been kicking back...

Yep, those euro boys must have been kicking back in one of those Amsterdam "coffee shops" when they came up with that. I have never seen anything about breaking in in Koni instructions.

I will...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-24-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,952
Posted By donutsdemise
I heard from some guys in Europe that the Koni...

I heard from some guys in Europe that the Koni yellows should be 'broke in' by running on full soft for a while.

My first mod to my new GT will be the Koni's. I have put them in our DD Volvo V70...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-19-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,227
Posted By donutsdemise
Thanks! I think Vorschlag's red GT also has...

Thanks! I think Vorschlag's red GT also has 3.31's. Tire diameter (18's vs 19's) might vary some between cars.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-19-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,569
Posted By donutsdemise
I have 200 miles on mine and never encountered...

I have 200 miles on mine and never encountered this skip shift BS or saw a message. I must be doing something wrong.. :icon_frown:
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-18-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,227
Posted By donutsdemise
Were you on 19's? I have 3.31 gears and am...

Were you on 19's? I have 3.31 gears and am wondering how the car is going to do with those. Not out to win anything, just learn the car in the stock configuration.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-13-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,227
Posted By donutsdemise
That is good advice re. the first year with my...

That is good advice re. the first year with my new car. I will probably install Koni Yellow Single Adjustables because I have noticed a lack 'o damping with the Brembo package and I usually install...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-12-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,954
Posted By donutsdemise
What if you refinance the loan? Is the cancelled...

What if you refinance the loan? Is the cancelled ESP money on the back end going to be moved up to the 'front end' or how does it affect refinancing?

I know the dealers need to make money what...
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