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Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 01-08-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By scottybaccus
Are you talking about shaving the drip rails? ...

Are you talking about shaving the drip rails?
If so, that isn't a pinch weld. It keeps water out of the side glass when sitting still. It might look pretty, but it isn't a great idea for daily...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-03-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,684
Posted By scottybaccus
I am happy to report that I have no ill tire wear...

I am happy to report that I have no ill tire wear at 14k, having installed my springs at 2500 with no changes to alignment or additional parts. My panhard bar was fine, measuring the tire to "frame"...
Forum: Off Topic 12-25-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4,196
Views: 93,013
Posted By scottybaccus
Those of you in favor of more Federal involvment...

Those of you in favor of more Federal involvment in management of our constitutional rights need to tell me something.

Tell me one thing that the U.S. government has ever done with exceptional...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-24-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By scottybaccus
Not unexpected. There just weren't enough...

Not unexpected. There just weren't enough verifiable issues to substantiate a singular design or manufacturing concern.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-21-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By scottybaccus
You are getting tagged by the traction control. ...

You are getting tagged by the traction control.

I regularly, especially on damp pavement or with sand and trash on the road, feel the car shudder as the limited slip scoots the rear sideways just...
Forum: Off Topic 12-20-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4,196
Views: 93,013
Posted By scottybaccus
Without probable cause, your suggested actions...

Without probable cause, your suggested actions are illegal.

Lawful carry, even if some find it surprising, does not constitute probable cause. The point of their behavior is to call attention to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-17-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,628
Posted By scottybaccus
You can make turn pads with a couple of pieces...

You can make turn pads with a couple of pieces of sheetmetal with a little oil under them.
Forum: Detailing 12-17-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By scottybaccus
Tar and bug remover or kerosene. I need to...

Tar and bug remover or kerosene.
I need to clean mine up, too. :(
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-16-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,843
Posted By scottybaccus
That means your compressor is failing and...

That means your compressor is failing and starting to drag. It's days are numbered.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-16-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,628
Posted By scottybaccus
OK, I'm starting to get a feel for this deal....

OK, I'm starting to get a feel for this deal. Here's my take.

The Ford unibody cars have particular dimensions for aligning the lower control arm to the body. This is measured from the grease zert...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-16-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,077
Posted By scottybaccus
Which is preferable comes down to usage. The...

Which is preferable comes down to usage.

The 1970 Boss 302 cars raced by Bud Moore's guys (Parnelli Jones & George Folmer to name a couple) used leafs with a panhard bar. Cheap, light weight and...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-15-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,077
Posted By scottybaccus
I just finished a truck-arm system in my buddy's...

I just finished a truck-arm system in my buddy's '67. He's pretty stoked.
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/media/set/?set=a.10150286261394538.342032.743994537&type=3
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Forum: Off Topic 12-15-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By scottybaccus
Not interested. E85 is a government subsidised...

Not interested. E85 is a government subsidised fuel that doesn't stand on it's own in the marketplace. Increased demand on E85 means increased demand for tax dollars to pay farmers to raise the corn....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-15-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By scottybaccus
Unless it has the Brembo brakes, yo could pick up...

Unless it has the Brembo brakes, yo could pick up a set of 17" rims from the base V6. Then you could put whatever tire on it you want.

With the Brembo brakes, you must use 18" or larger.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-15-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,843
Posted By scottybaccus
It's probably the a/c compressor failing. As...

It's probably the a/c compressor failing. As internal drag increases, the belt slips more. It's not the clutch, as indicated by going quiet when you turn off the a/c.

If it is squealing without...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 12-15-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,945
Posted By scottybaccus
The mileage is directly related to the fun you...

The mileage is directly related to the fun you are having with your new car! Ok, yes, there is some seating of the rings that improves things, but you also have to take into account that the EPA fuel...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-13-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,616
Posted By scottybaccus
the ones that connect the front to the back... ...

the ones that connect the front to the back...

Sorry, weld in is most effective. Aside from that, look at the different offerings and how they are packaged. Some hang down less than others. Some...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-13-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By scottybaccus
Actual production will end in March, though that...

Actual production will end in March, though that will probably be mopping up cars already sold. I bout an '11 in late April, but it was a real trick to search out what i wanted in Texas and then get...
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 12-12-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,768
Posted By scottybaccus
My dealer agreed to code the new ratio for $70. ...

My dealer agreed to code the new ratio for $70.
I picked up a set of new take out OE Ford 3.31 gears from Shelby American for $25. Give them a call.
The parts to install it all were under $40 from...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-12-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,059
Posted By scottybaccus
And the weather strip on both sides of the...

And the weather strip on both sides of the glass....
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 12-12-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,596
Posted By scottybaccus
Running a CAI without a tune can increase...

Running a CAI without a tune can increase airflow, however, you need to consider WHEN it will increase airflow. If the stock airbox and pipe can flow enough to feed the engine at 6200 rpm, it doesn't...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-12-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By scottybaccus
I'll make you a deal. You buy two 2.5" Dynomax...

I'll make you a deal. You buy two 2.5" Dynomax Super Turbos and I'll buy them from you if you don't like them.

I have put several sets on cars to replace Flowmasters and every owner has been...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-12-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,666
Posted By scottybaccus
Worst case, the bearing could sieze and damage...

Worst case, the bearing could sieze and damage your pressure plate and/or input shaft. It isn't worth the risk and you now know why it's SOP to change the pilot and throwout bearings with the clutch....
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 12-12-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By scottybaccus
Use your windshield as a reference. Have a couple...

Use your windshield as a reference. Have a couple of friends help you hold it in the opening and check the gap all around. It should be enough to handle the thickness of the gasket where it separates...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 12-10-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,956
Posted By scottybaccus
Higher ratios can be brutal on the crush sleeve....

Higher ratios can be brutal on the crush sleeve. I would presume he used a new one when he set up the gears, but he probably only retightened the pinion the second time. That's a bozo no-no.

Have...
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