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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 04-26-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,878
Posted By ummduh
I think you'd be more shocked at how much cheaper...

I think you'd be more shocked at how much cheaper the insurance is on a Mustang. I was getting quoted 3x what I am paying now for Evo's and WRX's.

Was 28 married with kids and a spotless record at...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-26-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By ummduh
Still happy with the yoko yk580's. They grip like...

Still happy with the yoko yk580's. They grip like mad wet or dry, seem to be wearing well despite my best efforts to burn them off, and are very quiet.

I've got about 2k miles on them so far. I...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-20-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,925
Posted By ummduh
well if the master went dry you're going to need...

well if the master went dry you're going to need to bench bleed it to get the air out. it is usually nearly impossible to get that air out without bench bleeding. then you'll have to rebleed the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-19-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By ummduh
they're OE rims. but thanks for the heads up...

they're OE rims.

but thanks for the heads up on aftermarket rims, they are on the eventual upgrade agenda.

btw, Yokohama YK580 tires are pretty bad ass so far. well see how they wear but i...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-15-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 12,283
Posted By ummduh
I'm the opposite from the OP, after a long days...

I'm the opposite from the OP, after a long days hard work I can't wait to drive my car regardless of the traffic with a manual. the first three letters are man, after all!

but really, automatic...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-11-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By ummduh
Well, found the cause, almost certainly. 3 of my...

Well, found the cause, almost certainly. 3 of my tires are like freakin oval. Belts must be separating. I couldn't see it looking from the side on the car, but on the balancer it's BAD. The machine...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-11-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By ummduh
I'm headed to a buddy's shop in the morning to...

I'm headed to a buddy's shop in the morning to balance the tires and check for trueness and runout. I'll ask his opinion of the bearings while I am there if he's not slammed. I've checked everything...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-07-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By ummduh
Thanks! I may know a guy I can use his...

Thanks!


I may know a guy I can use his balancer... Been a while since I called him up though!
I did spend a couple summers as a teen as a tire guy for Goodyear. I got the basics down. This is...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-07-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By ummduh
Yea I sighted them in both directions. They...

Yea I sighted them in both directions. They appear tru by sight. Id say the shake is and up and down feeling more than a side to side feeling.

As much as i want to, I really don't have the cash...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-07-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By ummduh
:icon_cold: I don't know, I've only had the...

:icon_cold:

I don't know, I've only had the car 2 weeks now. They appear (hermes that word again) perfect by sight. I already rotated front to back, I'll try left to right next.

There is 1 I...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-07-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By ummduh
They are brand new. But they are the original p...

They are brand new. But they are the original p zero nero a/s's.

I also checked for a bent rim by sight and they "appear" straight to me.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-06-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By ummduh
Camera= camber. Forgot to mention I rotated...

Camera= camber.

Forgot to mention I rotated the tires front to rear and initially it helped a bit on straight sections, but it is just as bad in curves. Was thinking tire balance, but it being so...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-06-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By ummduh
front end shake...

Just bought an 05 gt. It has new oe perellis on it. Alignment was not good so I had it aligned. Toe was .33" total, now is set at .1 per side .2 total. I think camera came in at -1.6 and -1.7, don't...
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