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Search: Posts Made By: stepqhen
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-30-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,253
Posted By stepqhen
I am wondering if the spring wasn't installed...

I am wondering if the spring wasn't installed correctly, it looks like it may have been installed with the end of the spring sitting up on top and not in the dropped down section. If that was the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-30-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,253
Posted By stepqhen
Something looks off to me. Is there is a rough...

Something looks off to me. Is there is a rough end and a chunk missing where the end of the spring should be as well as the break on the first coil? Does the lower break look old and dirty compared...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 04-25-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,239
Posted By stepqhen
http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i338/stepqhen/...

http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i338/stepqhen/IMG_20130309_154205_178_zps596adbe2.jpg

I got the same panel, but I got the flat black emblem and then painted it to match my side emblems....
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 03-21-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,109
Posted By stepqhen
MGW shifter, no matter what you want to do this...

MGW shifter, no matter what you want to do this will be a plus.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-08-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By stepqhen
The stock sway bar doesn't move freely in the...

The stock sway bar doesn't move freely in the rubber bushing, and it was my understanding that this was a compromise between a stiffer bar and a more compliant ride. Ford lets the rubber act as part...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-02-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By stepqhen
See, now this is the sort of input I am looking...

See, now this is the sort of input I am looking for.
And the Mercedes guys who show up at MIR have some seriously fast cars.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-02-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By stepqhen
Turned 20,000 miles on one of those runs that...

Turned 20,000 miles on one of those runs that day. NT555Rs (305 18s), Traction Control is not the culprit, see video of burnout.
Burnouts+traction control= humiliating fail.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-02-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By stepqhen
I understand the point about moving parts, but...

I understand the point about moving parts, but higher holder power with the smoothness of a daily driver is what is drawing me to them.
And yes, I am sure I was not on the clutch. I got this to...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-02-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By stepqhen
Video of the run in question

Video of the run in question
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-02-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By stepqhen
I can state emphatically that traction control...

I can state emphatically that traction control was completely off, I had completed a solid burnout on my way up to the line. I was running on new 305 NT555Rs. I was walking up the RPMs to find a good...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-02-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By stepqhen
Clutch Opinions?

Anyone want to weigh in on some clutch options? I am thinking twin disk, either AST,or Ram over the McLeod Because they come with a new flywheel inlcuded.The Ram is quite a bit cheaper but I have...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-20-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,741
Posted By stepqhen
http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i338/stepqhen/...

http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i338/stepqhen/IMAG0313.jpg
http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i338/stepqhen/IMAG0323.jpg

This is a 305/40-18 nt555r on 10 inch rims. The springs are Steeda...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 09-17-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,172
Posted By stepqhen
THIS! I would say that perhaps plastidip as...

THIS!

I would say that perhaps plastidip as a proof of conecpt. See if you like the way the color looks, if not clean it back off. If it is then take it to the powder coater and say, make it look...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 03-28-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,926
Posted By stepqhen
Don't want to be a Debbie Downer here, but you...

Don't want to be a Debbie Downer here, but you left the lug nuts on and sprayed over them, I would expect the Plasti Dip to tear and pull as you loosen the nuts unless you have a way to get in there...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-27-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By stepqhen
2011 GT, manual 3.73s. Steeda CAI, Bama 91 tune,...

2011 GT, manual 3.73s. Steeda CAI, Bama 91 tune, axlebacks. suspension setup for AutoX.
2.107 60'
12.603 @ 113.29
on the stock mud and snows.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-20-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 656
Posted By stepqhen
Spacers, how much do I really need?

I just purchased some 18x10 in wheels from American Muscle that I am going to use for autocrossing. I did a test fit and they go on and clear the brakes just fine. I have about 1/4 to 3/8 inch...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 02-28-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,098
Posted By stepqhen
I know this is a little bit of a stale thread,...

I know this is a little bit of a stale thread, but I was wondering what sort of paint people were using for the lines and lettering. I am thinking about leaving my covers stock color and painting the...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 02-22-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,061
Posted By stepqhen
There were two reasons, the first being that...

There were two reasons, the first being that these are pretty wide stripes and running them all the way down was WAY too much stripe, it looked too heavy and didn't mesh well. the second reason was...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 02-22-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,061
Posted By stepqhen
Yes, it was just after Thanksgiving, you could...

Yes, it was just after Thanksgiving, you could feel the heat from the flames in my entry way.
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 02-22-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,061
Posted By stepqhen
http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i338/stepqhen/...

http://i1088.photobucket.com/albums/i338/stepqhen/DSC041441.jpg

Just added the GT/CS front fascia and the Boss 302 splitter this morning. My girlfriend got them for me for my B-Day.
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 02-06-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By stepqhen
I did this last year on my 2011. Here is what I...

I did this last year on my 2011. Here is what I did. Pull the rear fender liner out of the passenger side front wheel well. you will find a nipple shaped grommet there and a pass through from the...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 01-26-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,061
Posted By stepqhen
Thanks, I had thought about painting the...

Thanks, I had thought about painting the calipers, but I went looking around and i really didn't like the looks of the bold color on the standard brakes, the just have an unfinished look to me. So I...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 01-23-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,095
Posted By stepqhen
Makes perfect sense to me. To give you a heads up...

Makes perfect sense to me. To give you a heads up on that pic you posted. It looks like he is running pretty aggressive camber on the fronts and if you notice the bottom sticks out pretty far, and...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 01-23-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,095
Posted By stepqhen
Nope, no cheerios this morning, oatmeal actually,...

Nope, no cheerios this morning, oatmeal actually, and it was quite tasty.

Several people have offered thoughts on offset for you up thread, you didn't like what they had to offer, no problem...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 01-23-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,095
Posted By stepqhen
How condescending can you be? That's an...

How condescending can you be?
That's an awesome way to get people to help you out, you tool.

There are many many people on here with serious knowledge and experience in wheel spacing and...
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