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Forum: S197 Handling Section Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By jRaskell
No longer have to wait and see... 2015...

No longer have to wait and see...

2015 PAX/RTP Index (http://home.comcast.net/~paxrtp/rtp2015.html)

Those are very friendly PAX indexes, especially CAM-C, which is where are Mustangs would be. ...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-19-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By jRaskell
A good video of that would be interesting to see.

A good video of that would be interesting to see.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-18-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By jRaskell
The Dunlops are 285/30, not 40, which get a...

The Dunlops are 285/30, not 40, which get a little short for our cars. They're about an inch shorter than the 285/35 tires out there, over two inches shorter than stock. That decrease in diameter...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-13-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By jRaskell
The ultralites are 195front/175rear, not exactly...

The ultralites are 195front/175rear, not exactly what I would call essentially OE rate (136front/142rear).

I'm running the Hawk HPS pads myself and they work just fine for AutoX use. They do dust...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-12-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By jRaskell
I run my Mustang in STU and my mods are in my...

I run my Mustang in STU and my mods are in my sig.

Question, you say your only options are 3.73 gears and strut tower brace, but then you talk about clearing the Brembo 4 piston calipers. Is that...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-12-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,571
Posted By jRaskell
I really fail to see a valid argument for not...

I really fail to see a valid argument for not properly torquing your lug nuts. Sure, the chance of something failing catastrophically is pretty small, but the cost of such a failure is going to be...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 11-10-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By jRaskell
And a decent set of shocks/struts can be put on...

And a decent set of shocks/struts can be put on the Mustang for not a lot of money or effort.

Even the 'mostly' stock street classes in SCCA autocross allow shock swaps because they know the vast...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-22-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By jRaskell
In all likelihood, it will be the same result. ...

In all likelihood, it will be the same result. The harshness is more a result of the shocks not be adequate to damp the additional springrate of the lowering springs. The end result is you spend...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-05-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By jRaskell
How far out was it? I drove my car for a...

How far out was it?

I drove my car for a couple days after installing lowering springs with almost a quarter inch toe out on both sides (yes, nearly half inch total toe). Didn't really have any...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-04-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By jRaskell
I would never want all Mustangs to sound the...

I would never want all Mustangs to sound the same. Oh how boring that would be.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-04-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By jRaskell
Considering the response you got from Koni was...

Considering the response you got from Koni was basically there's no problem, why would you think they'd fail inspection?

I personally don't see anything clearly wrong with them. The bushings will...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-28-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,362
Posted By jRaskell
Edgar Rice Burroughs was a writer, not a...

Edgar Rice Burroughs was a writer, not a Scientist.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 08-27-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By jRaskell
Do they run wide open throttle right up to...

Do they run wide open throttle right up to redline and bang off the rev limiter for a few seconds? Not really sure what your point is there.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-27-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,775
Posted By jRaskell
+1 for the Drifts as well. -1 for the hood...

+1 for the Drifts as well.

-1 for the hood scoop though. You plan on keeping that?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-27-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,362
Posted By jRaskell
Time has no affect on human bias.

Time has no affect on human bias.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-26-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,362
Posted By jRaskell
People are naturally and innately biased. We...

People are naturally and innately biased. We can't avoid it. Any sort of scientific tests that involves human interaction needs to take certain steps to account for this bias. The most popular and...
Forum: Off Topic 08-26-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 835
Posted By jRaskell
The G35/37 are glorified 350/370 Z's. Nothing...

The G35/37 are glorified 350/370 Z's. Nothing like an Altima at all. Not sure where you even got that idea.

That being said, I'm still with everyone else. If you get rid of the Mustang, you're...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-21-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By jRaskell
There simply isn't a lot of options available to...

There simply isn't a lot of options available to you with the restrictions you're dealing with here.

Any sort of intake work will have minimal or no gains without bumping rev limiter and/or doing...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 08-19-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By jRaskell
The upper strut mounts were changed in 2011. A...

The upper strut mounts were changed in 2011. A 2011+ strut won't work with a 2010 strut mount. You can, however, use the 2013 strut mount on 2010 cars, so if your buddy also upgraded to some sort...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-16-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By jRaskell
A 275 is about the largest you're going to want...

A 275 is about the largest you're going to want to go if rain performance is important to you, and you'll want to stay away from the extreme performance tires as well, otherwise hydroplaning will be...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-16-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By jRaskell
http://www.brenspeed.com/coyotestage2a.html

http://www.brenspeed.com/coyotestage2a.html
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-15-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By jRaskell
I fail to see how shimming anything in the...

I fail to see how shimming anything in the suspension could have any measurable impact on the camber.

Toe is readily adjustable and a complete non-issue, that should have been adjusted as part of...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 08-14-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By jRaskell
Generally, they don't give good results, but that...

Generally, they don't give good results, but that really depends on exactly what results you are looking for.

If you just want the looks, and aren't so concerned with the handling, then it may be...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-31-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,352
Posted By jRaskell
I bought mine new July 18th, 2014, and I still...

I bought mine new July 18th, 2014, and I still own and love it over 13 days later!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-24-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By jRaskell
I've never planned on being airborne, but it has...

I've never planned on being airborne, but it has happened once and nearly happened on a few more occasions.
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