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Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-28-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By flash_xx
XP10's all around? I see some people choose...

XP10's all around? I see some people choose different compounds for the rear. I've been eyeing the XP10's for a while. My car already makes all sorts of noises so one more squeal won't deter me, plus...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-28-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By flash_xx
What is it with Ford and crappy shocks?

2015 Ford Mustang GT vs. 2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS - Head 2 Head Ep. 58 - YouTube

That's just depressing, with decent shocks the Mustang would have beat the Camaro.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-28-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By flash_xx
Hi, Thanks for the suggestions, I...

Hi,

Thanks for the suggestions,

I already modded some dust shields to accommodate 3"brake cooling hose, I'm working on the inlets now.

The 18"wheels are a good suggestion, I jut picked the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-28-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By flash_xx
"Streetable" lower-level XP track pads, Centric...

"Streetable" lower-level XP track pads, Centric rotors, and Motul RBF600 brake fluid is all I've done to the brakes on my '08 GT, and I'm outbraking most of the other cars that show up in my...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-28-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By flash_xx
Track day fever got me

Ok, I've been officially bitten by the track day bug. I'm getting rid of the staggered setup and going square with this setup:
...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-20-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By flash_xx
I'm hoping you didn't try to clean the maf when...

I'm hoping you didn't try to clean the maf when you installed the cai, it needs a special cleaner. If you didn't then you probably forgot to plug it in. Other than that just double check all the...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 03-20-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By flash_xx
That happened to me as well, I just soldered the...

That happened to me as well, I just soldered the new pigtail on and used heatshrink wrap to tidy up.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-18-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By flash_xx
I went to the Roush Ebay store and bought takeoff...

I went to the Roush Ebay store and bought takeoff 2012 front and rear rotors and 2012 front calipers for $100, and I got almost an extra inch of rotor diameter. I know it doesn't make a lot of...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-18-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By flash_xx
Suspension fasteners

Hi everyone,

I've taken apart my suspension so many times to install and replace parts that I'd like to replace every fastener with new ones. I know the bolts are supposed to be single use and...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-10-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By flash_xx
Thanks. I bought an extra inner pinion bearing...

Thanks. I bought an extra inner pinion bearing and hollowed it on a lathe so it slip fits on the pinion, I'll use that to try out the different shims before press fitting the new bearing that came...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-09-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By flash_xx
Rear end rebuild question

Short story. Switched to 4:10's, shop made a disaster, rear end sounded like grinding stones, took it to another shop, it was a little better but still whined like crazy. Finally after taking the car...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-09-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By flash_xx
I switched the cluster on my GT and now it beeps...

I switched the cluster on my GT and now it beeps when I put it in reverse and also when the car hits 75 MPH. Kind of annoying but I'd rather put up with it than have to take it to the dealer. My car...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-26-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,573
Posted By flash_xx
4.10's will make you wish for a sixth gear, trust...

4.10's will make you wish for a sixth gear, trust me.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-24-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,386
Posted By flash_xx
That looks really good. I say leave it alone. In...

That looks really good. I say leave it alone. In my opinion those wheels all black wouldn't look as good. Part of what defines them is the contrast.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 01-17-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By flash_xx
If I were you I'd find a local tuner and take the...

If I were you I'd find a local tuner and take the car in for a dyno session. A mail tune is never going to be as good a as custom tune on a dyno, provided of course the local tuner knows his stuff....
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-01-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By flash_xx
Yup, notch goes towards fender

Yup, notch goes towards fender
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-01-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By flash_xx
It's been a while since I installed mine but I...

It's been a while since I installed mine but I think the notch goes towards fender. I'll check in a bit and let you know.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-22-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By flash_xx
Did you change the wiring for the new alternator?...

Did you change the wiring for the new alternator? Stock wires are supposedly too thin for high output alternators, then again I'm running a 220 amp powerbastards alternator with the stock wiring and...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-17-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 750
Posted By flash_xx
Ooh, nice find. Mine's broken too. Full part...

Ooh, nice find. Mine's broken too. Full part number is: F77Z-9E313-AA. Found it for $60.38 online.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-16-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By flash_xx
It's hard to tell from the video, but it sounds...

It's hard to tell from the video, but it sounds like speaker whine. Was the radio off? Other than that all I can think of is rear end (although it's too high pitched) or a supercharger leak. You said...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-12-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By flash_xx
ok, the throttle lag I think we can all relate...

ok, the throttle lag I think we can all relate to. There are a few things things you can try. One is to get a SCT or predator and a custom tune. Another is to disassemble the pedal and try to adjust...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-11-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By flash_xx
I went with the str.t and I'm really happy with...

I went with the str.t and I'm really happy with them, but only bought them because I couldn't afford the sports at this time. Eventually I'll just sell the str.t's and get the yellows.

BUT, even...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-11-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By flash_xx
315's on all four? They don't look like the...

315's on all four? They don't look like the protrude past the fenders, which wheels are those?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-11-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By flash_xx
The floor liners are great, they are perfectly...

The floor liners are great, they are perfectly matched to the shape of the floor so they don't slip around and they are extremely easy to clean, I'll take a picture of mine so you can see what they...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-11-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By flash_xx
The clutch pedal could be aftermarket on yours,...

The clutch pedal could be aftermarket on yours, but since you say the brake pedal is also hard It could be a problem with the hydraulics. Have the system looked over and change the brake fluid while...
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