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Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By darksky1984
It sounds like you found your problem. If you...

It sounds like you found your problem. If you re-used your lower spring mounts for the J&M kit, not sure if it uses them, then you could have also lost a couple ball bearings that can cause noise....
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-18-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By darksky1984
I ran the Dunlops with 285/30's, and plan to stay...

I ran the Dunlops with 285/30's, and plan to stay with that tire height in the future, and they do shorten your gear some but it isn't all doom and gloom as some portray it to be with 3.73's. Not you...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By darksky1984
Your alignment shop could have over torqued your...

Your alignment shop could have over torqued your camber plates and bent something in the process. I had this happen when I took my car in to get adjusted. They bent a bracket and it wasn't until...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-13-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By darksky1984
Link to all of the major springs made and their...

Link to all of the major springs made and their spring rates. (http://mustangforums.com/forum/s197-handling-section/540820-s197-gt-spring-rates-and-heights-no-guessing-allowed.html)
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-13-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By darksky1984
I run the ultralites because they were...

I run the ultralites because they were recommended by Sam Strano as the springs to run for auto-x and time trials. They have worked well for me. If you do STU Vorshlag sells good 18x10 wheels that...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-12-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By darksky1984
If you must run street tires run in CAM instead...

If you must run street tires run in CAM instead of STU. The mustang can possibly complete locally in STU if the other STU cars aren't set up properly or have good drivers. But if they are real STU...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 11-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By darksky1984
The GT500 is just a power improver. They don't...

The GT500 is just a power improver. They don't come with better suspension, just a faster motor. Also all mustangs come with the crappy P-zero tires that get compared to cars with better tires from...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-08-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By darksky1984
The lights aren't that bad. You get used to them...

The lights aren't that bad. You get used to them being on. The hardest thing to get used to is driving without comfort steering. You have to give more inputs into the steering wheel when driving it...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-02-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By darksky1984
I've had ice mode twice before myself and it was...

I've had ice mode twice before myself and it was very scary both times. See my other previous post about it....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-01-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By darksky1984
That's a nice car. You know that it's fast and...

That's a nice car. You know that it's fast and handles well.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-25-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By darksky1984
I know I plan on buying a set of your 18x10.5 in...

I know I plan on buying a set of your 18x10.5 in rims this winter for next season.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-13-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By darksky1984
If you kept the box just send it back to AM. You...

If you kept the box just send it back to AM. You will have to pay for shipping but they should give a refund which you can use to buy the correct front bumper. It'll probably be cheaper than looking...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-09-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By darksky1984
This is probably your best option. These cars...

This is probably your best option. These cars have huge wheel wells and even lowered with the stock 19inch wheels it still leaves a nice gap from the fender to the wheel. Lowering your car more might...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 09-02-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By darksky1984
Stainless cables are great but not necessary....

Stainless cables are great but not necessary. What is necessary is that you have your brake fluid switched with DOT 4 or your fluid will boil over and leave you without brakes on a race track. I have...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-02-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By darksky1984
Can you record the noise to help give us all a...

Can you record the noise to help give us all a better idea of what you are dealing with?
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-02-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By darksky1984
Custom Brake Ducting '12 GT

So I decided to make custom brake ducting for my 2012 GT which only has the standard front bumper. Instead of buying the Boss/CS front bumper which costs $240 I decided to make my own setup for a lot...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-30-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,600
Posted By darksky1984
I think that you made the right choice and that...

I think that you made the right choice and that you got a good deal for 38K.



I know that I sometimes feel that I should have bought a BOSS instead of my GT. If wasn't married at the time I...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 08-29-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By darksky1984
Just to give everyone and update. I bought the...

Just to give everyone and update. I bought the -CA unit since it is impossible to find the older one. Like I figured it did have some extra dash lights come on but it's not that bad. The only extra...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 08-02-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By darksky1984
Watch this video and it will give you some really...

Watch this video and it will give you some really great tips on how to buy a car from a dealership.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLre5s2Yf9o
Forum: S197 Handling Section 08-01-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By darksky1984
This is something else that Terry said about the...

This is something else that Terry said about the -CA unit. "Rumor is that the Ford engineers didn't want people putting these in their street cars, so they made all of the warning lights come on and...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-31-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By darksky1984
Terry said this about it: "The "M-2353-CA" module...

Terry said this about it: "The "M-2353-CA" module (shown above) is the Ford Racing ABS/TC unit we will be testing at USCA this weekend and at TWS at the end of this month on our Time Trial car. Yes,...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-30-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By darksky1984
Yes, mine was totally off.

Yes, mine was totally off.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-24-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By darksky1984
Alex, thanks for the quick response and help....

Alex, thanks for the quick response and help. I'll be in touch with you guys tomorrow about this. Hopefully this solves the problem.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-22-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By darksky1984
I do completely turn off advance track every...

I do completely turn off advance track every time. The issue has never occurred during an auto-x but only happens during road races. It has happened both times when I'm coming out of a long sweeping...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-21-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By darksky1984
Traction Control/ Advance Track Issue

Back Story: So a while back during a time trial race my car decided that it wanted to turn the traction control on during my race which almost caused me to lose control at that point. When I race my...
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