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Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 08-08-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By retfr8flyr
If you don't care about a stock tune you can just...

If you don't care about a stock tune you can just hook up the X4 and it will read your current tune as the stock tune. I will never return my car to stock and it wasn't worth messing with my old X2...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-13-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By retfr8flyr
I have had these front brakes for 7 years now and...

I have had these front brakes for 7 years now and I highly recommend them....
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-25-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,555
Posted By retfr8flyr
My street pump gas tune is 600rwhp. I could run...

My street pump gas tune is 600rwhp. I could run maybe 650 safely but why? When you get up into the 550-600 rwhp range it really isn't as fun to drive as something around 500.

I have twin turbos,...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-04-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,694
Posted By retfr8flyr
Setting up gears in the 8.8 is an art. I would...

Setting up gears in the 8.8 is an art. I would check around in your area for any Performance shops that specialize in Mustang and talk to them about doing gears. Ford is the last place I would take...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-01-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 970
Posted By retfr8flyr
I drive a turbo car as my DD and I love it. I...

I drive a turbo car as my DD and I love it. I have had both positive displacement and centrifugal super charged cars and I would take a turbo car every time. There are advantages to both systems but...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-24-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 846
Posted By retfr8flyr
Traffic in Dallas, Auto. Go to the drag strip at...

Traffic in Dallas, Auto. Go to the drag strip at all, Auto. Like to run through the gears and do some corner carving, Manual. Just my 2˘'s.


Earl
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-22-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By retfr8flyr
If those are your long range plans then just keep...

If those are your long range plans then just keep it as you are, until you get your other car. Why spend money on the 4.0 when you are just going to replace it. When you get your other DD car then...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-20-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,578
Posted By retfr8flyr
With the 6R80 automatic, if you want the best 1/4...

With the 6R80 automatic, if you want the best 1/4 mile times then install either 3.15 or 3.31 gears. Anything more is just a waste of time due to the gearing in the 6R, hell it's got a 4.17 first...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-16-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By retfr8flyr
Check with the dealer that has the car and see if...

Check with the dealer that has the car and see if they have an internet sales department. Most dealers do, you could see if you can make a deal before doing the drive.


Earl
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-16-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,736
Posted By retfr8flyr
What is your power output, FI or N/A, auto or...

What is your power output, FI or N/A, auto or stick? These factor into which wheel/tire combination would be best for you.


Earl
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-04-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,578
Posted By retfr8flyr
Unless you are dragstrip oriented, the best all...

Unless you are dragstrip oriented, the best all around gear setup is 3.73 for the auto and 4.10 for the manual.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-04-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,595
Posted By retfr8flyr
They are made for FRPP by Livernois. Just get the...

They are made for FRPP by Livernois. Just get the Lovernois heads and save some money.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-04-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By retfr8flyr
I think some of the tanks get the coating stuck...

I think some of the tanks get the coating stuck to the top of the sheet metal. I dropped mine many years ago but I also had some trouble getting it down after the straps were removed. How much gas is...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-28-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By retfr8flyr
Instead of throwing it away, you should contact...

Instead of throwing it away, you should contact the dealer you traded it in too and try and get it to whoever bought your old car. Without that tuner they will have to pay Ford to have the computer...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-19-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By retfr8flyr
Hook it up and return your car to stock and it...

Hook it up and return your car to stock and it will be unlocked. It will show how many unlocks it has left on the screen. The loaded tunes will not be affected by this.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-25-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,249
Posted By retfr8flyr
Give Bobby at S&H Performance a call....

Give Bobby at S&H Performance a call. (704)614-2074 They are just releasing a twin kit that should be awesome and right in your wheelhouse. Bobby can answer all you questions and it's on a special...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-25-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,249
Posted By retfr8flyr
Do you already have the turbo kit, or are you...

Do you already have the turbo kit, or are you open to suggestions?


Earl
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-09-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By retfr8flyr
These guys have the best prices I have seen. ...

These guys have the best prices I have seen. http://www.tascaparts.com/partlocator/index.cfm?siteid=213668


Earl
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-06-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,004
Posted By retfr8flyr
Yes if you are going to add a BAP you will need a...

Yes if you are going to add a BAP you will need a dual unit, or 2 singles.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-26-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By retfr8flyr
I would say don't spend anything on it. Sell it...

I would say don't spend anything on it. Sell it for what he can get and buy a newer 5.0. He will be way ahead in the long run. He can buy a newer 11-14 5.0 and put a $4000 Paxton setup on it and not...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-28-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By retfr8flyr
If you want a decent quality low cost Turbo kit...

If you want a decent quality low cost Turbo kit then give Bobby a call at http://www.sandhperformance.com/?page_id=21 They have great customer service and use good parts.


Earl
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 07-14-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By retfr8flyr
A good trans tune, with adjustments for the...

A good trans tune, with adjustments for the lockup, will give you the most out of your converter. It's not absolutely necessary, you can run fine without it but it will give you better performance.
Forum: Off Topic 04-03-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By retfr8flyr
Congrats man!!! I have seven of them and they are...

Congrats man!!! I have seven of them and they are a true joy.


Earl
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 04-03-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,559
Posted By retfr8flyr
The load on the engine is dramatically increased...

The load on the engine is dramatically increased at high rpm's without any help from gear multiplication, high gear. Most of the engine failures are from high gear runs.


Earl
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-17-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By retfr8flyr
I don't think it can currently be done. There...

I don't think it can currently be done. There aren't any aftermarket controllers for the 6R yet and the 05-10 computer can't control it. If you want a 6 speed get the TCI setup.



Earl
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