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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 01:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By Simon1
Shocks $700 at the high end Panhard $100+? ...

Shocks $700 at the high end
Panhard $100+?
Springs $300?
Camber bolts $40
Alignment $75

You could spend a couple hundred bucks on tools plus the cost of an alignment and at the most you be...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-23-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,185
Posted By Simon1
Mine is not strictly a track car, but I would...

Mine is not strictly a track car, but I would race more often if my tranny and clutch were in good enough shape to go. I'm still on the OEM tranny. I'll be replacing it hopefully this spring with a...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-22-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,185
Posted By Simon1
So for you guys with the stock auto tranny and...

So for you guys with the stock auto tranny and FI, what is the cost difference between replacing the 555 and replacing it with a 4r70w? The guys that switch don't seem to have issues with the 4r70w...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-12-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By Simon1
My TOB rattled for quite some time before it...

My TOB rattled for quite some time before it died. Probably the TOB but you will never know if it all gets replaced. All you know is its quiet again lol.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-12-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Simon1
I would ask Roush. ANd then speak with someone...

I would ask Roush. ANd then speak with someone who has the same SC as you and see what mods have helped.

Typically throttle bodies don't give much gain until you get up into high psi ...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-12-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,706
Posted By Simon1
I tighten with my impact, then torque with the...

I tighten with my impact, then torque with the rest at 110lbs.

But you probably will not snap a stud. I replaced the leaky seal on my impact wrench and the first lug nut I tightened was...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-11-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By Simon1
I can't really tell what I'm listening too. My...

I can't really tell what I'm listening too. My throw out bearing made noise for a few years before it finally went out.

If you are keeping the car for a long time, I would probably replace the...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-06-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Simon1
Could be any number of things. Hopefully there...

Could be any number of things. Hopefully there is a shop near you that can help.

Broken/damaged cam phaser (common with aftermarket cams), improper install, damaged bearing or journals maybe,...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 11-06-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By Simon1
Most do it for header clearance, SC clearance,...

Most do it for header clearance, SC clearance, and also clutch engagement. In my experience it doesn't create anymore noise, but does increase vibration slightly. I'm sure there is some extra noise...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-06-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 836
Posted By Simon1
You will not notice a difference going from 3.31...

You will not notice a difference going from 3.31 to 3.55, you might notice going to a 3.73. Your mpg won't change much either.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-06-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 836
Posted By Simon1
This is what I would do. my .02 ...

This is what I would do.



my .02

Do not have a friend set up your rear end. They are guys with enough talent to do it, but most do not. Find a shop that is dedicated to only gears.

I...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-31-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,001
Posted By Simon1
Most likely nothing but getting stranded on the...

Most likely nothing but getting stranded on the side of the road, which is what happened to me.

But, damaged electronics is possible. The usual thing that would happen is your battery would get...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-31-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By Simon1
My problem with stock type rear pads was that...

My problem with stock type rear pads was that they heat spotted the rear discs and I had to replace them. I got some Hawk pads and haven't had any brake issues since. Going from 130+ down to 10-15...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-26-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Simon1
Everything looks really good. Congrats on a job...

Everything looks really good. Congrats on a job well done. Doing things to keep high HP cars cool is always good.
Forum: The Racers Bench 10-25-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Simon1
Put some sticky tires on and you will be in the...

Put some sticky tires on and you will be in the 12s easy.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-25-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,112
Posted By Simon1
And find someone who has done with a V3 and a...

And find someone who has done with a V3 and a shop that has experience with it. Don't try and re-invent something. If it's possible to get 700 hp with the V3, someone has probably done it. You may...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-25-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,112
Posted By Simon1
This blanket statement.

This blanket statement.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,112
Posted By Simon1
That's for SURE!

That's for SURE!
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,112
Posted By Simon1
No, I mean in the majority of all the mustang...

No, I mean in the majority of all the mustang period. I agree with both of you about the turbo stuff.

My main problem is someone making a blanket statement about something like he did and...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-22-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,001
Posted By Simon1
It's a diode that goes bad and sends weird...

It's a diode that goes bad and sends weird electronic signals which for whatever reason shows up in the CPS. Mine worked fine for 3 years with the code sporadically showing up. Then driving down...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-16-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,112
Posted By Simon1
Really....Must be why the majority of high...

Really....Must be why the majority of high horsepower, fast cars at the track run twin screw blowers.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-16-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Simon1
Google is your friend ...

Google is your friend

http://www.obd-codes.com/p0358

Don't replace anything else until you find the problem. Read the link and it will give some direction to go to.

Did you repair or do...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 10-14-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,734
Posted By Simon1
Its not abnormal for a tuned car to do that. ...

Its not abnormal for a tuned car to do that. idk....Seems like you've checked everything.

And blurp is more descriptive. Thank you.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 10-14-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Simon1
Bleed your brakes. Or take it in for a check at...

Bleed your brakes. Or take it in for a check at the dealership.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-14-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Simon1
It needs to come off the car and put onto a real...

It needs to come off the car and put onto a real alt testing machine.
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