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Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-16-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Simon1
The Mcleod RST doesn't...probably because its a...

The Mcleod RST doesn't...probably because its a twin disc.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-15-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Simon1
Price paid will long be forgotten, satisfaction...

Price paid will long be forgotten, satisfaction of purchase will remain.

OP, get what you want. $1000 is nothing to sneeze at, but in my world it's not enough to prevent me from waiting and...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-15-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Simon1
I drive those all year around. I have had the...

I drive those all year around. I have had the BFGs, MT's and the Nittos. Nittos by far have lasted the longest and had the best overall performance in durability, grip, road manners and...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-12-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Simon1
Gear whine will increase with speed so don't rule...

Gear whine will increase with speed so don't rule that out. It can also come and go with deceleration, acceleration and coasting. It can also only be present in a certain speed window.

My...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-12-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Simon1
That's a good suggestion. I use mirrors at work...

That's a good suggestion. I use mirrors at work for stuff like that.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-12-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Simon1
So how do you know it has cams? And, did...

So how do you know it has cams?

And, did whomever you but it from give you a tuner?

The fuel smell is normal for not having cats.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-10-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Simon1
You may have to put on different motor mounts...

You may have to put on different motor mounts with the LTs. Not hard to do so you can skip this step if you want and try without.
Forum: Street/Strip 12-06-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Simon1
It's hard to bait them into playing. I don't...

It's hard to bait them into playing. I don't know what it is. Fear? Maturity? don't care? Who knows...Sometimes people try and bait me but I am pretty particular about the time and place for...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-06-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 617
Posted By Simon1
He may save a little bit by using his own short...

He may save a little bit by using his own short block, replacing the internals and using it instead of buying a new block.

I do not think I would buy a long block and put it in unless my motor...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 12-06-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 617
Posted By Simon1
There shouldn't be any electrical issues at all. ...

There shouldn't be any electrical issues at all. It a pretty simple thing to do really for a good shop.





For about 4k you can have a built short block made by any number of shops that will...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-05-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By Simon1
Absolutely! Insert punch line when you are...

Absolutely!

Insert punch line when you are ready.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-05-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,856
Posted By Simon1
It is illegal to record a conversation with...

It is illegal to record a conversation with someone on the phone or in person in most states. So before you do that, make sure you are within the confines of law.

To say because a syncro failed...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-04-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,856
Posted By Simon1
A friend of mine had a problem with a dealership...

A friend of mine had a problem with a dealership here in town. The dealership would not honor a warranty claim. He went back and forth with them for a month or two with no good result happening. ...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-03-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By Simon1
5th for the FI guys is very useful on the...

5th for the FI guys is very useful on the freeway. But I try not to go too crazy in 5th as speeds get pretty high really fast. A long stretch of highway, with little to no traffic is a must.

I...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-01-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By Simon1
5th gear pulls pretty good.... Just get a...

5th gear pulls pretty good....

Just get a blower, you'll like 5th a whole lot better.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-01-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By Simon1
Before I clean anything I would switch coils from...

Before I clean anything I would switch coils from #8 to somewhere else. See if the problem follows.

If that didn't change anything, switch it back, trade spark plugs.

What codes is it...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 12-01-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By Simon1
List the mods you have done to your car.

List the mods you have done to your car.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-29-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 974
Posted By Simon1
If it is wheel hop, which would only happen under...

If it is wheel hop, which would only happen under decent acceleration, it could be a combination of things. Old tires, bad roadway, cool temps and poor suspension all contribute. With a built...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-29-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By Simon1
Right on right on!!!

Right on right on!!!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 11-27-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
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: 35
Views: 1,340
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: 35
Views: 1,340
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: 809
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: 244
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: 1,876
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...
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