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Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-18-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,587
Posted By Whiskey11
http://www.corner-carvers.com/forums/showthread.ph...

http://www.corner-carvers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25368&page=23

Start at post 897 and read on from there. I'm sure if you sent Kelly at BMR a PM asking about his opinion he could probably...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-17-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,587
Posted By Whiskey11
I'm sorry but I had to comment. I'm glad you...

I'm sorry but I had to comment. I'm glad you can't respect other people's motorsports. It gives me one more damn good reason to continue to turn people away from your "product." I find it funny...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-01-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,128
Posted By Whiskey11
Like this? :) ...

Like this? :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFi9Ck5anf0




908ssp - I figured you'd say that.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-30-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,128
Posted By Whiskey11
So if I took my car, and threw on a dial...

So if I took my car, and threw on a dial indicator on the axle and put the point on the top of the Fays2 tower on the driver side, then a camera to record the change, and went around and pulled a few...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-22-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By Whiskey11
Are you sure the play is between the axle and the...

Are you sure the play is between the axle and the wheel? It could be the play from having a c-clip live axle. There will always be a little play. If you take the wheel off and pull and push on the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-11-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By Whiskey11
The A compound is designed for Autocross use, the...

The A compound is designed for Autocross use, the R compound for roadcourse use. The difference is in how quickly the tire heats up and how tolerant the tire is to heat. The A's get up to temp...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-09-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By Whiskey11
I was just about to recommend this. Maximum...

I was just about to recommend this. Maximum Motorsports sells the upgraded 166 lb*ft Strut to Spindle bolts and I replaced mine when I did the lowering spring install.

For ALL of the hardware I...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-08-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,384
Posted By Whiskey11
Yeah well, unfortunately that is the nature of a...

Yeah well, unfortunately that is the nature of a live axle car... Outside rear always goes to positive camber under body roll... sadly it isn't in any class short of Modified I don't think to either...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-07-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,706
Posted By Whiskey11
Hypercoil makes the rear springs and I'm sure...

Hypercoil makes the rear springs and I'm sure they make the front springs for Steeda. My Steeda Sport rear springs are actually 2.5" Hypercoil coilover springs with 175 lbs/in rate. Fine by me! ...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 09-07-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,384
Posted By Whiskey11
I know I would prioritize Shocks/Struts and...

I know I would prioritize Shocks/Struts and Camber plates above swaybars or control arms for the time being. I would also add an adjustable PHB as soon as possible after the shocks/struts and camber...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-23-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,179
Posted By Whiskey11
I want to say when my car was stock the tire...

I want to say when my car was stock the tire pressures I ran where 38F/35R on the stock KDWS tires. With the Star Specs I have it is 31F/32R and the scuffing on the sidewall is pretty spot on and...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-04-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,047
Posted By Whiskey11
It should be noted that a strut, while having the...

It should be noted that a strut, while having the same overall purpose as a shock (to dampen the oscillation of the springs) it also has the added responsibility of being a "control arm" in the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-03-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By Whiskey11
I think you will have a hard time finding people...

I think you will have a hard time finding people with opinions of these because this is a section where people devote themselves to corner carving and generally non-adjustable coilovers are a...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-02-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,612
Posted By Whiskey11
I have no doubt they work well at low shaft...

I have no doubt they work well at low shaft speeds common in autocross and roadcourse. If there is one area that I love them in it is autocross. :) The problem comes up when you can't find smooth...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-29-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,612
Posted By Whiskey11
The D-specs are NOT soft. I am running Steeda...

The D-specs are NOT soft. I am running Steeda Sport springs (not that stiff at 200F/175R) and on the roads around here, the word brutal is getting close to some of the worse sections of pavement. ...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-14-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By Whiskey11
The 05+ Mustangs should have the same alignment...

The 05+ Mustangs should have the same alignment specs:
Camber: 0º to -1.5º
Caster: +6.35º to +7.85º
Toe: -.10º (Toe Out) to +.30º (Toe In)

I would say you are fine. The Caster angle on the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-12-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,572
Posted By Whiskey11
Like going back to stock? Because it's legal in...

Like going back to stock? Because it's legal in ST which has the same live axle rules rules as Street Prepared. :P

I dunno, I love mine too much to go back to the PHB. :)
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-04-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,047
Posted By Whiskey11
Can you use springs with stock parts? Yes... is...

Can you use springs with stock parts? Yes... is it recommended, not really no.

I always recommend to people the following:
-Springs (duhr :P)
-Shocks/Struts
-Replacement strut mounts (Steeda...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-04-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,376
Posted By Whiskey11
Tire pressure plays an important roll there too...

Tire pressure plays an important roll there too on sidewall scuffing. If you are way over the shoulder block line then I would bump the PSI up. If you are driving and just absolutely destroying the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-04-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Whiskey11
Generally it's easier to go from years of...

Generally it's easier to go from years of autocrossing to roadcourse than to go from years of roadcourse to autocross. Attempting to be too smooth, and not being able to get "on rhythm" with the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-04-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Whiskey11
I have been autocrossing for a year and a half...

I have been autocrossing for a year and a half and I still mess up lines BIG time on the order of 2-3 seconds per course and it is enough to keep me from being in the top 20 in PAX. Tires are huge. ...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-01-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By Whiskey11
I kept all of my stock parts in case I ever go...

I kept all of my stock parts in case I ever go back to stock... would someone buy it? Maybe a V6 owner with the rest of the GT suspension but I wouldn't think so.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-01-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By Whiskey11
FWIW not all PHBs are created equal. Like...

FWIW not all PHBs are created equal. Like everything in life you get what you pay for. I would look into Steeda, BMR, UMI, Maximum Motorsports or Freedom Racing as they are KNOWN quality pieces...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-31-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By Whiskey11
Any autostore should have them to rent. I know...

Any autostore should have them to rent. I know O'Reillys here does anyway.

You will need an alignment, either do it yourself (requires maths) or find a place that can deal with camber plates. ...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-30-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Whiskey11
He can't change springs in F-stock unless he is...

He can't change springs in F-stock unless he is an 05-09 body style and willing to convert it, rather completely I might add, to a Shelby GT spec with the FRPP handling pack, but he would have to do...
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