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Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 12-14-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By darksky1984
Is it me or are the people in the old mustang...

Is it me or are the people in the old mustang behind him not wearing helmets? That's just crazy to go on a track at speed and not wear a helmet, even if they don't require one. I just hope it was a...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-10-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By darksky1984
RAM mounts are the best mounts because you can...

RAM mounts are the best mounts because you can really lock them in tight to prevent extra vibration. I use one for my iphone 4 currently with great results. Get a mount for your specific phone w/o...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By darksky1984
I swapped out the mount as well without dropping...

I swapped out the mount as well without dropping the tank down. I had the entire unit, UCA and mount, connected when I removed it.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-08-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By darksky1984
I didn't have to drop the gas tank to remove the...

I didn't have to drop the gas tank to remove the UCA from under the car. Once I removed the bolts I let the axle go to full droop and it gave me enough room to wiggle the stock UCA and mounting...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-07-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By darksky1984
I don't think those tires will fit on your wheel....

I don't think those tires will fit on your wheel. On a 10inch wheel you can probably fit a 305 at most with it keeping the bead. The tire probably won't rub on the fender due to tire height, but like...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-06-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By darksky1984
I recently upgraded my UCA and LCA's and if you...

I recently upgraded my UCA and LCA's and if you ever track your car it is worth it to do the UCA. I would have trouble with excessive axle movement during heal toe shifting and the UCA eliminated...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-03-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By darksky1984
Both times I had ice mode/ traction control...

Both times I had ice mode/ traction control turning back on did not involve braking at all. It happened both times coming out of S turns and getting back on the gas into a straight line. Traction...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-01-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By darksky1984
Thanks M3hunter for the compliments. The project...

Thanks M3hunter for the compliments. The project was done over a weekend. I probably could have done it in one day but I wasn't in a hurry and the brake ducting came in a day later than expected. The...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-30-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By darksky1984
Yes but it will take a little work, but nothing...

Yes but it will take a little work, but nothing too crazy. http://mustangforums.com/forum/s197-handling-section/713324-custom-brake-ducting-12-gt.html
Forum: S197 Handling Section 11-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
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: 38
Views: 1,575
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: 326
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: 38
Views: 1,575
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: 38
Views: 1,575
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: 38
Views: 1,575
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: 1,275
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: 9
Views: 579
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: 9
Views: 579
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: 936
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: 571
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: 369
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: 899
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: 674
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: 578
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: 331
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...
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