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Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-17-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By todcp
Norm, all true except I would differ on the...

Norm, all true except I would differ on the amount of change replacing the stock dampers. My stock GT Track Pack was not fun. When accelerating hard the entire front of the car would lift up and my...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-08-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By todcp
Just ordered one for Feb delivery. I will be...

Just ordered one for Feb delivery. I will be sending the original MGW back for the $200 credit.
Thank you MGW. This one looks to answer all the shifting issues even though the original was very...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-01-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By todcp
Thanks Mod Bargains for your awesome Cyber Monday...

Thanks Mod Bargains for your awesome Cyber Monday sale. Ordered a set of F14 wheels in 18x10.

Tod
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-09-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By todcp
Check the shock top nut to be sure it is torqued...

Check the shock top nut to be sure it is torqued correctly.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-31-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By todcp
Oops. My Bad. Guess I just didn't think this...

Oops. My Bad.
Guess I just didn't think this was possible so blanked out on a critical part of the post.
Sorry
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-30-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By todcp
Using our car on a race track or autocross you...

Using our car on a race track or autocross you must completely turn off the traction control. So as stated "hold the button down for five of six seconds" until it says "Advance track off".
If you...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-08-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By todcp
Great advice. Exactly what I had my alignment...

Great advice. Exactly what I had my alignment shop do also. Steeda HD camber plates setting is marked for -1.2 with stock toe and a second camber plates mark for track that takes me to a maximum,...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-23-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By todcp
Only the rear rotates as it compresses and...

Only the rear rotates as it compresses and requires the tool that screws the piston back in. The front four pistons do not turn.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-23-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By todcp
I would highly recommend new dampers. The stock...

I would highly recommend new dampers. The stock dampers are poor and lowering puts more stress and strain on them.
If your goal is just looks and not handling or ride then springs alone may suit...
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 05-18-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,774
Posted By todcp
Your build date is inside the drivers door next...

Your build date is inside the drivers door next to the tire pressures. FRRP confirmed my car via the serial number when I ordered my ProCal and I imagine they will do the same for the Track Key....
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 04-29-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,774
Posted By todcp
Not shipping yet as of last Thursday. Neither...

Not shipping yet as of last Thursday. Neither the dealer nor the folks at Ford Racing Parts could confirm a shipping date. They could only confirm the part number.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-24-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By todcp
Well I can tell you not to used your butt to give...

Well I can tell you not to used your butt to give it a push...I put a small dent in my fender trying to center :icon_cry:

Just have the car on ramps so the suspension is weighted; loosen the axle...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-23-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,072
Posted By todcp
I took a look. Two springs. One red one along...

I took a look. Two springs. One red one along the side of the pedal and a spring that fits around the pivot at the top.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-22-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,072
Posted By todcp
The clutch was perfect though I wish it engaged a...

The clutch was perfect though I wish it engaged a bit higher.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-22-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,072
Posted By todcp
Note.....The set up is excellent but not stiff...

Note.....The set up is excellent but not stiff enough for a true track rat. Turn ten at NH is a slight downhill and a sharp right turn with a bump in the middle heading onto a short straight. This...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-21-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By todcp
I did not go with coil overs. Mine are front...

I did not go with coil overs. Mine are front struts and rear shocks as stock but Koni Yellow adjustables and Steeda Boss 302 springs. The stock dampers are not up to the task in my opinion, even...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-21-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By todcp
Norm, Great replies. My 2014 GT Track Pack...

Norm,
Great replies.
My 2014 GT Track Pack car had horrific wheel hop in stock form. I changed to Koni Yellow, Steeda Boss 302 Springs and a Fays2 watts link and voila ...ZERO hop.
I had...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-21-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,072
Posted By todcp
First track day on new suspension....

My first track day in this car is complete. What a great day. Only intermediate and advanced run groups with 3.5 hours of track time. Northeasttrackdays.com. Nice group.
The car was awesome. I spent...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-21-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By todcp
My first track day in this car is complete. What...

My first track day in this car is complete. What a great day. Only intermediate and advanced run groups with 3.5 hours of track time. Northeasttrackdays.com. Nice group.
The car was awesome. I...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-20-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By todcp
Congrats. I have had mine in for a few hundred...

Congrats. I have had mine in for a few hundred miles know and your are right; it is fantastic. Gong to a track day tomorrow. Can't wait. NHIS has a poor road surface and will be a good test of...
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 04-19-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,774
Posted By todcp
All I know is what was copied and pasted above. ...

All I know is what was copied and pasted above. Plus the comment when I called the tech folks at Ford Racing Parts, in January, that there will not be a horsepower increase from the stock 420. I...
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 04-18-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,774
Posted By todcp
The Ford Racing Parts tech folks told me back in...

The Ford Racing Parts tech folks told me back in January that there would be no increase in horsepower.
Correct on no actual key for your car. The tune is installed and runs that way all the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-15-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,072
Posted By todcp
I almost sold my 1974 Hawke DL-12 to a 70 ish...

I almost sold my 1974 Hawke DL-12 to a 70 ish year old gentleman with a sprite. His home track was NHMS. I wonder if it was him. This goes back at about four years so he would be mid seventies...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-14-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,072
Posted By todcp
The Boss 302 Steeda springs suit me perfectly. I...

The Boss 302 Steeda springs suit me perfectly. I was concerned they might be too stiff for our bad roads but I am very pleased. Very firm but still compliant with the Konis set at minimum for the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-13-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,072
Posted By todcp
Wheels for track are the 2007-09 GT500 18x9.5. ...

Wheels for track are the 2007-09 GT500 18x9.5. Ordered Nitto NT01 in 275/40/18 after getting good feedback in the forums.
Should be able to make minor understeer/oversteer adjustments with the...
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