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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-11-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By darksky1984
I appreciate the feedback.

I appreciate the feedback.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-10-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By darksky1984
Thanks for the help guys. Now I know which one to...

Thanks for the help guys. Now I know which one to pull for track days.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-10-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By darksky1984
edwin108, that fuse is in same location as mine....

edwin108, that fuse is in same location as mine. Does it turn off anything else besides the airbags? Thanks.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-09-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By darksky1984
Airbag fuse question attempt 2

I asked this question on another thread and got no responses so I'm hoping that the masses in the general forum can help me. I have a 2012 Mustang GT and for the life of me I can't find the airbag...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-08-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By darksky1984
Airbag Fuse?

I have a 2012 Mustang GT and for the life of me I can't find the airbag fuse. I looked in the owners guide and didn't see an airbag fuse. I went to the airbag section and found that Ford calls it the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-26-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By darksky1984
I agree with JThor on this. They should last for...

I agree with JThor on this. They should last for a least a few of years before needing replacement. I have raced on my koni sports for the past two years. The first year was strictly auto-x with...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-05-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By darksky1984
The stock front control arms will work fine with...

The stock front control arms will work fine with a lowered car. Mine is lowered 1.5 inches up front and I don’t plan on replacing it. The rubber bushings are less than to be desired for road racing,...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-27-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By darksky1984
The bottom hole should be the stock setting. But...

The bottom hole should be the stock setting. But as scott2 said, measure the stock hole on the OEM unit and compare it to the J&M part. But the bottom hole looks like the right position.
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 12-14-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
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: 609
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: 941
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: 941
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: 983
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: 941
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: 631
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: 372
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: 372
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: 371
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: 42
Views: 2,707
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: 371
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: 42
Views: 2,707
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: 42
Views: 2,707
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: 42
Views: 2,707
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: 24
Views: 2,229
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: 631
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...
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