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Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 02-28-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Bob T
Thanks for the responses everyone. I'm not...

Thanks for the responses everyone.
I'm not trying to give the impression that I'm not happy with the performance, this is probably the best all around car I've ever had.

The reason I asked the...
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 02-26-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Bob T
In that youtube video it looks like the burnout...

In that youtube video it looks like the burnout he did was with some help from power-braking.

I do have tires with good grip, they are 255/45-18 Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire on 18x9...
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 02-25-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Bob T
Who can do a burnout with all stock and just a tune?

My car is all stock and I've recently switched to 3.55 gears and an MPT tune.
Part throttle response is great, at full throttle it pulls hard, and shifts hard under full throttle.
Overall very...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 02-23-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,091
Posted By Bob T
I wouldn't do it to my car...but I do like the...

I wouldn't do it to my car...but I do like the way it looks. It's kind of a newer version of a Two-Lane-Blacktop kind of look. Your car needs to be able to run 10's to be allowed to have this look. :)
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 02-23-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Bob T
Potential custom stripe idea

I drove my car to work today and when I looked at it in the parking spot I thought the reflection on the hood made a pretty cool kind of custom stripe looking thing that flowed across and bended and...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-28-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Bob T
Thank you Siber Express and Alex! I would...

Thank you Siber Express and Alex!

I would lower the car in a heartbeat if I wasn't concerned about clearance between the ground and bottom of the car.

Siber Express, the amount you lowered your...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-28-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Bob T
My car with new MMD Kage wheels

I've had my car a little over a year, looked at a lot of different wheels, and this is what I went with. MMD Kage 18x9 that I got through American Muscle.
Very happy with this decision, the only...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-13-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By Bob T
Siber Express thanks for providing that link to...

Siber Express thanks for providing that link to plug in your VIN and get your window sticker!
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-12-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By Bob T
Good point JimC. These 6 speed autos have a...

Good point JimC.

These 6 speed autos have a really low first gear.
For comparison I used to have a Camaro with 4.10 rear gear and a TH350 auto, the overall gearing in 1st gear of that 4.10/TH350...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-12-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By Bob T
I have a 2013 with 2.73 gears and am thinking...

I have a 2013 with 2.73 gears and am thinking about going with 3.55.
It's not my daily driver, when I do drive it sometimes it's just around town and sometimes taken on trips on the interstate so I...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-11-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Bob T
I hear a slight lope to it at an idle. Not a...

I hear a slight lope to it at an idle. Not a bottom of the page kind of cam lope but it doesn't sound stock.
How does it run?
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 12-23-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Bob T
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 12-22-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Bob T
Thank you everyone for your responses. ...

Thank you everyone for your responses.

ModBargains I have a follow up question for you (or anybody).
Do you also sell wheel/tire kits?

I'm open to suggestions if you offer a wheel/tire kit or...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 12-21-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Bob T
ModBargains, you have my attention. Please make...

ModBargains, you have my attention.
Please make a recommendation.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 12-18-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Bob T
I just want to mention I got a reply back from...

I just want to mention I got a reply back from American Muscle and they indicated I could select from other tire sizes they have available. That's good news since I want to maintain the stock tire...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 12-13-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Bob T
Getting different non-packaged tires is an...

Getting different non-packaged tires is an option. So far I haven't gone much further than deciding on the wheels, still considering all the tire options.
I like the idea of a kit though, keeps it...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 12-13-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Bob T
Which tires would you pick?

I think I'm going to get my 2013 some new tires/wheels for Christmas.
I really like the look of these MMD Kage black with machined lip, and think they would look great on my silver Mustang....
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 10-18-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,752
Posted By Bob T
Sport mode is also handy for mountainous driving...

Sport mode is also handy for mountainous driving or anywhere you have steep downhill grades, it will keep it in a lower gear and let the engine help keep the speed in check so you don't have to use...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 09-01-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By Bob T
The mph shows enough power to run low 14 or high...

The mph shows enough power to run low 14 or high 13 if you can get the 60' down.
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 08-27-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By Bob T
My car is a 2013 V6 base model. I haven't...

My car is a 2013 V6 base model.
I haven't checked every tank but when I've checked I got:
21 mpg city,
26 mpg combined city/highway,
27 highway with a high percentage of steep grades up and down...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-28-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By Bob T
Thank you Nuke. It was pump-to-pump (going back...

Thank you Nuke.
It was pump-to-pump (going back to the same pump) and hand calculated.




Lol! No offense taken. Funny you should mention that. Getting off on a tangent here but I recently...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 07-27-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By Bob T
31 mpg!

I have an all stock 2013 V6 and I know that this is fairly typical highway gas mileage for these cars....but I was still excited to get 31 mpg! Took a short trip last weekend that was mostly on I-10...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 06-13-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,137
Posted By Bob T
Most of my knowledge/experience is from a long...

Most of my knowledge/experience is from a long time ago with Chevy engines but let me list some generalizations that applied then and tell me if they still hold true (my memory may not have these...
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 04-24-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Bob T
Glad you asked! I plan on doing some of the...

Glad you asked!

I plan on doing some of the typical mods like CAI, tune, headers, maybe gears, maybe driveshaft, maybe suspension mods, possibly leading up to a procharger. Undecided at this point...
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 04-18-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Bob T
Thanks JimC! This is the first of what I hope...

Thanks JimC!
This is the first of what I hope to be many modifications. A simple modification but still excited to make the first one!
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