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Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 05-21-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,515
Posted By MrSandman
That's where the tune comes in...Regarding...

That's where the tune comes in...Regarding hardware..a more efficient engine is a cleaner, better MPG engine..and maximizing air is part of that equation. Restricting airflow is counter productive...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 05-21-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,515
Posted By MrSandman
We are not talking about engine braking...or part...

We are not talking about engine braking...or part throttle. You are talking about engine efficiency and heat dispersion, which is low at part throttle, best around 75%..then decreases again at full...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 05-21-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,515
Posted By MrSandman
...But that is exactly what a CAI is for!!! ...

...But that is exactly what a CAI is for!!!

If the intake is restrictive (like in the 05-10 mustangs).. there is a point where the engine will need more air than can flow through the intake (in...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 05-20-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,515
Posted By MrSandman
For the 2015, the cylinder heads have been...

For the 2015, the cylinder heads have been changed with larger valves and a revised intake port that provide a more direct flow for high-rpm efficiency.

Ford also revised the cam specs (1mm more...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 05-20-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,515
Posted By MrSandman
How is a test from a vendor selling the tested...

How is a test from a vendor selling the tested equip independent??

This is not complicated.

The Coyote can only take in so much air.

With the GT, the stock airbox can pull in way more air...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 05-19-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,515
Posted By MrSandman
There is more air flowing across the MAF..not...

There is more air flowing across the MAF..not into the engine..and that is why idle is off. The stock air box can pull in more air that the engine can pull in from the factory. Even with a boss,...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 05-18-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By MrSandman
The runs need to be done in 5th gear since that...

The runs need to be done in 5th gear since that is the 1:1 gear. Many people make the mistake of running in 4th (like in a 5speed). You get lower numbers in 4th. And yes, you need to completely turn...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 05-17-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By MrSandman
You ran in 5th gear?

You ran in 5th gear?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 01-19-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 958
Posted By MrSandman
I'm guessing the OP didnt realize he had...

I'm guessing the OP didnt realize he had summer-only tires and will have to wait till mid June to really know if they are as sticky as advertised ;)
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 12-03-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,182
Posted By MrSandman
Not sure if this info helps.. but I am at about...

Not sure if this info helps.. but I am at about 50,000 on mine.. have had no issues (not even a rattle), and all ive had to do is change the oil, tires, and rear break pads. The front pads will be...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 09-22-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By MrSandman
47,000 miles and front rotors and pads have lots...

47,000 miles and front rotors and pads have lots of life in them still. Lots of stop and go traffic.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-13-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 825
Posted By MrSandman
CAI on the 2011+ 5.0 adds nothing. The car...

CAI on the 2011+ 5.0 adds nothing. The car already has a CAI. It's all in the tune with these cars now. The stock air box exceeds the needs of the engine..and is the same one used on the air-hungry...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 08-07-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By MrSandman
I get noticeably better MPG with ethanol free...

I get noticeably better MPG with ethanol free gas. Problem.. there arent any stations selling it in 93 by me. My parents have one by them.. and they live 80 miles away. I started to notice that I get...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-23-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,246
Posted By MrSandman
And that brings us full circle. Running 87, 89,...

And that brings us full circle. Running 87, 89, 91, 93...all the same regarding safety. The engine/computer adjusts. Best performance...93. If you can find ethanol-free 93 octane, you'll get better...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-22-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By MrSandman
Mine has always done it.. im not convinced it is...

Mine has always done it.. im not convinced it is coming from the engine.. go back and forth between thinking it is the transmission or engine.. Either way.. this car likes to be warmed up a bit, and...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 06-17-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,463
Posted By MrSandman
I'm not sure those numbers are anything but...

I'm not sure those numbers are anything but marketing. My 2011 (stock) put down 389 to the wheels.. same day a few 13's were putting down 370s. Out of the 2011-13's that ran that day, I put down the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,385
Posted By MrSandman
There is a big difference between the stock all...

There is a big difference between the stock all season Pirelli's.. and the summer only Pirelli's that come with the brembo/track pack.. BIG difference. Please specify which ones you have.

15-20...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-27-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By MrSandman
Very cool. Ive heard the iPad fits perfectly over...

Very cool. Ive heard the iPad fits perfectly over the center console/stereo area in 07-09 mustangs. With synch, you could use it to control everything.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-24-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By MrSandman
The stock air box can pull in more air than can...

The stock air box can pull in more air than can pass through the throttle body. It is overbuilt for a change. The Boss needs more air...and it has the exact same air box as a base GT. That should...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-24-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,394
Posted By MrSandman
I would get the best you can. The track pack.....

I would get the best you can. The track pack.. necessary or not... has better parts. The rear end.. again, may be overkill... is a nice upgrade. I have sat in the recaros.. and loved them. My premium...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-24-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By MrSandman
Hope this is ok to post here.. but it is what I...

Hope this is ok to post here.. but it is what I printed out before I did my rear brakes.

http://forums.themustangsource.com/f800/diy-brake-rotor-pad-change-brembo-equipped-5-0-a-501151/


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Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By MrSandman
Your positive (just asking/not arguing)? Is it...

Your positive (just asking/not arguing)? Is it necessary for the rear due to the e-brake?

I just replaced my rear pads and rotors with DBS drilled/slotted, hawk pads.... And it was surprisingly...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-23-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By MrSandman
DO NOT use a c-clamp. You have to use a tool that...

DO NOT use a c-clamp. You have to use a tool that rotates as it compresses. It's $30 on amazon. AM has instructions on their site. There are many tutorials online.
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 05-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,418
Posted By MrSandman
ecoboost 2.3L 305 hp, 300 torque. Pricing at...

ecoboost 2.3L 305 hp, 300 torque. Pricing at $24,425, V-6, $25995 ecoboost 2.3L, and $32925 for gt 5.0
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-19-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,598
Posted By MrSandman
Another reason for the 500.. it is very likely...

Another reason for the 500.. it is very likely that a used 500 has been babied. A CS.. that's an "every mans car".. and more likely to be driven like you should drive a mustang..
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