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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-16-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Ricardo
My apologies on taking so long to reply. Give...

My apologies on taking so long to reply. Give racingbrake.com a call and they might be able to help out. They have the crossover tubes that fit Brembos. Mustang and Camaro front Brembos share the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-09-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Ricardo
Brembo brake rebuild info and parts

I had to rebuild a set of 4 piston Brembos due to damaged pistons and since there's very little information on Mustang Brembos here is what I found.

Piston size: 44mmx29.5mm and 40mmx29.5mm....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-12-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 865
Posted By Ricardo
Mustangs do just fine in snow. Blizzaks are...

Mustangs do just fine in snow. Blizzaks are awesome; I have a winter set on stock rims. Throw a few sand bags in the trunk and you'll be fine.

I'm in northern Utah and have lived in Alaska prior...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-08-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Ricardo
X pipe/no cats sounds terrible. That farting...

X pipe/no cats sounds terrible. That farting sound Hondas make but much deeper. I had to weld in bullet style mufflers to make it sound good again. Removing cats didn't make it louder, long tube...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 02-08-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Ricardo
Matte black looks awesome. I have a 10" kit...

Matte black looks awesome. I have a 10" kit running from bumper to bumper. Skipping the bumper looks meh.

Here's my kit...It's pricey but cut for the curves, washer nozzles, spoiler, and the rear...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 11-14-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By Ricardo
Bassani are among the loudest axlebacks for our...

Bassani are among the loudest axlebacks for our cars. As loud as muffler delete but much smoother.

Deleting your resonators could make it raspier but since you have stock manifolds and a factory...
Forum: Forum Issues and Feedback 09-28-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Ricardo
Vendors posting in general tech forums

Noticed as of late, in the S197 forums, vendors are starting to post their advertisements among the tech discussions when there's a section dedicated to this. Maybe it's something that needs to be...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-15-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By Ricardo
I run Blizzaks and they are amazing...they should...

I run Blizzaks and they are amazing...they should offer your size. Premier Performance off Redwood will price match. They might even have a set of take off 19" GT wheels you can buy cheap that should...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-22-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By Ricardo
I see the issue. You don't realize your car makes...

I see the issue. You don't realize your car makes more power and goes faster than all but the most exotic cars about 15 years ago. You younger guys (assuming you weren't old enough to drive 15 years...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-16-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,871
Posted By Ricardo
Both engines are proven to make serious power...

Both engines are proven to make serious power when built right. Aftermarket supports every part of both cars. Money makes the "which one is faster and handles better" argument null and void.

It...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-04-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By Ricardo
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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-03-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By Ricardo
You're wasting your time & money. The FR500 just...

You're wasting your time & money. The FR500 just runs a GT/CS rear bumper cover and I'm sure those cars perform at a higher level than yours does.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-13-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Ricardo
I run a Alpine MRD-1000 and MRP-250 and have both...

I run a Alpine MRD-1000 and MRP-250 and have both grounded just fine on a 4 gauge ground with a ring terminal on the end. Sand the paint off down to bare metal on the trunk floor and use a good sheet...
Forum: 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 07-13-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By Ricardo
HIDs kits in halogen reflectors actually give you...

HIDs kits in halogen reflectors actually give you a worse beam pattern, the arc is in a completely different spot than a halogen bulb, the return wire shadow is most likely in your field of vision,...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-03-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Ricardo
The hotrods give less vacuum. My car does it too....

The hotrods give less vacuum. My car does it too. From what I've read across forums, all 3V cars with aggressive cams do it too. As soon as the engine shuts off, the brake pedal is useless. You just...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-29-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Ricardo
Running hotrods here and zero issues. Wait...my...

Running hotrods here and zero issues. Wait...my car has no cats. lol
Forum: Forum Issues and Feedback 06-29-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Ricardo
In Memory Of forum

Trying to post in the "In Memory Of" section about the passing of a fellow MF'er and the damn mod won't answer the PM or approve my post. It's been a week already!!!! If he's not going to do his...
Forum: In Memory Of... 06-22-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By Ricardo
Godspeed Blacksmoke

Well guys, received word that MF'er Blacksmoke (Matt Connally) passed away yesterday. He was known to be the paranoid one. Always worried about some noise his car was making!

It was what he wanted...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-12-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By Ricardo
Installed Hotrods in my car three weeks ago and...

Installed Hotrods in my car three weeks ago and can verify there are zero drivability issues. It drives exactly as it did before the cams, with the only difference is the sick idle and a better top...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By Ricardo
It was 13.2 corrected. Sorry about that! The real...

It was 13.2 corrected. Sorry about that! The real time was 14.4 but we were at 7119 ft D/A at race time.



I don't have the numbers because they're already installed but when you order them...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-01-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By Ricardo
Thumbs up FRPP Hotrod cam install success!

Just like the title says.

Loaded the tune and installed the cams and couldn't be happier. Ran a corrected time of 13.2@104mph, with a dismal 60' of 2.286 on street tires (D/A was 7119ft here in...
Forum: AmericanMuscle.com 06-01-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By Ricardo
Thanks Dan! Follow up: Loaded the tune,...

Thanks Dan!

Follow up: Loaded the tune, installed the cams myself (so easy it's not even funny), and have been getting looks and compliments everywhere I drive!
Forum: Street/Strip 06-01-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Ricardo
Thanks for all the advice guys! I'll work on that...

Thanks for all the advice guys! I'll work on that launch and get a set of rear drag wheels/radials also.
Forum: Street/Strip 05-31-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Ricardo
It pulled hard to 6k but I kept shifting there...

It pulled hard to 6k but I kept shifting there out of habit from before I got the cams in.
Forum: Street/Strip 05-31-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Ricardo
Yeah it was spinning off the line pretty good and...

Yeah it was spinning off the line pretty good and a little at 2nd. It was tricky because too little throttle and it'd bog down and too much throttle would spin. The guys there were saying with slicks...
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