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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-10-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By JThor
Thanks for the explanation.

Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-10-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By JThor
Why do these axles have so much end play?

Why do these axles have so much end play?
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-10-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By JThor
How Much Rear Axle End Play is Normal

I was working on my car today and had the rear wheels jacked up off the ground. I noticed that if I pulled/pushed the rear wheels that the axle would move in/out about 1-2 mm. Both sides. No noise...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-07-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By JThor
I had really good luck with the Bridgestone S-04...

I had really good luck with the Bridgestone S-04 tire. 280 treadwear rating. Quiet- at least for a performance tire. Was happy with the way it handled in the rain. Decent price too. Got great...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-04-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By JThor
I looked on tire rack and the S-04's in 245/45-19...

I looked on tire rack and the S-04's in 245/45-19 are only $169. That's the size I used. I think you would be happy with them. I'm sure you'll find them giving you both more performance and tire...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-03-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By JThor
You may like the Bridgestone S-04's. They ride...

You may like the Bridgestone S-04's. They ride well, handle decently, and have a 280 tread wear rating. They should be under $200 per tire too. You will not be in the trophies at AX, but you will...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 01-26-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By JThor
I have been doing track/AX events for 15 years. ...

I have been doing track/AX events for 15 years. I have yet to have a (good) shock go out on me. There must be something wrong with your setup to cause good shocks to go so quickly.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-24-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,586
Posted By JThor
I put a sheet of 1/4" plywood under the trunk mat...

I put a sheet of 1/4" plywood under the trunk mat and it holds up pretty well now. The idea that all the weight on the mat is being held up by that little rod coming through the spare is not well...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-23-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,820
Posted By JThor
I agree with Norm. Another option for pads are...

I agree with Norm. Another option for pads are the Performance Friction "Z-Rated" pads. They came stock in the 2010 track pack cars and will work with the 2005-10 GT brakes. I use them for light...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-13-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By JThor
IMO the 2010 is a superior car to the 2008-09's. ...

IMO the 2010 is a superior car to the 2008-09's. It is a second series S-197 and you get all the advantages of the second series except the 5.0 and six speed trans. The suspension on the 2010 GT is...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-21-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,823
Posted By JThor
Do you turn it completely off - meaning that you...

Do you turn it completely off - meaning that you press on the brake and then hold the advance track switch down for six seconds until the message comes up that the advance track is off?

Otherwise,...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-26-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By JThor
I would get these rotors by Centric...

I would get these rotors by Centric (http://www.turboneonstore.com/customer/product.php?productid=898). I bought mine a Tirerack, but I can't get the link to work to the specific part. I paid...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-08-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,657
Posted By JThor
Your mechanics are correct about the...

Your mechanics are correct about the relationship. However, you can use the interrelation to your advantage.

On a strut with camber plates, an increase in the negative camber will cause a...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-07-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,657
Posted By JThor
Negative camber will cause wear on the inside of...

Negative camber will cause wear on the inside of the tire in street driving. 2 deg. will definitely wear the inside on the street. However, 2 deg. neg. camber would be good for autocross.

Since...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-15-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By JThor
I just bought some Koni Yellows from Sam. He was...

I just bought some Koni Yellows from Sam. He was very helpful.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 05-13-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By JThor
Kudos Groove Ford. You rock!

I see a lot of complaints on these threads about how dealers mess up sales or service. So, I think when a dealer goes above and beyond, the dealer should get the kudos it deserves.

I live in the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-11-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,423
Posted By JThor
If you are using them for track/autocross, make...

If you are using them for track/autocross, make sure they meet the rules of the class you are in. The wider rim might bump you to the next class.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-22-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By JThor
The stock sta-bars will do you fine. The front...

The stock sta-bars will do you fine. The front bar on the 2010 is the same as the 11+. The 20mm rear bar will give you some understeer, but that is a safer setup. In general, the higher the speed,...
Forum: Colorado Regional Chapter 03-25-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,076
Posted By JThor
3R is good. Another popular shop is Hanksville...

3R is good. Another popular shop is Hanksville Hot Rods. http://www.hanksvillehotrods.com/ Hank Padilla is the local expert in roll cage fabrication.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-21-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By JThor
Since you are saying "lapping day", I assume you...

Since you are saying "lapping day", I assume you are doing a road track. If you are new to the sport, I would do a club event such as a NASA HPDE. The reason is that you will be paired up with an...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-12-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By JThor
I use the PFC "Z-Rated" pads (compound 10). ...

I use the PFC "Z-Rated" pads (compound 10). About $70/axle. Comparable to the HP+ but less dust. Works very well. No fade. ATE 200 fluid. Slotted rotors will probably not help your cause.
...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-03-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By JThor
Listen to Norm. He's "da man".

Listen to Norm. He's "da man".
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-03-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By JThor
Both are good. There's more selection of...

Both are good. There's more selection of performance tires in 18" right now, but the manufacturers are starting to produce some good 19" sizes. Also, 18" tires are generally cheaper than 19" for...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-03-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By JThor
It is really dependent upon the tire. Last year...

It is really dependent upon the tire. Last year we had three S197's competing locally in RTR. Several different brand tires over the season. Tire pressures were anywhere between 32/30 and 46/42. ...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 02-26-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,194
Posted By JThor
I wouldn't want to use the aftermarket bolts for...

I wouldn't want to use the aftermarket bolts for two reasons. First, I don't believe they are legal in FS. Second, I do HPDE's and would not trust their staying together under that stress. I have...
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