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Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 07-23-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By P51C
WTF? I have a $700 NX plate kit that came with a...

WTF? I have a $700 NX plate kit that came with a tune as a package from BBR, a $30 NOS bottle heater I plug into my cigar lighter, a $30 nitrous gauge and install took me about an hour or two. 3-5K...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 07-22-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By P51C
Fack, I've beaten Hellcats on a 100 horse shot on...

Fack, I've beaten Hellcats on a 100 horse shot on my stock 2014 GT. Sticky tire is the key and being switched on at the lights. You sure as **** don't need 700 horsepower; this car is A LOT lighter...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-20-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By P51C
The 11-12 cars don't have select shift and thus...

The 11-12 cars don't have select shift and thus have no manual mode. 13 and 14 cars do.

NBD using sport on the highway, it won't shift into sixth by itself but you can manually select it with the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-18-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By P51C
Full exhaust does make power but, that means...

Full exhaust does make power but, that means getting the cats out and tuning for the exhaust. Full exhaust adds between 3-10 mph at the track, based upon my observations.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-18-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By P51C
Stock cats melt too, when you subject them to...

Stock cats melt too, when you subject them to boost for extended periods.

...and cat backs do just make sounds....
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 07-17-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By P51C
In my case it was a pretty aggressive application...

In my case it was a pretty aggressive application of the inside front brake which led to some fairly violent pitching in the suspension and noise.
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 07-12-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By P51C
Investment? Hilarious. Read that one online where...

Investment? Hilarious. Read that one online where the old dude bought a 2011 GT500 new kept it in bubble wrap and died, then someone picked up a new GT500 for pennies on the dollar. Ford amde as many...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 07-12-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By P51C
You've had a small episode of the turning,...

You've had a small episode of the turning, throttle-punch advancetrak freakout. Happened twice on 2012 but, has not happened yet on my 2014. It was quite violent on the 2012 when it occurred. I...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 07-04-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By P51C
I think you just set off the traction control. it...

I think you just set off the traction control. it can act in odd ways sometimes.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-26-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By P51C
I'd go V3 Vortech if I were you. Much better...

I'd go V3 Vortech if I were you. Much better tuning support and a more compact package in the engine bay.

I'd go TVS from VMP if I was to do it again, frankly but, I have different goals than...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-26-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By P51C
Yep, you want to go fast on the cheap, Foxbody is...

Yep, you want to go fast on the cheap, Foxbody is still where it is at. OTOH, you have to do A LOT to a fox to get it into the range this thing can do with just a tune.

You don't want to go cheap...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-26-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By P51C
Oh boy, you need to do a bit of research. ...

Oh boy, you need to do a bit of research.

Good long tube headers are over $1000, converter 1200, good O/R H or X, 3-500, over axle pipes 2-300, mufflers, 300-1000, custom tune 3-500, sticky tires...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-25-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By P51C
Full exhaust, converter, rear suspension, a...

Full exhaust, converter, rear suspension, a quality email or custom tune and sticky tires might, with driver mod.

I did 11.91 (about 7.6 at the 1/8th) on a stock MT82 BBP 2012 GT with a full...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-24-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By P51C
Depends on your goals and/or budget. Do you want...

Depends on your goals and/or budget. Do you want the cheapest way to get there? Tune, converter, sticky tire and nitrous, 100 shot minimum.
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 06-20-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By P51C
They've replaced thousands of these under...

They've replaced thousands of these under warranty. The GD part is $16 a piece. Go to Tousley/White Bear Ford and buy them online.

Better still, buy a $25 Energy Suspension bushing kit, burn out...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-14-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By P51C
Look man, I've got hundreds of passes on two...

Look man, I've got hundreds of passes on two S197s and you ain't making 100 at the 1/8th on a stock car with a tune. You need a assload more power for that, at least 100 shot of nitrous or similar....
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-13-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By P51C
Catch on here...buy the box from the people you...

Catch on here...buy the box from the people you want the tune from. Then you get revisions for free. If you like Lund tunes, buy the box from Lund and you get their tunes with it. Like VMP? then buy...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-13-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By P51C
Let's just get our definitions straight first: ...

Let's just get our definitions straight first:

Tuner is a person who writes the tune for your car.

Tuner box is the device that allows the tune to be loaded onto your car's engine management...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-12-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By P51C
Not unless you are FI or big nitrous and you need...

Not unless you are FI or big nitrous and you need a custom tune.

Most basic bolt on cars you have to buy the tuner of your choice from a reputable vendor and the tunes are included in the cost of...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-11-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By P51C
Short answer is yes. Longer answer is...

Short answer is yes.

Longer answer is throttle today has many things that it intersects with, ABS, SC/TC, rev limiter, engine management, transmission strategy, etc. So, the performance can be...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 06-08-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By P51C
Mods don't add value, they just narrow your...

Mods don't add value, they just narrow your customer base. Few people want to buy a modified car, even a nicely done one. You might get 20 out of it to the right person, if you gave everything away...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-27-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By P51C
Nothing's going to break but, the looser...

Nothing's going to break but, the looser converter allows for a higher launch rpm, putting the engine closer to its torque peak which will aid launch, as long as you have the traction. If you don't...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-25-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By P51C
Nothing is needed. You might want to raise the...

Nothing is needed. You might want to raise the rev limit in drive a touch. I did 7000 rpm. The trans is rock solid repeatable. The real limitation is the gnat's butthole tight converter that kills...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 05-22-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By P51C
What's your price point, your insurance costs,...

What's your price point, your insurance costs, your intentions for the car? You need to provide more info here.

Basics are get as new a car as you can with the options you want, with as low miles...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-22-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By P51C
OIC....so you feel you are in over your head with...

OIC....so you feel you are in over your head with the current car? You're still going to lose because you've eaten all the depreciation in the first year, lost all the payments made and you're going...
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