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Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-30-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 23,706
Posted By eolson
Glad to see people still talking about the S197....

Glad to see people still talking about the S197. Hurray!!! I'm thinking of removing 98 lbs off the front of my car:

Battery in Rear: -35lbs
BMR...
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 10-06-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By eolson
What does this actually do to enhance down...

What does this actually do to enhance down force?? Thanks, Erik
Forum: 2016 GT350 Tech 10-06-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,341
Posted By eolson
How much does it weight again 3850 or so??Erik

How much does it weight again 3850 or so??Erik
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 09-29-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,691
Posted By eolson
I like the idea of a scheme

After seeing and reading the stats on the new Z06, everything else seems fairly pointless, I hate to say.Erik
Forum: Saleen, Roush and Boss Mustangs 12-25-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By eolson
Saleen was poorly run like most American...

Saleen was poorly run like most American companies are currently. Either you don't change with the times at all or you are constantly changing things for changes sake and taking over the world....
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 12-25-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,264
Posted By eolson
I have an 06' Premium Package, that is heavily...

I have an 06' Premium Package, that is heavily modified, and have been very lucky with both the stock car and the after market parts. Paint is fine as well.

I still can't believe for the money I...
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 12-23-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,441
Posted By eolson
I just saw a Burgundy 50th anniversary edition...

I just saw a Burgundy 50th anniversary edition displayed at 12 oaks mall in Novi, MI, and I must admit it was very nice looking car. Ford finally has put an effort into making functional...
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 12-23-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,204
Posted By eolson
Looks great! Beautiful car. As with any Mustang,...

Looks great! Beautiful car. As with any Mustang, changing out the springs, shocks/struts and sway bars will yield a dramatic handling difference, as Ford prefers to have softer items on their factory...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-23-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,730
Posted By eolson
I would contact Sam Strano for a tried and true...

I would contact Sam Strano for a tried and true combo of higher performance springs, shocks/struts, and sway bars. Erik
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,159
Posted By eolson
For me, the logic was that since my Techco Watts...

For me, the logic was that since my Techco Watts Link unit was designed to be at proper roll center with a 1" spring drop from stock, and that's all the drop I'm ever going to be interested in, it...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-09-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,159
Posted By eolson
Thanks Sam, your input over the years has been...

Thanks Sam, your input over the years has been very helpful in putting things in context and clarifying priorities in general. Erik
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 12-09-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,826
Posted By eolson
The GT350 sounds awfully tempting at this point....

The GT350 sounds awfully tempting at this point. Erik
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-07-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,159
Posted By eolson
Hey magnido45, I couldn't agree more. I had the...

Hey magnido45, I couldn't agree more. I had the original phase 1 Saleen Watts Link on my 06', which was a big improvement over my Steeda pan hard bar and brace. Then it turned out that the support...
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 11-18-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,826
Posted By eolson
Looks awesome. I certainly hope they take each...

Looks awesome. I certainly hope they take each item as seriously for performance as GM has done. Engine is no brainer with Ford.

Weight distribution, actual researched and serious track proven...
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 11-06-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,935
Posted By eolson
Are there any 305 wide rear tires that are...

Are there any 305 wide rear tires that are matched to the new model with wide enough 19" or 20" rims??? It kills me to see the magazines and videos still comparing the lame Ford performance packages...
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 11-06-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,002
Posted By eolson
I don't understand why Ford can still not clarify...

I don't understand why Ford can still not clarify the packages they sell to compete to the highest possible degree with GM products.

They had a chance to rectify all of the negatives with the old...
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 10-30-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,935
Posted By eolson
Ford's track packs have always sucked. You have...

Ford's track packs have always sucked. You have to go to the aftermarket with experienced auto cross and track drivers. Ford gives people the cheapest shocks, a correct track pack would allow the...
Forum: Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion 10-30-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By eolson
Let's see what the extra weight vs. it's new IRS...

Let's see what the extra weight vs. it's new IRS on the Mustang does to it's "actual" figure eight and slalom times, not to mention it's established times at well know road course test tracks.. It's...
Forum: Saleen, Roush and Boss Mustangs 10-23-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,675
Posted By eolson
My stock Mustang GT was able to do 135mph and...

My stock Mustang GT was able to do 135mph and still be very controllable, and I think that's why the limiter was set at 145 or 149mph. Erik
Forum: Saleen, Roush and Boss Mustangs 10-23-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By eolson
Ahh, going for a higher class of women...

Ahh, going for a higher class of women then....... That's the only draw back of the Mustang, Erik
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 04-10-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,287
Posted By eolson
For 100,000 miles I'd offer $11,000(at sea level)...

For 100,000 miles I'd offer $11,000(at sea level) and no more.

You'll have your hands full getting the next shop to determine what you could do from here. Erik
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-10-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,489
Posted By eolson
The whole point is with the lower compression...

The whole point is with the lower compression engine with the 4.6, back in the day Supercharging was so much cheaper. I ordered my 2006 with premium package interior minus sub woofer for a total of...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 12-10-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,126
Posted By eolson
A 305 on a 10" rim off set 45mm is perfectly...

A 305 on a 10" rim off set 45mm is perfectly flush with the fender. Erik
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 09-02-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,858
Posted By eolson
Ordered my 06 GT Premium Package from Ford just...

Ordered my 06 GT Premium Package from Ford just the way i wanted it in early Sept. 2005, and picked it up in LA on Nov.5th 2005.

After 2 months I took it to the orange county Saleen factory plant...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 07-30-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,761
Posted By eolson
In my experience, the initial mods that made the...

In my experience, the initial mods that made the car at a whole new level were springs, shocks/struts, the swaybars and after that the watts link for bumps for mid corner bumps, because the car is no...
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