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Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 08-06-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 17,077
Posted By jRaskell
As I said, that was the most recent, and final...

As I said, that was the most recent, and final issue. 2 dealers? Try more than a dozen. I could fill pages with my bad experiences. I'm sure there are some good dealers out there, but they are...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 08-05-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 17,077
Posted By jRaskell
Perhaps it's just me, and I'm just unlucky when...

Perhaps it's just me, and I'm just unlucky when it comes to dealers, but in over 25 years, I have NEVER had a good experience at a dealership. In fact, many of my experiences have been downright...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 10-13-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By jRaskell
Well, he did say stock 429, so one could...

Well, he did say stock 429, so one could interpret that as stock tires as well. I would certainly expect stock size tires, if allowing a modern replacement for a wear item, and the stock sizes of...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 09-16-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,787
Posted By jRaskell
And for quoting the entire thing, you deserve a...

And for quoting the entire thing, you deserve a light smack upside the head.
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 08-13-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,317
Posted By jRaskell
You may want to bone up on your automotive...

You may want to bone up on your automotive history. The Domestic manufacturers tried this 'planned obsolescence' decades ago. Once people realized imports were lasting 2-3 times longer than...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 08-12-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,317
Posted By jRaskell
Where's your evidence that 6k oil changes will...

Where's your evidence that 6k oil changes will require a new engine after 100k miles?

I put over 160k miles on my 99 Trans Am before getting the Mustang. Changed the oil every 6k miles. Put...
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 07-28-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By jRaskell
Z06 has one cam. Coyote Mustangs have 4 cams. ...

Z06 has one cam. Coyote Mustangs have 4 cams. And with variable valve timing, the Coyotes are able to run a more aggressive cam profile from the factory without impacting streetability, so there's...
Forum: 2010-current S197 Appearance Section 07-13-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By jRaskell
Get one of these and it'll take about 30 minutes...

Get one of these and it'll take about 30 minutes with essentially zero effort on your part:

Amazon.com: AES Industries 4" Smart Eraser Pad with Drill Adaptor Arbor: Home Improvement


Use at...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 07-09-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,080
Posted By jRaskell
I have a rear-end whine the dealer has been...

I have a rear-end whine the dealer has been unable to resolve. I'll probably end up taking it to a local reputable drivetrain shop and get it fixed out of pocket, but that's mostly because there's...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 07-09-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,663
Posted By jRaskell
Do you have personal experience with this dealer?...

Do you have personal experience with this dealer? There are several dealers in my area that appear to be incapable of getting anything done in less than 2-3 weeks.
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 06-26-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By jRaskell
I asked for about a loaner when I dropped it off...

I asked for about a loaner when I dropped it off and was told I didn't qualify because I didn't have the extended warranty.
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 06-26-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By jRaskell
Are my expectations unrealistic?

Few weeks ago I start hearing a noise coming from the back of the car, sounds like something drivetrain or suspension related. Hard to describe, sounds like a low whine at highway speeds, but more...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 06-22-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By jRaskell
If you're paying over 6 grand for a supercharger...

If you're paying over 6 grand for a supercharger kit and you can't afford 400-600 for a dyno tune, maybe you should rethink the supercharger.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-22-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By jRaskell
Tire Rack lists rim width range for 275/35R20 as...

Tire Rack lists rim width range for 275/35R20 as 9"-11", so you're ok with that setup.
Forum: Off Topic 06-16-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,390
Posted By jRaskell
Except they also put it in their 10 best looking...

Except they also put it in their 10 best looking cars under 35k list:

http://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/autos-midsize/the-10-best-looking-cars-under-dollar35000/ss-BBkE8Jf#image=12
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-05-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By jRaskell
That doesn't change my original statement in the...

That doesn't change my original statement in the least.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-29-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By jRaskell
Me personally, I wouldn't drive on tires like...

Me personally, I wouldn't drive on tires like that.
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 05-29-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By jRaskell
How about this. My Roush exhaust is NOT...

How about this.

My Roush exhaust is NOT quiet.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-26-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By jRaskell
I've had both mufflers on an otherwise stock...

I've had both mufflers on an otherwise stock exhaust. The Roush mufflers are MUCH louder than the GT500 mufflers. The GT500 mufflers didn't have the volume I wanted. Both have a nice deep sound,...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-30-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By jRaskell
I bought those 265/40-18 Michelin PSS for the...

I bought those 265/40-18 Michelin PSS for the street, they're on a set of 18x10 Forgestar wheels.

All four tires stacked next to my AutoX tires, 285/35-18 RS-3s on 18x10.5 Enkei wheels are less...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-22-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By jRaskell
I run 18x10 Forgestars with a 43mm offset with no...

I run 18x10 Forgestars with a 43mm offset with no problem. The RTRs have a 45mm offset. I haven't looked at what kind of inside clearance I have to be able to say whether the extra 2mm would be a...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-13-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By jRaskell
I had significant wheel hop after installing the...

I had significant wheel hop after installing the Konis and ultralights. I'll be installing control arms and brackets this spring trying to at least reduce, and hopefully eliminate it.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 03-02-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By jRaskell
This is truth. With a 'factory' alignment, I...

This is truth.

With a 'factory' alignment, I would get significantly greater wear on the outside edges of the tires, even rotating regularly.

With -1.8║ (which is what I'm also currently...
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 02-20-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By jRaskell
Hibernation? My car doesn't know what that is. ...

Hibernation? My car doesn't know what that is.

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Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 02-20-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,968
Posted By jRaskell
And I have to disagree with that. I autocross...

And I have to disagree with that. I autocross regularly against a variety of "euro" cars and there's simply no way you'd mistake my car for an M3, 350/370Z, Porsche, or any of the slew of other...
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