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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-17-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By speedycpu
Well, the fun continues. Can confirm the...

Well, the fun continues. Can confirm the diagnostic port is shorted, nothing is working there. Connecting the battery results in an ozone & burning smell, slight bit of smoke highly dispersed and...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-16-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By speedycpu
Dangling ground wire by PCM/fan connector. Where's it go?

Hi everyone,

Been having some odd problems with the 2011 Mustang GT lately. Fan stopped going, connector melted. Cleaned that up but it did it again, won't turn on anymore. I tested the fan by...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-08-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,887
Posted By speedycpu
Here are pics of the proper dip stick and...

Here are pics of the proper dip stick and comparison to the one that was in there. Last pic shows a proper (though slightly messy) reading with the right amount of oil. Whew, glad that mess is over. ...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-06-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,887
Posted By speedycpu
The dealership called saying my new $12 correct...

The dealership called saying my new $12 correct dip stick has arrived. I'll pick it up on the way home from work and post up some pictures.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-05-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,887
Posted By speedycpu
Just got off the phone with the dealership, looks...

Just got off the phone with the dealership, looks like they are retarded. They mistakenly put a dip stick in from a 3L Ford Ranger. The number SHOULD be BR3Z-6750-AA and instead it is YL5E-6750-AA.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-05-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,887
Posted By speedycpu
Update: I said F*** the dip stick and just put in...

Update: I said F*** the dip stick and just put in the other 5 quarts (more like 4.75 to be safe) and took it out for a test drive last night. Runs strong, fine, no noises or smoke. Oil way the heck...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-04-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,887
Posted By speedycpu
Got it with 39.2k miles, the window sticker says...

Got it with 39.2k miles, the window sticker says change the oil at 42.2k miles. Yes all knowing one, they couldn't possibly have done that.

Also, while I didn't measure how much came out I would...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-04-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,887
Posted By speedycpu
Also if you could, if you have a 2011 GT...

Also if you could, if you have a 2011 GT (assuming 2012-14 dip sticks are the same) or newer please measure the length of the dip stick. Mine is coming in at 21.5" and looking at other pics it looks...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 05-04-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,887
Posted By speedycpu
2011 Mustang GT, first oil change since purchase. 3 QT = Max on dipstick? Pics.

Hey everyone. A few months back I got a 2011 Mustang GT. My 3K miles is up so it's time to do an oil change per Ford. Now, I drain the old oil, change filter, yadda yadda. This isn't my first oil...
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 03-10-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By speedycpu
I definitely agree. Couldn't imagine my GT...

I definitely agree. Couldn't imagine my GT sounding like a ricer. Not that a Ferrari sounds bad, I just think a lot of people prefer the rumble of a big V8. Maybe that is more of an American only...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 02-04-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,240
Posted By speedycpu
I've run countless hours of testing using...

I've run countless hours of testing using Cartest2000 (vehicle simulator). One thing I've found is that the 05-10 Mustang GT's work best with 4.10 rear gears (best acceleration and time to speed)....
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 01-21-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,080
Posted By speedycpu
Ever get this worked out? I ran a datalog tonight...

Ever get this worked out? I ran a datalog tonight on partial pulls and one WOT pull and I'm also getting a lot of knock sensor retard readings running the 93 octane performance tune. Spark is...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-31-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,934
Posted By speedycpu
Very strange that it does that. I've had two 06's...

Very strange that it does that. I've had two 06's and now this 11 and none have done that. I'm wondering if your throttle body may be dirty or something else might be going on because that definitely...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 12-29-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By speedycpu
If you look at your fuel trims you'll notice...

If you look at your fuel trims you'll notice they're changing as you change altitude. So, assuming you're running the octane fuel your tune is set for you should be fine as your FT's are being...
Forum: The New S550 2015-2016 Mustang 12-18-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,259
Posted By speedycpu
Yep, that is the first thing my wife and I said...

Yep, that is the first thing my wife and I said when we saw it. Almost at the same time we saw it unveiled on YouTube, "it's a Fusion!".

I have a 2011 GT but like the 2013-2014 styling best. One...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-17-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By speedycpu
Just a bit of an update. Cranked down that one...

Just a bit of an update. Cranked down that one bolt that was super loose, unfortunately the dead zone still continues. Will post a pic tomorrow and hopefully someone can see what in the world the...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 12-17-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By speedycpu
Steering shaft help (need pics/info), new 5.0

Hi everyone,

Just picked up a new 5.0 this weekend (LOVE IT! Will post a new thread about that w/ pics later) and noticed there is a dead-zone of sorts in the steering. There is about an inch of...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-31-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By speedycpu
I am in your same situation. Some hard stops from...

I am in your same situation. Some hard stops from 120mph+ and I found out just how crappy my brakes are. I have some Brembo blanks and Akebono Euro Ceramics pads on the BMW and those stop great vs...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-26-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,085
Posted By speedycpu
Looks good to me. O2 sensors are suppose to...

Looks good to me. O2 sensors are suppose to bounce around between 0.2v and 0.8 or 0.9v or so, average being close to half a volt. Sounds like you're good on the tune.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-23-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By speedycpu
I remember when I put on the Steeda CAI and...

I remember when I put on the Steeda CAI and Bamatunes 93P tune, people weren't kidding when they said it will really wake up the car. I have this odd feeling you won't be disappointed. :)
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-23-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,381
Posted By speedycpu
Royal Purple Synchromax here as well, definite...

Royal Purple Synchromax here as well, definite improvement over whatever came out of the stock tranny (63k-ish miles).
Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 03-23-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,485
Posted By speedycpu
Just to answer the OP's main question, with a...

Just to answer the OP's main question, with a 15.6 gallon tank it would take 3.5 gallons of 100 oct. and the rest 91 to make 93.0 oct.
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 03-07-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By speedycpu
Heh, I could see the commercial now. "When...

Heh, I could see the commercial now.

"When normal laxatives just aren't working, try the new Ford Cobra Jet".
Forum: 2005-2014 Mustangs 03-07-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,319
Posted By speedycpu
Ok, got a few pics up. You'll have to zoom way in...

Ok, got a few pics up. You'll have to zoom way in on the panoramas to see much of anything. The pics without stangs in them are from the Oasis restaurant where we met up.
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Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-05-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,085
Posted By speedycpu
The way I do it w/o a wideband is look at the...

The way I do it w/o a wideband is look at the logged STFT doing a WOT run. Bama said my stoich is 14.36:1 (I believe, or close) instead of 14.7 (I guess due to ethanol?) and my AFR should be around...
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