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JimC last won the day on January 28

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  1. Nice project. And I see you are using CAD for the intake (Cardboard Assisted Design!)
  2. Unlike the Probe the Mach E is not replacing the Mustang
  3. Well I'm glad it wasn't me memory that was faulty then!
  4. Looks like a fun project - and underside done already gets you a long way to the finish. I thought that the 1970 had a 302, and the 289 wasn't available after 1968?
  5. Agreed, not enough understanding of firearms, firearm safety, and self protection.
  6. Took my 11 year old grandson to the range today. He said it was a great time. I'm thinking of selling my Bodyguard. I am the only one who can shoot it - long heavy trigger pull. My wife can't fire it and if that is the only gun she can get to if something happens and I'm not home it would not be good. The new Springfield 911 is a very nice shooting .380 gun.
  7. I think that you are correct - stock typically is 8" wide or less (I think a 17" wheel is narrower).
  8. I have 18" wheels from a 2012, with Blizzak snow tires mounted on them.
  9. I had the NItto G2 on my 2013 - it was when they first came out and NItto gave me a set for testing (second time they had me testing and evaluating tires, pretty nice to get a full set of tires and all I had to do was send in a write up every couple of weeks). I really liked the G2's. Good grip and handling with them. Drove through some big rain storms as well with them with no issues at all. Since they are summer UHP tires I didn't use them in the winter in SE Michigan where I was living at the time. I've been thinking about getting some for my 2017 - too bad Nitto doesn't have anything that needs testing right now!
  10. Do you have other tunes on the SCT for different octane? It could be that the car is running an 87 octane performance tune from MPT, I know that they do those.
  11. The only other cord you need is to connect it to your computer, and that is a standard printer cord (kind of a square end that goes into the bottom of the handheld). You will need to download the SCT updater and that is the first thing I would do since it is likely out of date for the handheld operating system.
  12. Ended up with the EcoBoost convertible - as soon as my wife saw it in the showroom, the GT was not coming home. On the way home she said, "if I hadn't come with you then you probably would have come back with the GT" - told her probably, or the 2008 Shelby Convertible on the used car lot! The MRT struts aren't backwards, they were done at MRT. Redline though the mounting point is to the front of the car, and MRT uses existing mount points on the stock hinge so maybe that is what you meant by "backwards".
  13. It wasn't that I didn't like the SHO, in fact I really missed my massaging seats from the SHO this past Thursday night when I drove from Michigan back to my home in North Carolina. The SHO was very comfortable, and the performance was very surprising. If I decide to get another car to add to the group (my wife's BMW and my Mustang) then definitely I will be looking at the SHO or MKS - best for roominess and performance in one package. But I wanted a Mustang and should have just bought one when I got rid of the cursed 2013. Ford offered such good incentives on the SHO at that time though that it was hard to pass up.
  14. I was surprised that there wasn't a strut tower brace on this one. It was on my 2013. There is a firewall brace though going from each strut tower back to the firewall.
  15. Last weekend I managed to run 13.5 and 13.6 all day with 1.91 for the 60'. This past weekend though I could not get any traction and ran 13.8 with 2.05 for 60'. So definitely need some drag radials for traction. As soon as I got into the throttle the rear tires started to spin. I even sat the line and built boost then just lifted my foot off the brake and the tires started spinning.
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