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Old 01-07-2013, 12:57 PM   #106
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Put it this way it hits bumps so hard it will pop a soda out of the drink holder
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Old 01-07-2013, 01:30 PM   #107
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I would get that thing on a lift, or at least some jackstands and take a look under there.
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A pic after her quick bath. Taking it my my buddies house to get her up on the lift. Stage three clutch kit and flywheel, and rear main seal going in!

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Old 01-07-2013, 04:26 PM   #109
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i don't know how you'll feel about that clutch...i've run stage 3 before in v8 cars and they are very touchy if you do a lot of stop and go driving. hopeing it works out better on a sixxer. keep us up to date
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Not a lot of stop and go, but ill let you know what I think.
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Not a lot of stop and go, but ill let you know what I think.
yeah i'm thinking with the lack of tq it won't be too big an issue
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Old 01-08-2013, 09:17 AM   #112
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Well its not going to be too much of an issue....with all the hustle and bustle lately, I didnt even pay attention. Its actually a spec stage 2 clutch kit. Im trying to figure out if I still want to put it in...I dont have the extra downtime to wait for another kit, so we'll probably put it in anyway.
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Ok, clutch kit, flywheel, clutch cable, rear main seal all done. Holy hell does it have an amazing feel!

The old throwout bearing was in the worst shape id ever seen. And the clutch plate was worn down to the rivets, and even started eating through those! Its a miracle I was even able to drive it. Anyway, some more items checked off my overhaul list, on to the next.
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So ive been looking at getting a newer mustang. The dealership had this 2010 v6 vert. But after driving I hate it....im going to stick with trying to find a lower mileage 03-04 gt vert.

Also after getting more time behind the wheel of my mustang, I can safetly say that the clutch replacement/upgrade was worth every penny.

Ordering the new bumbers next friday!

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Old 02-03-2013, 05:31 AM   #115
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New bumpers, coil pack, plugs and wires.
Ordered the hood scoop yesterday as well as the flow 10's

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Ok, hood scoop and flowmaster 10's will be in wednesday. However the car won't start. Has error code P0354 and dtc D262 from the cluster. Everything is new, and just put in new cps and fuel pump and filter. My buddy is a tech and is going to bring his equipment over tomorrow night to dig further. It seems like a bad PCM, or a PATS issue. We are not thinking PATS because no codes, and the theft light does not blinnk while trying to start the car. Once again I will know more tomorrow night. At least I'll be able to get the hood scoop on and just sit there and look at it......
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Sucks man, Hope it's a quick fix, or at least cheap or easy.
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New bumpers, coil pack, plugs and wires.
Ordered the hood scoop yesterday as well as the flow 10's
Looks good so far! keep up the work! I live in Myrtle Beach so I don't have far for mustang week lol. I have been slowly getting mine ready since I got it about a month and a half ago. looking forward to it!
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:17 PM   #119
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Sucks man, Hope it's a quick fix, or at least cheap or easy.
Pretty sure it's the PCM. Talked to Ford, they are going to charge me 895.00 for a new one. So once I verify tomorrow, I'll throw it on the trailer and take it to Ford.

This is setting me back because I don't have much spare time and need to get this thing off to the body shop and paint.

Here is what remains to be installed:

Bodywork for dents, then complete base/clear respray of the same color (CX)
17x9 Chrome Bullitts (giving my current ones to a buddy)
New Tires
New Mirrors
New Cowl ( Cracked mine during strut tower install...derp )
Hawk Quite Slot Rotors (Bought)
Hawk Performance Plus HPS pads (Bought)
J&M Stainless Steel Brake Lines (Front and Rear)
Steeda X2 Balljoints
Hood Struts
Mac Prochamber
Hood Scoop (Bought)
Flowmaster 10's (Bought)
Stainless Steel Rad Cover
Window Tint
Black Reverse Glow Gauges
Gauge Bezels
Motorcraft Powersteering Pump
New Carpet
Raxiom Smoked Headlights
Raxiom Smoked Taillights
Raxiom Sequential kit
Fog Lights

I only have until Mustang week to finish. I'm going to be extremly close on time. I wish I could just take off a month of work just to get this thing done.

Next Year:
8.8 Rearend with 3.73's
Stage 3 Power Pack from SSM
Mach 1 Seats ( Or GT Black Leather)
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For giggles here is the list of everything completed thus far:

1.75" Drop ( 2" but left in isos, so about 1.75 )
Eibach Camber Bolts
American Muscle CAI
SCT Tuner 93 Race Tune
All Cats Removed
H-Pipe
Dual Flowmaster Super 40's, dumpled before the axle
Drilled/Slotted rotors (replacing these with the Hawks)
Rear Sway Bar
Strut Tower Brace
Mach 1 Chin Spoiler
Mach 1 Grille Delete
GT Front Bumper
GT Rear Bumper
Seatbelt Guides from a 1994 Mustang
Smoked LED Third Brake Light
Painted Calipers
Rockford Fosgate 6x8's
Rockford Fosgate P400.4
17x9" Anthrocite Bullitt Wheels
Spec Stage 2 Clutch Kit
Spec Aluminum Flywheel
Clutch Cable
Clutch Quadrant

Stuff Replaced as part of overhaul:
Battery
Battery Cables
Batter Terminals
Plugs
Wires
Coil Pack
Crank Position Sensor
Water Pump
Alternator
Radiator
Fuel Filter
Fuel Pump
Rear Main Seal
Tranny Fluid changed
Rear Diff Fluids Changed

I'm sure I'm missing something, I'll add later if I remember.
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:49 PM   #121
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Good grief what's the price tag for that
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:42 AM   #122
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Good grief what's the price tag for that
When she's all done we figure including the cost of the car (6k) Ill be into it about 20 grand. It a project car.

I always get asked why I dont just buy a gt or cobra. My answer is always the same. I am going to, as soon as I finish this one. And then I will proceed to do the same thing to that one. The next one will be an 03-04 GT vert. Then when Im done with that, a 93 fox. And they will all play nicely together in my garage. Its a hobby and passion. I'm a lifelong Mustang fanatic, and will continue to aggravate my wife with all this "wasted" money.
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Looks like a long list, also looks like you make a ****load more money than me. Lol
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:50 AM   #124
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Looks like a long list, also looks like you make a ****load more money than me. Lol
I was thinking the same thing!
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My wife and I have been financially responsible. It allows me to have all my toys, take care of the kids and live a comfortable life. Actually I have to give more of the credit to her. If I had my way completely with the bank account I would have waaay more toys, and waaaay less money!

I take any chance I can to promote Dave Ramsey. If you want to be debt free and live like no other, check out his Financial Peace University. It's changed our lives.
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:45 AM   #126
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well, I'm good with money, But I lost my job a few months back and that's what is smacking me right now, Specially since we are moving into an apartment now, Hopefully soon I can get back on my feet, I hate having half of our original income.
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Old 02-06-2013, 03:11 PM   #127
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Ok, ordered my pcm. Paying to have it overnighted, then ill tow the car to Ford to program the PATS and cut ke two new keys. I also got my hoodscoop and flowmaster 10's in today. Shes getting closer to being ready to head to the paint shop!

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Ok towed the car over to Ford. They are going to program the computer, cut two new keys and program tha PATS system for 105.00.

Its about time things went my way. Now I just have to wait for the dealership to call me back to pick it up.
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Ok towed the car over to Ford. They are going to program the computer, cut two new keys and program tha PATS system for 105.00.

Its about time things went my way. Now I just have to wait for the dealership to call me back to pick it up.
Sounds like a good deal!
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don't waste your time on a 2v GT...been there done that...wish i had spent a bit more for an s197. throw bolt ons at it and still see the tails of stock 05+ GTs suck at the track lol. Go test drive some and see what you think. just my opinion...
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I have no desire to own an 05-09 mustang. Just as ugly to me as the pontiac aztec.

I just picked up the mustang from ford. Im going to install the hood scoop tonight.
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Ok, ordered my pcm. Paying to have it overnighted, then ill tow the car to Ford to program the PATS and cut ke two new keys. I also got my hoodscoop and flowmaster 10's in today. Shes getting closer to being ready to head to the paint shop!
Where did you buy your hood scoop from?
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I have no desire to own an 05-09 mustang. Just as ugly to me as the pontiac aztec.

I just picked up the mustang from ford. Im going to install the hood scoop tonight.
if that's the case power adder or bust
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Not for a daily driver amd weekend cruiser. The 03-04 will suit me fine. My fox will be my track car.
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Got the car back from Ford. It's good to drive her again. I'm going to pull out the Motorcraft single platinums and replace them with some Autolite Coppers. After doing a check of all the plugs, the cylinder number one plug was quite rough. I got 30,000 miles out of them, so I won't complain.

Since I replaced the crank sensor, I also did the cam sensor, figured why not. So cam sensor can be checked off of my overhaul list.

A new addition to my list is two front fenders. The passenger side fender is cracked just behind the headlight, and the driverside is bent up towards the cowl. So before she goes to paint I'll get the new fenders on. I'm going to get the two fenders from American Muscle for 200.00 each. With as much as I have spent with them, I should get some kind of elite status soon!
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Make sure you use the 6% off code they offer for 50 posts on here just pm a rep... I'm sure you have just making sure
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Update, ordered my mac prochamber and am having it powder coated. More importantly ive set up the time to get the car to paint and body next month. I was going to have the prochamber and flow 10's, and piped out the back with 18", 3-4" diameter stainless tips next week, but I think ill wait until she gets back from paint to make it easier to paint inside the exhaust cutouts.

Oh also bought another mach 1 grille delete with the third piece. ( I broke the clips on mine when putting on the new bumper )
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Thanks to 1slosix I now have to add Hid's to my list. Fortunately they cost next to nothing so ill give em a try.
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yep...just make sure to aim them a bit lower then your halogen bulbs..you'll still see plenty down the road but you'll keep from blinding oncoming traffic...it's how i've gone so long without being flashed or hassled lol
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So I went ahead and ordered the white dome lights from superbrightleds.com, the hid kit for my headlights and fogs (35w 6000K) from DDM, and the Raxiom led license plate lights from American Muscle, along with the tinted fog lights. They will match the OE smoked head lights and Raxiom smaked tail lights, and the HID kit should be able to negate the tint at night as to not lose visibility.


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