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Old 06-09-2010, 02:15 PM   #41
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It's not Saturday, and since Saturday is my only day off for the week, I only drink on a Saturday. Thanks for the sarcasm anyway.
I was under the car, the engine was off, and I had her push the clutch in and put it in gear. The driveshaft turned. She released the pedal and I couldn't turn it anymore, so at least I know it's engaging, so I can only assume it'll need a very minor adjustment. My tool assortment is pretty inclusive, but for some reason I am missing a "good" 14mm socket and 12mm and 18mm wrenches.
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Success! I finally just got the locknut loose and adjusted the rod and took the car for a drive. What a difference in pedal feel though. It's way lighter than stock, which is kinda strange, but then again, my stock clutch supposedly had 143,000 miles on it. I'm driving it to work tonight, cleaning up my fueling and making boost control adjustments. Tomorrow I took a paid holiday so I could go beat this car up at the drag strip, so hopefully I'll have close to 500 miles on this clutch so it's "broken in".
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Success! I finally just got the locknut loose and adjusted the rod and took the car for a drive. What a difference in pedal feel though. It's way lighter than stock, which is kinda strange, but then again, my stock clutch supposedly had 143,000 miles on it. I'm driving it to work tonight, cleaning up my fueling and making boost control adjustments. Tomorrow I took a paid holiday so I could go beat this car up at the drag strip, so hopefully I'll have close to 500 miles on this clutch so it's "broken in".
Nice. I plan on getting the FM1 clutch in the near future. Also goodluck at the strip. I hope you win.
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I just got off the phone with my friend who is setting up the drag meet. He told me he's working on getting his car ready as we spoke, he's got the '66 Mustang Fastback with the built 302. His brother with the GT 350H isn't going, but his friend with the Thunderbird Turbo coupe is. There'll probably be a few 5.0's, cause this crew rolls with all Ford stuff. At the track though, there should be a whole variety of stuff there. I'll repost tomorrow in a new thread complete with datalogs, pics, and videos.
Thanks again for all your help guys!
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they are probably all on spray and all will pwn you.
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Old 06-10-2010, 01:23 PM   #47
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they are probably all on spray and all will pwn you.
Ok RYAN. My friend Ryan has an 02 Camaro and every car he gets and races he uses "spray". Then he either wins or snaps axels. None of these Ford guys use it though, so I'm sure it'll be a fun night. I just want to go, have a good time, and be able to drive home.
Saturday I'm pullin my 460's and swappin the stockers in again. The 460's leak real bad and they need a date with DW for reconditioning.
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