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Forum: Project Cars 06-01-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,559
Posted By 1sicklx
Called it :jester:

Called it :jester:
Forum: Project Cars 05-16-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,538
Posted By 1sicklx
You finally have a vehicle that looks better than...

You finally have a vehicle that looks better than the red lightning did. Very clean and mean.
Forum: Project Cars 05-01-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,559
Posted By 1sicklx
Nice!! Can't wait to hear it fired up.

Nice!! Can't wait to hear it fired up.
Forum: Project Cars 08-25-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,538
Posted By 1sicklx
Very clean car ... Have you considered losing the...

Very clean car ... Have you considered losing the wing?
Forum: Project Cars 08-05-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,538
Posted By 1sicklx
:werd:

:werd:
Forum: Project Cars 07-19-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,559
Posted By 1sicklx
Guilty :baby: :baby: :baby:

Guilty :baby: :baby: :baby:
Forum: Project Cars 11-02-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,888
Posted By 1sicklx
:wtly: a few times over

:wtly: a few times over
Forum: Project Cars 10-23-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
Test fitting the chin spoiler ... ...

Test fitting the chin spoiler ...

http://www.streetstangs.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=8387&stc=1&d=1414115275
Forum: Project Cars 10-21-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
This arrived yesterday ... :) ...

This arrived yesterday ... :)

http://www.streetstangs.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=8386&stc=1&d=1413890307
Forum: Project Cars 10-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
Nope ... but that's not a terrible idea. ...

Nope ... but that's not a terrible idea. :jester:

Replaced the plugs and fuel filter.

Installed an UltraGauge and started hypermiling.

I began fuel logging in mid-August with a base tank...
Forum: Project Cars 10-13-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
Achieved a personal best average MPG for a tank. ...

Achieved a personal best average MPG for a tank. 26.3 ... 64+% over EPA.

Not to shabby for a police cruiser with 3.55s in the rear.
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 09-21-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,734
Posted By 1sicklx
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: Project Cars 08-25-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
So much for "cop suspension" :jester: Tie...

So much for "cop suspension" :jester:

Tie rod ends and upper/lower ball joints all need to be replaced.

http://www.streetstangs.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=8375&stc=1&d=1409017559
...
Forum: Project Cars 08-21-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,028
Posted By 1sicklx
Nice, waiting on that burn out pic :jester:

Nice, waiting on that burn out pic :jester:
Forum: Chassis, Drivetrain, Suspension, Brakes & Tires 08-17-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,784
Posted By 1sicklx
Assuming that everything has been installed...

Assuming that everything has been installed correctly, my first thought is the cc plates and the need for an alignment.
Forum: Project Cars 08-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
Tirerack.com is one of the sources I use for...

Tirerack.com is one of the sources I use for comparison shopping. Between the traction, tread wear (820 btw), and road noise ratings, I'm perfectly happy for what I paid. :nice:
Forum: Chassis, Drivetrain, Suspension, Brakes & Tires 08-17-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By 1sicklx
Comparing OEM ball joints with aftermarket

Interesting video highlighting quality differences between OEM pieces and typical aftermarket replacements ... The video is in reference to Toyota products, but it's enlightening all the same.
...
Forum: Project Cars 08-16-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
We can check tires off the list ... ...

We can check tires off the list ...

http://www.streetstangs.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=8374&stc=1&d=1408186770
Forum: Interior, Sound, and Shine 08-13-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,515
Posted By 1sicklx
Bouncing speedometer

The speedometer in the CV will periodically bounce at low speeds until you reach about 40 mph or so. Sometimes it doesn't bounce at all, sometimes it bounces, sometimes it will lay flat before...
Forum: Project Cars 08-12-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
First things first, I'm working on getting the...

First things first, I'm working on getting the maintenance records from the Birmingham PD. After I've made sure service is up to date and address any potential issues I find along the way we'll...
Forum: Project Cars 08-12-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
Will do, but I don't foresee that happening any...

Will do, but I don't foresee that happening any time soon.
Forum: Project Cars 08-10-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,489
Posted By 1sicklx
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Project Cars 08-10-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
Local dealer bought it at auction. I did a...

Local dealer bought it at auction. I did a little research and found out what it sold for. I made out pretty good on it.
Forum: Project Cars 08-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
http://www.streetstangs.net/attachment.php?attachm...

http://www.streetstangs.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=8373&stc=1&d=1407715773
Forum: Project Cars 08-10-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By 1sicklx
2000 Police Interceptor

Former Birmingham Police cruiser (unit 749)

It has 102K on the odometer. Car seems to be in decent mechanical shape, but I'm going to be in preventive and restorative maintenance for a while.
...
Forum: Project Cars 02-17-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,494
Posted By 1sicklx
:wave:

:wave:
Forum: Project Cars 05-07-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,339
Posted By 1sicklx
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Project Cars 04-14-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,900
Posted By 1sicklx
You might consider deleting the "soon" part from...

You might consider deleting the "soon" part from your signature...
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 04-08-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,032
Posted By 1sicklx
That was corrected about a year ago. Replaced a...

That was corrected about a year ago. Replaced a bad coilpack and changed the other boots. Installed new valve cover gaskets to fix the oil leak issue.
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 04-08-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,032
Posted By 1sicklx
Or perhaps it's a burnt valve.

Or perhaps it's a burnt valve.
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 04-08-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,032
Posted By 1sicklx
Question 3.9L Lincoln LS Miss ... HELP

I need help diagnosing a single cylinder miss. Coil pack, spark plug, and fuel injector have all been swapped around, but miss persists on same cylinder.

At this point, I'm suspecting that an...
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 04-02-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,597
Posted By 1sicklx
Clean fox. Is he going to need a custom...

Clean fox. Is he going to need a custom driveshaft for the setup?
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 04-02-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,597
Posted By 1sicklx
Here's a fairly in depth discussion on the topic...

Here's a fairly in depth discussion on the topic ...

http://forums.corral.net/forums/svt-dohc/1292624-has-no-one-installed-5-0-ti-vct-sn95.html
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 04-01-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,597
Posted By 1sicklx
From what little I've read on the topic, a few...

From what little I've read on the topic, a few people have ran into low rpm drivability issues and stalling at idle. At least one of these cases was due to the owner using an aftermarket MAF without...
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 03-31-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,597
Posted By 1sicklx
Question SN95 Coyote 5.0 Swap

Ok, this has surely crossed some of your minds given the relative affordability of the create engine, but has anyone really dug into what all would be needed to make this type of swap a reality?
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 07-26-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,722
Posted By 1sicklx
They did a compression test on every cylinder and...

They did a compression test on every cylinder and all were within normal tolerances.

The first shop has given up. Now I'm trying to decide what to do ... I talked to the service department at...
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 07-21-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,722
Posted By 1sicklx
After going into fail safe mode I took it to a...

After going into fail safe mode I took it to a shop. They've had it 3 days and can't figure out what's going on.

Dropped the exhaust from the manifolds back and saw no improvement so they don't...
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 07-12-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,722
Posted By 1sicklx
105K Plugs are new. There are no plug wires.

105K

Plugs are new. There are no plug wires.
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 07-12-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,722
Posted By 1sicklx
After valve cover gaskets, coil boots, and two...

After valve cover gaskets, coil boots, and two coil packs;

Survey says ....

replace the computer.

Codes previously thrown ...

p0606 - PCM / ECM Processor fault
p0308 - Cylinder 8...
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 06-12-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,722
Posted By 1sicklx
Code is for ignition coil malfunction. ...

Code is for ignition coil malfunction.

Picking up the new boots today.
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 06-10-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,722
Posted By 1sicklx
BTW, these symtoms were present before plugs and...

BTW, these symtoms were present before plugs and coil pack were replaced.

Did the plugs because they were due and the coil because it had went south.
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 06-10-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,722
Posted By 1sicklx
Exclamation Help with ailing LS

I've replaced the plugs and the #5 coil pack as well as the valve cover gaskets as oil was leaking into some of the plug wells.

Driving the car it gets "jerky" on inclines and continues when...
Forum: EEC Management 10-14-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,875
Posted By 1sicklx
You can count me in that group ... I'd consider...

You can count me in that group ... I'd consider looking at a different meter. I had nothing but problems with the C&L.

Hope y'all get it worked out.
Forum: Project Cars 08-24-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 44,197
Posted By 1sicklx
He wasn't called "Bling-zilla" for...

He wasn't called "Bling-zilla" for nothing!
Forum: Mod Motor Tech (4.6 & 5.4) 12-22-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By 1sicklx
http://i308.photobucket.com/albums/kk321/infinity-...

http://i308.photobucket.com/albums/kk321/infinity-squared/NOS.jpg
Forum: Ford Pushrod Tech (5.0 & 5.8) 06-24-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By 1sicklx
Additional input is welcomed and encouraged ......

Additional input is welcomed and encouraged ... :chug:
Forum: Ford Pushrod Tech (5.0 & 5.8) 06-22-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By 1sicklx
Post Tools for Engine Builders:

Below you'll find a well rounded list of tools to get the job done when building or rebuilding your engine.

Here’s what you’re going to need to get started:

Set of Flat Head and Phillips...
Forum: Ford Pushrod Tech (5.0 & 5.8) 06-21-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By 1sicklx
Yes. 95 Cobra T-5

Yes. 95 Cobra T-5
Forum: Interior, Sound, and Shine 06-08-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,415
Posted By 1sicklx
I like Black, Dark Shadow Grey, Sonic Blue,...

I like Black, Dark Shadow Grey, Sonic Blue, Silver, White... pretty much in that order. I'm not really a fan of "loud" colors ... I'd get sick of looking at it.
Forum: Ford Pushrod Tech (5.0 & 5.8) 05-13-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By 1sicklx
PMAS and Pro-M are not the same company. C&L...

PMAS and Pro-M are not the same company. C&L meters work by using the factory sensor and changing the sample tube ... in my experience this hasn't worked very well.

I would get a MAF from PMAS or...
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