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    08-14-2017, 03:52 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Ball joint leaking in Roadster
    Wipe it off and forget about for a while. Ball joints always leak a little. I grease mine until grease comes out and wipe it off. That usually blows...
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    08-14-2017, 06:17 AM
    Something like this would be your best bet. Most of the sound is from the elephant ears behind the tires. My guess is the lowest 12-15 inches. Years...
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    08-13-2017, 03:06 PM
    Nearly every first generation all electric power steering got bad reviews for feel. The OE systems are now getting much better reviews. Some even get...
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    08-13-2017, 02:53 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Engine Mount Torque Specs in Roadster
    1/2 drive impact wrench, 12-18 inch extension, about 2 seconds of trigger after it stops rotating. If you use the FFR supplied deformed metallic...
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    08-12-2017, 04:10 PM
    In another thread a poster suggested a safety thread and I thought that was a great idea. That thread was about aluminum sheet fabricating but let's...
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    08-12-2017, 03:55 PM
    Great idea. I will start one.
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    08-12-2017, 03:51 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Softer ride? in Roadster
    Yes Jeff is correct as usual but....are you autocrossing your car? If not, handling balance really isn't too important. If you are driving fast...
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    08-12-2017, 03:39 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Upper front control arm in Roadster
    Just to get things at a somewhat normal state assuming you have wheels and tires and can drop the car down on the floor. If no to either of those...
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    08-11-2017, 04:03 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Starter issues in Roadster
    Yes. that diagram is actually from an official Ford Tech Bulletin. It was written for people upgrading their Mustang. So the idea was to make minimal...
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    08-11-2017, 03:53 PM
    OK, I wasn't aware of your pin drive and trigos set up. I know the MkIVs actually have a tighter fender clearance than the older cars (WTH FFR?) but...
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    08-11-2017, 03:50 PM
    No I do not. Back maybe 3-4 years ago there were several posters who had them and were very happy so I just remember that. Also, I do have the MT...
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    08-11-2017, 03:46 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Mustang Donor IRS ?'s in Roadster
    I don't understand your reasoning here. A salvage rear complete w/ brakes will be less than the cost of the parts so why buy parts and then hope your...
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    08-11-2017, 03:41 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Softer ride? in Roadster
    Change to 250# rear springs. This used to be the standard FFR rear spring but was changed to 350 when they came out w/ their Konis. Back in the day...
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    08-11-2017, 06:35 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Starter issues in Roadster
    One other thought I just had. I sure don't remember the actual numbers but when I came across the info I was surprised. I believe there are two...
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    08-11-2017, 06:26 AM
    David I am curious what width and back space your front wheels are. Why 235s, pretty much the narrowest tire anyone runs, stick out so far.
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    08-10-2017, 07:03 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Inventory Frustrations in Roadster
    Another option is don't worry about it. All the threads I have read over the years indicate FFR is pretty good at filling any back orders you may...
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    08-10-2017, 07:01 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Front brakes in Roadster
    Do the grinding. The calipers move slightly as the pads wear so they could clear by a knats nut now and not later.
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    08-10-2017, 06:59 AM
    Consider these also 26x10 front and 26x12 rear http://www.mickeythompsontires.com/street/sportsman-sr/
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    08-10-2017, 06:56 AM
    I think I'd keep until next May or so. See how you feel about over the winter, see how anxious you are to get it out on the first nice spring day....
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    08-10-2017, 06:48 AM
    Check these out. Kind of the low end of the quality scale but...scroll down to the 'frequently bought together'...
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    08-08-2017, 06:59 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Starter issues in Roadster
    If your starter is the old style like this...
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    08-08-2017, 06:47 AM
    I wonder if you could adapt something w/ longer bolts and springs so the joint seals but can move. See the first jpeg in the second post here;...
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    08-07-2017, 06:47 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Hood Lock Handles Location in Roadster
    You might also look at how the hood matches the curve of the cowl looking toward the car from the front. Many seem to end up w/ the rear hood corners...
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    08-07-2017, 06:35 AM
    I would put the pump and filter near the tank. Depending on rear suspension type there is usually some room on the inside surface of the longitudinal...
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    08-07-2017, 06:31 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread Turn Signals Not Flashing in Roadster
    Congrats on finding and fixing the problem.
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    08-07-2017, 06:24 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread rear koni in Roadster
    Feadam your pic looks fine to me.
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    08-06-2017, 07:12 AM
    CraigS replied to a thread rear koni in Roadster
    Not sure how common it is but I have seen plenty of discussions about the shock being either too close to the back of the axle, or too close to the...
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    08-06-2017, 07:06 AM
    My 2200 cfm fan was occasionally popping a 25A circuit breaker so 30A is certainly possible.
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    08-05-2017, 04:06 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Which driveshaft in Roadster
    When I did my 2015 IRS retrofit, I called a local drive shaft shop and asked how he wanted me to measure. He said give me the distance from the edge...
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    08-05-2017, 03:59 PM
    CraigS replied to a thread Carl's Mk 4 Roadster Build in Roadster
    Looking great Carl!!!!!!
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