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    Today, 10:16 AM
    ptstew replied to a thread Power Steering Conversion in Roadster
    Thanks, Craig. Your comment re ratio especially helpful. I did upgrade front suspension to the U and LCAs and coil over shocks offered by FFR in...
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    Yesterday, 10:55 PM
    ptstew replied to a thread Power Steering Conversion in Roadster
    Thanks for all the great info, Karl. My 2002 vintage car looks a lot different from yours. I see in the Mk4 assembly manual where they talk about...
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    Yesterday, 12:21 PM
    I am putting together a plan to add P/S to my Mk 1 1/2. I am now running a donor Mustang radiator, fan shroud, and overflow tank with the kit...
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    Yesterday, 10:20 AM
    ptstew replied to a thread Old Part Disposal in Roadster
    Thanks, all. Will check on emblem value and sell the rest to a scrap dealer in town.
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    06-24-2019, 09:50 PM
    ptstew replied to a thread Old Part Disposal in Roadster
    Yeah, it’s already got the water passages, too!
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    06-24-2019, 01:39 PM
    ptstew started a thread Old Part Disposal in Roadster
    Any suggestions for what to do with unneeded 5.0L intake manifold other than a metal scrap dealer?
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    06-24-2019, 08:34 AM
    Tell him I said hello. You and he were a big part of my build which I continue to enjoy! Thanks.
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    06-23-2019, 06:16 PM
    Dave at Auto Doctor referred me to you. Is he still there?
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    06-23-2019, 03:17 PM
    Hey, are you the same Jeff Miller who painted my car Viper Blue with Ford Wimbledon white stripes in Temecula back in June, 2002? Just wondering. 17...
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    06-20-2019, 11:05 PM
    ptstew replied to a thread I'm joining the club in Roadster
    I built my car with a heater but no defrost vents in Southern California (Coto de Caza) and it drove there for 14 years; now in Houston. I definitely...
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    06-18-2019, 12:38 PM
    In my car the ECU definitely controls the fuel pump through the FP relay. With ignition, the pump primes for a few seconds and then turns off until...
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    06-17-2019, 11:02 PM
    ptstew replied to a thread New Engine in Texas Discussions
    James at Radical Roadsters did a great job and the car is running really strong. I got the BluePrint stock 302 staying with stock 1991 EFI.
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    06-13-2019, 10:30 AM
    ptstew replied to a thread Brake Shoes in Roadster
    Thanks so much, guys. I have ordered the Armorall. I’ll give conversion to rear discs some thought. Kind of depends on how well rears work after...
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    06-12-2019, 09:49 PM
    ptstew replied to a thread Brake Shoes in Roadster
    Installed and bedded in Hawk HPS pads today. They are a major improvement over the Porterfield ones I had. Will now proceed with modifying the Brake...
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    06-10-2019, 11:38 AM
    ptstew replied to a thread Brake Shoes in Roadster
    Thanks so much, Craig. I always wondered what that brake control valve looked like inside. Those plugs are still available from eBay and others to...
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    06-09-2019, 07:13 PM
    Well, that’s a whole ‘nother story!
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    06-09-2019, 11:39 AM
    ptstew replied to a thread Brake Shoes in Roadster
    Thanks, Gorden
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    06-09-2019, 10:45 AM
    ptstew started a thread Brake Shoes in Roadster
    Now that I am back on the road I want to get better braking for my strictly around town street car. I have stock 1991 manual front disc and rear drum...
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    06-08-2019, 01:42 PM
    Just wanted to let everyone who helped me with this no start issue know that I am finally back on the road. It turned out that the 1993 Cobra “bolt...
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    05-29-2019, 01:27 PM
    Thanks, Mark. Sounds like a good plan although I want to do the install myself. Thanks for the picture. Looks great!
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    05-29-2019, 09:32 AM
    Mark, adding P/S is probably my next project. I now have steering shaft that came with kit and a Flaming River 15:1 rack. Did you go with a stock...
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    05-28-2019, 10:00 AM
    ptstew replied to a thread Mk II 15 rear tires in Roadster
    Thanks. I’ll check to see if reversing the shock helps.
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About ptstew
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I am a car enthusiast. Bought and built FFR #3121 in 2001-2002. Registered in July 2002 as a Special Constructed vehicle in California and moved to Texas in 2016 and registered as a Custom Vehicle. Use Forum to stay abreast of FFR culture and to compare experiences with the car.
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Houston, Texas
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Phil: FFR 3121, Mk 1 1/2 built 2002, 1991 302, T-5 and 3.55 rear.

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