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by mangostick
Sat Apr 30, 2005 4:49 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: tcic install
Replies: 31
Views: 3821

I dunno...they sent a merkur over 200mph with a factory style ignition system...with that in mind I will never get my xr to go that fast unless It makes its way out of the back of a c17 or c5...at some good altitude :!: I'd rather spend money to keep the factory system working as best it can and spe...
by mangostick
Fri Apr 29, 2005 6:48 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Brakes
Replies: 23
Views: 2385

I got the brembo replacements out of tire rack and the "green stuff" pads..they take alot longer to fade than the generic stuff that was on there..Im very happy with em..and I paid less including shipping. Its all up to personal pref though...we will all pay for what we want sooner or later.... 8)
by mangostick
Fri Apr 29, 2005 12:48 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: stock hp?
Replies: 8
Views: 1395

I'll see what she gets to the ground at carlisle...even if I have to risk public embarassment! :-D Im not expecting anything much over stock..only running a rr cam and 3" full exhaust...not ic'd yet...just better fuel delivery and 16psi boost.
by mangostick
Fri Apr 29, 2005 12:43 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Steering harmonic feedback
Replies: 7
Views: 1602

I'll have em in before carlisle..so if not before the show I will report my findings sometime during the weekend..probably over a beer or three...:-D you could also ask Greyson or Anglin..Im pretty sure they run em if they sell them too :wink:
by mangostick
Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:07 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Steering harmonic feedback
Replies: 7
Views: 1602

My stock rack bushings are trashed too...makes for some interesting manuevrs on uneven pavement..Im wondering how the aluminum ones I got for it will feel....hmm... :D
by mangostick
Thu Apr 28, 2005 1:52 am
Forum: Carlisle 2005
Topic: Merkur mug shots
Replies: 66
Views: 16582

Oh yeah this is gonna be a good weekend! :D I'll figure out how to post pics soon but my cardomain # is 501382...pics of car and mug are there...feel free to check em out 8)
by mangostick
Thu Apr 28, 2005 1:45 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Carbon fiber Cosworth Grill
Replies: 47
Views: 5355

I suppose you could make the tabs from some aluminum stock (thin stuff but not wimpy thin) and laminate them in. Not sure if this would cause any cracking over time though....
by mangostick
Thu Apr 28, 2005 1:42 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Steering harmonic feedback
Replies: 7
Views: 1602

you may want to take a look at the control arm bushings and just replace em with urethane ones..does it shake when you brake?? The factory bushes here were really soft to begin with, but at this age they are definately a possibility in your noise/vibe issue...
by mangostick
Thu Apr 28, 2005 1:38 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: throttle shaft bushings
Replies: 9
Views: 1376

my bushings are fine but I have a problem with the linkage being loose and the throttle plate sticking at the end of its travel (closed). Anyone know where to get new linkage parts?
by mangostick
Wed Apr 27, 2005 11:37 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: stock hp?
Replies: 8
Views: 1395

Speaking of HP...what is the percentage of loss from the crank to the rear wheels in an xr w/ t-5? Anyone have a ballpark #? :?: