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by Matt01
Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: A Merkur XR4Ti or Mustang SVO, which is better Project?
Replies: 14
Views: 5802

Re: A Merkur XR4Ti or Mustang SVO, which is better Project?

Just as a minor correction, SVO's did NOT come stock with the 8.8 rear, they have the 7.5. Many have been swapped and it's fairly simple to do, but it's not a stock SVO part. oh crap! thats true, it came with a crappy 7.5 traction loc or something like that. All the GT's till 86 or something had it...
by Matt01
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: A Merkur XR4Ti or Mustang SVO, which is better Project?
Replies: 14
Views: 5802

Re: A Merkur XR4Ti or Mustang SVO, which is better Project?

I own a foxbody and an XR4Ti, I feel qualified to answer this for you. considering the SVO already has an 8.8 and LSD, with a hurst short shifter, and koni shocks, 5 bolt swap, out of the box the SVO is a better car. But if you have money and time to invest the XR4 is a much funner car to drive. The...
by Matt01
Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Rear Disc swap, poor pad contact on rotor
Replies: 43
Views: 14717

Re: Rear Disc swap, poor pad contact on rotor

heres a good photo of the problem for the records (stupid photobucket wont show my old one)

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by Matt01
Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: New Updated Build Thread. 1989 XR4. 4 years of progress.
Replies: 10
Views: 8228

New Updated Build Thread. 1989 XR4. 4 years of progress.

Hi MCA, Since the whole photo bucket thing, I figured I would start a new thread. I ll see what I can remember and what order I did things. It all started in 2012 when I bought the car from a gentlemen in Buffalo NY, the car was plated in Ohio. The guy told me he got a couple offers on the car for p...
by Matt01
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Photobucket 3rd party???
Replies: 40
Views: 18522

Re: Photobucket 3rd party???

well it turns out its for real.. looks like I have to find an alternative. I have to go through my threads and update everything ;(
by Matt01
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - XR4Ti
Topic: 1986 Ford Sierra RS COSWORTH
Replies: 4
Views: 2991

Re: 1986 Ford Sierra RS COSWORTH

so much want right there, wow.
by Matt01
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Photobucket 3rd party???
Replies: 40
Views: 18522

Re: Photobucket 3rd party???

i ignored it completely. I dont think its legit, it looks more like a "click this link" type spam.
by Matt01
Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - XR4Ti
Topic: 1987 Xr4ti
Replies: 3
Views: 3271

Re: 1987 Xr4ti

DAReese wrote:Didn't realize the exchange rate had gotten so favorable to the USD again.
you can pay in monopoly money, its the same rate as CAD....
by Matt01
Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Tired of low ride, changing to stockish ride. Advice please?
Replies: 14
Views: 4363

Re: Tired of low ride, changing to stockish ride. Advice ple

theres no retrofit really, just take off the old springs and put the stockers back on.

otherwise get a set of coilovers and adjust the height any time you like.
by Matt01
Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Anyone use Surtrack/Trakmotive CV axles?
Replies: 5
Views: 3251

Re: Anyone use Surtrack/Trakmotive CV axles?

technically they do use a special grease, its a thick black grease. they sell it in packets at napa.

i dont know whats special about it however.
by Matt01
Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Bad temp gauge or something else?
Replies: 11
Views: 4512

Re: Bad temp gauge or something else?

if its factory, its trash, if its parts store, its trash.
contact our vendors for the correct one.
by Matt01
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Carlisle 2017
Topic: Carlisle 2017 Photos now online
Replies: 2
Views: 7735

Re: Carlisle 2017 Photos now online

drove 8 hours..


my car didnt even make the pics. At least theres a picture of me in there, Im not totally deleted from Merkur history.
by Matt01
Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - XR4Ti
Topic: Parts for sale - Delivery to Carlisle
Replies: 3
Views: 2999

Re: Parts for sale - Delivery to Carlisle

I didnt bring anything with me unless someone asked me for it. Even the part I did bring the guy never contacted me.
by Matt01
Wed May 24, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Classifieds - XR4Ti
Topic: WTB Wilwood brake adapters
Replies: 7
Views: 3287

Re: WTB Wilwood brake adapters

Ya I know theres alot of love for those PBRs here, personally Im not a huge fan. My dads 02 Mustang has those things and its a good thing he bought lifetime warranty calipers,they seem to screw up every few years. Those damn phenolic pistons dont hold up. If you want a market item plan to convert to...
by Matt01
Tue May 23, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - XR4Ti
Topic: WTB Wilwood brake adapters
Replies: 7
Views: 3287

Re: WTB Wilwood brake adapters

because noone really makes them for the Merkur. John V makes parts to do what you want to do, but he does not seem too sure when he's going to make another batch. Maybe if you contact him (by phone is best) and tell him you're interested he'll finally see theres enough interest to do another batch. ...