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Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 09-25-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,226
Posted By trbstang
Forever. Or at least until I can't drive anymore,...

Forever. Or at least until I can't drive anymore, then I will give it to one of my kids to drive me around! I still have my 87 5.0 LX I bought new and I don't plan to get rid of it either.
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 06-24-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By trbstang
I just went through this on my 16 GT. Things...

I just went through this on my 16 GT. Things like floor mats, splash guards, etc that they consider will add value to the car, they will cover without you declaring them before the loss, but other...
Forum: S550 Mustang Photos / Videos / Photoshops 06-11-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 25,389
Posted By trbstang
2017 dash/ interior? I thought the LCD cluster is...

2017 dash/ interior? I thought the LCD cluster is going to be standard for 2018.
Forum: S550 Mustang Photos / Videos / Photoshops 06-11-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 405,166
Posted By trbstang
Thanks. No injuries, I was just a little sore the...

Thanks. No injuries, I was just a little sore the past few days. Don't know if it will be totaled or not yet. The box truck wanted in my lane, spun me around and I hit the center wall on the...
Forum: S550 Mustang Photos / Videos / Photoshops 06-11-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 405,166
Posted By trbstang
Didn't know where would be the best place to put...

Didn't know where would be the best place to put these pics, so I will put one of the less graphic ones here. Maybe we need an injured pony picture thread. It still looks good, even in the current...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 04-28-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,869
Posted By trbstang
I agree, these cars do rev quick. I've hit the...

I agree, these cars do rev quick. I've hit the rev limiter a few times, I can say. After driving my 87 for 24 years, with 3.73 gears for about 10 of them, it is still a big difference. My last...
Forum: Wheels & Tires -- Sponsored by MRR Design 04-28-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By trbstang
I have to agree with jbailer about the spacers. ...

I have to agree with jbailer about the spacers. I tried the 25mm ones on my GT PP and the rears were just a bit too much. So I ordered a set of Eibach 20mm ones fo the rear, and used the 25mm ones...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 04-27-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By trbstang
Depends on your insurance company and the other...

Depends on your insurance company and the other driver's if you deal with them. In my experience, all with State Farm as mine and luckily the other party's insurance, I was more than happy with the...
Forum: Issues, Repairs, Warranty, TSB, Recalls 04-26-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By trbstang
Mine does the same thing so I have to re-position...

Mine does the same thing so I have to re-position it. Bad thing is most of the time when I move the seat back to the normal position, the side lever does not seat down fully. Dealer wants to keep...
Forum: V8 5.0L Engine / Mods: Bolt-ons, Exhaust, Tuning 04-25-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,345
Posted By trbstang
Sounds like you have a pretty decent deal on it. ...

Sounds like you have a pretty decent deal on it. My Premium, performance pack Ruby red GT, without the 401a package, was about $37k when I bought it last year. Sticker was about $42,300. It is...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 04-01-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,403
Posted By trbstang
My salesman left the plastic dealer tag on under...

My salesman left the plastic dealer tag on under the metal plate as a protector. It works pretty well and didn't cost me anything. Then I put on a black plastic frame to finish it out.
Forum: Issues, Repairs, Warranty, TSB, Recalls 03-22-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By trbstang
Also check the padding below the carpet if you...

Also check the padding below the carpet if you ever go through water. I drove through about 8-10" water a few times in my other cars and always got water in my car through the floor. Don't know how...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 03-21-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,951
Posted By trbstang
Almost the same thing happened to me with my 87...

Almost the same thing happened to me with my 87 LX 5.0. I bought it 30 years ago, and my sister and her husband came over to visit several weeks later. Took him for a drive, and he was so impressed,...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 03-07-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,941
Posted By trbstang
I concur. I wanted it for the performance parts,...

I concur. I wanted it for the performance parts, the look, and the potential for track duty one day. At first I thought it was a bit harsh, but I soon got used to it. My commute is about 9 miles,...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 03-05-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By trbstang
They will fit with a spacer. The extra 1/2" is...

They will fit with a spacer. The extra 1/2" is on the inside of the rear wheels and hits the strut otherwise. I tried my wheels on front and back with a 1" bolt on spacer and they fit without...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 01-22-2017, 02:13 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,398
Posted By trbstang
I bought my first Mustang in 87, a 5.0 LX with AC...

I bought my first Mustang in 87, a 5.0 LX with AC and radio as the only options. It was my daily driver for the next 306K miles and 24 years. I couldn't get a new one when the motor blew, so I...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 12-01-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,052
Posted By trbstang
That would have been a great prize to win. I...

That would have been a great prize to win. I entered probably a dozen times and hoped I would have a chance.

The best thing I (almost) won was VIP tickets and 2 days in LA when Jay Leno returned...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 11-24-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,053
Posted By trbstang
Just saw this, and I have to say, nice cars! Neat...

Just saw this, and I have to say, nice cars! Neat having an original and the current model too. I hope to find a 65 fastback someday, like the one my father bought new when I was born. Good luck...
Forum: Texas 11-21-2016, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By trbstang
I went on a hill country cruise with the Texas...

I went on a hill country cruise with the Texas Saleen club last month and we had a blast. We started in the morning in Kerrville, took 16 out to Medina, then to Leakey, 336 up to 41, then east to...
Forum: Issues, Repairs, Warranty, TSB, Recalls 09-10-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By trbstang
We've had several failures in our local Houston...

We've had several failures in our local Houston S550 club, to the point that people are waiting weeks for replacement parts. One of the members works for Ford service, and he has replaced quite a...
Forum: General Automotive Topics (non 6th Gen Mustang) 09-10-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,363
Posted By trbstang
Wow, I can't imagine owning all the cars some of...

Wow, I can't imagine owning all the cars some of you have owned!

I'm 51 and drove daily these:

1981 Olds Cutlass - 1981-1986
1978 Fairmont Futura - 1986-1987
1987 Mustang 5.0 LX - 1987-2011 ...
Forum: S550 Mustang Photos / Videos / Photoshops 09-10-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 405,166
Posted By trbstang
Looks nice! I have the same car, in 1/18 and...

Looks nice! I have the same car, in 1/18 and 1/24 scale, and need to paint them Ruby Red. What paint did you use?
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 09-08-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,363
Posted By trbstang
I feel your pain. That is why I park on the roof...

I feel your pain. That is why I park on the roof away from everyone unless I get an ideal spot in the covered garage. A dash cam with a motion detector that records whenever something is in range...
Forum: S550 Mustang Photos / Videos / Photoshops 07-17-2016, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By trbstang
Great turn out! I confirmed the count at 133+...

Great turn out! I confirmed the count at 133+ cars when they were done staging. As an accountant, I just had to count for myself since there were so many in attendance!
Forum: Houston S550 Club 06-14-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,086
Posted By trbstang
I just sent in a request to join, but don't want...

I just sent in a request to join, but don't want to post up my new car on FB. Don't want to let everyone know what I have. Thanks!

Thomas
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