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  1. 2012 5.0 wheel hop and traction issues

    2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    Got a 2012 5.0, with aftermarket cold air intake and tuner, everything else is stock. Car came with 3.15 gears and tiger paw gtz tires. i'd really like to change gears and work on the suspension but i'm not in a hurry. SO question is what are some of the essentials to reduce or eliminate the...
  2. Tires or upp/low control arms for traction vs. cost

    Wheels and Tires
    hey guys i was just curious as to what you think would be the best and cheapest way for improving traction. should i get bigger newer tires or new upper and lower control arms? now the tires i am looking at are 275 pzero nero's which cost 900, but i also have to get them mounted and balanced...
  3. 91 LX Convertible..Need help eliminating wheel hop

    5.0L Talk
    I have 91 LX convertible with an on3 Turbo kit. I have installed aftermarket upper and lower tubular control arms..and I do run Nitto drag radials. Its not often but there are times I have to check all the fillings in my teeth are still there after layin on the throttle...seriously. I was...
  4. Tire suggestions for a 18x10 rim on 2012 gt with a vmp supercharger

    Wheels and Tires
    I have a 2012 gt premium without the brembos. I currently have 19" wheels but am going to ditch them for a 18x9 up front and a 18x10 wheel in the back. I just need to figure out what size/brand to go with. I am more concerned with straight line traction than cornering. I currently have a stage...
  5. 2008 mustang no traction

    Hello, maybe someone can help me figure out how to hook up. I got no traction in first and second gear. They will spin before i even make boost. I have a ysi blower. The tires will spin in second as soon as i push the pedal. Also thrid will spin, but it will start to pull. It will leave a strip...
  6. s197 rear wheel and tire q's

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    im looking for new wheels and tires to increase traction. Ive looked around google and this site, and yet i still have no definite answer to my question; what rear wheels and tires can i run on my mustang without rub issues! Last weekend i took my mustang to big bear to do some snowboarding...
  7. Airaid intake installed

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Just installed the Airaid CAI today. It definitely makes it louder, with a deeper growl. My question is what can I do to get better traction? Ever since putting the cat-back on and now the CAI, my traction has been kinda crappy if I get on it at the line, even with AdvanceTrac on. Would...
  8. rear control arm options helppp

    5.0L Tech
    our local drags are starting soon and i need to upgrade control arms. my bushings are shot in my stock ones plus i wheel hope like crazy.. just wondering what has worked and what hasnt. its a daily driver with weekend strip visits still would like to keep some drivability comfort any input would...
  9. traction on both wheels on 2006 GT auto?

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    I've got a 2006 GT automatic and it seems like I've got traction only my back right wheel. Is this normal?
  10. traction question??

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    im sure im not the only one.. say ur driving on the high way, on a exit ramp, or on a curve or whatever. but the back of the car feels like it jumps a bit and looses traction, like it will skip to the left or righ a little bit. any ways to fix this problem besides new tires?? will the t-lok help??
  11. Traction control never goes off?

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    I have a 2006 GT Auto and i always drive with my traction control off. The other day i was coming around a 90 degree turn and about halfway threw i floored it and it dropped into a lower gear but felt like it was being held back by the computer and then when i got out the turn it just took off...
  12. Funny Story about a ricer

    4.6L Talk
    So before i say this story where we race at is on a dead end road after hours where no traffic is. The only people that could get hurt is us. Now... I was thinking earlier about this funny time i raced a ricer in a civic. We locked in a 1/8 mile race for $50. Well I go and start to let air out...
  13. 3.55 gears here i come!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    5.0L Talk
    so i found a good deal on a whole rear end with 3.55 gears for 150$:worship and im guna gets some control arms to go with it. i was thinking about summit 100 dollar ones (Summit Racing SUM-790000R - Summit Racing Street & Strip® Upper and Lower Control Arms - Overview - but...
  14. cheap control arms boxed or tubluar

    5.0L Talk
    so i wana spend 100-160 on upper and lower control arms yes i know im cheap so summit sells these tubulars for 100$ in red or black Summit Racing SUM-790000R - Summit Racing Street & Strip® Upper and Lower Control Arms - Overview - and 50resto sells these in tubed and boxed...
  15. Tires and Traction Issues

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    I think I will probably keep my stock 16" rims... for now, I am thinking about 245/?/16 nittos will this solve my no traction from 0-30 mph issue? Also do you know of any other good tires and tire brands? Be specific please
  16. 1966 Mustang Coupe: What's the best traction bars?

    Classic Tech
    Hi guys, I finally did my first test drive after the restoration process of my 66 Mustang with a 347 stoker motor was finished, but I noticed some wheelhop at full accelleration. I have a reverse eye 5-leaf-spring in the back with some serious stiffness but that doesn't seem to be enough. So...
  17. Rear suspension upgades. opinions please?

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    I am going to purchase some upgrades for my rear sus. to include Adj. upper & lower control arms w/ relocation bracket, Adj. panhard bar, panhard support, and sway bar front and rear with upgrades endlinks. There is a huge selection out there for these parts. If you have some advice before i...
  18. Are new gears needed for T-Lock?

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    I want to get a T-Lock, but do I also ABSOLUTELY NEED to install 4.10's or 3.73 gears along with it? Please help me out! Thanks!
  19. Hello from Illinois

    Just wanted to stop by and say hi. I got my first 2003 Mustang V6 3.8 about 3 months ago and its starting to get cold which means snow and ice are just around the corner. I have heard to put sandbags in your trunk to keep from sliding around and have more traction. Is this true? I also have a...