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Old 05-12-2019, 10:15 AM
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Very nice! I see that you corrected Ford's inexplicable omission of an intercooler.
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Old 05-12-2019, 03:05 PM
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Goes like a bat outta hell and gets 30 mpg! I definitely need some lower gearing though. 3:1 in the 8". The T5 is in 3rd gear on the freeway!

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Very nice! I see that you corrected Ford's inexplicable omission of an intercooler.
Picked one up off of FleaBay from an Audi S4.

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Old 05-12-2019, 09:28 PM
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Goes like a bat outta hell and gets 30 mpg!
Congrats & that's what I'm talkin' about! Wish *any* of my cars got 30mpg!!!

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Old 05-12-2019, 10:00 PM
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Goes like a bat outta hell and gets 30 mpg! I definitely need some lower gearing though. 3:1 in the 8". The T5 is in 3rd gear on the freeway!
Well done! What ratios are available for an 8" rear?

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Old 05-12-2019, 10:17 PM
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Awesome! Like those flames. I bet 100 mph is no problem with the 3.1 ratio. The track is calling.
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Old 05-13-2019, 06:32 AM
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Well done! What ratios are available for an 8" rear?

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2.26, 2.47, 2.73, 3.08, 3.27, 3.31,3.73, 4.11 after market 4.30, 4.56, 4.88, 5.13, 5.71 and probably a few more....sorry, it's a recent study...heheh!
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Old 05-13-2019, 06:42 AM
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Looks like it just stepped off the track.... nice work!
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Old 05-13-2019, 07:54 AM
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Old 05-13-2019, 09:56 AM
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2.26, 2.47, 2.73, 3.08, 3.27, 3.31,3.73, 4.11 after market 4.30, 4.56, 4.88, 5.13, 5.71 and probably a few more....sorry, it's a recent study...heheh!
Congrats on getting it finished Turbo! My fav is 3.73, good from a standstill and good on the road as well!

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