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Brian_05_SEL last won the day on March 10

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About Brian_05_SEL

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    Rollin' in my 5.0.
  • Birthday 04/13/1984

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    Streamwood, IL (Chicago suburbs)
  • Interests
    Cars are both my favorite pastime and my source of income.
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  • My Car
    S550 Mustang, D186 Sable, Fox Mustang
  • Engine
    3.7L Cyclone Ti-VCT V6, 3.0L Duratec DOHC V6, 5.0L HO Windsor V8

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  1. 1989 Ford Thunderbird Supercoupe

    It’s weird, the video link you included would only reopen this exact TSOC post. Here it is in case anybody else has the same problem. Bump!
  2. Recently, my new car got some cosmetic and functional upgrades. New wheels and tires, a spare tire/tool kit to replace the inflator mobility kit that comes standard, LED interior and reverse lamp bulbs, door latch striker dampers, and hood lift struts. And I stopped by so another TSOC member who recently bought a car could see it too.
  3. Yeah, I think it’s reached that point where 2007 and older Tauruses and Sables are no longer the most reliable or cost effective choice of transportation for many of us.
  4. Once the 5.0 comes back in the spring from getting an engine rebuild, these two cars probably won’t be too far apart in performance. However the 2015 does have Track Apps in the instrument panel that will count elapsed time for 0-60, 1/4 mile, braking distances, includes a full accelerometer, etc.
  5. Well, now I’m gonna have to join the ranks of those who recently bought themselves new cars. Today, my Sable LS wagon was finally replaced as a daily driver. Here is the new baby... It’s a 2015 Ford Mustang 3.7L V6 fastback coupe with 18k miles. For those who may be wondering, the Sable wagon wasn’t traded in... however, I do plan on putting that car up for sale in the near future.
  6. My Mustang will be undergoing some significant engine upgrades. Today was the “before” dyno pull to establish the stock engine’s baseline power output. When everything is completed sometime over the next several weeks, there will be an “after” pull to show how much of an improvement there is.
  7. No of course not, only the pedals are being swapped out. Nothing on the engine side of the firewall.
  8. Your driveway has a pothole.
  9. The Mustang is getting some upgrades.
  10. Did you seriously hit a trash panda with a car you just bought?
  11. Badass party van for sale

  12. Oil/filter change and tire rotation were done on the Sable wagon yesterday. She keeps chugging along as reliable daily transportation- last odometer reading was 126,140 miles.
  13. New Membership Levels

    Wow, nice changes for the forum.
  14. I’ll have to check Photobucket and see if they still exist.
  15. The Sable popped three warning lights (ABS, fuel cap loose, and Parking Brake set) this morning while I was driving to work... guess the sensors that make them work didn’t like the 9 below Zero conditions.