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Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   09-08-2019, 11:04 PM
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Posted By papadaytona
Aligned Daytona

I bought a fastrak alignment tool a while back, but struggled to figure it out. Decided I would give it another shot. I paid a guy $170 a year ago to align it, but it was never right. Took all...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   08-13-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By papadaytona
I used the DEI protective boots. Have worked...

I used the DEI protective boots. Have worked well.
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   08-13-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By papadaytona
Talking Happy Birthday!!

I am not exactly sure the event that signifies the birthday of our cars, but I am going to say its the day that I received the VIN and License Plate. That would be today for me! F5R1000520CP is...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   08-13-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By papadaytona
Shake down is close to the end

I spent the summer driving my Gen2 Daytona Coupe and working out the bugs. Did a couple of autocross races that seem to accelerate finding what might need to be addressed. :) Also worked on...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   07-15-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By papadaytona
Ring Gear Pattern

I am swapping out the differential to a Torsen T2R and changing the ring to 3.73's. Xmas at my house! I used the original shim on the pinion and set the preload 26 in lb. Installed the...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   06-17-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By papadaytona
That video is awesome! If I can find someone in...

That video is awesome! If I can find someone in Denver that knows what they are doing, I going for it.
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   06-16-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By papadaytona
Wrap the Cobra?

I have had the Daytona on the road for about 60 days. I sprayed it with epoxy primer and plan on painting it this winter. I have come to the conclusion that I will primarily use it for autocross...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   04-21-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By papadaytona
Fixed! "L" goes on right side and "R" goes on...

Fixed! "L" goes on right side and "R" goes on left side if you install mustang cobra calipers (complete kit) on the front side of rotor.
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   04-20-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By papadaytona
I may have figured it out. I purchased this from...

I may have figured it out. I purchased this from another guy who had it assembled as a roller. The calipers are upside down. They are mounted on the front of the rotor (moser rear axle) which when...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   04-20-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By papadaytona
Bleeding brakes is a killer!

I can’t get the cobra rear brake calipers to bleed. Have pressure bled, vacuum bled, and wife pump the brakes bled. Replaced lines, calipers, and master cylinder. It’s killing me. Honestly been at...
Forum: Insurance and Registration Discussions   04-04-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By papadaytona
Required to Bond the Title

I purchased a Daytona coupe from the original purchaser in 2014 in Florida. He had installed a few things, but the reality is that I have spent the last 5 years building the car from the ground up...
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   08-10-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,328
Posted By papadaytona
And you used compatible products, but you have...

And you used compatible products, but you have bubbles in your paint. Looks to me like its chemical compatibility issues that can be caused by mixing incompatible products are errors in mixing.
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   08-09-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,328
Posted By papadaytona
I like the idea of making sure you do not have...

I like the idea of making sure you do not have water in your compressor or that you are not making a mistake mixing the paint. Its easy to make a mistake mixing the paint. Been there done that! I...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   06-28-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By papadaytona
On the Road!

I set a goal to have the Daytona on the road by Father's Day weekend this year. There is an Autocross in Steamboat CO that the Mustang guys put on and they have a Cobra class. It was a crazy amount...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   06-15-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By papadaytona
Its fixed! The hawk plus pads were very helpful,...

Its fixed! The hawk plus pads were very helpful, but switching the back MC to 5/8 was the key.
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   06-14-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By papadaytona
Saga continues

Thank you for your input. I have been digging into this deeply trying to figure it out. I confirmed that I have 3/4 Master Cylinder front and rear. I spoke with FF and they told me that they...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   06-13-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By papadaytona
Balance bar is just a little loose, but doesn't...

Balance bar is just a little loose, but doesn't seem to be binding. The new back brakes are squealing a bit when driving which makes me think the are not engaging much and have not broken in.
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Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   06-13-2017, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By papadaytona
Wilwood Brake Master Cylinder Issues

I have my car assembled and almost ready for the road. Been dealing with brake issues for a while. Things are better but not what they should be. I halve the PBR brakes that came with the gen2...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   05-15-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 174,999
Posted By papadaytona
Body work is so much fun!

NOT!

Have been working on the body for the last few weeks. Probably spent 50-70 hours filling, blocking, filling, blocking. Undercoated body and sprayed SPI Epoxy this weekend. Plan to...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   04-03-2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 174,999
Posted By papadaytona
Finished - Fitment Phase

I am at the point that everything is fitted! I have installed everything except the front windshield, wiring, and carpet.

I plan to take all the attachments off and start the bodywork. Hope to...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   03-15-2017, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By papadaytona
I installed the set screws and it worked great! ...

I installed the set screws and it worked great! Tested the shaft to verify it would collapse. Thanks!
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   03-12-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By papadaytona
Brake reservoir hose

My CNC Brake Reservoir came with 5/16 fitting and hose, but my master cylinders are 3/8 fitting. Does it matter that they are different? I can get a 5/16 hose to fit, but don't want to impact the...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   03-05-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By papadaytona
I like that idea. I will give that a shot. ...

I like that idea. I will give that a shot. Thanks
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   03-05-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By papadaytona
Steering Wheel Slop

My steering wheel has a quick disconnect and a collapsible shaft. I can move the steering wheel about 1/8" without engaging the rack. Feels a little sloppy. Seems it has to do with the movement in...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   02-22-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By papadaytona
Air Cleaner Solution

I thought I would share my solution to the limited space for an air cleaner. Was concerned it would look a little strange...but I kind of like it.
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