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Forum: Ford Small Block Engine   10-11-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By q4stix
Woohoo! Always nice to hear the engine running as...

Woohoo! Always nice to hear the engine running as confirmation
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   10-10-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 829
Posted By q4stix
I chose Armor Garage epoxy with the industrial...

I chose Armor Garage epoxy with the industrial topcoat with the no-skid surface and I've really been happy with it. I did all the prep myself including the diamond brush abrading. I do notice small...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   10-09-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By q4stix
Looking good John! Sinister for sure Is the...

Looking good John! Sinister for sure

Is the difference between the ones you just posted and the one that's your profile picture ambient light? It seems there's a difference in 'depth' with the...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   09-25-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,807
Posted By q4stix
Long overdue update after being super busy with...

Long overdue update after being super busy with work and trying to take care of things at home with other projects.

I've been trying to do even more planning and see how everything up front can...
Forum: Ford Small Block Engine   09-12-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By q4stix
Great to hear! Looking forward of a video of it...

Great to hear! Looking forward of a video of it running soon
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   09-12-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By q4stix
Looks sharp! I'm sure fully assembled will look...

Looks sharp! I'm sure fully assembled will look even better
Forum: Ford Small Block Engine   09-04-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By q4stix
Just thinking out loud here, but is the Ford...

Just thinking out loud here, but is the Ford control pack flashed for the supercharger kit? I would think they'd have larger injectors than the stock tune calls for which would mean that it'd be...
Forum: Other Replicas, Scratch Builds, and Kits   08-30-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By q4stix
Looks like a good shape coming. Keep us posted!

Looks like a good shape coming. Keep us posted!
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   08-05-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By q4stix
I'm pretty sure it would fit and at most require...

I'm pretty sure it would fit and at most require a bit of a hump in the hood due to the supercharger. Since it shares the same architecture with the Coyote and Voodoo, it's bound to be the same...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   08-02-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 37,322
Posted By q4stix
Looks fun! Is that along the lines of a Formula...

Looks fun! Is that along the lines of a Formula SAE car for a college build?
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   08-02-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,300
Posted By q4stix
I wouldn't mind looking at the wiring diagram you...

I wouldn't mind looking at the wiring diagram you have.
If I can get my hands on a steering rack any time soon I can take a look at the AEM Infinity side of it and maybe see what CANBus commands...
Forum: Ford Modular Engine Roadster Builds   07-31-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 36,634
Posted By q4stix
My thought is the trans controller is acting as a...

My thought is the trans controller is acting as a current sink which is causing the signal voltage to drop. If you can make something to limit the current it pulls that may work. I know we talked...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   06-26-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,807
Posted By q4stix
Visual update for the front: ...

Visual update for the front:
https://thefactoryfiveforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=109634&d=1561585183

Next up on this is starting to design the knuckle to support this particular hub and...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   06-21-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,807
Posted By q4stix
I've been thinking more about the front...

I've been thinking more about the front suspension and assembly and decided to spend a whopping $50 to help make some progress. That let me order front hubs for a recent Ford Explorer AWD model since...
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   05-31-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By q4stix
I think it's similar in weight to a T56 dry, but...

I think it's similar in weight to a T56 dry, but that and the TKO are both without bellhousings while the TR-3160 is with an integrated bellhousing. So not only do you get right at the same final...
Forum: Factory Five Roadsters   05-30-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By q4stix
Another advantage should be that they designed...

Another advantage should be that they designed that transmission with weight efficiency in mind.

A potential downside that needs to be looked into is flywheel and clutch options. With the GT350...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   05-28-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By q4stix
Looks like I'm going to have to revise my...

Looks like I'm going to have to revise my estimate then for my own car. I had in mind 2800lbs but with your build and adding AC, a transfer case, front diff, etc. I may be up closer to 2950. Seems...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   05-24-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,807
Posted By q4stix
Thanks for the input John. I know it's not...

Thanks for the input John. I know it's not standard or authentic looking so I'm still having to weigh how much of it I want to consider.
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A bit of a progression on the thought experiment. I...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   05-18-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,807
Posted By q4stix
Thought experiment time: I've been reading...

Thought experiment time:
I've been reading about multiple people trying to quiet down the exhaust volume, Slimline 30" being sold out (my original option), etc and I wanted to get an idea of what I...
Forum: Parts For Sale / Wanted   05-09-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By q4stix
Have you seen the Flowmaster Pro Series Laminar...

Have you seen the Flowmaster Pro Series Laminar mufflers?
Part# 13016100

Looks like an evolution or variation on the Slimlines. My first thought seeing them is that they're about half the length...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions   04-24-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By q4stix
Bumble bees can be defensive too. My parents had...

Bumble bees can be defensive too. My parents had a hive in their barn in PA and any time we'd walk by the corner during the day they'd want to attack
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   04-19-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By q4stix
Makes for a fun time racing another Coupe....

Makes for a fun time racing another Coupe. Looking and sounding great!
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   04-16-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,807
Posted By q4stix
Here's first cut at the axle angle with a 4.5" or...

Here's first cut at the axle angle with a 4.5" or so ride height. I'll know better once I get the whole powertrain height and position finalized, but we're looking good for now:...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   04-09-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,807
Posted By q4stix
Minor update, I got the differential out of the...

Minor update, I got the differential out of the Factory Five as-designed mounts and raised it about 3" with a jack to get the coupler I made installed.

You can see my driveline is pretty much one...
Forum: FFR Type 65 Coupe   04-05-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,807
Posted By q4stix
Small update: I've been trying to figure out...

Small update:
I've been trying to figure out how to best raise the differential to match the rest of the raised driveline (due to the transfer case) and came up with a solid coupler for mockup...
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