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ChrisM

Mostly harmless.
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Ha! I like that.

did you run it and rev it a few times with the heater on once at operating temp as part of the burping process? If not give that a try.
Yep. Squeezed the tube to get out any bubbles and I've done one full track day since I swapped everything even. It's probably just my own paranoia.

If it's actually a problem, then I can say with full confidence that this old 4.6L is a beast having gone through a track day without proper cooling. I'm pretty sure the engine heard me when I said "I'm going to swap it out for an Aluminator when it goes" and is just hanging on for dear life.
 

Bill Pemberton

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Big group there, but if you sometime run into Brian Monprode tell him Bill Pemberton said hi! Michelin has been the go to tire for the street for Vipers for decades, congrats on the new job. Did I mention that Michelin slicks are way faster than Pirellis -- heh, just stating a fact!
 

ChrisM

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First time I've logged in for about a month...254 missed notifications. Hope everyone is doing well. Just settling into the new home and new job at Michelin. Pretty awesome learning how tires are made starting from the raw materials. Mustang is parked safely in the garage, hopefully I'll get started back on it here soon. Just wanted to check in.
 

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