What did you do to your Boss 302 or S197 today?

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  1. Grant 302

    Grant 302 OPM Spent: $587,402 Moderator

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    Nice! And welcome to TMO!
     
  2. Jza1736

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    Painted my splitter and reinstalled.

    Started the rear tow hook install[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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  3. TymeSlayer

    TymeSlayer Tramps like us, Baby we were born to run...

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    Nicely done @Jza1736 - The front spoiler looks great. I have BFR's rear tow hook and need to get it on as well. How would you describe removing the rear bumper. I think removing the front is quite easy but hear the rear is a bear. Also when you remount the rear, I'd like to see how the cutout worked.
     
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    I don't think it was any harder then the front. There was at least 25 screws in my front splitter....

    I gave myself an extra job with it. My rear valence got melted from my muffler being to close after I put the straight pipes on. I figured since I'm removing the back bumper, now would be the prefect time to replace it. That's why I didn't finish today. Separating the rear valance from the bumper was a real PITA. But, it did make it very easy to mark out the cut out for the tow hook bracket.

    Hopefully I'll finish it up next weekend

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    gripdriver TMO Race

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    The rear takes all of 5 minutes.
     
  6. Bill Pemberton

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    jaa,
    Been there with a different vehicle melting the rear bumper cover and replacement is the best answer. Commend you on that, have seen so many where guys tried cutting out the section and then hilariously trying to do the other outlet to match, ha. Nice work and hope we see more posts from you?
     
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    Thanks Bill,

    I'm a firm believer in, "do it right or don't do it at all".

    This was the best time to do it, with everything coming off for the tow hook. The new valance should be here Tuesday.

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  8. Jza1736

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    Had the time and parts to finish her off today[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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  9. TymeSlayer

    TymeSlayer Tramps like us, Baby we were born to run...

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    Looking good @Jza1736 - Nice that you can remove the loop and put on the license plate as needed.
     
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    I'm very happy with the install. I'm hoping it's only for looks and I never have to use it

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    I think we all hope we never have to use it, but the odds are it will be the front hook that comes into play the majority of the time!
     
  12. TymeSlayer

    TymeSlayer Tramps like us, Baby we were born to run...

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    Spent three hours changing out the oil and tranny fluid as well as bleeding the brakes. All while the car was on jacks. I'm getting too old for this as I tweaked a muscle in my upper back. And I the only one that finds the fill plug on the MT-82 a pain in the ass? I used a cheap siphon transfer pump kit to put in the Royal Purple Synchromax but twice the damn hose popped out of the pump and jettisoned fluid all over the under body and floor. First the bottom hose and then the top. The clean up was a royal pain. I've gotta find a better fluid transfer system.

    Didn't get to the Diff fluid yet or new brake pads but today's another day.
     
  13. Jza1736

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    When the pump is dry and clean I wrapped the hose to the pump with electrical tape. I had the same issue with mine.

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    I find the dif fill is easier to get to then the tranny. And I also work off of Jack stands.

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    New pads ready to go in.
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    Dude.... amazing.
     
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    Tyme, get one of these -- I've had it several years, and it works great.
    https://www.cooltechllc.com/ford-gt-parts-accessories/70--cool-tech-llc-s-lube-mover.html

    I added a ball valve for good start/stop flow control, and a reducer fitting for the tranny. See this thread:
    https://trackmustangsonline.com/threads/mt82-tranny-oil-question.12735/page-2#post-183502

    The Lube Mover will give you more tyme for more enjoyable tasks.
     
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    You mean I could have just used my Motive brake bleeder? I think the left side of my grey matter went on strike.
     
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    Good ideas, but. Try not to swap fluids. If you use it for gear oil stay with gear oil. Cross contamination can be brutal. I will be buying a few HD specials, tube and fittings soon.
    TS and I had a lovely time putting gear oil in the diff of my Boss at the round up last year. Don't want to repeat that.
     
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