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

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  1. Coz

    Coz TMO Race

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    IMG_20190605_005727_01.jpg IMG_20190605_005715_01.jpg Dropped the engine to install:

    2018 Intake manifold - ported
    L&M intake cams
    Boss 302 exhaust cams
    Boss 302 springs
    Cobra Jet oil pump
    Billet crank sprocket
    New phasers, timing chains, tensioners, guides.
    Kooks Shorties
    DSS Carbon-fiber driveshaft
     
  2. Grant 302

    Grant 302 OPM Spent: $665,833 Moderator

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    Nice!

    I just put new wipers on the FakeR. :rolleyes:
     
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  3. Bill Pemberton

    Bill Pemberton TMO Addict

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    I am sure TMS will chime in, as his daughter is a kindred spirit to yours. She also has a Mustang V6 , and it had to be a manual , no slush box for her either??? Nice to know we have some fathers out there bringing up their daughters properly, ha?! You are a considerate father Polaristxguy!
     
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    Bill Quick update. Daughter found low mileage, 8500 2016 RS at a dealer in Illinois. So no more lil V-6 for my little girl. 350HP and six speeds. Dad already bought her Schroth harnesses for both sides.

    Coz What cart, make and model are you using under the engine and trans. I need one of these for the same upgrades.
     
  5. Coz

    Coz TMO Race

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    Unfortunately, it's homemade. My friend, who also has the garage I'm using, does some welding for his personal use (turboed Fox Body) and built it as his welding table. It's got heavy square tubing as legs to which he welded a plate and bolted the swivel caster wheels. Plate steel top. REAL heavy.

    It's actually a bit high and even I at 6'2" will have to stand on a platform (one of those small folding aluminum ones - maybe 15" high) to remove the valve springs, manifold, etc. The timing chains, oil pump etc will be right around chest height for me.

    Made it easy to work under the car to unbolt the K-member and trans mount though.

    If you want some closer pictures of the cart I can PM them to you.
     
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  6. Bill Pemberton

    Bill Pemberton TMO Addict

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    Those Focuses are a riot!!! Cool , as she still is rowing the gears , so reinforcing the comment that the two of you raised your daughters correctly?!
     
  7. TMSBOSS

    TMSBOSS TMO Addict

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    You be the judge. She called me after taking her car through the new highway tunnel in Seattle. Nope, she was not traveling anywhere in particular. She used the tunnel so she could hear the sounds while rowing through the gears. BTW No hail.
     
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    I appreciate the offer. Good points to consider when I buy a cart. Lower is better if using as a engine dolly under the lift. Thanks!
     
  9. 302BOB

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    A car thru a tunnel will surely enhance what your car sounds like!...If I had a tunnel near me I'd go thru it every tyme I had my Boss out!. TMS, The 350 arrive yet? It seems your Boss will be serving double duty in the future.....Like mine is now. Why is the Avg MPG much lower when Son brings it back????
     
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    Not yet. Ford held the car at the rail head last week because the train it was on went through a hail storm. Inspection by a 3rd party was required.

    Hoping to see her next week.
     
  11. TymeSlayer

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

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    Looking forward to seeing it Tracy. Will be badgering for pics till we do!
     
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    Yea.....Like you is gonna have ta wait.
     
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    carver TMO Intermediate

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    Shined her up today....just turned 97000.00 km's , so I figured I better treat her nice!!
    stang1.jpg stang2.jpg stang3.jpg I let her out to play in the yard!!
     
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    drano38 Wayne

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    Took the Boss to the local car show last Sunday. Six in the Cougar/Mustang class, and we brought home second place. A '13 GT took first, and it was a very clean car. Track cars get dirt in them that I'll never get out. But its always fun watching all the people take a close look at the Boss, and simply walk past other cars.
    I would have been happy though if the judges had put the '66 and the Mach 1 in the top 3. Both looked very nice.
    Boss 19.6.9-2.jpg
     
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    TymeSlayer Tramps like us, Baby we were born to run...

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    Car looks like a first place ride to me! Especially when you consider it tracked often.
     
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    drano38 Wayne

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    Thanks! And the pic doesn't show all the rock chips on the front end!
    I'm surprised it looks that shinny - the last tyme I polished it was a couple months after I drove it off the showroom floor. Menzerna Power Lock is good stuff. But I can tell when I dry with a waffle microfiber it isn't as smooth and slick as it needs to be.
    Just need to find the Tyme to polish it again.
     
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    Finished upgrading my OPGs, crank sprocket, installed L&M intake cams, Boss exhaust, and Boss valve springs, along with new timing chains, phasers and guides. Ported 2018 intake. Kooks Shorty headers and MRT H-Pipe. Mike Rousch tune. Started right up and feels good via butt dyno. May take her to the real dyno next week.
     
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    I went Tracking at Buttonwillow for two days.
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    Had the Boss out over the weekend for a nice romp.Son busy with online school stuff yesterday, but mentioned a Modern Pizza adventure could happen this week!...........I brought that boy up right!!!!!
     
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