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Forum: Bullitthead Chat   06-23-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By chitownson
Been watching Nick's Garage on YouTube for...

Been watching Nick's Garage on YouTube for months. Love it. Also a big RoadKill Fan. And for some reason am fascinated by South Main Auto Repair, also on YouTube. The guy's a mechanic doing repairs...
Forum: Bullitthead Chat   06-23-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By chitownson
Stopped watching the show after Aaron left and it...

Stopped watching the show after Aaron left and it seemed to start being geared towards seven year olds. I'm currently watching "Uncle Tony's Garage" on youtube via my Roku TV. Intelligent,cynical old...
Forum: 08/09 Discussion   06-13-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,563
Posted By chitownson
I found this old thread just now. I was recently...

I found this old thread just now. I was recently reading up on both subframe connectors and the Steeda 3 point torque boxes. Curious what results either has on a daily driver 2008 S197 Bullitt...
Forum: 08/09 Mods   05-25-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By chitownson
New Bilstein Stuts

AJ-USA in San Diego had a great sale on Bilstein products so I was finally able to replace the GT500 Tikico's on the front of my car with a pair of Bilstein B6's. Boy what a difference! The car no...
Forum: 08/09 Mods   05-25-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By chitownson
New Bilstein Stuts

AJ-USA in San Diego had a great sale on Bilstein products so I was finally able to replace the GT500 Tokicko's on the front of my car with a pair of Bilstein B6's. Boy what a difference! The car no...
Forum: 08/09 Discussion   03-29-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By chitownson
Rear shock tower brace? Huh?

Bored the other day wandering the vast internet. Came across this Shelby rear shock tower brace:
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Forum: 19/20 Discussion   03-25-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By chitownson
Best I've ever seen for minimal dust are Akebono...

Best I've ever seen for minimal dust are Akebono brake pads, I've had them on our cars for years and very satisfied. Having said that, I don't know anyone who's used them at the track and I know you...
Forum: 08/09 Discussion   12-28-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By chitownson
Eleanor the "cat"

Anyone who knows my 08 Bullitt knows its a salvage I rebuilt, pulled from a salvage yard. We named her Eleanor after the original Hal Halicki movie "gone in 60 seconds" (not the Nicholas Cage crappy...
Forum: 08/09 Mechanical Issues   12-15-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,009
Posted By chitownson
I've tried multiple spray adhesives, all only...

I've tried multiple spray adhesives, all only worked temporarily. The permanent fix I found on another Mustang website was actually a tube of upholstery glue called Phenoseal Vinyl Adhesive...
Forum: Bullitthead Chat   09-26-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 746
Posted By chitownson
I live in California, biggest totalitarian state...

I live in California, biggest totalitarian state in the U.S. California's focus through the non-elected CA Air resources Board is to force you either out of your car or into an electric car, whether...
Forum: 08/09 Mods   09-22-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,201
Posted By chitownson
Don't do Roush lowered springs for street...

Don't do Roush lowered springs for street driving. Handled good but I took them off the car because they rode like sh*t on the streets in day to day traffic. Still love my Bilsteins. Would never go...
Forum: 08/09 Mods   09-02-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By chitownson
Rear lower control arm noise

If you read my previous threads you know I put in upgraded rear lower control arms which transmitted more rear axle noise to the cabin. I then put sound deadener into the car to keep the noise down....
Forum: 08/09 Discussion   08-22-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By chitownson
Sounds crazy, but I was pretty happy when then...

Sounds crazy, but I was pretty happy when then flatbed tow truck delivered mine from the junk yard. Post $$$$ and many knuckle injuries, two years after completion I still love using it as my daily...
Forum: 08/09 Mods   08-22-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By chitownson
Sound deadening

Anyone who saw my thread about installing Bilstein shocks and UMI rear lower control arms knows that Steve68Cougar told me the polyurethane bushings on upgraded LCA's transmit more drive-line noise...
Forum: 08/09 Mods   08-18-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By chitownson
UPDATE: Installed the rear Bilstein B6 shocks...

UPDATE: Installed the rear Bilstein B6 shocks and the UMI rear lower control arms. My old control arms were apparently not torqued from the factory or previous owner and the bushings didn't look...
Forum: 08/09 Mods   08-12-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By chitownson
+1 on thinking re: the GT500 seats. I'm surprised...

+1 on thinking re: the GT500 seats. I'm surprised your seats are deteriorating as I have 151,000 miles on my Bullitt and the leather seats are holding up really good. I've bought a side air bag...
Forum: 08/09 Discussion   08-09-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,354
Posted By chitownson
I love the factory stock look of the 2008 Bullitt...

I love the factory stock look of the 2008 Bullitt - part of the draw to me was the minimalist look without a spoiler - Having said that, I always say its your car and your money, do what makes you...
Forum: 08/09 Mods   08-09-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By chitownson
OK,you guys made too much sense so I tried to...

OK,you guys made too much sense so I tried to serve two masters - wallet and your advice. I ordered the Bilstein B6 rear shocks and then ordered a pair of budget UMI 1034-B performance lower control...
Forum: 08/09 Mods   08-04-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By chitownson
Well at this point, I'm thinking Bilstien rear...

Well at this point, I'm thinking Bilstien rear shocks and new LCA bushings. I'm having trouble finding just rear LCA bushings online. I'm finding the entire LCA replacements/upgrades online, upper...
Forum: 08/09 Mods   08-02-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By chitownson
Bilstein shocks?

Someone had a pair of takeoff Bilstein B6 24-122245 shocks online. This got me thinking about the rough ride and wheel hop the rear end of my 08 Bullitt has with my Tokico rear shocks and Roush...
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