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"DYNOTECH" Aluminum Drive Shaft & Mustang "ENGINE START" Push-Button Mod, PICTURES

IMBOC Members & Guests,

Here are two Mods that I just had Completed today, Saturday Oct.18, 2008.

I think I will do the Text 1st and then the Pics of the Installs.

Here is the 1st Mod the "DYNOTECH" Aluminum Drive Shaft.

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I had a "Roughness/Vibration" at different speeds after having the FRPP 4:10 Gears

installed some weeks back. Not just to the point of being (DANGEROUS) but to the

point of just NOT-Feeling-Right while driving the Bullitt. It would be Smooth at

some speeds and then NOT at other Speeds. So I decided to order from (BRENSPEED)

the "DYNOTECH" Aluminum Drive Shaft. Brenspeed has done alright by me so far so I

saw No-Reason to Shop elsewhere. Brenspeed does "Support" You after the sale. So

this morning the New drive shaft is installed.

Now if I was reading this I would be waiting to read What ??? if any Difference ???

there was after the Install. Here is that information as best as I can describe it.


NO-VIBRATION Period !!!!!!!!!

The car accelerates "QUICKER" .........

The Clunk in the Drive-Train is GONE ..........

On the interstate the car pulls "Quicker & Accelerates" FASTER & HARDER .........

The above is in 5th gear at 70/75/80 MPH ...........

Now from a "Standstill" and taking off HARD, it Leaps Forward in 1st and the shift to

2nd Gear and back on the Power, it Jumps Forward and Lifts Up (No-Not-Off-The-Ground)

in the Front-End. It will Brake the tires loose now really easy if you are into the

Go-Pedal.

"RESPONSE" is just Completely Different with this drive shaft in place.........

Not going to "Mislead" anyone here, there was a lot of traffic as it was the middle

of the day when I left the shop to come back home. So I "Did-Not" have the

opportunity to take it up to 100 MPH Plus Speeds. However based on how Very-Smooth

it is now and the way it "Accelerates" I feel comfortable to say to all of you

that high speeds would be of "No-Concern" other than doing those speeds where it

would be SAFE for You & Others on the Road.

Conclusion:

Was this a "Good Move" and was the "Expense" worth it IMO (In-My-Opinion) ????

YES !!!!!!!!




New Drive shaft on it's way home in Bullitt




Drive Shaft at Home with "Engine Start" Push-Button in Boxes




tiger holding the "Dynotech" Aluminum Drive Shaft




Misc. Pics. of "Dynotech" Aluminum Drive Shaft






Instruction Sheet for "Install" of "Dynotech" Aluminum Drive Shaft




Tech. reading install instructions and "Dynotech" Aluminum Drive Shaft sitting

beside desk waiting for (Unboxing) & Install into Bullitt Mustang




Stock 2-Piece Drive Shaft lying on floor after Removal from Bullitt Mustang




Pictures of "Dynotech" Aluminum Drive Shaft installed in Bullitt Mustang









Note:

To those IMBOC Members and Guests that read my Threads and Post here on IMBOC.

I "STRONGLY-SUGGEST" that if you decide to have this Mod done that you have it done where the car is on a Lift and by a Certified Tech.
This is not something that you want to WORRY about coming LOOSE while driving at (High-SPEEDS).
YES, I realize there are IMBOC MEMBERS here as well as Guests that can do this as GOOD if NOT-BETTER than any other Tech out there.
I offer the above comment and "Suggestion" to those that Do-Not have that type of Talent.





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This is about the 2nd Mod completed today, Saturday 18, 2008.

Ford Racing Performance Parts

M-11572-GT
2005-up Mustang "ENGINE START" Push-Button


I saw and have read about this in Forums for some time now and decided to Purchase

it myself. It came in last week along with the "Dynotech" Aluminum Drive Shaft from

Brenspeed. I ordered the 2005-up Mustang "ENGINE START" Push-Button from,

(Imperial Ford).



Now to some I think they would "Possibly" not see the "Benefit" of this Mod.

And I have to say right here and now that they Very well could be (Correct) as far

as from a money stand point. Why would this Mod be of really any additional

benefit ???

OK, I said from some points of view concerning money and what is the point in

this !!!!!

My Thinking-On-This .........

This is so Very-Cool I just can't stand it. This is like the most "COOL" thing I

think for that "Extra" BLING on ones Bullitt Mustang. When others see this in your

Dash they might just think ??? DUMMY Button Stuck in Power Port of

Dash :doubt: :doubt: :doubt:

SURPRISE :surprised :surprised :surprised this is the Real Ford GT Super

Car "Starter Button" and YOU have it in Your (Bullitt Mustang) !!!!!!!!!!

Trust that this really looks Hi-Tech as it should since it is the REAL-THING ........

OK, to each their own as far as ????

Do I like this or NO-I-DON'T .......

Here are Pics of the Before-During and After Install of the 2005-up Mustang

"ENGINE START" Push-Button.


Package arrives



This is what is in the package




Tech reading over the Instructions (BEFORE-STARTING)




Pictures of Bullitt being taken apart













Tech "Heating" up (Heat-Shrink-Tubing) on wiring Connections

(Suggested-Preferred-Method) versus wire Snap-Connections



Back side of (Center-Dash) with New "ENGINE START" Push-Button in place



Note:

Although I am sure there are IMBOC Members and Guest that are capable of doing this install, I suggest having a reliable Tech do it for YOU.
There are so many pieces that have to be REMOVED without Braking, Scratching, Defacing them. It IMHO (In-My-Honest-Opinion)
is worth the price to have it done by a "Competent" Tech. It took my Tech a while to complete the install. But it is right and I Do-Not have to
WORRY in the back of my mind that I might just be sitting on the side of the road some Dark-Cold-Night and No-Help around.
This was done as was "Suggested" methods by Ford and when it is all put back together it looks (Exactly) like it came in the (Bullitt Mustang) from Ford.



Front Page of Ford Racing Performance Parts (Instruction Manual)






This Picture is after the Bullitt was ALL back Together and outside ready to LEAVE




I hope that the Thread here will answer questions that you might have regarding the

MODS I had done today. I include Pics when I can as I think they add so much to a Thread that words just Do-Not have the ability to SHOW.
I was Helping the Tech do the Install of the "DYNOTECH" Drive Shaft so I just could not do many Pics as I would have liked to.
But I think you still can see what the General Idea is concerning the install.

If any of you Do-Not know the Stock Drive Shaft weighs in at over 40 Plus Lbs. The Dynotech is like 1/2 of that weight.
It makes a MAJOR Difference in Your Bullitt IMO.




Terry (tigerhonaker)






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FAN-FRIGGIN'-TASTIC, Terry! Great write up and info!

Let us know as soon as you get 'er out and wound up. I'd like to know how it performs at high speed.

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hey terry,

glad you are hap hap happy with your new mods! pretty cool how you can tell a difference in the way the car revs up quicker, huh? i would guess you have redefined what getting your button pushed is all about.:lol: :lol: :lol:
 

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Thanks for Dropping by on Friday..............

BiteTheBullitt0793 said:
hey terry,

glad you are hap hap happy with your new mods! pretty cool how you can tell a difference in the way the car revs up quicker, huh? i would guess you have redefined what getting your button pushed is all about.:lol: :lol: :lol:
Gerald,

That is one way to put it :lol: :lol: :lol:

Say, man it was GREAT when you dropped by the Acura Dealer Friday to say Hello.

Man I am Really-Sorry I could not visit any longer than I did.

Sometimes we are like just covered up and Fridays are usually like that.

Anyway, Thanks Man for taking your time to drop by even if it turned out to be Short.



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TERRY. WELL DONE. BOTH MODS ARE GREAT. NOW I MUST GO 410 AND THE DRIVE SHAFT THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR THE DETAIL ON THE INSTALL NOW LETS GET THEM THUMPRS IN. JOHN
 

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Terry

Is there any benefit to doing the driveshaft mod by itself with no other "performance" type mods?

The push button start mod is awesome!!!!!!!! It looks kinda hard to do myself. :(
 

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STJonesin4 said:
Terry

Is there any benefit to doing the driveshaft mod by itself with no other "performance" type mods?

The push button start mod is awesome!!!!!!!! It looks kinda hard to do myself. :(
The Drive Shaft by itself makes your Engine have more Instant Power as it is NOT

having to turn over the 2-Piece 40 Plus Lb. Stock Drive Shaft.

But, also I think I will add this comment.

If you are NOT doing other "Performance" Mods to your Bullitt Mustang I don't

think I would spend the Dollars on the "Dynotech" Drive Shaft. Yes it makes a

difference in Performance but much more so with the other Mods that have been done.

If you have a Harmonic Vibration that is coming up through the Floor Boards then

I might just get rid of the Stock Drive Shaft.

Not sure this reply is really what you were looking for but it is an "Honest"

reply.

It all depends on what else you are going to Mod and do you have any "Vibration"

with your Stock Drive Shaft.


Now the "Engine Start Button" Mod is way Cool by itself.

But I would recommend a Qualified Tech (Ford) do that install. There are a lot of

pieces to come off the car to do the install.

But once it is done "Correctly" it is IMO a nice Mod to the Bullitt Mustang.

A High-Tech Looking-Working-Functional Mod.



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Terry

Thanks for the good honest answer - it is what I was looking for. I don't have a real plan for mods just yet as the car is pretty new to me. I am just trying to gather some info to find a path. The start button IS so cool - I definitely see a tech doing that one.

Thanks!
 

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I might strongly consider the driveshaft mod if it gets rid of the annoying slop.
 

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Very nice stuff Terry. Dynotech makes great drive shafts.

Now you do know the start button isn't new to Ford, they just haven't used it in a while. Like since 1948 before it appeared again in the GT Supercar :wink:
 

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RCSignals said:
Very nice stuff Terry. Dynotech makes great drive shafts.

Now you do know the start button isn't new to Ford, they just haven't used it in a while. Like since 1948 before it appeared again in the GT Supercar :wink:
True RC,

But now I have one :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin:


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Very cool mods indeed.
 

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Cool mods, Terry.

One thing that puzzles me about the Al driveshaft and the Mustangs - my '99 Ram has an Aluminium shaft in it from the factory. This being just a step-above the V6 base model (essentially that but with the 5.2 V8 ), it leaves me scratching my head as to why they put 'em in the Rams back as far as the late '90s. But, here we are in '08 and Ford's Flagship performance-car lacks a factory Aluminium shaft.

Go figure.

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The Perfect "Terrymobile!"

Okay, Terry, since you seem to be all hung up into "push buttons," I think I've found the perfect car for you. Get one of these and you'll be in Heaven! Push buttons galore (including push button DRIVE)... :lol:




P.S. My dad had one back in the day and just loved it! (for those of you too young to remember, that chrome-laden beast is a 1957 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser, which oddly enough, in convertible form was also the official pace car for the Indy 500 in '57... and now you know). :wink:

P.S. 2: GREAT MODS, TERRY! (Esp. the driveshaft)!
 

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Great stuff Terry.

I found out the Steeda driveshaft I put on was actually made by Spydershaft. A difference between mine and Terry's is the rear adaptor plate vs a new pinion.

Beside the fact that Steeda charged me about $100 more than Spydershaft would have, it is a more difficult install, you will lose a little rear fluid and could worry about backlash. It is a lot stronger than the stock set-up but I don't think its significant for any reasonable power level improvement down the road.

I agree that this mod is a noticable and useful performance improvement. The start button is very cool as well!

Also agree that a lift would make the DS install a lot easier but with a little mechanical skill, loctight and a torque wrench you can do it in the garage.

Besides, if it falls off, it will just rattle around on top of the exhaust pipes!
 

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JC2954 said:
Cool mods, Terry.

One thing that puzzles me about the Al driveshaft and the Mustangs - my '99 Ram has an Aluminium shaft in it from the factory. This being just a step-above the V6 base model (essentially that but with the 5.2 V8 ), it leaves me scratching my head as to why they put 'em in the Rams back as far as the late '90s. But, here we are in '08 and Ford's Flagship performance-car lacks a factory Aluminium shaft.

Go figure.

:toocool:
We are two more of 100s of 1,000s of Mustang Owners wondering the exact same thing.

Makes No-Sense to any of us............


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