A sloppy u joint may free up a fraction of a horsepower at the rear wheels if the driveshaft is spinning eccentric to center.
I've also seen frozen universal joints cause a shakey dyno number vs a smooth one.
Reason is it takes power to bend the joint back and forth but again, minor and the more driveshaft angle the more it would be a problem.
I was wondering who uses overdrive (O/D) when driving around town (speeds under 55). I am always flipping the O/D button depending where I am driving. Does it cause wear to the trans. if the O/D is disabled for extended times. At constant highway speeds I always enable the O/D.
When accelerating then letting off the accelerate Im getting a slight clunking from the rear of my car, it's mostly when the car is cold, sounds like something is knocking back and forth in the trunk area, haven't got a chance to get her on a lift yet. Not sure if this is a problem people run...
Hi there folks... :smile2:
I finally finished bolting the M5R2 to the 4.6 on my 94 TBird... :xpcool:
Yes (!!!) ... I knew all along that it wouldn't be as easy as the other manual options out there, but I love challenges and it can definitely be done if you are bent on the idea like I was...
Continuing with my tranny saga, I got the original J-Mod valve body back in, car shifts fine when cold, but once it warms up, 1 to 2 is sluggish. I could not figure this out so I took the Cougar into a reputable tranny house and had them look it over, run diags, etc. They could not...
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