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The Mare’s Build Thread provided here at SN95Source or at SN95Forums

Mod List

as of now (6.18.19) the car is modded as follows

OEM Cobra front bumper
OEM style Cobra front lights
Carbon Fiber SVO Side Skirts
Griggs Racing GR-40 Fiberglass Hood
Custom Slib/Griggs Racing GR-40 Carbon Fiber Widebody Fenders
chrome locking lug nuts
LED 3rd brake light moddified with a flash rate
slow rate sequential tail lights with flat black bezels
FJD Performance livery Ver 3.5
Cipher Auto front and rear blue tow straps
TWC^2/FJD Performance Carbon Fiber Saleen T1 race spoiler
FJD Performance Headlight Intake Duct
Modified OEM rear bumper
Madd Retros LED Headlight Bulbs
Aerocatch Front Hood Latches
Spectre Rear Pin Style Hood Latches
Specfab Racing Hood Pin Mounting Plates

Cobra Suzuka Fixed Back Racing Seat
Sparco Seat Base
Sparco 45* Side Mounts
white face gauges (speedo & hvac)
White LED Gauge lights
OEM mach 460 system
Sparco Ford Performance Boss 302S racing steering wheel with NRG 3.0 quick release and hub

Performance parts
Luketich Built WAP 2V
– Saleen SMS 3V WAP Block Bored 30 Over
– Boss 302 Forged Rods
– SpeedPro Flat Top Pistons
– Edelbrock Victor Jr Intake Manifold
– 6061 Aluminium plenum
– Boundary 3V/GT500 Oil Pump
– Comp Cams Stage 5 Camshaft
– American Racing Headers 1 7/8″ x 3″ longtubes
– ARP Bolts/Studs
– Clevite Racing Bearings
– Accufab 75mm Polished Throttle Body
– PI Heads
– Trick Flow Specialties Adjustable Crank/Cam Sprockets
— Other Supporting Bits
Ford Racing Aluminium Driveline
Stifflers Crossmember Brace
Mishimoto 2 Core Performance Radiator
Canton Aluminium Expansion Tank
JLT Bright Atlantic Blue ram air cai
Fully Torqued Racing Classic Bumpsteer Kit
Steeda Strut Tower Brace
Custom Steeda Shock Tower Brace
Steeda Short Throw Shifter
Maximum Motorsports 4 bolt Caster Camber plates
Ford Racing lowering rear c springs with a coil cut
375lb Hypercoil and Maximum Motorsports front Coil-Over kit
Maximum Motorsports tubular A-arms w/Delrin bushings
Maximum Motorsports Pan-Hard Bar
Magnaflow 4×9 performance mufflers
twin 3 in tips with custom side exhaust piping
Ford Racing speedo re-calibrator
01 Bullitt Rear 8.8 Differential
Stoptech Cryogenically Treated slotted Rotors
EBC Orange Stuff Front Race Pads
Hawk HP Plus Rear race/track pads
13in front and 11.65in rear Cryo Treated Stoptech slotted rotors w/bullitt twin piston calipers
Maximum Motorsports SS front brake hoses
Maximum Motorsport Bilstein Sport struts
Maximum Motorsports Solid Motor Mounts
Maximum Motorsports Solid Steering Rack Bushings for stock K-Member
Maximum Motorsports Solid Steering Shaft
Optima Red Top Battery
Maximum Motorsports Firewall Adjuster
Maximum Motorsports Aluminium Clutch Quadrant
Quantum 340LPH High Flow Fuel Pump
Quantum 5/16″ High Flow Viton Fuel Check Valve
SPEC Stage 3 Clutch
RAM Billet Aluminium Flywheel
Ford Performance Throwout Bearing
Ford Performance Clutch Fork
Custom 3″ to 2.5″ Collector
Custom 2.5” X pipe
Turner Motorsports 6oz Baffled Oil Catch Can
Maximum Motorsports Heavy Duty Rear Lower Control Arms (99-04)
Eibach Rear Sway Bar
WedsSport TC105X 18×10.5 ET 12 w/Custom Wheel Spacers and Hub Rings
Yokohama/Advan A052 200TW Tire 315/30/18
Ford Racing 3.73 Ring and Pinion
Ford Racing Boss 302 Torsen T2R
Mosler 31 Spline axles
ARP 3″ Front extended wheel studs
ARP 2.5” Rear extended wheel studs
Ford Racing Differential Cover/Girdle
Ford Racing Diff Install Kit with Bearings

Recent Posts


Hey there Ladies and Gents and welcome to the first edition of Track Day Recollection for the 2019 season! We have a good little review of our day at Crows Landing with good news, bad news and your typical FJD Performance entertainment. Do you want to start with the good or the bad?

Of course!

We thought so too! Good first!

The Mare with the new wheels and rubber made a HUGE difference out there on course. The 315s performed flawlessly and the lesser rotational mass made stopping the car a lot easier. To be quite honest, how the car is right now, its pretty perfect save getting a proper seat and harness in the car along with some bigger and better brakes. The car did great out on the air strip, and we CANNOT wait until we hit Sonoma again, but of course.. with a Test N Tune day, you find little gremlins… and gremlins we found.

Now onto the bad news…

After our second run on the course we brought the car back to grid and proceeded to pop the hood and check the oil. We got ready to throw an extra quart in, but as soon as we took the cap off…


You guessed it…

Somebody had poisoned the water hole!


Immediately after seeing this we went to the catch can to see what that looked like…

Needless to say…

It looked worse…


Some bloke decided to poor 150mL from his cappuccino in the catch can! Indeed a total “Oh shit” moment… Sorry kids (not really). We put that quart in, put the cappuccino mix into the empty container and proceeded to clean the coffee stains from the can and cap. We then went ahead and did what any other sane person would do and ran the car again!

After Run 2 we ran the car every other run and in between were checking the catch, oil filler cap, dipstick and coolant. Lots of texts and pictures were sent back and forth with our buddy Will and we couldn’t exactly figure out what was going on since there was no milky residue on the cams, dipstick or in the coolant. Sure enough though after some runs we would come back to this sight.


Upon further inspection after lunch we looked at the T Inlet for the catch can hoses and saw that the driver side hose was clean, the passenger side hose was looking like a starbucks machine and then leading into the can was some more of the cappuccino residue.




Screw it…fix the car… clean up the gunk and run some more!

That’s exactly what we did!

We finished off a couple more runs, and finally after our 10th, and second fastest run of the day, we called it quits for the Mare. During that time though Will and Frank eventually came to the conclusion that the liquid we were finding inside the catch can, and the motor, was none other than fuel itself. Some more clues were given by start up and watching the AFR at idle jump to high 11s and having fuel cut off during one of the runs. We think that a injector may be stuck open, and off our race tune, is just dumping fuel. We still finished the day in the Mare with a fastest time of a 42.018.

Fret not though, as we still ran a handful of runs in Rob’s Miata! All in all we still had a great day out at Crows. Caught up with some AutoX buddies, shared good laughs with old friends and made new ones! Not to mention even though the Mare was having a hard time running, she was catching a lot of attention and turning heads!





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