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Discussion in '2005 - 2014 S-197 Mustang -General/Talk-' started by NicksGT, Dec 22, 2003.


  1. Mr_Q

    Mr_Q Founding Member

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    Man, now what to wait for?!?!

    Just be happy and get he GT? Or wait for all the juicy bits in the Cobra(namely IRS and 400hp+)


    OR

    Wait for a GT500 or Shelby Cobra or Boss???? AHHHHHH!!!!
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    posm6s New Member

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    Good god, I have so much wood it hurts.:drool:
  3. SadbutTrue

    SadbutTrue Founding Member

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    us classic guys know how gp gets uppity about his six speeds :)
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    papasmurf New Member

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    OMG That Shelby is awesome! :jaw: I want it now
  5. Xr4Ti88LX

    Xr4Ti88LX Founding Member

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    I hope that Shelby comes out. That looks Effin' SWEET.....
  6. CatmanJJ

    CatmanJJ Captain Tangnet

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    :stupid:

    Yeah, that things is friggen sweet, I'm liking the '05 more and more.
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    detmack81 New Member

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    i see two new pics that wasnt there, that icon should be laughing at you
  8. Silver Bullet GT

    Silver Bullet GT Founding Member

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    Well its definitly looking really good now. I really like the styling of the exterior and the interior. Ford came through in the end after all. BUT what about the performance. I seriously hope that MT's "estamted" claims of 0-60 in 5.2 sec and the 1/4 in 13.9 @ 104 is a low expectation. New stock GT's can come close to doing that now, with some actaully meeting or beating those numbers. Im hoping for atleast mid to low 13's.
  9. Boomer v3.8

    Boomer v3.8 New Member

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    Estimated, as in I guess they haven't tested it yet...

    but when it comes to real world tests they do...
    If car magazines are getting 13.9s
    Count on them being lower...
    THey have grandma drivers. (at least MT and C/D)

    What was their times on a current GT?
    14.3-14.5? (13.8 Capable)
    They had a Cobra @ something like 13.4 (12.8 Capable)

    So look for 13.7-13.4 (not shabby)
    I just hope they have 3.55s or at least as an option
  10. GelatiCruiser

    GelatiCruiser Founding Member

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    That engine looks dirty....and really odd for some reason.
  11. posm6s

    posm6s New Member

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    That Shelby pic does look sweet but it looks like it was photochoped or something. It just doesn't look right.

    I could be wrong. :shrug:
  12. BABstangV6

    BABstangV6 Smater than the average bear!

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    V6 powa! 200hp... lol
  13. stang2009

    stang2009 New Member

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    Looks like crap on wheels.
  14. Route666

    Route666 Active Member

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    It was photochopped. If you read the article it talks about shelby wanting to end his car building career with Ford. I think what they're talking about may be the GT500Es and the 65 GT350s that he is bringing out again, but it could mean on a new car. :shrug:
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    BelueLX Founding Member

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    wonder if a LT1 cold air intake will fit the 3v engine. looks about the same.
  16. Rootus

    Rootus Officially Addicted

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    "TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR FAULT" :eek:

    :banana: :banana: :banana:

    Dave
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    65shlbycln Founding Member

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    attention to detail...

    ...look at the bottom right of the picture. "photo illustration by antoine..."
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    modu1ar tek New Member

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    Actually...MotorTrend got a 99-03 GT'(Not sure which year) to get 0-60 in 5.4 and 1/4 14.0@100.

    Im guessing 0-60 to be about 5.1...1/4 13.6-7@104ish.
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    modu1ar tek New Member

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    Also, can you please post scans of the Hot Rod issue?

    Thx
  20. The Fireman

    The Fireman New Member

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    I just got the new February Hot Rod issue, and the pics look even better in person. :nice:

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