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TMS rumor of GT500 real HP "With a new pulley, exhaust and a tune.....638 rwhp." I have no idea of where this came from but WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!! Now your at 60 MPH!

 

 

I have no reason not to believe Brad. Holy crap, can it be possible for the Mustang to make more power than a Ford GT.

 

If this is confirmed, I'd be stunned...

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TMS rumor of GT500 real HP "With a new pulley, exhaust and a tune.....638 rwhp." I have no idea of where this came from but WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!! Now your at 60 MPH!

 

 

 

That's exactly what I need to get back and forth to work!

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I have no reason not to believe Brad. Holy crap, can it be possible for the Mustang to make more power than a Ford GT.

 

If this is confirmed, I'd be stunned...

 

 

FYI, Ford rates the Ford GT at 550hp, but it has been reported that it actually makes over 600hp at the crank. Ford has been under rating hp for several years now: 2003-4 Mach 1's rated at 305hp actually make about 330hp in independent dyno'ing at the crank and 2003-4 Cobras rated at 390hp actually make about 425hp at the crank. 2001-4 SVT Lightnings rated at 380hp actually dyno about 405hp at the crank.

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Wow.

 

 

who in their wildest dreams would have ever imagined a supercharged,dual overhead cam, fuel injected motor capable of over 600 hp with a couple hundred bucks of aftermarket parts(and not nitrous). Go back to the 'powerhouses' of the mid 70's-80's and tell someone that in 20-30 years old Shelby himself would be offering such an animal from the ford dealers, they'd have put you in a rubber room. Remember when the 'fastest production vehicle in america' was the dodge little red truck...even blew away the corvette...that musta been the stone age. Wonder what will be possible in another 20 years??? Hard to imagine much more, but...

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I'd like to take that upgrade 1 step further and change fuel to running E85. Below is a thread I'm trying to get going on the Shelby Preformance public forums:

 

I don't know if this is the right place to post this but we have this fuel around here call E85 (85% alcohol, 105 octane) it would be cool to get an upgrade package to take advantage of this. I've played around a little with this using my old GLHS (#784) and that car seemed to like it.

 

Not only do you get the benefit of 105 octane fuel but the cost per gallon is considerably less. Locally premium sells for $2.50 a gallon; while E85 is $1.80 a gallon.

 

A link to the E85 website:

http://www.e85fuel.com/index.php

 

Below is a link to a fellow with a Subaru WRX that has been experimenting with it for a while now with very good results:

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread...5&highlight=e85

 

Locations in Las Vegas that sell E85:

 

ORCA Express

4343 North Rancho Drive

Las Vegas, NV 89130

702-368-0500

 

Huey's Mart #1

1591 North Decatur Boulevard

Las Vegas, NV 89108

702-203-6464

 

And no, I don’t work for the industry. It just seems like high performance cars and E85 were meant for each other.

 

Just a thought,

Jim Kepford

White, SD

Future GT 500 owner

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Not only do you get the benefit of 105 octane fuel but the cost per gallon is considerably less. Locally premium sells for $2.50 a gallon; while E85 is $1.80 a gallon.

 

 

Cost per gallon drops, but low heat content requires near doubling the fuel:air ratio dont it? Would expect it to allow more boost, but that gas tank would get mighty small range wise :)

Alternate fuels are a great idea anyways...I kinda wish all cars could be at least capable of dealing with whatever is in the tank, if the gas crisis returns(or should I say 'when') it would be nice to have a plan-B in place to deal with it...perhaps a high performance car could get the ball rolling for trickling down to standard models soon- good luck with it!

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