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chuckle..see i thought he was serious...and he doesnt plan to stop at the mustang sixers on his path to world domination...next he'll be demanding the ricers pay tribute..and those pesky chargers..hell i wouldnt be surprised if the pumpdoc starts demanding some sort of bounty from the minivan community..lol..hmm...i'm surprised the coyote hasnt weighed in yet
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I was not going to chime in on this issue, but oh wel so much for control. Anyways, I must state for the record, I do not see anything wrong with a V6 Mustang. to each is their own when it comes to the reason we each bought our Stangs. Some of us are cost conscious (gas, insurances, base prace, monthly payment, all above) and soem of us are horsepower conscious (hence why we mod). However, based ont he title of this thread.."No love from a sixer" implies to me that all V6 Mustang owners/drivers have no respect for GTs, but that would be far from the truth. In mnay incidences, it appears that GTs do not respect V6ers. IMHO, a Mustang is a cool ride regardless of whether it is a V6, GT, coupe, convertible, stock or heavily modified. Without a doubt, there are quie a few V6 Stangs that would put most of our V8 Stangs to shame.

Where I see the "no love from a sixer" is that I find when on the road, I rarely get acknowledgement from ANY Mustang, but more often it is the V6 Stangs that do not acknowledge me. My guess is (as stated in other threads) that many V6 stangs are rentals or owned by people who are not enthusiasists. To them, the Mustang (V6 or GT) is just a car, albeit, a nice car, but still just a car. But to be fair, I have run into many GTs (usually stock) that will not acknolwedge me anymore than the V6ers. So, it appears that the problem is not just with V6ers, but among the GTs as well.

Just my thoughts on the subject.

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Or here's another analogy...

The GT is like that uberhot girl in high school you pretty much knew you didn't stand a chance with. Selective, aloof, fast, and dangerous, and ALL of the guys wanted her. Wanted her BAD...

The V6 is the friendly girl you COULD have gone out with, if you hadn't been so obsessed with the uberhottie. A bit plainer, yes, but removed from your blinding GT desire, the V6 had a body that was really about as great as the GT's. She'd be wonderful to come home to at night, a great wife, steady and supportive...

But really, the fact of the matter is that BOTH versions of the S197 are just strikingly beautiful automobiles, finer than anything else on the road right now. You guys know the stares you get, driving around town or out on the road. Pedestrians and oncoming vehicles take their eyes off whatever they're doing to gaze in awe at our pretty babies. :eyepoppin THAT's the bottom line for me. These latest Stangers are about the sexiest rides ever made!
Z, how do you come up with this stuff? My mind doesn't work nearly as fast.

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Z, how do you come up with this stuff? My mind doesn't work nearly as fast.

But strick me down if he ain't right!!!! That is great stuff!!!
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Ford should have only made one engine version for the Mustang, a V8, then there wouldn't be any of this rivalry between V8s and V6s...you don't see Chevy putting out a V6 Corvette...they put out a 500HP Z06...and the standard 400HP Vette is no slouch either...

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Ford should have only made one engine version for the Mustang, a V8, then there wouldn't be any of this rivalry between V8s and V6s...you don't see Chevy putting out a V6 Corvette...they put out a 500HP Z06...and the standard 400HP Vette is no slouch either...
Correct me if I'm wrong but... if there had only been a V8 option then the Mustang would have died a long time ago... I'm sure someone more informed than me will comment on that...

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Just a little off topic but a friend of mine, Matt just dynoed
609 RWHP and 640 RWTQ on a 95 block built 4.2 liter pushing 30 PSI , this was as of last night .
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Correct me if I'm wrong but... if there had only been a V8 option then the Mustang would have died a long time ago... I'm sure someone more informed than me will comment on that...
And lets not forget our unloved child from the drugged out '70's - the four-banger Mustang II and subsequent 4cyl versions of the Fox. They carried the banner through the turbulent "gas mileage" wars to continue the lineage. Without them - there would be no Terminator Cobras or GT500s.
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Just a little off topic but a friend of mine, Matt just dynoed
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Ford should have only made one engine version for the Mustang, a V8, then there wouldn't be any of this rivalry between V8s and V6s...you don't see Chevy putting out a V6 Corvette...they put out a 500HP Z06...and the standard 400HP Vette is no slouch either...
But when the Camaro was in production, Chevy offered both a V6 and a V8 version of the Camaro. Besides, Ford needs to make the V6 Stang, something to do with meeting Federal regualtions for production numbers or such. Plus many people own a V6 because they want a V6. As strange as it may sound to those of us who have V8s, some people (for whatever reason) simply do not want a V8. Ford makes more V6 Mustangs because they sell more V6 Mustangs. Without the V6 Mustang, Ford would not be able to use the Mustang as their bottom line getter. Remember, it is because of the F-150 and the Mustang that keeps Ford from being totally overcome by their financial woes.

On a personal note, I like being a bit special. In 2005, Ford aimed for 192,000 Mustangs, but may have only reached approximately 160,000 Mustangs. Of those 160K Stangs, only approx. 60K were GTs and of those, only approx. 13K were convertible GTs. I really like having one of the rarest production cars for model year 2005...a 2005 Mustang GT convertible (of course it is further limited if you count color, interior, convertible top and transmission). If Ford only made one version, then I would have one of 160,000+/- instead of of one of 13,000+/-. Now do not get me wrong, I am not saying a V8 is better (or worse) than a V6, just different. Just remember, different strokes for different folks.

Cant we all (Mustnag owners...V6, GT, Coupe & Vert) just get along?!
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Ford should have only made one engine version for the Mustang, a V8, then there wouldn't be any of this rivalry between V8s and V6s...you don't see Chevy putting out a V6 Corvette...they put out a 500HP Z06...and the standard 400HP Vette is no slouch either...
Seeing as how 75% of Mustangs sold are 6ers, the GT would likely cost as much or more than a G35 if we sixers didn't subsidize GT production.

Ford would more likely lose the 8 than the 6, especially considering the new 3.5L can be stroked to 4.0Ls and make far over 300 hp.

Heck, the 3.8L is capable of making 260+ hp with a little intake/exhaust and cam work -and that's a relatively mild street cam.

The 4.0L isn't as strong as the 3.8/4.2L -perhaps they'll do some block work before ending production, but the new 3.5L will make all of us cry.



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But when the Camaro was in production, Chevy offered both a V6 and a V8 version of the Camaro. Besides, Fords needs to make the V Stang, something to do with meeting Federal regualtions for production numbers or such. Plus many people own a V6 because they want a V6. As strange as it may sound to those of us who have V8s, some people (for whatever reason) simply do not want a V8. Ford makes more V6 Mustangs because they sell more V6 Mustangs. without the V6 Mustang, Ford would not be able to use the Mustang as their bottom line getter. Remember, it is because of the F-150 and the Mustang that keeps Ford from being totally overcome by their financial woes.

On a personal note, I like being a bit special. In 2005, Ford aimed for 192,000 Mustangs, but may have only reached approximately 160,000 Mustangs. Of those 160K Stangs, only approx. 60K were GTs and of those, only approx. 13K were convertible GTs. I really like having one of the rarest production cars for model year 2005...a 2005 Mustang GT convertible (of course it is further limited if you count color, interior, convertible top and transmission). If Ford only made one version, then I would have one of 160,000+/- instead of of one of 13,000+/-. Now do not get me wrong, I am not saying a V8 is better (or worse) than a V6, just different. Just remember, different strokes for different folks.

Cant we all (Mustnag owners...V6, GT, Coupe & Vert) just get along?!

Where's the fun in that?!

We loved killing the 350/454s back in the 80s. There's no more of those to kick around. What's more satisfying -beating a 350 with a 428? or beating one with a 302/5.0L?

The 5.0L

What's more satisfying than that? Doing in in a 3.8L!!!!

Shoot, If I can somehow figure out how to put that lil 3.5L (stroked to 4.0L) in my 2003, I'm going to be in heaven. - Throw a blower on that sucker, and start hunting Terminators!!!!


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