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Picking up a 2011 5.0 this weekend

Well My name is Kristian and I am picking up a 2011 Mustang GT Premium 6spd std Kona Blue with the comfort package.
This will be my first sports car. I have always been a dodge fan but this new mustang catches my eye. I have only owned pickup trucks my entire life so I am very excited!
I have to travel to LA tomorrow to sign the papers and take her back up to Anchorage Alaska.

It has the 3:31 gears is the only bad thing. I wonder how bad this will affect the performance of the car. Any one care to comment?

My brother drives a SRT8 challenger with a MBRP exhaust and he says his will smoke mine?? could this be true he is the one that test drove it because he lives in LA so i kinda take his word but some how i doubt it!
Here are some photos of the car. I hate the rims but I will swap those out...right after i swap out the exhaust!
Thanks for looking I hope to become apart of the community and be an asset to it. It looks like I have a lot LOT LOT! of reading to do and searching to do before I start to bombard you all with questions

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Congratulations I just got a 2010 Premium conv "yesterday" I am sure your new 5.0 with the 3.31s will smoke him! I love your rims.. wish you were closer.. Mine has the multi spoke 19 inch "Girlie rims" 427CARL
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congrats. and oh man torture the car from sunny LA to Alaska. Hope ya have decent enough weathe rup there

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Enjoy and best of luck. Find a nice twisty road and watch your brother disappear in the rear view mirror

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Yeah I have about 2-3 more months that I can drive this beast than it goes away in the garage getting worked the whole long and painful winter!
I am driving up to Tacoma washington to have it shipped.
There is no way I would ruin this new car on the Alcan road!

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You would smoke your brother has he not seen the 1/4 times lol! Even the autos have been ripping off 12.7 @ 115! Line em up and video the kill for us lol! Hey Enjoy your car, and be safe welcome join us all in our chronic modding of mustangs addiction!
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Yeah I have about 2-3 more months that I can drive this beast than it goes away in the garage getting worked the whole long and painful winter!
I am driving up to Tacoma washington to have it shipped.
There is no way I would ruin this new car on the Alcan road!

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My brother drives a SRT8 challenger with a MBRP exhaust and he says his will smoke mine?? could this be true he is the one that test drove it because he lives in LA so i kinda take his word but some how i doubt it!
Don't doubt it, it is 425 HP & most likely another 20 or more from exhaust.
More important: who gives a damn about few seconds off.
Kids today spend their life concerned about speed & 1000's are in cemeteries for it.

Just buy the car for the car & enjoy it, speed will get you nowhere but in trouble!

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Don't doubt it, it is 425 HP & most likely another 20 or more from exhaust.
More important: who gives a damn about few seconds off.
Kids today spend their life concerned about speed & 1000's are in cemeteries for it.

Just buy the car for the car & enjoy it, speed will get you nowhere but in trouble!

Amen! I'm buying the Mustang 5.0 for its engineering aspect and the retro styling. Plus, I have always dreamed of a mustang since I was a kid and now that I can afford it I'm excited to bring one home real soon. I'm currently in contact with my local dealer to get a good deal. If I want more speed I'll get an F1 racing car j/k

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The STR8 is a boat. It's a really nice car, but it's heavy. You should be able to smoke him easily.
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Congrates on your new Stang!

Welcome to the forum and have a safe trip home...

Oh yes, your brother is in for a shock !! The Challenger , nice car but it needs to go on a diet,,,,LOL

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Well My name is Kristian and I am picking up a 2011 Mustang GT Premium 6spd std Kona Blue with the comfort package.
This will be my first sports car. I have always been a dodge fan but this new mustang catches my eye. I have only owned pickup trucks my entire life so I am very excited!
I have to travel to LA tomorrow to sign the papers and take her back up to Anchorage Alaska.

It has the 3:31 gears is the only bad thing. I wonder how bad this will affect the performance of the car. Any one care to comment?

My brother drives a SRT8 challenger with a MBRP exhaust and he says his will smoke mine?? could this be true he is the one that test drove it because he lives in LA so i kinda take his word but some how i doubt it!
Here are some photos of the car. I hate the rims but I will swap those out...right after i swap out the exhaust!
Thanks for looking I hope to become apart of the community and be an asset to it. It looks like I have a lot LOT LOT! of reading to do and searching to do before I start to bombard you all with questions
Wow. 3500 miles! Los Angeles, CA to Anchorage, AK - Google Maps.

that is going to be an epic drive! make sure to take scenic photos.
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I am just doing the trip form LA to Tacoma WA then I am putting it on a boat to ship to Anchorage. The Alcan road is to rough!
I AM VERY VERY EXCITED! I am just worried at the same time because I have not seen this model mustang in person let alone sit in one! But my brother tells me it is very nice and I trust him. I was wanting to go black but I am thinking it might be boring kinda and the blue looks really really good to me yet some of the time it looks like a chicks blue kind purple. I just hope it is darker in person. But from what I have been reading it is a gorgeous color.
I will take lots of pics along the way and post them up when I get back up to Alaska in about a week if all goes well. The next painful part is waiting for the ship to arrive in Anchorage to pick it up again.

I just can not wait to drive it from what I have read on these forums it is amazing just hoping the 3:331 gears do not let me down. (but I will be changing them out soon anyway tho)


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