Hector's Bumble Bee Will Give 5.0 Guys A Real Sting - Page 5 - Ford Mustang Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Beast3.7
Guest
 
Beast3.7's Avatar
 
Posts: n/a
Quote:
Originally Posted by replica View Post
The GT and V6 weigh within 100 lbs or so of each other. I'm aware of the PP V6 equipment, thus it being my basis for a comparison against the GT. So again, $23k for a base PP V6 against a base GT, which usually go for about $26k. Can you make 100hp and 120 trq for less than the cost of just buying a GT in the first place?

I think the V6 is sweet. I own one. But I'm also realistic about it.
I like to look at the C&D Lightning Lap times for comparison. Certainly the GT does beat a v6PP around the track. However, the v6PP is faster around the track than the old (2006 and 2010 were both tested) GT. The thing to consider though is that the v6 had the 112mph governor on it. So what I've always contended has been if you removed the governor and put in some steeper gears, you might just close the gap on the GT or at least make it a driver's race. Brute HP isn't everything because the Boss LS beats all the Mustangs around the track including the GT500s.

Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
MACH I Member
 
Joenpb's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: San Diego
Posts: 2,622
 
I think Hector's car is awesome, what's not to like? Its a Mustang, and it hauls ass down the track. Sounds great to me! Good luck Hector in your endeavors.



Joenpb is offline  
post #63 of 63 (permalink) Old 06-08-2012 Thread Starter
PONY Member
 
Scott@CFM's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Longwood
Posts: 587
 
CFM's 3.7 has et'd better times than my pushrod 5.0 with a Vortech..
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Mustang Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a VALID email address for yourself, otherwise you will not receive the necessary confirmation email needed to confirm, validate and activate your new AFM member account.

Failure to provide a VALID email address, will result in the cancellation of your new AFM member account registration.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1