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SOOOO many mustangs. Can I say I was kinda disappointed because the mustangs were pulling 112-114 in the quarter mile. I wasn't looking at times and I should have been but still. I was kinda disappointed. This was GT's, GT500's and 5.0's all doing about the same. They were smoking Camero's and Challengers but still.

I saw 2 GT500's racing each other and they both had a serious whine about them when they were in lower gears, that sounded like CRAP! I so hope that doesn't happen to my 5.0!!
 

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Dam, where i live there are no good places to race or see nice cars do the quarter mile. One of these days i am going on a road trip to race my mustang and get it on a dyno.

RI needs a quarter mile, it would bring money into the economy since people would buy faster cars and also do more work on there cars.

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next time u go to the track take some pics/videos
 

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This is a nice drag strip about 45 minutes away. My first time going I was really interested in the mustangs and how they would do. I would LOVE to race mine but will not do it till it is over 3000 miles and I have a bit to go yet.
 

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That whine is from the supercharger and that's a sound that will put fear in the hearts of the competition:) also 114mph is not bad at all and I've seen dedicated drag cars run low 11sec high 10's at that mph
 

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About the GT500's having a whine in lower gears that sounded like crap, are you saying the Supercharger whine didn't sound right or the whine due to the SC sounded like crap??
 

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I was going to lay into you, then saw you're female, so I'll be a little nicer.

1) It's Camaro. There's no e.
2) Like stated 112-114 in the 1/4 is pretty decent.
3) I hope to have that serious whine with my car in about a year...that's the sound of the supercharger.
 

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Did she just diss the sound of a screaming GT500?!?!?! LOL jk. Glad you're into mustangs.
 

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I would like to race you in my "wimpy" automatic but we are too many miles apart.
 

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I am sorry I didn't know the Superchargers were supposed to whine!! That makes sense that only the GT500's sounded like that.....good to know! I am very new to the Mustangs and haven't kept up on everything about them!! I have wanted one forever and completely happy I waited and got the 5.0. Next time I go I will be paying more attention to timing as well. I wanted to go and see them race and it was too much fun!

Automatic boy.....sorry, but that is just uncool in a sports car!! I will say that till I am blue in the face, so not cool in a sports car!! I get it a lot to when they see a woman driving a Mustang ohhhh...you got the automatic. No **** mines manual!!! And then they are all ohhh...that's HOT...no kidding :hihi:
 

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Lolol automatic boy. That's funny! Hey jamie I think that you should upload some pics of your ride and you hitting them gears.

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Rebecca Starkey drives an auto '11 5.0.








...with about 700 horsepower. I think that's pretty damn cool.
 

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Rebecca Starkey drives an auto '11 5.0.








...with about 700 horsepower. I think that's pretty damn cool.
I think its a real shame that its automatic. If it was manual it would be F'in awesome!!
 

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I don't see what the big deal with a manual trans is. I can shift mine manually 1st through 3rd.:bigthumbsup
 

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I saw 2 GT500's racing each other and they both had a serious whine about them when they were in lower gears, that sounded like CRAP! I so hope that doesn't happen to my 5.0!!
That's the superchargers making that whine. LOL. Kinda like the folks who complain about exhaust rumble or the new 5.0 owners who don't like the valve tick. People actually buy a 32 valve, 412 HP vehicle and complain that their car ticks. LMAO......
 

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while your pushing your clutch in.. Cutting power from the ground, my auto is always building..:shigrin

You should shot some video of some camaro kills.. That woulda been awesome...

Ladies get in free at our track...
 

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while your pushing your clutch in.. Cutting power from the ground, my auto is always building..:shigrin

You should shot some video of some camaro kills.. That woulda been awesome...

Ladies get in free at our track...
The only avantage the auto has over the stick is the launch. After the launch they are about even. If anything the stick is faster. I can shift as quick as any automatic out there. As long as its not a twin clutch.

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The only avantage the auto has over the stick is the launch. After the launch they are about even. If anything the stick is faster. I can shift as quick as any automatic out there. As long as its not a twin clutch.

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That is only true for stock or close to stock power. Once you get to the 700+ area the autos become more consistent and accelerate more smoothly, and ultimately become quicker down the strip.

All of the mustangs doing 9 second passes and faster are using autos.
 

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You don't buy a manual because they are faster at the strip... you buy them because they are more fun to drive.

Though they are much faster on a track than an automatic, unless that auto is accompanied by paddle shifters that will allow you to hold and select gears correctly.
 
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