Sneak Peek at the 2005 Ford Mustang

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    I won't tell you how much I don't like Fords, or most American cars in general, but I will say anything is an improvement with the recent Mustangs. At least it's an interesting design this time. The concept looks quite good for what it is. Will be interesting to see them on the road though, that's the real test.

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    Originally posted by Bean
    the car Oh and THIS one is making a TAD more power than that corvette/viper that you displayed

    http://www.turboimports.com/clinpoh97t76.html

    Bean, small world I guess... But I work for TurboImports/Performance motorsports and both of clint's converted lexi ( plural form of lexus? ) are down right now ...
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    Was out driving on a 3 lane highway.

    End up at a Looooooong stop light and started looking around There was a Porshe Carrara a Supra with the wing ground effects etc. and a Mustang GT. I gotta say ALL the cars looked REALLY nice to me.
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    i personally would never buy anything ford makes but thats the koolest restyle to the stanges i hvae seen in a long time the front gril makes it..give me my lexus anyday
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    So, YellowJacket ........ Can we all asume that you are somewhat enthralled with this new Mustang?
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    Heh you just stepped on the wrong foot bro

    My 300zx Twinturbo back when it had the mods on it was running 110mph traps; beat several OLD 400hp Vipers with ease... a couple C5s, etc... Z06s weren't around at the time...

    I've been 190 before... and yes i've been in a car capable of 215 before so don't gimme that **** hell i took my Z up around 170 when running a NSX on the I165 connector

    I've been down the 1/4 more times than i can count; in my 300zx and in my Talon TSI AWD, my RX-7 T2, and my current ride, a Lexus SC300 5-speed

    been on a road course? never... been at an autocross? again, more times than i can count... mainly in my Talon and T2

    As for you; you seem to be the typical viper owner that gets his ass handed to him by a cheap-ass $20k Supra with $1.5k in boltons

    Don't think I actually care that you own a Viper; its a piece of **** clown shoe with big tires... ANYONE can throw a gigantic motor at a relatively lightweight chassis and make a car fast...

    did i tell you about my current project? a first gen RX-7 with a 2jz-gte in it? 500rwhp in a 2200lb car is gonna be hella faster than Viper... especially if i can also swing in a 4link rear... gonna be NASTY on the go and up top
    and i don't care if its ugly as hell; for a pimp ride i'll take my SC3 or sell it and get a LS430

    and just so you know; i hate being called a keyboard racer by someone that think's they are the **** because they own an expensive muscle car

    Oh and just so you know... I don't have a Playstation of any sort; nor an Xbox... i can't quite learn the **** i know from playing games on consoles then can i? Hmmmmm musta learned them from somewhere else?

    Oh and that's nice that your friend beats them all. On a roadcourse? on an autocross? (yes they ARE different)...
    He ever ran a respectable driver with a FD and coilovers and beat him? BULL****

    as for hijacking the thread...

    YJ! I think the blue one looks nice; but the rest have got to go... I will always have a soft place in my heart for an older Mach 1 stang... of course the ridiculous current rendition is utter **** i think

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    HA HA yea bro but the differance is I OWN the car we are talking about and you own what ?????????????????????


    Yea that's what I thought.

    Let me guess you are a key board racer right?

    How many times you been down the quarter mile track???

    how many times on the road course?????

    So let me guess you get on your Play Station II or your Xbox and build your dream car right?????????

    AH and yet another key board racer.
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    Originally posted by Jarconis


    Bean, small world I guess... But I work for TurboImports/Performance motorsports and both of clint's converted lexi ( plural form of lexus? ) are down right now ...
    cool man... yeah I hear he's still waiting on the Motec to get done? I talk to him periodically over at clublex... him and most of the other 100000000000 turbo'd lexi

    he still wanting to sell the 92? or is he just gonna keep it? last time i had heard, he wasn't sure...
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    Well Id like to thank you all for ****ing up my thread.....good job guys. ..
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    Originally posted by YellowJacket
    Well Id like to thank you all for ****ing up my thread.....good job guys. ..
    Sorry YJ

    He called me a keyboard racer and I don't enjoy being called a poser
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    Originally posted by Bean


    Sorry YJ

    He called me a keyboard racer and I don't enjoy being called a poser
    Im just being stupid man, as long as people see the pics you guys can slap eachothers nuts all you want
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    Uhhh

    I'm not into slapping nuts
    but whatever you say man
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    hey YJ, what's the specs on the engine? Any idea?
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    Originally posted by dg806
    hey YJ, what's the specs on the engine? Any idea?
    Workin' on that right now.... Supposely its going to come STOCK with a ****load of horsepower......
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    After studying the design more, I should restate my opinion, as it's growing on me quite a bit. I'm glad they're trying some different things and still using some old styling cues. As long as the fit and finish and overall build quality is there (talking interior included folks, although they have been improving in recent years), it should be an interesting car and a pretty good value. Give us some engine specs when you come across them YJ, curious myself.
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    Hey Bean you an owner of a Subaru?  We do autocrosses with mustangs and vettes and they lose a large amount of the time to Subaru's as the all wheel drive kills them in the corners.  It is fun to drift through the corners.  All four wheel spinning while driving sideways. 
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    ****. That is one gorgeous car...
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    Retro Mercedes SL?


    The first pic Kinda looks like a 90's era Mercedes SL..........bout time the America Car Manufacturers figured out what the European Manufacturers have known for years. My estimate is that german/euro autos are STILL about 5-7 years ahead of ANY american car, which is better than what it used to be. I'll take quality (with the higher price) over a ford/chevy. Now, if GM/Ford could catch up in the quality dept., hands down buy American when it comes to autos.
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    Originally posted by YellowJacket


    Workin' on that right now.... Supposely its going to come STOCK with a ****load of horsepower......
    Post it when you find it! I love horsepower.................I'm like Tim the toolman Taylor. You can't get too much!
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    Now...I'm not a mustang fan AT ALL....

    but i've got to admit, that second set of pics (specifically the blue one) kinda makes me want to buy one just to have it.  It looks clean, agressive lines and overall...just looks fast..

    Bravo to Ford (first time I've said that in my life)

     

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