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Ford Mustang, Convertible
#49 of 54 I'll be easy on the throttle,
Oct 30, 2002 (3:22 pm)
and I run in North Jersy at Giants stadium (quite a few races over the year) and they tend to be fast, smooth courses instead of short and choppy.
Oct 30, 2002 (3:32 pm)
going to autocross events and seeing all of the "checkbook" cars. There was a guy with a ZR-1 with insane amounts of money in the engine. Every single corner he came out of, he ended up shredding the tires. The car appeared to have too much power, or at least more power than the driver could handle. In the last corner of his last run, he overcooked the corner, tried to correct with power oversteer, and the 'Vette ended up swapping sides, taking out the timing laser in the process. Then it was back on the trailer....
Oct 30, 2002 (3:36 pm)
Autocross entry: $20
New Hoosiers: $500
Stickers for car: $10
Getting to see some idiot with more money than sense show off and thrash his Vette and end up paying $2000 for a new laser timer:
#52 of 54 Something else -
Oct 30, 2002 (3:39 pm)
with an adjustable boost supercharger, I can lower the boost a few PSI.
Oct 30, 2002 (8:59 pm)
Yes, the previous generation Mustang was too much fun. I should have bought one then. When I looked at them again it was '93 and they'd taken most of the life out of the car. Maybe the SOHC has put back some sparkle and zip.
#54 of 54 The SOHC motors
Oct 31, 2002 (5:18 am)
are catching on in the aftermarket. There are several 4.6 tuners in 5.0 magazine who deal strictly with mod motors. Their slight lack of bottom end torque and higher top end is an advantage at the drag strip. The 5.0's only disadvantage has been too much bottom end torque resulting in no traction.