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Old 10-11-2012, 07:13 AM   #71
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I hear ya man. I didn't mean it literally about chasing GT500's but you get the point. No doubt I'd like the 5.0 more though. Just wasn't in my budget at the time and this is more then good enough for now. But I got a deployment coming up next year and when I get back the 2015 should be around the corner. And would be worth the trade for sure.

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Also, big fan of evo's btw. Almost bought one but insurance was going to be double which I thought was ridicules!! Is this still the last year of the evo do you know? Last I heard they were scrapping it. Which was sad to hear.
last year for the evo yep , i was this close of getting it , but i wanted this to be my last car , i had a couple of people in the 40s around here rolling on evos and stis and ohhh men they look funny as hell .... Hello midlife crisis hahaha , im 28 and i know i could rock my 2013 black gt till im 60 and be a cool grandpa hanahah, i might even be on my first engine if i take good care of it
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last year for the evo yep , i was this close of getting it , but i wanted this to be my last car , i had a couple of people in the 40s around here rolling on evos and stis and ohhh men they look funny as hell .... Hello midlife crisis hahaha , im 28 and i know i could rock my 2013 black gt till im 60 and be a cool grandpa hanahah, i might even be on my first engine if i take good care of it
I like how you think. I'm 60 and thinking the exact same thing. lol
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Because its easier to make the 3.7 107 hp stronger than to make the 5.0 two cylinders lighter and we prefer the six's better weight distribution and, therefore, handling...
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Because its easier to make the 3.7 107 hp stronger than to make the 5.0 two cylinders lighter and we prefer the six's better weight distribution and, therefore, handling...
That's why they beef up the GT suspension. Then to top that they put GT suspension in the 6er and other odds and ends to make the performance package
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I prefer souping a six because all of the performance upgrades make it more efficient.

Cai, exhuast, suspension, everything. For the price difference of a GT to 6, one can make a 6 as fast, and if you drive right, the fuel efficiency only goes up.

There are many ways a 6 will never be a GT. But other than the looks, 2012 at least, the GT looks way better. The 6 looks goofy to me, like a Mazda 3 smiley face. I bought a GT front fascia to swap onto my 6, but then got setup with Roush. So now I have three front ends lol

I would rather go 6 and spend 7k on it than go GT. but that is me, there is no argument the GT is faster, sounds better, but a 6 with mods to appearance, performance, exhuast, with 32-36+ mpg, can't beat it. In my opinion, at least.
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I prefer souping a six because all of the performance upgrades make it more efficient.

Cai, exhuast, suspension, everything. For the price difference of a GT to 6, one can make a 6 as fast, and if you drive right, the fuel efficiency only goes up.

There are many ways a 6 will never be a GT. But other than the looks, 2012 at least, the GT looks way better. The 6 looks goofy to me, like a Mazda 3 smiley face. I bought a GT front fascia to swap onto my 6, but then got setup with Roush. So now I have three front ends lol

I would rather go 6 and spend 7k on it than go GT. but that is me, there is no argument the GT is faster, sounds better, but a 6 with mods to appearance, performance, exhuast, with 32-36+ mpg, can't beat it. In my opinion, at least.
See, I love the front fascia of the 11 plus V6 model better than the GT front. Not a fan of the fog lights. But that's just me.
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See, I love the front fascia of the 11 plus V6 model better than the GT front. Not a fan of the fog lights. But that's just me.
Everybody likes different stuff. It is nice when people can express what they like, and people aren't grumpy lol. I, myself, like the fogs, and I actually have the grille fogs, and the fogs in the front fascia. I think it is a little much, but then I just look at her for a few minutes and I can't imagine her any other way.

Reading wiki and chit chat, I believe 10-12 v6 front ends were .38 cD, and the GT was .34 or close to that. Maybe .36. It ended up being useless for me.
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For 2015, instead of fogs, the GT should get two turbo's mounted in the front grill like a dragster. V6 eco-boost, or GTR killer.
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For 2015, instead of fogs, the GT should get two turbo's mounted in the front grill like a dragster. V6 eco-boost, or GTR killer.
Two turbo's and add a supercharger to it.
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Still would not beat then GTR. Give it all wheel drive, better suspension, and more computers, and it might. I am not a fan boy, but the GTR is a force to be reckoned with. And no manual. I prefer standard, but a human being can not shift as fast as the tranny.

It is so fast it cannot be measured by a human in time. Almost instantaneous. Even the Stig can't pop through gears in our MT that fast.
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Still would not beat then GTR. Give it all wheel drive, better suspension, and more computers, and it might. I am not a fan boy, but the GTR is a force to be reckoned with. And no manual. I prefer standard, but a human being can not shift as fast as the tranny.

It is so fast it cannot be measured by a human in time. Almost instantaneous. Even the Stig can't pop through gears in our MT that fast.
Its the mt-82.... no one can shift period
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I love the look of my front end

The front of My MCA was what caught my eye first.


I see no need to change anything about it. That is unless they come out wth a Shaker air cleaner for the V6. Then it will be changed.


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See, I love the front fascia of the 11 plus V6 model better than the GT front. Not a fan of the fog lights. But that's just me.
Get a different grille. That's the only reason I wanted the GT end is because of grille swapping. The v6 front end just needs something.
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Still would not beat then GTR. Give it all wheel drive, better suspension, and more computers, and it might. I am not a fan boy, but the GTR is a force to be reckoned with. And no manual. I prefer standard, but a human being can not shift as fast as the tranny.

It is so fast it cannot be measured by a human in time. Almost instantaneous. Even the Stig can't pop through gears in our MT that fast.
No AWD
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I like my 6 front end
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I like my 6 front end
Are those the tinted raxiom halo lights?
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Are those the tinted raxiom halo lights?
Tey are raxiom lights, thy dot look tinted
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Are those the tinted raxiom halo lights?
Yeah but I need to upgrade to some HIDs the ones that come with it not as bright as I would like.
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Here is another pic with the lights turned off.
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Here is another pic with the lights turned off.
Dude, they look freaking bad a$$. Omg. Awesome looking. I think American Muscle sells a brighter bulb than the stock ones that come with it.
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Dude, they look freaking bad a$$. Omg. Awesome looking. I think American Muscle sells a brighter bulb than the stock ones that come with it.
The other bulb is the same as the one that comes with it to start with. It's ok though going to get some 35w 5000k bulbs and ballast soon.
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The other bulb is the same as the one that comes with it to start with. It's ok though going to get some 35w 5000k bulbs and ballast soon.
That was my only concern about the lighting at night of them. I'm not looking to spend the money on LED Lights. I love the halo lights and the dark covering is awesome looking. My concern is enough light at night
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That was my only concern about the lighting at night of them. I'm not looking to spend the money on LED Lights. I love the halo lights and the dark covering is awesome looking. My concern is enough light at night
You can still see at night. I just like bright lights lot of deer near where I lived.
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You can still see at night. I just like bright lights lot of deer near where I lived.
Can you get brighter bulbs for those lights without going HID. Those raxiom smoked halo lights look sick on your car bro. Wow. They are awesome looking.
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Can you get brighter bulbs for those lights without going LED. Those raxiom smoked halo lights look sick on your car bro. Wow. They are awesome looking.
They are h9 bulbs in a projector lens I'm sure you could go halogen but I like the look of HIDs
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They are h9 bulbs in a projector lens I'm sure you could go halogen but I like the look of HIDs
I thought American Muscle sold brighter H9 bulbs for those raxiom smoked halo lights that are better than the h9 bulbs that come stock with the car. I was trying to stay away from the cost of the HID lights.
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I thought American Muscle sold brighter H9 bulbs for those raxiom smoked halo lights that are better than the h9 bulbs that come stock with the car. I was trying to stay away from the cost of the HID lights.
Last I checked they didn't. Maybe Dan can tell us.
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I've got HID's in my projecters and fogs H11 bulbs in both. 6000k.
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Last I checked they didn't. Maybe Dan can tell us.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but don't you use the stock H9 bulb that comes with the car for those raxiom halo lights? Unless you buy a better H9 bulb.
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I've got HID's in my projecters and fogs H11 bulbs in both. 6000k.
Are those raxiom headlights?

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Correct me if I'm wrong, but don't you use the stock H9 bulb that comes with the car for those raxiom halo lights? Unless you buy a better H9 bulb.
Stock bulb is a H11 raxioms come with H9 installed inside
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Are those raxiom headlights?
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I've got HID's in my projecters and fogs H11 bulbs in both. 6000k.
How much the HID lights run in your two headlights. Not including the fog lights? They look awesome and bright
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Did you just remove the rubber boot on the back? How did you install them?
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Are those raxiom headlights?

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Stock bulb is a H11 raxioms come with H9 installed inside
Got ya. Then I wonder if there is a brighter H9 upgraded bulb one can buy separate than the stock H9 raxiom bulb. I so gotta get the smoked raxiom lights. They are freaking killing me looking at them. Wow.
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Got ya. Then I wonder if there is a brighter H9 upgraded bulb one can buy separate than the stock H9 raxiom bulb. I so gotta get the smoked raxiom lights. They are freaking killing me looking at them. Wow.
You should get the tails too. I got them as well.
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