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Old 10-03-2013, 01:10 PM   #71
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^hell yeah.
I want to get down to your times bro. Yours is a sleeper beast. Lol
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I want to get down to your times bro. Yours is a sleeper beast. Lol
go FI. I got lucky with the $$ cuz me n my friends are huge fans of the mustang. I have supercharged v6. my friend has a full bolton 5.0. another has a 2003 cobra. another has a 2009 Shelby. my spoiled friend has a 2014 Shelby GT500.
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go FI. I got lucky with the $$ cuz me n my friends are huge fans of the mustang. I have supercharged v6. my friend has a full bolton 5.0. another has a 2003 cobra. another has a 2009 Shelby. my spoiled friend has a 2014 Shelby GT500.
Yeah, your supercharged v6 rocks. I bet when you dyno your car you will make over 450 rwhp with the 10 pounds boost. That's pretty sick bro. Since your getting your motor forged I bet you could run higher boost than 10 pounds. Maybe 20 to 25 pounds boost. How sweet would that be. Lol
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I've clocked My 0-60 after the headers and midpipe with a clean run with traction at 4.5 seconds.
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Yeah, your supercharged v6 rocks. I bet when you dyno your car you will make over 450 rwhp with the 10 pounds boost. That's pretty sick bro. Since your getting your motor forged I bet you could run higher boost than 10 pounds. Maybe 20 to 25 pounds boost. How sweet would that be. Lol
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I've clocked My 0-60 after the headers and midpipe with a clean run with traction at 4.5 seconds.
That's great . Freaking awesome time bro
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That's great . Freaking awesome time bro
Thanks brotha! That is a rare time though most of the time ,with wheel spin , it's in the high 4 second range.

Which is good considering that my best time before the headers/midpipe was a 4.8 w/ no wheelspin and a perfect launch.The car is a nice speed for me now. Although it's hard to find traction from a launch.

in my car the power does fall off after 70 cause I shift into 3rd gear and with the 3.31's and my automatic tranny 3rd goes all the way to 120 give or take a couple mph. So you can really feel the acceleration dies as I shift into third which 4.10 gears would help with. But I'm not sure how much of that acceleration loss is also due to the fact that it's a v6 and it's not gonna pull as hard up to triple digits as it does to 60-70.
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Thanks brotha! That is a rare time though most of the time ,with wheel spin , it's in the high 4 second range. Which is good considering that my best time before the headers/midpipe was a 4.8 w/ no wheelspin and a perfect launch.The car is a nice speed for me now. Although it's hard to find traction from a launch. in my car the power does fall off after 70 cause I shift into 3rd gear and with the 3.31's and my automatic tranny 3rd goes all the way to 120 give or take a couple mph. So you can really feel the acceleration dies as I shift into third which 4.10 gears would help with. But I'm not sure how much of that acceleration loss is also due to the fact that it's a v6 and it's not gonna pull as hard up to triple digits as it does to 60-70.
if you go FI that statement that the 3.7 won't pull hard to triple digits will vanish. if you put 4.10s and a procharger you'll be on my level and believe me the 3.7 pulls hard at every level. it'll start decreasing around 155 mph.
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if you go FI that statement that the 3.7 won't pull hard to triple digits will vanish. if you put 4.10s and a procharger you'll be on my level and believe me the 3.7 pulls hard at every level. it'll start decreasing around 155 mph.
Yea no doubt. I wish I could add some boost to the 3.7. It would be a monster no doubt. My friend has a new 8 speed 335i w/ some bolt ons and I keep up to 60 then that sucker rips through 60-120 and is much quicker but it does die out after that too. The bigger displacement of the 3.7 will let it pull till about 160 hard. After that I'm sure it slows down pretty dramatically.

Jeez I would love to boost my car. I'd get a vanity plate that says "ITSASIX" and blow by everyone with the procharger venting to the atmosphere. I would get the regular gears so I can hear it whine too. I'm sure your car makes v8 owners literally cry lol and the vanity plate and look on their face when they read it would be hilarious
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Yea no doubt. I wish I could add some boost to the 3.7. It would be a monster no doubt. My friend has a new 8 speed 335i w/ some bolt ons and I keep up to 60 then that sucker rips through 60-120 and is much quicker but it does die out after that too. The bigger displacement of the 3.7 will let it pull till about 160 hard. After that I'm sure it slows down pretty dramatically. Jeez I would love to boost my car. I'd get a vanity plate that says "ITSASIX" and blow by everyone with the procharger venting to the atmosphere. I would get the regular gears so I can hear it whine too. I'm sure your car makes v8 owners literally cry lol and the vanity plate and look on their face when they read it would be hilarious
it's awesome man. can't wit to get my car forged and increase the boost! it's all fun until you race a 2012 Z06 on 16 lbs of boost. this dude literally went 206 mph he told me after we were done. that's the definition of fast.
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it's awesome man. can't wit to get my car forged and increase the boost! it's all fun until you race a 2012 Z06 on 16 lbs of boost. this dude literally went 206 mph he told me after we were done. that's the definition of fast.
Damn bro. How much boost can you go with the work done to your engine?
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V6 is fast

I have had many 8 cyl cars over the years the Mustang V6 is very quick read all the posts , do yourself a favor & rent a new Mustang they are all 6 cyl they put 315 hp that's more than the 4.6 & the older 5.0 insurance, police all over the roads if you do want to go faster you can do your home work & build it into a pretty fast machine I have the 6 & have no buyers remorse it has plenty of extras 6 speed tranny , radio controls on the steering wheel & much more ,rent one like I said ......... good luck
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I have had many 8 cyl cars over the years the Mustang V6 is very quick read all the posts , do yourself a favor & rent a new Mustang they are all 6 cyl they put 315 hp that's more than the 4.6 & the older 5.0 insurance, police all over the roads if you do want to go faster you can do your home work & build it into a pretty fast machine I have the 6 & have no buyers remorse it has plenty of extras 6 speed tranny , radio controls on the steering wheel & much more ,rent one like I said ......... good luck
Actually they put out 305 HP to crank but yes your right, our v6 models can run. Lol
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As stated I think its a waste to spend the 400 dollars to get the upgraded 3:31 gears directly from the factory. My opinion is spend around 600 dollars and get 3:55, 3:73 or 4:10 gears installed and get rid of the 2:73 gears. I think its a waste to spend the 400 on the 3:31 only for people to swap them out with another gear. Put the 400 into another mod. So if you wish you upgraded the gears, then go upgrade and have 3:31 gears installed.

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Certainly, your entitled to your opinion which is not the same. I'm sure the OP would like to hear your thoughts
I have the 3:31 rear gear and am happy with them. To say it's "a waste" to spend on them is not a valid point. It all depends on your driving preference: city/highway or just city. The 3:31's in my Mustang provide me with the fun I have doing majority highway driving. With a 93 MPT tune and 3:31 gears, my Mustang keeps up with the majority.
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When I bought my car there was no 400$ option, it only came with the nearly 3k pp (Canada) and was so not worth it for what you actually get. That being said if I did have the option of a 400$ gear upgrade I would have went for it because theses 2.73s are just god awful!!! Even if I was going to do gears a couple of years down the line IMO its still worth paying the 7$ extra a month.
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I have the 3:31 rear gear and am happy with them. To say it's "a waste" to spend on them is not a valid point. It all depends on your driving preference: city/highway or just city. The 3:31's in my Mustang provide me with the fun I have doing majority highway driving. With a 93 MPT tune and 3:31 gears, my Mustang keeps up with the majority.
Certainly, I respect your input and opinion on ones gear selection. The 2:73 gears are god awful when it comes to performance and certainly 3:31 would provide better performance over the 2:73 gears. 3:31 gears are more generous with MPG's over 3:73 or 4:10 gears. It is my thought process should someone want the most performance out of there sixer and is going to spend 600 plus dollars on a gear swap or even 400 dollars from the factory, then go with 3:73 or 4:10 gears. Those gears will dramatically provide an entire different driving experience from off the line or lower speeds.

If someone's primary concern is mpg then 3:31 is a great choice. If someone wants the most performance out of their V6 model then I would highly recommend 3:73 or 4:10 gears. The biggest set back our v6 models have is its down low power. That off line and low speeds kick in the teeth punch. With 3:73 or 4:10 gears the off line power is on time and amazing.
Talk about mpg I am getting 27.5 to 28 mpg highway with my 91 MPT tune and that's with my 3:73 gears and cruise control set for 72 mph.
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your correct as far as off the line but for general driving & good mpg 3.73 & even 2.73 are great , that 6 speed helps, also some of the newer cars have moved to 8 speed I never drove one but there must be a reason ? newer Corvettes get as much as 35 mpg I talked to few guys that had the newer ones they love them .....that low body is rough even in gas station driveways ........ its not a perfect world for sure .
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How's everyone forgetting those 3.55 gears?
That's my plan for the spring, seems like the best of both worlds, esp. since I do a good amount of highway driving.
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I never had 3.55 gears, but I think you will be pleased with them, especially if you are coming from 2.73 gears to start with. Don't forget that a dealership can only recalibrate speedo for 2.73 and 3.31 gears on V6 mustangs. (I did find out from my dealership that they do have Ford programs for a wider variety of gear ratios for the V8s. So we kinda get the short stick on a V6.)

Edit: Oh! And don't throw out or sell your older gears. If you sell your car or trade it in, the new owner might want to go back to stock instead of relying on whatever tune you personally applied.
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How's everyone forgetting those 3.55 gears?
That's my plan for the spring, seems like the best of both worlds, esp. since I do a good amount of highway driving.
Your right. For some reason the 3:55 gears do get lost in the sauce and overlooked. It goes from 3:31 to 3:73 or 4:10 gears. Poor 3:55 gears get skipped right over. Lol. I think its really a matter of if you go 3:55 just go 3:73 and be done with it. Lol
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Your right. For some reason the 3:55 gears do get lost in the sauce and overlooked. It goes from 3:31 to 3:73 or 4:10 gears. Poor 3:55 gears get skipped right over. Lol. I think its really a matter of if you go 3:55 just go 3:73 and be done with it. Lol
I hear ya, but when you're driving 2K miles/month, and mainly on the highway, you'll take all the mpgs you can get.
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I hear ya, but when you're driving 2K miles/month, and mainly on the highway, you'll take all the mpgs you can get.
Well, I understand and hear you on that bro. if MPG's is the concern of someone then definitely stick with 2:73 gears or at most 3:31 gears. Don't go with 3:73 or 4:10 gears because there gonna get less MPG's. Only for those who want the most performance out of there sixer and whose not focused on max MPG's will 3:73 or 4:10 gears benefit.
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R we forgetting we own mustangs? Lol. Like I've said before I can make my car get really ****ty mpg with theses pathetic 2.73s. Anyone can get ****ty mpg with any gear it depends on how you drive it!
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R we forgetting we own mustangs? Lol. Like I've said before I can make my car get really ****ty mpg with theses pathetic 2.73s. Anyone can get ****ty mpg with any gear it depends on how you drive it!
Amen bro, if one wants great fuel economy go buy a Toyota Prius or some hybrid car. lol. We have mustangs that are easily running under 5 seconds from 0-60 mph. I still get between 27 to 28 mpg on highway and that's on 3:73 gears. That's not bad for my standards and that's with tune, CAI, headers, off road x pipe, 3:73 gears and traveling 72 mph cruise control.
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thanks but I don't want a Prius or Toyota or any front wheel drive ! remember also that the Police chase cars came those 2.73 Florida & California had loads of them they can really pull from 60 on up .... they switched to Camaro's later I never saw any of them for sale they were sharp looking also I think they were like 2000 or right before they stopped making them ....... the Camaro was a very fast machine in in Lake county Florida 75 highway was loaded with them I stopped in the rest area & there was a Highway patrol Camaro parked under a shade tree I went over & was talking with the cop he was friendly enough he had drove the Mustang till they did away with them & now had the Camaro , he said the Camaro was much faster but the Mustang handled better ..........
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I waited 3 years to put my 3.55s in and get rid Of the 2.73s. I would say it would almost be worth it to not have to drive with those 2.73s for 3 years and have had the 3.31s from the beginning haha
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I waited 3 years to put my 3.55s in and get rid Of the 2.73s. I would say it would almost be worth it to not have to drive with those 2.73s for 3 years and have had the 3.31s from the beginning haha
+1, If I had the $400 option for the 3.31s when I bought mine I would have done it even knowing in 2 years I'd be going 3.73. The only way it was available was through the pp. Those 2.73 are my only big, huge complaint about my car, they should have never been standard in a 305hp MUSTANG!!!! Wtf?! It should have had 3.31 standard with 3.55s or 3.73s in the pp.
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+1, If I had the $400 option for the 3.31s when I bought mine I would have done it even knowing in 2 years I'd be going 3.73. The only way it was available was through the pp. Those 2.73 are my only big, huge complaint about my car, they should have never been standard in a 305hp MUSTANG!!!! Wtf?! It should have had 3.31 standard with 3.55s or 3.73s in the pp.
The 2:73 gears are for max fuel economy and Ford wanted bragging rights over Chevrolet Camaro with 31 mpg over 30 mpg.
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The 2:73 gears are for max fuel economy and Ford wanted bragging rights over Chevrolet Camaro with 31 mpg over 30 mpg.
Lol, yeah I know it is all p.r, but in reality I'd say 3 out of 4 of people that actually buy these cars do not like that gear. Just on this forum alone I couldn't count the amount of gear questions, threads and alternate options available. Its a gear ratio that IMO hurts the cars reputation because I read of many people who aren't mustang lovers or haters get in the car and test drive it and say, wow, the car seems to be missing 100hp or something because its god awful off the line. His mind is made up, the car is slow, and his Mazda 3 with way less HP isn't far off it. Most people don't want to start spending money on gears, tuners etc to make the car where it should be. If its fast out of the gate with some better gears from the factory people won't care for a 28-29mpg instead of 31. The first thing that people think of when you say ford mustang is performance.......not handling, luxury, great mpg or family car. Just say no to 2.73s.
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Lol, yeah I know it is all p.r, but in reality I'd say 3 out of 4 of people that actually buy these cars do not like that gear. Just on this forum alone I couldn't count the amount of gear questions, threads and alternate options available. Its a gear ratio that IMO hurts the cars reputation because I read of many people who aren't mustang lovers or haters get in the car and test drive it and say, wow, the car seems to be missing 100hp or something because its god awful off the line. His mind is made up, the car is slow, and his Mazda 3 with way less HP isn't far off it. Most people don't want to start spending money on gears, tuners etc to make the car where it should be. If its fast out of the gate with some better gears from the factory people won't care for a 28-29mpg instead of 31. The first thing that people think of when you say ford mustang is performance.......not handling, luxury, great mpg or family car. Just say no to 2.73s.
The average buyer unfortunately isn't an enthusiast and if they act legitimately like a fan of mustangs still would never think about changing there cars. I would say 90% of the mustangs I see in the very populated state Of California are all unmoded stangs with a casual driver that would never realize the impact of their rear differential gear ratio. It's just a car to go from point A to point B is the number one idea in an average buyer. Sad but true. I'm not saying anyone who doesn't mod their car isn't an enthusiast but it is just not a priority to change anything about their car.
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Lol, yeah I know it is all p.r, but in reality I'd say 3 out of 4 of people that actually buy these cars do not like that gear. Just on this forum alone I couldn't count the amount of gear questions, threads and alternate options available. Its a gear ratio that IMO hurts the cars reputation because I read of many people who aren't mustang lovers or haters get in the car and test drive it and say, wow, the car seems to be missing 100hp or something because its god awful off the line. His mind is made up, the car is slow, and his Mazda 3 with way less HP isn't far off it. Most people don't want to start spending money on gears, tuners etc to make the car where it should be. If its fast out of the gate with some better gears from the factory people won't care for a 28-29mpg instead of 31. The first thing that people think of when you say ford mustang is performance.......not handling, luxury, great mpg or family car. Just say no to 2.73s.
I agree with the 2:73 gears being god awful and installed 3:73 gears in my v6.
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The average buyer unfortunately isn't an enthusiast and if they act legitimately like a fan of mustangs still would never think about changing there cars. I would say 90% of the mustangs I see in the very populated state Of California are all unmoded stangs with a casual driver that would never realize the impact of their rear differential gear ratio. It's just a car to go from point A to point B is the number one idea in an average buyer. Sad but true. I'm not saying anyone who doesn't mod their car isn't an enthusiast but it is just not a priority to change anything about their car.
I guess its where you live because here where I live I can say that 90% of mustangs don't see a day of winter here and are put into storage. That being said I can imagine how many more mustangs are on the road in Cali compared to Montreal and how they can get that "rental car" label but here they are much more than that. When they are bought up here it makes absolutely no sense to buy a mustang, Camaro etc to be a car to go from point A to point B all year round considering we have 3-4 months of hard core winter. Up here there are definitely a lot less Stang's on the road compared to Cali but I'd say that most of them are enthusiast. It doesn't make sense as a practical, all year round car up here.
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I guess its where you live because hear where I live I can say that 90% of mustangs don't see a day of winter here and are put into storage. That being said I can imagine how many more mustangs are on the road in Cali compared to Montreal and they can get that "rental car" label but here they are much more than than that. When they are bought up here it makes absolutely no sense to buy a mustang, Camaro etc to be a car to go from point A to point B all year round considering we have 3-4 months of hard core winter. Up here there are definitely a lot less Stang's on the road compared to Cali but I'd say that most of them are enthusiast.
That's a good point. I didn't remember you were from Canada. In southern California there is no such thing as winter haha literally. And it just comes down to the numbers here. There are thousands of enthusiasts but they are dwarfed by the non enthusiasts because here you can drive any car all year long
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I agree with the 2:73 gears being god awful and installed 3:73 gears in my v6.
I will be in the 3.73 club shortly bro! Lol
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