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Old 03-26-2013, 04:52 PM   #1
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the 3.7 engine ugly ??

what u guys think!! does anyone feel like I do about the 3.7 v6 ??I own a 2011 3.7 mustang why couldn't ford have made it so dam ugly compared to the 5.0. I bought the engine cover and strut tower brace the intake plentum is still ugly and a dirt holder with all those braces on the intake is just holds dirt . it should have been made smooth at least. what does anyone else think, is there another intake avail for the 3.7 v6. to dress it up, the engine cover is very exspensive compared the the 5.0. I payed $135 for v6 one the 5.0 is $49. and still the v6 still not that attractive. I would have bought the 5.0 if I coulda afforded it, to those who will say u shoulda bought the v8.
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Ford did what they had to, to keep cost down. So we could buy a 305hp V6 for $23,000. I do not like the looks of the engine compartment but I do not plan on showing my car on a regular basis. So it really does not matter to much to me.
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I actually love how it looks
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I actually love how it looks
Same, I thing it looks quite unique.
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I actually love how it looks
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You can get a conversion kit at American Muscle. It is only $300 and includes 4 rubber bands, one bag of peanuts and a squirrel.
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Ford did what they had to, to keep cost down. So we could buy a 305hp V6 for $23,000. I do not like the looks of the engine compartment but I do not plan on showing my car on a regular basis. So it really does not matter to much to me.
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While I agree it would be nice if it was a bit more "even" looking such as a 5.0, I don't think it's bad at all. I think it's fine.
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I like that man. is that a different engine cover?
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You can get a conversion kit at American Muscle. It is only $300 and includes 4 rubber bands, one bag of peanuts and a squirrel.
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I like that man. is that a different engine cover?
Na it's just the PP cover. Lol. Found it for 30 bucks from a buddy of mine.
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I like the way my engine looks



My next under the hood mod will be the struts to hold up the hood to get rid of the rod. I like my engine and how it looks.

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nothing a some paint and chrome cant fix
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wish the v6 had coil covers like the v8 has, the v8 just a better looking engine my opinion !! and u can do more with the v8 than u can with the v6, even the coil cover come in different colors, plus ive never seen a bolt on blower like the v8 has, so many things can be done with the v8 than the v6, that's my thought which don't count for much most disagree with me. oh well.

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the intake is junk it could have been smooth on the outside so it wont be a dirt catcher.
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the air inake is still ugly and a dirt catcher, my opinion . which don't count for much cause most disagree with me. lol
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the air inake is still ugly and a dirt catcher, my opinion . which don't count for much cause most disagree with me. lol
Love the look of my Airraid CAI, love the look of the engine. Nothing wrong with it and unless your putting your ride in car shows who the heck is looking at the engine. I got a 305 HP, 14.1 1/4 mile second pony car for 22,500. Who the heck cares what the engine compartment looks like. Lmao
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the air inake is still ugly and a dirt catcher, my opinion . which don't count for much cause most disagree with me. lol
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I'll take 305 good Hp over a pretty engine any day. Besides, it is a good looking engine. Plenty of work space to get at the major stuff. Have you peeked under the hoods of other cars lately? No wonder other manufacturers put a huge engine cover over them!
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I like the way our engines look after you put the engine cover on.
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The air intake is still ugly and a dirt collector, if they had made it smooth woulda made the engine cover look much better . That air intake is a dirt collector, i bought the same kit . I also wish they made coil covers or atleast made the valve cover in ford blue, to give alittle color, like the v8s and v6s of years ago. They made mustangs look retro why not the engine... Well just my oppinion, i think those who have this engine feel what can u do so u gotta love it or hate it..
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Yeah its not the most attractive looking engine, but then I close the hood, hit the gas, and forget all about it! Lol
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The air intake is still ugly and a dirt collector, if they had made it smooth woulda made the engine cover look much better . That air intake is a dirt collector, i bought the same kit . I also wish they made coil covers or atleast made the valve cover in ford blue, to give alittle color, like the v8s and v6s of years ago. They made mustangs look retro why not the engine... Well just my oppinion, i think those who have this engine feel what can u do so u gotta love it or hate it..
If you hate it so much go trade it in for a vtec
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I hate it and I'm not saying that because I'm a 5.0 owner......I just don't like.
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I like to purchase a v6 strut tower brace, i have a paypal account, ive bid on them on ebay around $60 dont go over that for a used one, so the other guy got it at $65, i would like the alum single brace u see on the boss . Hope i put this add on right page my last add asking for a set of pypeboms was removed, i looked on the search for the for sale post page found the page but not the posting button. Hope i did this right never got a responce for the v6 pype bombs. If i have done this wrong please send me the link to the forsale page. Thanks
Yeah, definitely posted in the wrong section. You're looking for this: http://www.mustangevolution.com/forum/f233/

Also, you should make it a separate thread rather than a post in an existing thread.
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I really thought this was the V6 tech forim

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DDTCM said::: I hate it and I'm not saying that because I'm a 5.0 owner......I just don't like.


I love every single thing about my V6 3.7 Mustang including the engine, I even like the way imy engine looks. I also like GT's , Shelby's, Rousch's, old Mustangs , But I still like my 2012 3.7 the best of them all.

If you have a V8 and don't like the V6 and hate it so much why don't you just go over to the GT forum and start an "I hate V6 Mustangs" post. Doing it on the V6 forum hi-jacking someone else s post is not the way to do it. You are entitled to your opinion but not hi-jacking a V6 post.

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I'm very sorry .I'm new to this. I'll try to post in correct post area. I never see the link for posting wanted or for sale I went to search but I see items were for sale but no button to put a wanted or for salsale item,s. It should BE AT TOP LEFT OF TOP.PAGE MINE IS LOCKEd why I cannot seem to post wanted or for sale maybe check this for me thanks so much if u can advise me ; )
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I love every single thing about my V6 3.7 Mustang including the engine, I even like the way imy engine looks. I also like GT's , Shelby's, Rousch's, old Mustangs , But I still like my 2012 3.7 the best of them all.

If you have a V8 and don't like the V6 and hate it so much why don't you just go over to the GT forum and start an "I hate V6 Mustangs" post. Doing it on the V6 forum hi-jacking someone else s post is not the way to do it. You are entitled to your opinion but not hi-jacking a V6 post.

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It doesn't look good to me either. The 3.7 definitely needs an aftermarket intake.

Ddtcm stated he doesn't like it and you're trying to make it about hating a v-6 because he owns a 5.0, nowhere did he bash it so stop trying to flame the thread please.
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I actually love how it looks
That looks really good
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I love every single thing about my V6 3.7 Mustang including the engine, I even like the way imy engine looks. I also like GT's , Shelby's, Rousch's, old Mustangs , But I still like my 2012 3.7 the best of them all.

If you have a V8 and don't like the V6 and hate it so much why don't you just go over to the GT forum and start an "I hate V6 Mustangs" post. Doing it on the V6 forum hi-jacking someone else s post is not the way to do it. You are entitled to your opinion but not hi-jacking a V6 post.

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Actually.....I was just giving my opinion about the topic. My statement had nothing to do with "Hating" the V6 Mustang or the V6 section. In all the years I have been here you won't find a post or thread anywhere from me bashing the Mustang V6. I gave my opinion about the "looks" of the V6 engine, I don't like it and I think it's ugly....period. It's my "opinion" and was not intended to "Hi-jack" anyone's thread or start a flame war.
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My apology sir

I over reacted You are right, You have your opinion and all you did was tell it. I took it totally wrong and jumped the gun with my big mouth. Sorry


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I over reacted You are right, You have your opinion and all you did was tell it. I took it totally wrong and jumped the gun with my big mouth. Sorry


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No problem. We all do it from time to time.
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Although the 3.7 might be on the homely side, mine looks her best at the gas station. 305 horses coupled with 30mpg is a beautiful thing

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thanks guys for ur imput I see some hate it some love it, as we all have oppinions and I wasn't trying to start a war of hating v6 mustangs engines. its just ford coulda cheaply did a few things I mentioned like made the valve cover in ford blue or have coil covers in different colors or made the intake more even and not a dirt catcher with all those little squares filling with dust and dirt. I love my car but think the engine is just ugly . I bought what I could afford it took me 40 years to get my first new car im soon to be 54 so u see its not been easy . thanks again for the imput and all ur oppinions
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thanks guys for ur imput I see some hate it some love it, as we all have oppinions and I wasn't trying to start a war of hating v6 mustangs engines. its just ford coulda cheaply did a few things I mentioned like made the valve cover in ford blue or have coil covers in different colors or made the intake more even and not a dirt catcher with all those little squares filling with dust and dirt. I love my car but think the engine is just ugly . I bought what I could afford it took me 40 years to get my first new car im soon to be 54 so u see its not been easy . thanks again for the imput and all ur oppinions
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Love the look of my 3.7 engine. Looks great when the intake and hoses are cleaned off and shined with armor all. Love that 3.7
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No problem. We all do it from time to time.
Hey I live in Austin also. You ever go to cars&coffee or the classic car show at culvers?
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Hey I live in Austin also. You ever go to cars&coffee or the classic car show at culvers?
I live in austin too.which culvers do they have it at.
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