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Old 08-19-17, 12:58 AM
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Talking GT350R gets pulled

I was driving to a gas station with the wife to mix with the 101 octane I just put in (since my FD was tuned with 93 octane a few years back) when I see a white GT350R Mustang on the frontage road getting ready to get onto the Interstate. I then see the guy whip out to the left most lane immediately upon getting onto the highway (crossing about 5 lanes in 2 seconds). I recognized the headlights - it was the white GT350R. His headlights were pointed to the moon due to his hard acceleration to catch up with me - seems he saw my FD & wanted to play. Sure enough, he slows way down to ~ 70 mph, gets next to me, downshifts so I can hear his engine (those GT350 V8s sound awesome). Anyway, I downshift to 3rd since he's waiting on me to hit it. After shifting to 4th...he begins to dissipate. By ~ 125 mph, the FD had put ~ 4 cars on him. There was no traffic near us & we had 5 open lanes....I slowed back down & he wanted to go again. Same result ;o) I believe it has 526 Hp & runs a 12.2 quarter....but I think he may have modded it further - it was pretty fast & sounded great....until it was drowned out by my screaming 13B ;o)
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Old 08-19-17, 06:53 PM
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IIRC you're running BNR twins right? Feels great to pull on those big v8s
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Old 08-19-17, 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by GoodfellaFD3S View Post
IIRC you're running BNR twins right? Feels great to pull on those big v8s
Yes....BNR Stage IIIs....but I think running ~ 5 octane too rich, having a passenger, and a night pull with my headlamps up still slowed me just a hair. The FD still pulled him pretty well but I think I'll go single with my next engine build. The technology has advanced so much I think you can get much more power without sacrificing low end spool (which was always a "trade off" in the old days). Anyway, the guy pulled up next to me & had a WTF just happened look on his face when I exited.......I think he thought he was going to mop the floor with his Mustang. I just gave him a thumbs-up & waved.
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Old 08-22-17, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by GoodfellaFD3S View Post
IIRC you're running BNR twins right? Feels great to pull on those big v8s
Damn that's a good looking FD Rich. What rims to you have on the car? What turbo set up are you running these days?
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Nice! Thanks for the write up as I miss how this section used to be

Edit- Wow those GT350R's are beyond fat pigs at 4555 lbs

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Originally Posted by Montego View Post
Nice! Thanks for the write up as I miss how this section used to be

Edit- Wow those GT350R's are beyond fat pigs at 4555 lbs
They are not that heavy. The 350R weighs in at 3,710 lbs.
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Originally Posted by Yellow R1 View Post
They are not that heavy. The 350R weighs in at 3,710 lbs.
You are right. I don't know where I got that figure from
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ya the newer cars all weight over 3800+lbs. RX7s and other older 90s cars have a huge advantage not need as much HP. Good win!!
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