2018 A10 Mustang Gt 500+RWHP

Discussion in 'Mustang Chit Chat' started by jewc75, Jan 9, 2018.

  1. 46addict

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    Did you pick up a S550? I noticed your avatar pic.
     
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  2. dre256

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    Am I the only one that absolutely hates the new 5.0 engine cover? It really bothers me! Lol

    When reading article and looking at the pictures first thing I always see is that new engine cover. If I ever owned a 2018, that's coming off on day 1!
     
  3. jewc75

    jewc75 Cant Stop, Wont Stop

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    Yes, ordered it. It just arrived at the dealership so i am picking it up this weekend.
     
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  4. Pentalab

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    12:1 CR ? How much boost can u put on that, with 93 gasoline ? How much will the timing have to be retarded ?
     
  5. fourdegrees11

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    I've heard it looks fugly under the cover thanks to the DI. Agree that the cover looks bad though, I wont be surprised to see an aftermarket cover made by someone eventually
     
  6. eighty6gt

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    Someone send me a cover, please. ;) I can make one out of aluminum, depending on how complex it is.
     
  7. Thereaper

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    Did you get the A10 ?
     
  8. jewc75

    jewc75 Cant Stop, Wont Stop

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    Yes sir.
     
  9. Thereaper

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    That's what I'm looking at. I'm sure a test drive will close the deal.
     
  10. Pentalab

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    507 rwhp is nuts for na. That's 633.75 crank hp, if you calculate using the typ 80% eff for an auto.
    507 /.8 = 633.75 crank hp. For a manual with 12% loss, then it's 633.75 x .88 = 557.7 rwhp. Either way, that's a bunch. IMO, that's ample for ss / street use. With no PD blower involved, then no huge expenditure on a PD blower, and it's associated IAT issues in warm /hot wx. And no extra 100 lbs of weight added onto the front end. With the typ 2 gallons in the IC /HE loop, that's another aprx 16 lbs thrown into the mix.
     
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  11. jewc75

    jewc75 Cant Stop, Wont Stop

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  12. travelers

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    interesting info. MIR does a hell of a job prepping the track.
     
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  13. OX1

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    Yeah, what any car makes on E85 is useless to me.
     
  14. Pentalab

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    True. E85 is unobtainium in most towns. Everything has to be SS to even use it, so it's not practical.
    E85 is typ 105-107 octane, so it's cheap race gas.
     
  15. slackinoff

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    Congrats on the A10, if I could afford one, I would say as the old timers say "you have arrived"

    Rm
     
  16. slackinoff

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    Totally agree. But that's just my personal preference, a high revving NA v8. Once you get the sound of the exhaust the way you like it. I never turn on radio...
    If you drag race I totally get power adders though.

    Rm
     
  17. Greg Hazlett

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    The best.