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    Thread: 196mph in Arizona from the new Shelby, another bad video by Motortrend

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      05-28-2012 09:01 PM #1
      Gotta love the useless K&N dyno which they use for all their videos. Underrated every single car, and of course this Shelby only made 580RWHP... as opposed to the 609RWHP and 606RWHP previously achieved on differnt dynos. I bet it would make allot more power if they threw in a K&N filter though... would really wake it up on the K&N dyno

      Anyways, here is another sub-par video by Motortrend.

      Car only hits 196 mph "due to elevation and high air temperature".



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      05-28-2012 09:04 PM #2
      A k&n filter might do that piece of **** some good
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      05-28-2012 09:06 PM #3
      I love how these days it's "only" 580rwhp and "only" 196mph.

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      05-28-2012 09:09 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      A k&n filter might do that piece of **** some good

    5. 05-28-2012 09:10 PM #5
      What a huge piece of **** I bet the BRZ would have hit 300mph in the same conditions.

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      05-28-2012 09:21 PM #6
      BRZ ****s all over this car.

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      05-28-2012 09:26 PM #7
      And a GTI farts all over the BRZ
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      05-28-2012 09:43 PM #8
      Impressive car.

      But I am always a bit concerned by top speed runs in non race prepped production cars.
      There is no safety cage in the case of a catastrophic failure.

      (anybody remember the journalist that died many years ago in an AMG top speed run)
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      05-28-2012 10:05 PM #9
      WTF is wrong with you guys? This is a 662 hp 200 mph beast. Just enjoy the sights and sounds.

    10. 05-28-2012 10:09 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Shomegrown View Post
      WTF is wrong with you guys? This is a 662 hp 200 mph beast. Just enjoy the sights and sounds.
      Also, since when is it funny to bring up cars that cost half as much and make fun of how much slower they are?
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    11. 05-28-2012 10:10 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      A k&n filter might do that piece of **** some good
      Wassamatta Bryan? A Mustang driver steal your flat-bill cap? Get a stain on your skinniest pair of girl jeans? Step on your white plastic sunglasses? Scratch your favorite dubstep CD?
      You have been trolling all the Mustang talk, and it's getting old.

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      05-28-2012 10:12 PM #12
      "In terms of power deliver there is nothing that can match a supercharged v8"

      orly?

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      05-28-2012 10:12 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by The Kilted Yaksman View Post
      Wassamatta Bryan? A Mustang driver steal your flat-bill cap? Get a stain on your skinniest pair of girl jeans? Step on your white plastic sunglasses? Scratch your favorite dubstep CD?
      You have been trolling all the Mustang talk, and it's getting old.
      That was so funny I **** my pants
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    14. 05-28-2012 10:26 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      That was so funny I **** my pants

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      05-28-2012 10:36 PM #16
      You guys are more than welcome to take your little quarrel to Private Messages.

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      And on topic.


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      05-28-2012 10:38 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by Shomegrown View Post
      WTF is wrong with you guys? This is a 662 hp 200 mph beast. Just enjoy the sights and sounds.
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      05-28-2012 10:50 PM #18
      Amazing car and performance. Will be very difficult to resist when the time comes.


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      05-28-2012 11:01 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by The Kilted Yaksman View Post
      Wassamatta Bryan? A Mustang driver steal your flat-bill cap? Get a stain on your skinniest pair of girl jeans? Step on your white plastic sunglasses? Scratch your favorite dubstep CD?
      You have been trolling all the Mustang talk, and it's getting old.
      Thats the funniest damn thing I have read all day. If I put peoples great posts in my sig, yours would win hands down. People described in said post is one reason I no longer go to meets.
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      05-28-2012 11:14 PM #21
      BTW, 196 would be fine with me.......
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    22. 05-28-2012 11:19 PM #22
      I don't really see what the OP's issue is. Different dynos in different locales will give different numbers. And, even with a supercharger, hot thin air will reduce power. That ain't rocket surgery.

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      05-28-2012 11:23 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by The Kilted Yaksman View Post
      I don't really see what the OP's issue is. Different dynos in different locales will give different numbers. And, even with a supercharger, hot thin air will reduce power. That ain't rocket surgery.
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      05-28-2012 11:31 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by The Kilted Yaksman View Post
      I don't really see what the OP's issue is. Different dynos in different locales will give different numbers. And, even with a supercharger, hot thin air will reduce power. That ain't rocket surgery.
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      05-28-2012 11:32 PM #25
      I know what I will want for xmas or as a retirement present one day. 196..... I can live with just those 196 mph.
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