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      08-23-2011, 01:42 PM   #23
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Sweet GT with the Brembo package..I was going to do Race Red...

I do feel the 2014 Mustang is going to be my next M3 replacement, since BMW is going back to the I6 with a Tri-turbo arrangement...I like only normally aspirated. So I definitely will watch what is going on with the Mustang.

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      08-23-2011, 04:35 PM   #24
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Def, great looking car (my favourite colour in this car). Are your pics before or after drop? Just a side note: the Coyote engine is a monster with a nitrous kit if drag racing is your thing. Saw one run a 12.6 here in Calgary (4100 ft above sea level) which is in FI territory for my previous 07 GT/Whipple
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Def, great looking car (my favourite colour in this car). Are your pics before or after drop? Just a side note: the Coyote engine is a monster with a nitrous kit if drag racing is your thing. Saw one run a 12.6 here in Calgary (4100 ft above sea level) which is in FI territory for my previous 07 GT/Whipple
Looks like after the drop to me...they normally sit quite a bit higher than that OEM.

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The thing with a bmw is maybe they make "heavy" cars now adays but they know how to make them FEEL nice and light and tossable, even in the new m5 and x6/x6M's. THe m3 weighs the same as the stang yet stang feels like a ton of bricks and has slow turn in. The m3 feels way lighter-a testament to the m suspension trickery and why it is a pleasure to drive
Believe it or not I felt the new Stangs feel was very BMWish. I drove a 2011 Mustang GT extensively, even placed an order then backed out and put my money down on my 2011 E92. If the interior was at least to the level of the new Focus or Fusion I would probably would have bought one. I don't feel the new Stang felt like a ton of bricks at all.

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Ford has done a good job with the Mustang but i am not impressed by Ford. I just bought a Ford Explorer and for 45K I expected a solid car. I wanted to buy american since I've always had imports and wanted to at least contribute to the domestic market.
Comparing it with the BMW, the BMW is made with materials that are way more durable. I like the EXP but I find the sheetmetal is thin, the seats are not as comfortable, the Navigation is worse than BMW's, there is a lot of cheap plastic around. A lot of the chrome parts I thought would be metal is just cheap plastic. This whole my ford touch needs overhaul as it is slow and gets hung up sometimes.
BMW's do cost more but it feels like the money was spent on quality.
Maybe Lincoln (Ford luxury brand) has a better quality.
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The thing with a bmw is maybe they make "heavy" cars now adays but they know how to make them FEEL nice and light and tossable, even in the new m5 and x6/x6M's. THe m3 weighs the same as the stang yet stang feels like a ton of bricks and has slow turn in. The m3 feels way lighter-a testament to the m suspension trickery and why it is a pleasure to drive
I haven't driven a 5.0, but my Boss 302 feels very tossable. The steering is quick and direct in my Ford. I can't imagine the standard 5.0 is that different.
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i just bought a 11 mustang GT with 730hp at the crank. twin disc clutch, procharger, heavily modded suspension and brakes, let me tell you the drivability is awesome. It's nothing short of my gintani stage 2+ m3.

Ford makes very nice cars nowadays and they are very affordable. some people need to stop being BMW fan boys. Like would you only have sex with one girl in your whole life? no, we always want to try something different
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Always enjoy the mods people make to make it more "M3" like.
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