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Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-13-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
Because itís an electric vehicle. Weíre not...

Because itís an electric vehicle.

Weíre not talking about that.

Bosch has a 48V battery that can do about 15hp and 50tq maximum output and the battery weighs 7kg! Thatís it.

The motor...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-13-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
48V system is light man! There’s many form of...

48V system is light man! There’s many form of electronic assist and propolsion.

This is the most basic, smallest, least intrusive. You can’t drive in all electric power, has zero electric range....
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-13-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
Exactly. Thatís the beltless system. The...

Exactly. Thatís the beltless system.

The cheaper belt driven system like the Ram ties in the power right at the crank shaft pulley.

Despite adding the 48V system Ram is still lighter than...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-13-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
The 48V system is light. The battery is very...

The 48V system is light. The battery is very small, in the ram for example itís under 1Kw.

I was spitballing an R model at 3800 lbs.
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-12-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
Thinking about it some more, that wouldn’t work....

Thinking about it some more, that wouldn’t work. The belt driven system would likely have a clutch to disengage, say 3000rpm. It would be great for initial, and maintaining cylinder deactivation. Not...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-12-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
Thatís what AMG is doing. Going to be awesome. ...

Thatís what AMG is doing. Going to be awesome.

BmacIL Farruko

Can a beltless 48V mild hybrid be placed in the current chassis? Iíd wager it could.

Ford could belt out (pun intended) a...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-12-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,864
Posted By Darkane
:thumbsup: Chief engineer of The Camaro Team...

:thumbsup:

Chief engineer of The Camaro Team went on record to say wouldnít it be cool to see a Camaro under 7 minutes? Heíd like to see it.

Now this doesnít mean anything official. But he did...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-12-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,864
Posted By Darkane
As I wrote in the other thread, by the time the...

As I wrote in the other thread, by the time the 500 comes out the 6:59 Camaro might be out too.

Sounds like the 500 may be super limited for a 2019 model run like the 350 and therefore ACTUALLY a...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 02-11-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 8,669
Posted By Darkane
The big issue I have with this Mustang is the...

The big issue I have with this Mustang is the wheelbase. Itís too short.

The overhangs on the Mustang make it look old. The Camaro looks streamlined with its almost 4Ē additional wheelbase. Size...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-09-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 63,768
Posted By Darkane
Thatís the question. The 6:59 Camaro will...

Thatís the question. The 6:59 Camaro will possibly be out right around the release time for the GT500 too.

I definitely donít see it taking that down. 1LE is the competitor but it wonít be when...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-08-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 63,768
Posted By Darkane
Sounds like the DCT. No one pictured it in a pony...

Sounds like the DCT. No one pictured it in a pony car especially since the A10 was available.
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-07-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
At this point in time it could be they wanted to...

At this point in time it could be they wanted to reevaluate, and maybe just maybe they said screw it, let’s push it back another model year and give 800hp.

I’m actually sick of speculating now,...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-05-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
720S ;)

720S ;)
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-05-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
Iím having a hard time deciphering this. However...

Iím having a hard time deciphering this. However this is what I get out of it:

A beep beep beep car entails a roll racing vehicle, such as the hellcat, Ď13-14 Gt500, and other high horsepower...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 02-05-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
720S weighs 3128, right in that area. Europeans...

720S weighs 3128, right in that area. Europeans love quoting dry kerb.
Forum: Shelby GT350 Mustang 01-30-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 970
Posted By Darkane
I have a base and love it. The stock setup was...

I have a base and love it. The stock setup was very good for ride comfort and stability.

I now have the Ford performance springs, and I might be one of the only base models in existence with this...
Forum: Shelby GT350 Mustang 01-29-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,227
Posted By Darkane
No changes at all. No body or interior.

No changes at all. No body or interior.
Forum: Shelby GT350 Mustang 01-29-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,312
Posted By Darkane
Old fiesta 1.6L And new fiesta 1.5L 3cyl ...

Old fiesta 1.6L
And new fiesta 1.5L 3cyl

No focus ST that I saw
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-29-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
Iím trying to find plausible reasons for the...

Iím trying to find plausible reasons for the weight gain thatís been rumoured.

Thereís also been some rumour that the block used was part of the reason for the detuned power.

IE: low 700s vs...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-28-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
That would explain it. A CGI block would be...

That would explain it. A CGI block would be heavier than the equivalent aluminum cast.

From what Iíve read itís primary weight savings are due to thinner structural blocks. But this is our issue ...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-28-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
I wonder if it’s possible. Would ford go to an...

I wonder if it’s possible. Would ford go to an iron block for this setup for maximum reliability?

That would account for all the weight.

They doesn’t line up though.
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-28-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
Originally the document stated ceramic pads. This...

Originally the document stated ceramic pads. This information was taken out of context and people started assuming carbon rotors.

If you read your own link youíll see CJ talking about the largest...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-28-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,897
Posted By Darkane
I estimate the 350R base with the following: ...

I estimate the 350R base with the following:

Blower
Larger two piece steel rotors (as seen in pics)
DCT
Additional coolers, lines, liquids
Thicker halfshafts
Larger diameter AND width rubber...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-28-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,658
Posted By Darkane
More than a 350? No. Compression of the...

More than a 350? No.

Compression of the predator will be two full points lower than the 350 and the new GT.
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-27-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,391
Posted By Darkane
550 NA is still fantastic. Also it has 12:1 CR...

550 NA is still fantastic. Also it has 12:1 CR just like the voodoo, I thought 12.5:1.

The NA cobrajet has 12.5:1 CR.
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-26-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,391
Posted By Darkane
That doesnít jive. It was never on 93oct....

That doesnít jive.

It was never on 93oct. Can you show me some proof?
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-26-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,391
Posted By Darkane
The power the A52 made was on race gas (therefore...

The power the A52 made was on race gas (therefore race tune), long tube headers and a CJ Intake manifold (wonít fit under the hood of the 350).

That said, a FPC with race tune/gas and long tubes...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-25-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,601
Posted By Darkane
I donít think anyone cares? But good for you I...

I donít think anyone cares? But good for you I guess :crazy:
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-19-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 76,915
Posted By Darkane
The point I was trying to get across was dealers...

The point I was trying to get across was dealers canít allows orders or deposits on vehicles that donít exist. At the time your dealer gave you a ďRight of first refusalĒ.

But I digress, enjoy...
Forum: Shelby GT500 Mustang 01-19-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 17,532
Posted By Darkane
Iím curious too. However Iím saying 7000, with a...

Iím curious too. However Iím saying 7000, with a 7500 rpm overrev feature like the last 5.8 engine.
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