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Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 06-22-2018, 09:05 AM
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Posted By jake_zx2
Sure, but its only been about 15 years or so...

Sure, but its only been about 15 years or so since Hybrid technology started becoming about as prevalent as autonomy is now, and European countries are already talking about banning ICE vehicles...
Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 06-22-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 33,338
Posted By jake_zx2
With the way things are looking now, I would be...

With the way things are looking now, I would be surprised if that happened before informational displays were abolished completely as a result of Autonomy
Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 06-22-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 33,338
Posted By jake_zx2
Well, when one car is quite consistently selling...

Well, when one car is quite consistently selling out the other, and a common complaint of the lesser selling one is visibility, then that USUALLY means that it's not just a special scenario. Hell,...
Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 06-22-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 33,338
Posted By jake_zx2
The point that just because a car doesn't NEED...

The point that just because a car doesn't NEED something to be "considered a car", it still may need it to be competitive in it's respectable market. Sure, you don't NEED more than 10 square feet of...
Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 06-22-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 33,338
Posted By jake_zx2
Couldn't agree more. I love my digital cluster,...

Couldn't agree more. I love my digital cluster, and 10/10 time would prefer an abundance of information to reiteration of the same information. I don't need to see my speed in 2 different locations,...
Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 06-22-2018, 08:22 AM
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Views: 33,338
Posted By jake_zx2
My girlfriend has a newer Focus Hatchback, and I...

My girlfriend has a newer Focus Hatchback, and I often find that I can fit A LOT more in my trunk than her's
Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 06-22-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 33,338
Posted By jake_zx2
To this point, I've been dailying my mustang...

To this point, I've been dailying my mustang lately, as my DD hasn't shipped here to Texas yet. The other day, I had to go pick up a 3 ton jack, jack stands, a couple sawhorses, a vacuum, a shop vac,...
Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 06-22-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 33,338
Posted By jake_zx2
Why does the Mustang need 460 hp? It would be...

Why does the Mustang need 460 hp? It would be just fine with 25hp. I mean, it's still more than some vehicles have, and its more than enough to be operated safely on the roads. I think the need for...
Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 06-22-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 968
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Posted By jake_zx2
[QUOTE=4V Mayhem;2278894]If you've raced cars...

[QUOTE=4V Mayhem;2278894]If you've raced cars around a track, you'd see how valuable HUD can really be. Sure it is only a split second. But that split second does one thing. It makes it that much...
Forum: S550 Mustang Photos / Videos / Photoshops 06-22-2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,274
Posted By jake_zx2
What wheels are those on the hardtop?

What wheels are those on the hardtop?
Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 06-21-2018, 08:52 AM
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Views: 33,338
Posted By jake_zx2
THANK GOD I'm not the only person who thinks...

THANK GOD I'm not the only person who thinks this... last time I said that in here, I had people telling me I'm crazy because "muh HUD". I understand the HUD is a great feature to have, but to me, it...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 06-21-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,746
Posted By jake_zx2
I thought the next gen explorer was slated to be...

I thought the next gen explorer was slated to be body on frame... I know that they won't be sharing a platform anymore, but if they still were, how would that have worked? Body on frame mustang?:barf:
Forum: S550 Mustang Photos / Videos / Photoshops 06-21-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,274
Posted By jake_zx2
Oh crap, sorry, its not a PP2! I wish it was! I...

Oh crap, sorry, its not a PP2! I wish it was! I meant to say Kona, but I guess I just has PP2 on my mind :lol:
Forum: Shelby GT350 Mustang 06-20-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 36,951
Posted By jake_zx2
I don't understand why duration matters when...

I don't understand why duration matters when you're talking about swapping perfectly good MPSS tires from the GT350 to put on cup2s simply for the performance benefit. If that's the case, then it...
Forum: Shelby GT350 Mustang 06-20-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 36,951
Posted By jake_zx2
On the poll, only 5 people have actually had the...

On the poll, only 5 people have actually had the problem, with 23 saying they THINK they MIGHT have the issue. So, of the tens of thousands of 2018 mustangs sold, we see 5 with engine problems.
...
Forum: Shelby GT350 Mustang 06-20-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 36,951
Posted By jake_zx2
Couldn't exactly say, but most competitive racers...

Couldn't exactly say, but most competitive racers will rebuild/replace dampers and springs at least once per season. I have plenty of spare springs, shocks, and sway bars on hand, but all are for my...
Forum: Shelby GT350 Mustang 06-20-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 36,951
Posted By jake_zx2
It's a car, everything is a consumable ...

It's a car, everything is a consumable



Haven't seen a single stock 2018 coyote failure yet. I've seen some trans issues, but that's why I mentioned the GT350's strong suit being the trans
...
Forum: S550 Mustang Photos / Videos / Photoshops 06-20-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,274
Posted By jake_zx2
Here's the only picture I can seem to get to work...

Here's the only picture I can seem to get to work on here, but this is my Kona I picked up about a month ago at its first track day
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Forum: S550 Mustang Photos / Videos / Photoshops 06-20-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,274
Posted By jake_zx2
Mmm, beautiful PP2!

Mmm, beautiful PP2!
Forum: Shelby GT350 Mustang 06-20-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 36,951
Posted By jake_zx2
I'd 100% agree, which is why I think they HAD to...

I'd 100% agree, which is why I think they HAD to start offering the GT350 with cup2s from factory. But, we're talking about showroom stock cars, not modified ones. If you want to justify spending...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 06-20-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,746
Posted By jake_zx2
That's the funny thing about the modern...

That's the funny thing about the modern automotive world... the only reason the first gen was all one gen was because it shared a similar subframe design. Nowadays, we had the Fox platform which was...
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 06-15-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,746
Posted By jake_zx2
This seems to be the biggest issue with...

This seems to be the biggest issue with Hackett... he was hired to raise Ford's stock price, and that seems to be all he cares about; short term stock price. He seems to only look about a year or 2...
Forum: Shelby GT350 Mustang 06-15-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 36,951
Posted By jake_zx2
To all the people calling me an idiot for saying...

To all the people calling me an idiot for saying the PP2 would likely meet or exceed lap times of the base GT350... Here's your sign :headbonk:

Awesome that they ditched the drilled rotors....
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 06-15-2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By jake_zx2
Ford insiders, any word on this expanding to...

Ford insiders, any word on this expanding to other vehicle lines yet? It’s been well over a year, and the 2018 mustang is equipped with all the hardware to make it work. Is it in the works, or has it...
Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 04-30-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,137
Posted By jake_zx2
This is more akin to Camaro ZL1 vs Corvette......

This is more akin to Camaro ZL1 vs Corvette... the Vette will usually cost more, and the Camaro will outperform it, but they're 2 totally different platforms and one is more about status where the...
Forum: Ford Mustang versus? 04-23-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 33,338
Posted By jake_zx2
This is more a matter of personal preference. For...

This is more a matter of personal preference. For me, I prefer a car that pulls harder on the top end, because the gradual buildup is more fun. Low end torque is cool at first, but gets boring...
Forum: Order | Price | Tracking 04-23-2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2,677
Views: 107,022
Posted By jake_zx2
SAME HERE, I really want that chrome trim on my...

SAME HERE, I really want that chrome trim on my GT without going for the aftermarket BS :frusty:
Forum: Mustang S550 General Forums 04-23-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 65,528
Posted By jake_zx2
I'd like to see your data logs, as I'm betting...

I'd like to see your data logs, as I'm betting that you aren't pushing the car hard enough to have heat issues. Guys with simple bolt on Mustangs have heat issues at times.

And even if you aren't...
Forum: Order | Price | Tracking 04-21-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,677
Views: 107,022
Posted By jake_zx2
Congrats man! Mine isn't going through PDI yet......

Congrats man! Mine isn't going through PDI yet... they know I'm picky with the car, so they put it in storage and instructed their guys to not even touch it until they get my approval :thumbsup:
...
Forum: Order | Price | Tracking 04-21-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,677
Views: 107,022
Posted By jake_zx2
My car is delivered! My dealership sent me...

My car is delivered! My dealership sent me pictures, but I don't really want to post any until I see it in person. The 23 day countdown begins!!!
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