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Forum: 2015 - 2020
1/17/17, 02:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,868
Posted By Captain Spadaro

The mechanical updates seem like they're worth...

The mechanical updates seem like they're worth it. The only things I'm finding issue with so far are the GT PP wing (which can be deleted) and the lack of upgrades to the Recaros.
Forum: 2015 - 2020
1/17/17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,848
Posted By Captain Spadaro

Not feeling the wing, even though C&D said it's...

Not feeling the wing, even though C&D said it's wind tunnel tested (according to Ford). Front...I'll wait to see it in my preferred colors (and in person), but I DO see where the GT resemblance is....
Forum: 2015 - 2020
5/4/16, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,017
Posted By Captain Spadaro

Are we talking US or global sales here?

Are we talking US or global sales here?
Forum: 2015 - 2020
5/4/16, 08:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,017
Posted By Captain Spadaro

That wouldn't surprise me, honestly. 2 door...

That wouldn't surprise me, honestly. 2 door coupes are niche vehicles.
Forum: 2015 - 2020
5/2/16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By Captain Spadaro

Not gonna lie, I never understood the logic...

Not gonna lie, I never understood the logic behind bringing them back, especially since some of the older members of this and other forums had never heard of the, either.
Forum: 2015 - 2020
5/2/16, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 23,795
Posted By Captain Spadaro

Ford says on their website that GT power ratings...

Ford says on their website that GT power ratings were achieved using 93 octane gas. If memory serves, since day one, the Coyote has been 'premium recommended' (not the only car to do this, the base...
Forum: 2015 - 2020
5/2/16, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,017
Posted By Captain Spadaro

My guess would be DI on the Coyote (and a power...

My guess would be DI on the Coyote (and a power bump) 10AT, suspension tuning revisions, maybe expeand the GT PP to the auto, and appearance changes. I had honestly thought that the refresh would...
Forum: 2015 - 2020
7/27/15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,909
Posted By Captain Spadaro

This x9,001.

This x9,001.
Forum: 2015 - 2020
7/27/15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,371
Posted By Captain Spadaro

Cool, thanks.

Cool, thanks.
Forum: 2015 - 2020
7/27/15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,494
Posted By Captain Spadaro

Thank the FSM.

Thank the FSM.
Forum: 2015 - 2020
7/8/15, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By Captain Spadaro

Ewww.

Ewww.
Forum: 2015 - 2020
7/8/15, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,371
Posted By Captain Spadaro

2016 order guides

Are they available? I ask because cars.com has the options and such up for the 2016 Mustang, which would imply that they they are.
Forum: 2015 - 2020
5/11/15, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Captain Spadaro

This. Numerically higher axle ratios will get...

This. Numerically higher axle ratios will get you off the line quicker at the cost of some fuel mileage and top speed. Numerically lower axle ratios will sacrifice off the line performance for fuel...
Forum: 2015 - 2020
5/11/15, 06:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,774
Posted By Captain Spadaro

Wasn't expecting the CS and Pony packages to...

Wasn't expecting the CS and Pony packages to return so soon (though I had a feeling they'd come back eventually). Thought for sure they'd expand the availablity of the GT PP to AT cars (the hardware...
Forum: 2015 - 2020
8/30/14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,391
Posted By Captain Spadaro

GM and Ford are co-developing a 10-speed.

GM and Ford are co-developing a 10-speed.
Forum: 2015 - 2020
8/30/14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,391
Posted By Captain Spadaro

High torque CVTs are expensive, and to the best...

High torque CVTs are expensive, and to the best of my knowledge, don't exist in longitudinal form. There's also the fact that the brand that has gone all in on them for their volume cars (Nissan)...
Forum: 2015 - 2020
8/30/14, 10:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,696
Posted By Captain Spadaro

Ford isn't alone in that regard. EVERYONE,...

Ford isn't alone in that regard. EVERYONE, particularly VW, has been having issues with carbon build-up in their DI engines (it'll be interesting to see how the Gen V small blocks and Honda's Earth...
Forum: 2015 - 2020
8/30/14, 10:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,696
Posted By Captain Spadaro

My family had an 04 Passat with the 1.8T for...

My family had an 04 Passat with the 1.8T for about 4-5 years. The few times we ran anything less that 92-93 in it (we live in Illinois, no 91 here), we saw a definite drop in mileage and overall...
Forum: 2015 - 2020
8/30/14, 10:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,696
Posted By Captain Spadaro

According to an article in Car & Driver, the V6...

According to an article in Car & Driver, the V6 wasn't even part of the original product plan; it was added back in to keep initial price of entry low, but your point about amortizing tooling costs...
Forum: 2015 - 2020
6/13/14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,169
Posted By Captain Spadaro

I would hope so. Yes, it is. However,...

I would hope so.



Yes, it is. However, most of GM's resources regarding the Alpha platform are currently being diverted towards finishing the ATS coupe and developing V-series cars for the ATS...
Forum: 2015 - 2020
6/13/14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,169
Posted By Captain Spadaro

Point taken.

Point taken.
Forum: 2015 - 2020
6/12/14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,169
Posted By Captain Spadaro

That would have been a devious PR move by Ford.

That would have been a devious PR move by Ford.
Forum: 2015 - 2020
6/12/14, 06:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,169
Posted By Captain Spadaro

Weight gain is less than 100 lbs., trim for trim

http://jalopnik.com/the-2015-mustang-gains-less-than-a-hundred-pounds-1590194961

I know that some, including myself, were hoping for a weight loss, but a net gain of less than 100 lbs, trim for...
Forum: 2015 - 2020
6/12/14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,021
Posted By Captain Spadaro

I don't want to... I really think 6-8 speeds...

I don't want to...

I really think 6-8 speeds is enough. Anything more than that is just d*ck waving and one-upmanship. Plus, look at what's going on with the 9-speed in the new Cherokee: a lot...
Forum: 2015 - 2020
6/2/14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,272
Posted By Captain Spadaro

The EcoBoost is more or less replacing the V6. ...

The EcoBoost is more or less replacing the V6. The only reason the V6 survived is to keep the initial price of entry low. It will likely be a rental fleet special.
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