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Old 05-07-2011, 05:50 PM   #1
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I just received my new 2012 V6 Mustang. Love it. But one thing I noticed when I popped the hood was that the aluminum on the engine is very scaley with lots of tiny little cracks. I asked the dealer and all he said was it is a cast engine. Duhh.

Does anyone else have this look of the engine. It is in the front and the most exposed part of the engine from looking at the front of it.

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I can't give you a good answer, but just have to ask, whats it like going from a 2010 gt500 to a 2012 v6.
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Old 05-08-2011, 03:20 AM   #3
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Well fortunately I still have the GT500. I needed a putt putt car. What I do like is that the V6 has the same basic feel but gets good gas mileage and I don't have to worry so much about the rain, door dings, etc. It is very smooth with a hell of less power. Kinda makes me wish I got the 5.0 but then I really needed the economy type car. Hey what's better than 300 hp and 30 mpg.
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Well fortunately I still have the GT500. I needed a putt putt car. What I do like is that the V6 has the same basic feel but gets good gas mileage and I don't have to worry so much about the rain, door dings, etc. It is very smooth with a hell of less power. Kinda makes me wish I got the 5.0 but then I really needed the economy type car. Hey what's better than 300 hp and 30 mpg.
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can you post some pictures of the block?
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Well fortunately I still have the GT500. I needed a putt putt car. What I do like is that the V6 has the same basic feel but gets good gas mileage and I don't have to worry so much about the rain, door dings, etc. It is very smooth with a hell of less power. Kinda makes me wish I got the 5.0 but then I really needed the economy type car. Hey what's better than 300 hp and 30 mpg.

Maybe 412 hp and 29 mpg?
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if you are getting 29mpg in your 5.0, you aren't driving it correctly
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if you are getting 29mpg in your 5.0, you aren't driving it correctly
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not only are you not drivin it correctly your also prolly not using all 412hp anyways
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Yeah sorry didn't do it earlier, but here are some pictures of the block.
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