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Old 07-06-2009, 10:54 PM   #11
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Old 07-07-2009, 12:23 AM   #12
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Cammed 5.0 > everything else.





Stroke it with some hi-compression, might make you wanna stroke yourself too.
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Old 07-07-2009, 05:13 AM   #13
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you really dident seem to be in the throttle much with the fox.

both will sound good, but ive found that 90% of ppl prefer the "old school" sound of 5.0 motor's.

I think the S197 sounded better in THIS video. but if you would have been in the throttle more with the 5.0, or just did a video of the car's sitting still and revving up the motor it would have been easyer to compare. or have the car and camera at the beginning of a long road, and just take off from first gear, and bang a couple gears.


heres the video i did. Do something like this with both car's to compare them better.

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Old 07-07-2009, 10:10 AM   #14
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i posted a thread in the s197 section too bc i thought each section would give a biased opinion, but even the s197 crowd is overwhelmingly for the fox also. go figure.
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Old 07-07-2009, 02:39 PM   #15
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sorry bout that, did not know that. i just figured i would get biased opinions in both sections so i want to just add up them together to get a more unbiased result. and didnt want to just post it in the general video section bc i wanted opinions from people that actually own a fox or s197, or both. and i originally posted in the tech section bc it could be tech depends how you look at it: different motors, different cams, different heads/valves, different headers, mid pipe, mufflers, muffler designs, all play a role in how the Mustang sounds. the general opinion is the fox sounds better. the fox sound is very well established and its hard to beat that sound. but thanks for everyones input.
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Old 07-07-2009, 02:54 PM   #16
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Fox of course, the only thing I think that compares to a cammed pushrod motor is the sound of the kb cobra screaming its heart out....
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Old 07-07-2009, 03:07 PM   #17
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I like both. They sound good to me.
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Old 07-07-2009, 04:04 PM   #18
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odd man out, i love the sound of those mod engines!
+1 I used to have a 97 gt and it sounded better than any other car I've heard
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+1 Pushrod power!
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eww the s 197 sounds like a wet fart sliding down my leg
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