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Old 10-04-2006, 09:41 PM   #1
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Default whats the difference? GT VS Bullitt

I was just wondering what the differences between a GT and a buillett mustang are?
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Old 10-04-2006, 10:02 PM   #2
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Try this -- explains it pretty well --


http://www.bullittarchive.com/WebHel...ittArchive.htm

Click on Reference, and then "What makes a Bullitt a Bullitt?" at the bottom.
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Old 10-04-2006, 11:49 PM   #3
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What makes a Bullitt, A Bullitt



The limited edition Ford Mustang Bullitt GT was available in 2001, designed to pay homage to the 1968 Steve McQueen movie Bullitt, in which McQueen's character, Lt. Frank Bullitt got behind the wheel of a Highland Green 1968 GT390 Fastback and chased two assassins in a black Dodge Charger R/T.

The 2001 Mustang Bullitt GT was available in three colors: Black, the new True Blue, and Dark Highland Green, borrowed from Ford's F-Series lineup. There were 3041 green, 1818 black, and 723 blue Bullitts produced. Dark Highland Green was not available on any other Mustang.

Exterior features included a blacked-out corral around the pony in the grille, distinctive red brake calipers all around with a silver Mustang pony on the front calipers.
The body got simple side scoops, a different 'c' pillar trim and a brushed aluminum fuel door.

Less is more sometimes and Ford deleted the rear spoiler and the front fog lamps. The 2001 Bullitt Mustangs also got a retro interior theme. The new seats were designed after seats from the 1960s, and were much more comfortable than the standard seats. The numbers in the gauge cluster were written in a tall, thin font like in the 1960s as well. The shifter got an aluminum ball and the shifter trim ring. The Bullitts had a different intake than the GT they were based upon, and the upgrades resulted in an additional five horsepower and nice sound and "BULLITT" was engraved on the sill plates.

Although Ford planned to produced 6500 Bullitts, only 5582 rolled off the line.

BULLITT SPECIFICATIONS

What makes a Bullitt Different

POWERTRAIN, SUSPENSION AND BRAKE COMPARISON
Bullitt GT
Front Suspension
Springs 600 lb/in. linear
(lowers car 3/4") 450 lb/in. linear
Struts 35 mm piston,
custom valved struts 32 mm piston
Stabilizer Bar 28mm tubular 26.5mm solid
Rear Suspension
Springs 250 lb/in. linear (lowers car 3/4") 210 lb/in. linear
Shocks 30 mm piston, custom valved shocks 30 mm piston
Stabilizer Bar 21 mm tubular 23 mm solid
Brakes
Front
Calipers Dual piston aluminum,
custom painted Dual piston aluminum
Disk Rotors 330 mm vented 276 mm vented
Rear
Calipers Single piston Single piston
Rotors 296 mm vented 267 mm solid
ABS/T.C. Yes Yes
Misc. Subframe connectors N/A

Engine and transmission modifications

* The new cast aluminum intake manifold has an increased runner diameter to maintain low-end torque and provide a broader power curve for increased top-end performance.
* A twin 57mm-bore throttle body replaces the GT 65 mm throttle body, allowing for quicker throttle response and increased peak flow.
* To reduce parasitic losses, the alternator pulley was increased to 66 mm and the water pump pulley was increased to 140 mm.
* The exhaust system has been retuned to increase flow approximately 20% and give the Bullitt a new distinct sound.
* All Mustang Bullitts have the new TR3650 transmission and clutch assembly that provides improved shift quality. A new 11-inch flywheel and clutch assembly have been added to increase torque capacity and reduce clutch pedal efforts.

Exterior

* Pony on grill is centered in a blacked out coral instead of chrome.
* Does not come with a spoiler.
* Brushed aluminum gas filler door.
* Molded front mud guards.
* Different Rocker Panels
* Lowered by 3/4"
* Red Brake calipers with a silver Mustang.
* Simple side scoops without the honeycomb plastic grill.
* Bullitt Badge on the left of Trunk lid.
* Rolled exhaust tips.
* Molded c-pillars sweep forward instead of straight down.

Interior

* Brushed aluminum shifter bezel.
* Brushed aluminum ball shifter ****.
* Door sills with BULLITT logo.
* Retro dash has white lighting and closely indexed speedometer.
* Seats are stitched to replicate the style from the 60's..
* New stainless steel pedal covers are positioned to provide better heel-to-toe relationship


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Old 10-05-2006, 08:44 PM   #4
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What are the 1/4 mile differences between the two?...I raced a bullitt when i was stock.. he only got me by 1 car.. maybe he dint know how to drive
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Old 10-05-2006, 09:33 PM   #5
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As far as difference n 0-60, I cannot get an accurate time myself. Ill take my bullitt to the drag eventually, but reading around it seems to be .5 or .6 faster than a regular GT. One site told me .1 seconds faster which is total bull. The .5 seems to be right, my fellow Bullitt people will hopefully back me on that stat.
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Old 10-05-2006, 09:41 PM   #6
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Someone will probably chime in and say... "a bullitt is just a GT with an intake, I dont see what the hype is all about".

Bullitts RULE.
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Old 10-05-2006, 10:12 PM   #7
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5.0 magazine tested the bullitt to:
0-60:5.15
1/4:13.59@102.4
and 60-0:118feet
-all on stock goodyears
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Old 10-05-2006, 10:22 PM   #8
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BULLIT IS A GT....HAHA
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Old 10-05-2006, 10:32 PM   #9
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BULLITT.
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Old 10-06-2006, 03:11 AM   #10
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As far as difference n 0-60, I cannot get an accurate time myself. Ill take my bullitt to the drag eventually, but reading around it seems to be .5 or .6 faster than a regular GT. One site told me .1 seconds faster which is total bull. The .5 seems to be right, my fellow Bullitt people will hopefully back me on that stat.
Wow thats a big difference with changing the intake and throttle bodys... very little suspention work too... Also does anyone know what car and driver tested the GT at?
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