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Old 11-12-2008, 12:22 PM   #1
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Based on the front page article (Click here to read it) what do you think of the new FR500CJ?

I think that its a cool idea, but 65,000 seems a little rich for a car that ix expected to run mid 11s...

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Old 11-12-2008, 12:45 PM   #2
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looks like it comes with SHR louvers...so thats good i guess

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Old 11-12-2008, 02:06 PM   #3
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For 65K I would rebuild my car and make it a lot faster than that thing.

Or for 65K I would buy a Lotus Exige S. <3

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$65k does sound like much but another $5k in upgrades makes it a 9 second car (if they have the suspension setup correctly and it sounds like they do).

I see Ford's point in making it. A true dragstrip car with easy 600-1000+hp potential. Solid iron block hd engine for flogging at the track.
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Old 11-13-2008, 10:05 AM   #5
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but ive wondered how many of them will actually see track time, compared to the people who are buying them as collectibles.

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I think I would rather have the drag pack Challenger.
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65k for a factory FoMoCo drag car?
Seems reasonable all things considered.

I prefer Shelby GT500 and will get one just as soon as my rich uncle gets out of the poor house.
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Yeah, but it's got the Bullitt grill!

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Test Mule cars ran right around 9.80's.

I can also tell you that contrary to popular belief, these won't all be collector cars that never move. Serial# 1-4 will for sure see track time, and likely alot of it.
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Sorry, but I think Ford could be spending money on better things right now. Im all for a faster Mustang but come on. Upgrade the GT's, or 6ers to make them faster from the factory.


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