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Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang Yesterday, 06:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,501
Posted By JIM5.0
At least we are moving along. We both can agree...

At least we are moving along. We both can agree that a separate division is not required for innovation to happen. But a separate division makes innovation easier? I'm not so sure about that. By...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-20-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By JIM5.0
Good to know that FRPP has upgraded axle half...

Good to know that FRPP has upgraded axle half shafts that you can buy.
And they stood up very well under supercharged power with the car wearing Hoosier drag slicks for shoes.

Now, the next...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-20-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,552
Posted By JIM5.0
I'm kinda of the same suspicion. Cars retaining...

I'm kinda of the same suspicion. Cars retaining their value according to color sounds far fetched to me. The only scenario in which I can see car color being a factor to value is if the car itself is...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-18-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,501
Posted By JIM5.0
Nope, no boom. The concept phase is totally...

Nope, no boom.
The concept phase is totally independent of the existence of a division.
Proving a concept is also totally independent of the existence of a division.
Likewise, a separate...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-18-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,501
Posted By JIM5.0
Ford still does not need a new division to be...

Ford still does not need a new division to be innovative.
Additionally, each car company can only invest in one or two innovations at a given time.

BMW for example invested heavily in...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-16-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,501
Posted By JIM5.0
I seriously doubt that FoMoCo has the money,...

I seriously doubt that FoMoCo has the money, marketing people, resources, and other personnel to create a new/resurrect Mercury/buy a company and tout that as a new Ford division.

As both Derf00,...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-16-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By JIM5.0
I haven't seen that, but it's good to know that...

I haven't seen that, but it's good to know that the possibilities are there on the S550 platform.

I wonder if Ford Racing used the stock axle half shafts and how well they stood up to over...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-15-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,501
Posted By JIM5.0
Interesting point about the Millennials....

Interesting point about the Millennials. Hopefully, they would remain that way to drive manufactures to actually bring innovation. But if they change their ways, even in a period of only 5 years,...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-14-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,501
Posted By JIM5.0
I very much doubt that it is as simple as you...

I very much doubt that it is as simple as you said. It all has to do with priority. Right now, FoMoCo is taking that 18% average increase per year in following through with its current investments;...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-13-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By JIM5.0
AM also put their 2015s on the drag strip and the...

AM also put their 2015s on the drag strip and the Performance Package ran 13s bone stock.
...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 10-13-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By JIM5.0
Just so we know what this noise sounds like, can...

Just so we know what this noise sounds like, can you make a vid of yourself driving at freeway speeds and post it?
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-12-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By JIM5.0
Looking good so far. But just as I thought FoMoCo...

Looking good so far. But just as I thought FoMoCo would do: Sacrifice performance for daily driving comfort even in the $2495 Performance Pack cost. Sure, IRS is better for handling on a road course...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-12-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,552
Posted By JIM5.0
Just curious, which studies are these? Where...

Just curious, which studies are these?
Where are their results published?
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-10-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,501
Posted By JIM5.0
I'm with everyone else. Mercury is not good to...

I'm with everyone else. Mercury is not good to resurrect
Lincoln is okay (at least for now). Possibly, a S550 Lincoln could work too.

My point is FoMoCo did not eliminate Merc just on a whim....
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-04-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By JIM5.0
You can use 87 octane in the 2011+ Mustang GTs. I...

You can use 87 octane in the 2011+ Mustang GTs. I use 87 octane everyday. You lose BHP, you only get around 400-405BHP on 87 octane, but if you go to 91 octane, you get the full 412 advertised BHP.
...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 09-29-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,501
Posted By JIM5.0
I agree; I don't see why this wouldn't work too,...

I agree; I don't see why this wouldn't work too, unless the S550 chassis is designed such that it is at its optimal rigidity at its current wheelbase and could not be extended further without...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 09-28-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,422
Posted By JIM5.0
Nice! Is this being built by Galpin (GAS)?

Nice! Is this being built by Galpin (GAS)?
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 09-28-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By JIM5.0
I personally say the GT500 just because it is a...

I personally say the GT500 just because it is a limited production car and could hold onto its value as time goes by and other GT500s are wrecked, junked, etc. and thus become rare.

All GTs, even...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 09-28-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By JIM5.0
I presume you want to extrapolate our experiences...

I presume you want to extrapolate our experiences to determine what you will get.
Due to the massively varying results of due mileage form person to person, you will not be able to extrapolate our...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 09-28-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,100
Posted By JIM5.0
To feel the power, you have to be turning at...

To feel the power, you have to be turning at least 3500 RPM. That is where you enter the meat of the torque curve of the Coyote. But when you are feeling that power, your fuel consumption is...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-23-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By JIM5.0
I assume that the seats you bought are for S197s....

I assume that the seats you bought are for S197s. I don't know if SN95 seats are different.

If they are S197 seats, they should bolt right in. I presume the seats you are buying are not power...
Forum: Off Topic 09-23-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,485
Posted By JIM5.0
I frequent Austin on a regular bases. My work...

I frequent Austin on a regular bases. My work takes me up and down I-35 all the time from as far down as San Antonio to as far up as the DFW metroplex.

What road were you on? I heard that 2222 is...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 09-20-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,422
Posted By JIM5.0
Apparently, the S550 Mustangs will hit the...

Apparently, the S550 Mustangs will hit the dealership lots next month, according to media information.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2014/09/18/2015-mustang/15800057/

This article...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 09-20-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,501
Posted By JIM5.0
I think it could work too. It's all in the...

I think it could work too. It's all in the advertising and how well FoMoCo hides that it would be just a rebadged S550 with some cosmetic changes and different tuning.

Toyota has done it for...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 09-20-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By JIM5.0
Love me some Jeremy Clarkson. He's an oaf very...

Love me some Jeremy Clarkson. He's an oaf very much so only for the camera; I doubt he does his crazy stuff naturally, because if he did, he would be dead by now.
Afterall, in this vid clip, he...
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