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Old 10-06-2003, 11:05 PM   #1  
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What was the fastest year of the mustang 5.0? I've heard Gt, LX, one has ground effects, and all which is the best, and or the fastest?
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Old 10-06-2003, 11:10 PM   #2  
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I've heard that some people consider the 87 LX as being one of the fastest,don't know for sure.
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Old 10-06-2003, 11:20 PM   #3  
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Yea I have heard that the 87 LX 5.0 was the fastest.
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Old 10-07-2003, 12:13 AM   #4  
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light speed density 5.0... makes sense </P>


1st I heard of this conversation, interesting ^^</P>
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Old 10-07-2003, 01:01 AM   #5  
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87 really? LX? Is the LX generally faster? What's the differance between GT/LX?
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Old 10-07-2003, 01:15 AM   #6  
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the lx notchback with a 5-speed should be the fastest.The lx is lighter then the gt. no ground effects and the notchback doesnt have the heavy hatchback window.<edited><editID>dohc_cobra</editID><editDate>37900.9695833333</editDate></edited>
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Old 10-07-2003, 01:41 AM   #7  
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tops out lower or cant be stable at high speeds or something ive heard cause of the lack of those ground effects
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Old 10-07-2003, 01:44 AM   #8  
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Yea I'bve always heard hatches were better suited for road racing and notches for drag racing, and the lx being lighter</P>
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Old 10-07-2003, 01:57 AM   #9  
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ill settle on that
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Old 10-07-2003, 01:40 PM   #10  
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id rather own a hatch though notches are ugly
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