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527 – Rear Wheel Horsepower

October 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This fall I took the plunge and supercharged my GTO.  It is incredible! Here’s the video of the car. A big thanks to East Texas Muscle Cars for the great build. The car now has 620hp measured at the crank if you factor in a 15% drivetrain loss.

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600HP for $25k

June 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on 600HP for $25k

So the 2006 GTO has resurfaced as my “Car of the Day”. (COTD)  The 2006 GTO received the same 6.0 liter engine from the Corvette.  With a stock 400hp and 400lb-ft of torque it is has some pretty stout performance out of the box.  However, under the twin scoops of the hood, sits a very […]

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The Supercharged Mustang Bullitt is the COTD

May 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Supercharged Mustang Bullitt is the COTD

Ford’s top of the line Mustang is the GT500 it is the 500hp supercharged 5.4 liter V8.  However, this comes with the nearly a 500lb weight penalty.  Sure, its the fastest factory Mustang, but there is another Mustang that has pretty close performance numbers, especially when you add the Ford Factory Racing Supercharger to it.  […]

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Tags: Bullitt · Ford · Horsepower · Mustang · Supercharger