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Ford GT record
#1
Cool story

http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012/03/2...p=features
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#2
Wow... 2000 horsepower.... 117 Octane.... 257 miles per hour.... crazy numbers.... Cool

Doc

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Project started 8-7-10
Completed: All new suspension, rebuilt 351C H Code bored .030 over with mild cam and intake, new 3.50 TracLok, custom exhaust system
Current "mini-project": interior upgrade Undecided
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#3
I like the paint scheme. It looks as tough as it is fast.

Steve



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#4
Now at 266.93 MPH.

http://jalopnik.com/5524786/heffner-ford...ile-record

Ray

1971 Boss 351  
1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 
1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 
1973 Mach 1 (parts car)
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#5
both of them completely insane. Suck on that Corvette

Eric


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DRIVE IT DON'T STORE IT!
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#6
That is unreal!

Jeff T.

Low buck, touring style, '73 Convertible "rolling restoration", 351c, 2v heads with a shave and a haircut, Performer intake, Holley 650(ish), roller rockers, screw in studs, guideplates, stainless valves, Duraspark / Motorsports MSD, T-5 conversion. 1-1/8" front, 3/4" rear swaybars KYB shocks and some home brewed subframe connectors. Future plans; JGC steering box, Cobra brakes and... paint, interior, etc.

When I die I want to die like grandpa, peacefully in my sleep... not screaming, like his passenger.

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#7
The driver must have a titanium set. I can't imagine doing 260+ MPH. Chuck
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#8
That is some incredible power and traction! One of my customers took his Ford GT to the Texas Mile with a goal of 230--he didn't make it as he was having some traction problems (wheelspin at 100mph).

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Dave

1931 Ford Model A Station Wagon
1969 Mach 1 - 351C, TKO-600, 4WDB, R&P, A/C, Shaker, Fold Down, etc.
1972 Mach 1 - 351C, FMX, PDB, PS, A/C, Fold Down, Console
1996 Mustang Cobra Convertible - 10psi Procharger
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#9
69 Rustang;61973 Wrote:That is some incredible power and traction! One of my customers took his Ford GT to the Texas Mile with a goal of 230--he didn't make it as he was having some traction problems (wheelspin at 100mph).

Losing any traction at 100 would scare the crap outta me. Undecided
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#10
I think it would do more than just scare the crap out if me!
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