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Old 10-11-2013, 06:25 PM
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The 2012-2013 JGC SRT can go 0-60 in the low 4 second range, and the 2014 can do it in under 4 (Scott got 3.7). There is absolutely no chance whatsoever that an EcoBoost, even tuned, can get anywhere near an SRT.
Correct stock ecocrap is 6sec? No tune is gunna drop it 2 seconds.

Tune a 6.4L there is no replacement for displacement!
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Old 10-11-2013, 06:33 PM
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Old 10-11-2013, 06:40 PM
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Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

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Correct stock ecocrap is 6sec? No tune is gunna drop it 2 seconds.

Tune a 6.4L there is no replacement for displacement!
Couldn't agree more.
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Old 10-11-2013, 09:42 PM
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YouTube Livernois ford explorer..... Tune down pipe and exhaust and running 12s in the quarter mile. Still cheaper than an SRT. Just saying, to each his own taste.

At the end of the day, these vehicles aren't sports cars. Personally, I'd rather go spend 70k on a Shelby gt500 or Boss 302 if I wanted to spend that much.
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Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

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YouTube Livernois ford explorer..... Tune down pipe and exhaust and running 12s in the quarter mile. Still cheaper than an SRT. Just saying, to each his own taste.

At the end of the day, these vehicles aren't sports cars. Personally, I'd rather go spend 70k on a Shelby gt500 or Boss 302 if I wanted to spend that much.
Watched the video and many others videos with the Explorers street racing and embarrassing some performance car owners, Ford is definitely on the right path.

Here in Canada I could get a fully loaded Explorer for $50K and a GC SRT for $80K with dealer markup, crazy.
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Old 10-11-2013, 10:47 PM
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oh yeah,...I can get a ford pinto for $500 and drop a 302 and run 10's....lololol


why buy a ferrari for couple hundred grand when you can buy a pinto and drop a 302
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Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

93 race tune, livernois airraid cai, 170 tstat, catback and downpipe from livernois 12.8 1/4 mile

not bad at all...not gonna lie. But its an exploder...LOL
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An Exploder that will eat up a GC SRT with a motor almost twice the size.
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An Exploder that will eat up a GC SRT with a motor almost twice the size.
But only on a track right?
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Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

a very he avily tuned exploder and it runs a 12.8. I know my SRt runs better than that with 0 tune
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Interesting thread. Love the read.
In Australia we have the whole Ford v Holden (GM) rivalry.
Its also a well known fact that a Ford is only ever Found On Rubbish Dumps.....
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