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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Today, 12:10 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 20,074
Posted By LostPony
I can tell you that they brought 4 competing...

I can tell you that they brought 4 competing sedans, an Impala, SS, SHO, and Maxima. No one touched them. They literally never moved the entire event. They were available for drives and were quickly...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Today, 08:39 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 20,074
Posted By LostPony
Well, I guess I can link this since I technically...

Well, I guess I can link this since I technically didn't post it. Damn Fox News!
http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2014/10/21/watch-most-american-burnout-ever/
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Today, 08:35 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 20,074
Posted By LostPony
I posted in the Challenger thread and update here...

I posted in the Challenger thread and update here as well:

I have spent 3 days in the Charger Hellcat, I am not allowed to give any driving impressions or photos due to a media embargo until after...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Today, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 146,444
Posted By LostPony
I have spent the last 3 days driving and riding...

I have spent the last 3 days driving and riding in Charger Hellcats, I can not give any driving impressions or photos yet due to embargo by Dodge PR, but as soon as it is lifted I will post a full...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-16-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 22,730
Posted By LostPony
Stickier tires would only have highlighted the...

Stickier tires would only have highlighted the soft spring and shock setup even more. It would have helped ultimate grip, and many of us that track our cars swap tires anyway. The point is that as...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-16-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 22,730
Posted By LostPony
I really dislike that argument. To release your...

I really dislike that argument. To release your product against the current product and not at least match it is a fail. I hope you are right and we get a more competitive car next year, but Ford has...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-16-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 22,730
Posted By LostPony
Oh, and I might also add that targeting the 911...

Oh, and I might also add that targeting the 911 or M3 means they missed the target even more than they did against GM.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-16-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 22,730
Posted By LostPony
I am a life long Mustang fan, but am also an...

I am a life long Mustang fan, but am also an enthusiast who has owned a wide variety of cars over the years. This car disappoints, plain and simple.

First "Weightgate", and Ford's claims to have...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-03-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 20,074
Posted By LostPony
After spending a day with the Chrysler engineers...

After spending a day with the Chrysler engineers on the Hellcat program I can report that we discussed lots of other cars, and I tried to weasel info on future models from them.

As to the Hellcat...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-01-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 20,074
Posted By LostPony
The power band felt just fine! No dips in power,...

The power band felt just fine! No dips in power, and when it shifted to a higher gear, it was quick enough to keep the forward momentum with no hiccup. It also sounds awesome when it hits the next...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-01-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 20,074
Posted By LostPony
Well now that they have announced it I can...

Well now that they have announced it I can finally talk openly about it!

For over a month I have been working on the press intro for the Charger Hellcat to be launched here at Summit Point in...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-30-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,640
Posted By LostPony
Most factory mules used for any high speed...

Most factory mules used for any high speed testing, whether it is drag racing or road courses and ovals, use a roll bar of some sort regardless of it being required. The manufacturer are protecting...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-30-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 146,444
Posted By LostPony
After spending the day with the engineers on this...

After spending the day with the engineers on this program it is very apparent they know the limitations of the platform they have. The Z/28 was mentioned, but only in the context of knowing they...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-29-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 146,444
Posted By LostPony
I spent the morning with Chrysler engineers at...

I spent the morning with Chrysler engineers at our track and a '15 SRT 392. A Hellcat scheduled to be here puked its power steering. The numbers they told me they achieved with the Hellcat Charger...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-28-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,640
Posted By LostPony
LOWDOWN, C5's version of thePill. Or maybe he IS...

LOWDOWN, C5's version of thePill. Or maybe he IS thePill in disguise!

Mind= BLOWN!!
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-22-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By LostPony
I have seen The Fighter, I enjoyed it. They are...

I have seen The Fighter, I enjoyed it. They are supposed to be working on a sequel that tells the story of the epic first fight with Gatti.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-21-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By LostPony
Diego Corrales VS Jose Luis Castillo May 7, 2005....

Diego Corrales VS Jose Luis Castillo May 7, 2005. One of the best fights in my opinion, and the wrong man won. Diego repeatedly spit his mouth piece out to buy more time, and when he went down for...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-21-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,409
Posted By LostPony
I agree with an earlier poster who wondered why...

I agree with an earlier poster who wondered why Ford would target the Boss when nearly every test has shown the 1LE to be faster around a road course. To my best recollection, Ford has not mentioned...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-20-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,409
Posted By LostPony
Yes, and the Boss lost! Supposedly Ford targeted...

Yes, and the Boss lost! Supposedly Ford targeted the Boss as the benchmark for the GT. So far it appears they missed, at least in straight line testing. It remains to be seen if it will best the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-20-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,409
Posted By LostPony
Mustang GT PP w/ Recaros = $37,015 This is as...

Mustang GT PP w/ Recaros = $37,015 This is as basic a car as you can get in a new GT with the current go fast goodies...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-20-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,409
Posted By LostPony
What's your point? I just went to the Chevrolet...

What's your point? I just went to the Chevrolet site and built a 1LE 2SS and it was over $46k. The car tested in the article, and supplied by Ford, was likely a heavily optioned car. The GT starts at...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-19-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,409
Posted By LostPony
Here is the thing, I don't think ANY car these...

Here is the thing, I don't think ANY car these days needs to be made faster. After many years as a performance and security driving instructor, I can tell you without fail that 90% of the general...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-18-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,409
Posted By LostPony
You didn't hear? A Boss intake on a 5.0 will slay...

You didn't hear? A Boss intake on a 5.0 will slay even the mighty Hellcat!:sm0:
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,409
Posted By LostPony
Love it! This actually made me laugh out loud,...

Love it! This actually made me laugh out loud, and the receptionist want to know what I was doing in my office!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-17-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,409
Posted By LostPony
I loved the quote about the Boss still being the...

I loved the quote about the Boss still being the best Mustang ever. I can feel my car's value climbing back up!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-17-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,409
Posted By LostPony
I will say here what I said on the Mustang6g...

I will say here what I said on the Mustang6g site, not impressed. I want to see lap times vs outgoing model and current competition, like the 1LE and M4. The acceleration numbers are underwhelming at...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-07-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,337
Posted By LostPony
Point #1- There is no doubt the car performs as...

Point #1- There is no doubt the car performs as well as it does due in part to the tires and brakes. Only in part, the real story is that it was designed to work with those parts. Simply throwing the...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-06-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,337
Posted By LostPony
Funniest part of the article to me was the...

Funniest part of the article to me was the Ferrari engineers crying foul about the Z/28.

Good job GM on both the Z/28 and the new Corvette. Now to see what the GT350 and new GT3 will do… Guess we...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-24-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,466
Posted By LostPony
This makes me happy only because I see the market...

This makes me happy only because I see the market flooded with used C6 Z06s and ZR1s as their owners scrambled to get the latest and greatest big daddy Corvette. I may end up owning a C6 Z06 after...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-16-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By LostPony
Actually it is NOT the most expensive ever, just...

Actually it is NOT the most expensive ever, just most expensive sold at auction. Most expensive ever was last year for $52 million, and it was yet another Ferrari GTO.
...
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