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Old 05-02-2012, 11:58 PM   #26
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Congrats on the new 500 but wasn't your Challenger faster than the 500 bone stock . I have been also thinking about the Challenger 392 myself so I could actually bring the whole family along on a cruise.
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Maybe from a dig, but the GT500 is certainly faster from a roll.
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It would be interesting to see them run from a roll... I think it would be closer than you think too.
Wow!

Any 2010+ GT500 is still superior to the 392 Challenger in every way. There is also way more potential with them for mods. It is very easy to get another 100HP out of a GT500. You can't do that to a 392 without some serious $$$. It is just not anywhere close for comparison between the two.
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:19 AM   #27
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Wow!

Any 2010+ GT500 is still superior to the 392 Challenger in every way. There is also way more potential with them for mods. It is very easy to get another 100HP out of a GT500. You can't do that to a 392 without some serious $$$. It is just not anywhere close for comparison between the two.
I'd agree with you when we speak about modified, but stock for stock I think the 392 automatic is the superior car. The downside like you mention is no computer software tuning available, and little aftermarket support that is fairly priced.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:33 AM   #28
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I'd agree with you when we speak about modified, but stock for stock I think the 392 automatic is the superior car. The downside like you mention is no computer software tuning available, and little aftermarket support that is fairly priced.
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Old 05-03-2012, 12:10 PM   #29
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It would be interesting to see them run from a roll... I think it would be closer than you think too.
Ehhhh, after driving the GT500 for a week, From a roll, it will own the 392. Its not gonna suck the paint off the 392 or anything but it definately will pull away pretty decently.
At the track, it will be all driver. Its not real easy to get the GT500 to hook on the stock tires. Ive got it down pretty good now but its still tricky. I got the GT500 so I can actually mod my stuff. Im looking to get 650 rwhp and thats extremely easy in the 2012 GT500's.
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Ehhhh, after driving the GT500 for a week, From a roll, it will own the 392. Its not gonna suck the paint off the 392 or anything but it definately will pull away pretty decently.
At the track, it will be all driver. Its not real easy to get the GT500 to hook on the stock tires. Ive got it down pretty good now but its still tricky. I got the GT500 so I can actually mod my stuff. Im looking to get 650 rwhp and thats extremely easy in the 2012 GT500's.
I wish they would crack the tunes on those 392s. Those would be a monster if you could mod them...
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:40 PM   #31
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I don't think anybody could really argue against the fact that, as far as pony cars go, the GT500 is not only the best plaform for big HP numbers, but reliable big HP numbers.
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I don't think anybody could really argue against the fact that, as far as pony cars go, the GT500 is not only the best plaform for big HP numbers, but reliable big HP numbers.
If anything, the Shelbys may slightly exceed some of their reported hp and torque numbers. They certainly meet them. But it takes a more skilled driver to get what the Shelby has to offer than it does for some other cars. I can't use what I have off launch, and the 2013's are a lot more powerful.
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