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Old 10-27-2009, 03:31 PM   #1
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7 second GT500 and it's street legal

First 7-Second GT500, And it's Street Legal Too!
The Shelby GT500 has become an icon in the muscle car world, from the original model released in the mid-60s to the supercharged monsters of modern time, it goes without saying that the GT500 has become one of the most respected pony cars to ever be made. With that being said, I bring you the video of the first 7-second pass in an ‘07 Shelby GT500. While the run that was caught on film is a 7.94 elapsed time at 173 miles per hour, a faster elapsed time of 7.89 at 175mph was also made that day.

First word of this pass came by way of YellowBullet.


Video courtesy of: Evolution Performance

http://www.evoperformtv.com/featured...php?reset=true

The car was built by Evolution Performance, located in Aston, PA. The car is no lightweight as far as drag cars are concerned, weighing in at 3400 pounds with a driver, but it is still a fair bit under the factory weight. The combination that propels this car down the track is fairly simple, yet extremely successful. A 5.4L all aluminum engine is topped off with a pair of 67mm Precision turbochargers. On the chassis dyno, the car laid down 1272 rear wheel horsepower and 1043 foot pounds of torque. Those numbers alone are a testament to how much power this car really has.

All three of the 7-second runs and dyno test sessions were done at a conservative 23 pounds of boost, so it is believed that this car could go even faster in the future when the boost is turned up. Seeing that this car hasn’t had a lot of track time, coupled with the fact that more boost can be made with this particular combination, it is safe to say that with more adjustments, it could very well be propelled even deeper into the 7-second bracket. Breaking the 7s is just a start for this crew, and they look to be making more improvements to this already stellar car in the near future.

For now, they are excited to have built the first GT500 in the 7s.
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Old 10-27-2009, 04:05 PM   #2
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I'D ABSOLUTELY LOVE to see someone try to mess with them on the street. Some guy in a Z06 pull up beside him then BOOM... It blows right back up in his face.
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Old 10-27-2009, 07:17 PM   #4
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Old 10-27-2009, 07:18 PM   #5
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There is just one problem. It's still a Mustang.
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Old 10-27-2009, 07:21 PM   #6
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The video shows a 9 sec run not a 7 sec.
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Old 10-27-2009, 07:25 PM   #7
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There is just one problem. It's still a Mustang.
Mustang or not man.. Thats impressive..
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Old 10-27-2009, 07:26 PM   #8
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The video shows a 9 sec run not a 7 sec.
Yeah, almost 10 sec. run 9.97 at 143 mph. ??????????
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Old 10-27-2009, 07:28 PM   #9
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I call BS. Moderators erase this lame thread
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Old 10-27-2009, 07:32 PM   #10
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Mustang or not man.. Thats impressive..
Please note, it was not a 7 sec run. not even close. The thread starter has some explaining to do.
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Old 10-27-2009, 07:36 PM   #11
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I'D ABSOLUTELY LOVE to see someone try to mess with them on the street. Some guy in a Z06 pull up beside him then BOOM... It blows right back up in his face.
I think most guys would know not to mess with a car with tires that wide in back and that narrow in front....
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Old 10-27-2009, 07:41 PM   #12
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The video shows a 9 sec run not a 7 sec.
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Yeah, almost 10 sec. run 9.97 at 143 mph. ??????????
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yes the video shows 9 sec run...

however the video OP is talking about is the second video in the playlist... the one that says gt500 in the 7's or something like that.

playlist is on the right.

check it out again

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Old 10-27-2009, 07:42 PM   #13
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Old 10-27-2009, 07:44 PM   #14
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those are some big rear wheels lol... awesome video!
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yes the video shows 9 sec run...

however the video OP is talking about is the second video in the playlist... the one that says gt500 in the 7's or something like that.

playlist is on the left.

check it out again
Probably would have been wise of the OP to point this out. The link goes directly to a totally different car.
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Old 10-27-2009, 08:53 PM   #16
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Probably would have been wise of the OP to point this out. The link goes directly to a totally different car.
lol true
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Old 10-27-2009, 09:16 PM   #17
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IF you go to the link, sure its a 9 second run, but let the vid's continue to run and you will see the vids he was refering too, but what in the world makes him think its a street legal car? IN HIS DREAMS MAYBE, just becasue it still has brake lights and head lights does NOT make it STREET LEGAL.
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Probably would have been wise of the OP to point this out. The link goes directly to a totally different car.


My bad on the link but the video is on the right in the playlist.
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Old 10-28-2009, 05:51 AM   #20
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IF you go to the link, sure its a 9 second run, but let the vid's continue to run and you will see the vids he was refering too, but what in the world makes him think its a street legal car? IN HIS DREAMS MAYBE, just becasue it still has brake lights and head lights does NOT make it STREET LEGAL.



The car is street legal also. This ain't a Cali car or some other state with crazy reg rules.
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Why because it's not a Camaro.
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Old 10-28-2009, 07:43 AM   #22
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The car is street legal also. This ain't a Cali car or some other state with crazy reg rules.
not that it makes any difference, personally, don't believe it would pass ANY states inspection requirements.....thus, its not STREET LEGAL. But them that is MY oipinion, and you know how that goes,.........we all got one. LOL :{D
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not that it makes any difference, personally, don't believe it would pass ANY states inspection requirements.....thus, its not STREET LEGAL. But them that is MY oipinion, and you know how that goes,.........we all got one. LOL :{D
What about states with no inspection.
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Old 10-28-2009, 09:22 AM   #24
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What about states with no inspection.
what states have no inspections? Alaska?
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what states have no inspections? Alaska?
For new cars, Kansas doesn't inspect even for renewals.
Only car I had to have inspected was a used 1989 C-1500 I bought and
even then they were only concerned with matching numbers and
functional lights.

Car could have had 50" wide rear tires, bicycle wheels up front and
a quad-turbo, nitrous and a s/c pushing eleventy-billion pounds
of boost under the hood and it would have still passed the state inspection.
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