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Old 07-04-2006, 09:41 PM   #1
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Hang on there guys, I'm not advocating a ford, (for some reason most on here don't to the blue oval), I only like older T-birds and Grand Torinos. But how would a stock SSEi do against a stock SHO of the same year?
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Auto or manual SHO?
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Auto SHO'* are not very quick, about 7.5 secs, and the Manuals are about 6.9- 7.0 secs. The '89 was light and had a 6.6 0-60. I know this cause I asked my uncle.
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damn thats crazy I think my car does around 7.3 or so with my intense fenderwell. Jeeze if it wasn't a Ford I'd find and old one and use it as my fun car. But I guess being a ford it is a total sleeper. :P
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damn thats crazy I think my car does around 7.3 or so with my intense fenderwell. Jeeze if it wasn't a Ford I'd find and old one and use it as my fun car. But I guess being a ford it is a total sleeper. :P
don't worry buddy no shame in driving a Ford.
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The auto SHO I drove was very quick. I think it would be closer than you would think plus the fact the the SHOs only pushing like 220 hp with a 3.2 litre engine.

If you are talking about the V8 show with the SMALL 3.4 V8 pushing 230hp I think it would be even closer.

Yamaha makes expensive but very advanced small engines ............check out the new one they make for the Volvo XC90
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Same year SHO didnt come in a manual
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O You are talking about the V8 SHOs? If so, then they are sluggish for a small V8, I have a Motor trend here and the 0-60 on them was 7.9 and the 1/4 was 15.9
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O You are talking about the V8 SHOs? If so, then they are dogs, I have a Motor trend here and the 0-60 on them was 7.9 and the 1/4 was 15.9
I would not call those cars dogs. Those numbers are the same as many bonnevilles and not that bad imho.
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