STORMY VS HELENOR


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That is amazing! I would have never bet on those results!
Congratulations on your 200+ run!
You can say you are faster than me again!
Happy for you my brother!
 
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Tough duty for Terry! (y) haha
 

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Sounds like a lot of fun to me. Thanks for sharing - very cool!
 

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Brian,

Holy shit dude 192 mph in the standing mile with a pully-tune '06 GT is unreal. Most of them make 175 to 180 tops. 190+ is incredable. Well done. That's a hell of a tune!!

Chip
I hit 193.3 in the mile with pulley and tune on a cool spring morning in 2013. Strong tailwind is a key factor! Without the tailwind, I think your range is normal.
Thanks Chip and Mr Trayd.. I was actually hoping for a bigger mile number in the 06 GT. In 2010 I ran a 194.96 MPH in much better weather conditions. In 2010 the air temp was in the 50's and we had a tail wind. My car accelerates much harder now than it did than because of my lighter rotational mass package so that just goes to show you how much cooler weather/ higher HP helps the top end. I know my car well and based on the weather ( warmer temps this time around ) I guessed my MPH with in 1 MPH for both cars.. Go have some fun guys !! it was a blast. I should have a video soon..2019-04-04 12.08.15.jpg
 
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Wow! Great idea and good times!
With the mods, 2006 ? hP
around 620 to 640 at the wheels, lots of weight out of the car,, Batcave secrets.. sorry.. :)

Hitting 216 mph in your '06, Dang Brian!!! Excellent!

I know nothing about how long it takes to reach a top speed. Was there anything left in it?

And nice to have the IMRA world records for both cars too. Congrats!(y)
a little left.. needs some cooler air to get there,, MPH started to drop off as the day and the cars got hotter..

Excellent Brian but if you had run the EFS in the 2017 Ford GT you would have run faster! Guaranteed! PS The 06 would have run even faster on EFS!
Waiting for the test from Roush on the EFS verdict.. :) That or we car run the cars side by side,, like they say in Missouri " show me " :)
 
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Very cool Stormcat. Both fast & good looking cars. Amazing to think a street legal car can go over 200mph!

Ed
 

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Does the new car feel like it will go 216 like Ford says?

Seems like if it was a bit cooler it could get really close.
 

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Great post Brian.
Always out in front with news, info and stuff we wish we had tried.
Some day I like to see where my recent P&T gets the 05.
Just awesome.. Sounds like a great day!
 

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This is a great post! Especially for the the 05,06 owners!
 

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Can you at least divulge the weight of Helenor? 😁
 

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Really cool Brian. Did you take your wing off to reduce drag or are you just trying to be like your older brother Terry. Maybe when you grow up!!! Sounds like a lot of fun.
 

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Good stuff. How does the high speed stability compare between the cars?
 

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Brian,

Holy shit dude 192 mph in the standing mile with a pully-tune '06 GT is unreal. Most of them make 175 to 180 tops. 190+ is incredable. Well done. That's a hell of a tune!!

Chip
I hit 193.3 in the mile with pulley and tune on a cool spring morning in 2013. Strong tailwind is a key factor! Without the tailwind, I think your range is normal.
Wow! I was thinking the same thing but apparently it happens occasionally with a strong tune and optimal conditions.
 

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Really cool Brian. Did you take your wing off to reduce drag or are you just trying to be like your older brother Terry. Maybe when you grow up!!! Sounds like a lot of fun.
See pictures of cars,,, Of course I took the wing off silly Rabbit.. That's for going around corners fast.. :cool:
 

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See pictures of cars,,, Of course I took the wing off silly Rabbit.. That's for going around corners fast.. :cool:
My guess is the the wing would slow down the car by as much as 10% top speed. I'm no engineer so its a guess.

Great aero info:

https://nasaspeed.news/tech/aero/air-dams-splitters-spoilers-and-wings-downforce-increases-grip-grip-decreases-lap-times-and-isnt-that-the-whole-point/
 

medici78

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Any hp gains with the exhaust on the NFGT? Plans to tune this one?
 

PeteK

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Great job, Brian. Now if you can run them back-to-back on a road course and report, that would be awesome!
 

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Right on Brian. Gotta say the 3 hour drive to Cape Canaveral enabled me to feel her up a bit🤠 ( as per your recommendation ) 👍
And boy does she pull hard! Or more like a runaway train. Hellenor accelerates effortlessly and exponentially. Makes my 713 rwhp whipple feel heavy! Thank you for sharing the love. Finest 06 I’ve ever experienced and thank you for the opportunity.
 
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Nice video..


 

STORMCAT

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Right on Brian. Gotta say the 3 hour drive to Cape Canaveral enabled me to feel her up a bit🤠 ( as per your recommendation ) 👍
And boy does she pull hard! Or more like a runaway train. Hellenor accelerates effortlessly and exponentially. Makes my 713 rwhp whipple feel heavy! Thank you for sharing the love. Finest 06 I’ve ever experienced and thank you for the opportunity.
Thanks again !!