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Congratulations to @redbaron for being FordGT500’s July 2020 ROTM! Here is his story and his fabulous 2013:

I’ve owned my 2013 GT500 since March 16, 2013. I picked it up with 1300 miles on the clock. It was actually a pre-production model. I’m a retired Firefighter/Chief with 30yrs on the job so the color Race Red fits me perfect. I wanted to make my car unique to me as you can see by my build list. My favorite mod is the Crower Stage 4 Cams. With the exhaust setup it sounds pretty old school with a good lope. I removed the vinyl stripes and had a super snake type stripe painted on along with retro rocker stripe. I then had the stripes cleared over so they were flush. I’m running E85 with 845rwhp. I’m like 70 years old so my racing days are behind me but if I’m in a certain state of mind and I get challenged on the street I’ll Let It Rock!

Build List:
2.4 Upper
Metro Idler
Kooks Long Tubes
X-Pipe
Flowmaster Chambered 50’s
4 Resonators
Crower Stage 4 Cams
Ported TVS & Plenum
Kenne Bell BAP
Injector ID 1000
E85
VMP Triple Bypass Heat Exchanger
3.73 Rear End
Steeda Ultra Lite Sports Springs
BMC Black Mamba Hood
Painted On Stripes Buried in Clear Coat
Painted On Rocker Stripes Buried In Clear Coat
Shelby CS 69 Chrome Wheels
Nitto 315 NT05R Drag Radials
Barton Short Throw Shifter
Hurst T-Handle
Chrome Powder Coated Super Charger, Coolant Tanks, Fuse Box Cover & Battery Cover
Ford Racing Engine Caps & Coil Covers
VMP 67 Throttle Body
JLT 123mm CAI
Carroll Shelby AutoMeter A-Pillar Gauges

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She's a beauty!

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That's a hell of a car! I really like the snake inside the hood! That and the 845whp:devilish:. Does having that much on the block concern you? I've read that 800 is more or less the max for the 5.8 without engine work, but if it's working for you, it gives me hope. Lol!
 

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That's a hell of a car! I really like the snake inside the hood! That and the 845whp:devilish:. Does having that much on the block concern you? I've read that 800 is more or less the max for the 5.8 without engine work, but if it's working for you, it gives me hope. Lol!
Thank You. I was at 794rwp on 93 pump. I converted to E85 because it burns cooler to guard against detonation. On E85 it made 845rwp on the dyno. So I am definitely on the fence. I don’t beat on my car. I get on it for fun but I don’t push it to the limit. I’m like 70 years old so I just cruise and enjoy the ride. It never gets old like me! lol


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Thank You. I was at 794rwp on 93 pump. I converted to E85 because it burns cooler to guard against detonation. On E85 it made 845rwp on the dyno. So I am definitely on the fence. I don’t beat on my car. I get on it for fun but I don’t push it to the limit. I’m like 70 years old so I just cruise and enjoy the ride. It never gets old like me! lol


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Makes sense. I'll probably keep it around 800 then. I want cams and e85 as well, but I'll probably tune conservatively, for safety.
 
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Nice car, redbaron! Where are you located? I’m at 12 Mile and Woodward.
 

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Nice car, redbaron! Where are you located? I’m at 12 Mile and Woodward.
24 Mile & Hayes. Shelby Twp


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We are in a prime location for The Dream Cruise if you’re in the area for 2021!
 

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We are in a prime location for The Dream Cruise if you’re in the area for 2021!
I’ll be there. Keep me posted!


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