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ORANGE CRUSH
01-25-2011, 09:03 AM
Here is a link to everything you need or want to know about the new BOSS. Happy Reading!

This thing is Awsome! Just click on the links.

http://media.ford.com/mini_sites/10031/2012Boss302/

:thumbsup:

03 cobra toy
01-25-2011, 09:07 AM
Very Nice !!!! What a great track car !!

ORANGE CRUSH
01-27-2011, 11:32 PM
Looky looky at the Engine specs.

Some of the Boss-specific parts contributing to the Boss 302 V8’s output and durability include:

Revised composite intake system with shorter runners, inspired by Daytona Prototype racing engines, for high-rpm breathing
Forged aluminum pistons and upgraded sinter-forged connecting rods for improved strength, needed for the higher combustion pressures and engine speeds
New high-strength aluminum-alloy cylinder heads with fully CNC-machined ports and chambers for exceptional high-rpm airflow without sacrificing low-speed torque
Lightened valvetrain components to provide excellent dynamic performance up to speeds well above the engine redline
Sodium-filled exhaust valves for improved heat dissipation
Race-specification crankshaft main and rod bearings for higher load capability and improved high-speed durability
5W50 full-synthetic oil with engine oil cooler for improved oil pressure and longer-lasting lubrication during extreme racing conditions
Revised oil pan baffling for improved oil control under racing conditions and during cornering loads greater than 1.0 g
:burnout: :flash:

ORANGE CRUSH
02-26-2011, 01:42 AM
First video of the BOSS in action.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-H8zofXlTY&feature=player_embedded

Happy veiwing.

ORANGE CRUSH
02-26-2011, 01:47 AM
And the first BOSS on the Dyno............Sweet!!!!!!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XonbZwYcIM0


416hp @ 7550 RPM...........:thumbsup: At the rear wheels.... oh yeah!

03 cobra toy
02-26-2011, 08:47 AM
First video of the BOSS in action.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-H8zofXlTY&feature=player_embedded

Happy veiwing.






And the first BOSS on the Dyno............Sweet!!!!!!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XonbZwYcIM0


416hp @ 7550 RPM...........:thumbsup: At the rear wheels.... oh yeah!


Very Cool !!! :thumbsup:

ORANGE CRUSH
03-01-2011, 10:42 PM
Ok you can now build your own BOSS on the Ford web site.

http://www.ford.com/

Enjoy!

redlinedesire
03-03-2011, 07:21 PM
yep my sales guy has a orange due in .just not sure if i wanna wait to see if 2013 brings us grabber green .

cobrabitn
03-03-2011, 10:46 PM
I'm waiting to see what 2013 brings us, besides I hear a 2011 F-250 Diesel calling me.... :)

ORANGE CRUSH
03-07-2011, 07:26 PM
Ok you guys have got to see this from MotorTrend.

http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1102_2012_ford_mustang_boss_302_test/index.html

First Full Test by Motortend 0-60=4.0! 12.3@115!

This is awsome!

JoeJ
03-11-2011, 11:12 AM
Guys,

Check out this video about testing the Boss302S. Love the sound of that engine.

http://www.youtube.com/fordracingtv

ORANGE CRUSH
03-11-2011, 01:39 PM
That was awsome Joe thanks for sharing.

Andy M
03-11-2011, 01:52 PM
Man, the sound of that engine near redline is absolutely intoxicating! I can only imagine how good it sounds from within the cockpit! :bounce:

That is just Bad A$$! :thumbsup:

ORANGE CRUSH
03-23-2011, 11:35 PM
Well its on its way.....whooHoo...:woot:

Andy M
03-24-2011, 12:13 AM
Dude,

when will you get it?? I can't wait to see it! :bounce: :thumbsup:

ORANGE CRUSH
03-24-2011, 12:24 AM
Its on a rail car in Texas. I don't know exactly where but they said maybe some time next week.

ORANGE CRUSH
03-29-2011, 09:54 AM
Well the BOSS came in yesterday and I am going to pick it up this morning. I will give ya'll an update later today.

ORANGE CRUSH
03-29-2011, 04:07 PM
Its sitting in my garage and man it is awsome!

Andy M
03-29-2011, 04:52 PM
This post is USELESS without pics!!!!!!!!!! :rolleyes: :bounce:

Firme
03-29-2011, 06:36 PM
Where do we sign up for a ride? :bounce:

ORANGE CRUSH
03-30-2011, 12:08 AM
So I picked up the BOSS from the dealer today and had about an hour ride home on some decent roads. After I got home I took the wife and kid out for a ride and went down some better roads with more curves and yes I had to turn on the AC on because it got up to 80F today in Houston. The main thing I am going to compare it to, is my 04 Cobra that I have had for the pass 7 years and with 4 years of track duty.



First off is the looks, I happen to think it looks much better then the latter Mustangs. I like the color comb better with Ford using much more black then my CO Cobra. I really like the front grill, rims, tires, black out in the back, new mirrors, breaks, and splitter.



Second the interior – wow so much better than the 04. The fitment is unbelievable and everything seems to be much tighter. OMG the seats! I thought the Cobra seats where nice but these things are awesome. I never thought Ford would put Recaros in a Mustang. I went to start it up and when I pushed in the clutch I thought it was broken because it was so soft compared to the Cobra. The shifter was pretty impressive as well compared to my MGW. I don’t see how the after market could improve on it.



Checked out the spare tire and that was pretty cool with the pump and green slime.

Checked out the adjustable dampeners to what they were set on – 2 that was pretty cool too.

Checked out the oil cooler and tried to figure out how it was working. I love to see a flow diagram on that some day.



Now for the ride, I didn’t know how to act at first. I never drove a car without a throttle cable and it was a little different. I am used to driving a car with 500+ horse power so it seemed a little slow………at first! Once I got off the freeway and on to some back roads I got on it a little and man this thing came alive. It really kicked in over 5000RPM. It took me a while to get used to the shift points and clutch but at the end of the drive it felt great. I finally got into some corners and man this thing sticks. I got on it to see if it would break traction (traction control off) and the rear end planted, dug in and took off. I could not believe the traction on this thing, it is way better than the Cobra. It has to be the Torsen or the way Ford built the rear end but this thing just sticks.



The wife loved the seats and she commented on the road noise….to my supersize there was none, It was really quit inside. I just can’t believe the improvements Ford mead in 8 years. I may miss the big hit of the 584 HP of the Cobra but the ride, interior, exterior, and handling of the BOSS out weights the go fast stuff. Looking forward to taking out the side exhaust cut outs and installing the Track Key.

97CasperCobra
03-30-2011, 12:14 AM
PICS!!!....or I will ban :p

ORANGE CRUSH
03-30-2011, 01:30 AM
PICS!!!....or I will ban :p
Come over and take pics, then post them up for me and I'll give you a ride...:D

SuperG
03-30-2011, 08:11 AM
Wow, thanks for telling us your first ride impressions...can't wait to see it in person!

Andy M
03-30-2011, 09:07 AM
Come over and take pics, then post them up for me and I'll give you a ride...:D

I'm there! :bounce: what time should I be there?

93KingCobra
04-01-2011, 12:48 PM
Wow that's awesome Todd I cant wait to see it!!! :thumbsup:

redlinedesire
04-01-2011, 04:55 PM
if you want a better shifter, look into Barton shifter And bracket. I put one in my 5.0. awesome shifter

Andy M
04-01-2011, 07:20 PM
Check this out guys!! is that Todd driving?? :rolleyes:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxEhnugwzCc

97CasperCobra
04-01-2011, 07:42 PM
There's a car show at Gullo Ford tomorrow, you should bring the Boss out ;)

kencobra
04-01-2011, 09:11 PM
There's a car show at Gullo Ford tomorrow, you should bring the Boss out ;)
Anyone else going to this?

kencobra
04-01-2011, 09:41 PM
The Gullo show should be good but the show of the weekend is the Niftee 50ee's summer opening in Spring. This is a honest to goodness hot rod show and the best I have attended.. Last year opening had well over 500 cars (1979 and under). I think it was much better than the Autorama and really gives that nostalgia feeling, like the OLD DAYS.. There are many top notch cars including many Shelby's and customs. Those with newer cars have to park outside the event. Here is the link.

http://s4.photobucket.com/albums/y103/Niftee50ees/SHOW%20FLYERS/?action=view&current=Niftee50eesSaturdayFlier.jpg

ORANGE CRUSH
04-01-2011, 11:51 PM
There's a car show at Gullo Ford tomorrow, you should bring the Boss out ;)
Yeah thats where I got the car from and was told to go but I have to see whats going on tomorrow night.

97CasperCobra
04-02-2011, 08:32 AM
Gullo show starts at 9 and runs till 4. Niftee 50s starts at 6pm :D

Ken, you going to either???

kencobra
04-03-2011, 02:11 AM
Made it to both. There was some pure bad azz muscle at the Niftee's show but not as many cars as last year. I am guessing approx 300 - 350 cars. I thought that the folks at Gullo did a good job and there was approx 70 cars.

ORANGE CRUSH
04-14-2011, 08:43 PM
OK here are the pics.

Here she is coming off the truck at the dealer.

http://toddandrus.smugmug.com/Cars/The-BOSS/photo-1/1251939490_qBht6-M.jpg



http://toddandrus.smugmug.com/Cars/The-BOSS/photo-2/1251939569_bc2sW-M.jpg

ORANGE CRUSH
04-14-2011, 08:45 PM
Here are some more pics of it at the dealer with all the plastic still on it.

http://toddandrus.smugmug.com/Cars/The-BOSS/2011-03-2811-42-10612/1251939273_ZgdH4-M.jpg

http://toddandrus.smugmug.com/Cars/The-BOSS/2011-03-2811-42-27281/1251939371_aACJW-M.jpg


http://toddandrus.smugmug.com/Cars/The-BOSS/2011-03-2811-42-49548/1251986398_xA8ZZ-M.jpg

http://toddandrus.smugmug.com/Cars/The-BOSS/2011-03-2811-43-58625/1251986494_qaW7e-M.jpg

http://toddandrus.smugmug.com/Cars/The-BOSS/2011-03-2811-44-19557/1251986563_CpabY-M.jpg

http://toddandrus.smugmug.com/Cars/The-BOSS/contentmediaexternalimagesmedi/1251986640_26YAW-M.jpg

Levi
04-14-2011, 10:16 PM
SWEEEEET :thumbsup:

97CasperCobra
04-14-2011, 10:54 PM
Nice Todd, now time to detail it and get that rail dust out of the paint. ;)

ORANGE CRUSH
04-16-2011, 10:53 PM
Here she is all cleaned up and tucked away in the garage.

http://toddandrus.smugmug.com/Cars/The-BOSS/i-JFVnpPV/0/M/2011-04-01_14-59-41_887-M.jpg

http://toddandrus.smugmug.com/Cars/The-BOSS/i-j2HBFhX/0/M/2011-03-29_14-39-22_810-M.jpg

93KingCobra
04-17-2011, 12:25 PM
Wow that is awesome!!!!! :thumbsup:

cobrabitn
04-17-2011, 12:39 PM
Looks very good Todd!! :thumbsup:

ORANGE CRUSH
04-17-2011, 09:53 PM
Thanks Guys!

Evilcartman
04-22-2011, 11:38 PM
Video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDSsGcJYBb8&feature=channel_video_title)

Evilcartman
04-23-2011, 12:52 AM
Pictures (http://www.keithhicksphotography.com/Cars/2012-Mustang-Boss-302/16732684_gkvsGg#1262127171_tsJnBB8)

Levi
04-23-2011, 05:47 PM
:woot:

97CasperCobra
04-23-2011, 08:25 PM
Great pics and video Keith.....very nice Todd. Wonder if you'll still give me a point by ;-)

Levi
04-23-2011, 10:20 PM
Wonder if you'll still give me a point by ;-)

Never did and never will................................ :spank2:

cobrabitn
04-24-2011, 12:02 AM
Looks really good Todd, maybe even calendar material for next year! (Great video and pics Keith but then, that's what I expect from you!!) ;)

Evilcartman
04-24-2011, 11:42 AM
Thanks guys. I can't take much credit. It is easy to create good pics with such a nice subject. I just added more from yesterday.

93KingCobra
04-25-2011, 11:18 AM
Wow....those look great Keith!! Great color choice Todd :thumbsup:

Just added me some new desktop pics... :fordflag:

cobrabitn
04-25-2011, 12:40 PM
Mind if I use some of your photos Keith? :)

ORANGE CRUSH
04-25-2011, 09:00 PM
Awsome Keith Thanks!

cobrabitn
04-25-2011, 10:43 PM
Cough, cough...go here... http://www.svtcobraclub.com/mainpage.html :thumbsup:

ORANGE CRUSH
04-25-2011, 11:59 PM
Holy Crap! Car of the Month! Wow thanks Tony! Woooohoooo!

Ok you just made my week...:D

Sonic Blue
04-26-2011, 07:45 AM
You Da Man Todd!!!!

jimmysidecarr
05-05-2011, 11:41 AM
Tell me you aren't REALLY glad you already got your BOSS!! :eek: :(
Several BOSS 302s rumored to be damaged and destined for the crusher, replacements will have to be built for the owners.

No people injured that I know of. What a BUMMER! :(

http://forums.themustangsource.com/f813/train-wreck-heading-houston-494946/

http://www.gordon-elias.com/blog/2799/union-pacific-freight-train-derails-in-corsicana-tx/

http://corsicanadailysun.com/archive/x565221768/g000258000000000000deacc43a30b79c8d427bc1737b3ee1c535994d2e.jpg