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A friend recently sent his 2007 GT 500 to Shelby for a "Super Snake" update. The pics below are of the process and final result. It was delivered last week and is incredible.























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nice!
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Must be nice to have the extra cash.
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Must be nice to have the extra cash.
Glad to see people spending money.
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Sweet. Toured the shop 1.5 yrs ago - there didnt seem to be any shortage of cars waiting...

edit: actually, now that I remember it, "toured" is over-doing it. They basically allow you to stand in the doorway.
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edit: actually, now that I remember it, "toured" is over-doing it. They basically allow you to stand in the doorway.


$10k deposit required to discuss the options and packages.... No kidding either....
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Nice, what all did they do and what did that end up costing(ballpark)

Like that interior
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Originally Posted by tprice View Post
Nice, what all did they do and what did that end up costing(ballpark)

Like that interior
$30k roughly. Here's what he got: He opted for the 725HP package.

The GT500 Super Snake package, which will be installed at the Shelby factory includes:

Ford Racing Supercharger upgrade kit producing 725 horsepower
6-speed manual transmission with a Ford Racing short-throw shifter and 3.73:1 rear axle ratio
JBA manifold and back system for the 725 horsepower option
Engine dress up kit including billet aluminum fluid caps and dip stick handle
Ford Racing suspension tuning including dynamic adjustable dampers, lowering springs, tuned stabilizer bars, and front strut tower brace
Exclusive Shelby- Alcoa 20-inch forged wheels with Super Snake center caps
Shelby / Baer 6 piston forged front brakes calipers with cross drilled and vented rotors all around
Front and rear brake cooling ducts
Side scoops, carbon fiber front fascia splitter, mirror covers and rocker panels
Classic Shelby design hood with functional scoops
Super Snake exclusive striping
Shelby lettering across the front edge of hood and rear deck lid and 'Super Snake' badges
Center cluster with Carroll Shelby signature gauges for boost, fuel pressure and oil pressure
Shelby embroidered headrests, Super Snake door sill plates, aluminum map light accent, floor mats and other exclusive components
Official Shelby CSM dash plate
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Yeah but it still a Mustang, I doubt it can hang with a stock Z06 in any performance measure.
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Originally Posted by MacCTD View Post
Yeah but it still a Mustang,
Exactly...and with lots of cheese. Kind of silly IMO, but to each his own. Flame on...
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Exactly...and with lots of cheese. Kind of silly IMO, but to each his own. Flame on...
What he said....NICE looking ride, but a 75K Mustang?
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Yeah but it still a Mustang, I doubt it can hang with a stock Z06 in any performance measure.
Don't know about that. Big HP difference (550 v 725 I think), but I have no idea if this car can put it to the street. Sure would be fun to find out though....
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The Mustang was never designed, nor intended to compete with the Z06. It was intended to compete with the Camaro/Trans Am.

I like it! Certainly has more "style" than a Z06. I have a friend who has an '06 Saleen Mustang with 500 hp. I can't imagine it with 725hp!!

Nice job!
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That's a beautiful piece of work, Jeff. Does he do his own tire shopping, or did Shelby make suggestions based on what their research has learned?
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I can't imagine what it must cost to insure a car like that.
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wait 10 years and see what car sells for more

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Okay, here goes. Horsepower numbers are for bragging rights. Taking it to the track is real.

There's an owner of a family run speed shop that runs a 65 Mustang with a 289 motor with the factory four barrel carb and runs in the 10 second bracket. No power adders, nitrous, superchargers, turbos, etc., just one carb. I'm sure there are other makes of cars that are equally as fast or faster.

I've visited that Shelby museum/shop a couple of years ago. Amazing collection of cars there!
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Originally Posted by MacCTD View Post
Yeah but it still a Mustang, I doubt it can hang with a stock Z06 in any performance measure.
You should look up some performance figures on it. 12.0 quarter mile on street tires. Would easily go 10's on slicks. .93g in the turns on street tires.

Nearly as much HP at the back tires that a new Z06 puts out at the crank.

Your chevy love is showing.

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Wow... MUSTANG!!!

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