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  1. #11
    Quote Originally Posted by Hoover View Post
    ...When is the Ford GT supposed to race next?
    I think at Sebring, March 16-19, the next IMSA race.
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  2. #12
    Quote Originally Posted by cooch8c View Post
    What engine are the Fords running?
    The Ford 3.5L TT Ecoboost V6, limited to about 500HP in IMSA, but speculated to make 630HP in the 2017 street car.
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    Porsche 996TSCab, Protomotive (Protosport) 4.0L, TurboRSRCabriolet, 93 Octane and E85, Bilstein PSS10 S/S, 800-1,000HP.
    Audi RS4, MTM Lysholm Opcon twin-screw SC, Laminova A/W IC, Ohlins/Hotchkis, 540HP, "The Cherry Bomb."
    Audi R8 V10, ESS Tuning Whipple 2.9L twin-screw SC, GMG Racing exhaust/130R wheels, H&R lowering springs, Sprint Booster, 760HP, "The Silver Bullet."

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    The V6 Ecoboost engines in Team Ganassi's two Prototypes use about 75% of production line parts, quite impressive for a pure racing engine.

    A couple of pictures from my son Derek at the 24....................

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    Does anyone know what was altered on/in the ecoboost engine internally? I've heard various stories....
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    Specs

    Here are some specs from 2015

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    Roush Yates builds them. This might answer some of your questions:

    http://www.hotrod.com/features/1505-...ds-all-new-gt/

  7. #17
    Quote Originally Posted by caccobra View Post
    Roush Yates builds them. This might answer some of your questions:

    http://www.hotrod.com/features/1505-...ds-all-new-gt/
    So that 1000HP dyno pull sounds like a good starting point for tuners.....
    Noble M400, Hooverized, 515RWHP/516RWlb-ft (93 octane), 572RWHP/537RWlb-ft (100 octane), "M600/The Black and Blue Beast."
    Porsche 993TT, Protomotive (Protosport) 3.8L, Mahle P/C, GT2 EVO cams, GT3076, 997GT3RSRCup brakes, H&R Clubsport S/S, 650-700HP.
    Porsche 996TSCab, Protomotive (Protosport) 4.0L, TurboRSRCabriolet, 93 Octane and E85, Bilstein PSS10 S/S, 800-1,000HP.
    Audi RS4, MTM Lysholm Opcon twin-screw SC, Laminova A/W IC, Ohlins/Hotchkis, 540HP, "The Cherry Bomb."
    Audi R8 V10, ESS Tuning Whipple 2.9L twin-screw SC, GMG Racing exhaust/130R wheels, H&R lowering springs, Sprint Booster, 760HP, "The Silver Bullet."

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    That's crank HP.... Right?

    What gear box will hold that????!
    Last edited by Hoover; 02-01-16 at 04:23 PM.
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