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#1 302 Hi Pro

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Posted 31 March 2017 - 08:54 AM

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Edited by 302 Hi Pro, 02 April 2017 - 07:12 PM.

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#2 302 Hi Pro

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Posted 31 March 2017 - 10:09 AM

I own an awesome 2012 Kona Blue Boss 302, (with a few tasteful mods), that is a pure Detroit American Muscle Car! In my area, I have 3 Drag Race Tracks, the oldest and less kept but once famous in the 1960's is Atco Dragway, Atco, NJ, other more modern tracks are Old Bridge Twp RaceWay Park, Englishtown NJ, and perhaps the best track, Maple Grove Raceway, Mohnton, PA

More info here:

Atco/Atco Dragway: http://atcodragway.rocks/

RaceWay Park, (Englishtown): http://www.etownraceway.com/

Maple Grove Raceway: http://www.maplegroveraceway.com/

Who is running the Quarter this spring in the tri-state area?
Be safe: Have fun, be Quick,
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2012 KB Boss 302 MC: 500A | Boss Production Line Assembly Number 2800. Vehicle Special Ordered with Recaro Sport Seats & 3.73:1 Torsen Option | Engine: FRPP 84.5MM TB, Peterson CJ Vent Can, TracKey Activated, AirAid CF PJ CAI, FRPP 84.5MM TB | Drivetrain: AE 4.0" Aluminum DS, MGW Gen 3 Race Spec Shifter, GT500 Clutch Pedal Box, FRPP Stainless Clutch Line, Dedicated Clutch Fluid Reservoir, FRPP Trans Cooler Scoop. | Exhaust: Silver Ceramic Kooks Super Street Headers, MagnaFlow Street/Comp 3.0" SS CB X-Pipe System, Open Kooks SS Boss Side Pipes. | Suspension: FRPP "T" Springs (alternate Steeda Boss Rear Springs), Koni Sports (Yellow) Adjustable Struts/Shocks, Steeda HD Camber Plates, Cortex Watts Link, Steeda Billet KB Poly/Spherical LCA's, KB LCA Relo Brkts, Steeda Adj. UCA & Energy Suspension Sys. Upper Diff Housing Bush, OEM Boss Rear Sway Bar | FRPP GT500 Forged wheels, (19X9.0 F & 19X10.0" R) | Brakes: FRPP Boss 302 Cooling Duct Kit, Steeda SS/Kevlar Brake Lines, GT500 13.8" Rear Rotors, GT500 Rear Brake Pads, Dot 4 Motul 600 HT Fluid | Body: FRPP Boss 302S Grill, FRPP Boss 302 LS Front Splitter, FRPP GT500 Rear Spoiler & Serviceable Gurney Strip, BFR Front Tow Hook, Jacking Plates, 3M Window Tint, (35/20), OEM Boss 302 Floor Mats & Boss 302 Car Cover, Pioneer TS-D6802R Speaker System, Auto Dim, Home Link & Compass Mirror. Notes: Current Intake System - Ram Air thru Front Grill Fog Light, OEM CAI Box and AEM Aluminum Intake Tube with Drop-In High Flow Filter. In Testing Spring 2016. SCT-X4 Tuner used exclusively for Data-Logging AFR/Timing Curves Only. FRPP TracKey is Preferred PCM Tune.


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Posted 31 March 2017 - 10:29 AM

I have some fond memories at Englishtown and the Summer Nations that the NHRA use to run there. Running the quarter mile in my '69 Boss and then drinking beer into the wee hours in the morning and watching the sun come up on the Atlantic Ocean on the beach in Manasquan. Since I caught the road course bug, I have little interest in running the straight line these days but if I were back there today, I'd run it for old tyme sakes. Never ran at any of those other tracks and am not ever sure they were all around in 1975. 


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Posted 31 March 2017 - 01:15 PM

I read on the innerweb that our cars are not consider a muscle car. Being that a muscle car means a straight line car. A mustang was considered a pony car. Which means that its meant for turning on a road coarse. The only car built today as per the innerweb is the Dodge Hellcat and soon to be Demon. They were built with huge horse power and the demon will come with drag radials and a trans brake. It's only job is the 1/4 mile in comfort. These options are not found on a road coarse car and only a Drag car with muscle. The most important factor is that the Demon is street legal not like the Copo or Cobra Jet. 

I cant remember where I read this but it wasn't that long ago. 

What say the members..... Mustang = pony car or Muscle car. This means how it came from the factory. You can build anything into anything. My vote is the Mustang is the creator of the PONY CAR!!

I goggled Pony Car and this is what popped up....https://www.bing.com...26245D1680E8C02


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#5 Rich B.

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Posted 31 March 2017 - 04:37 PM

Yes, have heard the term "Pony Car" in the past also but not so inexpensive or economy wise these days. Believe to be considered a muscle car it needs to be a certain HP to weight ratio. https://en.m.wikiped...wiki/Muscle_car. Think it may be a pony muscle car from list at bottom. Good topic, in learning mode......

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#6 302 Hi Pro

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Posted 31 March 2017 - 07:26 PM

I read on the innerweb that our cars are not consider a muscle car. Being that a muscle car means a straight line car. A mustang was considered a pony car. Which means that its meant for turning on a road coarse. The only car built today as per the innerweb is the Dodge Hellcat and soon to be Demon. They were built with huge horse power and the demon will come with drag radials and a trans brake. It's only job is the 1/4 mile in comfort. These options are not found on a road coarse car and only a Drag car with muscle. The most important factor is that the Demon is street legal not like the Copo or Cobra Jet. 
I cant remember where I read this but it wasn't that long ago. 
What say the members..... Mustang = pony car or Muscle car. This means how it came from the factory. You can build anything into anything. My vote is the Mustang is the creator of the PONY CAR!!
I goggled Pony Car and this is what popped up....https://www.bing.com...26245D1680E8C02


Ginger:

With the reintroduction of the 2012 Mustang Boss 302, Ford Racing assisted Donald Farr in publishing a new Boss 302 book. The title is: "Mustang Boss 302 - From Racing Legend to Modern Muscle Car".

My reference to my 2012 KB Boss 302 as an American Detroit Muscle Car is based in part on this book, but mostly it's due to the Boss 302 Hi Po U-Code engine under the hood.

If you need a sidebar on this or any other topic, please feel free to send me a PM.
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Edited by 302 Hi Pro, 11 April 2017 - 04:54 AM.

2012 KB Boss 302 MC: 500A | Boss Production Line Assembly Number 2800. Vehicle Special Ordered with Recaro Sport Seats & 3.73:1 Torsen Option | Engine: FRPP 84.5MM TB, Peterson CJ Vent Can, TracKey Activated, AirAid CF PJ CAI, FRPP 84.5MM TB | Drivetrain: AE 4.0" Aluminum DS, MGW Gen 3 Race Spec Shifter, GT500 Clutch Pedal Box, FRPP Stainless Clutch Line, Dedicated Clutch Fluid Reservoir, FRPP Trans Cooler Scoop. | Exhaust: Silver Ceramic Kooks Super Street Headers, MagnaFlow Street/Comp 3.0" SS CB X-Pipe System, Open Kooks SS Boss Side Pipes. | Suspension: FRPP "T" Springs (alternate Steeda Boss Rear Springs), Koni Sports (Yellow) Adjustable Struts/Shocks, Steeda HD Camber Plates, Cortex Watts Link, Steeda Billet KB Poly/Spherical LCA's, KB LCA Relo Brkts, Steeda Adj. UCA & Energy Suspension Sys. Upper Diff Housing Bush, OEM Boss Rear Sway Bar | FRPP GT500 Forged wheels, (19X9.0 F & 19X10.0" R) | Brakes: FRPP Boss 302 Cooling Duct Kit, Steeda SS/Kevlar Brake Lines, GT500 13.8" Rear Rotors, GT500 Rear Brake Pads, Dot 4 Motul 600 HT Fluid | Body: FRPP Boss 302S Grill, FRPP Boss 302 LS Front Splitter, FRPP GT500 Rear Spoiler & Serviceable Gurney Strip, BFR Front Tow Hook, Jacking Plates, 3M Window Tint, (35/20), OEM Boss 302 Floor Mats & Boss 302 Car Cover, Pioneer TS-D6802R Speaker System, Auto Dim, Home Link & Compass Mirror. Notes: Current Intake System - Ram Air thru Front Grill Fog Light, OEM CAI Box and AEM Aluminum Intake Tube with Drop-In High Flow Filter. In Testing Spring 2016. SCT-X4 Tuner used exclusively for Data-Logging AFR/Timing Curves Only. FRPP TracKey is Preferred PCM Tune.


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Posted 01 April 2017 - 10:52 AM

https://images-na.ss...04,203,200_.jpg

The above link is to the book cover Ford Motor Company sent us in our Boss 302 Owners Kit.

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Edited by 302 Hi Pro, 11 April 2017 - 04:56 AM.

2012 KB Boss 302 MC: 500A | Boss Production Line Assembly Number 2800. Vehicle Special Ordered with Recaro Sport Seats & 3.73:1 Torsen Option | Engine: FRPP 84.5MM TB, Peterson CJ Vent Can, TracKey Activated, AirAid CF PJ CAI, FRPP 84.5MM TB | Drivetrain: AE 4.0" Aluminum DS, MGW Gen 3 Race Spec Shifter, GT500 Clutch Pedal Box, FRPP Stainless Clutch Line, Dedicated Clutch Fluid Reservoir, FRPP Trans Cooler Scoop. | Exhaust: Silver Ceramic Kooks Super Street Headers, MagnaFlow Street/Comp 3.0" SS CB X-Pipe System, Open Kooks SS Boss Side Pipes. | Suspension: FRPP "T" Springs (alternate Steeda Boss Rear Springs), Koni Sports (Yellow) Adjustable Struts/Shocks, Steeda HD Camber Plates, Cortex Watts Link, Steeda Billet KB Poly/Spherical LCA's, KB LCA Relo Brkts, Steeda Adj. UCA & Energy Suspension Sys. Upper Diff Housing Bush, OEM Boss Rear Sway Bar | FRPP GT500 Forged wheels, (19X9.0 F & 19X10.0" R) | Brakes: FRPP Boss 302 Cooling Duct Kit, Steeda SS/Kevlar Brake Lines, GT500 13.8" Rear Rotors, GT500 Rear Brake Pads, Dot 4 Motul 600 HT Fluid | Body: FRPP Boss 302S Grill, FRPP Boss 302 LS Front Splitter, FRPP GT500 Rear Spoiler & Serviceable Gurney Strip, BFR Front Tow Hook, Jacking Plates, 3M Window Tint, (35/20), OEM Boss 302 Floor Mats & Boss 302 Car Cover, Pioneer TS-D6802R Speaker System, Auto Dim, Home Link & Compass Mirror. Notes: Current Intake System - Ram Air thru Front Grill Fog Light, OEM CAI Box and AEM Aluminum Intake Tube with Drop-In High Flow Filter. In Testing Spring 2016. SCT-X4 Tuner used exclusively for Data-Logging AFR/Timing Curves Only. FRPP TracKey is Preferred PCM Tune.


#8 302 Hi Pro

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Posted 01 April 2017 - 12:50 PM

Please see revised OP #1

2012 KB Boss 302 MC: 500A | Boss Production Line Assembly Number 2800. Vehicle Special Ordered with Recaro Sport Seats & 3.73:1 Torsen Option | Engine: FRPP 84.5MM TB, Peterson CJ Vent Can, TracKey Activated, AirAid CF PJ CAI, FRPP 84.5MM TB | Drivetrain: AE 4.0" Aluminum DS, MGW Gen 3 Race Spec Shifter, GT500 Clutch Pedal Box, FRPP Stainless Clutch Line, Dedicated Clutch Fluid Reservoir, FRPP Trans Cooler Scoop. | Exhaust: Silver Ceramic Kooks Super Street Headers, MagnaFlow Street/Comp 3.0" SS CB X-Pipe System, Open Kooks SS Boss Side Pipes. | Suspension: FRPP "T" Springs (alternate Steeda Boss Rear Springs), Koni Sports (Yellow) Adjustable Struts/Shocks, Steeda HD Camber Plates, Cortex Watts Link, Steeda Billet KB Poly/Spherical LCA's, KB LCA Relo Brkts, Steeda Adj. UCA & Energy Suspension Sys. Upper Diff Housing Bush, OEM Boss Rear Sway Bar | FRPP GT500 Forged wheels, (19X9.0 F & 19X10.0" R) | Brakes: FRPP Boss 302 Cooling Duct Kit, Steeda SS/Kevlar Brake Lines, GT500 13.8" Rear Rotors, GT500 Rear Brake Pads, Dot 4 Motul 600 HT Fluid | Body: FRPP Boss 302S Grill, FRPP Boss 302 LS Front Splitter, FRPP GT500 Rear Spoiler & Serviceable Gurney Strip, BFR Front Tow Hook, Jacking Plates, 3M Window Tint, (35/20), OEM Boss 302 Floor Mats & Boss 302 Car Cover, Pioneer TS-D6802R Speaker System, Auto Dim, Home Link & Compass Mirror. Notes: Current Intake System - Ram Air thru Front Grill Fog Light, OEM CAI Box and AEM Aluminum Intake Tube with Drop-In High Flow Filter. In Testing Spring 2016. SCT-X4 Tuner used exclusively for Data-Logging AFR/Timing Curves Only. FRPP TracKey is Preferred PCM Tune.


#9 ShelBoss

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 12:58 AM

I read on the innerweb that our cars are not consider a muscle car. Being that a muscle car means a straight line car. A mustang was considered a pony car. Which means that its meant for turning on a road coarse. The only car built today as per the innerweb is the Dodge Hellcat and soon to be Demon. They were built with huge horse power and the demon will come with drag radials and a trans brake. It's only job is the 1/4 mile in comfort. These options are not found on a road coarse car and only a Drag car with muscle. The most important factor is that the Demon is street legal not like the Copo or Cobra Jet. 

I cant remember where I read this but it wasn't that long ago. 

What say the members..... Mustang = pony car or Muscle car. This means how it came from the factory. You can build anything into anything. My vote is the Mustang is the creator of the PONY CAR!!

I goggled Pony Car and this is what popped up....https://www.bing.com...26245D1680E8C02

 

Ginger,

 

In order to properly define the subject, you really must consider where this vernacular came from and the times in which it appeared in the pop culture.  That is to say, you need to examine the terms Pony Car and Muscle Car in proper context.

 

The term "pony car" was coined by an automotive journalist in 1966 or 1967 (I forgot who) when General Motors, Chrysler and eventually American Motors copied the Ford Mustang over the next few years.  Pony Car meant a car like the Mustang - specifically long hood, short deck, and sporty; just look at the Camaro, Firebird, Barracuda, Javelin, AMX, and Challenger.   You could also cite the unibody construction, floor mounted shifter, front bucket seats virtually no room in the back, and an array of performance options.  Seriously, it's the sincerest form of flattery: 50+ years after the Mustang's introduction it's still the sales leader in its segment and they're still trying to copy it.  Some would even add the 1970-81 Datsun 240-60-80Z to the list imitators, as well as the recent Hyundai Genesis.  They're all Pony Cars.

 

The term "muscle car" was coined to describe the 1949 Oldsmobile Rocket 88 - so named for it's 303 cubic inch over-head valve engine (which developed a whopping 135 hp and 283 ft-lbs of torque).  The car was reasonably light and fast for it's day.  And it was an entirely American phenomenon;  there were no European cars like it.  They were generally a performance variant of a mid-sized 2-door model, at an affordable price  - compared to expensive "sports cars" and "GT cars".  One might cite the increasing popularity of Stock Car racing duing the 1950s (thank you Bill France for recognizing the need and creating NASCAR).  Whether racing pushed the development of more and more powerful engines - or - the development of more and more powerful engines supported / drove the country's increasing fascination with stock car racing, the Big Three (GM, Ford, Chrysler) had started to produce performance models by the end of the 1950s, and continued to escalate into the 1960s.  Consider Ford's 352 CID engine introduced in 1958 had sparked the whole "FE" engine family and was bored and stroked to 427 CID by 1963.  A similar thing was happening with Chevy, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick, Dodge, Chrysler, and Plymouth.  And let's not forget the Chrysler Hemi was created in the 1950's  as well.  These larger and more powerful motors .  Muscle cars were often packaged around an engine.  Typically people think of the following cars as Muscle Cars: Chevelles / Malibus, Skylarks (Gran Sport Stage I), Cutlass (442), Tempest (GTO)s, Chargers, Satellites (GTX), Dusters (Demon), Falcon, Fairlanes, Torinos, and Montegos  They're all Muscle Cars.

 

Where I think the links you've suggested are wrong is the notion that a Mustang can't be a Pony Car AND a Muscle Car at the same time.  It can; it all depends on how it's equipped.  Consider the 1969 Mustang: the Boss 429 w/Boss 429, Mach I w/428CJ are definitely Muscle Cars.  Yet a Mach I with a 351W or coupe with a 6-cylinder probably wouldn't be cast as a muscle car.  And a '69 Boss 302 was specifically designed for road racing, .  Similarly, a big-block Camaro, Firebird, Challenger, Cuda, Charger, Javelin, Cutlass, Skylark or a Corvette would also have to be considered Muscle Cars.  And yet, we would call any Camaro, Firebird, Challenger, Cuda, or Javelin a Pony Car.

 

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 03:23 AM

I'm just flabbergasted by the turn of events or turn out on subject. Wonder what the definition of Pony is? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pony Lol, pretty close.

Edited by Rich B., 06 April 2017 - 03:24 AM.


#11 LSECO

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 03:52 AM

The neighbors have a pony. It can be described as "HYPER"!! Aren't all horses considered ponies, when small and young ?
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(just a SMIDGEON of mods compared to most of "MY BOSSBROS") All LS take-off parts are packaged up..... There is no such thing as a "REGULAR" Boss !!   :rockon:   


                                 

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 08:13 AM

Kids call it a race car. That always makes me smile!

 

Adults look at it and call it a "Damn" car. Like when they see it, they step back and go: "Damn!"

 

Technicalities aside, I think I'll call it a Pony Muscle car or would it be a Muscle Pony car? 


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#13 Rich B.

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 10:03 AM

LoL TS, only you could think of that cache. Last year I had a family of secret admirers when I did my grand finalie last tank fill up for the season.

Was across the street after and they were there also, struck up a conversation; never noticed them getting fuel when I was. So the husband asked me what did it $$, mentioned something like car payments must be a killer. So told him $50K including hidden fees (registration was over $1K in ME), taxes, insurance 1st yr. and so forth. And payments? Told him I didn't know, never had any ( have had more than my share in the past, no worries there), he appeared astonished. Went on my way to the pet store, have fish in "Man Cave" Attached File  image.jpeg   139.87KB   0 downloads

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#14 rickshaw

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Posted 07 April 2017 - 12:09 PM

The original Pony car!

 

Here's a pic of my brother in law sculpting the first pony emblem change:

 

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#15 TMSBOSS

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 03:31 PM

Not sure if my Boss is a pony or a muscle car. Frankly I Don't Care.

Labeling my Boss indicates it's here to impress a crowd. It's Mine, I like it. That's enough for me.....should be enough for the masses.

Don't like my car....don't drive it, drive your own. Allow others to enjoy without having to take a side.

I think we can all agree we can have different cars and different opinions and still get along.

Reading through the different posts I do have some advice for some. Grow a thicker skin. Then go out and drive your car.
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#16 TymeSlayer

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 07:11 AM

Amen Brother!


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FRPP 84.5MM Throttle Body / 302S Bumpsteer Kit / FR500S Front Wheel Hub and Rear Wheel Studs / Front Brake Cooling Ducts / LS Dash Gauges / LS Pedestal Spoiler / Recaro Seats/ Stainless Steel Clutch Line / T-Springs / Torsen Differential / TracKey -  BFR Aluminum Rear Brake Caliper Bracket / Fire Extinguisher Mount / Front Tow Hook Kit - BMR A-Arms / Front Drive Shaft Safety Loop / K-Member / Lower Control Arms / Radiator Support / Upper Control Arms / Watts Link - ForgeStar CF5V Matte Black – Mickey Thompson Street Comps - Hawk High Performance Ceramic Pads  - DBA Slotted Rotors - Goodridge Stainless Steel Brake Lines - Kooks Shorty’s Headers / Boss 302 Side Pipes – Borla ATAKs Axle Backs / 2-3/4” Over Axle – MRT H-Pipes -QTP Electric Cutouts - Driveshaft Shop One Piece Aluminum Driveshaft - Airaid Parnelli Jones Cold Air Intake - CoolTech Boss 302 Oil Cooler with T-Stat / 6PT Harness Belts and Clips - Corbeau Harness Bar - Peterson Air-Oil Separator - Moroso Overflow Tank - SPEC Stage 2+ Clutch Kit / Lightweight Steel Flywheel - MGW Race Spec Shifter - Koni Yellow Sports - Maximum Motorsport Caster-Camber Plates  - Aggressor Airflow Engraved Front Splitter

 

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#17 302 Hi Pro

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Posted 11 April 2017 - 04:44 AM

As Members of this Forum we should be here to share our common interest and ownership experience in celebration of the S197 Mustang Boss 302. The car we all love should be our focus, not other Members. Ask yourself this question: Do I strive to support and help others with my Boss 302 knowledge and experiences? It should really be that simple.

This Boss 302 Forum and Club is dedicated to celebrating the Ford Mustang Boss 302. It is also a Forum to meet others and to forge friendships and bonds that could last a life time.

We have a great Forum here because we have great Members who seek to share and help others.

I would invite each of you to share your ownership experiences, share your knowledge, greet new Members and above all, be kind to one another.

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