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Old 01-15-2004, 02:03 PM   #21
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your car felt faster because you wanted it to

ever read that motor trend article "chips ahoy!" they've tested alot of chips, and alot of dyno'* to back up the BS claims. I never said they didn't help, just no where near there claims. you'd be LUCKY if a generic chip gave you in the range of 8-10hp. there are ways of making a car feel faster. like the viper module i think it was called. all it did was when you pushed the pedal down 20%, it told the car you did like 30% (no idea on the exact amount)

remember zmax? tons of people swore by it, later found out it was mineral oil.

i work for a electronics retailer. and its sad how many people swear by the monster 3 video cables, saying how much of a better picture you can get etc etc. tests have proven there no better than a mid line cable, its all snake oil

im not ripping on him, just trying to save him some money, spend it on worthwhile mods.
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or if you dont care about breaking stuff you can get some zex...
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or if you dont care about breaking stuff you can get some zex...
yeah right and blow my engine out thru my front bumper, no thank you, until I have the right equipment will I ever have nitrous.
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or if you dont care about breaking stuff you can get some zex...
yeah right and blow my engine out thru my front bumper, no thank you, until I have the right equipment will I ever have nitrous.
i don't think it would blow out the front bumper, the heads would propally go through the hood if you went insane though
 
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dude i was talking like 35-55hp, dry n2o isnt as dangerous as you would think (IMHO)
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I was traveling down college ave tonight, car hunting as usual, and I notice the headlights of a Focus in my rearview. I was hoping it was a really riced out Focus with full body kit and exhaust I could race, but it ended up being stock. So I doing the speed limit, 35, in the left lane of a 4 lane street, she comes up beside me on the right lane, and I see a girl in driver seat, she looked rather old, like in her forties, so I was like nah she isn't gonna go, so I played it cool. So she pulled ahead of my front bumper a little and I just eased my foot on the gas and easily got a lil ahead of her, then all of a sudden she mashes on the thing and get about a half car on me, so I was like ok, u wanna go? I stepped on the gas and easily cruised by her. Then I let down and she goes again, I was like all right, I'm gone this time, so I step on it and I am gone, while I am blowing by her, she mashes on it and tries to catch up to me, she never did, it was a *** handing if I ever saw one. I felt rather proud of myself and my car being the beast that she is and being 14 years old with 182,000 miles. I am sure the lady was like holy crap what just happened, I had him, damn that car is fast.

For a car that runs 9'* in 0-60 you sure are fast. I mean all those stickers, she must have $hit her pants when she saw your car.

Sorry, I just dont see how you think plugs, and a wing make you do 0-60 in mid 6'*

Damn I admit my car is slow as hell, and I KNOW for a fact, that a CAI, full exhaust, a chip, and new ignition system would make me run low 8'* if im lucky. Your car right now is about as equivalent as a stock 3.1L grand am from around 1994.
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I was traveling down college ave tonight, car hunting as usual, and I notice the headlights of a Focus in my rearview. I was hoping it was a really riced out Focus with full body kit and exhaust I could race, but it ended up being stock. So I doing the speed limit, 35, in the left lane of a 4 lane street, she comes up beside me on the right lane, and I see a girl in driver seat, she looked rather old, like in her forties, so I was like nah she isn't gonna go, so I played it cool. So she pulled ahead of my front bumper a little and I just eased my foot on the gas and easily got a lil ahead of her, then all of a sudden she mashes on the thing and get about a half car on me, so I was like ok, u wanna go? I stepped on the gas and easily cruised by her. Then I let down and she goes again, I was like all right, I'm gone this time, so I step on it and I am gone, while I am blowing by her, she mashes on it and tries to catch up to me, she never did, it was a *** handing if I ever saw one. I felt rather proud of myself and my car being the beast that she is and being 14 years old with 182,000 miles. I am sure the lady was like holy crap what just happened, I had him, damn that car is fast.

For a car that runs 9'* in 0-60 you sure are fast. I mean all those stickers, she must have $hit her pants when she saw your car.

Sorry, I just dont see how you think plugs, and a wing make you do 0-60 in mid 6'*

Damn I admit my car is slow as hell, and I KNOW for a fact, that a CAI, full exhaust, a chip, and new ignition system would make me run low 8'* if im lucky. Your car right now is about as equivalent as a stock 3.1L grand am from around 1994.

Okay, I've been trying to stay quiet... ...What are you Morons trying to do??? Get the Kill Stories shut down?? If that'* what you want, a simple statement in Suggestions will suffice. I have seen you people make some fairly rediculous claims that may or may not have been true. So what?!?

I think I can say fairly confidently that if you continue to ignore the admins/moderators of this forum, you are showing that you don't respect what we have here. This forum is successful thus far because of those guys. LISTEN TO THEM AND SHUT UP...
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What are you trying to say? What the hell is wrong with asking him how a Wing, exhaust, and stickers make him do 0-60 in 6.5s? Huh?

Im still waiting.

And you havent felt a pull until youve been in a NSX. 0-60 in under 4 secs, with 4 point racing harness........I wish I owned the car, but its my friends neighbours. Shame he sold it......ill try and get a pic up.....it was sick...

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What are you trying to say? What the hell is wrong with asking him how a Wing, exhaust, and stickers make him do 0-60 in 6.5s? Huh?

Im still waiting.

And you havent felt a pull until youve been in a NSX. 0-60 in under 4 secs, with 4 point racing harness........I wish I owned the car, but its my friends neighbours. Shame he sold it......ill try and get a pic up.....it was sick...
My dad'* Ford Torino did 0-60 in 4.4...My Torino did it in 5.8...My old Caprice with a 350 did it in 7. I've felt pull, dood...And I know difference from fast to moderate. 7 isn't slow.
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What are you trying to say? What the hell is wrong with asking him how a Wing, exhaust, and stickers make him do 0-60 in 6.5s? Huh?

Im still waiting.

And you havent felt a pull until youve been in a NSX. 0-60 in under 4 secs, with 4 point racing harness........I wish I owned the car, but its my friends neighbours. Shame he sold it......ill try and get a pic up.....it was sick...
My dad'* Ford Torino did 0-60 in 4.4...My Torino did it in 5.8...My old Caprice with a 350 did it in 7. I've felt pull, dood...And I know difference from fast to moderate. 7 isn't slow.
No,no hehe. I wasnt directing towards you. And sorry, sub 5 sec* not 4, LOL
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