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View Poll Results: Low end power, or Top end power?
Low end (LG3, LN3, S1 "L27, L67&quot 18 39.13%
Top end (S2 "L36, L67&quot 20 43.48%
N* owner 4 8.70%
Other 4 8.70%
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Old 10-29-2007, 02:21 PM   #11
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Remembering back, my S1 and S2 were pretty similar off the low end with the exception of torque management. Which if launched properly..would not kick in.

The only real difference I remember being stock for stock was that the S2 had longer legs than the S1 on the highway.

As for my current mod level..Definately the best of it all.

Do I vote other?
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Old 10-29-2007, 02:37 PM   #12
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I actually think that my car has good low to top end power range.. That being said, I love my mid to top end pull. It'* sexy!
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I've found my top end to be similar, of not slightly better than a stock S2, but it feels lacking to me compared to the low end.
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I am still trying to find out how to squeeze more Top end out of my car. I would vote other ...
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Other, both?

It depends on what I build the car for.

On the street the low end torque and wide flat curve is my preference. Unless you do a lot of freeway driving you will spend most of your time in the low to mid range. On the freeway long gears can make up for most of the soft high end by keeping the reves in the middle of the torque curve.

The under construction race car on the other hand will not even start to breath until 4000rpm and will pull past 8000rpm. With a close ratio transaxle and under 2000lb it will still be decent off the line and scary from 6K to 7.5Krpm.
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I chose top-end :P
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I wasn't sure how to vote.

The Series II motors have top end, but they really don't sacrifice much in the bottom end either. Best compromise of both, in my opinion.

That said, I'm really not all about winding up my engines to the redline anyway, so the L27 is just about right for me.
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I wasn't sure how to vote.

The Series II motors have top end, but they really don't sacrifice much in the bottom end either. Best compromise of both, in my opinion.

That said, I'm really not all about winding up my engines to the redline anyway, so the L27 is just about right for me.
I'm getting a little off topic here..

But I agree with you...

It is good to run the motor out once in a while... But all of the time and you will pay the premium sooner or later.. I was lucky to make it to 161k the way I drive..

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Dang, I just realized too that I do like top end also :(

There is nothing like smoking an idiot in the SHO on the highway

But I will go ahead and stick with low end.
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my car had no top end before the headers..but now its great...
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