has anyone raced? - Page 5 - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


General GM Chat When starting new posts, please specify YEAR, MAKE, MODEL, ENGINE type, and whatever modifications you have made. Chat about all things GM (and related cars). Off-topic stuff should be in the Lounge, and all Model specific mechanical problems should be posted in the proper forum.

Closed Thread
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-22-2003, 02:59 PM   #41
Junior Member
Posts like a Ricer Type-R
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
willwren is on a distinguished road
Default

Unique. Nobody but you is bringing up your disability, and nobody here has ever met you, so they can't be using that against you.

Secondly, you have your Impalas mixed up. The newer impalas are 3800 powered, and are a bit heavier than your car.

This was a simple matter of you not understanding that Impalas made a major change between 96 and 97.

This is another example of why Kills may be 'Killed'. There will be no more negative comments by anyone here. That goes for all of you.
willwren is offline  
Old 12-22-2003, 03:38 PM   #42
Senior Member
Posts like a Northstar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 560
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
mikey is on a distinguished road
Default

for the impala though, the 94-96 had the lt1, and 2000+ had the 3400 (not dohc, gagt motor) for the base, 3800 for the "LS" and finally....L67 for the SS. the 3400 ones are only a little bit slower than the 3800'*, not a whole lot, but noticible
mikey is offline  
Old 12-22-2003, 05:15 PM   #43
Member
Posts like a V-Tak
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Posts: 45
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
94SuperWhiteLight is on a distinguished road
Default

All I can say is WOW!

My two cents on this matter are:

I owned a 96 Impala before I bought my 94 SSEi. As far as the driving experience, the Impala kicked some serious a** on the freeway and on top end! The car drove like a dream and I think even handled better than my Bonneville! (Stock) My Bonneville, however, has way more off the line! I have raced some stock Impalas (94-96) and some built ones. The stock ones get roasted off the line until the Impala reaches it'* upper R'*. So that is my first thing........

Secondly, the car is rear wheel drive. I had brand new meats on all around and no matter what you do, the tires spin. That is a big advantage to the front wheel drive SSEi.

If you get the Impala to plant, I think it may just take off and get ahead.

Either way, I think the best kill I saw was from a guy in Vegas that has a twin turbo 96 Impala and of course some engine work, and I believe he ended up taking a pink from a turbo Supra! Not bad for a car that is around 6000lbs (estimate).
94SuperWhiteLight is offline  
Old 12-22-2003, 05:27 PM   #44
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 7,262
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
ssesc93 is on a distinguished road
Default

I just have to say as long as your car runs then be happy!
ssesc93 is offline  
Old 12-22-2003, 05:32 PM   #45
Member
Posts like a V-Tak
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Posts: 45
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
94SuperWhiteLight is on a distinguished road
Default

Exactly!!
94SuperWhiteLight is offline  
Old 12-22-2003, 05:35 PM   #46
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Posts: 7,551
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
SSsuperchargedEi is on a distinguished road
Default

i had to rent a (2000) LS Impala w/3400 before. wow, that thing was a pig. i guess 170hp(not sure of that one) and 3700 lbs dont mix well. it didnt do anything well but it was brand spaking new at the time we rented it so it was in nice shape...
SSsuperchargedEi is offline  
Old 12-22-2003, 05:36 PM   #47
Sol
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 8,909
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Sol is on a distinguished road
Default

I was in my friend'* Impala 3400 once. That thing had decent pickup. A good car for the average driver.
Sol is offline  
Old 12-23-2003, 11:58 AM   #48
Senior Member
True Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
GAMEOVER's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Racine Wi
Posts: 5,146
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
GAMEOVER is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dbtk2
Thanks mikey, I needed to see someone say that.

It is a shame to see someone overreact like that because we doubt something they claimed...I hate to see it.

Anyways, back to the original topic. I am wondering how you came up with the Impala SS and Grand National together, they are completely different cars, with completely different performance levels. Would you like to fill me in on this?

Shawn

well shawn those are my dream cars(check out my sig?) not much but acheivable but the gnx is so rare runs like 13.5 stock i could be wrong they are some what simalr to the bonneville as far as comfort but as far as stock hp+tq these'* cars a better off in my opioion how much does your pop'* got in that GTP?
GAMEOVER is offline  
 
 
Closed Thread

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
RACED A ZX2 GAMEOVER General GM Chat 16 10-03-2003 11:30 AM
Am I the only one that raced another Bonneville? ssesc93 General GM Chat 7 08-27-2003 06:56 PM
Realization...Never raced my Bonnie! Allmachtige General GM Chat 16 10-04-2002 01:02 AM
Has anyone drag raced there Bonneville? Blk_Bonneville Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning 17 08-06-2002 09:34 PM
Raced a Jetta VR6... 99BonnevilleSE General GM Chat 2 12-31-1969 08:00 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:24 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.