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Old 05-22-2011, 10:27 PM   #1
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There's a kid in my town with an 04 srt 4 that has catback exhaust. My car is a 2000 ws6 with headers off road y pipe, slp loudmouth and a lid that has had a custom tune done. The kid with the srt 4 wants to get a boost controller before he races me. I am assuming he will turn the boost up to around 21-22 psi. If we both have passengers and have similar driving abilities, do I have anything to worry about?
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What kind of race? Dig,Roll. Are you a auto or M6. I wouldnt worry about it.
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What kind of race? Dig,Roll. Are you a auto or M6. I wouldnt worry about it.
We will do a dig run and probably a 30 roll. And my car is an M6
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Well from a dig you should kill him imo. From a roll mite be closer if he is boosting 20+ pounds and actually is tuned and can drive it can be close. I still wouldnt worry too much.
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Alright I was just curious because this might be the first race I try to race for some cash. Still a little undecided on that though. Thanks for the info!
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well do a dig first and see how you bad you light him up off the line.
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Its usually a driver's race between the local SRT4 guys (who are fairly modded) and my mild bolt on LT1...an LS1 car with exhaust should have no problems taking one out...
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well the kid claims his car hooks up well and that "it shines on the top end" so I'm not sure how to take it
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It wont hook up from a dig if he launchs like he means it. Probly does well on the top end. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoYSSaKRiCA both guys are my buddys the formula is just a bolt on car with weight reduction at that time. The srt4 is fully built with a big turbo and you can see he starts to pull up top but the 1/4 was over. the srt 4 was crazy from like a useless 60 mph roll and still spun.
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so from a dig I should be good. And from like a 35-120 roll I should get a decent jump on him too?
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I wouldn't worry about it. When all my car had was a lid and corsa catback, I beat an SRT-4 pretty bad. I believe he was stock though.
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It all depends I had a stage 2 that would keep up with a cam ls1 all day but it was 23 lbs bfmic custom tune bigger injectors everything, plus if he only has stg 1 injectors he can't boost much past 18 without goin slightly lean unless he is tuned for it, my 2cents only way it's close if it's a sleeper with full bolt ons and hes a he'll of a driver don't mess up and you'll walk him
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5_Ta...e_gdata_player

My buddies cars neon is full bolt ons with stg 1 injectors, camaro is bolts ons w/ trex cam at the time, be careful anything can happen
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yeah it isn't full bolt ons yet. Just a catback exhaust. He is going to get an up/down pipe and header in the next couple months. But for now it's just gonna be catback with a boost controller. my buddy with a full exhaust and 3.42 rear lt1 auto lost to the srt 4 by 2 cars from a 45 roll. But my friends lt1 also only ran a 15.1..... soo i think I should be alright. Plus from a roll I don't know if he will brake boost it or not.
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Any turbo car will shine on the top end, your car shines through the whole powerband, however lol
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here is my run in with a srt4 running 20 psi
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izWUMzEa9ys
at the time my car was stock with a 125 shot.
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Get it on video, i was neck & neck with my bros srt4. he's bolt ons with factory boost setting right now. i was stock at the time. and not to mention im like 5500 ft above sea level lol.
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Yeah it all just depends on the driver, with my set up and 235/60/15 g-force drag radials and a stock clutch I pulled an 8.49 1/8 with a crappy 2.02 60 time nukes em thru second
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wow man you really left him hard and with that 125 you woulda been around 400 bhp. And I think my car is in the 370-380 range. I'm feeling more comfortable about this race now
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my car was prob closer to the 350 mark then 400
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