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Old 11-24-2007, 01:44 PM   #1
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Thumbs up got beat but not in my camaro lol

hey guys just wanted to share a death. im on hwy 59 going north coming back for the movie's with a friend. im in my 04 cadillac escalade ext the truck has the lq9 6.0 w 345 hp 380 ftlbs of tq and all wheel drive. truck is quick for what it is[i beat my cousins 04 titan that has an intake and exhaust ans a hemi ram that has the same mods. so im rolin along and some how im next to a trailblazer ss it was a nice blue color. so we are next to each other about 75mph and we both hit it i catch 2nd and was even to about 95-100 then he slowly started pulling me. i would of thought they where quicker than that. i see the truck around town where i live and would like to catch him in my camaro just wanted to share.
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Old 11-24-2007, 02:09 PM   #2
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Hahaha...nice runs...
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They are quicker than that, so I don't know what to tell you . Good runs nonetheless
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I just don't see how 1k lbs extra would make that truck have shittier mpg. I know weight and gearing help mpg but if they can make a vette with 450hp n trq or more get 30mpg im sure they can make a truck to do the same with an NA gas engine
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Seriously? Weight, gearing, AERO-MOTHAF*CKING-DYNAMICS!! I can't believe you are seriously an engineering student. Are you a freshman?
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I heard somewhere those titans run like 14.4 stock or something
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Not that quick, but a single-cab base model is a low-15s truck in the right conditions. MIGHT be able to dip in the 14s, but I haven't heard of that happening. Nissans trucks are pretty quick for trucks... my '05 Frontier Crew Cab V6/6spd ran 10.0 @ 70mph first time out at the track with 2.4-2.5 60' times. I was interested to see what it would run with intake/headers/exhaust and an LSD. Ate up a Hemi Ram Crew Cab on the freeway once, pretty funny
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Not that quick, but a single-cab base model is a low-15s truck in the right conditions. MIGHT be able to dip in the 14s, but I haven't heard of that happening. Nissans trucks are pretty quick for trucks... my '05 Frontier Crew Cab V6/6spd ran 10.0 @ 70mph first time out at the track with 2.4-2.5 60' times. I was interested to see what it would run with intake/headers/exhaust and an LSD. Ate up a Hemi Ram Crew Cab on the freeway once, pretty funny
Nissan needs to man up and tweak that 5.6L titan engine then drop it in the 350z, rename that biatch a 560z
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I've been saying that since 2003...

*OR* Put a forged rotating assembly in the 4.0 V6 block and a better h/c/i package... that would make some good power I'd wager.
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Street racing is teh devil!!! You're lucky millions we'rent killed by the nuclear fallout!!! Good death! If you see him in the camaro, he'll probably will drive like grandma with a handicap sticker!
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