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Old 02-18-2017, 01:18 PM   #21
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Where them videos man? Dont be stingy with the footage!!
I'm making a nice little compilation of all the footage I got...get some ready for tonite..
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I'm making a nice little compilation of all the footage I got...get some ready for tonite..
Lol... nice!

Glad someone is out there giving us videos. SRK seems to be growing spiderwebs lately.
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Old 02-18-2017, 03:30 PM   #23
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Please share and spread! thanks!!

bit of a throwback for us 90's kids...
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My gf says the same thing.... lol

But yes, they look a little dated nowadays....
Not the dated thing, the broken won't flip up or down thing. lol

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Please share and spread! thanks!!

bit of a throwback for us 90's kids...
Slow car races can be fun. Thanks for the vid.
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Old 02-18-2017, 04:10 PM   #25
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That is a cool quick car!~
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Old 02-18-2017, 04:34 PM   #26
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*** bad, next time skip the music while racing.
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Old 02-18-2017, 04:57 PM   #27
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*** bad, next time skip the music while racing.
Thanks fellas...

I haven't done the music thing in a while so...:p
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Old 02-18-2017, 08:19 PM   #28
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Thanks for sharing bro. Not a bad vid and yes it's been quiet here lately. That ls2 vette must have been an early 05 automatic I'm willing to bet and bone stock huh? The early 05's had an A4 instead of A6 and they were dog **** no disrespect. keep em coming man and your car hauls ***!
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Old 02-18-2017, 09:21 PM   #29
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Thanks for sharing bro. Not a bad vid and yes it's been quiet here lately. That ls2 vette must have been an early 05 automatic I'm willing to bet and bone stock huh? The early 05's had an A4 instead of A6 and they were dog **** no disrespect. keep em coming man and your car hauls ***!
Thanks! actually the ls2 is a 6 speed 2005 though. its practically stock though..besides a deleted midpipe..
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Old 02-20-2017, 08:55 AM   #30
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Pulley Cobra doing its thing to the LS2 as expected. Cool car thought. Nice little throw back vid.
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Old 02-20-2017, 09:31 AM   #31
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Good vid. Always liked the VR4 and Stealth. Yours looks nice and runs good.
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Old 02-20-2017, 11:47 AM   #32
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Maybe you guys can do a 45 roll (both in 2nd)... sounds like a decent speed for both.



You dont know what the **** you are talking about dummy. Stick to sucking Ford ****.
I have a lot of seat time racing a c5z. 55+ roll in 2nd is an almost instant shift into 3rd. Unless maybe your c5z is a ******* dog.
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I have a lot of seat time racing a c5z. 55+ roll in 2nd is an almost instant shift into 3rd. Unless maybe your c5z is a ******* dog.
You got a lot of seat time in a c5z, now dont you? Lol


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In a C5Z, 55mph in 3rd gear puts it at roughly 3,500rpm (which is not so good btw). 55mph in 2nd gear is roughly at 5000rpm. Run 2nd to 6500+rpm it'll be about 70mph, putting it around 4500-4700rpm in 3rd.
Starting in 2nd gear is more ideal at 55mph. sw07gt, you're right it is a pretty quick shift, but it does work better than starting at 3500rpm in 3rd. I have personally tested this out myself.
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I do. 55+ roll on stock height tires and a stock limiter car like descried in the OP is almost out of gear in 2nd.
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Oh it definitely works better than 3rd, but 45-50 is a much better spot. 60 roll is terrible in a c5z.
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Oh it definitely works better than 3rd, but 45-50 is a much better spot. 60 roll is terrible in a c5z.
This I agree with, 45-50 is more of a sweet spot. 55-60 is the highest I'd recommend (speaking stock gear & tire height C5z). Any higher than 60 is about pointless IMO. But at 55mph, 2nd is the choice gear IMO.
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I do. 55+ roll on stock height tires and a stock limiter car like descried in the OP is almost out of gear in 2nd.
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Oh it definitely works better than 3rd, but 45-50 is a much better spot. 60 roll is terrible in a c5z.
Your dumbass stated "anything over 50 is a bad spot for a c5z".... dont go back on your word now, silly bitch.

Like I said earlier, stick to sucking **** in back alleys. Instead of marauding around on forums giving out **** advice.
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It is a bad spot. I would never pick anything over 50 as a starting point for c5z. In a c5z that makes decent power 55-60 is just going straight to the limiter.
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It is a bad spot. I would never pick anything over 50 as a starting point for c5z. In a c5z that makes decent power 55-60 is just going straight to the limiter.
At 55mph, 2nd gear is the better choice than 3rd, plan and simple. The car's still going to run 70mph in 2nd. Anything under 60, should be in 2nd for sure (figuring the car doesn't just smoke the tires of course).
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