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Old 01-10-2018, 09:26 PM   #1
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Had my first kill with my LS1. Been a Mustang guy most of my life and grew up with a fast 3 valve (my dads), so I was very happy to beat one. I have a 2000 Z28 M6 with Lontubes, h pipe, Flowmaster 40s, drag radials, and a lid with free ram air. I’ve killed a bunch of little VW GTI and such but I don’t count those. And the coyotes and 2 valves wouldn’t wanna race me for some reason. Anyways he caught up to me and rode my butt for a little and then got over and kept speed with me, so I downshifted to 3rd to see what he would do and then he downshifted as well, so I downshifted to 2nd and was at 40 and we were playing a little bit trying to let traffic get ahead. So then he lurched forward and let off, then I did the same thing, except he started going when I did that. So his front tire was at my front bumper and then I punched and just started walking away from him. His mods were unknown besides exhaust (I. could hear it) and he had a manual (hear/see him shift) I also had my 220lb buddy with me and he had no passenger.
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Good kill. Those 3 valves didn't have much punch. My dad and brother both had 06 gt's. My 04 gt and 16 V6 were basically just as fast lol
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Good kill. Those 3 valves didn't have much punch. My dad and brother both had 06 gt's. My 04 gt and 16 V6 were basically just as fast lol
Mid 13 second [email protected] Basically a tick slower than the Mach 1. But yeah, not much of a match for an LS1 fbody,
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Nice kill.

I pulled 8 lengths on a 3V from 80 to 130, giving up the hit, in my old z28. I just had lid/cat back and an auto. Fords are turds without boost.
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Nice kill.

I pulled 8 lengths on a 3V from 80 to 130, giving up the hit, in my old z28. I just had lid/cat back and an auto. Fords are turds without boost.
Must have felt good to beat up on a V6 like that.
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Is the H pipe a custom piece or does somebody make production H pipes for fbodies?
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Must have felt good to beat up on a V6 like that.
You really think a stock 3v has any top end pull at all? Oh wait, you also thought high stalls only work in 1st gear. Leadtard.
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Must have felt good to beat up on a V6 like that.
Got eeemm!
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Got eeemm!
I remember how butthurt YOU were over that 3v massacre of mine.
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I remember how butthurt YOU were over that 3v massacre of mine.
I don’t, I don’t look that far down on the totem pole. Congrats on barely edging out a 200hp V6 with your “beast 9 sec. capable 470hp” camero
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Good run op
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And the coyotes and 2 valves wouldn’t wanna race me for some reason.

Good kill but i don't think you can keep up with a coyote .
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Lbo ls1 cars can easily keep up or beat coyotes.
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My dads bone stock 2006 automatic 3 valve was a drivers race with my bone stock 2004 manual 2 valve. The extra weight they carried didn't help. Also my dads 3 valve ran 13.9 at 100 stock and my 2016 3.7 V6 ran 13.8 at 101. The new retro design was a nice change but the performance was not
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Good run, OP! Yea, I would think the 3-Valve would need some mods to keep up with you.
Be safe.

I raced an 2010 GT Manual 3-valve not to long ago with some mods and beat him up pretty bad also with basic boltons at the time. I think i have it on vid too. It seems like they run hard down low and then fall on their face up top.

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I don’t, I don’t look that far down on the totem pole. Congrats on barely edging out a 200hp V6 with your “beast 9 sec. capable 470hp” camero
See, you don't even know which car im talking about.

My GTP would be a good race for a stock 3v. Not my fault that furds are slow as *****.
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Lbo ls1 cars can easily keep up or beat coyotes.
Yep. My mystic z beat 3 different coyotes pretty easily. With just a lid and cat back. One even had mods. And the owner is a member on here.
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Good run, OP! Yea, I would think the 3-Valve would need some mods to keep up you.
Be safe.

I raced an 2010 GT auto 3-valve not to long ago with some mods and beat him up pretty bad also with basic boltons at the time. I think i have it on vid too. It seems like they run hard down low and then fall on their face up top.
from al I read the 3v was a great stock street car for the fun factor and a twisty car, but any other purpose they don't work as well. guy in town has one gutted with full bolt ons and cams and it just doesn't do squat in a straight line.
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Had my first kill with my LS1. Been a Mustang guy most of my life and grew up with a fast 3 valve (my dads), so I was very happy to beat one. I have a 2000 Z28 M6 with Lontubes, h pipe, Flowmaster 40s, drag radials, and a lid with free ram air. I’ve killed a bunch of little VW GTI and such but I don’t count those. And the coyotes and 2 valves wouldn’t wanna race me for some reason. Anyways he caught up to me and rode my butt for a little and then got over and kept speed with me, so I downshifted to 3rd to see what he would do and then he downshifted as well, so I downshifted to 2nd and was at 40 and we were playing a little bit trying to let traffic get ahead. So then he lurched forward and let off, then I did the same thing, except he started going when I did that. So his front tire was at my front bumper and then I punched and just started walking away from him. His mods were unknown besides exhaust (I. could hear it) and he had a manual (hear/see him shift) I also had my 220lb buddy with me and he had no passenger.
captain insano truly shows no mercy..
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