Go Back   MustangForums.com > Speed Zone > Street/Strip
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search


Street/Strip Raced a guy from a light? Had that ride of yours on the timed track? Tell your story here.
Sponsored by Roush Performance

Welcome to Mustang Forums!
Welcome to Mustang Forums.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


My V6 vs. GTO

Closed Thread
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-21-2011, 09:48 PM   #1
aaquib1992
4th Gear Member
 
aaquib1992's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Vehicle: 2008, V6, PP
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,717
Default My V6 vs. GTO

So this was on my way back from my parents house and was on the highway when I see this Black GTO (the newer body style) weaving through traffic like its his day job.

Anyway, I was bored and had my curiosity piqued and I stayed in the fast lane and kept him in my sight range. We ended up getting through the car packet (was kinda small) and we had a open road as far as the eye could see for the time being. So I pull up to him and he gives me this wave and I stupidly wave back- turns out he was telling me to go, and once I figured it out I gunned it around 40mph. And I am like, "damn, he probably thinks my sixxer is a cripple". About 3 glorious seconds pass, and then he blows past me like I'm chump change.

My ears aren't so well tuned to the sounds of the engine so I couldn't tell if he had a turbo or whatever, but to beat me I doubt he needed one lol. Anyway, he passes me and then we line up again and this time we let go at the same time and-surprise surprise- I was left eating his dust again...

I felt like a tool, but the rush was amazing. Unfortunately, we started to run into traffic again and I backed off while he started to weave through like 2 fast 2 furious again haha. Thanks for reading, appreciate your time and thought you guys would enjoy the run.

End. Discuss?
This ad is not displayed to registered or logged-in members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Mustang Forums!
aaquib1992 is offline  
Old 03-21-2011, 09:55 PM   #2
99GTvert
is my username.
 
99GTvert's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Vehicle: 1
Location: Earth
Posts: 12,450
well, its getting cold outside again...****in reached down to the 40s the other day.  almost can't wait for the snowy stuff............................almost i don't have a twitter account nor have i ever been to a twitter web page (update: i have), but if i ever did decide to take the plunge i will let you know by posting it in this awesome little box of text (update: not really)! i like tacos lol...though between crunchy tacos and soft tacos i cannot really say which one is better.  sometimes, the mess a crunchy taco leaves behind is a little annoying while the soft taco just doesn't have the same taste... cake is so much better than pie no, srsly.  **** pie. ****ing
Default

Consider an X-charger?
99GTvert is offline  
Old 03-21-2011, 10:01 PM   #3
aaquib1992
4th Gear Member
 
aaquib1992's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Vehicle: 2008, V6, PP
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,717
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 99GTvert View Post
Consider an X-charger?
haha, oh don't tempt me! I would grab one in a heart beat, but I know its pretty irresponsible during college and I'm just gonna stick with bolt-ons for the next few years... What do those GTO's pack under the hood? I may not have a great engine, but damn that thing was pulling on me like it was a joke.

Although since I did well on my last midterm it has spurred me to get a new exhaust set up, lol I have a weird way of justifying things in life.
aaquib1992 is offline  
Old 03-21-2011, 10:06 PM   #4
99GTvert
is my username.
 
99GTvert's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Vehicle: 1
Location: Earth
Posts: 12,450
well, its getting cold outside again...****in reached down to the 40s the other day.  almost can't wait for the snowy stuff............................almost i don't have a twitter account nor have i ever been to a twitter web page (update: i have), but if i ever did decide to take the plunge i will let you know by posting it in this awesome little box of text (update: not really)! i like tacos lol...though between crunchy tacos and soft tacos i cannot really say which one is better.  sometimes, the mess a crunchy taco leaves behind is a little annoying while the soft taco just doesn't have the same taste... cake is so much better than pie no, srsly.  **** pie. ****ing
Default

They pack either a 350hp LS1 or 400hp LS2 V8. 4 speed auto's or 6 speed manuals, RWD. The engine will depend on the year (2004's had LS1, 2005-2006 had LS2 I think).
99GTvert is offline  
Old 03-21-2011, 10:12 PM   #5
aaquib1992
4th Gear Member
 
aaquib1992's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Vehicle: 2008, V6, PP
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,717
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 99GTvert View Post
They pack either a 350hp LS1 or 400hp LS2 V8. 4 speed auto's or 6 speed manuals, RWD. The engine will depend on the year (2004's had LS1, 2005-2006 had LS2 I think).
Jesus, that explains my epic fail lol!

Those things pack some serious punch, I've seen them before but never bothered to research them before. Are all the model years like that? I mean, for a car with an engine like that it seems (looks wise) to pass under the radar IMO. Damn my ignorance haha.
aaquib1992 is offline  
Old 03-21-2011, 10:46 PM   #6
99GTvert
is my username.
 
99GTvert's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Vehicle: 1
Location: Earth
Posts: 12,450
well, its getting cold outside again...****in reached down to the 40s the other day.  almost can't wait for the snowy stuff............................almost i don't have a twitter account nor have i ever been to a twitter web page (update: i have), but if i ever did decide to take the plunge i will let you know by posting it in this awesome little box of text (update: not really)! i like tacos lol...though between crunchy tacos and soft tacos i cannot really say which one is better.  sometimes, the mess a crunchy taco leaves behind is a little annoying while the soft taco just doesn't have the same taste... cake is so much better than pie no, srsly.  **** pie. ****ing
Default

It doesn't look as quick as it is. It easily blends in with traffic (looks like an older Grand Prix)...more conservative styling borrowed from the Holden Monaro in Australia. They were only slated for production in the US for 3 model years.
99GTvert is offline  
Old 03-21-2011, 11:41 PM   #7
mrtstang
6th Gear Member
 
mrtstang's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Vehicle: 2000 Camaro SS
Location: MI
Posts: 5,873
Default

With some bolt ons, gears, and a 100 shot you'll give one a run.
__________________
2000 Camaro SS, 6-speed with 4.10's, Pacesetter long tubes, ORY pipe, Magnaflow 14419 w/FM merge, forged TMS 370 LQ9, TSP stage 2.5/5.3 (862) heads, TMS custom cam, Fast 90 intake and TB, SLP lid, ASP UD crank pulley, SSRA, LS2/LS6 MAF, Detroit Truetrack with stock 10 bolt, custom tune, NX wet kit w/125 shot, chrome ZR1 rims with BFG dr's
mrtstang is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 01:03 AM   #8
ward_spratlin
2nd Gear Member
 
ward_spratlin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Vehicle: 2006,ford,v6-coupe
Location: GA
Posts: 238
Default

on you tube i actually have me blistering a gto 5.7 s/c ;-).....

turbos make magic happen!
__________________

06 turbo v6= 13.2 @105 (rip)

05 kennebell GT= 12.7 at 10 psi
ward_spratlin is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 09:57 AM   #9
S8ER01Z
6th Gear Member
 
S8ER01Z's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Vehicle: 2001 Camaro Z28
Location: IL
Posts: 5,548
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by aaquib1992 View Post
Jesus, that explains my epic fail lol!

Those things pack some serious punch, I've seen them before but never bothered to research them before. Are all the model years like that? I mean, for a car with an engine like that it seems (looks wise) to pass under the radar IMO. Damn my ignorance haha.
As stated..they only imported them for 3 years (04 - ls1, 05 ~ 06 - ls2)... the LS1 models would pull a mid 13 in great conditions... the LS2 models would pull a high 12 in perfect conditions. Nice cars... My friend owns an 06 Auto... love taking that thing on road trips.
__________________
2001 Z28 M6 (LS6 Cam, BBK LTs, FRA/MTI Lid)
S8ER01Z is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 01:56 PM   #10
vashthe3rd
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Vehicle: 2005, Ford mustang GT
Location: Texas
Posts: 197
Default

2011 V6 comes out

Every board
a million My V6 vs. threads
*sigh*
__________________
Turbolicious
Hellion T-61 single Turbo
10 psi: 457 rwhp 516 rwtq
Traction is an illusive lady
vashthe3rd is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 02:09 PM   #11
ward_spratlin
2nd Gear Member
 
ward_spratlin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Vehicle: 2006,ford,v6-coupe
Location: GA
Posts: 238
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by vashthe3rd View Post
2011 V6 comes out

Every board
a million My V6 vs. threads
*sigh*
v6's need love to rofl
__________________

06 turbo v6= 13.2 @105 (rip)

05 kennebell GT= 12.7 at 10 psi
ward_spratlin is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 02:31 PM   #12
Morbid Intentions
Wash Rinse Repeat
 
Morbid Intentions's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Vehicle: 2006 Pontiac GTO
Location: Michigan
Posts: 6,310
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mrtstang View Post
With some bolt ons, gears, and a 100 shot you'll give one a run.
maybe a 5.7L lol

bolt on gears and a 100 shot won't get a 4.0L into low 13's-high 12's
__________________
Morbid Intentions is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 03:01 PM   #13
mrtstang
6th Gear Member
 
mrtstang's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Vehicle: 2000 Camaro SS
Location: MI
Posts: 5,873
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Morbid Intentions View Post
maybe a 5.7L lol

bolt on gears and a 100 shot won't get a 4.0L into low 13's-high 12's
I guess it depends really. From a roll you're probably right that a 6.0 would take the win. About 2 years ago at Lapeer Dragway there was a guy with a geared and bolt on 4.0L with a 100 shot running low 13's @ 102-103 mph. He was running 17" rims with some sort of drag radial.
__________________
2000 Camaro SS, 6-speed with 4.10's, Pacesetter long tubes, ORY pipe, Magnaflow 14419 w/FM merge, forged TMS 370 LQ9, TSP stage 2.5/5.3 (862) heads, TMS custom cam, Fast 90 intake and TB, SLP lid, ASP UD crank pulley, SSRA, LS2/LS6 MAF, Detroit Truetrack with stock 10 bolt, custom tune, NX wet kit w/125 shot, chrome ZR1 rims with BFG dr's
mrtstang is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 04:01 PM   #14
Morbid Intentions
Wash Rinse Repeat
 
Morbid Intentions's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Vehicle: 2006 Pontiac GTO
Location: Michigan
Posts: 6,310
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mrtstang View Post
I guess it depends really. From a roll you're probably right that a 6.0 would take the win. About 2 years ago at Lapeer Dragway there was a guy with a geared and bolt on 4.0L with a 100 shot running low 13's @ 102-103 mph. He was running 17" rims with some sort of drag radial.
that was probably one of the guys I roll with, was it black with white stripes and an auto?

if so he's since X-charged it and intercooled it and is running 12.7's @ 104-105MPH (not sure on the trap but he did run a best of 12.7, although he AVERAGES around low 13's usually) and with that run he was running very lightweight rears and he's not stock suspension-wise... it's a strong running car no doubt

you're going to need more than a 102-103MPH trap to SMOKE a 6.0L GTO... especially a manual, as a best I think stock they have been around 109MPH... but that is a rarity, usually they sit pretty right around 106MPH, although the manuals will more often than not E.T. higher than the automatics, so it's a give and take

I'm not saying it wouldn't be close but the definite edge would be to the GTO
__________________

Last edited by Morbid Intentions; 03-22-2011 at 04:05 PM.
Morbid Intentions is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 04:03 PM   #15
okbfd
4th Gear Member
 
okbfd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Vehicle: 2012 Shelby GT500
Location: OK
Posts: 1,782
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by vashthe3rd View Post
2011 V6 comes out

Every board
a million My V6 vs. threads
*sigh*
A: It's not a 2011
B: Does the word tool mean anything to you?
C: Give it a rest.
D: Not all of us have God's gift to racing like you.

A nice young kid has a great time and lots of excitement getting his *** handed to him. Is that a reason for you to be an *** to him?
__________________


4.10s, Watts Link
okbfd is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 04:17 PM   #16
mrtstang
6th Gear Member
 
mrtstang's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Vehicle: 2000 Camaro SS
Location: MI
Posts: 5,873
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Morbid Intentions View Post
that was probably one of the guys I roll with, was it black with white stripes and an auto?

if so he's since X-charged it and intercooled it and is running 12.7's @ 104-105MPH (not sure on the trap but he did run a best of 12.7, although he AVERAGES around low 13's usually) and with that run he was running very lightweight rears and he's not stock suspension-wise... it's a strong running car no doubt

you're going to need more than a 102-103MPH trap to SMOKE a 6.0L GTO... especially a manual, as a best I think stock they have been around 109MPH... but that is a rarity, usually they sit pretty right around 106MPH, although the manuals will more often than not E.T. higher than the automatics, so it's a give and take

I'm not saying it wouldn't be close but the definite edge would be to the GTO
Yep that's him. I believe his name is Jim IIRC. We both belong to the MOCSEM club. I remember when he first did the blower and said it was running about the same as his nitrous setup. I think he said it was around 250 or 270 rwhp then. Obviously he has made some changes. Did he up the boost or something?

Don't get me wrong, i totally agree with you on the whole 6.0L vs 4.0L + 100 shot idea. The only hope for the stang would be if he can hook well from a dig, and the goat can't.
__________________
2000 Camaro SS, 6-speed with 4.10's, Pacesetter long tubes, ORY pipe, Magnaflow 14419 w/FM merge, forged TMS 370 LQ9, TSP stage 2.5/5.3 (862) heads, TMS custom cam, Fast 90 intake and TB, SLP lid, ASP UD crank pulley, SSRA, LS2/LS6 MAF, Detroit Truetrack with stock 10 bolt, custom tune, NX wet kit w/125 shot, chrome ZR1 rims with BFG dr's
mrtstang is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 04:21 PM   #17
Morbid Intentions
Wash Rinse Repeat
 
Morbid Intentions's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Vehicle: 2006 Pontiac GTO
Location: Michigan
Posts: 6,310
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mrtstang View Post
Did he up the boost or something?
nah, he swapped to lightweight 15" rears with wide sticky Dr's and a lightweight alloy up front and ran in the middle of October when it was under 60 degrees lol

they have been trying to get me to join Mocsem for awhile, I just have never got around to it lol... I will eventually though
__________________
Morbid Intentions is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 04:30 PM   #18
mrtstang
6th Gear Member
 
mrtstang's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Vehicle: 2000 Camaro SS
Location: MI
Posts: 5,873
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Morbid Intentions View Post
nah, he swapped to lightweight 15" rears with wide sticky Dr's and a lightweight alloy up front and ran in the middle of October when it was under 60 degrees lol

they have been trying to get me to join Mocsem for awhile, I just have never got around to it lol... I will eventually though
You should join man. These guys are involved with a lot of different things from car shows, track days, national events, etc... It's a lot of fun, and there's always something going on with these guys.

I occasionally bring one of my buddy's along who has a 06 GTO. They don't give him to much crap j/k.
__________________
2000 Camaro SS, 6-speed with 4.10's, Pacesetter long tubes, ORY pipe, Magnaflow 14419 w/FM merge, forged TMS 370 LQ9, TSP stage 2.5/5.3 (862) heads, TMS custom cam, Fast 90 intake and TB, SLP lid, ASP UD crank pulley, SSRA, LS2/LS6 MAF, Detroit Truetrack with stock 10 bolt, custom tune, NX wet kit w/125 shot, chrome ZR1 rims with BFG dr's
mrtstang is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 05:30 PM   #19
Stone629
6th Gear Member
 
Stone629's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Vehicle: 2006 GTO
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 11,008
Default

GTOs are quick, OP... well, the LS2 (05-06) GTOs are. The LS1 GTOs do ok too, but there is a big difference between the two. I had an auto LS1 with longtubes, cat-back, intake, tune, and DRs. I pulled a 12.8 at 109 out of it. A good stall probably would've dropped that ET a good bit, maybe a mid 12 or better. At any rate, I was basically running neck and neck with well driven TUNED LS2 GTOs. With bolt ons, LS2 GTOs pulled me up top pretty good. To be expected, they have an extra 50hp to begin with. Good run man, even if you got pulled. Its fun to run win or lose.
__________________
2006 GTO, 6-speed
373 RWHP/373 RWTQ
12.91@111 MPH 2.1 60'

2014 F-150, 5.0
Tuned.
Stone629 is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 06:28 PM   #20
89LX Coupe
4th Gear Member
 
89LX Coupe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Vehicle: 87 Mustang GT
Location: VA
Posts: 1,211
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stone629 View Post
Good run man, even if you got pulled. Its fun to run win or lose.
+1!!!!!

Good run I'm sure it was fun to see something flat out leave you like it was nothing!!! lol Hell it happened to me the other night Some kind of new BMW Thing sounded wicked!!! haha
__________________
87GT
Trick flow heads 1.72 rockers, BBK SSI Intake and full bolt on's with stock cam 291.74whp 328.08wtq
1.64 60' 7.81@87.43 12.32@108.83
Race weight 3095
Better times coming soon!

(Old set up) Bolt on's 253whp 300wtq
Best 1/4 1.83 60' 12.82@105.92
Best 1/8 1.71 60' 8.04@85.10
Best 60' 1.70
Race weight 3265
89LX Coupe is offline  
Old 03-22-2011, 06:28 PM
MustangForums
Ford Mustang




Paid Advertisement

 
 
 
Closed Thread

Tags
2004, 2011, 6spd, cripple, dual, exhaust, fast, ford, furious, gto, mode, mustang, pp, rwd, v6

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

Forum Jump

Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
New Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:12 PM.

© Internet Brands, Inc.


This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
Emails Backup