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Old 04-04-2012, 03:05 PM   #1
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Did I talk myself into a race I can't win or do I have a chance? My 05 has cai and tune and 8.8 rear with 2.73 gears cause I haven't been able to change them yet and stage 2 clutch. Gt has headers and exhaust, cai, and stage 3 clutch.
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You will lose. Sorry. The 05 V6 is heavier than the 04 GT and makes less horsepower and torque. Won't even be close.
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if it was bone stock and you didnt have gears designed to get 800 mpg it would be a race....
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Old 04-04-2012, 03:21 PM   #4
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Lol about the gears they are getting changed to 3.55s here next month. Maybe I will wait to race him when I get my heads and cams finished.
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Maybe with some different gears & and 91-93 tune. Even then, the odds arent in your favor lol I've been in this situation and it didn't go my way lol :/
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Old 04-04-2012, 03:29 PM   #6
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ive been even with my buddys 03 that only had flowmasters on it. that was with my 93 race tune
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Old 04-04-2012, 03:32 PM   #7
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Even if I do race him I like the rush of the race more than winning at least when it is only for fun. Now if it was for a competition I would only race cars I have beat before. I will try out my 91 race tune and see what happens maybe strip my car down to lose some weight
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Without gears and drag radials, I don't think it's going to matter.
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I once raced a 99-04 GT. I had dual exhaust and I may have had the 91 race tune on it by then, the GT looked stock. It took me on the take off, but from there, I kept right on his tail. I agree with a previous post, if the GT was stock and if you didn't have those wimpy gears, you may have had a chance. And if you're gonna change your gears, why not 3.73s or 4.10 instead of 3.55? If your gonna upgrade, you may as well make it worth it and go big.
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Old 04-04-2012, 03:43 PM   #10
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I'm going 3.55 for my xcharger install as I still am going to use it as a partial dd and want a first gear lol
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