NA BA XR6 Manual vs VY SS Manual
I went to Perth on the weekend and was fortunate enough to catch the new set of lights on Karel Ave, right next to a new SS manual, there was hardly any traffic on the road and the road is straight, looked over and Knew it was on! even my girlfriend said "Ok, have a go at that"
I dialed up about 3000rpm, then as the lights turned green dropped the clutch, slight wheel slippage but as close to the perfect launch as anyone would wish for. The SS was quick to jump also, although perhaps he wasnt showing the SS's clutch the amount of abuse I was happy to show the XR's.
Was about half a car length ahead by this stage and he wasnt making a cm on me or me him, I grab second at about 5800rpm, the perfect change (with a gearbox not real happy to do things in a hurry), things remain about the same for a second, then away it goes, the XR obviously not able to turn the cogs in 2nd gear anything like the big Chev.
Result!! Smoked, Wasted, Dusted by 1 x Red VY SS sedan.
Rematch next time with the snail attached.
Car's I have owned. First car purchased in July 1994, in order of ownership.
VC Valiant 245Hemi, 280zx Nissan 5 speed, 88 EA 3.9CFI,94 ED Gli X Chaser, 79 FC LTD, 351, FMX, 91 EA2 Fairmont Ghia, 1999 AU S pack, 2000 AU Forte, 1992 EB2 XR8, 2001 AU2 SR, 2002 VX2 Acclaim, 2002 VX2 Manual S pack,2003 BA XR6 manual, 2001 VX2 Berlina.
Last edited by BOF; 07-27-03 at 11:34 PM.