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Old 05-20-2002, 23:23   #1 (permalink)
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Old 05-21-2002, 00:09   #2 (permalink)
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lol...intersting read, i especially like the bit, where he tells the guy to stick with racing against V6's!!!...i suppose for a ricer a wins a wins!!
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Old 05-21-2002, 01:13   #5 (permalink)
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yeah........automatic sux
but my parents absolutely wouldn't get me a stick
so is the problem purely tranny?
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Old 05-21-2002, 03:08   #6 (permalink)
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Nice ideas in there, but they don't realise that after a while of doing this, you're going to end up cracking the engine mounts from the increased pressure you're putting on them when increasing throttle whilst holding the brake on.

Anyway, just my 2c worth.
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Old 05-21-2002, 04:12   #7 (permalink)
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Quote: "It would be a challenging race even with a manual, but definitely doable depending upon the driver. The auto makes things very difficult for you, if not impossible. Get your kicks from smokin' V6s instead."

Hehehe good to hear that Ford power is once again a force to be reckoned with.
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The Auto wrx is very slow from take off. It doesn't give the turbo time to spool up. Some simple mods can fix that though..
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Try dragin with an auto I6 Falcon :oo1: . First gear 2.39:1 wohoo :dead: . Not that I have to worry about this for too much longer:s6:.
When is Ford going to use an auto with a decent first gear? Some thing closer to 3:1 and in a 5sp auto would be much better.
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hey while we are talking auto...does anyone know how to make a 3-speed EA auto go quicker...as in so i can do burn outs when it not wet!!!
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