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post #1 of 65 (permalink) Old 09-13-04, 07:55 PM Thread Starter
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Why can't a BA XR6 do a burnout?

Well my mates brothers BA XR6 can't seem to do burnouts. Can anyone tell me what is going on here as I was very disappointed to find this out? Isn't the XR6 supposed to be some kind of sports sedan? I would have expected loss of traction at a bleep of the throttle. Anyway I think I will stick to my good old Fairlane.
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Re: Why can't a BA XR6 do a burnout?

you arent trying hard enough !!! and turn the traction control off !!!!!! LOL

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Re: Why can't a BA XR6 do a burnout?

Remember that the BA XR6 has no power over the base XT model. It has the kit, interior and a few little things like LSD but it isnt that much more powerful.
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Re: Why can't a BA XR6 do a burnout?

does have a higher ratio diff though... which should make a difference.
I agree with the above, not trying hard enough :)

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Re: Why can't a BA XR6 do a burnout?

Firstly I would ask if the traction is off or not.

Depends if it has the 18's... I remember my mate saying he couldn't rip one in his dads ba n/a ute with 18s...

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Re: Why can't a BA XR6 do a burnout?

Dad's ED auto could do a burnout. All you have to do is foot on the brake, floor it. She'll soon break out with smoke, otherwise there is something seriously wrong.

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Re: Why can't a BA XR6 do a burnout?

I need new tyres after 30K. my XT will burn out.. ok a small one, but enuff to make me smile.
But it wouldnt burn out for the frist 10,000 k or so
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Re: Why can't a BA XR6 do a burnout?

Might have something to do with the electronic throttle meaning you can't over-rev it and then dump the clutch, or it might have something to do with the fact that the Falcon is a fat arsed cow that weighs a fair bit and doesn't have hole-shot gearing like dunnydores do.

Also, your mate's brother could just be a really shit driver who can't do burn-outs properly

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Also, your mate's brother could just be a really shit driver who can't do burn-outs properly
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Re: Why can't a BA XR6 do a burnout?

Don't the N/A XR6's have a 3.45 single spinner as standard and a LSD as an option? And if it has traction control then it won't have an LSD as you cant have both. If it can't bag up a single spinner then I suspect the owner can't drive.

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