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Old 03-12-2002, 15:13   #1 (permalink)
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Yesterday - AUVCT vs EDXR6 vs VN 5L

OK. Drag racing is bad, so we stopped at around 120 KM/H.

Yesterday I met up with two mates - with a EDXR6 and a VN 5L and matched them up against my AUI XR6VCT. The VN was auto - the two Falcons manual - all stock, but the VN had an aftermarket exhaust.

First up was the EDXR6 vs VN 5L - EDXR6 won easily by a few car lengths - a bit of a surprise.

So then it was me against the EDXR6. I knew that he had a weight advantage but I would have more traction (17's & IRS).

Anyway we went for it and I pulled away about half a car length in first, because he span the wheels a bit, whereas my IRS just dug in. After that though, he stayed right there all the way to the end of third gear where I got back on the brakes. Basically the two cars had exact acceleration - except that the ED with smaller wheels and thinner tyres couldn't get the power down as well.

As for the VN Commodore - crap
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Old 03-12-2002, 15:20   #2 (permalink)
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Interesting! Didn't the ED XR6's have 161kw? If it did, that's a pretty impressive result for it, keeping up with a VCT and killing a VN 5.0ltr.
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Go the ED 6 CYLINDER :s2:

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LOL .... ED's kick ass!!!
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LOL .... ED's kick ass!!!
Except on the dyno
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Except on the dyno
No.... stock EDXR6 won its class... and there was a mod EB (same shape as ED) that won its class.

The other classes where won by AU's.... I didnt see any EL's with trophies.
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No.... stock EDXR6 won its class... and there was a mod EB (same shape as ED) that won its class.

The other classes where won by AU's.... I didnt see any EL's with trophies.
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No suprises there. When realised the XR6 could kill all other V8's, even the likes of 220kw GTS's I think. Wheels got a 7.8 time to 100. Can't wait to see what times we'll see out of these engines when they get turboed
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LOL .... ED's kick ass!!!
They certainly do.

I absolutely love the EB-ED model!! Not just because they were quick, but when done up right, they just look pure horn. BTW, very nice car Kelli

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