Your mates car will be quicker off the line due to the first gearing of then holdens, but down a QTR mile, you would probably win. As for which model is better, horse ofr courses, both have thier respective strength and weaknesses, heagaskets in the fords case and rear main seals and power steering pumps for the holden.
RIP 88' EA Falcon S pack
92 EB Fairmont - Retired POS!
from memory i'm pretty sure that the falcon is quicker than the commy. falcons have always been a touch ahead in the race of the sixes. the falcon definetly has more power about 10 kilowatts or so but just do some searches on figures to find out.
yes thats true my mats vp has 3.9 diff gears.. my eb has 3.7's even though stock the vp beats eb's, when u gear em up the eb loves it the commode doesnt respond as good due to them all ready having stupid gearing in 1st....... end result is the eb wipes the dunny door now , but when they were stock it was neeek and neek
98 T5 gear box (was auto)
Wade 977b cam
AU bottem end
ELXR6 ported Head
Just adding to what chubbz said, do you know how to stall it up? If your mate has little experience at a drag (done on a private road or stip I hope), you can take away that short first gear advantage by doing the following. Have a practice at home by left foot hard on the brake, and put the go pedal down to the point where the wheels start to spin, then back off so they don't. Remember this throttle position. When you line him up, do this and when the flag drops, release the brake, nail the go pedal to the floor and you'll get a good jump at the start, dramatically increasing your chances of winning. If he knows it too, well, your stuffed :p
1993 ED Futura
I6, 5sp Factory Manual , Wade 1636, Pacemaker PH4480s, HF Cat, Cat-Back 2 1/2" Mandrel Bent Lukey Zorst, Car-puter, XR Front and AUII Clear Side Indicators.
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