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Old 06-10-2004, 05:11   #1 (permalink)
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Six vs. Eight

Okay,

here is my problem
which car would be better to buy
the ef xr6 or xr8

i know there is a wicked xr6 from jim mock motorsport
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http://www.autospeed.com/cms/A_2079/article.html
http://www.jimmockmotorsport.com/art...xr6_sedan.html

just wondering which one would be better
the naturally aispired eight or the supercharged 6

i am going to modify it, until i hit ten seconds 1/4 mile

i just need to know, which one would be worth doing
just gonna be a street car and not a drag car

money is no worries, though have to save up for the car, first
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Buy a Mitsubish lancer.
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i am going to modify it, until i hit ten seconds 1/4 mile

i just need to know, which one would be worth doing
just gonna be a street car and not a drag car
10 second street car huh? Right.
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Okay,

here is my problem
which car would be better to buy
the ef xr6 or xr8

i know there is a wicked xr6 from jim mock motorsport
links are below

http://www.autospeed.com/cms/A_2079/article.html
http://www.jimmockmotorsport.com/art...xr6_sedan.html

just wondering which one would be better
the naturally aispired eight or the supercharged 6

i am going to modify it, until i hit ten seconds 1/4 mile

guess you had better buy the manual

i just need to know, which one would be worth doing
just gonna be a street car and not a drag car

money is no worries, though have to save up for the car, first
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Old 06-10-2004, 05:23   #5 (permalink)
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VL turbo for sure.

It depends on heaps of things mate. How much money you have, if you want to blow it or not, how drivable you want (obviously a bit).

If you want to hit sub 10 seconds don't bother buying an XR. You'll go beyond XR spec so you'll only be paying for the badges.
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Money is no worries but you have to save up for the car? Does the car come with a free money tree? That comment is contradicory.
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Oh, and for your info, the JMM XR only runs a 13.08. A lot of us saw it run just a few weeks ago. Now to go from 13sec to 10sec is a quantum leap. Considereing that full on drag cars that are custom built only run 8s.
10 second street car, your in la la land if your thinking about that as a first car.
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I would agree about not getting an XR model if you're going for 10secs or less.. Get a GLi and spend the cash you save on a bigger intercooler or something

And yeah, as almost everyone else has said, 10 seconds + streetable?!? IF you could possibly achieve this, it will be with a blown 6 (or blown 8), because an NA engine producing that kinda power is gonna be soooooooooooo lumpy, or idle at redline or something

_apparently_ the BA XR6T all kitted out can pull high tens and is still streetable, this is probably just cause it doesn't really come on boost for the first ~2000rpm, so for daily driving it wouldn't mis-behave too much...
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hehe "i want a 10 seccond car not a 10 minute car."

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