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Offline Sly Bob

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Who wants a V8?
« on: October 31, 2012, 07:53:24 PM »
The Ecotec dragstar smokes the V8!

4cyl turbo ecotec vs v8 turbo mustang
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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2012, 08:55:19 PM »
Holy crap that was fast

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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2012, 09:01:07 PM »
OMG..that was fast!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ride it like you mean it.

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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2012, 09:39:50 PM »
Yep OMG the Mustang was Twin Turbo ed
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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2012, 10:55:32 PM »
Still sounds like crap, though, compared to a V8. :sorry:

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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2012, 11:20:38 PM »
Still sounds like crap, though, compared to a V8. :sorry:

Ain't got shit on the I4 though :sorry: ;)

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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2012, 07:45:37 AM »
Everyone knows I will always love V8s, however I'd settle for the upcoming rumored TTV6.
http://www.gminsidenews.com/forums/f70/gms-twin-turbo-v-6-engine-114274/

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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2012, 08:54:17 AM »
WOW, the launch was the race,
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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2012, 09:34:50 AM »
Where'd the link go....wanna see!
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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2012, 10:19:18 AM »
I'd love to give up 700lbs.

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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2012, 11:20:34 AM »
In all fairness it was not a contested race. Something went wrong with the mustang at launch. Not defending the V8 just saying it didn't run what it is capable of.

But... DAMN! that 4 banger was fast!
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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2012, 02:45:31 AM »
Wow...f-ing quick!!!

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Who wants a V8?
« Reply #12 on: November 02, 2012, 09:45:20 AM »
Thats not really that fast   I ran a quarter mile once. If you did some CG work and played it in FF like they did, id look fast too.

Besides, how is that even a fair race? The Mustang ran 11's. if Kelu could only race on a real drag strip his car would run 11's. heck, when he us done building his new car, it will be much faster than that.

Someone made a comment about 700 pounds. Im surprised its that close.
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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #13 on: September 20, 2013, 01:44:52 PM »
Your question is who wants a V8? and my question is who doesn't want V8? Yes! V8 has big fan following and lovers around the world due to categorized in the top vehicles. Its speed as well as look make it gorgeous.

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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #14 on: September 20, 2013, 02:05:17 PM »
Your question is who wants a V8? and my question is who doesn't want V8?

Me, for one. Rather have an interesting high tech engine than another boring V8

Geez, there are even people tearing out the LNF engine to shove in an old style Chev V8 with a carb on it!  Dinosaurs.
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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2013, 02:07:11 PM »
I like the LNF as well

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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2013, 02:22:45 PM »
LNF engine:



Chev V8:

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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2013, 04:37:48 PM »
I would like it better if it was the new Cadillac ATS motor (LTG) 272/260.
Is to bad Pontiac went away since probably the 2012 Solstice would have end up with that engine.
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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #18 on: September 21, 2013, 10:12:05 PM »
Look up Don Nase JR. 
That's his dragster

Also look up Bruno Massel racing.
He still runs his ecotec

One more
Look up Perceval racing out of Canada

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Re: Who wants a V8?
« Reply #19 on: September 22, 2013, 07:31:23 PM »
In the november 2013 issue of Grassroots Motorsports Magazine on page 66 there is a full page add from 999 Motor Sports USA for a GT race car they are building. It's a ground up clean sheet car and they have chosen the GM Ecotec 2.0L turbocharged LNF to power it.
How about that race fans.
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