Originally Posted by acs0424
Good kill. Do you have any idea what engine the Tahoe had? Not to downplay your truck at all (it is insanely fast) but if that Tahoe had the Chevy 5.3 V8, that guy would've got whooped by a standard Ram Hemi. Those are not powerful engines. Now if he had the 6.2 (can you get that in the Tahoe?) it might be a different story. Nonetheless good kill, and I'm surprised he wanted to challenge you. Way to shut him down though
My bone stock 2012 Hemi at 3 days old, beat my bone stock 2011 Chevy Tahoe 5.3L over app. 1/3 mile run from a rolling start on the interstate [I-95]. The Hoe lost but wasn't "whooped." It's a slugbox off the mark but gets decent pickup once rolling.
The 5.3L IS a powefull engine; not Hemi powerfull but powerfull nonetheless. It just has very poor gearing and even poorer HP/torque management from the plant. Many on the Chevy forums have gotten VERY decent HP gains by basic add-ons [canned tuner, CAI, TB, CB exhaust & headers].
For the record, if the OP's truck is pulling the numbers his sig claims, then he will "whoop" at 6.2L