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Old 11-26-2012, 03:47 PM
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Hm, I'm kinda surprised by that. Mustn't have been a stock Tahoe.
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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
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Yeah, I guess I misspoke what I was trying to say. You are correct, the 5.3 does make some good power. My experience with them has just been that they are not gutsy at all. I've never raced one, but just from driving them they never felt as gutsy as the Hemi. And I was referring to the idea that a 6.2 could be a stock Hemi, not Chefred's beast.
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I agree.

The 6.2L should beat a 5.7L Hemi if both were bone stock..... not by much but it should get the Hemi.

That 6.2L is a damn torque-ee engine.... with decent ponies.
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can't be faster than an fi'd SS...and i was totally tryin to get this guy to kine up with me..my slowest time that day was 13.09

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What makes a 5.3 so quick is it's stroke times the 300+ hp...they are really quick. Most of these 5.3 guys don't have 3.73 gears in their trucks. The ones that do will give these hemis a run for their money. I'll take a 5.3 over a chevy 5.7 for street any day.
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