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Old 03-02-2010, 12:29 AM
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Now, I would never do such a thing as listed below...my truck simply pulled a Toyota and accellerated fully.

Anyhow, there just so happened to be a Saturn ION Redline (not sure if it was the turbocharged one or the older supercharged one [they're both pretty fast]) sitting at a redlight beside me.

Well, he was revving, and, upon the light turning green, the toyotaism must've kicked in. My truck went full throttle, leaving after the other guy even, and passed him whilst the truck was overturning the 275mm wide meats.
I heard the turbo over there buzzing and that little car screaming, and the old 360 just going through her paces.
Got her up into 3rd gear (sorry, I meant it shifted at the redline itself ) and he was about 3 car lengths behind me, till 119mph where the governor stopped the race...err...I mean stuck throttle. Never even made it into Overdrive.
Apparently that jiggled the throttle loose too as its fine now.

But...yeah...smoked a Saturn ION Redline with my SS/T...lol

That kid is probably embarassed to hell in his nice shiny car. My paint is peeling, the ball joints screamed as it launched, and its a 98 big heavy truck that has 150,000 miles...but, hey...at least I can brag...haha.

I really am impressed. Those cars do 14.6 stock, and this one had an aftermarket exhaust on it, which, in forced induction cars, is worth about 20-30hp on these new, highly restrictive setups they put on cars today.

So...I'm proud of my lil black truck.
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Old 03-02-2010, 01:19 AM
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That's an awesome kill man. those things are fairly quick! 200ish Hp with a car with about 1500 pounds less than us! Definately something to brag about. I love hammering the pedal down man.


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haha...better hope your dad don't see that pic
Any idea how fast you were going there? and, quite into the red line, though, aren't you?...lol

and...I'd like to get one of those tuners and turn that thing off...not quite sure what the reason was behind it.
But, my new CAI and my already installed tiny dual exhaust must have given me the edge
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Light speed man. Lol.

I could understand a 100mph shut off... yeah not sure about 119 at all. No purpose. Same with the 107 HEMI shut off. Maybe it had to do with the tire ratings.

Sweet man, what CAI did you go with? Or did ya build it? I find it funny that we don't have much more crank hp than that saturn. But our torque is just RIDICULOUS!
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That's an awesome kill man. those things are fairly quick! 200ish Hp with a car with about 1500 pounds less than us! Definately something to brag about. I love hammering the pedal down man.

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Old 03-02-2010, 01:53 AM
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Lol. I wish I was going that fast. With our rams (not sure about newer models) you can hold down the odometer reset stem, turn the key, and it will check for codes. Upon doing so, the RPM gauge and Speedometer shoot up to redline and 120+ MPH. I just happened to take a picture of it Lol.
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That is a nice kill there strang3, and you should be proud of your truck!!!

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Old 03-02-2010, 04:40 PM
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haha....I figured that wasn't real. Good try though...lol

But, I went with the intake made out of electrical conduit I saw on this website (forget who it was that made it originally)...

but, have that painted satin black and a Spectre filter...looks pretty good actually, just have to figure out a mount for it.

Also, I have another throttle body I got rid of the air horns on that I'm going to try out here soon...lol One cheap mod at a time

And, thanks cajun...not bad for a 150,000 mile truck
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Yeah man let me know how the TB works out. I'd love to do it if there is noticeable results
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