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Old 10-18-2006, 02:11 AM   #1
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How a ricer can do 14 seconds in the 1/4 mile

http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/t...61988&f=23&h=0

You look. I hope you like..its nice...i like
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Old 10-18-2006, 02:30 AM   #2
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Ohh that's awesome!...Using nothing but a Sawz-All, they took off over one thousand pounds!! lol. What surprised me was that when they took off 273lbs, the car gained half a second in the quarter.
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Old 10-18-2006, 02:46 AM   #3
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Ohh that's awesome!...Using nothing but a Sawz-All, they took off over one thousand pounds!! lol. What surprised me was that when they took off 273lbs, the car gained half a second in the quarter.
was that including the wheels or no?
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Old 10-18-2006, 02:50 AM   #4
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was that including the wheels or no?
No, that was done after the new wheels were put on.
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Old 10-18-2006, 05:33 AM   #5
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Wow, that was hilarious. But...they didn't actually cut up some dude's car did they?
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Old 10-18-2006, 12:24 PM   #6
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The convertable looks real cool.
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Old 10-18-2006, 12:37 PM   #7
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Wow, that was hilarious. But...they didn't actually cut up some dude's car did they?
I think they did
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The convertable looks real cool.
I thought that the car would sink at the middle because of it lol.
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Somehow at the end of it, it looks kind of cool lol.

What kind of engine is on the car?
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Somehow at the end of it, it looks kind of cool lol.

What kind of engine is on the car?
SR20DE (2L 4 cylinder).
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Old 10-18-2006, 06:09 PM   #11
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SR20DE (2L 4 cylinder).

Must be a weak ass engine if it can only propel it 0-60 in 5.8 secs at 1700 lbs lol


Wow one of the posters said remove power steering and use muscle instead. I'd like to see him try.
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i believe race cars dont have power steering either.
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i believe race cars dont have power steering either.

Surely they don't steer manually...? I didn't think it was practical for any kind of driving
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Surely they don't steer manually...? I didn't think it was practical for any kind of driving
they turn the wheel just like you would any other car. Cars in the old days didnt come with power steering either, but just because you are too dense to google it doesnt mean you have to question the fact.
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Surely they don't steer manually...? I didn't think it was practical for any kind of driving
I got to drive a mid '80's manual car with no power steering over the summer...it's A LOT harder than cars with power steering, but my 72 year old grandpa can drive it fine
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