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#1 Old 08-06-2004, 11:10 PM
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Me VS 2004Mustang GT Convert.

A friend of mine from works wants to race me at the track. He has a Mustang GT softtop with automatic tranny. He is getting a set of magnaflows installed. I have a 2003 Subuaru WRX Sedan with a MT. The only mod I have is a Cat Back Exhaust. I can launch pretty good.. I rev to 4000 rpm and slip the clutch slowly in which I think is pretty effective. I haven't really been able to test my times but I *think* i'm going really fast.
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That's definitely the safe way to launch. Don't ever drop the clutch or you will kill the tranny.

I say go for it and race him. The auto tranny equalizes you even with his magnaflows. Let us know how it turns out. And don't race on the streets!
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Even the manual tranny GTs are slower than the rex if you drive it correctly. I remember taking a guy with some exhaust on his gt, and I had two other people in my car.
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yeah, you'll dust him if you get good launch and all. I raced a GT on the street, i gave him a little head start, say, 3 cars, before launched, i'm stock, i caught up in 2nd, passed him in 3rd. so you should do fine.
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i think he realizes this and is doing more mods before we go eheh.
oh we are going to a track.
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