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Old 06-20-2008
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Im just wondering what some of you guys are running in the 0-60 time frame. With a buddy in the truck with a stopwatch, I managed a 9.86 twice in the same night (this was before my pullies and intake). Also the truck was on a forth of a tank on the 87torque tune. I havent tried the 93performance tune yet Ive heard that it will pick up at least two tenths of a second.
 
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phil i run a 12 second 1/8th mile and trap at 57mph...HAHAHAHAHAHA oh god im slow
 
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haha its alright cant expect much from the lil 3.0
 
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About 3.5 in my evo...
 
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i love evo's, but yours is that quick? ive heard saleen S 7's run like a 2.9?
 
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like 15..........years.

I dunno, if I had to guess, I'd say somewhere around 8 sec.
 
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8.26 according to Ford
 
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http://youtube.com/watch?v=fqt-4SWkkA4&feature=related

8.26 is like a 3.0 5-spd regular cab with 4.10's and just enough fuel to make the run, a 100lb driver, and no exhaust or intake. lol
 
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Nah, a 3.0 is slower.
 
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I'll look at my time slips (my stack of a million) and see how consistant I am and where I hit close to 60 when I get home.
 
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with all your mods..... unfortunatly you'll run about a 10 second 0-60.

Why not buy a Gtech off of ebay? they go for pretty cheap. You can check for sure that way.
 
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I highly doubt a 3.0 will hit the 8 sec range, will have to have boost or N2O being crammed down its throat or it will have to lose a lot of weight

Me and some buddies in there Nissan Xterra, Pontiac Aztec, Honda Civic, BMW 325IS and my ranger. I gave that 325IS a little scare the driver is my best friend and he was surprised that I managed a 9.86. He managed a 9.66 with a full tank of prem gas. All the other guys where in the 11-14 sec range... The Honda came out with a 14.25... It was an 08 basic model auto... I never laughed so hard cause that guy talks so much smack about cars and how his is so much faster than us
 
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mine takes about 2 miles and a couple minutes before I hit 60mph.....thats why I ride slow, and soon enough I will ride slow and low
 
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actually a 3.0L/manual reg cab can achieve in the 8sec range. 9.66 out of a 325i? Should be closer to mid 7's if it's a manual and mid 8's for a steptronic.
 
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its a 94 with over 300,000 miles on it, not sure what its called but it has "manual" mode... but basically an automatic. He also carries roughly 200lbs of specialty tools in the trunk... he didnt think to take them out... didnt think about the reg cab 5spds completely forgot about them there my bad
 
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