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Old 01-22-2013, 12:17 PM   #31
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Talking about 4 bangers being fast. Bwahahahaha

This place hasn't grown up at all. Only 4 bangers that should be talked about in terms of fast ar motorcycles or real rally cars
Take that crap to a motorcycle forum. How are you on a forum based off of a four cylinder car talking stupidity like that. If thats how you really feel i think you should lay off the need for speed and actually take a step into the real racing world.
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Talking about 4 bangers being fast. Bwahahahaha

This place hasn't grown up at all. Only 4 bangers that should be talked about in terms of fast ar motorcycles or real rally cars
Whats the entry time for "Fast"? I'm sure there are more than enough all motor K-series Hondas to qualify.

Now, a bolt on focus isnt fast, but we knew that already
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Old 01-22-2013, 05:03 PM   #33
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15 second 4 bangers aren't rare and still not what I consider quick.
IMO once you're getting along in the 14 second 1/4 mile range you're starting to be quick,13s your company is getting rarer especially with a 4 banger and those are generally FI'd from the factory. If you run 12s your company shrinks considerably and even the quickest 4 bangers need some outside help to get into the 12s.
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15 second 4 bangers aren't rare and still not what I consider quick.
IMO once you're getting along in the 14 second 1/4 mile range you're starting to be quick,13s your company is getting rarer especially with a 4 banger and those are generally FI'd from the factory. If you run 12s your company shrinks considerably and even the quickest 4 bangers need some outside help to get into the 12s.
All honesty and i know i may have rejection on it. But i personally think the 1/4 mile drag racing is a v8 thing. Not saying four cylinders dont do it but v8's own that type of course. So when i look at building my own personal car i dont look at 1/4 mile time i would look at track time. If i was to be doing any kind of racing like that. And a bolt on focus is not slow. They can be quick if you build them.
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That's why there's different classes and at the time when sport compacts were taking off pre Fast&the Furious era it was a big deal to whoop a V8 with a lowly 4 banger plus on the street it made me a bit of money back in the day especially when my car was AWD since it ran the same on the street as it did on the track no need to change tires or take out my seats and such.

The only reason I throw a 1/4 mile time out there is you can compare it to others across the country as opposed to individual tracks where you can only judge other cars on the same track.
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122ci,AWD,full glass and interior panels/dashboard and making over 1000hp at the crank with close to 900hp making it to the wheels through the class mandated exhaust. This car also retains alot of the stock components including the rear axles and factory gearing.

Saw it live a while back up here at 5800ft and it was still clipping high 8s.


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Whats the entry time for "Fast"? I'm sure there are more than enough all motor K-series Hondas to qualify.

Now, a bolt on focus isnt fast, but we knew that already
It's still just a car and a 2 year zx14 or gsxr1300 will run 9s stock and have way better roll on that costs less what you paid to mod that old Honduh to those times.

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Take that crap to a motorcycle forum. How are you on a forum based off of a four cylinder car talking stupidity like that. If thats how you really feel i think you should lay off the need for speed and actually take a step into the real racing world.
Take your third grade sensitivity to a my life sucks I want to commit suicide forum.



You guys are still the exact same as you were when the durance came out in the 2005, immature and trying to make an econobox fast
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Third grade sensitivity!? Thats cute . If you dont like it then go to a different forum of your preference. Being an ass on a four cylinder based forum is only making you look like an ass. But feel free to your own opinion.
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That's why there's different classes and at the time when sport compacts were taking off pre Fast&the Furious era it was a big deal to whoop a V8 with a lowly 4 banger plus on the street it made me a bit of money back in the day especially when my car was AWD since it ran the same on the street as it did on the track no need to change tires or take out my seats and such.

The only reason I throw a 1/4 mile time out there is you can compare it to others across the country as opposed to individual tracks where you can only judge other cars on the same track.
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Yeahhhhhh and how much money did that cost to make it go that fast?
Any car in the single digits cost alot to make go fast.

On the bike thing,yeah it's the best bang for your buck but to make it go that quick does take some talent since I see alot of people that can't run their bikes that low but it's pretty cool still but you're comparing an apple to an orange.
To run 99% of street cars into the 9s would take alot of money anyway so your thinking can apply to anything slower. Why buy a Viper when you can have a bike?

I'm just not a bike person since on the street I don't trust other driver's enough to feel safe and just never been a 2 wheel guy but to each his own.
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Third grade sensitivity!? Thats cute . If you dont like it then go to a different forum of your preference. Being an ass on a four cylinder based forum is only making you look like an ass. But feel free to your own opinion.
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