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Old 02-11-2007, 12:27 PM   #1
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Smile I finally had my first SVT Experience!

Known by all is that the SVT Piranha is not a drag racer but more so a corner carver. Well, I knew this but didnt really know this. So after church today I went to go drive by a local lakeand around the lake is a nice 2lane each way highway which I knew. What I didnt know is that it is twisty like no other! Plus the set speed limit was 60. 60! So playing in between 4k and 6k rpms I ran that road like no other! And my car seemed to want more so well, im not going to deprive my car, thats rude. I took it up and slammed it into the corners and it still handled perfect! The road was a little bumpy but that didnt stop this car! This car is a driving machine! It was my first time to actually test the car out. Oddly enough, out of the corners it pulled like crazy. Maybe thats due to me reinstalling Toms tune (the first time I dont think it actually worked so I reinstalled it last night and tried it out today), My whole rpm range was smooth and potent! Today was a fun day.

You should all go find an empty twisty road and lay into it. The SVT Suspension is begging for it!

Make sure its safe though!

Anyways, just thought i'd share how great my morning was.


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Old 02-11-2007, 12:29 PM   #2
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I hope its okay i posted this here and not in the Rally, road racing setion. I figured this to be more of an SVT Owners thing.
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yeah i had a road like that wher i grew that was so frickin fun to drive and scare the shit out of the passengers- i just need to find one here in nc/sc area
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I jsut ordered Tom's tune...yay!!! I'm glad you liked the car man!! I love mine. I'm takin it to an actual race track to race it at least twice this summer. it'll be fun as hell.
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1turbofocus is Tom. He tunes the Diablosport Predator Tuner for SVT owners. It cost around $400 but is well worth it. Plus, you can keeep having it retuned with the more mods you do to keep it maximizing your power! Type "Toms Tune" into the search area and you'll find countless threads about it.
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Dude that's normal :)
SVT is awesome over 2000RPM

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well i would say 3000 rpms but that just my opinion
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Dude imagine the SVT would have been geared a little bit lower.
MAN it would be perfect for city mileage.
I mean sometimes i wonder about this.I even did a post on it before i bougth the car.I bougth it anyway LOL.

I will use my warranty and possibly send my car to the dealer for tuning the engine(worthed?) and investigate the "dead moment" that happen sometimes when i launch.
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How long have you owned your SVT? Your just now figuring this out? Now your in real trouble, because you know it can do it. I bet I can guess what your doing after church next sunday.
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