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Old 11-26-2003, 12:33 PM   #1
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SVt vs a 1.8t jetta who gets owned?

im a noobie

i have a friend who wants to run me, he has a 1.8t jetta bone stock can i beat him or do i get owned?

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What year jetta??
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2001 1.8t i think 180 hp , not sure though
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Old 11-26-2003, 06:36 PM   #4
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Jetta 1.8 & SVTF

Its a driver's race.
Curb Weight: 3175 lbs.
Horsepower: 180 hp
Torque: 174 ft-lbs.
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I don't drive an SVT, but I've heard that they're hard to launch right. You might want to practice that.
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Old 12-04-2003, 01:14 AM   #6
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if hes stock u can keep up with him pretty good ive ran beetles with the 1.8 and i can stay close with them
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Old 12-04-2003, 02:33 PM   #7
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I ran one auto with T/c and tiptronic and got rolled braked launch and it was over for me. 8th will be close but the quarter about 70-90 it pulled on me hard.
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Def. work on your launch, that Jetta has alot more torque than the SVTF. If you get him off the line then with good driving you should own him.
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if its on a rolling start u will keep up
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thanks for the info guys...yeah its from a rolling start

now i just gotta take the challenge and let you guys know what happened......doesnt help that 6-12 inches of snow is on the way , so this wont be happening anytime soon
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