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Discussion in 'SVT Tech Forum' started by ironmedic, Oct 10, 2004.
Couple years ago my 99 vert was stock except cold air intake and underdrive pulleys. Took an almost new 01 ss convertible 3 pulls in a row. By an average of .3 seconds per run. He seemed new to heads up racing thhough
How is it a pig? Camaros weigh less that mustangs off the floor.
I didn't mean that the car was heavier, just slower. LT1's are torquey bastards, but they can't touch the LS1's for power....stock for stock anyway.
I have both, and they are both modded pretty well; the camaro having more suspension mods, Sub frames, LCA's, STB, Pan hard, ect.. and a 150 shot. N/a my SS will eat almost any bolt on Sn95 or 99 Cobra's its not even a challenge. But 32 V Cobra's can take stock LS1's or LS1's with very few mods, but your gonna need 4.30's, mid pipe, cat-back, Cai, and TB to say the least.
?? the 99 cobra has a 32valve?? anyway, I agree, but the 96 were the slower of all the new mod cobras. My 99 has 410 gears and all the other stuff you mentioned. I think it can easily take a stock ls1!
What a bunch of Bull
Mod foor mod.. i have A WS6 AUTO.. 3;73 STALL
sealed intaked TB , Maf headers no cats, cat back.. i've raped so many Svt's i don't even bother yeah i run DR's and have a small diet.. Cobra's even the 03 -04 stock are a joke to me.oh and predator tuning.
Ua all 96-04 Cobra's are 32V, DOHC (4 cam mod motor) Also the only reason the 96 is a lil slower is because of the intake manifold other than that they still are fast.
If he has a stall & DR's to go with those gears, headers etc. then it's no BS. Convertors are typically worth about a half-second on these cars.
Here's the "Top 50" list from ls1tech.com for internally stock (bolt-on only) NA cars. Note that about 90% of them are stalled A4's, and that it takes 11.80's to even crack the list. Look at the 60-foot times the stalled cars get. That's where the races are won. Those A4 cars won't have the trap speed of a similarly modded 6-speed car but they'll murder it out of the hole. Given that there's nothing special about the cars on that list (bolt-ons only, and most at or near factory weight, no nitrous), I don't consider it a stretch that even the garden-variety stalled A4 car would be more than enough for a stock 03-04 Cobra.
Call all you want, but if you ever line up next to one of these cars you may be in for a rude awakening.
When you see an 02 cobra, let us know.
I had two kids pull up in a 01SS last week and wanted to race. The passenger leaned out the window and asked if I had a V8? (guess he didnt notice the loud sound comeing from my exaust) Then he said that his friends car has a 5.4 ltr and it would kick the crap out of my stang. I looked at him in total disbelief. He car was almost stock. It had a Catback and thats about it.. one of the ones with the little chevy shaped ends..Barf
Well I reved up real good and as the light went green I let him burn his tires as I slowley left the line.. I guess he didnt see the cop.. well he did after the red lights came on
My BONE STOCK 02' SS ran a 13.2 at 107mph w/ 2.1 60ft. I was new to drag racing as well.
You'll get different answers from everybody. You should, however, beat him with your gears.
i thought i was the only one who noticed that
i was smoked by one on the highway a couple months ago. with nitrous im sure i would have had him, but the bottom line is we need 300+ rwhp to hang with an SS.
00 R is slower than an LS1?