View Single Post
cliyde cliyde is offline
Registered User
cliyde's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Hurricane Region, NC
Posts: 634
SRT8 challenged today!

Stop Light #1 - pulled up next to the 8 in a double left turn lane. SRT8 blips the throttle and I immediately noticed it was far from stock. (sounded mean) - Light turns green and I gingerly take off, rounding the curve much easier in my 2700lb car, getting out ahead of him quickly. Hitting the straights I see (and HEAR) him juice it in the rear view, but we immediately caught the next light...

StopLight #2 - He pulls up beside and rolls window down...

SRT8: "Hey, nice car! Let's do this!!!!, he smiles..."
ME: I smile back, "It's not much of a drag car..."
SRT8: "That's ok... so, what year is that?"
ME: "It's an '84..."
SRT8:"Cool, is it a TURBO?!?"
ME: Smile, "Well... Maybe...?" - Light turns green at that moment, we both punched it! First gear goes by in a split second... now into second with wastegate openend and in full tilt. No mistaking N/A for turbo now! I look back and see the SRT8 about 2.5 car lenghts behind... WOOO WHOOO!!!

Braking hard, I let him fly by... we both gave thumbs up and each had a good laugh. Surprised me how quick I got away!
- '88 911 (3.6 Transplant, Big Reds, Coilovers, & Headers)
- '12 Audi B8 S4 (6MT)
- SOLD! '84 911 3.2 Turbo Targa
- SOLD! '85 928S 5sp with LSD
Old 05-26-2013, 07:56 PM
  Pelican Parts Catalog | Tech Articles | Promos & Specials    Reply With Quote #45 (permalink)