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Old 04-25-2011, 05:09 PM
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So my friend, Dalton, got a 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS about a year ago and has been bugging me to race. He is completely convinced that his car will beat mine. And when I say completely convinced, I mean there is no changing his mine.

Well, that was until Saturday.

The other day, I just so happened to pull up next to him at a stop light and we were the first two in traffic. He saw me and waved, so of course I revved my engine. He revved his back, and as soon as the light turned green, I dropped her into third and took off. I was far enough ahead so I let off the gas to let him catch up thinking he would slow down next to me. Nope, he just kept on going. So again, I took off. I caught up and proceeded to pass him. I think my top speed was around 85.

Fittingly, after our short shoot-out we pulled into Advanced Auto Parts. He was totally tweaking out "I f*ing red lined my car, how fast were you going?" And I said my car was pushing at a comfortable 4000 rpm and topped around 85.

I think he now knows that my car, stock, will beat his (slightly) modded Eclipse.

Pwn'd.
 
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nice kill! Im still trying to find an SS to race me around here, but I dont see any of them...


those 06+ SS's are pretty sick cars!
 
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Old 04-25-2011, 07:12 PM
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nice kill lol, you shifted into 3rd? lol
 
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Old 04-25-2011, 08:46 PM
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nice kill....i havent got to mess with anyone around here with my monte yet
 
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Old 04-26-2011, 12:08 AM
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His puny 4 cylinder stood no chance against your V8. He's a moron. My Honda's faster than his Eclipse lol and I know you'd destroy me. Nice kill
 
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Old 04-26-2011, 05:52 AM
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Originally Posted by trewyn15 View Post
nice kill lol, you shifted into 3rd? lol
xert put it into Drive. It won't make your Monte any faster, but it could save your 4th gear by not allowing it to shift at high speeds. I always race my Monte in Drive because of that.

xert, nice kill! I think it's funny that he tried a ricer fly-by and you still beat that, lol. That generation Eclipse is a joke though. Especially if he thought he could beat a V8 SS.
 
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Old 04-26-2011, 06:55 PM
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oh, it just didnt make sense to me lol.

what else would allow you to shift to 4th at high speeds?
 
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Originally Posted by trewyn15 View Post
oh, it just didnt make sense to me lol.

what else would allow you to shift to 4th at high speeds?
Keeping it in OD
 
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Old 04-26-2011, 10:43 PM
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Originally Posted by nitehawkjcb View Post
Keeping it in OD
Isn't OD in D? lol
 
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Old 04-26-2011, 11:01 PM
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If you don't have OD engaged, it won't shift into "4th"
 

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