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hmm, now was he really racing you? I think he just let you take it.. An LS is quite a mover.

[ August 26, 2001: Message edited by: blkbute ]
 

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Don't know if it was a 6 or an 8... by all means, default should say it was a 6, 'cause the 8 would have killed me, right?

Oh.. BlkBute... we aren't here to question each other like that, you'll find that my experience on this forum is truth, soldier's honor. Am I sure he wanted to race me? Uh, yeah...that would be why I saw his front end jump and engine race and I decided to shift down and do the same, watching his car fall back a little before he let off.

It was a legit, off-the-line kill and I felt like posting it. Would you like to match up your 2nd gen to my measly 3.5L 1st gen?

MUHHHH HA HA HA HA HAHAHAah

-wolf out
 

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the 8s have something like 250hp but god knows that they far out-torque us, especially at low end. i don't have the stats but that's common sense.
 

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If it was a "top 'o the line" LS, it would definatley be the V8 version.

1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L V6

Hp = [email protected]
Torque = [email protected]
Curb Weight = 3519lbs
Lbs per HP = 16.44
Lbs per Ft/Lb = 15.92
0-60mph = 8.6s
1/4 mile = [email protected]

2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L V8

Hp = [email protected]
Torque = [email protected]
Curb Weight = 3692lbs
Lbs per HP = 14.65
Lbs per Ft/Lb = 13.83
0-60mph = 7.3s
1/4 mile = [email protected]

Clearly the numbers show roughly a two pound advantage in both lb:hp and lb:tq to the Lincoln. But, considering that they are as close as they are, one would have to conclude that this is a driver's race. Which operator knows how to drive his/her car better. That is until one looks at the 0-60 and 1/4 mile times. The LS has almost a one second advantage on both. Possibly due to different gearing, and being a 5 speed manual/auto. (If that makes a difference.)

Now, I am not saying that Rarewolf is spreading some BS, I just wanted to post some info. He could have beaten an LS V6 easy as pie, the V8 would be tough, but not impossible. There are too many factors to be accounted for. Do as I do, take each story with a grain of salt and take them for what they are: entertainment.
 

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Actually the LS6's aren't a slouch either...they have 210 hp and are available with a 5 speed Getrag manual tranny (not available on the LS8 for some stupid reason). Fun car...I was lucky enough to put one through it's paces. Nice looking car too....I wish I could afford one. But then again, I'd probably get a 3-series if I could lay out the cash.

[ August 28, 2001: Message edited by: Intrepidatious ]
 
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