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Ok just to let you know, I had 2 passengers in the car with me (exceeding 350lbs and close to 400!) , 3/4 tank of fuel, and a slow pitiful launch.. We both squared up at the stop light on US36 and SR267. He was sitting right at the white line (with no passengers!) in the right lane and I was in the left lane about 1/2 car length back. The light turned green and we both eased out.. I stayed right by his back bumper up till like 30.. I seen him lookin in his mirrors at me kinda crazy so I figured I'd give him a run. I stomped it to the floor and grabbed 2nd immediately. He romped on it too. He didnt gain more than 1 1/2 car length lead at any time up until 70mph (and towards the end of 2nd gear and top of 3rd I was actually gaining ground). After we both hit about 70 we shut it down (he had me by MAYBE 1 car length).. I looked over at him gave him a thumbs up and he nodded and smiled.
I've smoked quite a few Beretta GT's and Grand Am GT's but this is the first Z26 I've ran. It was all stock and looked like it just rolled off the dealership! I believe the Z26's have a 3.1 V6 with 155hp and an 4 speed ATX. All in all I felt good about keeping up with him and I feel I coulda matched him if not led him had I been alone and launched hard out of 1st.
 
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I smell BS

NO way could you have kept up


I have the V6, and it was close, dont give me that BS about you keeping up with him with passengers.
 
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I don't think it's BS, If it is BS, how did I beat my buddy's 00' Subaru Impreza 2.5 ? Let me know how that's so, I know that Subaru is quicker than a Beretta, or whatever...if you think it's BS, you must not know how to drive an MX6...I have an intake and APEXi exhaust and I know that's not that big of a difference in hp and pick up...so you goin' to say what I'm sayin' is BS too ? Alright, enough said, Later
 

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My lord, are you saying you have a LS and you had trouble keeping up with a Z26?! You must have an ill-running Six because a stock Z26 isnt that fast. You can scream BS all you want- I report races as they happen.. Be assured if I get smoked I'd report it too (like that sleeper 14.9 CRX that smoked me hahaha)
 
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I might have a slow 6, i dont know, maybe one of the reasons im slow is

1: ATX
2: Straight Pipe Exhaust = Less Power
3: 147K Miles

Maybe I AM slow :( thanks for the encouragment
 

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Hahahaha, keep your slow ass off the road :D
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Some Beretta's are quicker than others, I used to have a Nissan Altima with exhaust. Well, this one guy with an ATX was slow as hell, and I beat him bad, then there was this guy with a 5 speed, and he trounced me every time, no matter how well I launched or shifted. So, it isn't necessarily BS, and I'm not saying one way or another, just relating my experiences.
Also, I don't know the horsepower on the second gen 4 bangers, but, I know the Altima was 150 stock with 154 lb/ft of torque, the exhaust probably added maybe 5 hp, so.... You do the math.
 

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I'm not calling BS one way or another, but all I know is that I once raced and lost to a Beretta Z26 in my old car, an '88 Olds Cutlass Calais Int'n coupe with a 5-speed and 150hp quad4 engine. The Beretta was quicker than my Cutlass. My Cutlass was quicker than my 6. 2+2=?
 

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118hp on the 2.0.... really sucks if you've got the atx like me :(
 

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Your quad 4 would beat your 6 in a 1/4 mi?? Man thats terrible.. There must be a whole bunch of bunk 2.0's going around.. And if the quad 4 had 150 horse and a manual it should have SMOKED a 155 horse ATX.. And I never said I won vs. the Z26- but he didnt pull from me much! If I'd been alone I know I would have gave him a good run..

And while peoples feelings are getting hurt, I've smoked Beretta GT's in an Escort EXP!! Berettas are weak.
 

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it sounds like he got beat by a regular beretta, not the Z26.. that is horrible!
 

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i read in my SCC about the Berreta GTU...ran 0-60 in 10.? seconds. now thats horrible..

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