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Post by eaglecatcher » Thu Nov 08, 2007 11:40 pm

you need a rev limiter to powershift. Otherwise your engine go BOOM!

I tried to powershift once, shifted at 4k in 1st gear, WAHHHHHHHH overrevved almost up to 6k, nearly 1k over redline.

never did that again.
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Post by comingbackdown » Fri Nov 09, 2007 1:24 am

eaglecatcher wrote:you need a rev limiter to powershift. Otherwise your engine go BOOM!

I tried to powershift once, shifted at 4k in 1st gear, WAHHHHHHHH overrevved almost up to 6k, nearly 1k over redline.

never did that again.
You don't need a rev limiter if you're reeeeeeeeeally damn good.
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Post by DocPHD » Fri Nov 09, 2007 2:26 am

paul34 wrote:Or you just need a 12,000 RPM redline 8)
amen to that. where can i find a high performance V8 like that, i wonder...
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Post by DocPHD » Fri Nov 09, 2007 2:33 am

snikro wrote:Haha I love how in the beginning of this scene how the guy in the eclipse just SLAMS the shifter its like there was no resistance at all :lol:
And at 53 seconds how the guy sees him coming up and then floors his car, yeah like he wasnt already. And the nitrous always gets me too. :mrgreen:

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ha that's so cute. and that scene right there is a very good example of why the fast and the furious franchise is dumb as hell. none of those drivers showed any tact or skill

the near-ram got my hopes up though. i would have loved to see the crash. that solid metal camaro would have ripped through that plastic toy like tinfoil.
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Post by hockeystyx16 » Fri Nov 09, 2007 3:16 am

DocPHD wrote:amen to that. where can i find a high performance V8 like that, i wonder...
steal one from F1. they are too gay to deserve V8s anyway
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Post by Paolo300zx » Fri Nov 09, 2007 5:16 am

eaglecatcher wrote:you need a rev limiter to powershift. Otherwise your engine go BOOM!

I tried to powershift once, shifted at 4k in 1st gear, WAHHHHHHHH overrevved almost up to 6k, nearly 1k over redline.

never did that again.
i can powershift in mine fine... clutch in and out at 6500rpm.. never goes a spec over redline. :)

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Post by eaglecatcher » Fri Nov 09, 2007 7:57 pm

Paolo300zx wrote:
eaglecatcher wrote:you need a rev limiter to powershift. Otherwise your engine go BOOM!

I tried to powershift once, shifted at 4k in 1st gear, WAHHHHHHHH overrevved almost up to 6k, nearly 1k over redline.

never did that again.
i can powershift in mine fine... clutch in and out at 6500rpm.. never goes a spec over redline. :)
did you forget that I drive a mustang? silly goose. my car has no rev limiter, so it will rev all day long, until it goes BOOM!

I'm pretty sure your Z has a rev limiter, at least, the one I test drove had one. it was a 93, and it had a bad tranny, and it didn't like to go all the way into gear, so occasoinaly it would not go all the way in, let the clutch out and gas it, and wahwahwahwahwah, banging off the limiter.
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Post by Nychold » Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:47 pm

snikro wrote:Haha I love how in the beginning of this scene how the guy in the eclipse just SLAMS the shifter its like there was no resistance at all :lol:
And at 53 seconds how the guy sees him coming up and then floors his car, yeah like he wasnt already. And the nitrous always gets me too. :mrgreen:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=mUm3BzHa508
My favorite part is how, right near the end, both cars were going 120+, and STILL had another gear to go! :lol: x 100
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Post by snikro » Fri Nov 09, 2007 10:14 pm

Nychold wrote:
snikro wrote:Haha I love how in the beginning of this scene how the guy in the eclipse just SLAMS the shifter its like there was no resistance at all :lol:
And at 53 seconds how the guy sees him coming up and then floors his car, yeah like he wasnt already. And the nitrous always gets me too. :mrgreen:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=mUm3BzHa508
My favorite part is how, right near the end, both cars were going 120+, and STILL had another gear to go! :lol: x 100
Yeah lol but it actually looks like he downshifts to 4th at 120 :DD
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Post by DocPHD » Sun Nov 11, 2007 5:01 am

snikro wrote:
Nychold wrote:
snikro wrote:Haha I love how in the beginning of this scene how the guy in the eclipse just SLAMS the shifter its like there was no resistance at all :lol:
And at 53 seconds how the guy sees him coming up and then floors his car, yeah like he wasnt already. And the nitrous always gets me too. :mrgreen:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=mUm3BzHa508
My favorite part is how, right near the end, both cars were going 120+, and STILL had another gear to go! :lol: x 100
Yeah lol but it actually looks like he downshifts to 4th at 120 :DD
...when i shift for power, i'm still in 4th untill about 130....
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Post by PureLife » Sun Nov 11, 2007 11:18 pm

snikro wrote:
Nychold wrote:
snikro wrote:Haha I love how in the beginning of this scene how the guy in the eclipse just SLAMS the shifter its like there was no resistance at all :lol:
And at 53 seconds how the guy sees him coming up and then floors his car, yeah like he wasnt already. And the nitrous always gets me too. :mrgreen:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=mUm3BzHa508
My favorite part is how, right near the end, both cars were going 120+, and STILL had another gear to go! :lol: x 100
Yeah lol but it actually looks like he downshifts to 4th at 120 :DD
My 4th in the BMW is good until 135 or so.

Subaru on the other hand ... 105. Oh yeah. :lol:

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Post by Mcfly » Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:59 pm

Let's not look too deeply into Hollywood's interpretation of driving here gentlemen. Because you would need the force, young skywalker, to catch up in a drag race after spinning out in the dirt! It's so sad!
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Post by eaglecatcher » Sat Nov 17, 2007 12:46 am

DocPHD wrote:
paul34 wrote:Or you just need a 12,000 RPM redline 8)
amen to that. where can i find a high performance V8 like that, i wonder...
Ferrari F50GT?

I dunno what the redline is, but on PGR3, I think its close to that. maybe only 10k.

Or maybe it uses a V10/V12.


I've love to build a 3.0L V8. can you say "banshee wail" for the exhaust note!? That would be so amazing. Of course, you'd pretty much have to custom build everything from the block up, so it might not be all that effective. I wonder if you can buy F1 engines, used or new...
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Post by DocPHD » Sat Nov 17, 2007 9:22 pm

eaglecatcher wrote:I've love to build a 3.0L V8. can you say "banshee wail" for the exhaust note!? That would be so amazing. Of course, you'd pretty much have to custom build everything from the block up, so it might not be all that effective. I wonder if you can buy F1 engines, used or new...
3.0 liter? what? :?. i thought three liters were still in the realm of six cylinders (straight six or v six)... i guess with very small cylinders it would be possible...
and i think ferraris do have 10s and 12s for that. fun fun :D
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Post by eaglecatcher » Sun Nov 18, 2007 12:15 am

DocPHD wrote:
eaglecatcher wrote:I've love to build a 3.0L V8. can you say "banshee wail" for the exhaust note!? That would be so amazing. Of course, you'd pretty much have to custom build everything from the block up, so it might not be all that effective. I wonder if you can buy F1 engines, used or new...
3.0 liter? what? :?. i thought three liters were still in the realm of six cylinders (straight six or v six)... i guess with very small cylinders it would be possible...
and i think ferraris do have 10s and 12s for that. fun fun :D
Thats how they get their awesome sound, relatively small displacement for the amount of cylinders it uses.
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