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#1 Ssfan60

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Posted 29 July 2018 - 10:51 PM

03 awd ss mostly stock...rolling about 40 45 down the road my friend pulls up next to me in a 2017 bone stock ford edge 4 cyl. He honks 3 times and blows my ass away...im super embarrassed is there something wrong with my truck ???
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#2 Silverado_George

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 12:03 AM

You gotta do fair comparisons, take into consideration that the 4 cylinder for weighs MUCH less than these trucks, these trucks are a little over 5k pounds while that ford was probably around 3k... lighter car equals winning, try racing a more fair comparison like a 5.7 hemi ram from the same era..

 

 

 

 

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 10:30 AM

You say it's just a 4 cyl, but I'm guessing its a Ecoboost 4 cyl (2.0L), so that means its a 4cyl capable of making the same power as a small V8 over a very wide speed range and weighs less.


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Posted 30 July 2018 - 02:00 PM

Yes the gear ratio's and weight at 40 - 45 won't beat much   Try a slower start so your truck will drop into first gear then you'll get a better start.


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Posted 30 July 2018 - 02:51 PM

03 awd ss mostly stock...rolling about 40 45 down the road my friend pulls up next to me in a 2017 bone stock ford edge 4 cyl. He honks 3 times and blows my ass away...im super embarrassed is there something wrong with my truck ???

 

Gotta watch out for the EcoBoost, those little turbos sneak up on ya. Time to upgrade the SSS. Get a Custom Tune!


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Posted 30 July 2018 - 08:32 PM

3 speed trans (4 including OD) vs a 6 speed, newer tech, turbo, lets be real a 6.0 making 345 is old news. 5.3s make more than that now lol.


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Posted 31 July 2018 - 08:19 PM

3 speed trans (4 including OD) vs a 6 speed, newer tech, turbo, lets be real a 6.0 making 345 is old news. 5.3s make more than that now lol.

sad but so true

Edited by matslp488, 31 July 2018 - 08:19 PM.

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Posted 31 July 2018 - 08:57 PM

Exactly why we all need to upgrade to 6.2 Engines with Boost

Edited by Aldofashow, 31 July 2018 - 08:58 PM.

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