Alltrac vs Random Chevy truck

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Alltrac vs Random Chevy truck

Postby WarTowels » Sun Oct 21, 2007 5:59 am

I was joy riding yesterday evening, when this pulls up behind me on a one lane road. It's mildly dark out, and he was riding my behind.

So as the road turned into a double lane he went to pass me. (I was in third gear) I stepped on the gas, WOT. Gauge went up to 8PSI as always and the truck just passed me with what seemed like no effort. :cry:

Guess I should have gone into second...

Car pulled pretty decently, no more chugging and sloppy boost now that I've replaced some hoses. But unlike my 93' GT, which WOT feels like it's putting forth every drop of power it has, the Alltrac feels... like it has so much more to offer.

I don't think anything is wrong with the car causing it to be slower, it's certainly faster than my GT, but just feels like it wants more boost and some 3" exhaust. =)

Anyway, the "race" was so bad I don't think the Chevy even knew I was trying to race him. Oh well.

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Postby RedCelicaTRD » Sun Oct 21, 2007 6:12 am

Ok, it's three oclock in the morning your time and your posting. Shouldn't you be trying to get your girlfriend naked?
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Postby WarTowels » Sun Oct 21, 2007 6:27 am

Way ahead of you man.

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Postby RedCelicaTRD » Sun Oct 21, 2007 4:02 pm

Good. It wasn't a diesel truck was it? Those can be pretty quick with the right programmers on them.
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Postby etantshi » Sun Oct 21, 2007 7:51 pm

Turbo diesel can eat you up. But 8psi on a stockish exhaust is not gonna get it. lol
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Postby tjdouble07 » Sun Oct 21, 2007 8:21 pm

Well man, looks like it's time for you to turn up the boost. :wink: The first mods I ever did when I bought my car were get a FCD (actually I went the cheap $1.00 zener diode route), 3" exhaust DP back, and turned the boost up to 14 psi... Makes a world of difference over stock and isn't too hard or expensive. [/quote]
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Postby WarTowels » Sun Oct 21, 2007 10:37 pm

I don't know what type of truck it was other than Chevy, and looked newer.

I'm still doing maintenance work, I think my first performance mod will be 3" turbo back.

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Postby GT4RC » Sun Oct 21, 2007 10:39 pm

a stock duramax is pretty damn quick at lower speeds. Lots of torque but no top end.
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Postby alltracst185 » Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:10 pm

ya when i hit 14psi it's a night and day difference with the new turbo,

to get back on subject maybe your stock turbo has had it and time for a new one. :wink:
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Postby lumbercis » Mon Oct 29, 2007 8:46 pm

You guys stop making him feel better! Towels, you should be ashamed losing to a TRUCK and a DOMESTIC one at that! Now go get thee a boost controller and don't come back until you find that guy and redeem your honor.

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Postby WarTowels » Tue Oct 30, 2007 3:56 am

Oh I know. It's defiantly time to go. 208,000+ miles on, Toyota strong! Kinda just want the engine to not die on me though.

I have no idea what kind of turbo I'd get if I wasn't broke as... heck.

People seem to like the GT35... or something. This summer I will be getting 3" turbo back, and a boost controller and then hopefully she'll have some more balls.

My friend just got an 02' RSX Type-S (Exhaust, supposedly headers) so I need to take that down... as it will defiantly eat me alive right now.

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Postby smog7 » Tue Oct 30, 2007 4:57 am

its alright towels, im in your shoes.... sucks not being able to buy mods when all of my spare money goes to the things that brake!
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