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Old 03-16-2012, 06:43 PM   #1
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Have you gone on YouTube and search Corvette vs Supra?
Those Supra's with their inline 6 cyl. turbo is kicking a lot of Corvette a$$!
Why??
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Old 03-16-2012, 06:49 PM   #2
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Have you gone on YouTube and search Corvette vs Supra?
Those Supra's with their inline 6 cyl. turbo is kicking a lot of Corvette a$$!
Why??
Because the guys driving the Corvettes need the driver mod.
Do you guys sell the driver mod?
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Old 03-16-2012, 06:53 PM   #3
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Have you gone on YouTube and search Corvette vs Supra?
Those Supra's with their inline 6 cyl. turbo is kicking a lot of Corvette a$$!
Why??
Incredibly durable engine + lots of boost from a large turbo + efficient cylinder head + perfect gearing + good aero = very fast car.

I miss mine dearly...
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Incredibly durable engine + lots of boost from a large turbo + efficient cylinder head + perfect gearing + good aero = very fast car.

I miss mine dearly...
yup

Their engine is a great engine for boost and with a large turbo in there you can just dial up the boost and off you go.
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Old 03-16-2012, 07:21 PM   #5
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Have you gone on YouTube and search Corvette vs Supra?
Those Supra's with their inline 6 cyl. turbo is kicking a lot of Corvette a$$!
Why??
We didn't eat our Wheaties?

Most of the ones I looked at the vettes are getting creamed at the light, I'd first have to look at overall gear ratio at launch. Most of the videos you can't see the ET's/trap speed well or at all.

The supra'a are definitely making horsepower and getting it to the ground. Turbo inline should make good power but suprisingly we still have a weight advantage, don't know what the Supras top speed is.
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Because the guys driving the Corvettes need the driver mod.
Do you guys sell the driver mod?


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Old 03-16-2012, 09:10 PM   #7
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Because just about anything with forced induction can be dialed way up without all that much work... Add that to the "bulletproof" 2jztt and it's a recipe for huge hp...
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Proven motor... plus boost..its sick
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Old 03-16-2012, 09:17 PM   #9
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Incredibly durable engine + lots of boost from a large turbo + efficient cylinder head + perfect gearing + good aero = very fast car.

I miss mine dearly...
+10000000000000000000000000000000

Supra is on my bucket list for cars. Absolutely love them!! Jay
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Old 03-16-2012, 09:39 PM   #10
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Agree with everyone, turbo cars are awesome. I bought my c5 to replace my stealth rt/tt, and that thing hauled ***. It had chump change in performance mods and would spank my stock vette. And supras have sooo much more potential than stealth/3000gts.
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My favorite muscle car is my 1989 Turbo Trans Am. It has the Buick GNX engine in it with modified heads to fit under the hood of the Trans Am. It is such a beast and will out run any stock car today with the right tires and proper launching technique. Not bad for a 23 year old car. There is just a different feeling when that Turbo kicks in, the sound it make going up and whistling down, the car just sits down and grinds in and soars with the aerodymanics as other cars with monster hp just spin their tires and try to catch up. Top end is reported at 160+, 140 is as brave as I got with it.

With that said, the C5 has it all, looks, style, comfort, class, RELIABILITY, and even gets better gas milage than the V6. I would love to add a turbo kit to it someday to see how it would stack up against my old bird. The ZR1 is a world class super car and does not compare to any of these. 220 on the gauge, just incredible. Best of all, the TTA and Vette are American made, I'll take either one over a Toyota or Nissan. JMHO... To each their own.
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Power to weight ratio. NOTHING else.
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Incredibly durable engine + lots of boost from a large turbo + efficient cylinder head + perfect gearing + good aero = very fast car.

I miss mine dearly...
Like some one else said, I hope to own it one day (along with the vette of course).
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A BIG turbo and they push 700 rwhp all the time stock bottom. I have a couple friends with Supras they are fast.
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One of the Japanese cars you NEED to respect...
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Because the guys driving the Corvettes need the driver mod.
Do you guys sell the driver mod?
YEEEEP !!!! that is a big part of the problem....sell them some ...uhhhhh....testosterone...yep that'll help.....

but they are cool.....
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White folks driving Corvettes are FAT 245+lb; asian guys are around 145lb.
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Have you gone on YouTube and search Corvette vs Supra?
Those Supra's with their inline 6 cyl. turbo is kicking a lot of Corvette a$$!
Why??
Would my 500hp C5 beat the supra
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I love Supra's. You can also say the same about evo's. Lots of those out there taking names.
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Power to weight ratio. NOTHING else.
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Would my 500hp C5 beat the supra
Which Supra? There are always faster cars. With 500rwhp, you will beat some and lose to some.
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