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    Acceleration Put into perspective

    >> > Let's now put this all into perspective:
    >> >
    >> > Imagine this...........You are driving a new $140,000
    >> > Lingenfelter twin-turbo powered Corvette Z-06. Over a mile up the road,
    >> > a Top Fuel
    >> > dragster is staged & ready to "launch" down a quarter-mile strip
    >> > as you
    >> > pass. You have the advantage of a flying start. You run the
    >> > 'Vette
    >> > hard, on up through the gears and blast across the starting line
    >> > & pass the dragster at an honest 200 MPH.... The 'tree' goes green for
    >> > both of
    >> > you at that exact moment.
    >> >
    >> > The dragster departs & starts after you. You keep your foot
    >> > buried hard to the floor, and suddenly you hear an incredibly brutally
    >> > screaming whine that seares and pummels your eardrums & within a mere 3
    >> > seconds the dragster effortlessly catches & passes you.
    >> >
    >> > He beats you to the finish line, a quarter-mile away from where
    >> > you just
    >> > passed him. Think about it - from a standing start, the dragster
    >> > had
    >> > spotted you 200 MPH....and it not only caught, but nearly
    >> > blasted you off the planet when he passed you within a mere 1320 foot
    >> > long race !!!!
    >> >
    >> > That my friends.....is acceleration !!!
    Blowninjected 540 - when is going fast, Fast enough ?????

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
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    nicely put :wink:
    GOOD PARTS AREN'T CHEAP AND CHEAP PARTS ARE NEVER GOOD.........
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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE curtisreed's Avatar
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    Nah, he would have to catch me at a 1000' now. :lol: :lol: :lol:

    Curtis


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