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Old 04-16-2004, 03:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Anybody raced 325 vs H. Prelude 2.2 vtec '93? Who won ?
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Old 04-16-2004, 03:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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2.2? are the new ones right? if so then yes, well i have a 2 door. but when i raced my buddy i beat him. not by much.
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Old 04-16-2004, 04:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It would be a close race. The two are equal in HP, but the prelude lacks almost 35 ft/lbs of torque compared to the 325. However, the prelude also weighs around 300 lbs less. Its really a matter of who the better driver is.
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.........and that means the bimmer wins because he is obviously more intelligent......
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camnipotent, just some helpful advice bro..

you need more wattage going to those two subs you got there..

400 isn't very much for two 12's

I had 1500 running into two 10's and it sounded very sweet.
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I raced one about three weeks ago, we made several runs... @ about 50mph I was 1/2 to 1 car-length ahead B)


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I raced one about three weeks ago, we made several runs... @ about 50mph I was 1/2 to 1 car-length ahead B)


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today I also raced one (2.2 vti 1993) up to 100kmph (62mph) I was first, but when he shifted to 3rd he beat me
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In 2th gear the BMW hits just the 60 mph. When you go for the 100 km/h you should put it into the 3th.
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In 2th gear the BMW hits just the 60 mph. When you go for the 100 km/h you should put it into the 3th.
With the chip I have installed I get 300rpm extra. So if I max the revs I can shift at 65mph = 104km/h.


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