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      05-15-2007, 03:47 PM   #45
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stock vs stock you'll lose.
mod your car and you'll beat him.
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      05-15-2007, 03:50 PM   #46
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as much as i hate chargers they are some fast f@@kin cars.....i sat in my friends str8 and although they are ugly i was impressed by its speed well i mean it is 425hp!!! i doubt it could reach its top speed without breakin down....but anyway make us pround and kick his ass
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As others are saying, this should be a close race. Whether you win or lose, I hope you'll tell us the story

Good luck dude, and I hope you teach that guy a lesson he'll never forget.
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      05-15-2007, 03:53 PM   #48
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His 6.1L V8 Hemispherical Internal Combustion Engine will kick your 3.0 Inline 6's butt.....
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Oh yeah, and when you win (or lose by a hair ) rub it in saying "and to think, this thing gets twice the gas mileage of your car! Man I'm even more satisfied with my purchase!"
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      05-15-2007, 06:20 PM   #51
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hey guys!!! i was just challenged by somebody at my work place... it's my 335i vs his charger srt8....i refused it initially knowing it's not a fair comparison.... so then after work he decided to take look at my car and he kept going on and on about the looks of his car... he said that my car looked puny and 'not that great'... that was the last straw for me and i decided to accept his challenge.... we are due to race in the next couple of days... i did a little research expecting the 335 to loose but found out that the 335 can hold it's own against the charger srt... haven't seen any official videos or reviews on both of them going head to head ..... i have a step tranny and usually launch it in M2... any ideas????? anything would be appreciated... thanx.... oh... i'll have videos of it as soon as it takes place!!!
Hey guys,

This is my 1st post on the board and would like to say hello to everyone. I was referred to this post by a friend of mine on m5board. He thought this may interest me since I'm a chrysler 300c srt8 owner. I'm not hear to debate what car is faster. So please don't get your guards up.

For your co-worker to act like that is uncalled for. I know my car is fast but will never act like it's the best thing since sliced bread. If you do race him I would like to see it and even record it for ya...your in nyc correct? I'll shoot you a pm. Oh yeah, your cars are beasts and very good looking.

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      05-15-2007, 07:04 PM   #52
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welcome aboard, don't let the fanboys scare you away!


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Hey guys,

This is my 1st post on the board and would like to say hello to everyone. I was referred to this post by a friend of mine on m5board. He thought this may interest me since I'm a chrysler 300c srt8 owner. I'm not hear to debate what car is faster. So please don't get your guards up.

For your co-worker to act like that is uncalled for. I know my car is fast but will never act like it's the best thing since sliced bread. If you do race him I would like to see it and even record it for ya...your in nyc correct? I'll shoot you a pm. Oh yeah, your cars are beasts and very good looking.

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      05-15-2007, 07:13 PM   #53
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I know someone exactly like the OP's co-worker, except he has an R/T I can't wait for that encounter
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      05-15-2007, 07:23 PM   #54
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I would not disrespect SRT-8's in a straight line. I've seen sub 13 second times stock. There was an older thread about 300C's versus 335i's, the consensus is, stock-for-stock, the SRT-8 is slightly faster in a straight line.
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R/T is pretty much like Mitsu EVO's 'rally edition', throw on some tacky bodykit on a base model and call it R/T / rally edition
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      05-15-2007, 08:23 PM   #56
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You guys are big time haters. How do you expect other car owners or enthusiast form other forums to respect BMW's if all we do is trash them. You wanna give credit to all the "miraculous" things BMW, and excuse all the bad, yet you don't give credit to any other car when its due. The Charger SRT8 puts down a lot of power. For 40k (the price of a nicely equipped 325i/328i) you get the charger loaded. Maybe the 1/4 mile times are off because of traction issues or poor weight distribution throughout the car. I bet if the race was from 80+ it would probably own a stock 335i.
Amen. It's like first grade in here.

I honestly can't believe people in this thead are using the old it will break down crap like they are driving a toyota. Why is possibly getting beat by an American car such a big deal?
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      05-15-2007, 08:47 PM   #57
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Hey guys,

This is my 1st post on the board and would like to say hello to everyone. I was referred to this post by a friend of mine on m5board. He thought this may interest me since I'm a chrysler 300c srt8 owner. I'm not hear to debate what car is faster. So please don't get your guards up.

For your co-worker to act like that is uncalled for. I know my car is fast but will never act like it's the best thing since sliced bread. If you do race him I would like to see it and even record it for ya...your in nyc correct? I'll shoot you a pm. Oh yeah, your cars are beasts and very good looking.

Will
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With your experience with the SRT8's what mods (and how much) would it take for the SRT-8's to get into the 12's?
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      05-15-2007, 10:06 PM   #58
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Stock for stock...it may be close with the edge to the SRT-8. However, if you've got the PROcede, XEDE, or even the TT, you would definitely win without a problem, especially from a roll...been there, done that. One suggestion though...start in M1 (not M2), DTC on (1 quick press of the DTC button), and brake launch from ~ 1,400rpm without slamming on the gas WOT...get traction and then go, go, go!
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Stock for stock...it may be close with the edge to the SRT-8. However, if you've got the PROcede, XEDE, or even the TT, you would definitely win without a problem, especially from a roll...been there, done that. One suggestion though...start in M1 (not M2), DTC on (1 quick press of the DTC button), and brake launch from ~ 1,400rpm without slamming on the gas WOT...get traction and then go, go, go!
WOW, all that to beat a...Dodge...0-100...WOW.
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WOW, all that to beat a...Dodge...0-100...WOW.
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Oh, it's you (dr325i) again? Dude, your 325i couldn't beat a base Dodge Neon let alone a Dodge Charger SRT-8, so why are you starting in with us in our 335i's? The OP just asked for some insight and a little advice, so I thought I'd offer him some since I've had some experience running with a 300C SRT-8 and a Jeep GC SRT-8...of course, my 335i is PROcede-equipped so it was a bit different.
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Come on man, u dun even need to race him, you can probably just shake you key in front of him and Win!!! Cuz its bmw.
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Welcome aboard....

With your experience with the SRT8's what mods (and how much) would it take for the SRT-8's to get into the 12's?
My best time stock was a 12.8x. I have vid of me running 12.93 stock...
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Cops have Chargers now. It's scary...
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Cops have Chargers now. It's scary...
They have the r/t (345hp) version for the highway patrol and regular street cops have the sxt (v6 250hp). They are not many around. They are faster than the caprices, crown vics and impalas. However, I don't think they warrant fear IMO.
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thanx guys for all ur support and suggestions... i dont mean any disrespect to any srt8 owners... this race has nothing to do with both cars atleast for me...i personally think the charger srt8 is plenty fast with the numbers it's generating...i guess the 335 is slower but how slow is what i want to find out...
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My best time stock was a 12.8x. I have vid of me running 12.93 stock...

Hmm.... You're stock? Looking up the 335i at dragtimes, the quickest stock 335i is 13.251 seconds.....

http://www.dragtimes.com/results.php...arch+DragTimes


Anybody here run quicker than a 13 stock and not posted on Dragtimes?
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