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      02-28-2012, 01:48 PM   #1
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Cool Airstrip Attack: Stock E92 M3 vs. Modified Camaro SS (Runway Race)

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Airstrip Attack: Stock E92 M3 vs. Modified Camaro SS (Runway Race)
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BIMMERPOST sponsored this past weekend's Airstrip Attack, a runway shootout race event held at the Trona Airport near Death Valley, California. The event saw some of the most powerful European, Domestic, and Japanese cars from California go head-to-head on a half mile stretch of tarmac. The classes ranged from 400hp+ all the way to 1000hp+.

The following race featured a stock E92 M3 coupe versus a modified Camaro SS.

We'll be posting many more shootout videos from the event, so stay tuned to our homepage for updates.




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      02-28-2012, 04:29 PM   #2
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What speed did the race start at and what gear was the M3 in?

Looked like whichever it was, it should've been the next one down.
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      02-28-2012, 05:10 PM   #3
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its so easy to get a lot of power out of an LS3
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      02-28-2012, 05:22 PM   #4
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Wow, that sucks! Wished the M could put down that kind of power with the bolt-ons.
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      02-28-2012, 05:56 PM   #5
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Wow, that sucks! Wished the M could put down that kind of power with the bolt-ons.
I would have tought it could , aim I wrong to think that with a catless set-up ,intake ,pulley and a good tune it would make close to 400whp !?
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I would have tought it could , aim I wrong to think that with a catless set-up ,intake ,pulley and a good tune it would make close to 400whp !?
Seems like the standard numbers are in the 375 range.
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fully bolted on people have broken into the 400whp
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fully bolted on people have broken into the 400whp
I would have guessed so since just TTP's + tune get you 40whp , I know pulley and intake don't do much but should get you at least an other 10whp ! Hoppefully , I'll see that if TMS finally get some testpipes one day !
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expected vs stock m3
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My friends car lol. Felt bad for him.
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Bolt on camaro is no joke. I have raced one when I was stock and he put on me more than 10 car length. All his mods totaled at 3700$ which is what my eisenmann exhaust alone nearly costs
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so a car that starts with roughly the same power as a M3, and onto which you add headers, intake, exhaust, tune, can beat a stock M3...

damn, impressive...
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so a car that starts with roughly the same power as a M3, and onto which you add headers, intake, exhaust, tune, can beat a stock M3...

damn, impressive...
Starts with a lot more low end torque.
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it is a 6MT. maybe he was granny shifting and not double clutching like he should?
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throw them at the curves and lets see what happens.
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I never understood why anyone would buy an M3 to drive in a straight line. There are (cheaper) better cars for that.
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throw them at the curves and lets see what happens.
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