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Old 08-29-2012, 08:40 PM   #1
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Nissan 350 or 370Z stage 1 vs SS or 1LE

Hey how about this for comparison. The 1LE or SS with suspension mods, Vs a 350Z or 370Z with a stage 1 turbo upgrade to around 400+ crank hp for the Z.
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:44 PM   #2
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A 370z at 400 hp to the crank is going to rape the 1LE or SS down a strip, or if done properly in the twisties. I ran my friends 370 in the SS and in my 410 hp G8 when he was bone stock, it was closer than I would like to remember. That was at 332 hp. He added CAI, hiflow mufflers, and lowered it and that car was a drivers race with both my cars.
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:08 AM   #3
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The 370's are meaner than people give them credit for. with 400 crank hp, especially from a boosted setup, longer that F/I car stays in the throttle the harder it runs, will deffinately make it hard for a SS to come out in the straight line, the 1LE may fair better with the 3.91 out back. On the road course, with suspension mods it should be a decent fight, but im still giving the edge to the more agile and nimble 370.
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Old 08-30-2012, 07:03 PM   #4
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This...Those cars are nasty quick due to weight. Slight suspension mods and it rockets out the hole.
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:41 PM   #5
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Hypothetically someone that looks a lot like me could have a 323WHP TC Cobalt. I heard that same person had a dream once where he might have taken down a silver 370 with CAI and exhaust from 45-130 by 1 1/2 cars.
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:13 PM   #6
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Hypothetically someone that looks a lot like me could have a 323WHP TC Cobalt. I heard that same person had a dream once where he might have taken down a silver 370 with CAI and exhaust from 45-130 by 1 1/2 cars.
Hypothetically a close to 400 crank hp cobalt weighing a few hundred pounds less, that is modded should beat a car with less rwhp and weighing more.
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:18 PM   #7
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I've ran against a 370z. I have simple bolt ons. Last DYNO My SS was 411rwhp/408rwtq. I spanked Him. So...
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:24 AM   #8
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I've ran against a 370z. I have simple bolt ons. Last DYNO My SS was 411rwhp/408rwtq. I spanked Him. So...

"So"....??????

LOL...do people not read? Question was a 400 hp 370 vs a 426 hp SS. Your throwing out your almost 500 crank SS against a 325 crank hp car. So.......if that Z would of been modded to 400 rwhp he would of smoked you.
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"So"....??????

LOL...do people not read? Question was a 400 hp 370 vs a 426 hp SS. Your throwing out your almost 500 crank SS against a 325 crank hp car. So.......if that Z would of been modded to 400 rwhp he would of smoked you.
people keep missing the question!!! This is bench racing! Must have your facts straight!
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Old 08-31-2012, 07:51 AM   #10
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people keep missing the question!!! This is bench racing! Must have your facts straight!
Just enjoy your labor day weekend and don't feed into the drama.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:00 AM   #11
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That car isn't as light as most people think.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:21 AM   #12
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That car isn't as light as most people think.
About 400-500 lb lighter than a Camaro.

Not sure if that really would make a BIG difference.
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Old 08-31-2012, 04:28 PM   #13
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Just enjoy your labor day weekend and don't feed into the drama.
I see no drama, just bench racing! lmao but I suppose your right, time for a blue pacific margarita the size of Texas thanks to my local cantina!
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Old 08-31-2012, 10:26 PM   #14
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Bech racing? Did I not mention that I personally ran my neighbors 370Z stock and lightly modded?

The rest is just pure physics man.
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