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Old 06-28-2009, 11:42 AM   #1
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Can you burn the tires in the v6?

Not that I would ruin the tires but is it possible to burn out and smoke the tires in the v6 auto? Or is the v6 too weak?
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Old 06-28-2009, 11:48 AM   #2
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I've seen plenty of V6 Mustangs (barely 200 HP if that) do it, so I'm more than sure it will.
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Old 06-28-2009, 12:08 PM   #3
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I can smoke the tires in my 108 horsepower hyundai. What makes you think the V6 would be anywhere close to "too weak?"
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Old 06-28-2009, 12:28 PM   #4
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No idea it seems I keep seeing all these posts about slow automatics and I have no idea about cars so thats why I asked
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Old 06-28-2009, 12:49 PM   #5
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I can tell you from experience.There is no lack in power.The V6 is very zippy.I am sure it will burnout.I got my CGM 1LT on friday.I ordered Oct. 19
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Old 06-28-2009, 09:14 PM   #6
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you can always get line locks if you really feel the need to roast the rear tires.
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Old 06-28-2009, 10:22 PM   #7
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When I went to the dealer fri. To check on my stripes they said I had just missed some kid that had rented a V6 and he lit up the tires before I got there. It left 2 nice tire tracks! So yes it will definatly lay some rubber!
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Old 06-29-2009, 09:58 AM   #8
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Dunno if this will answer the question but it doesn't look too good for the burnout:
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:11 AM   #9
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I have a 2LT with the 20" Pirelli P-Zeros on it and I have not been able to spin the wheels. I haven't really hit it hard yet, since the car is brand new, but so far I haven't even heard a squeak out of it from a standing start, even in sport mode.
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:23 AM   #10
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Most of the issues with smoking the tires on the V6 isn't due to power, but due to extreme grip and traction control. With the auto's I'm guessing a lot of people (hopefully not from here) haven't figured out they need to put it in M to have fun (sports mode). With the stick, you hit the gas and it just goes! May have to try and hold the break down to get the smoke rollin.
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:23 AM   #11
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I have a 2LT with the 20" Pirelli P-Zeros on it and I have not been able to spin the wheels. I haven't really hit it hard yet, since the car is brand new, but so far I haven't even heard a squeak out of it from a standing start, even in sport mode.
Yeah throw sum less girthy 15s on it and try LOL.
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:24 AM   #12
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I can smoke the tires in my 108 horsepower hyundai.
You mean, your 108hp lightweight FWD lame-tire Hyundai?

(I'm not saying that the V6 auto Camaro could or could not burn rubber, just that it's a tough comparison because the Camaro's got added traction to match its added power.)

V6 auto has open differential, so a one-wheel peel ought to be easy with all that torque as long as you know how to fully turn off traction control.
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:26 AM   #13
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No idea it seems I keep seeing all these posts about slow automatics and I have no idea about cars so thats why I asked
An automatic V6 will have a harder time burning the tires than an auto.. its the traction control and torque management that will give you the most trouble..Turn it off and it will make your life a lot easier.
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:43 AM   #14
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I have a 2LT and they will not burn rubber on its own..even with traction off and in the M mode. When its wet Yes and in reverse Yes. I haven't touch the brakes yet and I don't intend too. The only time I will try this is a few days before I have to change my worn out tires (over $400 ea)....IMO.
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