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Old 11-15-2009, 10:23 AM   #1
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My Challenger Spanked by a SS

Hey folks. Had the pleasure of meeting and racing with one of "your people" yesterday at BeechBend KY.
I have a 09 Challenger RT(5.7L The smaller motor) with just a intake, catback, and tune.
Black SS bone stock said he ran 12.6. I was like..what the..
So he lined up next to me for a run...i was on street tires, as was he.
Sure enough, he backed it up again 12.6
I ate it all the way through first with something like a 2.5 60'

Im a "all around" car fan, so i have no problem being whipped!
Im not sure the guys name or his name on the forum (if he is on here), but it looks like he smashed some stock records!
My best was 12.9

What an amazing driver dude was. Big props. Everyone there was shocked at his back to back 12.6's. Congrats stranger!
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Old 11-15-2009, 10:37 AM   #2
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I was there yesterday too and talked to this guy after his passes. He was deffintally all stock. Very impressive passes.

He is also already on the fastest car list and will be moving to the top once he post his slips. I will let him post his username instead of me.


I'm also glad to see a guy that doesn't get all bent out of shape when he gets beat. I'm just like you, if i win that's great, but if i lose it's no big deal. I love all the new muscle cars.
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I was there yesterday too and talked to this guy after his passes. He was deffintally all stock. Very impressive passes.

He is also already on the fastest car list and will be moving to the top once he post his slips. I will let him post his username instead of me.


I'm also glad to see a guy that doesn't get all bent out of shape when he gets beat. I'm just like you, if i win that's great, but if i lose it's no big deal. I love all the new muscle cars.



Can't wait to here the details.
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Old 11-15-2009, 10:47 AM   #4
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12.9 is nothing to sneeze at, you must be a good damn driver yourself!
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Old 11-15-2009, 10:58 AM   #5
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12.6 stock is just crazy

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i think he means one of us people form the forum?
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Old 11-15-2009, 11:20 AM   #7
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12.6 stock is just crazy



What do you mean you people!?

ROFL..hilarious movie..
You know, "you people", the competition

I dont know how yalls traction control system works..but i turned mine completely off for a run..wtf
At the 60' sensor..ouch. FAIL
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i think he means one of us people form the forum?
My guess is (Speedy or Nhra stocker). They've both run high 12s already (stock) and live near that area.

And 12.6 is possible with the right conditions (weather's been pretty cold in Kentucky). The biggest issue would be getting the stock tires to hook up.
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Weather was great 70 degrees, no wind, clear. The track prep was great too, they had some very fast cars there yesterday. I seen a couple 7 second 1/4 mile passes.
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Old 11-15-2009, 02:35 PM   #10
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probably one of those guys that says his car is stock, but has tune and exhaust and tires or something like that. some peoples definition of stock is funny. some people think as long as the motor hasnt been touched, its stock
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Old 11-15-2009, 02:55 PM   #11
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probably one of those guys that says his car is stock, but has tune and exhaust and tires or something like that. some peoples definition of stock is funny. some people think as long as the motor hasnt been touched, its stock

Nope, 100% stock as far as bolt ons..could he have had a tune? Maybe, but didnt really have a reason to lie if he did. I believed him. Good driver can make a car.
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Old 11-15-2009, 04:31 PM   #12
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ROFL..hilarious movie..
You know, "you people", the competition

I dont know how yalls traction control system works..but i turned mine completely off for a run..wtf
At the 60' sensor..ouch. FAIL
That is a great looking car, are those 20" rims on there?
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Old 11-15-2009, 05:06 PM   #13
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My guess is (Speedy or Nhra stocker). They've both run high 12s already (stock) and live near that area.

And 12.6 is possible with the right conditions (weather's been pretty cold in Kentucky). The biggest issue would be getting the stock tires to hook up.
Oddly enough the Camaro SS runs a bit quicker in colder weather.
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Old 11-15-2009, 05:57 PM   #14
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Thanks.
Yea, they are factory 20's. They are ok..Im pretty jealous of all the factory "cool" options yall got. We didnt have crap, lol
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Old 11-15-2009, 06:09 PM   #15
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Yep that was NHRA Stocker
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Old 11-15-2009, 06:16 PM   #16
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ROFL..hilarious movie..
You know, "you people", the competition

I dont know how yalls traction control system works..but i turned mine completely off for a run..wtf
At the 60' sensor..ouch. FAIL
Oddly enough it took a race with challenger to make this car go! His car # was 9198 and thats when i ran the 12.62 if you look at the time slip !!!

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Old 11-15-2009, 09:00 PM   #17
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ROFL..hilarious movie..
You know, "you people", the competition

I dont know how yalls traction control system works..but i turned mine completely off for a run..wtf
At the 60' sensor..ouch. FAIL
LMAO! Now THAT's how to 60ft. -jk- That's an awesome photo right there...
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so he smoked the tires to the 60' and still ran a 14sec 1/4??
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Old 11-16-2009, 12:58 AM   #19
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Hey folks. Had the pleasure of meeting and racing with one of "your people" yesterday at BeechBend KY.
I have a 09 Challenger RT(5.7L The smaller motor) with just a intake, catback, and tune.
Black SS bone stock said he ran 12.6. I was like..what the..
So he lined up next to me for a run...i was on street tires, as was he.
Sure enough, he backed it up again 12.6
I ate it all the way through first with something like a 2.5 60'

Im a "all around" car fan, so i have no problem being whipped!
Im not sure the guys name or his name on the forum (if he is on here), but it looks like he smashed some stock records!
My best was 12.9

What an amazing driver dude was. Big props. Everyone there was shocked at his back to back 12.6's. Congrats stranger!
Nice, job on the 12.9. Nice seeing a Challenger guy say something nice.
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Old 11-18-2009, 11:39 PM   #20
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Very fast, but he had a filter and royal purple fluids. So it was about as close as you can get to stock, but it's not bone stock. It was nice of the gentlemen to post he did have those changes, most people wouldn't have admitted the minor changes. On the corvette forum where I spend some time, you can't even pull the stock fuse to keep the exhaust open through a run and be bone stock, just because it didn't come that way factory. What can you do, bone stock is bone stock. The bone stock record for a LS3 in a C6 is 11.71 @119.94, those LS3s have a lot of potential.
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Old 11-18-2009, 11:54 PM   #21
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Very cool!!! This is what real car entusiasts do. Nice run at 12.9!!!
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Old 11-18-2009, 11:55 PM   #22
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glad to see a real car enthusiast. Thats how people should be. Great post op, 12.9 is a dam great time for your RT.
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Very fast, but he had a filter and royal purple fluids. So it was about as close as you can get to stock, but it's not bone stock. It was nice of the gentlemen to post he did have those changes, most people wouldn't have admitted the minor changes. On the corvette forum where I spend some time, you can't even pull the stock fuse to keep the exhaust open through a run and be bone stock, just because it didn't come that way factory. What can you do, bone stock is bone stock. The bone stock record for a LS3 in a C6 is 11.71 @119.94, those LS3s have a lot of potential.
Yep, I`m number 2 on that list 11.80@118.82, 08 C6 bonestock auto z51 npp. There is a lot of potential in these motors...
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