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#211 OFFLINE   OaktownACE

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Posted 20 January 2015 - 01:03 PM

3.73 after the SS upgrade. I had to re-learn how to drive it, totally different feel. It tries to jump out from under me when I am not paying attention....just like a horse I had growing up. 

 

That's a good description.  Do you like the 3.73 or in hindsight wish you had kept the 3.31?  I'm on the fence.  I worry about getting the car to hook up with the 3.73 and regular driving.  I sort of enjoy being able to drive around town and not have to shift a lot, but there is a certain punch that is missing with the 3.31.  I also don't want to add another whine to the car as I've heard the 3.73 swap can do. 

 

I love the sound of your car when you launch it going away from the camera.  I could play that on a loop!



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Posted 20 January 2015 - 10:20 PM

 

That's a good description.  Do you like the 3.73 or in hindsight wish you had kept the 3.31?  I'm on the fence.  I worry about getting the car to hook up with the 3.73 and regular driving.  I sort of enjoy being able to drive around town and not have to shift a lot, but there is a certain punch that is missing with the 3.31.  I also don't want to add another whine to the car as I've heard the 3.73 swap can do. 

 

I love the sound of your car when you launch it going away from the camera.  I could play that on a loop!

So far I would say the 3.73 was a good choice. I haven't had it on the track yet, so take my opinion with a grain of salt. With traction control on, I don't have any issues with regular driving. Once in Advance Trac, I can really make the rear spin, even shifting 3-4-5th. After an hour of 6th gear cruising, my ears feel like I have been riding a Blackhawk helicopter. The drone is pretty deep, and drowns out my stereo. 






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