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well last night i was out and this guy in the new pontiac GTO came hauling ass next to me, so i said WTF might as well go for it. he got a jump on me, not that it made a difference, and beat me. overall i was impressed at how it was pulling away like it did!! This just makes me want to go and get the vortech put on my car immediately.
 

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yea it was ugly but beat the **** out of me!! i wanted to order the vortech so bad asfter i got killed
 

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Actually Jason he shouldnt have gotten you too bad. I think they are high 13 sec cars. My friend ran one in his Z and they were very close although the GTO did pull him by about a half car.
 

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well i think i he beat me really bad b/c he came up and then took off, so i was tryintg to catch him and he was pulling away. o and by the way i look down and My AC was, so can i blame the loss to that


daking i am probably going to go with the vortech or a TT kit
 

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Don't worry Jaysen, the GTO would flip and roll on a road course while the Z just keeps on going. Just remember that the road is full of twisties made for cars like ours and not the GTO's.

I rode in one last week as a passenger, and I was impressed with it's pulling power. But, as far as curves go, I thought I was going to touch the ground with my elbow...
The underbody of the car is all steel. Heavy as ****, by about 400 lbs to the Z.

They do post some impressive #'s to the ground, though.
 

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i dont think you can blame the ac, i believe our cars automatically cut the ac under full throttle..
 

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Originally posted by toykilla@Aug 23 2004, 09:23 AM
i dont think you can blame the ac, i believe our cars automatically cut the ac under full throttle..

i was j/k!!
 

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I am sooo looking fwd to the LS1 Nova I'm building...Imagine that GTO motor in a car weighs about 800 lbs less...without the 'smog' gear!

I put a 'Fatman' kit under the front (coilovers =, brakes from 82-92 camaro)...but it still ain't gonna handle near as sweet as the Z33.

But watch me on the str8aways!

& yes, the GTO does look like a glorified camry.
So, I'll be glad to have the looks & LS1!
 

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Don't pick on the next gen. GTO, they will be powered by the 400 hp Ls2 from the 2005 C6 vette.
 

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Pontiac should have done something better with the design. The original GTO had a nice shape. The new one looks like a Grand AM.
 

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Not to knock the new GTO, I love what's under the hood, but it looks like a Cavalier on steroids
 

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The front looks too much like a grand am, and the rear looks too civic. Nice original design...
 

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i met the guy who owns the only GTO that has a lingenfelter kit on it and it was in the road & track magazine. this car was so dam sweet it was pushing 535hp!!
 

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Lingenfelter is the shizz when it comes to SBC....

the only thing cooler is the Gale Banks TT setup...pushes 8-1100 HP, depending on how built your bottom end is...

Remember folks, Pontiac's the marque that brought you the Aztek...so we know they made at least one uglier.
 

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For some strange reason all recent American muscle cars (excluding the corvette) are ugly. Though I do like the latest retro styling.
 
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