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Re:urq vs 200's???

On Sun, 15 Dec 1996, Dave Head wrote:

> You must remember that Eric is a former professional racer, and Graydon is a
> current racer. Scott J. (PDQSHIP) and Ned can and have tweaked about every

	I got a laugh out of that one.  I count myself lucky to get into 
any car that has less than 15 pounds per HP.  I got _real_ lucky once 
this fall, but otherwise, I don't do much racing anymore.  I mostly 
autocross whatever I can get my hands on.  Most road racers won't give 
autocrossing enough credit to actually call it "Racing."  I'd almost 
agree with them.

> bit of HP out of a 10V available (Neds beast puts out 400+, PDQ isn't
> talking but I would say a conservative 300+).  Ned even sez the 10V has

I have 600 hp in mine.

Later, ---------------------------------------------------------- 
Graydon D. Stuckey 	'85 Mazda RX7 GS, no toys 
graydon@apollo.gmi.edu 	'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, has toys
Flint, Michigan USA	'89 Thunderbird SC, lotsa toys

(BTW, in case any of you are taking the 600 claim seriously, I'd like to
point out that anyone can claim any amount of HP, because noone out there
has the resources to prove or disprove them.  Even the major automakers
tell phibs about their cars' outputs.  This is one of the biggest lies of
the auto aftermarket.  Everyone claims XXHP gains from their mods, and
neither you nor I can refute it because we can't test it.  As long as joe
Schmoe senses at least a small improvement in his car, he is happy to
shell out the big bucks for the latest technogizmos for his new sports