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Well today i decided to see which one would beat the other. I figured the firebird would stomp the escort into the ground but i was wrong. I was in my firebird and my friend was in my escort. On the take off he had me and was pulling away.......then slowly the firebird started to catch up but when i say slowly i mean it. The firebird ended up beating the escort but not by much. I was suprised to see that from my escort. I also have a huge 2 ton jack in the back seat and two jack stands with 2 tool kits plus my 3 10's and the amp. The firebird has nothing in it and it has dual flowmaster exhaust plus an air intake mod.
 

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What year is your firebird? I'm going to assume that it's a V6 with an automatic...?

Just because it's got two more cylinders doesn't necessarily mean it'd be faster. The Escort has less weight to pull. Lighter cars can put up more of a fight than some people care to believe. Which is why I've killed numerous Cavalier Z24s, 95 style Mustang V6s and a 2000 Chevy Malibu V6 in my EGT.
 

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i think that the deciding factor is pretty much manual or auto...unless u got shit loads of hp a manual *most of the time will take off the line first...and in most cases, thats what decides the race...


i'm thinkin of 1/4 runs or smaller....
* ppl who cant drive em prolly wont take off the line and ppl who have lil itty bitty hp ratings prolly wont either.
 

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Im surprised actually that the escort took off faster than the firebird
being that the escort is an auto too. My Camaro I had would almost
beat anything from a stop, but it ran out of power at about 35 to 40
mph. It had the 3.4 V-6. I can see your escort passing it up though,
my GT on the road from 60 to 100 would leave my Camaro really
quick. Camaros and Firebirds with the 3.4 had 160 HP stock.
 
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