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I can't take this! I was beaten by a RAV4 today and the chick was pulling away! And this was from a roll! Granted, she knew it was a race before I did, and she got a jump on me, but this sucks. All the great sound don't mean shit if there's nothing to back it up!
I have Hemifever tuning for 91 octane, Corsa Exhaust, CAI, and a ported TB.
I knew the '13 GC was not the fastest SUV in the garage, but this is embarrassing! Gotta find a way into an SRT8...I just gotta!
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Re: Arrrgghhh! Beaten by a rav 4!

She was just a better driver ... don't blame the Jeep.


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Re: Arrrgghhh! Beaten by a rav 4!

That sucks. Trade for a 2014 or and SRT, preferably a 2014 SRT. I never instigate a race, but if the roads are clear and it is safe, I won't back down if challenged. I have raced the Acura MDX, Mercedes ML, BMW X5 (multiple versions, including the M), a 2011-2013 JGC HEMI, and some others and win most of the time. I have yet to lose to any of the many ricers and pimpmobiles (huge SUVs with deep tinted windows and huge, hideous wheels) that think I have an SRT (I think most of the challengers think I have the SRT, at least before we race, to be fair). Even if somebody gets a jump on me, the HEMI has a ton of top end power and can usually catch up and overtake pretty quickly.

Also, what Bill said.
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I can't take this! I was beaten by a RAV4 today and the chick was pulling away! And this was from a roll! Granted, she knew it was a race before I did, and she got a jump on me, but this sucks. All the great sound don't mean shit if there's nothing to back it up!
I have Hemifever tuning for 91 octane, Corsa Exhaust, CAI, and a ported TB.
I knew the '13 GC was not the fastest SUV in the garage, but this is embarrassing! Gotta find a way into an SRT8...I just gotta!
A diesel would have beaten her hands down without trying
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Re: Arrrgghhh! Beaten by a rav 4!

NOOOOO!!!!! Should I just not race anyone? I would want to drive off a cliff.... Something must be off, maybe the tune? I'm not doing the corsa but everything else Ive got done or being done. I need to do a 0-60 run cause my butt dyno feels like I would smoke a rav4.
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Couple of things... This wasn't a side by side drag race...this woman cut me off to get to the freeway ramp before me. The metering light lets two cars on at a time so when she took off I figured what the hell...Let me see how fast she is....but she was pulling away until we hit about 60mph or so...I think I would have smoked her from that point on due to the 5.7 nice fat powerband. But still! Even with all the mods Ive done I'm lucky to get down to 7 second 0-60 times. This just really showed me the limits of my Overland!
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Re: Arrrgghhh! Beaten by a rav 4!

I was once in a race that really wasn't a race ... but a least I won.


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Re: Arrrgghhh! Beaten by a rav 4!

I saw a review in which a V6 Rav4 scampered to 60 in 6.3 seconds. Power to weight is in play as well.

You're gonna have your work cut out for ya on that one.
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Re: Arrrgghhh! Beaten by a rav 4!

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That sucks. Trade for a 2014 or and SRT, preferably a 2014 SRT. I never instigate a race, but if the roads are clear and it is safe, I won't back down if challenged. I have raced the Acura MDX, Mercedes ML, BMW X5 (multiple versions, including the M), a 2011-2013 JGC HEMI, and some others and win most of the time. I have yet to lose to any of the many ricers and pimpmobiles (huge SUVs with deep tinted windows and huge, hideous wheels) that think I have an SRT (I think most of the challengers think I have the SRT, at least before we race, to be fair). Even if somebody gets a jump on me, the HEMI has a ton of top end power and can usually catch up and overtake pretty quickly.

Also, what Bill said.
Don't go pickin' on any X5Ms.......
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Something like that, Bill! Not too many races are straight out drag races, especially in an SUV. They're usually push comes to shove races on freeway entrance ramps.
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Re: Arrrgghhh! Beaten by a rav 4!

Buy an actual performance SUV if you want to go fast.

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Yeah...Ya know, I've pretty much had fast cars all my life. I bought the 5.7 figuring it would at least be respectable. I read so many 0-60 times about this SUV, but it turned out that the slowest time was the true time...maybe around 8 second 0-60 times. I never even considered the SRT8 because I figured the 5.7 with would be enough. I WAS WRONG!
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