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    Got smoked by a Mazdaspeed3

    This actually happened Mothers Day weekend but what the hey...

    Driving down to see my mum on a beautiful Sunday and passed a nice looking Mazdaspeed3. He came back up next to me and I could see he had some nice mods (lots of graphics on the quarter panel).

    As luck would have it, we caught a light, but he tried to turn off beforehand. I threw up my hand, as is to say "come on...". He relented, and we lined up for an agreed upon mini-run up to 45mph. Light changed and he lost traction. I had him until, I actually tried to drive. Long story short, I bogged 1st gear.

    By the time I got my act together he was off. 2nd was sweet for me, but it was over and I admitted defeat.

    Moral: I suck and theres always someone faster ... 320whp/340wtq WRX not enough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pavia View Post
    Moral: I suck and theres always someone faster ... 320whp/340wtq WRX not enough.
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    ^^^ true, true...
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    Damn, always someone faster but with 320whp they're few and far between. Thank you for agreeing to shut down at 45mph, that shows more responsibility than 99% of street kill posts.
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    OUCH!!!! i wonder how much boost he was running. do the mazdas have the same size turbo as the wrx?
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    Quote Originally Posted by justin.jordan2 View Post
    OUCH!!!! i wonder how much boost he was running. do the mazdas have the same size turbo as the wrx?
    Warner Hitachi K04, can run up to 20lbs of boost.

    I'm waiting for the 'yeah but fwd ftl' or 'you would have raped him on sand/gravel/dirt' post.

    noble death though. 320whp wrx isn't anything to underestimate-- im sure you suprise a lot of people.

    you're running a vf43 right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ElBartoRex View Post
    I'm waiting for the 'yeah but fwd ftl' or 'you would have raped him on sand/gravel/dirt' post.
    AWD FTW... Well almost
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    Quote Originally Posted by ElBartoRex View Post
    I'm waiting for the 'yeah but fwd ftl' or 'you would have raped him on sand/gravel/dirt' post.
    zomg on a frozen lake covered with sandy gravel I would pwn j00!!!!
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    is a race to 45 even a race??? sounds like you lost that one instead of him winning. must have been the high-performance stickers..
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisp View Post
    is a race to 45 even a race??? sounds like you lost that one instead of him winning. must have been the high-performance stickers..
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    sounds like you smoked yourself...
    anywho. its a good thing the mazdaslow3 driver didn't torque steer into a group of children.
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    Quote Originally Posted by efmd3 View Post
    sounds like you smoked yourself...
    anywho. its a good thing the mazdaslow3 driver didn't torque steer into a group of children.
    torque steer into children they do have bad ts!
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    Quote Originally Posted by efmd3 View Post
    sounds like you smoked yourself...
    anywho. its a good thing the mazdaslow3 driver didn't torque steer into a group of children.


    The torque steer really wasn't that bad when I drove one though. My maxima was FAR FAR worse.
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