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    2011 Wrx vs 2009 altima 3.5se?

    I have a friend with an altima. Talks a lot of **** about it. Both vehicles are stock. We both know I'll kill him off the line. Where he's positive he'll beat ne from a rolling start, say about 50 km/hr. I'm still breaking my car in and don't want to rev over 4k rpm yet so we haven't raced. Anyone have any ideas on how it would turn out?

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    It should be pretty similar. Both cars trap around 100 mph stock

    2008 Nissan Altima 3.5se COUPE 1/4 mile trap speeds 0-60 - DragTimes.com
    Stock 2008 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE Coupe 1/4 mile Drag Racing timeslip specs 0-60 - DragTimes.com

    To quote a very tired phrase: it's a driver's race.

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    Both stock and all things equal, the Altima will be faster from a rolling start, the WRX will be faster from a standstill. The Altima is a pretty fast car for what it is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jd92677 View Post
    Both stock and all things equal, the Altima will be faster from a rolling start, the WRX will be faster from a standstill. The Altima is a pretty fast car for what it is.
    Trap speeds are a good indication of outright acceleration. I think they would be pretty equal even from a rolling start.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    Trap speeds are a good indication of outright acceleration. I think they would be pretty equal even from a rolling start.
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    Just brake boost on him and you should get away
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    Despite what the stats may say, my roommate has a 5-speed 3.5 SE (it's a 2004 I believe) and the butt dyno says it's not as fast as the WRX. His butt dyno agrees. Nissan rates the 2009 with 10 more hp than the 2004 and I don't think that would make a huge difference. Anyway, go find out! That's the best way to answer the question. If somehow he's faster, just race him from a dig.. or around a corner.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geo-Aggie View Post
    If somehow he's faster, just race him from a dig.. or around a corner.
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    tell him youll agree to a roll race, after a dig, that way he can understand the limits of FWD vehicles with good power....
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