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    Registered User AWD Turbo 4's Avatar
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    Raced an EVO last night.

    As I was driving on 280S last night, I saw a red EVO 8 merging on the freeway. My passenger and I got very excited, and hoped that he'd race us. I had always wanted to race one, but they are still rare, so this was a really good opportunity. I pulled up right next to the EVO with all 4 windows down. The EVO guy looked over and we both gave each other thumbs up, then my friend asked him if he'd race us to see how we do. Both cars had one passenger.

    Anyway, we both drop it into 3rd, it was hard to hit the gas at the same time. He took off when the front of my car was by his driver door. I gained that space back and got ahead by about 1foot, but I missed 4th gear twice. (first time missing 4th gear ) DAMNNNNN!!!!!!! I got right next to him again, and told him that I missed 4th, and he said you car is freakin fast man...we asked him if we could do it again and he said that he is exiting the freeway.

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    how can you miss 4th gear!

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    I missed 4th gear 1-2 days ago.

    It happens
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    AWD,
    Nice, i havent sen an evo on the road yet =(
    Where u get ur ECU eflashed, Im looking for a good place.
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    Good races. I can't wait to pull up next to an EVO again. I will destroy him!
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    Originally posted by Jack
    AWD,
    Nice, i havent sen an evo on the road yet =(
    Where u get ur ECU eflashed, Im looking for a good place.
    I got mine done at I-Speed USA in CA.

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    I miss 4th quite a bit lately Nothing else just that damn fourth gear.Just when accelerating really hard.
    <------------ Not afraid of evos anymore

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    Just be careful, some of them have been modified. I know one personally that has an estimated 700hp. So watch out!
    "If it ain't going fast it ain't going"

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    Originally posted by TurnWRX
    I missed 4th gear 1-2 days ago.

    It happens
    I didn't grind it but it seems to hang when shifting carefully. I've done it twice in the last 2 weeks.

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