I recently got my car back from getting the engine swap with an JDM STi engine and transmission. I didn't really know what to expect from the swap, but I knew it would be fast.
The manager at the place that I work has a 95-97 Cobra that is all motor putting out around 370 hp to the wheels. Since I just got my car back I was feeling kind of saucy, so I asked him to race me. I didn't think I would win. I only wanted to see how bad I would lose.
Last night we finally got the chance to race and this is how it turned out. We started from a 30-40 mph roll and he got the jump on me (damn low end torque). He said he went up to around 120 mph before he shut down, and by this time he had about only 2-3 car lengths on me. I was surprised that I wasn't beaten by bus lengths. It was a good race and I hope I can race him again from a stop to see how it turns out.
BTW can anyone guesstimate how much power I am putting to the ground by how close the race was? Thanks.