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    Turbo Eclipse vs STi - I couldn't hang

    Cruising to the store this morning I ran into this Fast and Furious looking Eclipse
    (ground effects, wheels, big exhaust, huge wing and a large FMIC) and thought to myself, should I just leave him alone or should I play with him. I was feeling a little sleepy and decided to just take it easy and cruise the speed limit. So we were crusing at about 50mph (speed limit) down Danials Parkway and I look in my rear veiw mirror and see an LS1 z28 racing a motorcycle coming up real fast. The Z28 and the motorcycle go flying by both of us. So then the Eclipse nails it so I did the same. The Eclipse pulled on me -several cars- so I just let off. So I watched the race unfold up the road. The Eclipse reeled in the LS1 Z28 and started to pass him right before they had to slow down for traffic. Then a little further up the road I could see the Eclipse and the LS1 z28 continuing the race with the Eclipse pulling hard away. I'm sure that guy in the LS1 was a shocked as I was.

    That Eclipse was fast as Shxt. My now basically stock STi was pretty slow from a roll compared to him.

    I guess I had to eventually get beat.

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    time for a FP Green
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    Loosing just enspires more mods
    Im sure that eclipes had a ton of money invested into it.
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    he he he

    Hey it was not a race, you will find the Sti can hold it's own against anything from a dead stop. From a roll then you have to think about modding, but that's the whole idea about the whole enthusiast thing. Yeah the Eclipse guy might have alot in his car but I say more props to him for taking the hard way. So don't stress it, do some mods and you will love the car more each day!!


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    dont be dissapointed. There are many eclipses running around that would tear up modded STi's and 18G wrx's. They are very easy to make fast.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan00Hawk
    Time for your 05 GTO with headers and catback: http://img.s10forum.com/album1231/agd.mpeg
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    Quote Originally Posted by Integra96
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan00Hawk
    Time for your 05 GTO with headers and catback: http://img.s10forum.com/album1231/agd.mpeg
    Thats sweet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan00Hawk
    Time for your 05 GTO with headers and catback: http://img.s10forum.com/album1231/agd.mpeg
    WOW!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SGOSWRX
    Cruising to the store this morning I ran into this Fast and Furious looking Eclipse
    (ground effects, wheels, big exhaust, huge wing and a large FMIC) and thought to myself, should I just leave him alone or should I play with him. I was feeling a little sleepy and decided to just take it easy and cruise the speed limit. So we were crusing at about 50mph (speed limit) down Danials Parkway and I look in my rear veiw mirror and see an LS1 z28 racing a motorcycle coming up real fast. The Z28 and the motorcycle go flying by both of us. So then the Eclipse nails it so I did the same. The Eclipse pulled on me -several cars- so I just let off. So I watched the race unfold up the road. The Eclipse reeled in the LS1 Z28 and started to pass him right before they had to slow down for traffic. Then a little further up the road I could see the Eclipse and the LS1 z28 continuing the race with the Eclipse pulling hard away. I'm sure that guy in the LS1 was a shocked as I was.

    That Eclipse was fast as Shxt. My now basically stock STi was pretty slow from a roll compared to him.

    I guess I had to eventually get beat.
    damn, you never lose.....we as a community are crushed.............especially with the utec, exhaust set up...............ok ok........when I hit the mega millions later tonight we will make sure that you NEVER EVER EVER lose again........a couple enzo's will make it 'slightly more difficult' for that guy to take ya
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