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This morning, I was cruising around for my job, and I just left a stoplight and low and behold a 911 is right beside me.:D It was one of the new ones I would say less then 3 years old. He looks at me while I'm looking at him and we both punch it. We were going about 10-15 mph, and through 1st we were dead even. Slam it into second, and I realize my A/C was on! we are neck and neck, I turn off the A/C and I hit the limiter!:mad: When I hit third my front bumper was at his door and he was inching ahead. We shut down right after that due to traffic. He slowed down and stayed behind me a few cars back and I threw him a thumbs up, but he wouldn't even look at me. Figures....;) It felt good hanging with a 911, I was just mentioning it to my buddy how I wanted to run with one. I am assuming it was a non-turbo model, I never saw the back of his car.:tongue:
 

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ac turns it's self off at wot by the way. good race. deff a non turbo. i raced a new carrera once and stayed right with it from 30 or so to maybe 100 when he let off. i was also stock then.
 

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Nice run...feels good to run w/some exotics. Too bad the ac was on maybe you could have stayed neck and neck...

Bigger turbo and your there dude.
 

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Nice run man..

I never knew the a/c makes your car slower..:confused:
It eats up gobs of power, but supposedly it's supposed to shut off during WOT, but it seems that people have seen a hit on HP on a dyno with it on, so who knows.
 

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I was told by turbo xs and my tuner NOT to go wot w/the ac on...But I know that just driving around town w/it on I can feel a difference.
 

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NA 996's are decently fast off the line, but they're no stop light warriors. 911's are meant for road racing.

If you were that close, as others have said, it was a NA 911.

Your A/C should not turn off, but clutch out at WOT right?

That's what mine does. I thought most sports cars did that now.
 

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I've gone WOT with the A/C and the light stays on, and I feel a difference.

Does the compressor turn back on after you release throttle?
 

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Trailboss said:
Does the compressor turn back on after you release throttle?
Yep. Sometimes even is regular driving I notice a correlation between cold air temp and throttle position (not WOT).
 

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I don't think my A/C turns off at WOT. I test drove a 05 legacy the other day and when you punch it the air blew hot, and on my car it stays cold, but just a little weaker. Not sure....
 

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AC relieves you not only of the heat, but also 15whp throughout the board. Escpecially noticable when off boost, and when on-boost also when you are not wot.
 
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