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*UPDATE*my legend vs. 2000 mustang v6

who do u think would win? I have a 1988 acura legend....4 door..stock..and automatic...my friend has a 2000 mustang v6..but he doesnt really know how to launch it or anything. do I stand a chance?
 

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1: Im assuming you are talking about racing in a controlled track setting because street racing isn't exactly the smartest route...

2: Dude dont even waste your gas on a V6 mustang...they are dogs and are mostly marketing jazz for the sporty women's segment of the market...if you have a guy friend that's racing a 6 cylinder mustang I'd suspect he's a little on the :****: side....
 

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lmao well yeah we're going to speedworld on saturday to race.....we bet $5 on it...lol he thinks his mustang is the ...he even put it as "beast of the month" in our school paper...the best i ran last time at the track was 16.4 so im hoping i can win me my 5 dollars.....arent our cars heavier?

edit: its funny that u say that because on my way BACK from speedworld my friend in his 2002 dodge ram 1500 (not the hemi one.....and i demolished him at the track) got a speeding ticket and he was right next to me trying to race me, lol
 

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Sorry, but you'll get owned. They aren't huge on hp, but they have decent torque. I raced my buddie's 02 V6 before. He crushed me off the line, but I caught up and blew past him. It was much closer than I had anticipated though.
 

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Sorry, but you'll get owned. They aren't huge on hp, but they have decent torque. I raced my buddie's 02 V6 before. He crushed me off the line, but I caught up and blew past him. It was much closer than I had anticipated though.
If you got taken off the line by a 4.2L V-6 Mustang then you do not know how to launch. Plus your in a coupe so you are lighter than that stang. V6 and GT stangs aren't even worth the gas if you have a properly maintained G2. Now a Saleen or a Cobra is a good match. Don't even think about going against a Roush tho.
 

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If you got taken off the line by a 4.2L V-6 Mustang then you do not know how to launch. Plus your in a coupe so you are lighter than that stang. V6 and GT stangs aren't even worth the gas if you have a properly maintained G2. Now a Saleen or a Cobra is a good match. Don't even think about going against a Roush tho.
I'm willing to bet your average bolt on GT with anything but piss in the gas tank will wax 99% of the cars on this board from a dig, roll, reverse, or upside down.
 

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sam o nela said:
Arent the 6 cylinder Mustangs 4.0 liters? And they really are fat hogs for their segment of the market...they have been for a good 15 years...
Nope, the new Mustangs use the 4.2L V-6 which is nothing more than a bored out 3.8L Headgasket eater. They started using the 4.2L in 2003, before that they were 3.8L. Either way, both engines are headgasket eaters.

And yes, I willing to put $1,500 down on a run with a stock GT stang right now. (Note: I'm driving a stock 1991 Legend LS Sedan Auto!) The stock GT pulls 15.3_ on the 1/4 consistantly. And my 91 LS Sedan pulled 15.1_ 3 times in a row. That GT was driven by a buddy of mine who I know can run a 1/4. H eknows how to launch that thing. The key to drag racing is getting a good launch. There is a trick to it in the Automatic Legends. Once you figure it out you can launch better than any 5-speed Legend.
 

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Nope, the new Mustangs use the 4.2L V-6 which is nothing more than a bored out 3.8L Headgasket eater. They started using the 4.2L in 2003, before that they were 3.8L. Either way, both engines are headgasket eaters.

And yes, I willing to put $1,500 down on a run with a stock GT stang right now. (Note: I'm driving a stock 1991 Legend LS Sedan Auto!) The stock GT pulls 15.3_ on the 1/4 consistantly. And my 91 LS Sedan pulled 15.1_ 3 times in a row. That GT was driven by a buddy of mine who I know can run a 1/4. H eknows how to launch that thing. The key to drag racing is getting a good launch. There is a trick to it in the Automatic Legends. Once you figure it out you can launch better than any 5-speed Legend.
I'm sorry but I'm having a real hard time believing a stock 91 Legend sedan is going to take out a 2000+ Mustang GT. I don't even think a GS Sedan (typeII) would do it. They should run in the low 7s (0-60) with a mid to high 15 1/4 mile.

I used to barely take out Mustang GTs in my supercharged GTP with a smaller pulley and CAI and my Grand Prix is faster than my Legend Type I or II.

Maybe your friends car needs a serious tune and tires. I've checked several sites on 1/4 and 0-60 times and it doesn't match up.

Now granted, maybe you have learned to drive your car pretty well but not well enough to make a 2-3 second difference in the 1/4 or 0-60.

Year Make & Model (0-60) (1/4 Mile)

Acura

1986 Acura Legend 8.1 16.2
1986 Acura Legend Sedan 8.1 16.4
1987 Acura Legend Coupe L 7.7 16.0
1988 Acura Legend Coupe L 9.6 17.2
1990 Acura Legend Coupe 9.0 17.0
1991 Acura Legend Coupe 8.8 16.7
1991 Acura Legend LS 7.9 16.1
1991 Acura Legend Sedan 8.3 16.2
1991 Acura Legend Sedan LS 8.1 16.1

1992 Acura Legend LS 7.9 16.1

Ford

1964 Ford Mustang (289ci V8 w/4spd) 7.5 15.7
1966 Ford Mustang (289ci V8 Auto) 10.9 17.9
1967 Ford Mustang (390ci V8 w/4spd) 7.4 15.6
1971 Ford Mustang (351ci V8 w/4spd) 5.8 13.8
1973 Ford Mustang 351ci 8.9 16.3
1974 Ford Mustang II 4sp 14.2 18.8
1974 Ford Mustang II Auto 15.6 19.4
1975 Ford Mustang II (302ci V8 w/3spd) 9.6 17.5
1977 Ford Mustang II 302ci 11.3 17.7
1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 5.8 13.8
2001 Ford Mustang Bullitt GT 5.6 14.1 (MT 01)
1980 Ford Mustang (255ci) 11.8 18.5
1980 Ford Mustang Cobra (225ci) 11.3 18.4
1981 Ford Mustang M81 McLaren (2.3L Turbo) 9.7 17.3
1982 Ford Mustang GT 8.0 N/A
1984 Ford Mustang SVO 7.9 15.8
1985 Ford Mustang GT 6.4 14.9 (C&D, Jan. 85)
1987 Ford Mustang GT 6.4 14.4 (Automobile, April 87)
1988 Ford Mustang GT 6.4 15.0 (MT Jan '88)
1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0l Manual 6.2 14.8 (MT Jan '89)
1990 Ford Mustang LX 5.0 6.4 14.9
1991 Ford Mustang GT 7.3 15.6
1992 Ford Mustang LX 5.0 6.2 14.8
1993 Ford Mustang Cobra 5.9 14.5
1993 Ford Mustang GT (auto) 8.0 16.1
1994 Ford Mustang Cobra 5.4 14.0
1994 Ford Mustang GT 6.7 15.1
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8 9.9 17.3
1995 Ford Mustang Cobra R 5.2 13.8
1996 Ford Mustang Cobra 5.4 14.0
1998 Ford Mustang Cobra SVT 5.4 14.0
1999 Ford Mustang Cobra SVT 5.4 13.9
1999 Ford Mustang Convertible V6 8.6 16.5
1999 Ford Mustang GT 5.5 14.1
2001 Ford Mustang Cobra SVT 4.8 13.5
2003 Ford Mustang Cobra SVT 4.5 12.9
2004 Ford Mustang Cobra SVT 4.5 12.9
2004 Ford Mustang GT 6.3 14.8
2005 Ford Mustang LX 4.0l 6.9 15.3 (C&D Feb 05)
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L V8 5.1 13.5 (MT Jan 05)
2005 Ford Mustang GT Convertible 5.2 13.8 (MT Apr 05)
2001 Ford Mustang Roush Stage 3 4.3 12.9
1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 5.7 13.9
2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 (5 Speed) 5.6 13.2 (MT Feb, 2005)
 

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ohgeez, u may be suprised what legend can do with the right mods..

for instance...should i beat a 5.0 88' stang??? NOt by numbers...but i can.

Now a v6 mustang...i dont know about G1's...

But i went past a friend of mine flooring up a hill and waved when i went buy :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: , they also cut out at 110mph ...not that that matters or anything.
 

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i think you could take him, g1's are a lot quicker than you guys think, especially off the line, i use to have a g1 auto sedan and i know for a fact it would kill me off the line now ( i have a 95 6 spd coupe now ). my old legend was somewhat modded (CAI, catback 2.5'' exhaust, wires, plugs), and it could move...
 
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