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I dare to dream!

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Hiroshi Awazu, Jun 8, 2012.

  1. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    It is already a rush in mine @ 440hp but 1100hp!

    Not dreaming about having two girls though.... Wait a sec my gf and her daughter, that is two girls :roflmao::p



    I've done this to a few Z06 owners here in town :thumbsup:

    Sure you can do the same in a X5M, ML63 AMG, Cayanne Turbo but they cost well over $100000!
     
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  2. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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  3. James Maskell

    James Maskell
    "Remember the name! Tommy Vercetti!"

    How reliable are these kits? It might sound weird but I'm all about reliability if it's going to be on the road. I have seen it happen so many times, unreliable performance parts and people stuck when they really need to be somewhere for something important. :)
     
  4. I guess you have to be from the new continent to enjoy those sorts of things :p

    This, on the other hand...

     
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  5. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    Hennessy is a well known tuner company and has been tuning cars for many years. Their products are trusted by many many people. In the future I plan to buy one of Hennessy's tuner kits for my Cherokee.
     
  6. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    Beautiful Cuda! Are you refferring to the Dragracing or people modifing trucks? The guy's truck above is set up more for 1/4 mile. I'm going to tune mine more for the handling side, a bit more power and stiffen up suspension more. Truck already handles surprisingly well as is but i want it to be bit more better than it is now.
     
  7. James Maskell

    James Maskell
    "Remember the name! Tommy Vercetti!"

    Sounds good then :)
     
  8. Hennessey even makes their own car, the Venom GT.

    It's based on a Lotus Exige, widen and with a Corvette engine, either supercharged with 750hp, or twin-turbo with 1000hp and 1200hp... They recently came up with a roadster version, making it the fastest one in the world.

    The car is nearly 10 seconds faster than a 4WD, automated instant shifting Veyron from 0-300kph... It has RWD and a stick shift, 6 speed ;)
     
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  9. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    It's the only way i'd ever own one of them Lotus's:D I'll settle for the 750hp one.

    So luck has it that there is a authorized Hennessey dealer here in B.C! it's on the Sunshine Coast at a GM dealership. I'm curious to contact them to find out how much the HPE600 Supercharger kit is minus the cold air intake and cat back exhaust because i already have it. At the same time i'm afraid to ask for i might slap the purchase on my credit cards which would be BAD!
     
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  10. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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  11. How expensive is it ?

    The ZR700 (ZR1 with 700hp) kit is 10k while the ZR750 is 20k... I can't see the Cherokee kits get remotely close to that !
     
  12. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    Here is my email from Hennessey

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    Good morning Hiro,

    I want to thank you for contacting Hennessey Performance. With so many options for performance, we realize that you have a choice in shops and sincerely appreciate you considering our facility for your build. Hennessey Performance offers several parts and complete packages for the Jeep SRT-8. Attached is a flyer with complete pricing for the packages you inquired about. The only parts not covered by Chrysler are the ones we replace which carry warranty from us.

    The price for the HPE550 package is $12950 installed here at our facility in Sealy Texas. We do arrange shipping to Canada all the time. That is not a problem.

    I look forward to speaking with you more. Thanks for the opportunity to earn your business.


    Best Regards,
    Best Regards,

    Blake

    Blake Didier
    Hennessey Performance
    Sales and Dealer Relations
    Phone: 713-650-5326
    Mobile: 678-758-8321
    Fax: 979-877-0701
    E-Mail: blake@hennesseyperformance.com



    www.hennesseyperformance.com


    www.lonestarmotorsportspark.com


    www.tunerschool.com
     
  13. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    I put my credit card to work and ordered some goodies for my truck .

    I ordered Kook headers, hi flow pipes and catalyitic converters, performance camshaft and a Diablo Predator engine tune kit.

    I will get a 50hp gain with this and will bring me up to almost 500hp. 4 to 6 weeks for shipping and two/three days at a speed shop for installation. I'm excited, can't wait! :)
     
  14. Nice! Good to see someone modding the car they enjoy, I'm more of a mid-engined rwd fan myself with the focus being on handling over power :)
     
  15. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    I wish there was a good track here in Vancouver where i can take my truck out on a trackday for they are track worthy. The one in video is a 2012 SRT8 which does have better suspension but the silver one it catches up to is the same as what i have and it still does alright.

    I guess i'll just have to settle for Mission Racetrack, they have a dragstrip and a small circuit.
     
  16. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    William, i hijacked the other thread so I'm going to stop and continue my conversation about the Corvette here. I pitched my gf the idea and she just laughed. As much as she likes Corvettes it is "too impractical " at least one of us is tthinking smart and it isn't me lol!. It needs to be a four seater so 05/06 CTS V or Mustang GT? I see them for @21k and gf likes them. Also i was thinking once i get the speed parts installed in my truck, i'm not going to want to swap vehicles. BTW we are going to trade in gf's 07 Corolla XRS that was passed on to her for next vehicle. She hates that car lol but still better than the 93Civic she was driving before.
     
  17. CTS-V all the way, the GT's for these years were just pigs really, not enough ponnies for the weight :)
     
  18. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    William you are going to cringe but Gladys ended up with a 2013 Mustang V6. She got a plain white one and it had to be ordered in because the dealership didn't have one in their inventory. They say 2 to 3 weeks for delivery, paperwork is signed, Corolla is gone done deal.

    Not bad specs for a V6 though

    3.7L V6 305hp, 6spd manual (i'm teaching Gladys how to drive manual) acceleration times very close to the 2005 to 2010 GT's and good on fuel 7L/100kms. I will be good to have at least one vehicle with good fuel economy, my truck 21L/100kms and hey the car is good enough for Gladys. It's what she wants.

    It just occurred to me that this Mustang has the same fuel mileage as the Corolla S Gladys traded in and it has way more hp :roflmao::thumbsup:
     
  19. The newest Stangs are great though, especially the V6 I have to say ;)

    Thank god she dropped the borefest that is the Toyota though :)