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Old 02-10-2019, 11:04 PM
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My buddy has a new 720s and he keeps running his mouth about how his car will stomp a mud hole in my carís ***. My car makes 700rwhp. His is stock. Who will win?

I think it would be a driverís race and I definitely have the edge. I have made 100s of passes over the years but none in this car with the current mods. I would be using drag radials. He wonít. I donít think heís ever made a 1/4mi pass.

Should I be concerned? In good air I think my car will run in the 9s at around 139-140mph. The race will be a Houston Raceway. Heís loaded so Iím gonna see if heíll race for $5k.
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:10 PM
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Stock 720S makes 690 rwhp weighs around 3100 and will run high 9's on street tires and has a killer dual clutch transmission. You should probably be worried


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Old 02-10-2019, 11:16 PM
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Lol I wonder what the 720 owner is going to buy with his $5,000
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:46 PM
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Lol. I still like my chances. Like I said, a drverís race.

I highly doubt he can get his car in the 9s having never been on a drag strip before. I could be wrong.
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:55 PM
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sounds like a good race
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:14 AM
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I think the problem is that the 720 will do its best time using the launch control and punching it to the floor. There is no driver skill in his lane.
I had a Porsche with PDK and it was nuts how fast it shifted and how good the launch control was.

Good luck, video it!
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:38 AM
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I'd hedge my bets and go make a couple of passes on the down low to see how much faster you are than the advertised times.
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:47 AM
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I have seen a stock 720s Beat up on a new ZR1 and a modded C7 Z06. The 720s is a light Weight beast. easy to drive down the track in the 9s. Time to worry.

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Old 02-11-2019, 10:41 AM
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720s are very quick, with your said mods it should be a tight race. If you're truly running high 9s, I'd give you the edge as id expect him to be in the low 10s arena.
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:56 AM
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Op...look up drag times previous runs with his 720s. He has beat 1khp cars no problem. Yes these runs were from a roll but its very common knowledge that the C7 does not have the same areo as the C6 and top side the 720 will most likely kill you! The best thing you got going for you is thats hes fresh to the 1/4. Pray you can tree him, because I think thats your only shot. Im also pretty sure the 720s is lighter than us as well. What do I know, im still Stock in my A8 C7Z.
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With 700 rwhp you'll lose. That's the same rwhp as the 720s yet The McLaren is 400 lbs lighter. It has MUCH better grip out the hole. better gear ratios. You're not going to win.

The 720s is beating 991 911 turbos with 700-750 rwhp. The 991 911 turbo s beats the Z06 stock for stock easily with it's "580" HP.
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Old 02-11-2019, 11:29 AM
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So your Buddy blows his hole and puts down your 80K with his 300K car. Wow, nice guy. In all likelihood your friend is VERY insecure and attempts to validate himself with little regard for those around him. Classic compensation maneuver just an adult form of the playground Bully. Maybe your buddy should find some cars in his price range along with their owners to pick on.
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720s is lighter, more aero, way better transmission, and beat basically everything. Power to power being equal, I think they 720s will win by 3-4 car lengths. Shouldn't be a beat down, but I cant see you winning.
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Old 02-11-2019, 11:30 AM
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your 100's of passes will help cutting a better light. look for that .0X reaction time compared to him waiting for the green light to turn on before he goes. could be as much as a .5 reaction time. Like you said drivers race using a tree if your car will preform like you say. better practice!!
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Old 02-11-2019, 12:22 PM
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Originally Posted by BrunoTheMellow View Post
With 700 rwhp you'll lose. That's the same rwhp as the 720s yet The McLaren is 400 lbs lighter. It has MUCH better grip out the hole. better gear ratios. You're not going to win.

The 720s is beating 991 911 turbos with 700-750 rwhp. The 991 911 turbo s beats the Z06 stock for stock easily with it's "580" HP.
^^^ are you serious? Any proof of this? Ive looked through YT I only see the 911 losing.
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Originally Posted by punky View Post
So your Buddy blows his hole and puts down your 80K with his 300K car. Wow, nice guy. In all likelihood your friend is VERY insecure and attempts to validate himself with little regard for those around him. Classic compensation maneuver just an adult form of the playground Bully. Maybe your buddy should find some cars in his price range along with their owners to pick on.
What triggered you? Are you ok, you sound like the idea of someone with a more expensive car has made you upset.
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A stock 720s will run anywhere from mid to low 10s. In good conditions with a decent driver getting into the high 9s. IF the OP trees him and his car is truly a bolt on car capable of high 9s/low 10s... (with more dr exp as stated by OP) which have been proven all over the forum, its a drivers race. Where tf are ppl getting he's gonna get pulled by 3 cars or a bus length???
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Originally Posted by Sub Driver View Post
What triggered you? Are you ok, you sound like the idea of someone with a more expensive car has made you upset.
Lol I was thinking the same thing. I mean these guys are friends and it is very likely this whole competition was brought up by both sides. I didnt interpret the story as the guy walked in one day, puffed his chest, and said he would "decimate all"
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Old 02-11-2019, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by 555ctsv View Post
Lol I wonder what the 720 owner is going to buy with his $5,000
A lot will depend on traction my pick 720. Most likely OPís rich buddy is going to be 5k richer

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Originally Posted by GhostBluZ06 View Post
^^^ are you serious? Any proof of this? Ive looked through YT I only see the 911 losing.
https://youtu.be/hivKlcQjv88
The OP is not roll racing.
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