My car takes forever to pick up

Old 01-24-2012, 05:29 PM
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My car takes forever to pick up

say ill be going 10mph in first and slam on the gas it will take so long for my car to pick up. I lost to minivans lol. Either i suck at driving this car or something is wrong. Any advice on racing and my reputation lol.
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Whu'cher suckin'att'z knowin'bou'cher car tf.
You've graduated from 'Merican torque'n moved onn'upp'da sportscar.
Homework'n research are involved.
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Old 01-24-2012, 06:42 PM
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Not really enough information to help... If I slam on the gas in first gear my rear tires disappear in a cloud of smoke or my head gets slammed into the headrest.
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Old 01-24-2012, 06:50 PM
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Either i suck at driving this car or something is wrong.

yep. you've already nailed it.
hard to speculate from there.

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Dirty air filter?? (reeeeeallllly dirty air filter??)

Tell us more. With the car on level ground, in neutral...can you push it??

Clutch in good shape?

Good gasoline?
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yep. you've already nailed it.
hard to speculate from there.

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I would go with clogged air filter for the win
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Old 01-24-2012, 10:44 PM
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What did youlose to minivans? Ive hearsd of losing things in a minivan but not to a minivan. What do you mean it take a long time to pick up? Maybe you have the wrong number. Buy a V6 camary, an ex member told me they are wicked fast.
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Old 01-25-2012, 06:02 AM
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Not really enough information to help... If I slam on the gas in first gear my rear tires disappear in a cloud of smoke or my head gets slammed into the headrest.
You also have 390HP!!
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Originally Posted by tfplanb View Post
say ill be going 10mph in first and slam on the gas it will take so long for my car to pick up. I lost to minivans lol. Either i suck at driving this car or something is wrong. Any advice on racing and my reputation lol.
Mileage and any mods??
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Old 01-25-2012, 06:50 AM
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Wow, could be a whole myriad of parts and pieces. Any CEL's shown?
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Old 01-25-2012, 06:51 AM
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They are pretty heavy!
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Sounds like the lad needs to eat his Wheaties...grow some musculature and work on his heavy lifts.
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Old 01-25-2012, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by phins2rt View Post
They are pretty heavy!
Was waiting for someone to say that
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:27 AM
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.......troll?
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:55 AM
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Ap1 or Ap2? Ap2's have a clutch delay valve that pauses full power for a slit second (before the rear tires go up in smoke ) to preserve the diff.
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Old 01-25-2012, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Marioshi View Post
What did youlose to minivans? Ive hearsd of losing things in a minivan but not to a minivan. What do you mean it take a long time to pick up? Maybe you have the wrong number. Buy a V6 camary, an ex member told me they are wicked fast.

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Old 01-25-2012, 02:21 PM
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Either you're in 3rd gear at 10mph when you floor it, or someone swapped in a civic motor without you knowing.
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Old 01-25-2012, 03:05 PM
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Originally Posted by AP1S2000 View Post
Either you're in 3rd gear at 10mph when you floor it, or someone swapped in a civic motor without you knowing.
Thats such a bad example. There are some civic motors that have roughly the same power output and engine characterstics as our own. Corollas on the other hand...
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Old 01-25-2012, 03:14 PM
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My 95 Nissan Quest was pretty fast off the line! But I got nail by the end of the intersection.
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Old 01-25-2012, 06:02 PM
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Your air filter's dirty and your spark plugs are fouled. Your welcome, that'll be $300.
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I'll fix it for $299.00 !


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Old 01-25-2012, 06:36 PM
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.......troll?
Yep! Either that or he asked a question and forgot?
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Old 01-25-2012, 09:56 PM
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Thats such a bad example. There are some civic motors that have roughly the same power output and engine characterstics as our own. Corollas on the other hand...
Good point. I was referring to a base model civic though but I should have clarified. Corolla is a good example though.
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Old 01-26-2012, 05:33 AM
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Old 01-26-2012, 08:16 AM
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Originally Posted by AP1S2000 View Post
Good point. I was referring to a base model civic though but I should have clarified. Corolla is a good example though.
As a toyota stock holder I ought not to put them down.

Is daewoo still around?
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Old 01-26-2012, 08:27 AM
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Hey, he said his car takes forever to pick up. He never said he was driving a S. He could be driving a V6 Camry with three 300 lbs hookers inside. XD XD XD XD XD
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Old 01-26-2012, 09:14 AM
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Hey, he said his car takes forever to pick up. He never said he was driving a S. He could be driving a V6 Camry with three 300 lbs hookers inside. XD XD XD XD XD
300 lb hookers, now there is a niche market if I ever saw one and to think he is picking up all 3 of them. He probably made their month! Hope hes not paying by weight. I mean "more to love" is one thing but this guy must be a beast.
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Old 01-26-2012, 09:19 AM
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As a toyota stock holder I ought not to put them down.

Is daewoo still around?
haha nahhh that's not putting them down, it's being honest. Toyota makes very good, safe, reliable cars that are boring and plain. But they are picking their game up. They make Lexus which makes mostly RWD cars. They made the IS-F and the LFA and now the Scion FR-S.
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Old 01-26-2012, 09:29 AM
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300 lb hookers, now there is a niche market if I ever saw one and to think he is picking up all 3 of them. He probably made their month! Hope hes not paying by weight. I mean "more to love" is one thing but this guy must be a beast.
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Indeed if he pays by the weight. 300X3 =900 + him =1050ish...+ 3100lbs car
-_- thats 4150 lbs

1050X$.85(Pork price in US) = $892.5 will be the amount that spent that night.
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Old 01-26-2012, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Xiaoschi View Post
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Indeed if he pays by the weight. 300X3 =900 + him =1050ish...+ 3100lbs car
-_- thats 4150 lbs

1050X$.85(Pork price in US) = $892.5 will be the amount that spent that night.
LOL, too much time on your hands to go and figure that out!!
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'N'iff I'm not mistaken . . din' Toyoda snag Tesla'z'itt wuzz buzzin' by?
'Resultz'a'datt might jus' have'a whole lodd'uv us re-evaluatin' our car-lust.
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:30 AM
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'N'iff I'm not mistaken . . din' Toyoda snag Tesla'z'itt wuzz buzzin' by?
'Resultz'a'datt might jus' have'a whole lodd'uv us re-evaluatin' our car-lust.
Not quite. Toyota bought up 50 million dollars in shares of Tesla and Tesla bought and is now operating the NUMMI plant in fremont, ca that used to make toyotas and GMs.

They are also working jointly on an electric RAV4
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LOL, too much time on your hands to go and figure that out!!
I am a pimp =) jking
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