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Old 11-19-2012, 05:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Lamborghini Gallardo

Well, I got to see what the bada$$ Lamborghini Gallardo can do today... and how well my Ruby fares against one in a race. In short: not well!

The fun part for me was that I got to practice my NLS, which I nailed every time!

So what could I do to Ruby that would push her a little closer to that awesome Lambo?
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Well, I got to see what the bada$$ Lamborghini Gallardo can do today... and how well my Ruby fares against one in a race. In short: not well!

The fun part for me was that I got to practice my NLS, which I nailed every time!

So what could I do to Ruby that would push her a little closer to that awesome Lambo?
PICS or it didn't happen!!

PS.. nice car -- I was going to buy yours when it was at Bradshaw, but they couldn't get it out of the paint shop fast enough for me to look at it. They were doing some paint work for some scratches on it and I didn't get a chance to get up there with my work travel schedule.
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Well, I got to see what the bada$$ Lamborghini Gallardo can do today... and how well my Ruby fares against one in a race. In short: not well!

The fun part for me was that I got to practice my NLS, which I nailed every time!

So what could I do to Ruby that would push her a little closer to that awesome Lambo?
Buy a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport Engine, that should do it!
No pictures = Never Happened!!!
Enjoy the rest of your day!
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Cool!

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PICS or it didn't happen!!

PS.. nice car -- I was going to buy yours when it was at Bradshaw, but they couldn't get it out of the paint shop fast enough for me to look at it. They were doing some paint work for some scratches on it and I didn't get a chance to get up there with my work travel schedule.
Yeah, that's exactly where I found her.. my wife loved the car immediately, and after we took it for a spin, it was all but sold.

It's been a really fun car, and I am glad that I got to her first
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Pics?!

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PICS or it didn't happen!!
Dude, that car was FASTER THAN FILM!
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Flippin' Awesome!!

Husky,
You get an "A" for effort buddy! Youre my hero!!
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I would think upgrading the turbo and related parts to put you up to 400 whp should do rhe trick given the weight difference. It would get you off the line till your turbo spooled up. Am I right?
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Nah, even the Z06 engine in the Redline would have a hard time with the Gallardo.
The ZR1 engine however is another story
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You get an "A" for effort buddy! Youre my hero!!
Thanks!

Ruby and I may not be able to keep up with a super car, but at least we can have fun trying!
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According to Wiki, the Lambo is about the same weight as an LS Kappa, has about the same HP and less torque. In the short run, 0 - 100 it should be a good contest. Once the difference in aero becomes a major factor, the lower coeficient of drag will make the difference.

Dave's dyno results for Punisher were 460/460 measured at the wheels. If you use a conservative 15% for losses, that equates to 529 HP at the flywheel and the same torque value. That compares with 552 hp at 8,000 rpm and 398 lb·ft at 6,500 rpm of torque for the Lambo.
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If it's anything like this Lambo, it won't take much. My stock turbo Sky could beat it

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It's nothing like that Lambo

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If it's anything like this Lambo, it won't take much. My stock turbo Sky could beat it

Lambo gallardo 1/4 mile runs - YouTube
The Gallardo that I raced was much faster than my GMPP tuned Sky. It was a beast! We did a 20 pull and he just ran away from me, V10 screaming the whole time. We did 3 long pulls and he was many car lengths ahead of me each time. I'm pretty sure that he let up on it once he was 4 or 5 car lengths ahead of me as he could have just kept going...

From what I could tell the Lambo did not have a turbo (no whine) and was paddle shifted.
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According to Wiki, the Lambo is about the same weight as an LS Kappa, has about the same HP and less torque. In the short run, 0 - 100 it should be a good contest. Once the difference in aero becomes a major factor, the lower coeficient of drag will make the difference.

Dave's dyno results for Punisher were 460/460 measured at the wheels. If you use a conservative 15% for losses, that equates to 529 HP at the flywheel and the same torque value. That compares with 552 hp at 8,000 rpm and 398 lb·ft at 6,500 rpm of torque for the Lambo.
How did Punisher get to 460 at the wheels?
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He put an ls motor in it.
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Ok, that would be cool!

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He put an ls motor in it.
Yeah, that would be pretty cool!

and expensive... but not as expensive as a Gallardo!
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