American Muscle our Foreign Turner

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American Muscle or Foreign Tuner?

  1. American Muscle

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  2. Foreign Turner

    10.5%
  3. Third option

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  4. I like to vote in polls

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  1. Missourian
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    In my youth, it was all American Muscle...but today, with computerization, the tuner gives muscle a run for it's money.

    So, which side of the great debate do you come down on?
     
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    Nothing beats the visceral feeling of an American muscle car big block.

    Being pinned back against your seat; tires smoking; and the vibration from the motor coursing through your body; as the headers exhaust assaults your ears and the deep low sound numbs your mind.

    Next best thing to sex!!

    Oh yea!! :cool:
     
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    An American V-8 with modern electronics to squeeze all the performance out of it!
     
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    Third option.

    I go for ass haulers like the Sunbeam Tiger...Euro designs with Detroit V8 power.

    Kind of a reverse on the P-51 with the Merlin, I guess.

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    RAWWWWRRRRRRR!!
     
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    I'm too old for this.
    Happy with my Avalon.
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCvIfMu37tE]50 FOOT BURNOUT in 2000 GEM CAR 2 SEAT, STOCK MOTOR w/ NEW BATTERIES - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    the air turbo charged 540hp Trans Am is one of my fav stock cars.
     
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    I had a Chevy Nova SS with a 396 4 on the floor when i was in high school.

    Ported and bored out to about a 427.

    That baby hauled ass

    I do have an older RX7 that we're fixing up it's just as fast as my old chevy and the acceleration is better but it doesn't compare to the feel and sound of my old chevy
     
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    i used to rebuilt alot of roadsters and sports cars. Triumph Spitfire, X's, Spiders. Man it was great when you get a rebuilt motor installed for $250.00. Then I would sell them to Okla.Univ. students.
     
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