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Top Speed or Trap Speed?

Discussion in 'Road Side Pub' started by Ride_Along, Jun 26, 2005.

Top Speed or Trap Speed

  1. Top Speed

    10 vote(s)
    11.9%
  2. Trap Speed

    74 vote(s)
    88.1%
  1. Ride_Along

    Ride_Along New Member Established Member

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    which would you rather have?
     
  2. sharkall2003

    sharkall2003 Your everyday white pimp Established Member

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    My car is so slow would it really matter?
     
  3. blecoupe89

    blecoupe89 Sprayin for 10's Established Member

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    Trap Speed...No need to go faster than 120-130 on the street.
     
  4. SQ Stang

    SQ Stang I'm an SIT WOO WOO Established Member

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    trap...i'm not a highway racer, only drag at the track
     
  5. Silver Serpent

    Silver Serpent Banned

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  6. XtremeAceX

    XtremeAceX Active Member Established Member

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    Hard one, Trap Speed is good, but Top Speed is fun too.. lol
     
  7. philip

    philip Tweet Tweet Bitch Established Member

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  8. pottsy

    pottsy New Member Established Member

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    I'm the other way around...I don't care about top speed but I would like the car to pull like an animal on the big end versus from stoplight to stoplight.
     
  9. adamb258

    adamb258 New Member Established Member

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    Trap speed is fun and top speed is dangerous and scary
     
  10. Bait

    Bait New Member Established Member

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    sounds fun! gotta love adrenaline rushes :pepper:


    as long as its only dangerous and scary to me and not putting other bystanders in danger (crowded streets/highways)
     
  11. XtremeAceX

    XtremeAceX Active Member Established Member

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    Dangerous and Scary is fun, that's why im riding Saddle Bronc after the summer :thumbsup:
     
  12. LogiWorld123

    LogiWorld123 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    more people can relate to top speed.

    "wow the brand X can go 202 mph!"

    HOLY CRAP THAT'S HAULING!


    "hey did you know the brand Y can accelerate to 130 mph in just a quarter of a mile?

    Cool, but did you know the Brand X can go 202 mph?
     
  13. DaleM

    DaleM T$45GOATMAGAMen Established Member

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    Trap speed and can be had at the track.


    Top speed is a nice number that most will never see.
    It's like using a power saw to cut tooth picks, but a least the neighbors know you have a power saw.
     
  14. booricua

    booricua A JODER Established Member

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    AUTOBAHN that should answer
     
  15. DBK

    DBK Re-retired Established Member

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    It depends on the car.

    Does it matter that a DB9 or 575M type car goes 116 through the traps if it can comfortably cruise all day at 175?

    Would you want to go 175 in a a car like the Mustang for extended periods of time?

    Some cars strength lies in high speed poise, some in quickness...
     
  16. TREBlack02

    TREBlack02 New Member

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    I think it depends on the situation. If you are racing at a drag strip, then of course the trap speed, however if you are running at Pocono using the front straight, turn 1, and the back straight, top speed is really important/fun. Nothing like going 150+ on the oval then breaking as hard as you can for the infield twisties.

    That being said I can't choose, because I enjoy road racing more than drag racing, but you definetly need the power down low coming out of corners, but the top speed on the long straights.
     
  17. Slo01Cobra

    Slo01Cobra New Member Established Member

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    For most people...

    Trap speed = fun

    Top speed = handcuffs
     
  18. Whole New World

    Whole New World New Member Established Member

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    trap speed deffantley, i have raced at the strip and on the street, and it is still the fastest to excellerate, top speed is for million dollar doctors that have 20 miles driveways and millions of dollars to pay speedin tickets, i have niether, so it is excelleration, plus the faster ur trap speed the more braggin rights u got
     

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