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Old 23 May 2009, 05:31 am
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Default What do you like better, JDM or American Musscle?

What do you like better, JDM or American Musscle?
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Old 23 May 2009, 05:46 am
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american muscle without a doubt...just the sound of the engine tells everyone your cars awesome
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Old 23 May 2009, 06:01 am
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which one is more important? speed or reliable?
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Old 23 May 2009, 06:16 am
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American muscle. I went through a JDM stage when I was younger and then stepped up to American muscle. A V8 sounds some much better with some exhaust than a 6cyl. with a big muffler. Most muscle cars have stock upwards of 300RWHP. It takes a lot of mods to get that out of a V6. I have owned my 2000 Pontiac Trans Am WS6 for 8 years and am close to saying its almost finished. I have a 6.0 402 cubic inch stroker that produces ~500 RWHP and most supporting mods. You can check it out at cardomain.com/ride/826439 Be careful though you might fall in love, and its never going up for sale.
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Old 23 May 2009, 06:31 am
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jdm....i prefer reliability and handeling over a gas guzzler...
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It depends on what you're looking for:Straight line (1/4 mile) speed and torque: MuscleLike twisties and canyon runs: JDMFuel Economy: JDMLoud growl on acceleration (i.e. throaty sound): MuscleAmerican Muscle cars have lots of power on tap with the big engines, sound great, and pull like crazy. JDM cars on the other hand perform better at the high end of their rev range, and with better balance, are more nimble and quick through the corners.The best thing is that you can mod either to suit your needs. I've seen Civics with motor swaps or huge turbos that could beat Corvette Z06's and Porsche 911 Turbos. I've also seen Pontiac G8's outdrift 350Z's and such.Aside from performance, there are other things to consider. JDM cars are generally more reliable with better fuel economy. American Muscle cars are cheaper to repair and give you a feeling (in the V8's or higher) that cannot be matched by JDMs - the torque and grunt. As many have said, there's no replacement for displacement!Myself, I like JDM b/c I'm more about handling than straight line power. Also the amount of power they push out of those small engines is an amazing feat of engineering - and reliable too!Good luck!
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JDM FTW. i can get the same amount of power and still have decent get better miles per gallon.
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