Got Killed - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Kill Stories A place to share Hot Rodding lies...er we mean stories.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 18 Old 07-09-2013, 04:36 PM Thread Starter
Premium Member

 
BigGreen06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Cooperstown, NY
Posts: 2,440
Thanks: 22
Thanked 27 Times in 27 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 72 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Got Killed

I was returning to my office, on a two lane hwy, started coming up behind this A$$ in a 2500 bowtie that was blowing smoke every where. I roll past him and it was cool for a couple miles. Then came upon a red light, the last one before my exit. I was 1/2mile out when I saw it turn to yellow, the bowtie was bout 1/2 mile behind me, I should've gone full throttle to the light and tried to build up what boost I could, but instead started slowing down, I already had it in 4hi(like it really mattered). He came up fast to get alongside of me, and he was still rolling a bit when we hit the light, I had to stop.
Light turned green and I'm sure it must've turned to midnight for the cars behind us, I never looked back. I think I hung with him for 2-3 seconds, but then he was gone like a rocket ship, I was at 80 and he must've been pushing 110 because he was gone. He obviously had a weight advantage, my 350 at the scales is 9300, but for the amount of smoke he was blowing he must've had something other than a PPE hot tune.

I kinda knew from the start I was gonna lose, but didn't hurt to try. I got off on my exit, he kept going. If I do happen to see him at a restaurant r parts store, I'll have to give him congrats and find out what he's running.

Now today wasn't a total loss I did get kinda a kill on the way home. Not something you see everyday, a diesel Rabbit. Haven't seen one in a decade, this thing was chugging like a coal train up this mountain climb. I thought it was a TT, I followed the trail for a mile, but coming down the other side, no TT or pickup in site, just this silver(I think) VW Rabbit blowing coal. The back hatch and bumper were black from the coal. He started to speed up blowing coal on me, I was like not happening, got right up behind him and went around him drowning him in a cloud. I don't condone smoking, unless someone has done it to you.

Work Truck: 2010 F350 KR Oxford

Ford F250 CrewCab SWB 4X4 XLT. Sold
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

4" MBRP 409 SS Turbo-Back w/ Cat & Muff Delete
SCT Livewire w/ Looney Tunes, Courtesy of Vivian
AirDog 100 from Pure Flow Industries
Accufab Elbow
AFE Stage II W/ PG7 Sold!
Revtek 2.5" Level Kit
Nitto TG From Discount Tire
Smkd LED 3rd Brake & Smkd Mirror Lenses From Stealth Auto
LineX in the Bed
HID Highs/Lows 6000K.
Front & Rear Strobes & Front Dual Talon LED Dash Light, All Whelen;
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
BigGreen06 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 18 Old 07-16-2013, 11:07 AM Thread Starter
Premium Member

 
BigGreen06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Cooperstown, NY
Posts: 2,440
Thanks: 22
Thanked 27 Times in 27 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 72 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Wow 176 views and not a single comment.

Honestly I expected at least some comments.

I'd like to see a 6.4 that weights above 9grand that can beat a tuned Chevy with a third less weight. I don't think it's possible. The weight alone is a stopper.

Work Truck: 2010 F350 KR Oxford

Ford F250 CrewCab SWB 4X4 XLT. Sold
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

4" MBRP 409 SS Turbo-Back w/ Cat & Muff Delete
SCT Livewire w/ Looney Tunes, Courtesy of Vivian
AirDog 100 from Pure Flow Industries
Accufab Elbow
AFE Stage II W/ PG7 Sold!
Revtek 2.5" Level Kit
Nitto TG From Discount Tire
Smkd LED 3rd Brake & Smkd Mirror Lenses From Stealth Auto
LineX in the Bed
HID Highs/Lows 6000K.
Front & Rear Strobes & Front Dual Talon LED Dash Light, All Whelen;
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
BigGreen06 is offline  
post #3 of 18 Old 07-16-2013, 11:13 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Nifty2Fifty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 240
Thanks: 2
Thanked 6 Times in 5 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks for sharing, we win some, we lose some.

Quote:
Originally Posted by BigGreen06 View Post
I don't condone smoking, unless someone has done it to you.
HAHAHA, this is good.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


2006 Ford F-250 6.0L
XDP Coolant Filter System - Bluespring Upgrade
Bushwhacker Pocket Style fender flares, Herculiner down the rockers
MBRP 4" Turbo back Exhaust
Nifty2Fifty is offline  
post #4 of 18 Old 07-16-2013, 11:48 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: CB
Posts: 38
Thanks: 2
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
there is a kid in my town with a 6.4 250 cc but lifted and he jus has a few mods n he is runnin 7.9? in the 1/8....havnt seen a dmax around here anyway that is that fast...only other truck is a cummins but its fully built!


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
" The CB Hooker"

2012 F250 SRW 6.7l Scorpion Powered
Powerstrokin7.3L83 is offline  
post #5 of 18 Old 07-16-2013, 01:13 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Monroe, NC
Posts: 1,251
Thanks: 19
Thanked 39 Times in 16 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Like Ohsix6Oh said above you win some and you lose some. Your truck is about mine in the only performance mods I have is a livewire ts. The Chevy can make more power cheaper than we in the PSD's can.

Ps. Good kill on the rabbit

99.5 F250 7.3 (Sold)
2006 F350 6.0 CC LB SRW FX4
Pro Comp 2.5 Leveling Kit
New Premium FICM from Ed
IPR GEN 2 EGR Delete w/ Up Pipe
Flo Pro 4" Turbo Back w/muffler
Blue Spring Mod
SCT Livewire ts
Ag Street Tune by Eric

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
NCDeerHunter is offline  
post #6 of 18 Old 07-16-2013, 01:22 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
JUGGS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Denton, TX
Posts: 511
Thanks: 5
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Shhhhh....be vewy, vewy quiet...he's hunting wabbits.

Just happened to think, a lot of you kids my have no idea who Elmer Fudd is.

2005 F250 Lariat CCSB/170k mi./6sp Handshaker

Don't Worry
Dieselsite coolant filter, CAT ELC, Bulletproofed and monitored by BPD

Be Happy
SCT SF3, 4" Flo Pro, 2.5" Readylift SST, 35" GoodYear Fierce Attitude M/T's
JUGGS is offline  
post #7 of 18 Old 07-16-2013, 02:12 PM Thread Starter
Premium Member

 
BigGreen06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Cooperstown, NY
Posts: 2,440
Thanks: 22
Thanked 27 Times in 27 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 72 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Oh I remember bugs bunny and elmer fudd, I'm not that young. Those rabbits though are starting to pop up more now, since I've seen 2 more, both blowing smoke. Do they get really good miles?

7.9 in the 1/8 is pretty good, whats his 1/4 time though? Most tracks I've been to are 1/4 tracks. My 6.0 F250 had a 15.2 1/4 time @ 92mph. Haven't had a chance to take the F350down the strip yet

Work Truck: 2010 F350 KR Oxford

Ford F250 CrewCab SWB 4X4 XLT. Sold
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

4" MBRP 409 SS Turbo-Back w/ Cat & Muff Delete
SCT Livewire w/ Looney Tunes, Courtesy of Vivian
AirDog 100 from Pure Flow Industries
Accufab Elbow
AFE Stage II W/ PG7 Sold!
Revtek 2.5" Level Kit
Nitto TG From Discount Tire
Smkd LED 3rd Brake & Smkd Mirror Lenses From Stealth Auto
LineX in the Bed
HID Highs/Lows 6000K.
Front & Rear Strobes & Front Dual Talon LED Dash Light, All Whelen;
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
BigGreen06 is offline  
post #8 of 18 Old 07-16-2013, 02:33 PM
Premium Member
 
gotta_gofast's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 865
Thanks: 0
Thanked 54 Times in 51 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 60 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Well there's a reason Dodge and GM trucks dominate at the drag strip and sled pulls. The engines are just built better and the aftermarket supports them.

'06 F250 FX4 6.0L typical bolt on
gotta_gofast is offline  
post #9 of 18 Old 07-16-2013, 04:27 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
countryraised's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: northeast Iowa
Posts: 854
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I do sled pulling, with a tractor, and my observation is that most of the fords are in the pits hooked to trailers towing, while the chevy and dodge guys drive theirs in empty to pull them, so I guess the the others are toys while the fords are working.

Vince
John Deere product developement
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

FOR SALE '99F350 2008 F350 mini maxx'd


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
countryraised is offline  
post #10 of 18 Old 07-16-2013, 05:47 PM Thread Starter
Premium Member

 
BigGreen06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Cooperstown, NY
Posts: 2,440
Thanks: 22
Thanked 27 Times in 27 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 72 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Yeah Fords we're definitely built to work, and they do work hard.

Work Truck: 2010 F350 KR Oxford

Ford F250 CrewCab SWB 4X4 XLT. Sold
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

4" MBRP 409 SS Turbo-Back w/ Cat & Muff Delete
SCT Livewire w/ Looney Tunes, Courtesy of Vivian
AirDog 100 from Pure Flow Industries
Accufab Elbow
AFE Stage II W/ PG7 Sold!
Revtek 2.5" Level Kit
Nitto TG From Discount Tire
Smkd LED 3rd Brake & Smkd Mirror Lenses From Stealth Auto
LineX in the Bed
HID Highs/Lows 6000K.
Front & Rear Strobes & Front Dual Talon LED Dash Light, All Whelen;
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
BigGreen06 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome