How powerful are regular highway patrol cars?

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  1. Tomash

    Tomash Active Member

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    I'm talking those Crown Vics they drive not Vettes or Mustangs.
    My friend said they have a V8 with twin turbo reaching 440hp.
    I called bullshit on that.
     
  2. Turbo_Hyundai

    Turbo_Hyundai Tamas, tis me

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    HAHAAHAHAHAHAHAH 440 hp? HEhehehehehe
     
  3. Tony Stark

    Tony Stark John McCain has an illegitimate mexican baby

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    it is bullshit...they are pretty slow...they did a study on them and I think they did like 16s or 17s in the 1/4 mile...the only reason they seem fast is because u let ur foot off the gas when u see them
     
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    1000hp, quad turbos
     
  5. Tomash

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    I'd pimp that shit.
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    He's wrong
    They put down like 280 maybe a little more...they have plenty of power
     
  8. Tomash

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    And others will see ya in a couple of weeks.
     
  9. Wolf

    Wolf No one plans to take the path that brings you lowe

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    Crown Vic w/ the Police Interceptor package have about 230-240hp. In a 4000lb car.
    They top out at about 130mph, due to aerodynamics.
    But damn, you should see how quick their Motorolas are. :cool:
     
  10. Chi_Town_GoD

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    thats the biggest bunch of bullshit i've ever heard..

    the only difference between civilian and police crown vics and caprices are heavy duty suspensions, batteries, etc..

    i think they have some unrestriction mods and slightly different chip/emissions program.. thats it..

    a police crown vic pushes out aobut 225-230 flywheel hp ;)

    a 94-96 caprice had the 260hp LT1, just like the impala.

    camaro z28s and mustangs were the fastest police cars..
     
  11. Turbo_Hyundai

    Turbo_Hyundai Tamas, tis me

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    If the crown vic has 440 what do the stangs and vette cop cars have? 800? :big grin:
     
  12. IEATPUPPIES

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    the handle really fucking good at 100+mph for a car based on a 20+year old body on frame + live rear axle platform.


    MY03 and 04 crown vic interceptors can be ordered with the 302hp modular dohc v8 from the mercury marauder.:hs:
     
  13. Chi_Town_GoD

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    :rofl: you are a fucking retard..

    230 is more like it.
     
  14. Tomash

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    The Gallardo > that :o
     
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    Marauder is fucking badass.
     
  16. Dr. Zoidberg

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    they're nothin special...no way would a police dept shell out the cash to buy and maintain a 440 hp twin turbo car :o
     
  17. Wolf

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  18. Chi_Town_GoD

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    yup..

    now that i think about it, the police interceptor has a dual exhaust and shit, and yes, around 230hp.. 125-130 mph top speed with the lightbar, about 140 without, etc..

    also, i think its geared a bit differently from the civilian crown vics..

    0-60 in low 8s.. :mamoru:


    P.S. from personal experience, caprice has a much better acceleration, but crown vics are more refined and handle better..
     
  19. IEATPUPPIES

    IEATPUPPIES Guest

    yeah chevy special service package is 9C1.

    no speed govenor, nice silicon heater hoses, tranny cooler, pwr steering cooler, heavy duty axles, bushings, and other suspension shit.


    you cannot kill a 9c1 caprice, and from my understanding even the fwd impallas are pretty damn robust. i have a feeling that 10 years from now the current impalla will be in the "car you cant kill" category currently occupied by ford LTD/merc marquis cutlass ciera type cars.
     
  20. IEATPUPPIES

    IEATPUPPIES Guest

    paging MadpunkINDC
     
  21. Dr. Zoidberg

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    i'm seeing a lot more Impala cop cars lately... those can't be any better :o
     
  22. Chi_Town_GoD

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    yeah, i actually remember seeing that tank-like 300hp 2003my interceptor, but i think they only bought a few of them for NY, but 99% of police interceptors come with regular sport package level 230hp engine..
     
  23. IEATPUPPIES

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    CT state police bought the last 90 1987 buick grand nationals to be cop cars.

    served until the early 90s

    all bought by police or state officials.


    cops rarely pull over GN's still, they just assume a brother officer is driving it and raging it out
     
  24. iZero

    iZero Guest

    Go down the Bingo Hall and ask.
     
  25. schism jman

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    California Highway Patrol cars are supercharged. An officer told me.
     

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