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    Lincoln LS vs. Cadillac Devill Performance

    Oh, I just remembered. ;) In 2001 the Lincoln LS had significantly less performance than the numbers above: 2001 Lincoln LS8 252hp DOHC V8 0-60: 8.8 1/4 mile: 16.6 @ 82.0mph 60-0: 142ft. Slalom: 59.1mph If you're looking for cars in that year and price range you would do better with...
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    Lincoln LS vs. Cadillac Devill Performance

    2003 Lincoln LS6 5 spd Manual w/Yaw control package 3.0L DOHC V6 220hp @ 6400 rpm Max torque: 215 @ 4800 rpm 0-60: 7.8 ¼ mile: 16.0 @ 88.6 mph 60-0 Braking: 135 ft. 2003 Lincoln LS8 5 spd Manu-matic 3.9L DOHC V8 w/VCT 280hp @ 6000 rpm Max torque: 286 @ 4000 rpm 0-60: 6.8 1/4 mile...
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    rims for 04 cts?

    Stock V-series are a 6 lug bolt pattern. All V6 CTS's use a 5 lug pattern.
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    Cadillac CTS Suspension Question

    The shocks are different in the Base and Sport version CTS. The Sport version is much stiffer and feels much more stable at high speeds. It uses a Nivomat self-leveling shock in the rear for load leveling too. From what I have read, there isn't a problem with lowering the car using the stock...
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    Will the STS-V have a manual tranny?

    Cadillac STS-V Supercharged (12 psi) and Intercooled DOHC 32 valve 4.4L V8 with variable valve timing. 6 speed automatic transmission with manu-matic shifting. 440hp @ 6400rpm 430lb ft. of torque @ 3600rpm 16/25 mpg fuel economy 0-60: 4.9 seconds 1/4 mile: 13.8 @ 101mph Not bad for...
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    anybody looking for a v-grill

    If it is the GM grill (not one of the aftermarket knock-offs), the emblem comes already on the grill. The V grill is the mesh grill.
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    CTS-V parts list (V-grills for under $200)

    Here they are: Grille, upper: 21996486 (Wire Mesh Grill) Grille, lower: 25750638 (wire mesh grill; must install front fascia/bumper cover to fit) ...and the upper fits perfectly. To install the lower, you need to swap the front bumper cover and hardware for the V version...
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    Supercharged 3.2L V6

    I would much rather have a V too. :D But upgrading the CTS I have is much cheaper than trading up at the moment (that and I want to see the STS-V before buying a new car).
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    Supercharged 3.2L V6

    Now that your 320hp VVT Northstar is shared with the SRX and STS, I bet you will begin to see some more aftermarket interest. :)
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    The Naked Edge Road Challenge 2005

    We need a CTS-V in there. Preferrably a Mallett. There is none greater. :D
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    Five Hundred may spawn Town Car; Ford considering awd, V8 sedan

    Welcome to the dark side. The 2008 DeVille will be on the Sigma platform (meaning it will have RWD and AWD). Rumors even have it being based off the Sixteen concept.
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    Supercharged 3.2L V6

    Wait, there is hope for you yet. I found this posted on the forums at www.caddyedge.com : Also, wasn't RSM going to become a sponsoring vendor here at LVC?
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    Venturi - Car Fetish

    It looks like a Bugatti Veyron. Except not as well designed. Or powerful. Or interesting.
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    When 400hp just isn't enough... ;)

    Lingenfelter is talking about releasing a twin turbo system for the CTS-V. 600-700hp from the LS6? They say it fits under the hood and is undetectable from stock unless you're at WOT. Early pic:
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    When 400hp just isn't enough... ;)

    I have posted information about the 751hp Mallett car from the SuperCar ShootOut on the performance forum: http://www.lincolnvscadillac.com/showthread.php?p=19098#post19098
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    SuperCar ShootOut

    The Mallett CTS-V won the annual Automobile magazine SuperCar ShootOut. The article is in the November issue. 7th Place - 2003 Hoppen/MTM Audi RS6 6th Place - 2002 Active Autowerke BMW M3 5th Place - 2003 RENNtech Mercedes CL55 4th/3rd Place (tie) - 2004 HPA Motorsports Stage II Twin...
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    A few cool Mark VIII videos...

    I agree. Videos of the speedo prove nothing. Let's see track times. Also, what wheels were these running in addition to the gear swaps? It all effects the speedo and doesn't mean the car actually climbs that fast.
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    Chrysler 300

    From Road & Track: Chrysler 300C 340hp Hemi V8 0-60: 5.6 seconds 0-100: 13.8 mph 1/4 mile: 14.1 @ 101 mph Top speed: 126 mph $37,310 Chrysler 300 Limited/Touring (the majority of what is sold) 250hp V6 0-60: 8.0 seconds 0-100: 22.3 seconds 1/4 mile: 16.1 @ 87.2 mph Top speed...
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    When 400hp just isn't enough... ;)

    Here is how it stacks up to the Corvette and other modern American V8 'muscle cars' (numbers taken from Road&Track): Chevrolet Corvette Z06 405hp 0-60: 4.4 seconds 1/4 mile: 12.7 @ 115.2 mph Cadillac CTS-V 400hp 0-60: 5.0 seconds 1/4 mile: 13.4 @ 109.0 mph Chevrolet Corvette...
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    American Muscle Car, Best Ever, Cars from 1964 to 1972

    Buick GNX? I thought this thread was about 60's to '70's muscle cars... If it's open to anything, I want to nominate the Cadillac CTS-V. With 400hp, I'd say it qualifies. :D
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