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Author Topic: Ford Probe vs. Honda Prelude????
newtotheprobe Posted on 2006-05-10 at 08:28:48
I own a 97 probe gts 2.5.....wod it beat a v-tech pde? the only thing i have done to the probe is a m....thats it.
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heartlessangel7 Posted on 2006-05-20 at 19:15:21
Nope.

heartlessangel7 Posted on 2006-05-20 at 19:18:16
If you really do have a GT-S then you, you got a turbo, and a DOHC v-6. Naturally aspirated Hondas...r fast. +V-tech.

newtotheprobe Posted on 2006-05-22 at 21:38:36
I do have a gts, and my engine does say DOHC, but im pretty sure there is no turbo!...

Matt Posted on 2006-05-23 at 21:08:39
a gts is no different than a gt other than different rims, spoiler, chrome muffler tips, silver racing strips, and different decals. no turbo, or other engine differences

newtotheprobe Posted on 2006-07-16 at 02:19:57
yeah. matt's right....there was never a factory made turbo probe. EVER.

KILLAKRIKS Posted on 2006-10-10 at 14:11:11
WOW Probe's in the eraly 90 late 80's did come with a turbo stock but it was the 4 banger not the v6 but yes i know my probe would beat a perlude its stock and its qiuck but i cant wait till my injen intake comes

Cich Posted on 2006-11-14 at 16:34:32
yeah the earlier probes did have turbos on the 4 bangers and ive beat a prelude in my 94 pgt stock with with auto tranny

Pho3niX-916 Posted on 2007-02-06 at 15:46:20
Huh... I'd say no doubt, you should have that one... vtec's don't seem to be that much faster. I know variable timing is supposed to be better all-around performance but I've raced a newish ('03-'04 probably, I'd have to look up the body style... not a big Honduh guy myself) Accord V6, I assume it was vtec... either way, the guy definitely had an intake, that's all I could hear on his car at WOT so no exhaust or anything but I held him from off the line up to about 70mph (nose-to-nose) in my slightly-modified '93 2.0 I4 before I backed off. I was kinda hoping maybe it was just a new car and dude didn't know how to drive 'cuz... well... frankly, I'd be pissed if I just forked out that much cash for a brand-new Accord V6 and couldn't even beat an old Probe 4-banger in the 1/8... lol. Anyway, I'm pretty sure the GT could whoop just about any Honduh... except maybe the S2000, that'd definitely take some work...

low2ridin Posted on 2007-04-28 at 00:24:10
you should have that prelude easy




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