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SVT Lightning VS SVT Raptor

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Underdog777, Mar 18, 2012.

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Which comes out on top?

  1. SVT Raptor

    33 vote(s)
    44.0%
  2. SVT Lightning

    42 vote(s)
    56.0%
  1. Mar 20, 2012 at 9:18 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Love the TBSS and SRT8 Ram but those are SUVs.:D
     
  2. Mar 20, 2012 at 9:22 PM
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    rbeezy

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    still under truck category lol
     
  3. Mar 23, 2012 at 8:13 AM
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    Meh.
     
  4. Mar 23, 2012 at 8:28 AM
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    yea...more so SUV category...a truck has a bed IMO...so not really ha

    either way no doubt the L is one bad ass truck...i get a big ass smile like a kid in a candy shop everytime i step on the gas in mine (just sucks its not a manual)
     
  5. Mar 23, 2012 at 8:34 AM
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  6. Mar 23, 2012 at 8:46 AM
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  7. Mar 23, 2012 at 5:48 PM
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    Ditto.

    Do the SRT8 Ram and TBSS have real frames or are they Unibody?

    If Unibody, not a truck.

    For the record, I do not consider the Honda Ridgeline a truck.
     
  8. Mar 23, 2012 at 6:48 PM
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    First things first...the Ram was an SRT10, not 8. The Cherokee is an SRT8 and I'm sure it is a unibody.
     
  9. Mar 23, 2012 at 7:06 PM
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    New GC is unibody, I thought the previous generation wasn't though. Not positive though. Also think the TB was BOF as well.

    As far as SRT10 vs Lightning. SRT10 faster, assuming driver can shift(although they made autos but they were in the crew cab so they were heavier). As far as the Ram being underpowered and a glorified Ram, I wouldn't exactly call 500hp underpowered and well, isn't the Lightning a glorified F150.

    Both cool trucks nonetheless, but I'd agree I'd rather just have the GMC over either. A lot more rare, not to mention I believe faster as well. And not to hate on the SRT10, but this video always makes me laugh. I guess I'm a terrible person.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFH39T0Z0WI
     
  10. Mar 28, 2012 at 8:19 PM
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    Congratulations and thanks guys for being the only ones to post replies relevant to the topic.
     
  11. Mar 29, 2012 at 7:13 AM
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    I had one of them too, same color. Add a few inches of rain to the road surface and I'll put my TBSS against any one of them. That car handled like it was on rails!

    Now back to your regularly scheduled thread...
     
  12. Mar 29, 2012 at 10:25 AM
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    I'm pretty certain the Lightning would win (on the street obviously)

    But I voted for the Raptor just cause I like it more of the 2 trucks
     
  13. Mar 29, 2012 at 10:32 AM
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    2 completely different vehicles...your talking a rear wheel drive truck vs a all wheel drive suv...:confused: any rear wheel drive truck is gonna be loose in the rain. depends how ya drive it. i have driven my L in torrential downpours and been fine. yes...i have driven the SS worked for chevy for 5 years. nice quick suv...but its not a truck its a SUV and no where compares to a Lightning


    if we are comparing any kind of car now....my STi handled like it was on rails...and id take that over the SS....lol (faster too :D)
     
  14. Apr 14, 2012 at 3:09 PM
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  15. Apr 14, 2012 at 6:45 PM
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  16. May 2, 2012 at 6:51 PM
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    Straight line? Lightning has my bet.
     
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