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post #1 of 48 Old 06-21-2009, 05:25 PM Thread Starter
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L99 not sub 5.0

Guys my IOA is not here yet , but I am reading a lot of complaints from the L99 owners that the car does NOT get up and go. They say it is sluggish and will not do 0 - 60 in under 5 sec. I would like to hear from some L99 owners that have had their cars for a while if they are happy with the performance?

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If you'll do a search you'll find some **** fast L99 times posted.

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Guys my IOA is not here yet , but I am reading a lot of complaints from the L99 owners that the car does NOT get up and go. They say it is sluggish and will not do 0 - 60 in under 5 sec. I would like to hear from some L99 owners that have had their cars for a while if they are happy with the performance?

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Shoulda bought a stick.



Seriously though, the automatic will wake up with a simple tune.

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I haven't received mine yet, but I've talked with some who have theirs and they are well satified. Were the reports of cars still inside breakin period?? Traction control has to off to make things work. There have been a lot of reports on this site that reported lower numbers than 5.0 0-60 I should know this week how sluggish it will be this week.

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with the way the A6 is geared, it should be nice off the line. Problem is (besides the weight), there's a lot of torque management set in the computer...to keep you from breaking parts. Nothing a good tune can't fix.

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Guys my IOA is not here yet , but I am reading a lot of complaints from the L99 owners that the car does NOT get up and go. They say it is sluggish and will not do 0 - 60 in under 5 sec. I would like to hear from some L99 owners that have had their cars for a while if they are happy with the performance?

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Under 5 is not hard to do at all with it. I am no race car driver or anything, BUT, I am 40 years and a really good stick shift driver...I have the L99Auto and it rocks; I am as fast as I would be with a stick...., I have NO PROBLEM getting 0 to 60 in about 4 and a half; MAYBE closer to 4 seconds, not that I'm getting timed on a track but the car is SERIOUS and the complaints you are getting; You probably should InVESTigate some and see if they're legit, I seriously doubt they are.....

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Guys my IOA is not here yet , but I am reading a lot of complaints from the L99 owners that the car does NOT get up and go. They say it is sluggish and will not do 0 - 60 in under 5 sec. I would like to hear from some L99 owners that have had their cars for a while if they are happy with the performance?

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Hey man sorry you have to hear the Smartass comments coming from M6 drivers its all good from the factory they can brag but not after aftermarket.

I dont have mine yet however I have had a lot of hours behind the wheel of my Friends 2ss with the A6 automatic.
This car is held back from GM meaning Torque managment does make it lag out of the hole. After my friend did a simple tune to the car he woke it up BIG time due to deleting Torque mangment. There have a been a few on here who have tuned there A6's and they did wake up quite however from the numbers im seeing I strongly agree and beleive that its all about who tunes the car and how well they know the A6. My friends is getting a lot better numbers than anyone elses on here.....however until I get mine he won't tell me who it is only because he likes to keep it a secret so no one will use this person. So if you get a tune do your homework on the past tunes the person who is doing it accomplished.

As for is this car slow ? HELL NO yeah it lags out of the hole but in the midrange and top end its still a VERY strong car. With a simple exhaust job and tune you will have a totally different car.

Keep this in mind all the HP is GREAT and NICE to have but due to this thing being an automatic it wont ever miss a gear like some manual drivers......its knows when to shift EVERYTIME.

dont change your order keep the A6 Trust me.
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with the way the A6 is geared, it should be nice off the line. Problem is (besides the weight), there's a lot of torque management set in the computer...to keep you from breaking parts. Nothing a good tune can't fix.
Who would do this tune? A Chevy garage? Isn't it supposed to be tuned coming from the factory?

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