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Hey guys I haven't been reading this board for awhile and I have a couple of questions for you. I traded a 94 Se-r that other then CAI and no cat was unmodded. I would work my new SE 5-Speed--BAD... I here all of you guys talking that this car is fast, but I hate to say it stock they are really slow. I mean I feel as though I have trouble keeping up with traffic at times(And damned if after 15000 miles I still don't nail the damn Rev Limiter).

You guys that have modded theirs have you really picked up anything more then then AURAL speed or is there some power there to be had. I really think my Se-r would have been able to run 15.1-15.2 1/4 STOCK -So if I spend $1500 modding up my Sentra with Exhaust - Mid-Pipe - Headers - CAI - I better not be saying I THINK I can feel its faster. It better run high 14's and I just dont see that happening.

I guess what I want to know is, DO YOU THINK NON-ASPIRATED SE's WILL EVER RUN mid 14'S?

I just can't tell you guys how disappointed I am with the car so far. After putting 150,000 miles on my 94 Se-r, I can't tell you how much my 94 was faster in all areas, even with the small 185/60/14s it was a much better handler(Don't even get me started on our suspension!!!!!!). I already ordered the Eibachs and am waiting for struts but man does our car handle like a boat or what.

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true the older se-r were better. nissan made a few changes on the new se 2.0 engine, mainly to comply with stricter smoging. i enjoy driving my 2000 se, with only minor mods(intake-exhuast). i hardly belive it can do better then 15.

i owned a 1995 gst eclipse, and had SERIOUS mods, i only best at 12.2 at 114.

maybe with a turbo kit, the 2000 se can do better. but we miss the main point in our car. just enjoy it, safely. you do not need to drive fast and hard. i learned my leason after the turbo on my gst craked and my car burst into flames. was it worth it! NOPE!!! i put my soul into it, and now it sits in a junkyard. for now, i just drive from point A to B. ENJOY your ride, SAFELY!! do not speed in the city, it is not worth it (accidents, tickets, or worst off, death!)



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sierra248: What type of traffic are you trying to keep up with????? Whatever traffic you can't keep up with you probably don't need to. This is no flame. There's always someone out there that you won't be able to keep up with.

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I don't know personally I don't have a problem keeping up with traffic at all,,,and we all drive like nuts......

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I am will adc100 on this one...If you can't keep up with traffic then odds are you really don't need to. I love my SE, and I personally have never had problems keeping up with traffic. I am new to the Nissan community, so I can't compare it to any other models. I do know that it is loads of fun to drive compared to my first car (83 Honda Accord 5 speed...rated at 76hp).

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by sierra248:
Hey guys I haven't been reading this board for awhile and I have a couple of questions for you. I traded a 94 Se-r that other then CAI and no cat was unmodded. I would work my new SE 5-Speed--BAD... I here all of you guys talking that this car is fast, but I hate to say it stock they are really slow. I mean I feel as though I have trouble keeping up with traffic at times(And damned if after 15000 miles I still don't nail the damn Rev Limiter).

You guys that have modded theirs have you really picked up anything more then then AURAL speed or is there some power there to be had. I really think my Se-r would have been able to run 15.1-15.2 1/4 STOCK -So if I spend $1500 modding up my Sentra with Exhaust - Mid-Pipe - Headers - CAI - I better not be saying I THINK I can feel its faster. It better run high 14's and I just dont see that happening.

I guess what I want to know is, DO YOU THINK NON-ASPIRATED SE's WILL EVER RUN mid 14'S?

I just can't tell you guys how disappointed I am with the car so far. After putting 150,000 miles on my 94 Se-r, I can't tell you how much my 94 was faster in all areas, even with the small 185/60/14s it was a much better handler(Don't even get me started on our suspension!!!!!!). I already ordered the Eibachs and am waiting for struts but man does our car handle like a boat or what.

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What do you expect from a larger and heavier car? Common sense would tell you its not going to be as fast as a b13 or b14 with the same mods.

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Agreed. A mid 15 second car isn't much to brag about. But you can't keep up with traffic? Is there an Autobahn in Florida or something?

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I would have to agree with everyone here. I'm also new to the Nissan Community and I personally would have to say that my 15,000 Sentra is probably one of the best buys I ever made. I drive a little wild every once in a while and this car keeps up with just about everything. We all know that it isn't the fastest thing out there but it suits my purposes just fine.

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i got the 1.8 model no mods and keep up with traffic.. more than i should in some cases! I think it has alot to do with the driver. LOL, now try to keep up with traffic in a jeep wrangler with 31 mud tires... now that will make you feel slow.

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I've raced a lot of cars dude. I've beaten many, many I thought I couldn't like the V6 Cougar that we kill!!!! The SE is definately a fast four banger!

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Don't forget that when and if we get a ECU many of these emission bottlenecks should be removed.

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Let me add to all these responses and say that I set the standard of driving around here in Virginia. People fight to keep up with me. :) I drive very smartly, but my SE has way more than enough umph to pass even the fastest cars on the highway. Modded, I even noticed a way better passing power, which is great. Aurally, the car sounds very nice, but as Gene and whoever has the CAI and Stromung mod can also attest to the same power all around. I'm not going for 14 seconds, I'm going for a ride quality and a look that I can enjoy for a very long time. I'll be happy if my car can get into the 6's 0-60. :)

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I agree with the gang here. I have a 93' SE-R, and it was made to be a little hot rod when it was built. The new SE's are great cars, but have a milder suspension, lower rpm, and more weight. It seems to be a better car to tool around the city than my SE-R, though. Looks like our car is growing up. Less fun, but more socially acceptable. If it is killing you, dump it for something else.

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Ooh, a 14 second b15!! I think if you got a whole pile of boltons then this would be possible. CAI, good exhaust, underdrive pulleys, ECU (not available yet), header. Also, cams would help a ton, but they aren't bolton.

Another disadvantage is that when using one of the currently available designs for SR20DE's, then you lose a catalytic converter.

But, the car is pretty decent out of the box. I finally got dusted by a heavily modified Honda (maybe a hybrid?) getting onto the freeway onramp. Not to mention the driver was definitely no stranger to the racetrack. Probably a low 14 second car easy. But otherwise I'm getting way more bang for the buck than I expected. For more money, yup, there's more car available, but for everything in our performance range the B15 is cheaper.


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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by DarKsiDe_SE:
What do you expect from a larger and heavier car? Common sense would tell you its not going to be as fast as a b13 or b14 with the same mods.

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i would have to disagree.... i raced a 99 se limited with an intake and headers (AEBS)..... stuck with him the whole way until we hit third and oncoming traffic got too crazy (crowded night at firehouse).... so i let up..... but it would have been "even steven"

i think our cars are will be able to hit 14...... and to prove it I plan the be the first one!!! (if Darkside doesnt hit 14's first)or at least be one of them....

dont quote me on this.... but I heard we supposedly have a lighter aluminum block.... i would think that this little weight reduction would free up some hp.....

Darkside..... i would think your car pulls hard as hell with those mods.... what was your dyno results again?

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I completely disagree with everyone with their understimations of the B15, yes the B13 SE-R is one baddass car, but the B15 SE is freaking cool as shizt. I will prove all your theories of the 14 second bolt-on B15 horribly wrong. I am not going to say exactly what I will be modding, but everything will be bolt-on for sure. And I have an auto tranny, I already beat a modded Si(intake exhaust), and lost by 2 cars at 110mph to a even more modded Si(exhaust, CAI, Headers). Well anywho once I get the car fixed in 3 weeks I will be posting pictures and keeping everyone updated on my project. I am planning on running 13's(13.7-13.9) with just bolt-ons and some weight reduction, and then planning on getting 700+hp out of this lil bugger afterwards. The 13 second goal should be achieved this December, and the 700+hp goal maybe like in 2 years, I will be building the car up slowly not only cuz I don't have millions to spend, but also because I doubt my driving skills with any car over 350hp. Ok well, just reply if you disagree. But I totally agree with ya that the classic SE-R is better than the SE(B15), but I would say not by much(And yes I have driven both plenty).

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dont get me wrong, the b15 is a great car and im not saying one is better than the other. I think that if you were to put to equally mod'd cars with equally skilled driver, one in a b13 and the other in a b15. I'd have to give the nod to the b13 just cuz its lighter and higher redline. Not sure about the b14

At its current state, id say my car is more than capable of low 15 sec passes on street tires. I layed down 136hp and 131 ft lbs to the wheels with I,H,P. (dyno tuning would yield better results i think) A rough estimate at crank hp/tq would be 163/157

have u run your car yet 858? how bout dyno session? what other plans u got..

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I'm not a Sentra Owner, but I'm a Wannabe! :)
The Sentra SE Sport here in Toronto are not bad. I've test drive it twice so far. Although the test drives were brief (about 30 min each time), I find the Sentra SE does its job pretty well.
For those of you don't know, I'm driving a Honda Prelude Type S. I'm looking for a car that is easy on gas, low insurance rate (anything is lower than my Lude), and yet, has good performance and good handling (more important). I'll be losing around 50 horsepower when I switch to a Sentra in 1.5 months. I'll definitely miss 50 horsepower, I'll miss the power, the handling, the speed, the look of my Lude. (it was my baby).
But in a compact car market, I'll be choosing the Sentra because it handles great (as good as my brother's VW 1.8T Wolfsberg, or the Mazda Protege), and yet, I'll be paying about $75 less per month (on a lease) compared to those cars. Okay, it's no 1.8T (turbo), but it's exactly what "Biggest Bang For the Buck" means.
So far, I find the Sentra SE Sport good enough for my priorities (low insurance, good low gas consumption), and yet, still, it drives like an European car. Nissan did a Good Job.

Sierra, if you seriously want to beat every car on the road, might as well save your money on modding this car, and spend it wisely on a more powerful car!? You can take my Prelude if you want! :)

I'm gonna miss my Lude, coz it is faster than the Sentra in all area (b14, b15, b13, etc.) but guy, Sentra is an Economy car after all, and modding it is just for our own pleasure of getting more juice outta that car. We bought it because of good reasons like price constraints, gas consumption consideration, etc.

So yah, if you feel the stock Civic or Corolla is making you eat dust on the highway... then you better go check on your car, see what's wrong with it. Last time I drove the Civic, it was like driving a go kart, it was fun, but slow, but then it's okay for city driving here in Toronto.

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Let me also add that with my two mods, I'm getting lots better gas mileage. I'm not getting between 26-30 in the last four tanks. Let's see if this holds true for awile. I'm also driving lots faster now with the modifications. This car is great!

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I dunno about the Lude's quarter mile times, but I think a race between a Lude and a classic SE-R would be baddass, I knw some people that have run 15.2's to 15.4's on almost stock(intake, muffler) back in the day. I really doubt the prelude could do any better. The aftermarket for the prelude is big so they have a big advantage, but a modded SE or SE-R would tear an *** out of any modded prelude any day :), I saw a streetable 11.19 quarter mile SE-R at Moroso, the guy drove it home, and he still did not have everything modded, so correct me if I'm wrong(NOT!), heheh

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