Stock GMC Syclone vs Modded Ford Lightning
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Here are the stats for both trucks in case you don't know what google is...
1991 GMC Syclone 0-60 4.6sec 1/4mi 13.4sec 280hp 350lb tq
2001 Ford Lightning 0-60 5.8sec 1/4 13.9sec 380hp 450lb tq
My Syclone is stock with the exception of a Walbro fuel pump. This race was
on Mobil 91oct pump gas.
Lightning owner claimed he had a pulley, Exhaust, and a chip.
~~SOLD~~1991 GMC Syclone For Sale~17k Original Miles~All Original Including The Tires!
1991 GMC syclone 17k original miles, 100% original paint, original tires
with no plugs which have never been dismounted from rims for any reason,
truck is 100% stock and has NEVER been modified or altered, wheels are
perfect with no rash what-so-ever, 2 local owners with every possible piece
of documentation from day one including original owners name and phone
number. I have the original two keys, all books and manuals and I even have
the original plate frame from the dealership that is no longer in business!
One of the nicest you will ever see and it has to be the most documented
Syclone in the country!
As performance emerged from its slumber in the late '80s and early '90s, it
took on many forms. Cheap gas meant that the legendary V-8 was but one
option of many; technology developed in darker times meant that computer
controls and turbocharging were out of
their infancy and well into their adolescence. Front-wheel-drive
performance was available, as was rear-wheel drive. It was inevitable that
all-wheel-drive performance would come around too.
One of the legends to emerge from that second wave of American performance
is the GMC Syclone. The GMC S-15-based Syclone pickup was a 1991-'92
proposition only, wearing sheetmetal that had been around since the early
'80s. Still, the spec sheet excites: 15 pounds of turbocharged, intercooled Boost through a 4.3-liter V-6 to the tune of
and getting that power to four tractive wheels, was a two-fold recipe for
performance. Between the turbo's
inherent tweakability and the insane number of parts available for the V-6,
the sky seemed the limit. (Stock Syclones are said to have more guts than a
lighter 300hp Corvette, but an unwritten GM mandate that Corvette would
remain performance king was in place.)
The sticker for the Syclone was around $25,000, pretty heady money in the
early '90s, but access to Corvette-like performance for between $5,000 and
$10,000 less than the all-American plastic fantastic got performance fans
thinking beyond mere passenger cars. (Syclone's silly spelling was courtesy
of Mercury, which retained rights to the legendary Cyclone tag.) Chunky
ground effects, 16-inch alloy wheels and tires, and a color choice limited
to black sent an ominous visual message to those in the know.
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