i agree. "my V6 is so fast" threads drive me nuts. i read one earlier about how this kid's 4.3 was eating Vortec 5.7s and 4.8s... but he never so much as pulled a valve cover.
there are 3 ways to get a "fast" fullsize 4.3... put the smack to it, forced induction, or pull it out of the fullsize and install it in something that doesnt weigh over 2 tons.
half of these kids wouldnt know a fast truck if it ran them over then stopped and played bleach box with their face.