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96slowss

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PostSubject: track time   Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:22 pm

was goin to the track 2night but rain changed that. goin next weekend. last time i ran a 15.1 now i did cat delete, new opti, msd wires, acdelco plugs, water pump, t-stat, air pump delete, new filter on my intake. iam goin 2 pull my headlight and empty my trunk. hoping to get a 14. whats the chance of this happening?
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PostSubject: Re: track time   Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:29 pm

What was your 60' from the last time you were there?? How did the car come outta the hole?? LOTS of 1/4 gain right there if your coming out soft.
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PostSubject: Re: track time   Fri Oct 01, 2010 4:15 pm

was a 2.4 when i got the car. latest was a 2.25
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PostSubject: Re: track time   Fri Oct 01, 2010 5:04 pm

Holly cripes! Shocked

What are you racing on, water? lol

Get that 60' down to a 2.0 and you should go 14.7 (from your 2.2)

What rpm are you leaving at that your blowing the tire away so bad?

If your on street tires (which im sure you are), make sure you drive around the burnout box. Wack the tires quick before you stage to get the dirt off, and walk it out off the lights.
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PostSubject: Re: track time   Fri Oct 01, 2010 5:05 pm

...btw what track are you going too?
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PostSubject: Re: track time   Fri Oct 01, 2010 5:09 pm

I love the car being lowered, but it really does'nt help you when you are drag racing, i.e. no weight transfer & street tires = bad 60' times.
I think he still has the stock gears in it too, which hurt it.
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PostSubject: Re: track time   Fri Oct 01, 2010 5:17 pm

Yeah, getting these things to 60 foot is tough! I've only had one sub 2 second one EVAR. In ALL my B-body's. It was in the Impala at E-town with the auto and stock engine. I got a 1.98, I think. Rest of the time it was 2 oh's to 2 fours... Wink


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PostSubject: Re: track time   Fri Oct 01, 2010 8:33 pm

i was just leavin the light at a idle. and never got any tire spin. stock gears. and yes my car is hammered 2 the point of cant go any lower. it tucks the tread in all 4 corners. iam goin 2 epping next friday if the weather is good.
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PostSubject: Re: track time   Fri Oct 01, 2010 9:17 pm

If you left at an idle and you had no tire spin, you were most likely bogging the motor down.

Try bringing the car out at 2200-2500 and let it eat a little.

Your car is an SS right? So you have 3.08 rear gears?

Just to put things in perspective, on a 235/70-15 street junk tire, I pulled a 2.0 60' three rows in a run w/ 2.93 rear gears (if I left a little harder, could have probably gotten it down to a 1.9)

You've got your number man, just get that launch down. I would go with you if epping wasnt so damn far away from me.
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PostSubject: Re: track time   Fri Oct 01, 2010 9:22 pm

ya iam running stock 3:08s. i did notice a big diff in throttle responce witht the new plugs and wires. ill deff play with the launch next weekend. my driveway also helps beind 300 feet straight new pavement Laughing its my test facility..
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PostSubject: Re: track time   Fri Oct 01, 2010 11:22 pm

lol, nothing wrong with a practice driveway.
You have a stock trans convertor right?

I would just bring it up to about 2k to start, so the convertors loaded up, and slip it off the foot brake. If it starts to spin a little, feather the throttle and ease into it and see if she bites.
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PostSubject: Re: track time   Sat Oct 02, 2010 12:46 pm

bfurches wrote:
lol, nothing wrong with a practice driveway.
You have a stock trans convertor right?

I would just bring it up to about 2k to start, so the convertors loaded up, and slip it off the foot brake. If it starts to spin a little, feather the throttle and ease into it and see if she bites.

yep stock convertor. ill see what i can get it up 2 2day without it breaking loose in my driveway lol
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