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09-26-2006 12:21 AM
Ripped_06_ST Probably with bad traction... I bet you could get down in the high to mid 8's with that thing...
09-26-2006 12:20 AM
goinloco1 i just popped in for a sec... on my way to bed now

by the way, mine does 9.1 @ 79mph...
09-26-2006 12:16 AM
Ripped_06_ST You told me you were goin to bed... lol

You can race the ST.
09-26-2006 12:15 AM
Ripped_06_ST Shouldn't you be in bed?
09-26-2006 12:12 AM
goinloco1 i wanna go...

hmm, maybe i should bring my car
09-25-2006 11:19 PM
Ripped_06_ST ok thats cool... I can go by myself... thats not a problem... just thought I would see if anyone wants to go.
09-25-2006 11:16 PM
SD_Focus That's too much money for me. I did dyno about a year ago with intake and exhaust and made 144 whp and 145 wtq. My guess is you will see 160 - 165 whp. I would go but I have to spend a lot of time tomorrow catching up on my school work. I spend my nights partying and racing at the local drag strip when I should be studying, so once a week I have to spend a day like this to catch up on all of my work and my lab for tomorrow was canceled so no class
09-25-2006 10:45 PM
Ripped_06_ST Yes, Ryan raced the ST and got a trap speed of 74.05 which is a pretty high trap speed for a 10.070. If you could get a 9.7 then I could definately get a lower#... I mean you have the same mods as me but I have the header which I am hoping gave me like 12-15 whp and the same amount of wtq... we shall see tomorrow's dyno... Dustin... you wanna go???

It's kinda steep of a 104 bucks for two HP pulls... shows the a/f ratio and all... you want to get your car dyno'd too??? I mean even if you don't you could just come along to see what mine does... lol
09-25-2006 10:41 PM
SD_Focus I think its possible on a good track with a great driver. The picture is kind of crappy but this is a 9.967 second 1/8 mile run with a bad 2.386 0-60 ft time. I have an '04 2.3L with intake, exhaust, and a tune. The 0-60 could deffinitely be brought down so I don't see any reason I couldn't run a 9.7. I have no idea what that would result in the quarter mile. I don't think a 14.7 is at all possible with my car right now, but maybe the ST.

Also note that I didn't even hit 70 mph and that was my best run. My highest mph was ~71 mph and I believe when matt raced me he had a pretty bad run but still managed ~ 73 mph.

09-25-2006 10:27 PM
Re: Re: Re: Went to the track again...

Originally posted by mievil
Get motortrend to bring that bone stock ST to this track and see what they run. Several items need to be looked at here. First and foremost, I'm a crappy driver. Secondly, this was the first time driving this car. Lastly, traction on this track sucks balls anyway, is actually slightly uphill, and this was a learning experience, on pretty wore down tires. You're comparing a guy (me) who has drag raced maybe 6 nights in his life in a car he's never sat in to the pros that work for Motortrend. Good job I guess. Motortrend also claims to have gotten a 3.9 second 0-60 in an Evo XIII, but I suppose that's the norm for an Evo as well, right. Show me.
I hope you didn't take the motor trend thing the wrong way... I thought you did GREAT at racing... I was saying with the right tires the ST may pull in better times... unless you were refering to Frank.
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