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3x50MPH 03-21-2008 02:08 PM

Best Launch RPM
 
I'm thinking about taking my newly purchased SVT to the 1/8th mile drags tonight. What's the best launch RPM?

dirtbrown 03-21-2008 02:21 PM

its a pain to launch these things....I have to launch really high like 4500.....

some people say its way too high...but they obviously dont have to deal with the long 1st gear we have.

9.770 is my fastest time.

fast_ryda 03-21-2008 02:27 PM

4500...i get wheel spin. I do around 3000rpm gets the job done well

viney266 03-21-2008 02:44 PM

3-3500 depending on conditions.

besthaticouldo 03-21-2008 03:18 PM

3500-3800 is my sweet spot

3x50MPH 03-21-2008 03:47 PM

Thanks - that helps. Do you keep the traction control on?

besthaticouldo 03-21-2008 04:36 PM

i dont have it....so no

where you gonna be running? quallcomm?

3x50MPH 03-21-2008 04:49 PM

yeah - they're running tonight and I'm thinking about testing it out.

besthaticouldo 03-21-2008 04:54 PM

let me know how you do. im curious.


i am gonna be hitting that up in may if youre down

hit up the regional forum and come to some gtgs...we're gonna have one at fiesta island soon

3x50MPH 03-21-2008 06:07 PM

Yeah - I saw that. April 26th wasn't it? Unfortunetly - I have a parade to do with my Mustang that day. I'll try to make it if I get finished early enough.


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