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Old 02-25-2006, 11:18 AM   #51
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Being peg legged, you are going to have to feather it off the line. But I concur, a high 13 isn't out of the question.
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Old 02-25-2006, 02:06 PM   #52
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a tip???........ummmmm,.........Have Fun!!! lol
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Old 02-26-2006, 03:23 AM   #53
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Yes indeed just have fun and dont run it in the wall if you dont break in the 13's.......... But you will see a high 13....... ! So enjoy
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Old 02-26-2006, 11:04 AM   #54
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so what you run?
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Old 02-26-2006, 05:48 PM   #55
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so what you run?
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Old 02-27-2006, 12:36 PM   #56
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Im pretty dissappointed to say the least. I ran 7 times and I have NEVER ran this car at the track and lets just say keeping it from spinning its ass off off the line or hell even launching it is a pita. But my first run I spun all the way through 3rd and chirp 4th and I ran a 17.XX. But after that the runs were consistantly faster every time and the fastest I ran for the day was a 14.6 and that was still some mega spinning and the launch was descent but not like i like. My r/t times were good with my best being .117 but my 60 foot times KILLED me with them hovering around 2.6-2.8 with nothing but tire smoke or bogging. Im still learning how to launch this thing and after talking to Wayne for a while on Sat we both think after some more learning on my part and some tweaking to the tune i should run 13's easily. Then with the 10lb pulley and and lsd, clutch, flywheel, BETTER FRICKING TIRES......I should be running VERY well. I am going again this coming weekend and I will keep everyone posted on this or a similar thread. damn those contis blow lol
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Old 02-27-2006, 01:31 PM   #57
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lol ya contis really do suck especially once they wear down a bit. On my svt just with a couple bolt ons and a tune I spin horribly in first and the 1/2 shift spins a decent amount as well. The LSD and new tires should do wonders for traction.
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Old 02-27-2006, 01:38 PM   #58
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yeah i mean i would spin in the water box and i lowered the air psi on the tires and a i thought that they would grap descently but they just spun and spun.............i wonder what a good set of tires would be for track/daily driver usage?
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Old 02-27-2006, 02:12 PM   #59
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bg goodrich drag radials


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Old 02-27-2006, 03:19 PM   #60
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i told ya not faster than mid to low 14's ... better tires definetly needed .. if i were u i'd buy another set of track rims and but drag radials on those ... the bfg goodrich drag radials wear down very quickly for daily driven
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