Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum - View Single Post - Ran the 1/8 again tonight!
View Single Post
Old 12-17-2010, 01:48 AM   #4
SMITHBOY76908
Focus Fanatic
 
SMITHBOY76908's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Fan#: 56301
Location: Zelenograd, Russia
What I Drive: 2007 Turbo ZX3

Posts: 5,273
Points 14,482, Level 78
Points: 14,482, Level: 78 Points: 14,482, Level: 78 Points: 14,482, Level: 78
Level Up 8% Completed
Level up: 8% Level up: 8% Level up: 8%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 18 SMITHBOY76908 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (4)
The star specs will help a good bit but they are far from perfect for drag racing. They are very hard walled and meant for hard cornering around a road course, not straight ahead launching. My best run with them I want to say was 8.76 @ 83mph with a 2.2 60ft. The slicks was 8.29 @ 86mph with a 1.91 60ft.

If you are having an issue with wheel hop, then I would suggest investing in polyurethane control arm bushings (works magic) and a lower stress bar. These two things eliminated my wheel hop problems completely. I did the dogbone a long time ago and it did help a bit. The cup kit will help also by putting the car's weight more directly over the wheels. I'm still on stock shocks/struts, that's my problem. My front end picks up worse than a fox body.
__________________
Russia... is... awesome!
SMITHBOY76908 is offline  
    Reply With Quote