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Old 12-17-2010, 01:57 AM   #5
mbell75
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Originally Posted by SMITHBOY76908 View Post
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.

Yea. I might get a set of steelies and run some drag radials up front if I want to get into this hardcore but I dunno. We will see how happy I am after my new setup.
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