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Old 07-21-2007, 12:45 PM   #11
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just run the 93 octane, and practice while your at the track, and practice the shifting you will get better the more you practice and the better your times will get
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Run your normal fuel. If your track has an open run night, which it what it sounds like to me that you are going to, the track personel should be very helpful. Here are a few of my own tips n tricks.
1) relax...being nervous will red light you at the tree in a heart beat. Bad shifts etc.
2) make a routine before hand and do it often. Go through the entire race in your head, visulize the win.
3) If your running street radials drive around the burn out box!! I often see street radials doing burn outs in the box. This causes the water to splash up into your wheel wells and then drip back down on your tires at the starting line causing loss of traction! Do a quick rip just to get your tires clean, but do it after the burn out box. Notice the angle of my car in ref to the track? I go around the box.

4) Is the tree new or old? If its old try leaving the line as the third amber comes on and you should get a low RT, if its new and has LED's it is a much faster tree and you should launch at full glow of the light as opposed to when you see it coming on with the old tree.
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Thanks for all the useful info. Haven't been able to run her yet. So far every weekend, it's been raining, and it looks like it's supposed to this weekend as well. When I finally get a run in, I'll post it up. Later, guys.
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