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Old 05-13-2008, 11:34 AM   #21
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Arkaign I also had a bad shift into 3rd so that could have slowed me down to the 1/8. Guys I tried taking a picture of the slip and I was going to post it but you cant even read the damn numbers. And the MS6 is by far no mid 14's. Go read the boards they have guys doing mid to high 13's no problem in a stock MS6. I dont understand why tire spin would affect my 0-60. I sure as hell know I wasnt spinning at 60. Because the tires didnt even spin.
Dashhawk can't give you exact readings for a whole bunch of reasons.

Just google Dashhawk inaccuracy / etc, and you'll see what I'm talking about :

http://www.cherokeesrt8.com/forums/s...ad.php?t=13069

Stuff like that. A bad shift and still a 13.4 in that? Insane lol.
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Old 05-13-2008, 11:37 AM   #22
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It wasnt bad it was just an early shift. It wasnt to bad though. Just couldnt let me think i had a sub 5 0-60 run, *sniff*. I think the Speed 6 is the fastest car for the price. 23k=mid to high 13sec car.
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Dashhawk is a great tool, and lots of fun, just take into account the polling data refresh, and the limitations of what it can tell you.

Launching AWD, it all depends on traction and torque curve. With little AWD buggers like the STI/EVO, you have to launch a shade higher so you don't bog off the line, a little wheel spin is fine. With heavier stuff like the Audis and MS6, you can tone it down a shade, as your torque hits lower. Either way, drag launching AWD = lots of strain on the drivetrain. The MS6 is built tons better than the GSX ever was, but beware too many drag launches, as something will inevitably break earlier than you'd like.
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I know but its so fun.....
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Old 05-28-2008, 12:14 AM   #25
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There are a couple reasons you might be faster than the mags tested. The first one is easy. The mags all test box stock cars and your is modded. They also test the cars on the street and the traction of a prepped track is nowhere near as slick as the street. I also know that in the case of Motortrend they will never rev the motor past redline in a test even if it would run faster. That is not going to be the case in the MS6 because they don't make that much power up in the high revs. Motortrend also will not powershift the test cars just speedshift. Anyway nice times! I wanted a MS6 but they cost too much, take supreme and don't get the mileage I wanted.
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There is a direct correlation between 1/4 mile mph, vehicle weight and horsepower. Plugging in the numbers, assuming a driver weight of around 180, you must be putting down 315 hp at the crank. There are all sorts of online calculators to do the number crunching but realistically only a timeslip will tell the true numbers.
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I posted the numbers....I dont think the car makes 315hp. It comes stock with 280 and I doubt a CAI raaises it by 35hp lol.
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Old 05-31-2008, 12:00 AM   #28
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dude just post the time slip...and then be like IN YOUR FACE....well unless ur BSing...but im not gonna assume

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