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Old 07-19-2008, 08:47 PM   #31
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K26 what track are you running at? Tristate or Edgewater? Me and my buddy are thinking to going to a test and tune and see what kind of times we can run.
He was running at Killkare check out the info because they are trying to do this every other Sunday but there are some scheduling issues. The next time will be August 3rd.

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Old 07-19-2008, 08:54 PM   #32
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^^^^^ Thanks for the info, I will have to check it out for sure.
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Old 07-20-2008, 01:19 AM   #33
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If that was for me...

Yeah I know, that was my first time at a track racing so I pretty much sucked. My first run was 17.89, so yeah I improved a second haha.


Like I said my r/t's sucked, my best was a .456?

I think I need to push it and red light a few times just to get the hang of how quick I can actually go.
What do you mean? Why would you purposely red light?
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Old 07-20-2008, 08:13 AM   #34
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just start to go when the last yellow light shows up. i was getting like .153 or worse when i was doing it. but i wasn't shifting right. i wasn't ragging the piss out of my car since i live like a hour away from that track.
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16.6 @ 85.2mph
reaction time was .48 on that run.

I have Tom's 93 octane tune, the car weights close to 2800Lbs with me inside and it was HOT and muggy out that night.

I want a 15.5 out of the Focus but I don't know...
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thats what i want and i hope i can get that with out spending to much money. i really want to run low 15's or even 15
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reaction time was .48 on that run.

I have Tom's 93 octane tune, the car weights close to 2800Lbs with me inside and it was HOT and muggy out that night.

I want a 15.5 out of the Focus but I don't know...
Picking up 1.1 seconds is going to be a little tough without going Nitrous/Turbo/Supercharged/Full Built NA.
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Old 07-20-2008, 09:52 PM   #38
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not tryin to build myself up, but I've been to the track ALOT in my fofo and when I had my subaru and I pretty much know what I am doing, maybe 300 runs total between all the cars, I pegged a 14.8 in my fofo and that was w/ an lsd, weight reduction, and 164 whp. you will not break into the low 15's w/o alot more power wether it b FI, nitrous, fully built NA or about 1000 lbs out of ur car!!! heck, the svt runs about 145 whp and only runs a 15.3 w/ a good driver!!
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YEah... I think I should be able to get into the 15s with what I have done to the car, even a 16.0 flat would be okay with me. I want to install some adj. cam gears and get a few dyno runs to tune her. But thats next year sometime.

I think 1.1 sec is a lot to ask, but the car is not stock and should run better than a 16.7.

edit: I should try to learn how to drive her a little better out there too, might shave a few tenths off with a nice .25 reaction and a good smooth launch.
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Before I sold it I took my stock 2.0 Zetec ZX2 to the 1.4 mile track once, my best time was 17.2 sec, and the manufacturer's listed time was 16.9

I haven't had my ZX3 on the 1/4 mile yet, but its best time on the 1,000ft track was 12.98 @ 81.43mph. Read my sig for my mods.

I still want to get a racing clutch, a limited slip diff, and a 67mm throttle body. But alas, they cost money
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