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Old 06-15-2011, 08:54 AM   #21
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What rims are the slicks on?


Was a guy up here running some on the 15" LX alloys and got me thinking (on a mid 60's Rambler).
I need some and I want to keep weight as low as possible.
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nice 60' time. do you know your current weight? sounds like you were flatshifting and had launch control, is this correct?
this was on a stock tune so there was no launch control.
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Old 06-15-2011, 04:35 PM   #22
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Gotta love the juice!!. Hey Bryan, I would love to see the honda guys face at CFRC with that set up!!! Nice run..
soon enough ill be out and ready to go with my new setup. you'll have to be there, maybe i can take a stab at the z? lol

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nice 60' time. do you know your current weight? sounds like you were flatshifting and had launch control, is this correct?
weight that night should have been right at 2500 with me in it. the launch control you heard was the mr2 next to me, you can hear me kick the revs up like right as im about to start letting out the clutch, i always take my foot off the gas when shifting.
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Old 06-15-2011, 07:15 PM   #23
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[QUOTE=Bwinkelsas;3707505]soon enough ill be out and ready to go with my new setup. you'll have to be there, maybe i can take a stab at the z? lol

lol....I'll be out there this saturday..
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Old 06-15-2011, 10:58 PM   #24
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well thats impressive. about what rpms did you launch at? i cant get over your 60' time. lol
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Old 06-16-2011, 07:37 AM   #25
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he also had slicks LOL
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well thats impressive. about what rpms did you launch at? i cant get over your 60' time. lol
LOL the limiter
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im just not used to seeing a 60' time under 2 secs from a fwd
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im just not used to seeing a 60' time under 2 secs from a fwd
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Yea,I saw how your 60' was low as well. I guess the slicks make a huge difference.everyone with the proteges are scared to run slicks or launch hard because of our glass trannies
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Yea,I saw how your 60' was low as well. I guess the slicks make a huge difference.everyone with the proteges are scared to run slicks or launch hard because of our glass trannies
Slicks are actually better then drag radials, The sidewall of a slicks gives and wrinkle so it takes most of the shock and strain off the drivetrain. I daily drive on drag radials and would never attempt to launch hard on them cause it would brake an axle
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