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Old 12-16-2011, 06:05 AM   #401
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What power level were you at when you did this?
It was my first pass on the car in pump gas.
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Old 12-16-2011, 02:12 PM   #402
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In that case, I'm going to say you need to improve your launching technique. I've never broken a mount even with the same amount of torque you've got.
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Old 12-16-2011, 02:30 PM   #403
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In that case, I'm going to say you need to improve your launching technique. I've never broken a mount even with the same amount of torque you've got.
Definetely! Mistake was I dump the clutch instead of slipping it, thought while using street tires it wouldn't hop as bad. Shafts are worrying me.
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Old 12-16-2011, 02:35 PM   #404
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The stock half shafts are actually pretty stout. Why even bother drag racing with street tires with your car at the power level it is? Its just a surefire way to break something. Put the slicks on and learn to feather the clutch.
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Old 12-16-2011, 02:47 PM   #405
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The stock half shafts are actually pretty stout. Why even bother drag racing with street tires with your car at the power level it is? Its just a surefire way to break something. Put the slicks on and learn to feather the clutch.
After all the BS I went through for drag wheels, they don't fit, have to shave the calipers or get others. Need to know my car better, a little practice until comfortable to use C16.
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Thats the thing... Practicing on street tires is a complete waste of time. You will never learn how to properly launch the car... And then when you do put the slicks on, you'll have to learn it all over again.

I can understand drag racing for fun, but not at the risk of destroying something every time you go to the track.
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Old 12-16-2011, 03:47 PM   #407
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You should practice launching on the streets (and im not talking about street tires) lol its how we do it around here ;)
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Next step is shaving calipers, tried to avoid it but...definetely need to find the sweet spot.
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Old 12-16-2011, 10:39 PM   #409
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Next step is shaving calipers, tried to avoid it but...definetely need to find the sweet spot.
i shaved the bat big brake kit i had, just be cautious of where you do it.
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Old 12-20-2011, 08:56 PM   #410
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This is why I'm glad I don't give a damn about bigger brakes... My stock discs will do me juuuuust fine!!!
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