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Old 10-15-2006, 04:05 AM   #11
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I try and tell people that all the time Jason... but they are like huh?!?! wha?!?!?!
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Old 10-15-2006, 10:12 AM   #12
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so i am stock.....lets just say i really wanna get on it going on the freeway...would it be safe to shift that high....i have never really been in that territory
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Old 10-15-2006, 10:16 AM   #13
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Yep. I tell everyone that and your like the first one who actually understands it.
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Your numbers are a little off as well.
What numbers were off?

I was going by zx3's dyno chart above, so if someone's car is modded then the actual numbers will be different (but the principle still the same).

In the end anyway, the proof of the benefit of shifting at a higher rpm for racing is in the time slips.

Question: Have both you and Ripped tried shifting at 6500 rpms and then at 6000 rpms at the track?

Was there a difference?

I always shifted at exactly 6000 rpm, maybe I should have gone higher ...
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Old 10-15-2006, 10:32 AM   #14
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I used my stock dyno and those are the number I came up with.

I haven't actually "officially" tested the difference. But next friday when I go back to Ennis(1/4 Mile) I'll test the 2 out and see how it goes.
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Old 10-15-2006, 10:35 AM   #15
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I used my stock dyno and those are the number I came up with.

I haven't actually "officially" tested the difference. But next friday when I go back to Ennis(1/4 Mile) I'll test the 2 out and see how it goes.
Cool!

Let us know what happens M/M.
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Old 10-16-2006, 03:03 AM   #16
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i must say, i like the ST's! one whipped my butt at the tcark my very first run. those suckers will move with some work done. i'd have to beat them on top end because i cant bottom end :o)
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Old 10-16-2006, 05:39 PM   #17
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i must say, i like the ST's! one whipped my butt at the tcark my very first run. those suckers will move with some work done. i'd have to beat them on top end because i cant bottom end :o)
it all depends how modded the ST's are. i have yet to lose against an SVT. i've raced 3, one was very moded and still didnt catch up with me at all, i was still pulling him at XXX mph
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Old 10-26-2006, 06:47 PM   #18
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good job sporadic...16.3 very respectful...my advice is take some air out of the front tires and work on different launching points to get that 60' to a 2.2 ...good job n good luck
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