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Old 08-30-2007, 11:27 AM   #11
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holy crap i figured these lil cars would at least be in the nines.. i havent ran mine yet but when i do ill post a slip to show my times.. i would HOPE that i would be in the nines with a really good reaction time..

the reaction time is where its at..
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Old 08-30-2007, 12:10 PM   #12
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To clarify for some of you.
The reaction time does not matter in your ET. It dosent play into your ending time at all. You can run a 15.4 with a 5.0 RT and a 15.4 with a perfect light.
Your 60ft time is the key. If your shifting is fairly consistent, the 60ft time will adjust your time. Do remember a good 60ft can mean lower trap speeds.
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To clarify for some of you.
The reaction time does not matter in your ET. It dosent play into your ending time at all. You can run a 15.4 with a 5.0 RT and a 15.4 with a perfect light.
Your 60ft time is the key. If your shifting is fairly consistent, the 60ft time will adjust your time. Do remember a good 60ft can mean lower trap speeds.
but your reaction time is when your actual time starts correct??
ok then how would it not matter??
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Old 08-30-2007, 01:29 PM   #14
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my best 60 foot was 2.3 so far

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This is how the beams work.
There is two staging beams. Then a third beam immediately in front of the last staging beam. That third beam starts your time ET. The time it take to get from the staging beams to the third beam is your reaction time. This being said, your et clock does not start intil after the third beam is broken. The Reaction time starts as the third amber light lights up. So, your reaction time happens before your ET even starts. It makes a big difference on winning and loosing, but no difference on running fast times.
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Old 08-31-2007, 03:43 AM   #16
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Thanks for calling me a liar ,but yes 9.852 with a 15.390 1/4. I did have a K&N drop-in and the counter weight removed from the shifter. BTW with a 10.7 1/8 your looking at about a mid to upper 16 sec 1/4. thats a second higher then stock.
dident mean it in a bad way man....just shocked..
i ran tonight STOCK TUNE....and ran a 9.842
my R/T was .666 (hell yah lol)
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Old 08-31-2007, 04:40 PM   #17
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the 1/8th isent meant to be a 2 car race.....its a time trial...some people dont even pay attention or care if they loose....its all abou the time....the reaction time dosent reflect your end time..
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dident mean it in a bad way man....just shocked..
i ran tonight STOCK TUNE....and ran a 9.842
my R/T was .666 (hell yah lol)
60" 2.320

I'm glad you got your times down. Not so glad you did better then me.
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This is how the beams work.
There is two staging beams. Then a third beam immediately in front of the last staging beam. That third beam starts your time ET. The time it take to get from the staging beams to the third beam is your reaction time. This being said, your et clock does not start intil after the third beam is broken. The Reaction time starts as the third amber light lights up. So, your reaction time happens before your ET even starts. It makes a big difference on winning and loosing, but no difference on running fast times.
There are only 2 beams at the starting line. The Reaction time starts when the green light lights up and stops once your tires clear the stage(2nd) beam. Once the stage(2nd) beam is broken the clock starts and runs until you pass the last set of beams at the end of the track.
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My pesonal best is listed in my signature. This was run with the car completely stock.

It's interesting how Dirtbrown ran a faster 1/8th than me, with slower 60' time. I'm not calling BS, but it shows how many variables are involved.
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