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Old 03-08-2009, 08:27 PM   #11
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ummm mine ran a 9.6 stock...

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Old 03-08-2009, 09:05 PM   #12
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how is it possible for you to be running 11's when you dont have Major engine mods. i read ur profile. im amazed that you can run in the 11's. whats your secret?
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Old 03-08-2009, 09:08 PM   #13
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it is 1/8 mile not 1/4

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Old 03-08-2009, 09:17 PM   #14
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lol yeah its 1/8 mile..

and like everyone has said (and i said on fj) weight is huge..

i noticed a difference in acceleration going from 23lb 215/45/17 tires to 26lb 225/45/17 tires that are .4" taller.. but i have traction so its a trade off.. next time i change tires ill put on some 215/45/17 star specs and see how traction is with the lighter stickier tires..

but yeah even at my power level i feel a difference. so im sure at close to stock levels thered be even a bigger one..
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haha oh wow i missed that
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Old 03-09-2009, 10:52 PM   #16
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Yep...(to the title)...it does.
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Old 03-10-2009, 01:35 PM   #17
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Yeah weight is important. Just do the ricer thing and take out your whole interior. Make sure you take off the shift boot to because that'll save at least -4oz. Take off the antenna because that will cause aerodynamic drag. You'll be in the 9s in the quarter after all that. J/K about all that. Weight is important. Ride light, low and tastefull.
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Old 03-11-2009, 01:25 PM   #18
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I took out my 2 12" subs my box my 2 amps and i feel the throttle response
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Check this out....
http://phors.locost7.info/phors01.htm

This should give you a general idea of how weight works
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Thanks to 07ninja that was a good read and a nice little physics refresher
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