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Old 05-25-2010, 09:08 PM   #21
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well I didnt launch, How can I launch or know when to? I have no tach on my 01 zx3?
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Old 05-25-2010, 11:32 PM   #22
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left foot on brake hard!!!!

press gas till you feel brake slipping and when green goes let go of brake and floor gas
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Old 05-25-2010, 11:36 PM   #23
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so if I dont feel the car wanting to go I wasnt launching at high enough rpm right?
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Whats alot? I dont think its going to drop you a whole second. But the tune with the header is just a good idea to make your car drive better.
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left foot on brake hard!!!!

press gas till you feel brake slipping and when green goes let go of brake and floor gas
These are really good suggestions. Wait on the wheels and get you technique down first. I've had a lot of practice but still I need practice runs to get it right. Also that night I dropped a whole sec just by switching rims and tires. But the track was very slick while I'm sure they helped alot but alot could be driver also. I can tell a difference though with them on I'm just not sure if it's a definite sec drop just like that. Or in case it won't drop you a whole sec. But a few tenths for sure. In your case of course.
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Old 05-26-2010, 03:11 PM   #25
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18 flat is my best time so 17.6 looks good to me lol
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Old 05-26-2010, 10:16 PM   #26
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18 flat is my best time so 17.6 looks good to me lol
yeah but you got the spi with like 20hp short of my zetec, I thought I be faster than that?
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Old 06-11-2010, 11:36 PM   #27
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I say with a header alone you should be able to do atlease 17.4XX. Me and you have almost the same mods but I have header, throttle body, svt intake with k&n filter, and 2.3'' exhaust instead of 2.5''. I ran a 17.243 @ 80.48 mph with the mods I have. But I also didnt take out my spare tire, my 153 piece tool set and 10''sub with box and amp.
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Old 06-12-2010, 11:01 AM   #28
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so my time is normal from the sounds of it I geuss?
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Old 06-12-2010, 02:50 PM   #29
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Yea. Myabe get your tires in the water one time and see what happens. I got one tire in the water and floored the gas in 1st gear and jerked the steering wheel back and forth just to get the water off. I ended up running a faster time by .460.
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Old 06-12-2010, 05:17 PM   #30
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He has an ATX, Get a tune. Best mod for an ATX. It changes shift points and lets you add more fuel for all the air your letting through with your mods. Your really not making any more horsepower with mods without a tune.
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