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Old 08-04-2012, 09:39 AM   #1
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Took my 2012 SE to the drag strip!

My friend has been bugging me to go to the drag strip with him for a while and I finally decided to go. I made 5 total runs and the following is my best run of the night. Enjoy!

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Old 08-04-2012, 09:53 AM   #2
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1/8 mile at 65.63 MPG? You must have been going downhill the whole time It's cool that you took your SE to the strip though.
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Old 08-04-2012, 10:04 AM   #3
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1/4 in 16.7? thats off a little.
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Old 08-04-2012, 10:07 AM   #4
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1/4 in 16.7? thats off a little.
I'll scan in the time slip if you don't believe me.
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Old 08-04-2012, 10:09 AM   #5
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You need a helmet for a 16 second run? At our strip you don't need a helmet til you're under 14 secs.

Still the best 1/4 mile time form an SE I've seen reported was a 15.9 by MotorTrend.
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Old 08-04-2012, 10:10 AM   #6
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1/8 mile at 65.63 MPG? You must have been going downhill the whole time It's cool that you took your SE to the strip though.
Ahh, whoops haha
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You need a helmet for a 16 second run? At our strip you don't need a helmet til you're under 14 secs.

Still the best 1/4 mile time form an SE I've seen reported was a 15.9 by MotorTrend.
Yeah, I could see it getting there. I'm not a "pro" drag driver and the weather was not very cooperative for drag racing (hot and humid). I could probably get it in the low 16's if it was cooler and dry
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And his reaction was 0.7 so he's close!

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Added the time slip for you
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And his reaction was 0.7 so he's close!

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