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Old 05-15-2005, 12:05 AM   #1
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First time at track pics & slips (56K be afraid)

Went to Centerville tonight. It's a 1000 foot track, there aren't any 1/4's in AR. I only ran 3 times.

1st run - Test and Tune - against a guy in a Saturn that swore SVTF's were s/c until I showed him the engine bay. I had a crappy reaction time. Launced at about 3200. Beat him.

2nd run - Eliminations for Import class. Got the same guy I ran against in the 1st run on the draw. Slightly better reaction time, but launched at about 3800 and could not get traction, let off and got back on it and still no traction. Got beat. Got eliminated

3rd run - Test and Tune. Ran against an older Accord. Got a much improved reaction time. Launched at 3200 like the 1st run but in different lane and still could not get traction, but still won.

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First ever run. My hands and legs were shaking the whole time and for several minutes after.


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Old 05-15-2005, 12:12 AM   #2
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Nice runs John. I'll have to try and come out in a few weekends and we can see what my mods add to our cars on that track
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Awesome looks like fun! Do you have TC?
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Awesome looks like fun! Do you have TC?
No, and I'm running completely stock. Only perfomance mods I have - removal of intake resonater and minutes b4 racing I removed my lead mechanics car seat.
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I forgot on the 3rd run I let off at the 1/8th instead of going all the way out to 1000' . Why? B/c I'm a dummy.
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Maybe the bug bit my wife a little. She won me a K & N drop in off of ebay.
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This begs the question, what does AR have against the extra 320 feet?
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Nice times, great pictures and can I borrow that mechanic??
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This begs the question, what does AR have against the extra 320 feet?
I heard somewhere that they will be building a full 1/4 track soon. I just can't remember where I heard it or where they are building it.
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