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Old 11-13-2012, 06:54 PM   #1
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Okay so, I broken in my clutch after 700 wanted to test the clutch and attempt a burnout at our local lame 1/8th track... Yes I'm aware that burnout on radial tires are counter productive. and instead of spinning them they made a strange grip noise, didn't hook. Freaked me out sounded like my tires came off my wheel almost. Was this wheel hop? I do have a Torsen, I'm building for FI, guess I needed opinions on this, I think I have a aftermarket dogbone mount it's red my driver/passager side is black rubber mounts. Massive claims there inserts help prevent wheel hop, should I just swap out my poly for these, and also get poly/massive if they make driver/passanger side inserts? How about the VF mount'inserts from fswerks they're alum just like stock ones but supposly they're stronger then steel ones? but 150 a pop


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Old 11-20-2012, 10:34 PM   #2
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I have a insert in the dogbone and both VF mounts on either side of the motor. If you have a raised idle @ 1000k rpm's it's not harsh and I do recommend it if you plan on dragging the car. It's a good investment.. I would do it. It won't hurt that's for sure.
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For the trans. mount you might want to try Sure motorsports. The pass. side of svt's are different. Having CFM's tubular front arms helps w/ wheel hop also. What aftermarket dogbone do you have? I have vf engineering one w/ no issues & I have more torque than you do. What is your 60' times? How are you leaving?
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