Got my New Converter Today

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  1. TRUUBLE

    TRUUBLE -Never Forget-

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    I got my new 6,000 stall converter from Edge today. We'll see if it lives up to the hype.

    In other news, I'm ready to put my 4.30s in and I have decided on a 300 hp wet kit with a progressive controller because I'm tired of going so damned slow. :boink:
     
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    I would think the gears and stall would get you into the 9's. nice man
     
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    TRUUBLE -Never Forget-

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    Yep. According to the ET analyzer I've been using, the converter and gears should get me into the 9.40-9.50 range.

    The nitrous should put me in the 8.20 range . . . . :D
     
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    slow ass!
     
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    you got to work on those eighth mile times ;D
     
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    TRUUBLE -Never Forget-

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    I know . . My daughter is kicking my ass in her junior dragster!!!
     
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    Hicks Well-Known Member

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    dude.... thats so awesome
    i want my kids to drag haha
     
  8. Red96GT

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    So what's new?
     
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    apparently NOT your deodorant :gtfo: :gtfo: :gtfo:





























    j/k :hammer: :hammer:
     
  10. Dalamar

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    6000 staul?

    How does that work with your launch, does it launch then shift into second right away?
    How high does that thing rev?
     
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    Hicks Well-Known Member

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    very good question
     
  12. Red96GT

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    I think it revs to 8 or 9 grand or something ridiculous like that.
     
  13. Lightning Struck

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    I dont think its going to go up that high ???
     
  14. Red96GT

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    I didn't either. :dunno:
     
  15. TRUUBLE

    TRUUBLE -Never Forget-

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    Here's how it works:

    I set my two step for whatever launch rpm I want. I have found the car cuts the best lights at about 4200rpm on the two step.

    While the transbrake is ebgaged, the two-step is operation, so it limits the RPMs to 4200

    When I release the transbrake, the two-step is deactivated and the car launches

    At launch, the converter "flashes" at something less than the "dead stall"

    As the converter grabs and the car starts to move, the converter begins to lock-up (fluid coupling -- not a mechanical lock-up)

    By the time the car is through the traps, I am probably only losing a hundred RPM or so to the converter (from what I am given to understand, the Edge converter is supposed to lock up better than others do).

    If I have my shift point set at 6500 rpm, I'll probably be hitting second gear at about the 60 foot mark.
     
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    hold on? haha...