Headed to the track

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by shrades79, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. shrades79

    shrades79 Member

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    The local drag strip opens up saturday and i plan on making a few runs. last season my car ran a best of 15.2 with the mods in my sig only thing new is a 200 amp alt. 315 tires in the rear 180* thermostat a fan relay switch and optima battery. i plan on removing the rear seat and passenger seat for my runs and with it being much cooler than when i ran it last year im hoping to break in 14's do you guys have any suggestions? my elevation is 2306ft.
     
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    well with what you've added you MIGHT break 14's. how was your traction the last time you ran it?
     
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    DAMN u ran a 15.2 with all that i ran a 15.2 in my stock 95 auto convertable GT :dancing6:
     
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    i spun very little biggest problem was breaking it real lose on the second gear scratch
     
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    i know its a crying shame idk what to do... its gonna have to be the big money next
     
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    PI swap :dancing6:
     
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    for him???????? he has a 5.0 :D
     
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    :nonono:

    i always forget to look if people have a 5.0 or 4.6 hahaha

    with those times i just assumed it was a NPI :dunno:
     
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    GO TO YOUR MODULAR FOURM!!! lmao
     
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    well it was about 75* out, i didnt pull any seats or subs and kept my corner light in and the best i ran was a [email protected] That run was after 2hours of cooling down consistantly ran a 15.42 to 15.48 ranging from 90 to 93 mph. only good news i have to tell you is i got second place in the bracket bonnaza (Street Legal) dialed in at a 15.40 got 50 bucks and a trophy so i wasnt totally depressed
     
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    cobra4978 Well-Known Member

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    Do automatic trannys really make that big of a diffrence? i got a best of 14.5 before i put the cobra intakes on and the new throttle body and cold air.
     
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    if you can drive youll hit 14s bone stock with just gears/exhaust i was running mid 14s WITH 18" saleens in 80-90 degree weather in the summer
     
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    yes but with those 4.10 gears and him lauching it off the line it should make up for it
     
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    what do you mean if i can drive? i turn overdrive off, rev against the brake and then mash it, what else does it take with an auto?
     
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    I'm sure he did'nt mean anything by it... is it better to turn your overdrive off? i always raced with it on when i had an auto i had a friend who like it on better too in his 91 gt :dunno:
     
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    ive been told to turn it off by several people on these forums, but i have never noticed a difference, ive done it both ways many times and run almost the exact same
     
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    Yeah thats how i always felt too
     
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    sry man i thought your sig said 5 spd...my bad...onyl reason i said people run there cars and get a 2.4ish 60' and wonder why they runs 15-16s
     
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    lmao 2 weeks ago i got best reaction time for the night and i won 50 bux my reaction was a .007