Went back to the track

Discussion in 'Drag Racing' started by ALITL8, May 27, 2006.

  1. ALITL8

    ALITL8 Well-Known Member

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    one of the clubs im in had a track meet tonight. my times DID NOT improve but it was humid and pretty warm out (70* - 80*). actually i only lost about 1/2 a second off my very best time so i guess thats not bad :dunno:

    the best i could do was a 15.000 @ 93.18 / 2.21 60', beat a mostly stock 5.0 that ran a 15.35

    a 15.046 @ 93.44 / 2.25 60", beat a girl in a Bullit w/minor bolt ons, an x-pipe and catback... she ran a 15.452 @ 92.91 / 2.4 60' in a Bullit ???

    a 15.248 @ 93.10 / 2.333 60' / "new best r/t of .044" against a 93, 5.0 GT that ran a 15.8... he had just beat me with a 15.42 against my 15.64 in the prior run (i missed the hell out of second gear!). we hot lapped and went again ;)

    then my final run of the night was against a blown roush, i lost but ran a 15.082 @ 93.2 / 2.23 60'

    won 3, lost 2 and had a BLAST!!!

    EDIT:// just did a correction on my times based temp, humidity and barometric pressure: to figure your corrected times go to http://www.modulardepot.com/density.php

    Based on:
    Temp: 90° @ 7:00 PM
    Humidity: 42%
    Track Altitude: 1054 feet
    Pressure: 29.72 in.

    Density Altitude = 3745 feet
    Uncorrected 15.000 @ 93.18
    Corrected 14.31 @ 97.45 (I WISH!!!!)
     
  2. Lightning Struck

    Lightning Struck Legend

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    the corrected time is great, the 60ft's you got is hurting you over all I would say. Great runs non the less :thumb:
     
  3. ALITL8

    ALITL8 Well-Known Member

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    thanks Snakebit!! yea it would be pretty nice to run a 14.3, the car can probably do it if driven right. ive run a 2.2ish 60' every time i've run down the track and even went from a 245/50/16 to a 315/35/17 :dunno: i still havent mastered that "not mashing the gas when i come off the clutch" so i spin a good bit!! oh well, more practice needed ;D
     
  4. Matt94GT

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    yeah not bad at all I must say! congrats
     
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    Dalamar Legend SN95 Supporter Retired Staff

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    Sounds like FUN!
     
  6. Lightning Struck

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    it takes lots of practice to get the lauch technique right, just keep working on it and you will get it, ..............then watch your et fall like the rain :thumb:
     
  7. TRUUBLE

    TRUUBLE -Never Forget-

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    Launching is easy. Just rev it up to about 4500 rpm, dump the clutch, and hold on!!!


    (this only works with slicks . . . lol)
     
  8. ALITL8

    ALITL8 Well-Known Member

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    my next purchase but then i'll probably snap the rear end :-\
     
  9. TRUUBLE

    TRUUBLE -Never Forget-

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    I snapped a stock axle on drag radials . . lol. Gave me an excuse to do Moser 31 splines, a Detroit Locker, and Maximum Motorsports uppers, lowers, and anti-roll bar . . :)
     
  10. ALITL8

    ALITL8 Well-Known Member

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    good point ;D
     
  11. TRUUBLE

    TRUUBLE -Never Forget-

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    The entire build of my car has been dictated by what I break . . lol.
     
  12. ALITL8

    ALITL8 Well-Known Member

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    so what youre saying is if i break it the ole lady cant complain when i replace/upgrade the existing part ??? so DR's break rear ends ??? she always gets mad if something breaks but im not supposed to get mad when she runs into shit... go figure :dunno:
     
  13. Matt94GT

    Matt94GT Legend SN95 Supporter Retired Staff

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    heh I love excuses for mods...
     
  14. TRUUBLE

    TRUUBLE -Never Forget-

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    Here's how mine went . . .

    1. Blew head gasket. Solution= AFR Heads, Comp Magnum Roller Rockers, Shorty Headers, and Cometic Head Gaskets . . .

    2. Broke axle. Solution= Detroit locker, Moser 31 splines, MM uppers and lowers

    3. Broke piston. Solution= all forged 306, TKO, Track Heat Intake, Edelbrock 75mm TB, full tubular front suspension.

    4. Wore out DRs Solution= New street tires and Weld Draglites with Hoosier QTPs for the track.

    5. Broke 306. Solution= DSS 331, Power Pipe, ASP crank pulley, yada yada yada


    lmao
     
  15. ALITL8

    ALITL8 Well-Known Member

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    id have to be single to get away with all that :eek:
     
  16. TRUUBLE

    TRUUBLE -Never Forget-

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    I have a very understanding wife . . . :)
     
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    rgs Well-Known Member

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    mbn :p
     
  18. TRUUBLE

    TRUUBLE -Never Forget-

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    It is nice! ;D