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pharmd 09-05-2009 12:16 AM

Quickest/Fastest L99 so far?? *ET 11.7 *MPH 123
 
To make a long story short because I'm tired and have to go to work in the AM...just got back from the track. I have an official timeslip with my car running 11.7 and another trapping 123mph...we are having some technical issues, the car has more left in it for sure. I raced a like 2001-2003 Vortech Mustag making mid 500rwhp, he ran 11.6x @ 126...I was a head of him until somewhere between the 1/8th and the end of the 1/4 my traction control kicked in and shut me down...it did this twice. We were running 18" C5 Z06 wheels with 295/35 BFG DR's. My 60' was 1.84, 1/8th 7.475 @ 95.3 and 1/4 11.7 @ 103...he ran 1.93 60', 7.676 @ 94.9 1/8th, and 11.63 @ 125.98....Had my stupid TC not stepped in, based on my 1/8th I would have ran 11.4-11.5 @ 125-126mph. This and the other run where this happened were performed with both TC and Stabilitrac "ON"...it was giving me the best 60' to do it this way. I did try a run with everything OFF, but both times 1) didn't hit it hard enough out of the hole, 2) left it in manual shift mode and I botched the shift (started in 2nd gear on this run and it resulted in a decent 60').

Long story short best ET 11.7 Best MPH 123...Neither are at the cars limits, on a perfect pass, 11.5 @ 125 (at least) should be available. I'll have to try another night...

Timeslips and video's will follow tomorrow or Sunday.


At least for now, I think that is the fastest and quickest L99 posted to date? Probably only until Matt gets his car going with the blower and cam.

Here is a video showing my issue...watch the brake lights come on before the end of the track...we'll before the mustang in the other lane...this is were the TC kicked in and shut me down...all my warning ligts in the dash came on ...BRAKE, ANTILOCK, Service stabilitrack, stabilitrac, low traction etc


Speed74SS 09-05-2009 01:21 AM

Awesome times - I hope you get the TC thing figured out soon, as I am sue you will. It is great to see these cars running such good times with the maggie. Do you recommend trying to launch in 2nd gear or just start in first and roll into the clutch? I just have stock tires but I would love to break into the 11's as is. Next year I'll get some DR and see what I can do. Again - great run!!

jayson71 09-05-2009 01:34 AM

Nice times, keep us posted when you get the TC nailed

ADM PERFORMANCE 09-05-2009 06:53 AM

Let the battle begin
 
Great job!

There is 1 more L-99 out there that just went to the track....He will be in your sights for sure!


Let the games begin:w00t:

Andy

Jchaluja 09-05-2009 02:46 PM

I'll be at the track next Wednesday to try out, however, I do not have DR's or 18" wheels, not to count that I don't know how to best launch this car. Thanks for the input on your take off, I will try it like you did to see how it does.

Good Job!

mike@newera 09-05-2009 03:03 PM

I went 11.8 @ 115 with my L99, so you got me beat. I have a few things to try out still, I'm trying to go 11.5 on the stock heads and shortblock with just a cam and bolt ons without any weight reduction.
Brad, I'm pretty sure if you had a different wheel/tire on the back you can go 11.2x.

pharmd 09-05-2009 04:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mike@newera (Post 888380)
I went 11.8 @ 115 with my L99, so you got me beat. I have a few things to try out still, I'm trying to go 11.5 on the stock heads and shortblock with just a cam and bolt ons without any weight reduction.
Brad, I'm pretty sure if you had a different wheel/tire on the back you can go 11.2x.

Thanks for the info Mike, I'll be talking to my wheel/tire guy and see if we can't round up a set of those for our next outing. I'm gonna look into a snow Meth kit and we still probably need to upgrade the fuel system at some point.

I think you were on point in your PM about the 18's though, that is exactly what happened.

Jchaluja 09-05-2009 05:30 PM

How was the track temp? below 70*?

pharmd 09-05-2009 09:09 PM

On my best run the DA was still +2000, later that evening I'm sure it
Went down but it only resulted in more traction issues. Late this fall
I will return with different tires and a few small tweaks that will hopefully
Result in both better ET and mph

Matt TuneTime 09-08-2009 05:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by pharmd (Post 886937)
To make a long story short because I'm tired and have to go to work in the AM...just got back from the track. I have an official timeslip with my car running 11.7 and another trapping 123mph...we are having some technical issues, the car has more left in it for sure. I raced a like 2001-2003 Vortech Mustag making mid 500rwhp, he ran 11.6x @ 126...I was a head of him until somewhere between the 1/8th and the end of the 1/4 my traction control kicked in and shut me down...it did this twice. We were running 18" C5 Z06 wheels with 295/35 BFG DR's. My 60' was 1.84, 1/8th 7.475 @ 95.3 and 1/4 11.7 @ 103...he ran 1.93 60', 7.676 @ 94.9 1/8th, and 11.63 @ 125.98....Had my stupid TC not stepped in, based on my 1/8th I would have ran 11.4-11.5 @ 125-126mph. This and the other run where this happened were performed with both TC and Stabilitrac "ON"...it was giving me the best 60' to do it this way. I did try a run with everything OFF, but both times 1) didn't hit it hard enough out of the hole, 2) left it in manual shift mode and I botched the shift (started in 2nd gear on this run and it resulted in a decent 60').

Long story short best ET 11.7 Best MPH 123...Neither are at the cars limits, on a perfect pass, 11.5 @ 125 (at least) should be available. I'll have to try another night...

Timeslips and video's will follow tomorrow or Sunday.


At least for now, I think that is the fastest and quickest L99 posted to date? Probably only until Matt gets his car going with the blower and cam.

Here is a video showing my issue...watch the brake lights come on before the end of the track...we'll before the mustang in the other lane...this is were the TC kicked in and shut me down...all my warning ligts in the dash came on ...BRAKE, ANTILOCK, Service stabilitrack, stabilitrac, low traction etc


Nice time's :chevy: You should be 11.2-11.4 no problem ...

Quote:

Originally Posted by mike@newera (Post 888380)
I went 11.8 @ 115 with my L99, so you got me beat. I have a few things to try out still, I'm trying to go 11.5 on the stock heads and shortblock with just a cam and bolt ons without any weight reduction.
Brad, I'm pretty sure if you had a different wheel/tire on the back you can go 11.2x.

Some one got a stall converter ...

patriotpa 09-08-2009 06:14 PM

Who will be the 1st to break 10s?

mike@newera 09-08-2009 08:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Matt TuneTime (Post 898156)
Some one got a stall converter ...

Lol. Did you get yours put in yet?

pharmd 09-08-2009 10:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jchaluja (Post 888719)
How was the track temp? below 70*?

Not for the quoted runs....the best DA of the evening was/were on the runs where the TC kicked in and cut my throttle at the 1000ft mark. My tuner was working overtime trying to help a few other guys at the track so we said we'd just run the 18's with no tune adjustment and see what happened...THAT is what happened. I'm gonna try to get some 20" Nittos and go back and see where i land. This car wasn't really designed to be a drag car, I dont even have stall, so whatever it does from here will really be a pleasant surprise.

Matt TuneTime 09-14-2009 04:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mike@newera (Post 899041)
Lol. Did you get yours put in yet?

Yeh ... No time to go to te dam track ..

jamesfl 09-20-2009 08:46 AM

No inter engine work at all, but heading to Moroso on Wednesday.
 
Dyno on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJoLmNZqnQ0

510 RWHP and 464 Torque on 7 Lbs. of Boost on L99.

2SS/RS with ground effects, Pro Charger P-1SC-1 supercharger, Kooks long tube headers, Corsa Cat back exhaust, MSD wire kit, and a breathless performance tune.
http://www.badasscamaro.net/images/3..._angle_300.jpg
http://www.badasscamaro.net/images/300/side_300.jpg
http://www.badasscamaro.net/images/300/BadAss.jpg
http://www.badasscamaro.net/images/300/engine_300.jpg
http://www.badasscamaro.net/images/side.jpg

PWRtrip 09-20-2009 09:44 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jamesfl (Post 946474)
Dyno on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJoLmNZqnQ0

510 RWHP and 464 Torque on 7 Lbs. of Boost on L99.

2SS/RS with ground effects, Pro Charger P-1SC-1 supercharger, Kooks long tube headers, Corsa Cat back exhaust, MSD wire kit, and a breathless performance tune.

http://www.badasscamaro.net/images/side.jpg

G/D...james you got one evil looking beast :evil:

jamesfl 09-23-2009 10:21 PM

Just ran a 12.4 @113.5 mph with a crappy hole shot!
 
I couldn't seem to get the timing right tonight, but hopefully I will get use to it.:mad0260: I will get it into the 11's next time.

Here is the video from inside the car and the timeslip.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg2UdMZVIzw

http://www.badasscamaro.net/images/dragrun.jpg

and the my site for the car:

http://www.badasscamaro.com

Jchaluja 09-24-2009 10:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jamesfl (Post 961802)
I couldn't seem to get the timing right tonight, but hopefully I will get use to it.:mad0260: I will get it into the 11's next time.

Here is the video from inside the car and the timeslip.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg2UdMZVIzw

http://www.badasscamaro.net/images/dragrun.jpg

and the my site for the car:

http://www.badasscamaro.com


I ran a 12.3 with a crappy 2.1 60' time.....I have now added sways and DR's 20's and plan to go back next week.

Speed74SS 09-25-2009 09:20 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jamesfl (Post 961802)
I couldn't seem to get the timing right tonight, but hopefully I will get use to it.:mad0260: I will get it into the 11's next time.

Here is the video from inside the car and the timeslip.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg2UdMZVIzw

http://www.badasscamaro.net/images/dragrun.jpg

and the my site for the car:

http://www.badasscamaro.com

Nice run - I am sure you will get it figured out and into the 11's. I ran a 12.4 last week at our strip here in SD, but unfortunately it was the last track night of the year around here. Drag radials next year and into the 11's I should go.

Speed74SS 09-25-2009 09:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jchaluja (Post 965991)
I ran a 12.3 with a crappy 2.1 60' time.....I have now added sways and DR's 20's and plan to go back next week.

It is hard to get a good 60' on stock tires at the track - especially when it is not prepped. I have never been able to get under a 2.0 60' time yet but with DR, maybe. Looking forward to next year. Good luck at the track again and I can't wait to see your results.

jamesfl 03-07-2010 10:20 PM

You can get low 60's with DR's.
 
Car/Engine: 2SS/RS w/L99
Tires used on the pass: Nitto NT 555R on 20" wheels
Performance Mods:Procharger P1, Kooks LT, Corsa Cat-Back, AEM Meth injection, 2800 Stall, BMR trailing arms, DashDAQ computer, etc....
R/T:............ .420 (Pro Tree)
60':........... 1.694
330':......... 4.822
660':......... 7.427
660’ mph:... 94.71
1000'......... 9.669
1320'......... 11.571
1320’ mph…. 118.55
Name/Location of the track: Palm Beach Intl. Raceway
Date of pass: 6/3/2010
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=69594
http://www.badasscamaro.net/images/300/pinks_slip.jpg
http://www.badasscamaro.net/images/pinks.jpg

2010 SSRS 03-17-2010 07:41 AM

that is an awesome picture, would be a cool poster.


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