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Old 09-09-2010, 02:25 PM   #43
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I already have trailing arms on my car....

the car is street/strip...what else would be suggested to help plant & launch this thing?

Also, is anyone out there making a decent 20" drag radial that will fit on the OEM 20"
I found that Nitto makes a 20 inch drag radials, NT555R, they come in 275/40-R20 and 305/35-R20

http://www.nittotire.com/index.html#...t555r.overview

I am also going to upgrade my suspension in the dear future
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Old 09-09-2010, 08:23 PM   #44
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I am also looking to do some suspension mods to help the car on the launch, doing all the research on this topic now, the 2 sponsors i am leaning toward is BMR & Pedders. I am currently running stock tires, my best 60ft was 1.90 way to high i think with my current mods, can't get it out of the box without spinning. I know i need either DR's or slicks.

The good thing about slicks is they absorb the shock of the launch so the half shafts will last longer, the down side is that you need a mode of transportation to get the slicks to the track.

DR's on the other hand, you can buy a set of rims put them on, then put them in the trunk and rear seat, swap them once at the track and do your runs, but it's only a matter of time till the half shafts go POP. Can anyone help make my decision easier?

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Old 09-09-2010, 08:37 PM   #45
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Anyone that's serious about going fast is gonna run a slick. Stuff them in the back seat if you have to and swing them on at the track!


But if you are going that fast you'll prob want a trailer just in case something breaks.
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Old 09-09-2010, 08:56 PM   #46
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Hey were is my sig. on my previous post
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Old 09-09-2010, 09:05 PM   #47
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Hey were is my sig. on my previous post

Maybe you have to many mods on that car and exceeded the bandwidth.
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Old 09-10-2010, 02:06 AM   #48
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I am also looking to do some suspension mods to help the car on the launch, doing all the research on this topic now, the 2 sponsors i am leaning toward is BMR & Pedders. I am currently running stock tires, my best 60ft was 1.90 way to high i think with my current mods, can't get it out of the box without spinning. I know i need either DR's or slicks.

The good thing about slicks is they absorb the shock of the launch so the half shafts will last longer, the down side is that you need a mode of transportation to get the slicks to the track.

DR's on the other hand, you can buy a set of rims put them on, then put them in the trunk and rear seat, swap them once at the track and do your runs, but it's only a matter of time till the half shafts go POP. Can anyone help make my decision easier?
I can try, let me know if you are going to go with BMR, I can help you get 10% off your parts through one of their resellers.
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Old 09-10-2010, 02:11 AM   #49
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what's involved in installing front and rear lowering springs? I'm ready to lower my car 1" and want a decent spring for auto-x.
Can anyone tell me what's involved innseapping the f/r springs. I bought them today. Auto-X event in three weeks. Any shops in nor-cal to install for me if I run out of time?
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Old 09-10-2010, 12:07 PM   #50
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Can anyone tell me what's involved innseapping the f/r springs. I bought them today. Auto-X event in three weeks. Any shops in nor-cal to install for me if I run out of time?
Just sent you a PM. Figured it wasn't specific to this thread.
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Old 09-10-2010, 12:52 PM   #51
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Hey guys, since we just got back from Rocky Mountain Raceway (elevation appx 4200'), we got some great results from our testing. This is our second test session with Craig, who currently runs in multiple championships at RMR. Craig is super-consistant, and it showed in his testing.

The CAR:

2010 2SS A6
Maggy 2300
ADM Intake and Tune
Nitto 555 Drag Radials
OEM differential
Pfadt Engine Mounts

Suspension:
Pfadt Drag Race Coilovers
Sport Sway Bars
Rear Trailing Arms
Toe Link Stiffeners
Full Poly kit

Craig was consistently showing 2.0X and 2.1X 60' times during the baseline sessions. Just throwing the suspension on yielded low 1.9X 60' times, and after some adjustments, we got the thing dialed in to produce a 1.465 60' time!!

Needless to say, Craig was VERY excited, as he was unaware of the improvements that can be made just solely from suspension! Check the time slip (right lane) below. We are going to be continually developing our Drag units, to get people the right set up to produce real results.

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Thats pretty good 60' on a slow car. You guys have def peaked my interest now. I'll be in contact after I do a little research. Thanks!
Any cahnce you can rank the parts in an order of effectiveness? Just trying to see where to start. You can in a pm if thats a better way.
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