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Old 06-25-2013, 11:59 AM   #15
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I think it's funny when people give Jamie racing tips. j/k


Ha! I hear ya but if I say shall we compare results I come across as a dick. What's been working for my car doesn't really work for all the others.
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:02 PM   #16
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about 3/4 tank...lets me make 8-10 passes and know I have #1 traction and #2 the fuel pump covered so it doesn't get hot.
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:27 PM   #17
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I used to run my tank as low as possible to save weight. I even ran out of gas on the starting line one time. That was a little embarrassing. That was way back with my '01 WS6. Now I run around 1/2 to help improve traction.
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:32 PM   #18
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On 20s no matter what tire a full tank worked best. 18s and MTs I liked saving weight and ran 1/4 tank or less. No traction with 20s. This was before the blower. Now I just can't hook
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:39 PM   #19
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I'm not trying to a pain .

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Old 06-25-2013, 01:05 PM   #20
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1/2 a tank my 60's are in the mid 1.5's

1/4 tank they are in the very low 1.6's

this is with a 650rwhp car on 20" nitto 555r 18psi, the full bmr race susp pkg.
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Old 06-25-2013, 01:10 PM   #21
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I run with 1/8-1/4 tank. On drs though and traction isn't a problem. Big fat heavy car is. Lol
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Old 06-25-2013, 02:45 PM   #22
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I have run between 1/2 and full tank and have not noticed any difference in 60' 1.497 best with low 1.5 average on 18" DR's. I did run around a 1/4 tank once and did not see a change so I like to stay around 1/2. Don't want to have low fuel pickup issues??
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1/4 tank unless you are pushing big HP and can't get traction already like Jamie! I don't think 1/4 of a tank vs 1/2 is gonna do much difference on a 60ft.
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1/4 tank unless you are pushing big HP and can't get traction already like Jamie! I don't think 1/4 of a tank vs 1/2 is gonna do much difference on a 60ft.
Agreed. As soon as I get under an 1/8 tank I start to see a little more activity on the knock sensor.

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Ha! I hear ya but if I say shall we compare results I come across as a dick.
Don't worry Jamie, you come across as a dick most of the time anyways.
Besides, John's signature is faster than your signature anyways.
All in good fun.
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Old 06-25-2013, 03:53 PM   #25
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1/4 tank unless you are pushing big HP and can't get traction already like Jamie! I don't think 1/4 of a tank vs 1/2 is gonna do much difference on a 60ft.
Big HP is what I don't push. 730 isn't what if consider big compared to a lot of these cars. My car just comes on all at once. It's either on or off. There seems to be no middle ground.
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Old 06-25-2013, 03:55 PM   #26
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Agreed. As soon as I get under an 1/8 tank I start to see a little more activity on the knock sensor.



Don't worry Jamie, you come across as a dick most of the time anyways.
Besides, John's signature is faster than your signature anyways.
All in good fun.

Works for me. It's the Internet. I could give a flying f*%k what anyone thinks. . Has no impact on my life. Besides nice guys finish last.
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Old 06-25-2013, 04:20 PM   #27
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Don't worry Jamie, you come across as a dick most of the time anyways.
Besides, John's signature is faster than your signature anyways.
All in good fun.
I've been telling him that for years.

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Works for me. It's the Internet. I could give a flying f*%k what anyone thinks. . Has no impact on my life. Besides nice guys finish last.
Don't be a hater.
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Old 06-25-2013, 04:23 PM   #28
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Weight is a bigger deal for us bolt-on guys, though I went 10.008 in a car that made 551 rwhp because it weighed 3300.
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