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Old 09-11-2017, 05:47 PM   #15
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98 octane may be correct depending on where he lives. Over in Europe there fuel goes by a different rating. I Believe 93 octane = 98 ron.
Exactly, Europe uses RON. US octane ratings are (RON+MON)/2 (which is the "AKI" or anti-knock index).

RON is low speed/load, MON is high speed/load so AKI takes a mix of the two. 93AKI is about equivalent to 98RON.

You can always plug in numbers to a 1/4 mile calculator...at least the trap speed might be in the ball park.

Various calculators with 3900lbs at 620whp indicate trap of 126mph, with ET of 10.6. I like bench racing
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Old 09-11-2017, 06:30 PM   #16
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lol...did not realize you were "down under mate!" your octane is what it is...dd'ing is "daily driver" lol...just suggesting getting to know the car in and out before racing IMHO pay's big dividends in hopefully better driver/car performance and in turn hopefully less to zero broken parts...would royally SUC to get to the track and blow an axle/driveshaft...you get the picture..

drove my car for a year before going to the track this year with it...and still a major eye opener!
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Old 09-11-2017, 07:08 PM   #17
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Well with sticky tires you could easily break a axle with no upgrades to the trailing arms and toe or the diff being stiffened with a LPW cover...you could wheel hop it to death also..the axles and the diff... so taking it easy until you can put the power to the ground repeatedly and have it grip well and know your not going to go drag race is how you live with more power until you make other needed upgrades. Sure you can do rolling burnouts but hard launches are well beyond the rating of the stock axles and I tend to stay 3500 rpm launches and without stickies and shifting about 5500 ish....LOL
When the shift light says Hey....and I am like most likely 500 after that before shift....if really hitting the throttle but tend to be a daily driver more trying to rev match not hit the next gears so fast as in racing to 120+

So much depends on the driver and traction and your 60 ft you have to try to learn to be good at in order to progress. Your power level should be in the 11s or lower if righteous but there is a bit difference between a manual and a automatic as far as consistency, and a good engine requires a good clutch like I have for a Manual and a good converter and shift tune for the automatic. Good Luck.

You as you know have ZL1 rockers and some other spoiler and what appears to be 21" wheels not the most drag friendly that's for sure or price friendly for the rubber either. But with such a low sidewall its run flat most likely IMO, and you have the blacked out look pretty well covered. I don't know other than most likely your having headers what your exhaust set up is, but you have come to the right place to read up on threads of others in the community. In appearance with the 21"
wheels it kind of makes it look lower and its from the sidewall I think it is at stock ride height and not lowered. It most likely got the coil overs when its struts wore and bigger brembos because? look like the stock size to me also as far as I can see the Caliper. Nice additions but not necessary to get the power to the ground. So you may want to look at the suspension every upgrade is important down the line for a big HP gain, and drastically can affect E.T. and makes you wonder whats underneath.... Just at my power level with 500 RWTQ I take it easy on my N/A build knowing someday I have to have a zl1 rear or 1000 hp axles..... Street tire the supposed 50000 mile tires with good traction I squat so much going around I wear the insides of the rear more and then they get low by about 10k just from torque shifting ( fishy), and it requires of course a higher take off for stall about 1500 to avoid cam surge so I don't even really have to try to burn out and still wear the tires down too dang fast. I do have a account with the local tire store chain though...LOL And you may find you want to go with 20s like most as prices here for 21 22" tires usually suck compared to just 20s for the street anyway.... To really drag you would need a separate set of drag radials most likely 18"...
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Old 09-11-2017, 07:27 PM   #18
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Ahh yes forgot to mention im in Aus. 98 is the good stuff at our pumps and 93 is the regular stuff everyone uses. Ok good to know about the axles and diff before getting sticky tyres. Last thing id want is something to go bang at the track. The last owner used to take it to some track somewhere where you could just race around it by yourself or with other people. Got some videos of him pulling away from a r35 gtr skyline pretty easily. Might look into upgading the drivetrain then. Although getting parts over heres probably gona be a pain.
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Old 09-11-2017, 08:36 PM   #19
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With those tires, you'd be lucky to run 12s at all. More like 13s.
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Old 09-11-2017, 09:48 PM   #20
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With those tires, you'd be lucky to run 12s at all. More like 13s.


Plus if you have no upgrades to the drivetrain, I wouldn't even bother going to the track if I were you.
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Old 09-12-2017, 12:15 AM   #21
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Very nice looking car...Welcome aboard...
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Old 09-14-2017, 10:09 AM   #22
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lol, I saw the license plate and palm trees and figured he was in Queensland county, Florida.
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Old 09-14-2017, 03:33 PM   #23
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Those rims and tires will slow you down a lot No Grip, No Width, No Side wall to flex on launch.

I'm saying 13.2 on your first pass.

The vehicles engine is capable of 10s all day long though. Rest of the car needs attention to be straight line fast.
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Old 09-14-2017, 05:26 PM   #24
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as others have said... it's not the horsepower... it's the driver, but horsepower helps. Dyno sheet for my car....

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Old 09-14-2017, 05:39 PM   #25
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as others have said... it's not the horsepower... it's the driver, but horsepower helps.
Nice results. What HP mods to your car? A6/M6?
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Old 09-14-2017, 06:24 PM   #26
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I did not read all the comments, but i see the nitto invo's and that looks like a 22" wheels. 22" wheels + PD blower 600whp + Nitto invo's = high 12's

You will more than likely obliterate the tires out the hole and eventually bog till it hooks and roll to a 12/13 sec time slip at 122 with a 2.30 60'

These are my bench racer, arm chair quarter backn predictions.
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Old 09-16-2017, 05:15 AM   #27
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Yep they are 22inch/265 not alot of grip. if i put my foot down in first or second it will lose traction. And i got a list of the mods done from the owner, he says,
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Old 09-16-2017, 12:25 PM   #28
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With your set up and M6 maybe low 13s

If you had that HP with a auto and the rite set up. Should be low 10s.
As for the shock axles and diff on a auto they will hold up just fine.
As long as you don't let it wheel hop.
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