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Old 04-08-2012, 10:37 AM   #1
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.4sec improvement with bmr



best run stock 8.9@85 put BMR full suspension and trailing arms went 8.5@86 no other changes. best 60ft 2.2 stock went 1.96 60ft with the new suspension. I was running 19lbs in the tires both time and very lite burn out on both best runs. Had another 8.6@87 with a 300 pound passenger. Cant wait till I get NT05 315/275 setup on my new rims
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Old 04-08-2012, 10:46 AM   #2
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Congrats! Eventually people will realize that improving performance isn't only about adding horsepower. You can make all the power in the world but it won't matter if you can't effectively transmit it to the pavement.

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Old 04-08-2012, 11:06 AM   #3
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getting rid of the wheel hop was best thing ever. The car didnt feel like it was getting abused either. The SS has now ran within .06sec of my fastest run with my stock 2011 5.0 track pack
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Old 04-08-2012, 11:09 AM   #4
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power is coming very soon LT headers, exhaust,G6x3 cam, 1.85 ratio rockers, vavle springs, 95mm TB, Tune, and some nitto NT05 315/275 setup
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Old 04-09-2012, 11:15 AM   #5
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Awesome improvement on your times and your 60ft! It goes to show that a little bit of suspension goes a long way.

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Old 04-09-2012, 12:02 PM   #6
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My drag car with slicks was doing a full tire turn at launch and then grabbing. Adjusted the four link until the best we could get was about a quarter turn before it grabbed. There is just no initial weight transfer and we are launching at 6,000 rpm on a trans brake. Gained 2 tenths right there. Suspension is crucial.
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Old 04-09-2012, 01:47 PM   #7
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Excellent mod.
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Old 04-09-2012, 04:57 PM   #8
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Nice. I just got my bmr lowering springs and bmr toe rods. Now i am just waiting to get my trailing arm. Cant wait, especially with the write up you got here. Nice
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Nice. I just got my bmr lowering springs and bmr toe rods. Now i am just waiting to get my trailing arm. Cant wait, especially with the write up you got here. Nice
You should notice a pretty big difference in the handling with your car and considerably less wheel hop.
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Old 04-09-2012, 05:23 PM   #10
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You should notice a pretty big difference in the handling with your car and considerably less wheel hop.
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Old 04-09-2012, 05:41 PM   #11
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G6x3 cam, 1.85 ratio rockers,
I hope your installer is checking PTV clearance. I would stick with 1.7.
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:23 PM   #12
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I hope your installer is checking PTV clearance. I would stick with 1.7.
ditto on the ratio.. 1.85 is a little steep with that cam.. you're gonna have to flycut for sure
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:05 PM   #14
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Trailing arms and bushings are a must! I don't even have the toe links but they are on the list.
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what do the tow links do for u , drag racing wise im clueless . better yet anyone know where i can find a suspension guide to learn more about it
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Gets rid of chatter. Toe links keep the tires from toeing in or out as the tires are on the limits of adhesion. I want those control arms and engine compartment brace for Autox. Which is what I love to do. I will have the fastest gen5 overall at LSFest this year. I went with my car stock last year it wont be anywhere near stock this year.
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what do the tow links do for u , drag racing wise im clueless . better yet anyone know where i can find a suspension guide to learn more about it
When a car begins to accelerate various bushings and suspension/chassis components deflect. Under normal driving conditions the flexing is negligible but when the car is launched aggressively it can cause significant toe changes which reduce the contact patch of the rear tires. This leads to a reduction in traction which obviously is not helpful. Toe rods set the rear wheels in a fixed position to help maintain traction.

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