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Old 10-16-2012, 08:08 PM   #1
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Launching Auto v6 Camaro

What is the BEST RPM to launch my Automatic 2011 V6 Camaro from? Also, should I have stability control and Traction Control off or what?
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:23 PM   #2
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TC and SC should be turned off. Launch ~ 2k RPM. Do not do this on public roads.
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:30 PM   #3
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As stated above, all stability and traction control off.switch to sport mode, use shifters, hold brake while rev to 2k or greater rpm, release brake and enjoy the ride.
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:37 PM   #4
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do your tires spin because mine do.. isn't that losing time?
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:39 PM   #5
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Or you could leave everything on, rev at 1500. I've produced a 2.088 60 ft that way.
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:48 PM   #6
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hmmm not to sure if that would work, i will have to try it
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Old 10-16-2012, 09:20 PM   #7
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I think the best time was when the car was launched between 1000-1200 rpm
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Old 10-16-2012, 09:21 PM   #8
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Whack the throttle when the light turns green.

What else do you need?
Last time I did that.....I almost got whiplash!!
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:39 PM   #9
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There is a member here who produced consistent 2.0 or 2.1 60 foots with his V6 A6 on stock 20" tires by doing the following:

-During staging, turn off TC
-Spin the tires a bit at least enough to clean them off, but putting a little heat in the Pirelli's is even better
- TC back on
-Hold brake, rpms at around 1,000 to 1,200 rpm
-When you launch, release the brake and simutaneously work into the throttle aggressively but maybe not punching it.


Of course.....there are some who say they feel they do better with TC off, launching at a low rpm and rolling into the throttle so very little wheel spin is produced.

Now go practice.....safely!
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:52 PM   #10
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Get a V8.
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:59 PM   #11
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Old 10-16-2012, 11:00 PM   #12
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Get a V8.
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Old 10-16-2012, 11:30 PM   #13
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do your tires spin because mine do.. isn't that losing time?
Its a V6 auto, so it's sadly only trying to spin one tire. No performance limited slip differential.

With that fact in mind, it will spin easy. At the dragstrip traction is better so you can launch higher.
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Get a Zl1 coupe.
Get a 10 cylinder exotic.
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