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Old 08-06-2009, 09:20 PM   #29
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So the bone stock record for an L99 is still 13.25? There hasn't been anyone else attempting to beat it or actually beat it?
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Old 08-06-2009, 09:21 PM   #30
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So the bone stock record for an L99 is still 13.25? There hasn't been anyone else attempting to beat it or actually beat it?
I'm updating tonight..so we shall see whats been submitted
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Old 08-08-2009, 09:08 AM   #31
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first time on the track both me and the car 13.7. 2.25 60 foot 105 trap missed 3rd cant wait to learn how to drive! thought i knew?
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:49 AM   #32
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t/c and stability off

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I turned the TC off but didn't use competitive mode either...basically just trying to launch the car myself and slip the clutch...I do want to make a run or two with competitive mode on to see what it can do and then I'll go back to no TC and keep learning.
I launched at Bandimere at 4000 rpm's and spung the tires so much I had to shift into second or hit the rev limiter. So putting it in Competative mode where it runs the rpm's up over 4000 would be a waste for me.
I did however pick up over a second when I turned the stability track off along with the t/c. I just hold down the t/c button for about 7 sec and both lights com on over on the tac side gauge.
My first time out so please don't laugh...16.43 90mph with stability on>15.01 with it off at 98mph
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Old 08-15-2009, 07:21 AM   #33
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Are we going to get some other 1/4 mile lists started for the guy that aren't stock?

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1. Bolts on's only (Intake, exhaust, headers, tune, etc)
2. NA (heads/cam, bolt ons)
3. Forced Induction
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Old 08-15-2009, 08:13 AM   #34
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I launched at Bandimere at 4000 rpm's and spung the tires so much I had to shift into second or hit the rev limiter. So putting it in Competative mode where it runs the rpm's up over 4000 would be a waste for me.
I did however pick up over a second when I turned the stability track off along with the t/c. I just hold down the t/c button for about 7 sec and both lights com on over on the tac side gauge.
My first time out so please don't laugh...16.43 90mph with stability on>15.01 with it off at 98mph
Don't be embarrased, we're at fricken 5500' ASL... all these lowlanders don't realize how good they have it. Seen anyone else in CO do better?
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Old 08-15-2009, 11:35 AM   #35
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Are we going to get some other 1/4 mile lists started for the guy that aren't stock?

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1. Bolts on's only (Intake, exhaust, headers, tune, etc)
2. NA (heads/cam, bolt ons)
3. Forced Induction
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LPE 570 - Mag S/C, Roto CAI, Borla Cat-Back, Pedders Xa Coilovers
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(2200 miles on the odometer)

Thunder Valley Dragway - Marion, SD (Aug 14th)
82 degrees - DA 3354

This was my best run of the night, even though I redlined in third right before the end and it cut out. I should of hit 4th but I wanted to see what 3rd had to redline. This is my first time at the dragstrip - ever. On my other runs I was trapping 114mph in 4th but my launches sucked, as this thing will spin the stock tires in 1st, 2nd & 3rd. I am in the left lane and a V-Max motorcycle in the right lane. Maybe someone else can chime in on heating up the stock tires?? I was smoking them pretty good in the burnout box before my runs - good for stock tires or no? I thought 12.6 was pretty good for me as there was a 06 Z06 that had a best of 12.8 for the night.

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Old 08-15-2009, 11:38 AM   #36
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LPE 570 - Mag S/C, Roto CAI, Borla Cat-Back, Pedders Xa Coilovers
-Stock tires, stock headers & cats-

Thunder Valley Dragway - Marion, SD (Aug 14th)
82 degrees - DA 3354

This was my best run of the night, even though I redlined in third right before the end and it cut out. I should of hit 4th but I wanted to see what 3rd had to redline. This is my first time at the dragstrip - ever. On my other runs I was trapping 114mph in 4th but my launches sucked, as this thing will spin the stock tires in 1st, 2nd & 3rd. I am in the left lane and a V-Max motorcycle in the right lane. Maybe someone else can chime in on heating up the stock tires?? I was smoking them pretty good in the burnout box before my runs - good for stock tires or no? I thought 12.6 was pretty good for me as there was a 06 Z06 that had a best of 12.8 for the night.

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Great runs!!! Not good smoking up stock tires....go around the water box..dont go thru it...back up to the damp area in front of the water box..burnout...release and roar out..you should get a light wisp of smoke..once you see that you are good to go...
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:13 PM   #37
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Great runs!!! Not good smoking up stock tires....go around the water box..dont go thru it...back up to the damp area in front of the water box..burnout...release and roar out..you should get a light wisp of smoke..once you see that you are good to go...
Damn - I was wondering about that. I figured smoking up the stock tires would sticky them up but it probably made them more greasy. I was side stepping the clutch and holding the brake to do a good burnout - doh!! I can't wait to get back to the track to run again. Thanks Junkie - I appreciate it!!!
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Damn - I was wondering about that. I figured smoking up the stock tires would sticky them up but it probably made them more greasy. I was side stepping the clutch and holding the brake to do a good burnout - doh!! I can't wait to get back to the track to run again. Thanks Junkie - I appreciate it!!!
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Old 08-20-2009, 03:07 PM   #39
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I was thinking about taking my LT1 RS to the track tomorrow night to do some bracket racing. Anyone know how consistent these things will run and if it would be even be worth my time trying to dial it in?

My weekend is setting up to be pretty sweet, take the car to the track on friday night, then saturday morning watch it get washed by some bikini clad babes at a car show.
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Old 08-20-2009, 03:53 PM   #40
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I was thinking about taking my LT1 RS to the track tomorrow night to do some bracket racing. Anyone know how consistent these things will run and if it would be even be worth my time trying to dial it in?

My weekend is setting up to be pretty sweet, take the car to the track on friday night, then saturday morning watch it get washed by some bikini clad babes at a car show.
My 2LT auto is INCREDIBLY consistent! Last time out I hot lapped her a bit... I actually had back to back passes that were 14.800!



BTW, has anyone had trouble with trap speeds? Check my slip above... It's really odd.. one run I'll get the correct trap seed of 94 or so.. next slip will be 83! And no, i'm not lifting! LOL! Thing is it has happened at multiple tracks! When I ask they just
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Old 08-20-2009, 04:25 PM   #41
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So the bone stock record for an L99 is still 13.25? There hasn't been anyone else attempting to beat it or actually beat it?
Bone stock L99..My two best times so far at Bandimere are below:

14.779 @ 96.23..DA of 8342 corrects to a 13.22 @ 107.09

14.524 @ 97.11..DA of 6928 corrects to a 13.25 @ 106.15
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Old 08-20-2009, 05:26 PM   #42
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My 2LT auto is INCREDIBLY consistent! Last time out I hot lapped her a bit... I actually had back to back passes that were 14.800!



BTW, has anyone had trouble with trap speeds? Check my slip above... It's really odd.. one run I'll get the correct trap seed of 94 or so.. next slip will be 83! And no, i'm not lifting! LOL! Thing is it has happened at multiple tracks! When I ask they just
If mine can run numbers like that, I might park my '81 permantly! We can't get that thing to fall out of a tree consistently I can win some races if it'll run dead on the number like that.
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