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Old 11-12-2011, 08:44 PM   #1174
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I ran 5 times and the last run of mine was my favorite, I ran against a early stock 2000s bullet mustang and lost to it but it was close that was my reason for beings my favorite
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Old 11-12-2011, 08:55 PM   #1175
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Nice Goat! Movin up the ranks! BTW What did Rich run? He get his new fronts? Im thinkin he did very well and ur holdin back!! lol

No big secret I ran a 13.7 and three 13.8 NA and only one run on a low bottle of the juice and ran a 12.05 the car was breaking up a little in each gear I think at the shift point but not sure. This may be from low bottle pressure I may try to reduce the size of the nitrous jet any feed back is welcome.
I think if I get this worked out I will be close to being told I need a roll bar. Can't wait till we line up on black Friday
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Old 11-12-2011, 08:59 PM   #1176
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No big secret I ran a 13.7 and three 13.8 NA and only one run on a low bottle of the juice and ran a 12.05 the car was breaking up a little in each gear I think at the shift point but not sure. This may be from low bottle pressure I may try to reduce the size of the nitrous jet any feed back is welcome.
I think if I get this worked out I will be close to being told I need a roll bar. Can't wait till we line up on black Friday
Nice!

No rollbar until you hit 11.49...
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Old 11-12-2011, 09:15 PM   #1177
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No rollbar until you hit 11.49...
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Old 11-13-2011, 06:35 AM   #1178
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ok... it used to be that one of the rule books (NHRA or IHRA, can't remember which) had the rollbar at 11.99... they they changed it to be 11.49 like the other one...
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Old 11-13-2011, 09:15 AM   #1179
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Black Friday is going to be sick...
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Old 11-13-2011, 12:43 PM   #1180
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No big secret I ran a 13.7 and three 13.8 NA and only one run on a low bottle of the juice and ran a 12.05 the car was breaking up a little in each gear I think at the shift point but not sure. This may be from low bottle pressure I may try to reduce the size of the nitrous jet any feed back is welcome.
I think if I get this worked out I will be close to being told I need a roll bar. Can't wait till we line up on black Friday
Hi Rich! Yup Im pumped for BF. Be great seein everyone! Hope we get in the mid 11s.
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Old 11-13-2011, 05:31 PM   #1181
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im holding the brake and when the light turns i step on the gas and let go of the brake, not so fluid like, its at idle rpm when i take off
May I ask why you wait to step on the gas as you let go of the brake?

My setup is similar to yours (stock/automatic). I hold the brake at the light while revving against the trans, which is about 1200-1400 rpm.

Then on the last yellow, I nail it. With my 2.73's, I don't get any detrimental wheel spin and am very consistent.

I think you need the extra revs at the take off ...
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Old 11-13-2011, 05:50 PM   #1182
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May I ask why you wait to step on the gas as you let go of the brake?

My setup is similar to yours (stock/automatic). I hold the brake at the light while revving against the trans, which is about 1200-1400 rpm.

Then on the last yellow, I nail it. With my 2.73's, I don't get any detrimental wheel spin and am very consistent.

I think you need the extra revs at the take off ...
My Camaro always got its best runs by "flashing the converter" vs running the RPMs up.. My Mustang liked to be stalled up like you are suggesting but not the Camaro.
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My Camaro always got its best runs by "flashing the converter" vs running the RPMs up.. My Mustang liked to be stalled up like you are suggesting but not the Camaro.
Wonder why it's not the same for both cars?

Weird ...
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:21 PM   #1184
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Same here - I was consistently .3 faster by flashing vs torque loading.



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Old 11-14-2011, 06:20 AM   #1185
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Well... I am morbidly obese... so I know about being heavier... ugh...

Ok.. how are you launching? I found I got my best times by:

left foot on the brake
right foot on the gas
bring the RPMs up to just over idle
when you are ready to go, let off the brake and hit the gas, basically at the same time... one fluid motion, so to speak...
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Same here - I was consistently .3 faster by flashing vs torque loading.


I wonder if that is some of my trouble. Maybe I am giving it to much RPM's at the line. I was somewhere near 1000 rpm's or so I thought. Maybe I should try and just barely be on the gas.

thanks again for posting this up John.
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Old 11-14-2011, 09:28 AM   #1186
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Wonder why it's not the same for both cars?

Weird ...
very different cars, and they simply respond differently...
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Old 11-14-2011, 10:21 AM   #1187
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very different cars, and they simply respond differently...
Both RWD, similar weight, auto trans, etc., etc.

So unless a car is getting excessive wheel spin, launching at higher rpm's (closer to peak power band) is always the way to go. That doesn't change, no matter what the car.

Whatever the case, brake revving is what works for me ...
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Both RWD, similar weight, auto trans, etc., etc.

So unless a car is getting excessive wheel spin, launching at higher rpm's (closer to peak power band) is always the way to go. That doesn't change, no matter what the car.

Whatever the case, brake revving is what works for me ...


You need to not talk any more... and just keep it at what ever works best for you...
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Old 11-14-2011, 12:33 PM   #1189
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On my old car torque breaking always gave me slower 60' times. Stalling the car isnt always the best way to launch in an auto, it depends on a lot of things.
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Both RWD, similar weight, auto trans, etc., etc.

So unless a car is getting excessive wheel spin, launching at higher rpm's (closer to peak power band) is always the way to go. That doesn't change, no matter what the car.

Whatever the case, brake revving is what works for me ...

Your 60' is about .4 seconds to slow. I'll go with SCRMING on this one..
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