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Old 08-17-2013, 01:49 AM
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at least you did better with a better prepped track...keep at it..your mod ideas are spot on...good luck man..
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New best friday night was 14.60@96mph. I'm happy about the 96 mph. 60' was 2.2 seconds still.

They magically lost one of my time slips. I ran an Acura RSX type-S and it was close, he beat me one run, I beat him the next, he beat me the next... it was always down to who got the best launch. In the finals I got eliminated because he got a better launch. I had a 14.60@96mph to his 14.80@94mph. but he had about .2 better reaction off the arm drop.

They had strippers out there from Diamonds Cabaret doing the arm drop starts. Of course my class was the 13.00 index so I had no chance of winning it heads up in a mid 14 second truck.

Some of the street cars were comical... license plates and insurance is all it takes to qualify. And it had to drive to tech under its own power. Didn't have to stay running long either. So yeah the car that won was a turbo 8 second mustang with a removable front clip, exhaust through the front bumper, slicks, cage, gutted, outrageous stall.... street car.
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hehe...over here they'll say street legal so they have to be muffled here as well as not have slicks..drag radials...
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I like how NMRA does their street car shootout. All the cars have to be fully legal and insured, complete a 30 mile cruise, and then hot lap the cars at the track.

If these guys had street legal tires they must have been DOT slicks like the Mickey Thompson ET Streets with the two little grooves. I know for sure there were cars that weren't on a radial tire.

I'm happy with my new best time though.

I start in 1st (trac off, tow/haul on) and then let it shift to 2nd. I then bump it to 3 and cross the traps and let off, put it up to D and turn off tow haul but it hangs a bit before it shifts I guess it can't decide if I want to shift it up right away? I hate this lazy ass transmission, it shifts like mush. I don't know how some of you guys are getting them to chirp 2nd gear, mine won't.

I leave off idle. I have been going around the water box and then I punch it before I get to the line, sometimes it spins a little. Then I wait til the arm drop or the last yellow and put it to the wood.
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Here's some videos of my truck over on the youtubes.

Here I am showing a Power Stroke what the tail lights of a Hemi look like.


My girlfriend filmed this from the tower and bet someone $5.00 on my truck against the RSX Type-S


First pass ever in my truck. 14.98@90mph. This track sucked for prep.
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nice...I like that the Ford was building up boost too so he knew what he was doin..good kill!!
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And I thought my truck was heavy...
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