DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Ram Mods - Dodge Ram Performance > Drag Racing Discussion


Notices

Drag Racing Discussion Post your questions and info about how to best get these beasts down the 1320!


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 02-14-2012, 03:47 PM
Moose612 Moose612 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Fort Bliss TX
Age: 27
Posts: 481
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2006 Ram 2500
Color: White
Engine: 2005-20?? 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 610 24-Valve Diesel I6 325hp 610 lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:26
Moose612 is on a distinguished road
Default Altitude?

Does anyone have any information on how much the altitude will affect track times? I'm in the El Paso TX area and its pretty high altitude.
__________________
Living the dream.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 02-14-2012, 07:49 PM
916Timmy's Avatar
916Timmy 916Timmy is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Oklahoma City
Age: 29
Posts: 5,700
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Ram 1500 Quad Cab
Trim Level: SLT Big Horn
Color: Bright Silver Metallic
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 8
Rep:1443
916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of
Default

Density altitude can take a good amount off of your times! Try this correction calculator
http://www.dragtimes.com/da-density-...calculator.php
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-14-2012, 07:59 PM
Moose612 Moose612 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Fort Bliss TX
Age: 27
Posts: 481
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2006 Ram 2500
Color: White
Engine: 2005-20?? 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 610 24-Valve Diesel I6 325hp 610 lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:26
Moose612 is on a distinguished road
Default

Thanks for the link!
__________________
Living the dream.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-14-2012, 08:09 PM
916Timmy's Avatar
916Timmy 916Timmy is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Oklahoma City
Age: 29
Posts: 5,700
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Ram 1500 Quad Cab
Trim Level: SLT Big Horn
Color: Bright Silver Metallic
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 8
Rep:1443
916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of
Default

I use it all the time, sometimes you can lose almost a full second depending on temp and altitude!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-20-2012, 05:31 PM
AllUCIsTailLights's Avatar
AllUCIsTailLights AllUCIsTailLights is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: WEST TEXAS
Age: 27
Posts: 240
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: 1500 Big Horn
Color: patriot blue
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:39
AllUCIsTailLights is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Moose612 View Post
Does anyone have any information on how much the altitude will affect track times? I'm in the El Paso TX area and its pretty high altitude.
Hey moose i live in el paso as well! its hard to get good times here because were so high above sea level. i run 16s here in el paso and we are 3,800 ft above sea level!we got add that in our list of times because some people can run 11s in their home town but if you get this high above sea level i bet theyll run 13s.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-20-2012, 05:48 PM
Moose612 Moose612 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Fort Bliss TX
Age: 27
Posts: 481
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2006 Ram 2500
Color: White
Engine: 2005-20?? 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 610 24-Valve Diesel I6 325hp 610 lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:26
Moose612 is on a distinguished road
Default

Ouch thats quite a bit of loss
__________________
Living the dream.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-20-2012, 06:26 PM
AllUCIsTailLights's Avatar
AllUCIsTailLights AllUCIsTailLights is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: WEST TEXAS
Age: 27
Posts: 240
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: 1500 Big Horn
Color: patriot blue
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:39
AllUCIsTailLights is on a distinguished road
Default

yea are you a soldier here in town moose and have u been to the track in el paso?
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 02-26-2012, 08:45 PM
Moose612 Moose612 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Fort Bliss TX
Age: 27
Posts: 481
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2006 Ram 2500
Color: White
Engine: 2005-20?? 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 610 24-Valve Diesel I6 325hp 610 lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:26
Moose612 is on a distinguished road
Default

Yeah I am and no not yet I need a few things before i can go....mainly new tires and brakes lol
__________________
Living the dream.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 02-27-2012, 01:16 PM
snrusnak's Avatar
snrusnak snrusnak is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Orlando
Age: 27
Posts: 13,310
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: White
Engine: 2008-20?? 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 310hp 330lb/ft
Rep Power: 12
Rep:1385
snrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud of
Default

I've always wondered what has more effect more, density or altitude...? If I had to guess I'd say altitude is more of a factor than temperature (because it varies so much more). Altitude can vary by hugely greater percent than the temperature does...

Here in FL in the summer heat when it's in the 90's or 100's we've always ran about 1 second slower than in the winter when it's in the 50's and 60's. We are basically at sea level.

Best times, though, are always on summer blend gas in spring or fall on a cold night.
__________________
Sean

Breathing in and out is good enough for me.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 03-02-2012, 11:31 AM
AllUCIsTailLights's Avatar
AllUCIsTailLights AllUCIsTailLights is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: WEST TEXAS
Age: 27
Posts: 240
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: 1500 Big Horn
Color: patriot blue
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:39
AllUCIsTailLights is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Moose612 View Post
Yeah I am and no not yet I need a few things before i can go....mainly new tires and brakes lol
Yea that be a good thing to do before u go.you should go some time man its right off of i-10 off the clint exit.
Quote:
Originally Posted by snrusnak View Post
I've always wondered what has more effect more, density or altitude...? If I had to guess I'd say altitude is more of a factor than temperature (because it varies so much more). Altitude can vary by hugely greater percent than the temperature does...

Here in FL in the summer heat when it's in the 90's or 100's we've always ran about 1 second slower than in the winter when it's in the 50's and 60's. We are basically at sea level.

Best times, though, are always on summer blend gas in spring or fall on a cold night.
yea man my engine is gasping for air here. The last time i went to the track it was at least like thirty degrees and with 3,800 ft altitude i ran a damn 16.7 @ 80mph but i did beat a mustang gt on that run.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:51 AM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum