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Old 09-30-2012, 08:03 PM
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well i finally made it to the track with the new circle d converter. I must say i was pretty pleased with the results, still slow but faster than it was lol. The previous best time on the truck was a 9.38 @75 with a 2.21 60'.. that was with perfect weather, usually it went mid 40s.. Last night the best run ended up being 8.96 @77 with a 1.93 60'..the truck still dead hooked with the 22s surprisingly.. and just a side note, i smoked my buddies 96 gt mustang 5 speed lol.. now bring on the tuner, headers, and tb
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nice improvement...get some 17's and see the times drop more..
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These are 1/8 mile times, right??
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These are 1/8 mile times, right??
yeah those are 1/8.. i would feel like a total badass if my truck ran that in the quarter lol
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nice improvement...get some 17's and see the times drop more..
Haha!! It's totally possible I guess, but the 75 mph thing just don't fit does it??!!! Do you always run 1/8 miles, is there no 1/4 at your local track? I'm a bit of a sissy when it comes to running the 1/4, or anything for that matter! I'm too afraid of breaking something!! Keep it up man!!
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i've only been to one 1/8th mile track ever...all 1/4's... best 1/8th is 7.8@ 93
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nice improvement...get some 17's and see the times drop more..
A 1:93 -60 foot is not hooking like you think.
Should be at least 1.8s.
Get the 17s and drag radials and see what she will run,you will be surprised.
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i was able to make it back over to the track tonight and get some new fastest times.. havent had a chance to pick up the 17 yet so im still on 22s.. but anyways, the new best time is 8.78 @ 78.9 mph.. and the 60' dropped to 1.85
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I agree with them you need a set of 17's with the skinniest tires you can fit on the front with around 35PSI and something fat in a drag radial in the back aired down to around 18PSI give or take. and maybe even throw a couple bags of concrete mix in the bed or something similar for more weight over the rear tires. also there are a few companies that make "cheater" kits for nitrous, you may want to consider this if you are loking for faster times as this is part of the old skool of thinking "its cheap horsepower"
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