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Old 12-18-2012, 04:52 PM
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heat the tires really good...practice running down the track "track trimmed" before you hit it with spray. what tire pressure do you run in your mt's? you may have to lower the pressure a lil more to get them to hook with the weight savings. depending on your spray setup..with mine I have my power running through a switch i plug into cig lighter. When I was testing how to launch with spray, I would hit the switch later rather than from a dig because of spinning, but the more I dialed in my suspension and tire pressure, I was able to hit it sooner to the point where i can hit it off the line. Since you have a stall, you'll probably wait til you hit 60 ft before you activate it, spray likes looser converters so it can be tricky with a stall verter..
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..I'll tell ya, the first time I sprayed in my truck on the track..it scared the sh!* outta me... I tried practicin on a desolate back road by my house and it surprised me.. here is the very first time I tried it (don't worry I was wearin seat belt, i have a racing seat which doesn't have the sensor)

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I run my MT's at about 18PSI. Yea I will definitely practice down the track first in my track prep. I have no idea what to expect with it being on nitrous. I was thinking window switch 3000-5500 but since I stall too 2500 ill probably get a lot of spin off the line. Ill have to play with it to figure it out. That video scared me lol. Your RPM's jumped so quick to 7K to shift. And all the wheel spin. You never had problems with your nitrous set-up? No backfire ect. I know you had recommended to me a WOT switch before
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that's why purging is important...as well as high octane gas and colder plugs...the wet system is much safer on our trucks than a dry system setup, at least when the spray doesnt work for any reason, the tell tale sign is running rich and you'll bog a lil bit..
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