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Old 10-26-2009, 06:35 PM
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Runner Up....Again! This time I red lit on the final round. Got a little too anxious. The bad thing is, this is the 3rd time I've entered eliminations at this track, and have been Runner Up all three times. I just can't seem to get that win! But I have a lot of fun doing it!

By the way, I had a BYE run in the semi-finals and ran a new best in this 09 Ram! 14.727 @ 96.08 mph (The pic is blurry but you can still make out the time.) And actually, because it was a BYE run, (dis-regard the reaction time!) I didn't get the RPM's up before leaving, I just let off the brake and got on the gas! I would have never thought that leaving the line without getting the RPM's up that I'd run a better time! Go Figure!

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Old 10-26-2009, 06:39 PM
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Impressive! Not bad at all! I think for the most part, getting the rpms up, while it may help for the launch, it's just going to contribute some wheel spin, and would lose some time. Just a theory. But that is awesome!
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Is that all stock or do you have a programmer on it . Quite impressive timeslip !
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Has anyone ever tried to launch in 4wd? I had a duramax diesel and when I went to the trAck I would run in 4wd becauseno matter how I tried it was all wheel spin. Nice times though for a stock truck!
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Is that all stock or do you have a programmer on it . Quite impressive timeslip !
No programmer, just a K&N filter, and a Mufflex/Magnaflow muffler.
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How fun!!!! Congrats for being a runner up! Better than being dead last!!
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Awesome time man. Who cares if you come first.... as long as you have fun doing it...
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Congrats! Nice job!
Were you running with the Tow/Haul mode turned on and ESP turned off?
Also, if you don't mind saying... what did you lose too?
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I lost to a mid 90's Chevrolet Step-Side with a hopped-up 350. Keep in mind, this is bracket racing so you are not usually matched up with a vehicle that runs the same time as you. The guy I ran was dialed in at around 13.50. I red lit, but if I hadn't been so trigger happy, it wouldn't have been hard to beat him off the line as he pulled a .530 light (he left half a second after the light turned green-----.000 being perfect). My red light was -.010. which means I left the line 1/100th of a second too early. I had been consistently running near .050 lights all night (leaving 5/100th of a second after the light turns green).
I'm gonna get that win next time!
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Oh, I forgot.... Tow haul mode on, ESP turned off.
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