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Old 03-18-2011, 01:18 AM
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Hey fellas, Whats the best way to launch from a dig in a 2011 R/T? Thanks
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someone will speak up about it
i know those that drag race, pull out the air filter
our transmissions to me have a bunch of lag between gears
maybe Tow/Haul mode is used, different shift points are used
i don't think they ever use 5th either
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Mine starts to break loose around 2000rpm so I rev up to around 1800, dump the brake, let it get rolling a little and then ease into the throttle. My R/T has a bad habbit of getting it's power too quick and burning the tires causing 1st to shift early.

Also, I turn the traction control off and use manual mode. I tried tow-haul but didn't really see an advantage to it. For some reason my truck won't hit 3rd unless I shift it manually. Might be the programmer but I never remember it doing it before I had my Trinity, it always goes 1st, 2nd, 4th.
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I went to the track friday and launched from idle with a little wheel spin. Tried launching at 1500 rpm and spun more. I had traction control off, let the truck shift itself and tow/haul off. Tow/haul seems to retard the power
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I went to the track friday and launched from idle with a little wheel spin. Tried launching at 1500 rpm and spun more. I had traction control off, let the truck shift itself and tow/haul off. Tow/haul seems to retard the power
This is how I prefer to launch - get a lot of one wheel streaks.
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This is how I prefer to launch - get a lot of one wheel streaks.
You don't have limited slip? I get two wheel streaks lol
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i get two wheel streaks too when i can keep her straight but mine likes to go sideways almost right away
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What did you run at the track? I'm thinking about going on wednesday, Should I take the R/T or C5 Zo6, now thats the question.
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What did you run at the track? I'm thinking about going on wednesday, Should I take the R/T or C5 Zo6, now thats the question.
Best of a 14.7 @ 89 on a poorly prepped track
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i usually launch around 1500 RPMs, my best so far is 13.85 @ 95mph
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