Launching RPM & ?

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Does Your GT4 have the power to break traction on all 4's?

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Launching RPM & ?

Postby 91gt4-Newbie » Wed Jul 06, 2005 3:57 am

I ran a search and could not find this info, maybe I did it wrong :doh: . I was wondering what RPM I should launch my new GT4 at. It is a 91. No upgrading except higher flow intake and stage 2 clutch. Also, will the 4 tires break traction at takeoff? I appreciate any input. Thanx
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Postby OlyST185 » Wed Jul 13, 2005 6:32 pm

i seriously think that will need much more power than only exhaust and air filter to loose traction of the 4 wheels.
on the street you need over 350-400awhp im pretty sure.
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Postby maroon_185 » Wed Jul 13, 2005 6:41 pm

I persoanlly can't, my tires are kinda of wide and my clutch isn't all that freat for launching, however a local 165 that is probably aroudn 200 at the wheels can with a stage 3 clutch.
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Postby SuperWhite92 » Wed Jul 13, 2005 6:44 pm

You can launch as high as you want, but there's a chance you will spin them just a little bit before moving.

I know my car spins them if I drop the clutch at 6k, but not like a 2wd car would, it just spins for a second, then catches and goes.

I wouldn't worry about it too much.

btw, my car is Less than 200whp with a spec st 2
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Postby Guest » Wed Jul 13, 2005 11:45 pm

I drop it at around 5500 and the front spin a little but it's still enough to get a good jump on most fwd cars and a few rwd. My mods list is pretty short too. I wouldn't worry too much about a little spin cause it's still a hell of a lot better then if you bog it down. That hurts like hell :cry:
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Postby bradc » Wed Jul 13, 2005 11:47 pm

That was me sorry. but no I can't break all 4 yet.
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Postby Zeus » Thu Jul 14, 2005 6:25 pm

You don't need much power to spin all 4 tires rather you just need a good clutch

In reality the best launch will have some wheelspin but there is a fine line between too much and just enough
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Postby 92 All-Trac » Sat Jul 16, 2005 3:23 am

I've got an old video of my car leaving four black marks in a parking lot about a year ago. Dynoed only a little over 200 awhp. If someone can host the video maybe they can post it.
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Postby furpo » Wed Jul 27, 2005 10:31 pm

i do dough nuts in mine so it is not too hard to break traction.

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Postby acylon » Thu Jul 28, 2005 6:05 pm

Launch at around 5500rpm
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Postby slick1851 » Thu Jan 26, 2006 4:23 am

launching at 7,200 with a slight slip. I can light all 4 through all of ist bouncing off the limiter and spin a little in secound....PS I have a Dsm

Only do it once and awhile never all the time, but launching at 5,200 it will still break loose all 4.
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Postby muneo » Fri Jan 27, 2006 5:15 pm

Spin all 4 tires?! Thats easy...

Wait till it rains, run your tires bald and let er rip!

I'm pretty stock but I can chirp all the tires if I rev high enough and slip the clutch just right
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Postby SuperWhite92 » Fri Jan 27, 2006 7:06 pm

After the exhaust and intercooler, I can seriously spin the tires from anywhere above 5k RPM

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Postby Mafix » Sat Jan 28, 2006 2:35 am

i can roast mine off the rims but mine is 2wd
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Postby D_oPsycho » Tue Feb 07, 2006 2:05 am

I can spin mine thru 1st most thru 2nd and chirp 3rd at speed.

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