Road race, Auto X, or the Drag Strip
Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:33 pm
I went to the track yesterday for the first time on my new setup. On my first run, I ran a 12.2 @ 115mph spinning all the way through first gear. Blew the transmission on my 2nd run. I think I definitely could have pulled off at least an 11.9. Maybe next time.
2.2L 5S-GTE w/ Wiseco 8:3:1 stroker pistons
HKS 264 cams
Greddy TD06 20G @ 20psi
E85 ethanol fuel
Last edited by vip09
on Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:33 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Mon Jun 01, 2009 7:39 pm
btw, my new best time is on the right. its .03 faster!
2.0 3sgte 8.5:1 ross pistons
rmr side feed/q45
gt3076r @ 20psi
Last edited by donteatbugs
on Mon Jun 01, 2009 7:47 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Mon Jun 01, 2009 7:44 pm
nice times both of ya'll
sorry your tranny blew up vip - at least it wasn't the motor though.
Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:05 pm
great times but you guys need more practice launching. very slow lights and the launch didn't seem hard enough (hard to tell from vid, could be wrong). sorry about the trans though vip. i have a 165 trans you can have mabye...
Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:13 pm
they were being inconsistent with the lights so i didnt want to sit there for 20 secs 2 stepping my alltrac. the turbo doesnt like that. it was also a pro 400 tree that doesnt drop lights one at a time. it drops all of them at once then green. both of us were on street tires and spinning through first gear. if i had more time i would have tried to get tire pressures right not to spin. overall i was disappointed with my car. i was expecting mid 12 times at least. ill have cams next time i run though i hope.
Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:38 pm
hey vip, i have a stock 185 tranny thats in working order if you want to the car running so you don't have any down time. just though it could help. pm me if anything. nice runs both of you. i hope to one day get my car back to the track. what rpm were guys launching at?
Tue Jun 02, 2009 12:08 am
Mafix wrote:great times but you guys need more practice launching. very slow lights and the launch didn't seem hard enough (hard to tell from vid, could be wrong). sorry about the trans though vip. i have a 165 trans you can have mabye...
Like bugs said, I didn't want to sit there with the 2step at 6500 rpms for 10 seconds waiting for the lights. The reaction time doesn't factor into the 1/4 mile time, so I'm not worried about it. I wasn't bracket racing.
I have my 2-step set at 6500rpms. It builds 16psi of boost. I smoke all four tires on the launch. I would have let out more pressure from the tires or messed with the 2step settings if my transmission wouldn't have blown.
Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:28 am
Vip09, need to update your siggy with the new time
Good work to the both of you!
Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:56 pm
nice runs! Where did the tranny break?
Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:02 am
Celi-GT4 wrote:nice runs! Where did the tranny break?
Not sure.. I think I bent a shift fork. I haven't touched the car since I got back.
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