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Official tell me what you guys are getting in the 1/4

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Old 03-26-2011, 02:03 AM   #1
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Default Official tell me what you guys are getting in the 1/4

I'm curious what you guys are getting for ets and traps and how well the 3.7 is responding to mods. If you have several times from adding mods, please include them

Tell me in the following things-

Coupe or convertible?
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Old 03-26-2011, 10:52 AM   #2
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I'll play
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Best et so far of 13 passes at three different tracks within 12 days was back-back hotlapped 13.7 flat*one of those was with 2 people in the car, my worst et was my first ever pass a 14.3
Best trap so far 103.5mph&103.2mph i'm consistently seeing 101-102+mph, worst was my first pass only hit 99mph.
You didn't ask for 60 fts but my best was my two 2.0 60fts on the 13.7 passes.
R/T suck best so far was a .164 worst was a .644 averaging around .355
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Atlanta dragway
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Atlanta dragway
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Silver dollar raceway
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First time at a track this was alabama international raceway
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMQAPnqJspc
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Old 03-26-2011, 11:18 AM   #3
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My vert isn`t the fastest but fun none the less.
Stock auto w/2.73`s 14.632 @ 96.023. 60ft at 2.3061. Launch from idle.

93 performance tune from last fall, no other mods, 14.303 @ 96.95, 60ft @ 2.2022. Launch still from idle.

No vids, slips posted in s197 et sticky. Times are DA corrected. Weight on US131 dragway scale = 3875 with me inside and 1/2 tank fuel and nothing removed.

No runs yet with the 3.55`s, new tunes and the Magnaflow streets.
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Thanks for posting guys! Appreciate it
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12.91 @ 106.72 mph







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^who ran that time wrxified?
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I'm guessing he did
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Wow if so what mods we're you running and do you have a timeslip or video?
I'm hoping that with 3.73s 93 race tune, uca&lcas&alum driveshaft i'll hit high 12's
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12.91 @ 106.72 mph







Umm, wut?

That with your stang or the WRX?

If with the stang then, whiskey tango foxtrot. nice time
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Sorry guys. Thought you would pick up on my early April fools humor with the .

I wish. I don't think it would be impossible to hit high 12's but I think I'm going to to need a set of racing slicks and LT's to do it.

This is what I have for mods so far. Our track doesn't open until April.
  • Airaid CAI
  • Borla X-Pipe
  • Borla Atak Catback
  • SCT Bama Tuned
  • Ford Racing 3.73 Rear Gear
  • Barton Short Shifter w/Bracket
  • Koni Sport STR.T's
  • Steeda Sport Springs
  • GT500 Upper Mounts
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^I don't think you need racing slicks or longtubes that one stang the sg auto w/4.10s hit 13.07 without either of those things I think hitting high 12s with our cars is a good tune free flowing intake&exhaust combined with decent gearing&a really good launch.
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^I don't think you need racing slicks or longtubes that one stang the sg auto w/4.10s hit 13.07 without either of those things I think hitting high 12s with our cars is a good tune free flowing intake&exhaust combined with decent gearing&a really good launch.
I love optimistic thinking. I'd rather not drop the money on the slicks. I am considering the driveshaft though. Need to find a way to combat the 60 lbs of weight I'm carrying in each back corner. I love the FRPP wheels I bought but the weight it pretty scary.
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I love optimistic thinking. I'd rather not drop the money on the slicks. I am considering the driveshaft though. Need to find a way to combat the 60 lbs of weight I'm carrying in each back corner. I love the FRPP wheels I bought but the weight it pretty scary.
Yeah the driveshaft does seem like a good idea more and more. especially since the destructive incident a user experienced on AFM. Makes me believe that the speed gov was setup for a reason.
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My thing with the slicks is I wouldn't run them without an upgraded driveshaft. I think the first time you hook real good bye bye stock driveshaft I'm seriously thinking about holding off until I have enough saved to do the alum driveshaft, tubular lcas&uca, 3.73 gears&93tune all at once. Probally take me until sometime in may/june but I believe that combined with my current mods&practicing against a tree will get me a flat 13 or high 12sec slip
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I am also concerned about wheel weight. I'm thinking of getting a set of forged 18" wheels. The ones I like are 22lbs. My stock 17" wheels weigh about 27lbs. So I could potentially lose 20lbs of rotational mass. That shaftmaster shaft is tempting too since it will lose another 10lbs of rotating mass too. I think it's pretty awesome that with a few of the right mods, you can be in 5.0 territory without spending the money for one.

I don't know that I will ever switch out the gears. I think I'm pretty happy with my 3.31s, so may have to live with a mid/upper 13 second car. I'm hoping some of my other future mods can help offset some of the lack of aggressive gearing.
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My thing with the slicks is I wouldn't run them without an upgraded driveshaft. I think the first time you hook real good bye bye stock driveshaft I'm seriously thinking about holding off until I have enough saved to do the alum driveshaft, tubular lcas&uca, 3.73 gears&93tune all at once. Probally take me until sometime in may/june but I believe that combined with my current mods&practicing against a tree will get me a flat 13 or high 12sec slip
I presume a GT driveshaft would likely work. Or would it be more cost effective to just go the aftermarket route?
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upshift thats a good question man not sure on the answer. I think its hilarious that this car comes with over 300hp and a 160mph speedo yet was given crappy all season tires a two piece crappy driveshaft&limited to 118mph Yet we have the same transmissions*allbeit with different clutch setups&torque ratings*the same 8.8" rearend w/trac loc, factory dual exhaust etc as the allmighty end all be all 5.0s. Its like they purposefully did some things to make sure the v-6 wasn't seen as a true sports coupe while making claims to the contrary? At least that's my .02c
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The driveshaft from the GT will not work and people haven't been thrilled with it either. I do think the driveshaft that exploded on the dyno video was somewhat of fluke. I doubt it's going to be a commonly occuring event although someone that posted the dyno results of adding the driveshaft eluded to several failures. I haven't seen any other than that one on the video. Might be wrong.

I would be doing it more the 8-10 hp. Running out of things to do before going with a SC.......it appears the ProCharger is inevitable.
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My thing with the slicks is I wouldn't run them without an upgraded driveshaft. I think the first time you hook real good bye bye stock driveshaft I'm seriously thinking about holding off until I have enough saved to do the alum driveshaft, tubular lcas&uca, 3.73 gears&93tune all at once. Probally take me until sometime in may/june but I believe that combined with my current mods&practicing against a tree will get me a flat 13 or high 12sec slip
I think you could get real close to a 13.0 with just the 3.73 and tune.After watching your in-car video, you did some real good shifting but probably "power shifting" would get you another tenth or two.I understand its pretty rough on the car.
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The driveshaft from the GT will not work and people haven't been thrilled with it either. I do think the driveshaft that exploded on the dyno video was somewhat of fluke. I doubt it's going to be a commonly occuring event although someone that posted the dyno results of adding the driveshaft eluded to several failures. I haven't seen any other than that one on the video. Might be wrong.

I would be doing it more the 8-10 hp. Running out of things to do before going with a SC.......it appears the ProCharger is inevitable.
What the Hotel? Same transmission and rear end and it doesn't work?

Still even if the exploding shaft was a fluke, it still shows that it doesn't offer a lot of headroom for extra power/speed over stock. Better to play it safe I say. Especially up here where our winters are pretty corrosive with the snow/slush/salt in the winter i'm worried that the combination of that plus normal metal fatigue as the shaft ages could lead to some premature failures even with a modest power gain.
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