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Old 07-17-2013, 02:36 AM   #1
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hey guys im trying to hit 12.999 but ill settle for low 13s should i take out my front seat and my subs in the back for less weight? will that help? also should i take out my muffler so it will be running like a straight pipe kinda style? thanks for the advance guys mods is in my signature below
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What was your personal best so far? I don't know if removing weight will be enough if your high 13's now. The old rule of thumb is every 100 lbs is equal to 1/10th in ET. But if your close to the 12's already, then yes remove all dead weight.

What are your 60ft times? With those gears and hot sticky tires, I think you'd be in the 12's already. How's your "driver mod" ?
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What was your personal best so far? I don't know if removing weight will be enough if your high 13's now. The old rule of thumb is every 100 lbs is equal to 1/10th in ET. But if your close to the 12's already, then yes remove all dead weight.

What are your 60ft times? With those gears and hot sticky tires, I think you'd be in the 12's already. How's your "driver mod" ?
I didn't race in the track with this car before, I haven't have in like 7 years lol I had a 03 gt with similar mods but with 373 gears and ran 13.6 @103 but my car feels way faster then my old gt so I'm assume my car runs 13s and hoping I will get lucky and hit a 12
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Only one way to find out. I'd leave right now if I were you lol.
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Removing enough weight to matter isn't exactly easy... I would just run it as it sits and see how close you are. Unless you are hitting 13.0x and want a 12.9x I wouldn't worry about the little bit of weight you can pull out of the car easily. That's just my .02
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Correct if I am wrong
'03 GT were rated @ 14.8 stock
'05 GT were rated @ 13.5 stock

if you were running mid 13's with an '03 I would think your already in the 12's with the '05 using 4.10s
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The car with the mods it currently has is capable of running 12s, but maybe not the first time out if you've never ran that particular car at the strip.

Hot tires, relatively high launch, with a good clutch slip, bang the gears and it should get you there in the 103-105 mph range.
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The car with the mods it currently has is capable of running 12s, but maybe not the first time out if you've never ran that particular car at the strip.

Hot tires, relatively high launch, with a good clutch slip, bang the gears and it should get you there in the 103-105 mph range.
Do u think it worth the work of removing my front seat and my sub in back? For quicker acceleration?
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Do u think it worth the work of removing my front seat and my sub in back? For quicker acceleration?
It's worth it if you have a number in mind. Taking out the interior, spare and jack. subs will essily net you a tenth maybe more. Hell I remove the floor mats when I go to the track.
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