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What RPM do you guys launch at?

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Old 04-01-2006, 10:34 PM
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werd, ill have to try it. someone told me at 15psi u risk spinning the rim inside the tire lol, that would blow
You ain't makin' enough power to do that, trust me!
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Old 04-01-2006, 10:43 PM
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werd, ill have to try it. someone told me at 15psi u risk spinning the rim inside the tire lol, that would blow
You ain't makin' enough power to do that, trust me!
lol yeah i figured, i just thought it was funny
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Old 04-03-2006, 04:33 PM
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What do you guys shift at from 1st to 2nd? I've been doing 5,500 RPM not to sure where to go from 2nd to 3rd and so on
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Old 04-04-2006, 05:32 AM
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You must try it to find out where to shift. All cars are different. I lower PSi to 12-15psi and yeah they are squirly going down the track, but that's what the Upper and lower control arms are for... Mine are BFGoodrich Radial TA's..
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Old 04-04-2006, 10:46 AM
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hey onyx, where did you get those rims? they're pretty sweet!
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Old 04-04-2006, 02:34 PM
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yeah I played around a bit today.. its around 1300 1500 to launch and i chirp at 5500 when i shift
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I launched at about 1700 with Kuhmo 711's, stock *** motor and pulled 2.0 60 fts...can't wait for this season though with the new powerplant!
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I launched at about 1700 with Kuhmo 711's, stock *** motor and pulled 2.0 60 fts...can't wait for this season though with the new powerplant!
Better get some stickies then!!
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I launched at about 1700 with Kuhmo 711's, stock *** motor and pulled 2.0 60 fts...can't wait for this season though with the new powerplant!
Better get some stickies then!!

Oh you know it!
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