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Old 09-20-2015, 06:25 PM
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i just took my car to the track and no matter what i did i lost traction in first gear off the line. i have a 87 fox with 1.7 rockers,24lb injectors,cobra intake,3.73 ford racing rear end,subframe connectors,under drive pulleys. i need your help. its a 5 speed 5.0l. what will give me traction off the line?????

thank all of you in advance.
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Old 09-20-2015, 07:06 PM
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What's your suspension like?

And your tires?
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Old 09-20-2015, 08:07 PM
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Tires & Suspension, my friend. Tires & Suspension. With your mods, UPR Pro Series suspension and 26x10 Slicks would dead hook off the line.
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Old 09-20-2015, 10:00 PM
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^^^ bingo, time to upgrade so u can hook
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Old 09-21-2015, 10:17 AM
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Definitely, without a doubt, TIRES. What I did was camp out on Craigslist for awhile until I found a great deal on a set of slicks mounted on Welds. Or you can buy new if you'd like, but for the 2-3 times a year I run, these where perfect. Then I picked up a matching set of skinny fronts from a local swap and I was done. See avatar pic.

And let me tell ya, there's REALLY nothing like the feeling when you can launch a car and dead hook with no spin. Just make sure your radio is securely mounted or you'll never get 3rd gear. I know this for a fact lol.
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Old 09-21-2015, 10:26 AM
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Don't know why this got moved to a dead section, should have at least been moved to the Street/Strip section .
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