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Detailing & Appearance Discuss washing, waxing and detailing information as well as interior/exterior cosmetic modifications. This includes neons, body, cosmetic wheels, etc. Even under the hood detailing.

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Old 12-15-2006, 03:24 PM   #31
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They should make a significant difference in ET'*.
Having watch Zilla at the track; not spinning through the 60' and then one or two revolutions at the 1 - 2 shift should improve things.
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Previous best was:

14.6 quarter with a 2.18 sixty foot.

General rule is every tenth off the sixty is two tenths off the ET.

I should be easily within the 1.9 sixty foot range, but I really think the S1 can do better (especially with other stuff happening under the hood this winter), so I'm informally targeting 1.8 sixty foot times on these. Pdad has hit 1.9 sixty with a heavier car, and I develop my peak torque at a lower RPM. On street tires, side by side each year, I always get Bone-Evil off the line. On top of that, I shouldn't be breaking loose second gear loose either.

In a nutshell, without other mods, I should be:

1.9 sixty foot= 0.3 second improvement, 0.6 ET improvement, 14.0 seconds.
1.8 sixty foot= 0.4 second improvement, 0.8 ET improvement, 13.8 seconds.

This is without factoring in significant work over the winter.
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Nice! I'd love to see the Zilla in the 13'*.
I think you're forgetting that the letter paint is good for another tenth or two jk
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would it kill you to do a quick test fit on Zilla and take a snap shot?
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My garage is pretty narrow and tight. I wouldn't be able to get much of a pic, and the Zilla don't move too well right now.



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Looking great, Bill! I almost think I like the full white letters, as opposed to the white outlines. Still, those are some sharp wheel/tire combos!
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Looking great, Bill! I almost think I like the full white letters, as opposed to the white outlines.

I personal think the out lined letters look better, but thats jusy my opinion
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so is it july yet so i can see the zilla in action with the slicks?
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BTW, keep in mind the performance estimates above should be pretty close. I want to point out that slicks don't improve times that much unless you have severe traction problems already. I do. Even on VERY good street tires.

Zilla will probably hit the track early in the season.
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Those look sooooo good Bill.

You are not going to want to take them off once you try them out.

I am considering driving down with my M/T Street E T radial drag tires to WCBF next summer......you talked me out of it last year.

I can't wait to go head to head with you and blow your doors off again. :P Nyna-na-na-naa-naaa
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