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Old 04-16-2011, 12:07 AM   #21
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On street tires, don't go threw the water box, drive around it. give the tires a little spin to clean them. Foot on the brake, there on the gas, load up the RPMs to about 1500 or so, the watch the lights. Foot off the brake, the roll the gas down. The first 60 feet will determine the rest of the race. Watch that stat. Knock .1 second off that, and you can drop half a second over all. Being stock, your likely going to hit 15s. Just worry about your own times and not how you do compared to anyone else.
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I dont have a reader in my car because it has the 1.5 and nobody makes stuff for that, so i cant watch my knock, I dont plan on paying attention to anyone but me or people in my class.
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he was saying watch you 60ft time on the slip and if you can take a tenth off you can take 5 tenths overall. the track is alot stickier than the street too you might be surprised how much you can goose it off the line.
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Is that why drag tires have no tread? I've never done anything like this so 60ft on slip?
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You will do fine, don't over think. Just get out there and launch as good as you can. I suggest taking it a little easy first time to get the feel. Then a little harder next time.
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Well I'm going for the legal speeding.
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drag tires have no tread because the more contact patch the better. street tires have grooves because of rain and snow and other crap street tires have to deal with
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