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Old 10-25-2006, 01:34 PM   #1
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i am trying to find more low end torque for my car that way i can do more burnouts
but i have a rebilt trans with new trans fluid i was just wondering how could i do this
without any huge mods that cost alot of money
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Need moar supercharger.

Realistically for a burnout, the idea is to break them loose, but get to an RPM that is sustainable, but not too high to shift into 2nd or 3rd (depending on what you do). You're N/A, so you're almost there on low end torque, but you don't have the HP to keep burning the wheels after you get it loose, and your differential can't take that. It'* not posi-traction or any sort of Limited Slip by ANY means.
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I agree with BonneMN, I should also say this, the Olds, Pontiac, and the Buicks are not made for doing burnouts. You have to spend the bucks to do a burnout.

Now if you want to do a lot of burnouts, sell your car and buy a truck. Perfect for doing burnouts. Truck= RWD+light bed+big motor+lousy rear but good front brakes= the best smokeshow
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Wake, is your final ratio a 2.84? I'm betting it is. That'* the worst possible ratio to try to do a burnout with.
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Wake, is your final ratio a 2.84? I'm betting it is. That'* the worst possible ratio to try to do a burnout with.
damn he just had his trans rebuilt also... that would have been the perfect time to change diffs. :(
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Wake, is your final ratio a 2.84? I'm betting it is. That'* the worst possible ratio to try to do a burnout with.
yeah i bet he does have that, and trust me... unless its raining, i have 100% no chance of doing anything more then a chirp

If you wan to do some Smoky burn outs.. throw two Donuts on the front
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I've read somewhere it can be done for about $30 or less. It'* cheating in my book, but effective none the less. Go to a junkyard and get a windshield wiper bottle and pump. Wire it to a switch. Fill the bottle with 50/50 bleach/water. Run hoses with sprayer nozzles down to your front wheel wells. I'm not sure but I'd imagine you'd want them to spray the full width of the tire. Flip the switch and give 'er hell. As said before though, your vehicle is not built for that purpose. From what I have read, one tire fires are a common cause for differentials being catapulted through the side of the trans case. Just my $0.02.
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If you wan to do some Smoky burn outs.. throw two Donuts on the front
tried it on a 90 grand am it works looks stupid but i won a free pizza at the track
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My N/A does burnouts pretty easy, its probably because I left my high idle where it is, 1500RPM, right before the torque converter releases its power, I just tap the gas and it jumps forward. What I do for burnouts in the N/A is just hold the brake down lightly so that the car is itching to move with my left foot and I floor it with my right. And I have brand new grippy tires too, but now I hope I'm good enough for the winter.
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My N/A does burnouts pretty easy, its probably because I left my high idle where it is, 1500RPM, right before the torque converter releases its power, I just tap the gas and it jumps forward. What I do for burnouts in the N/A is just hold the brake down lightly so that the car is itching to move with my left foot and I floor it with my right. And I have brand new grippy tires too, but now I hope I'm good enough for the winter.
you have a SLE so you most likly have the 3.06 gears so you an burn at alot easyer then people with the 2.84'*
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