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Update on 400m 14.327, Terminal 154.15

I'm still baffled by your trap-speed as it's good 5 - 7kph too low. Are you still shifting at 6100/6200rpm?

Bad 60' 2.161

The 60' time does not look bad to me at all ... it's 0.1sec better then my best 60' time. I'd say that if I could manage a 60' time like that then I'd be in 13.8s.

So I don't think it's your launch, but something that seems to hamper your trap-speed that is limiting your time.

ps. how many other runs did you get, and what were they like?

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Hi David....

The other runs were in the 14.4 ish range.
I think it must be in my upshifting somewhere?

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Originally posted by Datsunman@Dec 2 2004, 05:38 AM
[b] That 14.07 is exceptional for stock KY....Whats the secret, they make your car on a Wednesday!!
Conditions on the day will have an effect on the times - perhaps I went to the drags on a good day???? Still not happy with my launch technique as I kill about 3/10ths on the line.
If i could do consistant 13.8's with no mods like Lionking, then I'd be very happy. Its definately in the car but is it in this driver???
I have not been to WSID since I recorded that time though.

I think its been discussed before, but I think you are shifting way too early. I'm confident that you'd knock of at least 2/10ths if you shifted right on redline. Not to mention shifting speed - I slam the lever home as fast as I can.
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[b] Update on 400m 14.327, Terminal 154.15

I'm still baffled by your trap-speed as it's good 5 - 7kph too low. Are you still shifting at 6100/6200rpm?

Bad 60' 2.161

The 60' time does not look bad to me at all ... it's 0.1sec better then my best 60' time. I'd say that if I could manage a 60' time like that then I'd be in 13.8s.

So I don't think it's your launch, but something that seems to hamper your trap-speed that is limiting your time.

ps. how many other runs did you get, and what were they like?
Perhaps we should have results scanned in, like the dyno results?
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Perhaps we should have results scanned in, like the dyno results?

Sure, but I don't think anyone here is questioning the times ... afterall, there's not many of us here and we all know each other reasonably well.

Still, if you got them scanned, then post them.

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Time slip did not scan well at all, but ET should just be ledgible.


Edit: Sorry attachment did not work as file size is 500k.
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Here's my fastest ET slip . Totally stock Touring Auto
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03 touring manual w/ injen CAI
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[b] 03 touring manual w/ injen CAI
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There you go boys.... a (almost) stock manual well under 14.
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There you go boys.... a (almost) stock manual well under 14.

Just not in Australia ;-) Going by the 60' time, I'd pressume that this track has a lot more traction than we do. Or LBSOHK has the launching totaly sussed. I have no doubt we could match (or maybe even betetr) the time if we could run a 2.0x 60' time.

Anyway, here's my 14.071 @ 160.34kph with 2.222 60' time:
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