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Author Topic: 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship  (Read 23791 times)

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Offline miller11386

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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #25 on: April 25, 2012, 09:06:58 PM »
You really want to be 1k past your spool up RPM for your shift point. so if you get full boost at 4500, you want shifts to drop no lower than 5500-6k rpm

I know evo guys spend a lot of coin to get custom gear sets to keep their shift points high. IMO springs and retainers should come before DR or another turbo. You really need to be running it to 8k or better on that turbo.

Screamer pipe sounds good tho :)
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #26 on: April 28, 2012, 02:00:07 AM »
First video teaser released:
Teaser Tulcea 2012
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #27 on: April 28, 2012, 08:51:25 AM »
Wow, awesome event Kelu!  Competition looked fierce.  Must have been a fun day!  Is there another day or was that the end.
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #28 on: April 28, 2012, 10:30:08 AM »
Nice!
But how fair was that corvette CRX race.  Thats kind of like putting me in the cage against Brock Lesnar

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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #29 on: April 28, 2012, 10:53:28 AM »
Nice!
But how fair was that corvette CRX race.  Thats kind of like putting me in the cage against Brock Lesnar

Id  watch it. :D
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #30 on: April 28, 2012, 10:55:54 AM »
I'd spend the whole fight kicking him in the balls and running
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First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #31 on: April 29, 2012, 02:26:21 AM »
I'd spend the whole fight kicking him in the balls and running
:D

That would be pointless. All the steroids have shriveled his balls away.  He wouldn't even react!
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #32 on: May 10, 2012, 08:04:48 PM »
Official video released:

DRE Etapa nr 1 - Tulcea Aprilie 2012

You won't see me at all, I don't like to be filmed except when I have great performance on the strip. You can see my car in my car club area around 3:23.

Meantime we are working to make this officially Romanian National Championship, we applied to Romanian Racing Federation and I was sent to one of their meetings to align our competition by the international and local organization. They board of federation welcomed me very friendly and say they are impressed by our organization level and being by far the best racing among the last commers.
Didn't I told you we will be romanian NHRA?  :thumbs:
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #33 on: May 10, 2012, 09:05:09 PM »
that is a great video kelu! however i miss the NAK3D women... perhaps later in the season the cars will be dirty enough to get a car wash.

And congrats on getting your event to the next level! It really is great for a local event. Maybe in a few years you can repave that runway to improve the surface :)
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #34 on: May 10, 2012, 09:41:04 PM »
I wanna bring my sky to Romania.
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #35 on: May 10, 2012, 09:45:04 PM »
I wanna bring my sky to Romania.
:)

ill share the shipping container with you!
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #36 on: May 11, 2012, 04:02:01 AM »
just a thought that u can propose to the people of this organization.

instead of calling it Romanian Drag Racing Championship, they could call it
Romanian DRAGula Racing Championship...

this would be fun!
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #37 on: May 11, 2012, 09:17:38 AM »
Chris: money for girls went to bike stunts and drift show & taxi

elff: move to Romania will be better :P

Arabas: no, I can not do that  :slap:
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #38 on: May 11, 2012, 09:19:52 AM »
New video with some action with my GT  :devil:

Opel GT - Drag races

Some launches with 2nd step launch control of WOT Box  :cool: not too much traction  :gaah:
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #39 on: May 11, 2012, 10:08:25 AM »
Comparing your launch to a stock turbo gt it is obvious that your's is faster, just tell the guy with the camera to learn how to focus, in the beginning of the video he seems to struggle on that. Your car sound is awesome  :thumbs:

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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #40 on: May 11, 2012, 10:34:04 AM »
That's hard on the eyes.........
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #41 on: May 11, 2012, 11:04:55 AM »
Need to edit out the beginning and then it is a killer video

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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #42 on: May 11, 2012, 12:30:05 PM »
Comparing your launch to a stock turbo gt it is obvious that your's is faster
Might be but until now the ET is almost same as with stock turbo :lol:
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #43 on: May 11, 2012, 03:37:15 PM »
Is it me or the video but it looked like you sat there for almost a second while the light turned green.
The other driver was gone, but you just sat there, what happened?.
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #44 on: May 11, 2012, 06:18:39 PM »
You are right LV, that was Qualification stage where doesn't matter if you win the race, only ET matters to qualify in the finals.

I was just preparing launch control, concentrate etc and trying to get best run possible. The ET starts when you start to move the car and not when light turns green.
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #45 on: May 11, 2012, 08:43:13 PM »
Might be but until now the ET is almost same as with stock turbo :lol:
Ok i see!
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #46 on: May 11, 2012, 08:55:38 PM »
Sounded Great at first . Then it sounded like you hit Rev-Limiter w/a little break down. The Last pass Hooked good and cherped the wheels.  were you in Low on take off ? What was your ET's
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #47 on: May 11, 2012, 09:00:36 PM »
Need to edit out the beginning and then it is a killer video

Completely agree!  Nice!!  :thumbs: :thumbs:

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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #48 on: May 12, 2012, 02:43:55 AM »
Then it sounded like you hit Rev-Limiter w/a little break down.
That's 2nd step Launch Control, it was setup for 4600rpm iirc.

The Last pass Hooked good and cherped the wheels.  were you in Low on take off ? What was your ET's
No, all the time on High setting.
My ET on this very track it was 13.6s with stock turbo and 13.3s with this big turbo.
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Re: First stage 2012 Romanian Drag Racing Championship
« Reply #49 on: May 12, 2012, 09:46:27 AM »
Do they prep the surface at all or is it just straight pavement like any other street?

 

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