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Offline Lithium Lotus

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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #50 on: August 09, 2009, 10:56:30 AM »
Yes, the exhaust definitely helped lower my track time. However, the track I ran my 13.74 is also better prepped and flat compared to my 14.17 run, which actually goes slightly uphill towards the finish line.
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #51 on: November 03, 2009, 09:01:08 AM »
Hello,

I went to the track for the first time with my 2007 GXP automatic and my fastest time was 13.145 secs in the quarter mile.  This was run #7.  I posted the slips of all my 13 runs with a matching video if captured.  My only 3 mods are SOLO Street Race exhaust, SOLO High Flow CAT and an amazing custom Tune using HP Tuners.  Everything else including shiity goodyear tires is stock.

I will start another thread to ask for some analysis, but will just show the slips here to continue discussion on this thread:


Run #1 - 4:38pm - Right Lane - 13.373 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2843.jpghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dzu5403Ctx0

Run #2 - 4:43pm - Left Lane - 13.479 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2845.jpghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3kmqYnBtAE

Run #3 - 4:56pm - Left Lane - 13.508 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2846.jpghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmcgrUW-rHw

Run #4 - 5:04pm - Right Lane - 13.418 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2847.jpghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoduyfxSotI

Run #5 - 5:08pm - Left Lane - 13.200 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2848.jpg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMEiqrIYOHg

Run #6 - 5:30pm - Left Lane - 13.537 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2849.jpg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25oGxx0gk6w

Run #7 - 5:34pm - Right Lane - 13.145 secs - My Fastest Time
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2850.jpg
No video.  Murphy's law.  No video = less distractions = better launch?? :  )

Run #8 - 5:40pm - Left Lane - 13.481 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2851.jpg
video coming soon!

Run #9 - 5:43pm - Left Lane - 13.232 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2852.jpg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAVTvogY1Do

Run #10 - 5:47pm - Right Lane - 13.320 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2853.jpg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZAHai7eGAw

Run #11 - 5:50pm - Left Lane - 13.448 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2854.jpg
No Video.

Run #12 - 5:56pm - Left Lane - 13.463 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2855-1.jpg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7D9292dIS0

Run #13 - 5:59pm - Left Lane -  13.753 secs
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt354/SSOOO/IMG_2856.jpg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UsDU7By464
« Last Edit: November 03, 2009, 09:22:44 AM by NavyKnight »

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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #52 on: February 14, 2010, 04:23:43 PM »
AWESOME post NavyKnight.  Bringing this thread back that DeepBlueGXP started way back.  Some may have missed your post NavyKnight!  If you happend to have missed this thread worth your time to check it out, and or, add to it with your timed runs!
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #53 on: November 14, 2010, 10:33:13 PM »
Today I went to Maryland International Raceway to attempt a better record for my previous was a 13.48.  I did it on the first run.

13.28 in the 1/4 with a trap speed of 102.7, 1st attachment is the time slip.  I was # 1984.   My front wheels almost came off the ground as you can see in the second attachment

2112 was a 08 Saturn Sky Redline with GMPP tune, Solo CAT, Mach shorty and Mickey Thompson drag radials.  He ended up doing two consecutive 13.108 runs after that.   His car was also an automatic.


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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #54 on: November 14, 2010, 10:38:04 PM »
work on your reaction time and you will be a demon
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #55 on: November 15, 2010, 01:39:15 AM »
DBG,
Did you make those runs with drag radials?  I see different wheels on the back of your car, but can't tell if they are the ones you were mentioning in an earlier post?

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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #56 on: November 15, 2010, 07:18:06 AM »
no that was stock wheels and tires.  Later runs I did in drag radials were not as good, they hooked up so well I needed more runs to figure out the correct RPM to release from to prevent the car from bogging down.

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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #57 on: November 15, 2010, 10:04:30 AM »
Today I went to Maryland International Raceway to attempt a better record for my previous was a 13.48.  I did it on the first run.

13.28 in the 1/4 with a trap speed of 102.7, 1st attachment is the time slip.  I was # 1984.   My front wheels almost came off the ground as you can see in the second attachment

2112 was a 08 Saturn Sky Redline with GMPP tune, Solo CAT, Mach shorty and Mickey Thompson drag radials.  He ended up doing two consecutive 13.108 runs after that.   His car was also an automatic.



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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #58 on: November 15, 2010, 10:48:33 AM »
DBG, imho, this foto could well be printed and sold as a poster. if only the blue and red things on the left side were missing. also that sign above the roof of your GXP...
i imagine the foto without these two and here you have poster for teenagers to hang on their bedroom walls.
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #59 on: November 15, 2010, 10:59:55 AM »
1.92s on 60ft with stock wheels and street tires sounds like a pretty good preped track in my opinion.

Put those racing shoes and we will see 1.7s on 60ft and 12s on ET.
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #60 on: November 15, 2010, 03:09:04 PM »
Those wheels coming up is probably in conjunction with a tight or close chassis(LV Kappa Front Chassis Brace).
Also the power to the wheels is more even, since the BackBone and LVKFCBrace are preventing the chassis front twisting.
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #61 on: November 15, 2010, 03:39:50 PM »
LV is correct, I used to see a steep rise in the left front end when launching prior to the LV Chassis brace and DDM backbone.

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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #62 on: November 15, 2010, 06:40:31 PM »
Serious drag racer will tell you that those chassis reinforcements are just extra weight  :poke:
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #63 on: November 15, 2010, 06:51:32 PM »
Not if you don't have a roll cage  :poke: silly Kelu ;)
Here's to many rides with the top down, wind in your hair & the  hammer down.  :drag: :brnout: :drive:

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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #64 on: November 15, 2010, 07:32:27 PM »
Kelu,
The LV Kappa Chassis Brace adds a total of 5.2 lbs to the front end.
That weight compare to the advantage it offers is miniscule or completely offset.
The offset is accomplish by not having the power reduce by the flex or torsion to the chassis.
Instead the power is more evenly distributed to the back wheels for a much better launch.
By closing the chassis with the BackBone and LV KFCBrace, on our frame, ensures that the energy being generated by the motor to the flywheel, clutch and driveshaft differential, is not degraded by the opposite forces of a flexing chassis.
In other words the force(torque) is applied more linear towards the back wheels where is the most need it.
« Last Edit: November 15, 2010, 07:48:41 PM by LatinVenom »
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #65 on: November 15, 2010, 07:47:20 PM »
Flex means better grip  :poke:  :lol:
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #66 on: November 15, 2010, 07:51:04 PM »
Yes, if you are using slicks.... :poke: ;)
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #67 on: November 15, 2010, 07:53:50 PM »
Sorry for my statements, I'm just trying to keep attention on drag racing, is getting boring when playing this game alone.

Mission accomplished?  :poke:  :lol:
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #68 on: November 15, 2010, 08:19:34 PM »
just take a crap before the race, problem solved as for the added weight.  :lol:

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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #69 on: November 16, 2010, 03:22:22 AM »
From Kelu:
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1.92s on 60ft with stock wheels and street tires sounds like a pretty good preped track in my opinion.

Put those racing shoes and we will see 1.7s on 60ft and 12s on ET.


Whine whine whine.... it's all about the prepped track... it's not my fault I can't drive as good at DBG.... the track was slippery, that's why my 60 ft time suffered... the car just spins it's tires here....  whine whine whine....   :bs: :cryin:

Anybody else notice how much crying Kelu does about his poorly prepped tracks?  Just sounds like excuses for not racing Arabas to me...

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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #70 on: November 16, 2010, 06:01:18 AM »
My best 60ft with stock rims and factory tires was 1.96s on 60ft, not whine here, maybe a little bit of bragging.  :poke:

That reply was encouragement to DBG and definitely not a whine.  :huh:

Go to sleep, looks like you need it  :rofl:
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #71 on: February 09, 2011, 10:04:27 PM »
Things that can help you are: Use AMSOIL throughout, index sparkplugs, take off front tag, cut open airbox, use mickeythompson street ET 2 265 40 18 on 10in rims. If you have m/t drag radials set airpressure to 26 to 30psi. You should get 1.77 to 1.72 60ft, and still get a high top end speed/ET around 12.92. Because of less friction. If you have 450 to 500hp to the wheels you can get 1.6 to 1.5, that's the only way to get there tires will not help you.



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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #72 on: February 13, 2011, 04:18:27 PM »
If you look at the above post (I split it from Kelu's thread), I added Speedracer's time slips.  

Several times are in the 12s and he has a GMPP Redline, Solo High Flow CAT and Mach Exhaust,  DDM BackBone and LV Front Chassis Brace.

The two slips on this post are his also.  He doesn't any way of scanning and uploading the slips

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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #73 on: February 13, 2011, 05:27:16 PM »
From 12 slips posted, I have counted 9 with 12.9 or 13.0 ET, that is INSANE!!! That screams for a great racer.

12.9s with GMPP only
1.7s on 60ft (not impressed, I have seen slips from LNF Cobalts doing 1.7s with slicks and only boltons, they are FWD and almost same weight)
102-106 mph trap speeds

These are very comparable with my times and my mods with just better launches but I don't think GMPP makes same power as my Wester. Am I missing something?
Lightweight mods? Or this is another downhill drag strip?  :lol:
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Re: Drag Racing Slips
« Reply #74 on: February 13, 2011, 06:41:31 PM »
I think it must be all about the driver Kelu, keep practicing some day you'll be a race car driver. :poke:
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