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2nd Time drag racing.. very dissapointing to me. :(

Discussion in 'Other Rides' started by Emmettology 101, Jul 3, 2001.

  1. Emmettology 101

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    Ok, This was my second time at the strip and I am not happy. The temperature could have had something to do with my times, but not that much. I did have my cat removed which I think may have hindered me alittle, or it is that I just plain suck!

    Same track as before, Thompson Drag Raceway in Thompson, OH.. The temps were high when we first got there. It was about 88* when we first got there with humidity around 75%. Then as the day progressed the temps went down to around 76*, but the humidity went up to around 86%..

    So here are my times:

    Run# - reaction - 60ft. - MPH - ET
    1 .526 - 2.444 - 87.206 - 16.124
    2 .431 - 2.466 - 87.533 - 16.121
    3 .564 - 2.386 - 85.594 - 16.289 (missed third)
    4 .601 - 2.367 - 87.117 - 16.144
    5 .558 - 2.436 - 86.940 - 16.159
    6 .574 - 2.443 - 87.495 - 16.130
    7 .650 - 2.420 - 86.079 - 16.285 (had my brother with me)
    8 .461 - 2.451 - 86.990 - 16.061

    These runs, I was shifting closer to 7K rpm.. I wasn't getting as good of lauches as the last time I went and was spinning some into second...

    The time were slower than the last time I went. That was due to a few things, Temps, couldn't get the launch down this tie for some reason, etc....

    Oh, and in the first round I red lighted off the start so my night ended early! :(

    Enjoy! :)

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  2. Prembird

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    What are you running again???

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    Supercharged Toilet! :) LOL j/k sorry..


    1994 Probe GT... The reason I am dissappointed is because I know a guy who used to run this track with very similar mods ot mine and also had a 94 PGT. He was turning 15.3 in the 1/4 and the best I have done is 15.973.. :(

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    you know i aught to take the tbird down and run it before i sell it off... just to see what it does.. 3.8l supercharged v6...

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    I am not sure what they run.... I would bet around low-mid 14 seconds maybe? Maybe faster?

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    The first time I ran my car, there were a couple of newer T/a's there. One convertable was somewhat stock and running 13.85 ......

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    How much track bite was down from one day to the other? Maybe the start line was a little more slick the second time around...
    Yer reaction times are more consistant this time, and even yer ET's are all very consistant. What were you dialed in at?

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    The first day, they put more traction solution down before they ran the main events so that could have helped. I didn't see them put any down the second day..

    Ya, I am getting more used to draggin. :)

    Dial-in on the second day was a 16.10.. Dial in on the first day was a 15.97..

    On my first run on the second day(in the main) I red lighted and got pissed so I ran it hard. I eneded up breakin out with a 16.06... It cooled off quite a bit from my last time trial to the mains though..
    Oh well, live and learn! :)

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    So the only time you broke out was when you red lighted...[​IMG]

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    Yep, but only got ot run once in the main because i red lighted in the first round... :(

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    Hmmm...."premature acceleration"???

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    Definately!!! Actually though, I thought I was leaving at my normal time. I usually start taking off right when the last yellow lights. Guess I left a little sooner! :)

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