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#635851 - 11/02/06 02:58 PM HELP
jrstineiiii Offline
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Registered: 09/19/06
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Loc: A.A. County Maryland.
i am new at launching. i wannt to go to the track when i get a few new upgrades and tires. but for right now just dragging at redlights near my house i wanna know how to launch the best?

its a 06 si - mods in my sig. what rpm should i launch at? i trried a few but either just spun or bogged. i dont wanna hurt my clutch with too much trial and error.
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#635852 - 11/06/06 07:12 AM Re: HELP
piNNoy Offline
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Registered: 03/17/06
Posts: 400
Loc: Louisiana
I'm trying to figure out the samething i went to the track saturday and my 60' times were 2.5s and 2.4s, i kept trapping at 89,90 mph, my launch was SHITTY i couldent avoid wheelhop (have the hfp 18"s if that matters) tried to launch at 4k then 3k was just dropping the clutch though, street & track are 2 totally diffrent ball games

also change the title so we could get more responses and not flames!


Edited by piNNoy (11/06/06 07:24 AM)
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#635853 - 11/07/06 06:08 PM Re: HELP
PsychoEBPSiR Offline
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Registered: 10/06/00
Posts: 5166
Loc: Vancity,Canada
what i did with my SiR 99 is rev it up to roughly 7-7500rpm and slip the clutch so i don t get wheel spin and when clutch is fully disengaged im above 6500 or so im in Vtec .

may say its bad for the clutch but i got over 100+passes on stock clutch adn still could bark 2nd gear sometimes 3rd... and I ran consistent 2.1-2.2 60ft times on shitty stock 195/55 15in wheels.and still got same 60ft times on 185/65 14 stock civic DX wheels...

and yeah stated above thats all i ever did slip it from 7grand plus.....car ran 14.7 at 93mph with Intake/testpipe/ignition


Edited by PsychoEBPSiR (11/07/06 06:09 PM)
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#993573 - 02/02/07 06:36 AM Re: HELP [Re: PsychoEBPSiR]
ShadyMilkman Offline
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Registered: 01/17/07
Posts: 5
I kinda agree with psycho riding the clutch out of the whole will help prevent loss of traction & wheel hopp.. with my GSR I'd rev to 5500 and ride it out 1.98 was my best 60ft on 15X7 wheels off a miata. Its not so great for the clutch but hey if your out to get faster its gonna cost money ;\) later
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#6765672 - 12/12/12 04:12 AM Re: HELP [Re: ShadyMilkman]
wowgold Offline
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Registered: 12/12/12
Posts: 3
trying to figure out the samething i went to the track saturday and kept trapping at 89,90 mph

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