cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby Sutter1stgen » Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:51 am

BC847 wrote:
Sutter1stgen wrote:And I've also found that stock converter autos and long burnouts don't = as hard a launch and pull. Especially on hot days. :lol:

This. Aftermarket converters as well.

Hot trans fluid is thinner than cold fluid. A cooler fluid will result in a somewhat "tighter" converter. If you hold the brakes and build boost to launch, DO NOT be the first to fully stage, build boost first thing and hold it while your opponent . . .gets around to it. You'll heat the fluid very quickly and you will go slower. A lot slower.

- Get pre-staged and wait for the other guy to do the same. Let him fully stage and you THEN quickly build boost to your launch figure, creep forward to fully stage (don't be slow doing this). Launch just before half-way through the third light.

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First time to the strip was in Redding Ca. JH event. It is hot up there during 3 of the 4 seasons. I didn't know you could drive around the water box. The guy said I had to do a burnout since I drove through. I laughed, at the time the truck was a slow work truck. So I proceeded to light the tires off. :roll: the initial launch was weak, and the pull was way down. Next runs doing all the same were .3-.5 seconds quicker. With a harder launch and pull.
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby cmann250 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 5:24 pm

I got it weighted right and now I'm pretty happy. Two hog slats on the passenger side is the key. Feels good coming off the line and I run out of speedometer pretty quick, so it seems.

I don't know if this is the norm or not, but my unbolted gooseneck plate slid from under the tool box to the tail gate :mrgreen: Same with the slats. double :mrgeen:
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby PToombs » Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:32 am

cmann250 wrote:I don't know if this is the norm or not, but my unbolted gooseneck plate slid from under the tool box to the tail gate


No, it's not! Most people are smart enough to bolt their hitch in. ;) :lol:
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby cmann250 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:14 am

PToombs wrote:No, it's not! Most people are smart enough to bolt their hitch in. ;) :lol:

Maybe that's why my tailgate is so mangled :lol:
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby PToombs » Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:38 pm

:jumpsmile:
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby cmann250 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 1:13 pm

Well.... I have a friend of mine begging me to go to the track with her on Sunday. Good enough reason for me :mrgreen:

We'll see what pans out. It's up in the air.
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby Tacoclaw » Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:06 pm

You and Lucy try to behave while you're there, try to stay out from under the bleachers. ;)
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby cmann250 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:49 pm

Tacoclaw wrote:You and Lucy try to behave while you're there, try to stay out from under the bleachers. ;)

Hear that sound? Crickets.

Leave the jokes to the professionals please ;)
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby Tacoclaw » Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:53 pm

BS, it's past Pete's bedtime already and he's the only one that'll acknowledge me anyways. You wait until 5-6 tomorrow evening, you'll see!
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby PToombs » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:09 pm

It's not past my bedtime, I just didn't get here yet! :mrgreen:

I don't think he'll be under the bleachers, I think he and Lucy will be parking in the back 40 swapping spit. ;)
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby dazedandconfused » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:10 pm

I thought it was pretty funny. See Caleb you met with Taco's bf and that sthi rubbed off and followed you back to Indiana it sounds. :mrgreen:
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby Tacoclaw » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:52 pm

The only real mystery left, besides how severe of a public indecency charge Cmann and Lucy are charged with, is exactly what horrible Indianian symptoms he left with Hineman.
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby cmann250 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:56 pm

dazedandconfused wrote:See Caleb you met with Taco's bf and that sthi rubbed off and followed you back to Indiana it sounds. :mrgreen:

I need to get a shot of penicillin quick. I'd hate for that sthi to stick :puker: :puker: :lol:
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby dazedandconfused » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:24 pm

cmann250 wrote:
dazedandconfused wrote:See Caleb you met with Taco's bf and that sthi rubbed off and followed you back to Indiana it sounds. :mrgreen:

I need to get a shot of penicillin quick. I'd hate for that sthi to stick :puker: :puker: :lol:


Its immune to penicillin I hear. :shock:
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Re: cmann's heading down the 1/4 mile

Postby oldestof11 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:35 pm

Worse yet, it doesn't respond to ANY medication. Something about the way the virus attacks the brainstem and the frontal lobe of the brain...
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