So I went to the track lastnight....

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So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby 3400beretta » Thu Sep 01, 2011 3:09 pm

And a new best 12.184 @ 117.64 MPH.

Oh snap.

I'll post the timeslip when I get home, and I have video too.



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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby Kris GTwhat? » Thu Sep 01, 2011 3:16 pm

Freakin sick!!! Still stock 3500? How much psi are you at now?


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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby Barry » Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:00 pm

Still banging gears or did you build an auto?



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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby 3400beretta » Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:09 pm

Thats still at about 12 psi.

And still 5 speed Barry..

Heres the slip. I gotta get the video off my buddy from work I didn't have time today.
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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby SuzukiGhostRider » Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:38 pm

Haha, whose doors did you blow off in the other lane? Please tell me it was a Vteccccccc Civic or something... :D

Looks like there's a new king in town. Grats man, nicely done.


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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby 3400beretta » Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:18 am

Actually it was a supercharged 99-04 mustang that just was not running right all night. I think he made one good pass with the car and after that he was having some serious issues. Too bad because it probably would have been a good race, his supercharger was hella loud.



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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby woody90gtz » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:00 am

Long live the 5spds!!!! haha


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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby 3X00-Modified » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:10 am

I was gonna say the contender was a 1.5 60' and that wasn't from any civic....lol

Good job... Now I have some work to do.



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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby woody90gtz » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:00 am

So Rodney, how did you launch it? Did you slip the clutch or feather the throttle or what? What tires? That 60' is damn good.


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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby 3400beretta » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:02 am

I left at about 3500 rpm and dumped the clutch. The track was actually well prepped for a wednesday test and tune night I was really surprised. I could have launched it harder. Thats with 24.5 x 8.5 slicks.



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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby ShaneLT(ShaneZ26) » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:04 am

What engine internal Or heads upgrades did you do? Just asking for when I get around to build my 3500.


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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby 3X00-Modified » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:06 am

From what I remember unless its changed, he's done nothing to the 3500.



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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby ShaneLT(ShaneZ26) » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:23 am

Oh OK.
Whats the Max psi a stock 3500 can take?


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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby 3400beretta » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:44 am

The 3500 is untouched except valve springs - I have LS6 yellow springs so that I can rev a little higher.

How much boost a 3500 can handle is a hard question to answer. Assuming you have properly sized the turbo to your engine, it will mostly depend on the tune and what gas you are running.

If your tune is good, and you are running some good gas - I would be comfortable running upwards of 16 psi maybe more.

I have identified the rods as the weak point in these engines - no question about it. I have had 2 engines fail on me, the first was because I had timing problems (faulty ignition module) and I kept my foot in it, and the 2nd engine was due to an electronic boost controller that I was trying to use that didn't work. My own stupidity on both accounts. However, both times the #6 rod has failed.



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Re: So I went to the track lastnight....

Postby ShaneLT(ShaneZ26) » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:53 am

Huh ill keep that in mind when I do my swap. Thx


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