0-60 hardly ever gets boring. 1st and 2nd goes by within low 3 secs without launching. It hardly gets old. I never do too much in 3rd or 4th. You wonder what's taking so long but look at the speedometer and see you're already going really fast. I didn't build a highway car though.
95 RT/TT MTC Devastators 31 psi E70, DW1000cc injectors, ARC-2 with 92mm maf, 3SX fuel rail loop, hotwired Walbro 416, 3" FMIC, single Krank vent, Hallman Pro MBC, BlackStealth LCD BC, AEM wideband, AEM oil pressure, Apexi S1 coilovers with SCE EVO 8/9 adapters, 3SX adjustable control arms, Maximal solids/3SX poly motor mounts, Setrab custom SMOC, stock upper and lower end motor 127k miles.
I am proud to say that I am happy with 9b's, SAFCII, MAFT, etc. Yeah I know its not much but I'd rather have a reliable/cheap on-the-mods budget than buying a DR750 kit and having it sit in a box like most of the people who buy them.
I am happy my mind doesn't keep wanting more and more HP.
sure did. when you get 500+ if you go to a track you NEED a cage. your going to run under a 11.49 if your a good driver problem is not everyone likes the looks of a cage. however with my new setup ill be putting in a cage down the road. it just want to get the car back on the road and everything 100% before i have a cage installed.
its going to be a 9sec car, wouldn't take long to get kicked out.
i went to the track for my first time everr this year. first time out went 11.7 at 124mph with a 2.0 60ft
went again a few weeks later and ran a 11.4 at 125mph with a 1.9 60ft
car was making 575rwp and 486wtq
this is another fuel to the fire where i want higher trap speeds. my buddy was there coaching me thru it, he was running his ctsv. ran a 10.26 at 134.xx mph... that right there made me want more!
sure did. when you get 500+ if you go to a track you NEED a cage. your going to run under a 11.49 if your a good driver problem is not everyone likes the looks of a cage.
The cage and other safety requirements entirely depends on your track. I ran dozens of mid 10’s at 136–140MPH at all 4 of the tracks in my area with nothing but a helmet. The first time I took my old Supra to the track with the single setup I ran 10’s all day long without even a helmet. I had one with me, but they never said anything so I didn’t even put it on that day. Further, I would NEVER cage a street car, unless you enjoy driving around on the street with a helmet and a harness at all times. Metal bars that your bare head and body can bang into in the event of a collision is not conducive to “safety”. If you have cage, then you need to wear a helmet at all times, IMO.
1993.5 Supra TT Wingless Hardtop 6sp -- BPU++ Garage Queen -- 468RWHP 11.3 @ 125MPH
1997 Supra 67mm Single Auto -- Fair Weather Daily driver
2003 350Z Touring 6sp -- Daily Beater -- 13.9 @ 102MPH stock
1991 Talon TSi AWD -- Turbo in a Trashcan -- 11.9 @ 122MPH pump gas
2003 Denali XL -- Grocery Getter & Tow Rig -- Runs 13's! (mpg) Formerly:
1994 Supra 6sp - 72mm, VPC, stock longblock -- 722WHP & 10.36 @ 139.5MPH
1993 Stealth RT/TT; 2003 Corvette Z06; 1997 3000GT VR-4; 2002 Corvette Z06;
1999 3000GT; 1992 Stealth RT/TT; 1993.5 Supra TT; 1993 3000GT; 1992 3000GT VR-4;
1998 Trans AM WS6; 1992 Talon TSi; 1993 3000GT VR-4; and many others..
For example, this mazda 3, or something pulled up next to me on the highway today, and I wasn't going to race cause I didn't want to waste the gas, but then I didn't want him thinking I was a pussy, give the vr4 a bad rep, ya know? So I dropped it down in to 4th from 6th, mind you this is a 16g car so it was kinda dumb to drop into 4th, but anyway, it started building and building boost, and it felt like it took foooreverrrr to get going. Really, I was like looking down at my wristwatch at the same time, and making a phone call too, like WTF man? And basically it never really got to that scary fast feeling where it felt like the car was pulling me, instead I was just waiting around, like wtf? But i look in the rear view mirror and dude was wayy the fuck back there, and I was like oh I guess it is kinda fast, and I looked at the speedo and it was like 140. So ya, I guess it's fast, but in retro spec, it's not.
Dude... You should go into 4th at like 120+ mph if you want it to pull. I've made plenty of pulls from the very bottom of 4th in my E16G car and know what you're talking about. The power comes on very gradually... Because you're in the wrong gear.
Yes, you will always get used to the power. As the power gets higher and you drive the car less frequently, it will take longer though This is why I'm telling myself I will make ~700 whp on the next build, but I'm having an engine built that can tolerate ~1000 whp.
'93 Pearl White VR4: 10.57 @ 135.01 // 3250-lb street trim // Texas 3S 1/4 mile King Since 2006
Originally Posted by pimprn
I'm not gunna answer to you Adam! You mean this much to me if that ( . ) your not only and idiot your a bully. I just don't have the time to argue with you cause I don't want to put te thought into making u look dumber then you are.
And ps my build is almost complete and I could run 10s if I wanted to cause I got it build to the nuts. But I'm going after 600whp not time slips.
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