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    1986 Shelby Charger

    Took the 86 charger to the track and it was very slow almost embarrassing slow but still fun. Atco has a scale and I weighed the car and it was 2450 and all I removed was spare tire. Thatís pretty light. So anyway I want to know has anybody ever weighed stockish daytona 88 turbo z. Always hear they are heavy. Just curious thanks

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    Re: 1986 Shelby Charger

    How slow was slow? So long as you have a good time, that's all that counts. IMO the days of us being some of the fastest guys on the track with bolt-on or home brew mods are long over. There is no doubt that we can still represent the club and the 20th century with pride.

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    Well it is 100% stock with no tricks just removed spare tire lol. Made 3 pass with a goal of 17.2 and first pass 18.9 second pass was the best 17.0 and last was a 20. Not bad as I bought the car buffed it insured it registered went right to the track

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    For a bone stock TI car, that's pretty darn good IMO. I ran 17.10s in my Lancer last year at SDAC. In stock form, our memories are faster than the times on the board.

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    Re: 1986 Shelby Charger

    Stage 0 done? If not, do that first.

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    Haha it was all about having fun

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    Re: 1986 Shelby Charger

    From what I remember, my bone stock 87 Shelby Charger ran 15.3 in the quarter back in 1988 other runs were 15.50 to 15.60

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    Re: 1986 Shelby Charger

    Slicks? I didn't realize that they ran that fast stock.

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    Re: 1986 Shelby Charger

    Wast the 87 t2 and intercooled

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    Re: 1986 Shelby Charger

    Quote Originally Posted by cordes View Post
    Slicks? I didn't realize that they ran that fast stock.
    Magazine tested they were 15.7-15.9 @ 85ish mph for the T1's IMS

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