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    1/4 mile humiliation

    So, last season was pretty uneventful. Only went to a track rental last May... although it was my only outing last season, it was pretty successful.
    Right off the trailer, first pass resulted in an 11.9x @ 117.xx mph... I was pretty excited about this. Now, I raced a fellow in an old GTO. Not sure what year or any other details of the car but I crossed the finish line before he did.
    I did a few test passes with a few changes that I wanted to do to see the end results... car did not show any difference except for when I tried a taller tire... it hated that. So I decided to install the 22” tires back on the car and for the rest of the day try the nitrous system.
    I got the tires on and I went into the trailer to retrieve the blue bottle of horsepower and as I walked to the car, a gentleman was approaching my car and started a conversation. He says to me “ahh that’s how you beat me”! I said “what do you mean”? He said “ the nitrous bottle... you are running nitrous in your car.” I looked at him and said “ummm, I haven’t used it yet”. The look on his face was priceless. He wished me luck and went on his way. This made my day
    Anyways, on the juice, my last pass was a personal record of 11.45 @ 124 mph. Here is a video of my last pass.
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/173662...posted-public/

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    Re: 1/4 mile humiliation

    Sweet!
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    Re: 1/4 mile humiliation

    congrats !!
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    Re: 1/4 mile humiliation

    That's great!
    What were your 60's? Looks like you came out of the hole pretty strong.
    And, I miss those old stomping grounds of Lebanon Valley. ..
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    Re: 1/4 mile humiliation

    Looking good!!!

    Thanks
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    Re: 1/4 mile humiliation

    Thanks everyone! Lots of time and tuning to get to this point


    Quote Originally Posted by wheming View Post
    That's great!
    What were your 60's? Looks like you came out of the hole pretty strong.
    And, I miss those old stomping grounds of Lebanon Valley. ..
    It was a 1.80. The slicks are like 500 years old lol. A fresh set for this season are in order. The Valley is not quite Cecil County but it’s a lot closer for me

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    Re: 1/4 mile humiliation

    Nice Pass!I've seen your name around here for years but I don't remember your set up? Aaaand since you don't have a sig line, I don't remember your name either We've met at SDAC at some point? Last question, did you sell this car to Mike W this week?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2.216VTurbo View Post
    Nice Pass!I've seen your name around here for years but I don't remember your set up? Aaaand since you don't have a sig line, I don't remember your name either We've met at SDAC at some point? Last question, did you sell this car to Mike W this week?
    Thank you! Car is a 2.5 liter turbo 2 setup... many mods. Dave D. and I’ve never been to an SDAC event... Mike W is interested in said car.

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    Nice results!!

    Dont push the red button.You hear me?

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    Cool story, nice run. would like to see your time slip.

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