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Well, went to the track last night and made 5 passes.<p>Bone stock.<br>Best results were found launching at 4K and shifting at 6K.<p>Consistent mid 14's<p>Best of 14.53 with worst of 14.78.<p>A program should put me well into Pony eating country. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Programming results will be neat to see. <br>Waiting for BSR PPC to eventually show, hope to still have car.
 

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Re: Went to Track... Baseline Numbers Found (Dzljet)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Dzljet</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Well, went to the track last night and made 5 passes.<p>Bone stock.<br>Best results were found launching at 4K and shifting at 6K.<p>Consistent mid 14's<p>Best of 14.53 with worst of 14.78.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>This sounds about right. I had a day at the drag strip and could only pull 14.5's on a slippery track with little experience trying to lauch my car. Wrxownr was consistently pulling 2.20 60ft times and I was consistently at 2.5. His best was 14.2 and mine was 14.5. <p>We both have some minor mods done....exhaust and intake type. However, I don't think this is critical due to the complex nature of launching the R. If you get a good launch you'll see some better numbers.<p>Kevin<p>
 

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Re: Went to Track... Baseline Numbers Found (Dzljet)

Were you able to break the tires loose or did you bog down? <p>What RPMs were you launching from? <p>By far biggest improvements I saw in 0-60 and 1/4 mile times on G-Tech were when I was launching off of 225 snow tires that broke loose on launch and prevented bog and the worn out pirellis on the Volvo car I drove at Advanced driver training.
 

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Re: Went to Track... Baseline Numbers Found ("R" Kelly)

getting the narrowest/hardest tires you can, to spin rather than bog at launch is an experiment I'd like see someone run.....<br>
 

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Re: Went to Track... Baseline Numbers Found (JimLill)

I don't know if going with narrow, hard tires is the best idea, <br>yes you want to spin but you don't want what I think would be <br>the result of just roasting the tires. Just launch at 4K rpm's will <br>prevent. <br>4K Will give you a nice squawk and then it grabs and go's.<br>Launch street start style with maybe 2K rpm's and you'll bog for sure.0<p>BTW, I've got OEM Pirelli P-Zero's. Still have plenty of miles left on em.<br>
 

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Re: Went to Track... Baseline Numbers Found (Dzljet)

too many 4K launches will lead to a failed clutch................
 

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Re: Went to Track... Baseline Numbers Found (JimLill)

That's true.<p>But I'm not going to do that ever, except for to as now, establish<br>base numbers, then later for some testing of different tuner eqpt.<br>If I ever get it. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Me, I wouldn't even take a Euro to a strip, their not built for it.<p><B>IF,</B> I was going to race, it would be roll and go from like 10-20<br>up to about 80-100 max. <p>That's where Euro cars are engineered to perform and any modding <br>simply amplifies factory engineering results. <br>You can't buck it without spending gobs of crazy cash to undo what the<br>car rolled of the line with.
 
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