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Old 04-03-2012, 04:45 PM   #1
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guess my hp and 1/4 mile times

i know i know another guess my hp and 1/4 mile times,but i have to ask u guys.here is the run down on the car. 89 hatch 5-speed 3.55 gears no a/c,1.6 rockers,gt-40 heads ported,edelbrock intake,70mm tb, bbk cold air intake, bbk shorty headers h-pipe and flows, still has stock cam though .
also has sub frame connectors and some sort of upper and lower control arms dont know what brand. thanks guys.also any suggestions on a cam that would be good. i had a e-cam in my old fox and a n-41 liked the anderson cam better. car is going to be a weekend warrior and daily driven sometimes.
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:17 PM   #2
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Id say mid to high 13's on a good pass.
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:52 PM   #3
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anyone else? what kind of cam should i get
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Just trade your 1.6 rockers for some 1.7
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i wish i still had my cobra rockers,damn. would that be a good idea? never ran a stock cam with 1.7's. i was hoping for mid to high 12's with some tires on it.
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your a ways off from 12's. Id say high 13's and that depends on what tires you are using and how much track experience you have.
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boosted92 didnt u have a similar setup before?
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I'm not trying to hurt your feelings just being realistic Horsepower 260-270 and at the track 14.40-14.80. prove me wrong.
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Dont be mad if its slower than a 13.99 cause I wouldnt be surprised...The only REAL power gain you got there is the GT40 heads, and a little pep from the intake/headers...You realistically gained maybe 20-30HP with those mods...

Throw a 100-150 shot on there and you will knock down some 12's without a problem.

TFS stage 1 or a small Anderson cam will wake it up quite a bit...
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ill try to prove u wrong,but thats were i thought the horsepower would be at.what kind of cam u think i should get
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TFS stage 1 or a small Anderson cam will wake it up quite a bit...
Couple of my past cars have made in the 260-280 whp range and it took some driving and weight reduction to get them into the 13.99 and faster range. And that was with 4:10's...Your 3:55's are not going to help you much...

My 03 GT was a full weight car that made 282rwhp, 3900lbs race weight. With a full suspension and big sticky tires, skinnies up front the best I ever got out of that combo was a 13.2 and that was with a wicked 1.58 60' time, which is insane for that car being a 5-speed.
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Just go to the track and run it and have fun, once you get a base line run then you can start working on lower it. I would rather have a proven 14 second car that I race at the track than have what I "think" is a 13 second car sitting in the stands.
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that is true. i had a n-41 in my other fox i had it made decent power. i was going to go that route again but then i was thinking about the tfs1 cam also. ill just take it to the track and see what happens. i plan on swapping the 3.55s for 4.10s i bought the car the way it sits just curious what people would say and any suggestions.
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Old 04-04-2012, 04:37 PM   #14
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How about a econo-suspension upgrade. 70/30 or adjustable strange struts, 4 cylinder front springs , 50/50 rear shocks and stock v-8 spring cut one coil and remove the sway bar at the track.
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i was thinking about strange 10 way adjustables i do have a set of 4 cylinder springs laying around. sway bar is allready gone. has control arms on it i just dont know who makes them.
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Strange adjustable strut are a great choice and add the 4 cylinder spring while you are there.
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