Join Date: Dec 1999
When to the track again, new best BUT problems
I went to the track again and did a little testing. I did a couple 1/8 mile passes as I have no cage and didn't want to get kicked off as I have no cage. Then did a full pass at the end of the night.
First pass the brakes didn't hold when I put it up on the two step at 3000 rpm.
Second pass: I drop the two step down to 2700 rpm, put timing up to 16 base, full exhaust. I got a new best 60' of a 1.628 with a 7.091 @ 98.79 1/8th.
3rd pass: two step at 2700, timing at 18 base, opened up dumps (last one as there was a lot of oil downs (last car down the track for the night)) I got a new best 1/4. I spun out of the hole and got it a little sideways (the pass before the guy put brake fluid all over the track and because it was the end of the night they didn't bother to drag the track or re-glue it) but I still got a 1.746 60' and a 11.13 at 123 mph.
Here is the problem thou, I was on the rev limiter (6000) at the 1000' mark in drive the rest of the way down the track, I'm thinking I would have ran a 10.8 to 10.9 at around a 127 if this didn't happen.
So what do you guys think is the problem, I think the convertor is ok as the 1/8th pass was OK, I'm wondering if the trans is slipping really bad in 3rd??
Car sure likes the timing, last time at the track the best MPH was 119 with only 12 base.
For an added bonus for the night I shreaded the blower belt on the way home, lucky I had a spare. tore up a bunch of wires for the fan controler and meth kit. I had to jump the fan with a wire to keep it on.
88 LX, 69 410W , AFR ??/70mm T.B., FTI cam, 3.55's, BBK 1 3/4" L.T, Edel 351W Victor intake, ???mm maf, 60 lbs. injectors,MSD, chipped Vortech T trim making 16 psi, MAFtuner, PA AOD - Lentech VB-5000 non-lockup, Mr. Freeze.
Old best 1/4-11.056 @ 123.62 mph Spinning real bad! Old setup