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post #1 of 2 Old 05-27-2003, 08:05 PM Thread Starter
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Can you 60ft any harder if you are currently not spinning?

My car had 90/10's with 175lb coilovers and D&D control arms with FMS "C" springs in the rear. With traction the car would 60 ft 1.76-1.78 on every pass. The right rear would squat quite a bit along with not much rise in the right front. The left rear would not squat at all and the left front would rise up a few inches on launch. I have since replaced the worn out stock shocks with lakewood 50/50's and have coilovers now instead of the C springs. I won't be able to make it to the track for a while so I am wondering if the car will 60ft any harder now that the rear is hopefully a little better controlled because of the new shocks. Can a car leave any harder if it is already not spinning?

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Yes it's entirely possible. You are wasting time and power making the car squat on the launch. Tis the whole basis for Kevin Slaby's How to Launch a Drag Car page.

For reference, I ran [email protected] with a 1.71 60ft. You can go quicker with your mph.

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