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Old 02-05-2012, 09:35 AM   #40
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96 impreza 9.55e.t.146mph


Originally Posted by Junior2JZ View Post
3600lb full interior street car, down to the all weather floor mats .. lol.. wish it was 2600lbs like Jason's gc.. def would have been a 9.0-8.9 155+MPH car

I did see this car ^^^^^^ in person and it had no real weight reduction that I could see(just the cf trunk and cf hood/no exhaust). In fact there was stuff on it that they could have easily removed to save weight but didnt for some strange reason.

I know the normal train of thought in drag racing generally is around for every 100lbs of loss = .6 of a tenth.

so 500lbs less would equal 3 tenths of a second faster(not really as much as you would think)

also a lighter car is harder to get to hook up at launch,my car always spins through 1st and second gears as seen in the vid taken at Byron this year.

I think once i get to try my M/T slicks along with my newly installed KW drag coilovers the car will pick up at least 2 tenths with no changes done.
60 foot time was 1.52 and that needs to come down to the low 1.30's
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