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      12-03-2010, 09:25 AM   #50
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Originally Posted by AltecBX View Post
Hotrod that's a very nice looking car. Curious why you launch from 2nd? Are you waiting to break it in first?
I definitely get a faster ET and 0-60 time launching in 2nd gear. This is probably why the magazines get their slower times launching in 1st gear, as I did. Perhaps with some super traction slicks, 1st gear would get better.
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2011 Alpine 335d M-Sport 12.34 @ 110.48mph
2012 LEAF 130MPGe
2008 Black 335i Sedan. 11.11@ 129.47 mph,(8.39 sec 60-130 stock turboWR)
2008 Monaco Blue JB3 2.0 335i Coupe. 11.33 @ 132.77 mph (N54 trap speed WR)
60-130mph: 6.95 seconds stock turbo WR (.16% slope)