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      05-06-2009, 10:13 PM   #1
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PR Test n Tune on Fri May 8

Weather looks to be holding up.. anyone headed up? I'm gona try to shoot over after work to get 1 or 2 runs in with the new DPs.

Anyone wanna hang? The next TnT is May 15th but I'm going to Vancouver that day.
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What time?
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I might go as the cheering section. Wanna see those DP's in action!
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how do you like new dps? what's the total bills after everything is said and done for our reference in future? sound? smell? difference?
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Racing starts at 5pm.. I'll probably get there just at that time.

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how do you like new dps? what's the total bills after everything is said and done for our reference in future? sound? smell? difference?
I'm running race gas and map 8 right now and the throttle response feels really really good. The pull is crazy strong past 5k rpm.

I don't really have any smell at all but the turbo psssft-swoosh sound is definitely lots more pronounced. Group2 charged me for 6hours of work @90bucks (even though he did 7 hours of work). He had to drop the subframe to get the stock ones out which is what took so long. You don't have to do for non-XI cars so 4hours should be max for a RWD cars. Talk to Noah since he was the guy who installed mine.

I think I'm going to head to CarbConn this Saturday anyway to get a DP baseline dyno done and see if the IC comes in next week before the dyno Eric scheduled on the 16th that way I can tell how much more whp I got out just this mod.
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Ran a 12.6 @110 for the first run but it's crowded as hell right now and lots of break downs so there may be one more run tonight - hopefully 2 more.

Track prep is pretty good so far..
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Ran a 12.6 @110 for the first run but it's crowded as hell right now and lots of break downs so there may be one more run tonight - hopefully 2 more.

Track prep is pretty good so far..
Nice run! Sorry I couldn't make it out tonight...but good luck!
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2nd run 12.51 @111mph

I think I'm gonna try to 3k launch it and see how close to the stall converter I can get to for the next run.
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wow........that's awesome. congrats.
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Traps are getting up there!
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how late is PR open ?
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Last run was 12.52 @ 111mph but I stepped down a map to Map8. Peak boost was 16.5 and ran pretty good. The new Map 9 on Jb3 8D4 is still too strong even with DPs. Gonna wait for the intercooler next week and see what happens.

PR closed around 1030pm - things picked up after 7pm and there were no more breakdowns. Overall not bad with 4 runs in the night.

There was a brand new Camaro RS that ran low 14s.. still had the dealer tags. Another brand new Hyundai Genesis Coupe but I didn't get to see what he ran. My last run I toasted a C5 Z06. I thought he would blast me but the driver was new to the track. Ran against a CLK55 AMG and she posted a 13.1s (the Z06' guy wife), beat her too.

Another GT500 broke his rear end off the launch - first run of the day too.. sad to see it towed off the track. Overall was really fun.. I'll see if I can make one more strip run before scooting outa town.
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Nice runs man. I wonder how much lower you could go with DR's.
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Nice runs man. I wonder how much lower you could go with DR's.
AWD + DRs = 4 wheels and tires.. not cheap
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Ahhh I want to go to PR
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Which IC are you going with?
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Ha ha....I've been reading without my glasses.....just put them on and saw the Helix in your sig. Sorry. I'm freaking blind without my glasses.
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