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Re: 555 of 1000 - Finished (video)


mitsuturbo
Banthony
555/1000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1227600 posted 05/04/16 10:39 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
I ordered the 13" track kit from TCE. It was somewhere in the neighborhood of $1270 shipped.



92 GVR4 555/1000 12.1 @ 116 (pump gas only)
97 CBR900RR
2012 Hyundai Veloster

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transparentdsm
I have to say something dumb Member
138/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1227601 posted 05/04/16 11:00 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
you sick bastard you. i love your car. i want to repaint my car so so so badly.



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mitsuturbo
Banthony
555/1000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1227602 posted 05/04/16 11:07 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
I need to do the same. I need to start thinking about getting it in for a full refresh on paint and body.



92 GVR4 555/1000 12.1 @ 116 (pump gas only)
97 CBR900RR
2012 Hyundai Veloster

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mitsuturbo
Banthony
555/1000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1228420 posted 05/22/16 01:46 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
My first trip to the 1/4 mile strip in about 10 years resulted in some decent (and embarrassing results).
I drove the G to work yesterday at about 5:15amto be in at 6. I work in Redmond, which is about 20 miles away. As I was driving back roads, from Monroe to Duvall, I was doing a mental check list. I'd been up late finishing wiring on the kill switch so it would kill the car and not just cut off the battery +, and I'd had one too many double IPAs. My brain was functioning a bit slowly. I get to Duvall and slow from a 55mph zone to a 30mph and realize "FUCK, I forgot my helmet." I drive 12 miles back to the house to get it, and wind up at work around 7am. Work day flies by, and I leave at 230 to the track for TnT. Get there at 330, pay the fees, get teched (lazy fuck didnt even check my kill switch... real confidence inspiring work, bud) and park to wait for TnT to be called.

First run: 13.3 @ 111.5 1.9 60'. Spun thru 1st, and wimped it into 2nd.
Second run: 13.6 @ 113.4 2.1 60'. Spun worse thru 1st, failed harder at grabbing 2nd while bouncing off 8250 revlimit.
Third run: 12.9 @ 114.9 2.2 60' More wheelspin. Decided to lower launch from 5500 to 5k.
Fourth run: 12.7 @ 115.7 2.1 60' Wheelspin again, but an almost decent shift to 2nd. Lower launch to 4500.
Fifth run: 14.699 @ 108.6 2.6 60' Minor wheelspin but i had my hand on the shifter thinking i'll short-shift into 2nd, and i pull it right out of gear at 6k. FML.
Sixth run: Feels awesome. Spun first a tiny bit about 30 ft out. Snagged 2nd at 7500 perfectly. Spun 2nd a tiny bit. Ran it up to 8200 in 2nd and 3rd. 4th felt a little flat when i grabbed it, but MPH seemed high. I was moving, so took the long rundown exit. Get to the slip booth, and the girl tells me "sorry, this one didn't print, i screwed up. If you want to know how you did, go to the 3rd floor in the tower."
I go to the top of the tower, and this girl working there is scrounging around "Where the hell did i put the Test n Tunes? I just had them!" for like 5 minutes. She finally finds the printout... "Did you run against the same car twice?" To which i reply, "Yes, I did". She's like "Shit, IDK which one it is, do you know what you ran last time?" I tell her 14something. Then she goes "oh, here it is" and she writes this down:



I had to check the printout. Twice. I couldn't believe i had run that well on my own street tune, nothing but pump gas, and my 6th pass after 10 years of not being to a track, in a new car with a totally new setup. I was ECSTATIC!

I don't think 11's are too far off.

tl;dr = I ran 12.1 @ 116.3 with a mediocre 1.8 60'



92 GVR4 555/1000 12.1 @ 116 (pump gas only)
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bazeng
pondering trannies


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1228422 posted 05/22/16 05:56 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Congrats!!
Car looks great!

Looks like a great street car you have there!



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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1228434 posted 05/22/16 08:22 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Nice pull. Now I won't feel so bad once I get my turd to the track it has been probably just as long for me. How much boost were you running?

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GSTwithPSI
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820/1000
1837/2000



Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1228438 posted 05/22/16 11:30 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
12.1 on pump in a full weight Galant is a great time. Congrats, dude.

More seat time, better fuel, and higher boost will all help to you get into the 11s. You got plans for any of those?



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mitsuturbo
Banthony
555/1000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1228469 posted 05/23/16 08:34 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Just more runs, better tuning. Possibly methanol injection. Staying on pump gas most likely.



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584/1000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1228561 posted 05/24/16 10:35 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Nice to see a clean car making passes at the track - 11s are in the future !! Great job !



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mitsuturbo
Banthony
555/1000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1236583 posted 04/14/17 10:40 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Quoting Yohler:

Nice pull. Now I won't feel so bad once I get my turd to the track it has been probably just as long for me. How much boost were you running?



23 psi



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97 CBR900RR
2012 Hyundai Veloster

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mitsuturbo
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1236584 posted 04/14/17 11:12 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
I ran some more low 12s last season as well. 12.1, 12.2, 12.3. Best mph was 118.
At least i was getting more consistent. I'm getting new tires this season which will help a lot.
Installing this seemed to help a bit as well.



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2012 Hyundai Veloster

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transparentdsm
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1236585 posted 04/14/17 11:39 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post   
GOOOOOOOO!!!! i want me one of those..



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