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Old 08-08-2018, 05:44 PM
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My club is renting a 1/8 mile drag strip for some club fun. (Bracket Racing) I'm 69 now and it has been a "few" years since I've been on a drag strip. I have a 6 speed manual trans 06. I can still power shift this car very well! I'm an old school drag racer.

My car has stock tires, Airaid intake, LG Motorsport long tube headers, and a tune after the headers and intake were installed. After all this my LS2 put out 370HP and 375TQ on a dyno.

I would really like some suggestions on how I should race this car. Should I dump the clutch at **** rpm? If so, what RPM. Should I power shift or granny shift?

I really don't care about winning any trophies, I just want to have fun and not look stupid.

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I think your stock tires will be your limiting factor, any amount of clutch dump will just result in tires spinning, I would try to launch low at limit of tire spin and shift as close to rev limiter as possible but mostly just enjoy it and have fun!
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