Just wondering if people could post there *automatic* cars and what mods they have done, and what times they are getting, or if you don't have times then just post anyway!!
Just curious because it seems that all those who are really serious about going fast have manuals, but I want a fast and slightly more traffic practical car, if you know what I mean...
I've an AU auto, that I'm working on making faster. My advise is do your fans, find out what ratio diff you have, look into a shift kit to make the tranny clamp harder ( shift harder ) and definately a good oil cooler. From there you can go the cam etc route.
No real performance mods to mine so far, just the K&N, and tweaked the inlet. Tried upping the fuel pressure, but the falcons do run too rich, so in reality these mods have done little. About to do the cooler and shiftkit, then a full engine setup from Mock. Will get a dyno, but I'm not into the quarter mile I'm afraid.
I race V8'z no probs so I'd suggest I pull somewhere in the mid 14's consistently
But I would prefer the Autos over Manual for straight line work - Manual when heaps o cornering is involved
I dragged my bro's XR8 220 and beat him with revving right out to redline. The advantage (in a auto)is that the gear shift is miles quicker unless u can DBL Clutch which most ppl on the street haven't got a clue about.
Although I'd do something bout strengthining up the auto box after 150rwkw cause I give it shit all the time and I can feel it under pressure - I agree with Cogdoc oil cooler etc
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is miles quicker unless u can DBL Clutch which most ppl on the street haven't got a clue about.
hey Jah Nix, it's flat change. a double clutch is a slow process of pressing the clutch to get out of gear and then pressing it again to select the next gear. flat changing is the fast way(not neccessarily the friendliest to driveline) and is done by stabbing the clutch to change gears without ever taking your foot off the accelerator.
it's quick, but can have some real nasty consequences on driveline components if not reinforced.
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i was wonderin what jah_nix was tlkin about that double cluthcin was faster...wtf? lol, good mods to an auto include the shift kit, torque converter and of course a bigger cooler... 90% of automatic transmission failures are caused because of heat... so keep it cool!!! ohh yeh...Blwn EF 6.... put some pics up!... gotta see that thing!!!
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