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Back to the track for the XD

Well, i finally did my second outing to the drags. The main problem is the XD sits like a brick, and has NO lift of the front of the chassis, so traction was a problem this time out. I did have 2 runs that only turned the tyres minimally. This is the order of the 5 runs for the nite.

12.204 111.66 1.838 60 foot
11.904 112.78 1.703
12.003 112.50 1.759
11.906 112.78 1.732
12.074 91.83 1.723

The last run was going to be a scorcher, but a shifter problem made it drop back to 2nd at 6000rpm in top, and dropped the mph big time compression locking well before the line. Before the last run for the nite, i found the timing was 10 initial and 20 total, so i set 20/30, but had the misshap, so i'll never know what differnce it made. Still, it was a pretty good nite.

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Gotta be happy with a pb Dion, a shock change seems to be needed, if you don't like 90/10's maybe you could get some Koni adjustables and put them on the soffest setting for the strip.
Congrats on making club 11, awsome effort.

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Congrats on the 11. Pretty consistant runs but that extra gear change seems to be an issue Well done.

You'll go faster without the street suspension. I'm in the process of going for broke or until the money runs out. I guess thats going for broke anyway

nb..Told you that convertor was on the money for the setup. I spent quite a bit of $ the find that out. It's all good.

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Congrats on cracking an 11 sec pass. What was your 1/8 mile et and speed?(second and last pass). Are you using slicks?
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Gotta be happy with a pb Dion, a shock change seems to be needed, if you don't like 90/10's maybe you could get some Koni adjustables and put them on the soffest setting for the strip.
Congrats on making club 11, awsome effort.
I have 90/10s in the front, but stiff lowered springs. And still the 2 inch lowering blocks in the rear
Yeah, some things to change before my July 2007 outing.
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Congrats on cracking an 11 sec pass. What was your 1/8 mile et and speed?(second and last pass). Are you using slicks?
They don't give 1/8 mile info, or i could of worked how the last run would of gone. Its a poverty strip up here.
I had MT 26/8.5/15 slicks.
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Get rid of the blocks and install standard length 6 cylinder springs in the front, got any pics ?

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Ahh thats a bugger. I use a set of custom slapper bars , 4 leaf pack with a rebound leaf, 4.11s, my 60fts are 1.56, research rear suspensions and spend wisely. jmtc.
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Get rid of the blocks and install standard length 6 cylinder springs in the front, got any pics ?
No, thats a sore point. I did take camera, but no vids. The only pic is the car on the trailer on the way home
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congratulations on an 11 sec pass. good work.
was that at townsville last sat night?
haven't checked for sure yet but there's supposed to be a wild bunch meet here next w/end?

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