Stock 1/4 mile runs! - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > Drag Racing Technique
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-16-2001, 06:14   #1 (permalink)
tickford_xr8
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Stock 1/4 mile runs!

Well im not boasting. But last night at the creek i some how manage to pull off a 15.7 sec out of my stock XR8 manual. Im just wondering what people are doing in their cars and what have they had done.
Thanks guys.
P.S Jeff thanks for the helmet.
Tim lets race......
  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-16-2001, 07:15   #2 (permalink)
Kon
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
What model XR8 are we talking about here?

Also who else from the club ran if anyone and whay times did they get?

Lastly what was your best mph for the night and best 60' times?
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2001, 10:25   #3 (permalink)
tickford_xr8
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Hey kon,
Its matt. My XR8 is an EF2 manual. Same as tim's. The KPH was around 130-140. Alot slower than kelly's.The 60' jump were in around the 2's. I will get the time sheet's out at home and tell you all later. But mine had no legs in third. So if anyone has an answer for that please tell me coz it was a little frustrating.
Matt.

  Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2001, 13:31   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Martin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: NSW/ACT
Posts: 3,023
It should be able to go a couple of tenths quicker, maybe 15.3-15.2 but nothing more than that I would think. But the Mph will give a good indication of what you can run though.

Did you have the spare wheel and jack? What about heavy stereo equipment? Running 98 Octane fuel?

Martin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2001, 18:16   #5 (permalink)
Anbo
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Matt,

I have an EFII XR8 auto (stock except for high flow mufflers). It did a 15.57 sec 1/4 mile (with some wheel spin). 0-100km/hr in 7.22 sec.

Regards

Andrew
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2001, 23:05   #6 (permalink)
I want a turtle!
 
XR8chic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Sydney, NSW
Posts: 2,635
Hi Matt,

Before I got the engine rebuilt (so just exhaust and chip = 130rwkw) I was running 15.7's

but that was with 18" rims on, and a lot of wheel spin.

still got to learn how to launch....

:-)
KS
XR8chic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2001, 08:42   #7 (permalink)
tickford_xr8
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Well I went to go last night had everything ready and the bastards wouldnt let in coz i had lost my rego papers. Well my last run i had ages ago was with everything in the car. Even a crate full of car washing gear. So next time i will have nothing. I should go better. Everyone that has posted said they were auto, well thats the key to quicker times. Less time in the change!.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2001, 10:04   #8 (permalink)
Kon
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Bah - autos aren't the key to quicker times, they just bette for consistency. Given the same spec cars the manual will beat the auto evey time if the lauch is good because of lower driveline losses.

FYI last night I managed a 14.325 @ 95.3mph in my manual Sprint which is stock apart from an exhaust system and minor airbox mods. Race weight (ie me and fuel included) was around 1680kg.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2001, 13:33   #9 (permalink)
paul
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Great times Kon.It's all won and lost on the start line.Being quick and accurate with the good ol t5 g/box.
  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > Drag Racing Technique


« - | Wolf At drags XF.. »

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How Ford family saved dynasty,Bold stock maneuver preserved control Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 1 06-03-2003 23:38
2003 Mustang Cobra runs 12.43 1/4 stock Martin Ford Mustang Forum 7 05-18-2002 06:50
PGT runs 12.97 in 1/4 mile! Rick_96PGT Ford Probe Forum | Mazda MX6 Forum 20 12-14-2001 21:10
1/4 mile time for stock 5.0 lethstang Ford Mustang Forum 1 11-27-2001 09:16

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 13:40.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.