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Friday night drags at LACR

Postby Faultline » Fri Jul 09, 2004 3:21 pm

weLL I finally got down to the track at 8:40 pm to get 3 runs in before 10pm..LACR is over 2700ft elevation.it was 78 degrees outside.
I have been dying to get to the track since my newest mods, a RPS clutch, Fidanza flywheel, motormount inserts, and 2.5" exhaust from turbo back, but I still have stock cats.My best run was my 1st run. I was pushing 12 psi, and I added a little c12 to the gas which is 108 octane but it was mixed with pump gas may be 1 to 4 ratio, so maybe i was running 95 octane or something, I disconected my water injection as it needs some adjusting , but I sprayed my IC with it while it ran...I dont have a camera right now, and cant use the scanner, so I will post slipps when I figure it out...You will just have to believe me ...Unfortunately, my 60 ft times are horrid!...Just ask Devlop, It is hard to launch with a Turbo on fwd, but anyway, I am pleased to have made it into the 14's! 1/4 mile was 14.943 so here it is:

Reaction: .679
I1 : 2.552
I2 : 5.155
I3 : 9.898
MPH (I3): 75.213
I4 : 12.557

E.T : 14.943 elevation adustment: 14.495

MPH : 96.886 99.792 mph.


I just threw in the elevation adjustment,because the track states that these would be the times if you raced at sea level, You multiply the E.T. by .97 and the MPH by 1.03 to make elevation adjustments.

It was a fun night , and I got lots of comments like "That's the fastest SUV i have everseen!"... LOL The time slip guy says "WoW! ...Who makes a Vibe? that thing is Quick!" and "Go honda Killer!!!" shouted from the stands as I cruised 20mph down the return road. Poor ol' Vtec honda, didn't have a chance!...I met up with a fellow SF kit spyder guy who ran a 13.9 , with his 1zz boosted mr-s. Those cars are aroun 2100#'s!!! and rear wheel drive and midengined. Now I just need to get better traction....I am still happy though!

pics 10/2/05 http://photobucket.com/albums/a386/Faultline05/

2003 Base Vibe, frosty color,moon n' tunes package
mods: Eibach sportline lowering springs,17"centerline forged wheels -silver excels -Goodyear Eagle F1 tires 225/50/17's-ACT HD clutch,2.5" exhaust,ES motormount inserts,up graded to 6 spd transmission
Stafford Fabrication turbo kit: Garrett T3 turbo, FMIC ,SF BOV. ,Alcohol/water injection,and SF centerfeed fuel rail


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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Faultline)

Postby wicked1981 » Fri Jul 09, 2004 11:06 pm

14's? WOW!! Thats really good. Good job loks like that setup is worth the money you paid.
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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (wicked1981)

Postby Faultline » Fri Jul 09, 2004 11:15 pm

Quote, originally posted by wicked1981 »
14's? WOW!! Thats really good. Good job loks like that setup is worth the money you paid.

Thanks! absolutly! ... Wicked, when are you heading out to the track again?
pics 10/2/05 http://photobucket.com/albums/a386/Faultline05/

2003 Base Vibe, frosty color,moon n' tunes package
mods: Eibach sportline lowering springs,17"centerline forged wheels -silver excels -Goodyear Eagle F1 tires 225/50/17's-ACT HD clutch,2.5" exhaust,ES motormount inserts,up graded to 6 spd transmission
Stafford Fabrication turbo kit: Garrett T3 turbo, FMIC ,SF BOV. ,Alcohol/water injection,and SF centerfeed fuel rail


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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Faultline)

Postby wicked1981 » Sat Jul 10, 2004 12:26 am

Quote, originally posted by Faultline »

Thanks! absolutly! ... Wicked, when are you heading out to the track again?

Not sure I have to get with my brother and his boss so we can take the SRT-10 out there (since 18's isnt a comp for any other car there) . Ill talk to him today and maybe we can go up there soon. Ill let you know hopefully we can meet up and I can check out your ride.

2006 Pontiac G6 GTP
3.9L V-6 240hp and 241 lb-ft or torque
18" Aluminum, five-spoke, flangeless
200 Watt, 8 speaker Monsoon sys
Chrome dual exhaust tips
Liquid Silver Metallic
Borla Custom Exhaust
Dr. Speed Cold Air Intake

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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (wicked1981)

Postby Devlop » Sat Jul 10, 2004 2:37 am

Wow, nice numbers Faultline. Its interesting how you have a higher top speed than my best run, yet you were .1 sec slower. Funny how that stuff works.

As for elevation, fi'ed motors create they're own atmosphere, so elevation really isn't part of the equation.

Good job.


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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Devlop)

Postby Faultline » Sat Jul 10, 2004 3:21 pm

Quote, originally posted by Devlop »
Wow, nice numbers Faultline. Its interesting how you have a higher top speed than my best run, yet you were .1 sec slower. Funny how that stuff works.

As for elevation, fi'ed motors create they're own atmosphere, so elevation really isn't part of the equation.

Good job.

60ft plays a big factor on better times. Yours was .2 faster. If i matched it , My e.t. would not only be .2 faster, but atleast another .2 fast gained by the end...I know that elevation adjustments are sketchy, but Smay took his 2zz turbo celica to the beach and gained .4 e.t....I mean , look at your trak day.it was 85* outside, mine was 78*. That means the air was slightly denser for me?, or was it?I was at a higher elevation which means the air was denser for you?...When I go to the beach, I can feel the power difference at the same 8psi. That is because i am flowing more cfm at a given psi at sealevel as the air is denser....for me it also means that I run a little leaner at sealevel for more poewr as well....I just think it is awsome that you got the time you did on 8 psi!! That is great!



pics 10/2/05 http://photobucket.com/albums/a386/Faultline05/

2003 Base Vibe, frosty color,moon n' tunes package
mods: Eibach sportline lowering springs,17"centerline forged wheels -silver excels -Goodyear Eagle F1 tires 225/50/17's-ACT HD clutch,2.5" exhaust,ES motormount inserts,up graded to 6 spd transmission
Stafford Fabrication turbo kit: Garrett T3 turbo, FMIC ,SF BOV. ,Alcohol/water injection,and SF centerfeed fuel rail


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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Faultline)

Postby futseal04 » Sun Jul 11, 2004 11:10 pm

As a rule of thumb, E.T. is a sign of launch quality, whereas MPH is a sign of power.
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Postby Evanshall » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:22 am

see i fyou can get that thing dyno'd. i just wanna strait out facts what its running to the wheels, no estimates no qeusses, but damn what a nice time , especially for a "SUV" (hehe its a large hatch, but still nice comment)

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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (wicked1981)

Postby Psychobroker » Wed Jul 21, 2004 3:35 am

Quote, originally posted by wicked1981 »

Not sure I have to get with my brother and his boss so we can take the SRT-10 out there (since 18's isnt a comp for any other car there) . Ill talk to him today and maybe we can go up there soon. Ill let you know hopefully we can meet up and I can check out your ride.

Hey guys, I'd like to join you some time so keep me posted!


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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Faultline)

Postby ebslopp » Wed Jul 21, 2004 3:53 am

Quote, originally posted by Faultline »

look at your trak day.it was 85* outside, mine was 78*. That means the air was slightly denser for me?, or was it?I was at a higher elevation which means the air was denser for you?...


Actually the air temp has nothing to do with the density. If you want to check the density of the air you would use a barometer, which measures air pressure.
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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (ebslopp)

Postby drunkenmaxx » Wed Jul 21, 2004 3:54 am

air is more dense at low temps, thus the use of a cai

heat = expand
cold = contract

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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Psychobroker)

Postby wicked1981 » Wed Jul 21, 2004 4:16 am

Quote, originally posted by Psychobroker »

Hey guys, I'd like to join you some time so keep me posted!

Ill let you know when we plan on heading out there. Should be soon preferably on a Wed since its less people more runs. Not sure If I will run mine 18's is not something to feel happy about!!!

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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Faultline)

Postby Larry » Fri Jul 30, 2004 2:57 pm

Very nice Faultline. Congrats!

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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Psychobroker)

Postby Faultline » Mon Aug 02, 2004 1:24 pm

Quote, originally posted by Psychobroker »

Hey guys, I'd like to join you some time so keep me posted!

I was told that there use to be a track that got great times down at San Pedro....to bad it is gone, 'cause you live close to there, and I would like to race at sea level some time!...I will let you know when I am going back to LACR, I kinda want to solve my traction issues befor I go...I would love to see your car though, and watch it kill a honda!
pics 10/2/05 http://photobucket.com/albums/a386/Faultline05/

2003 Base Vibe, frosty color,moon n' tunes package
mods: Eibach sportline lowering springs,17"centerline forged wheels -silver excels -Goodyear Eagle F1 tires 225/50/17's-ACT HD clutch,2.5" exhaust,ES motormount inserts,up graded to 6 spd transmission
Stafford Fabrication turbo kit: Garrett T3 turbo, FMIC ,SF BOV. ,Alcohol/water injection,and SF centerfeed fuel rail


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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Larry)

Postby Faultline » Mon Aug 02, 2004 1:25 pm

Quote, originally posted by Larry »
Very nice Faultline. Congrats!

pics 10/2/05 http://photobucket.com/albums/a386/Faultline05/

2003 Base Vibe, frosty color,moon n' tunes package
mods: Eibach sportline lowering springs,17"centerline forged wheels -silver excels -Goodyear Eagle F1 tires 225/50/17's-ACT HD clutch,2.5" exhaust,ES motormount inserts,up graded to 6 spd transmission
Stafford Fabrication turbo kit: Garrett T3 turbo, FMIC ,SF BOV. ,Alcohol/water injection,and SF centerfeed fuel rail


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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Faultline)

Postby wicked1981 » Mon Aug 02, 2004 1:58 pm

hey I will probably go down there next Friday on the 13th. Not sure yet but most likely.
2006 Pontiac G6 GTP
3.9L V-6 240hp and 241 lb-ft or torque
18" Aluminum, five-spoke, flangeless
200 Watt, 8 speaker Monsoon sys
Chrome dual exhaust tips
Liquid Silver Metallic
Borla Custom Exhaust
Dr. Speed Cold Air Intake

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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (wicked1981)

Postby Faultline » Sat Aug 07, 2004 3:30 pm

Quote, originally posted by wicked1981 »
hey I will probably go down there next Friday on the 13th. Not sure yet but most likely.

hmmm...friday the 13th...anyone superstitious?? let me know, I am coaching soccer now , and practices on wed, and friday..but If I know you are going, I might get their a little late!..

pics 10/2/05 http://photobucket.com/albums/a386/Faultline05/

2003 Base Vibe, frosty color,moon n' tunes package
mods: Eibach sportline lowering springs,17"centerline forged wheels -silver excels -Goodyear Eagle F1 tires 225/50/17's-ACT HD clutch,2.5" exhaust,ES motormount inserts,up graded to 6 spd transmission
Stafford Fabrication turbo kit: Garrett T3 turbo, FMIC ,SF BOV. ,Alcohol/water injection,and SF centerfeed fuel rail


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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Faultline)

Postby wicked1981 » Sun Aug 08, 2004 1:54 am

Yep the plan is to go on Friday the 13th unless something krazy happens. Not sure on the time but I will talk to my bro and friend and figure out what time we will head out there. I will let you know. I think Psychobroker was interersted also maybe he could join us.
2006 Pontiac G6 GTP
3.9L V-6 240hp and 241 lb-ft or torque
18" Aluminum, five-spoke, flangeless
200 Watt, 8 speaker Monsoon sys
Chrome dual exhaust tips
Liquid Silver Metallic
Borla Custom Exhaust
Dr. Speed Cold Air Intake

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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (wicked1981)

Postby Psychobroker » Tue Aug 10, 2004 2:34 am

I'd love to join you guys sometime, but this Friday night's booked


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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Psychobroker)

Postby wicked1981 » Tue Aug 10, 2004 3:44 am

Quote, originally posted by Psychobroker »
I'd love to join you guys sometime, but this Friday night's booked

Unbooke it!!!!! j/k Ill try to take some pics if I remember to brng camera.

2006 Pontiac G6 GTP
3.9L V-6 240hp and 241 lb-ft or torque
18" Aluminum, five-spoke, flangeless
200 Watt, 8 speaker Monsoon sys
Chrome dual exhaust tips
Liquid Silver Metallic
Borla Custom Exhaust
Dr. Speed Cold Air Intake

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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (wicked1981)

Postby MadBill » Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:57 am

Speaking of times, I just read the Lotus Elise test in the August Road & Track. At a svelte 1950 lb., its 190 HP 2ZZ engine hustles it down the track in 13.4 @ 101.4! (along with 0-60 in 4.7, using an 8,000 RPM drop-clutch launch to keep it in lift) Guess it would be pretty tough to strip a Vibe down that light without a cutting torch...

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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Faultline)

Postby wicked1981 » Tue Aug 10, 2004 1:42 pm

We will be at the track for sure. Are you going to be able to make it Faultine? I posted on MO.com so maybe we can get some Trixes to show up...
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18" Aluminum, five-spoke, flangeless
200 Watt, 8 speaker Monsoon sys
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Borla Custom Exhaust
Dr. Speed Cold Air Intake

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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (MadBill)

Postby Smokin' Rubber » Tue Aug 10, 2004 5:25 pm

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Guess it would be pretty tough to strip a Vibe down that light without a cutting torch...

Hehe very true MB altho I think I could seriously reduce the weight of our car.... altho I have to say the inside wouldn't be very pretty lol

Only things left in the car would be the driver seat, steering column with gauges, and the air bags on the driver side (as well as all the other necessary stuff but without the pretty molding and dash type covings) so it would look rather.... bare.... inside hehe but at least it would be alot lighter


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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Smokin' Rubber)

Postby wicked1981 » Thu Aug 12, 2004 12:26 pm

You still coming up Faultline?
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3.9L V-6 240hp and 241 lb-ft or torque
18" Aluminum, five-spoke, flangeless
200 Watt, 8 speaker Monsoon sys
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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (wicked1981)

Postby Faultline » Fri Aug 13, 2004 1:59 am

Quote, originally posted by wicked1981 »
You still coming up Faultline?

MY apologies. I cant make it tonight. ....lnext time.

pics 10/2/05 http://photobucket.com/albums/a386/Faultline05/

2003 Base Vibe, frosty color,moon n' tunes package
mods: Eibach sportline lowering springs,17"centerline forged wheels -silver excels -Goodyear Eagle F1 tires 225/50/17's-ACT HD clutch,2.5" exhaust,ES motormount inserts,up graded to 6 spd transmission
Stafford Fabrication turbo kit: Garrett T3 turbo, FMIC ,SF BOV. ,Alcohol/water injection,and SF centerfeed fuel rail


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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Faultline)

Postby wicked1981 » Fri Aug 13, 2004 2:07 am

No prob. I e-mailed you. Cant make it either. Maybe next time Psychobroker can join us.
2006 Pontiac G6 GTP
3.9L V-6 240hp and 241 lb-ft or torque
18" Aluminum, five-spoke, flangeless
200 Watt, 8 speaker Monsoon sys
Chrome dual exhaust tips
Liquid Silver Metallic
Borla Custom Exhaust
Dr. Speed Cold Air Intake

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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Faultline)

Postby Dezz1 » Sat Aug 14, 2004 2:52 pm

You Honda Killer You. lol. Here in NC, I have been to the tracks several times and still have not ran against anyone. Most of them boys up there are running V-8's, and I'm no fool. However, there is one V-8 cat I believe I can get if I can get off the line quick enough and not mismanage my second and third gear. He does not drive too well. Maybe I can earn my first V-8 track stripe on him. If I can do this, those V-8 boys would not have anything but respect for my ride. Any suggestions?
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Re: Friday night drags at LACR (Dezz1)

Postby wicked1981 » Sun Aug 15, 2004 2:12 am

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You Honda Killer You. lol. Here in NC, I have been to the tracks several times and still have not ran against anyone. Most of them boys up there are running V-8's, and I'm no fool.

Here they have 5 lanes 2 for imports, 2 for domestics and 1 for highly moded cars/bikes. You always run against someone. Even though I have domestic I would get my a** handed to me racing domestics since there is Camaros, Mustangs, Trans Ams and so on so I go to the imports line to race hondas and other slower cars. Last time I went the guy that is in charge of the lines (he picks the next pair to go to the line) looks at me and comes to my window (I was on domestics cause line was shorter and was racing my bros grand prix) and says hey man you are on the wrong line!!!! You need to be on the other line this is for domestics. I dont think he knew it was a Pontiac maybe he thought it was a Hoda Si or something else.

2006 Pontiac G6 GTP
3.9L V-6 240hp and 241 lb-ft or torque
18" Aluminum, five-spoke, flangeless
200 Watt, 8 speaker Monsoon sys
Chrome dual exhaust tips
Liquid Silver Metallic
Borla Custom Exhaust
Dr. Speed Cold Air Intake


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