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60 foot times with more weight

Postby oldhead » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:04 am

My friends car goes 1.18 in 60 weighting 2800, How am I doing with 1.30 at 3575# :D :D :D :D Oldhead
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Re: 60 foot times with more weight

Postby RCJ » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:00 pm

Well if you you're racing to the 60 foot mark,I'm putting $5 on your friend.
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Re: 60 foot times with more weight

Postby PackardV8 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:11 pm

Generally, 60' is chassis, tires, gears, flywheel/stall and lowest weight. MPH is highest horsepower/lowest CD and ET is best combination of all the above.
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Re: 60 foot times with more weight

Postby Olefud » Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:32 pm

PackardV8 wrote:Generally, 60' is chassis, tires, gears, flywheel/stall and lowest weight. MPH is highest horsepower/lowest CD and ET is best combination of all the above.


Maybe CoG, both height and fore-aft, too.
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Re: 60 foot times with more weight

Postby Jeff Lee » Wed May 24, 2017 3:57 pm

Food for thought:
More important than 60’ is the 330’. Because in that length of time, you should have made a gear change. You will find some quick 60’ cars that are slower to 330’ than a slow 60’ car.
First couple of things to look at would be tire design and transmission splits.
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