Spirit at the track

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jory543
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Spirit at the track

Postby jory543 » Tue Sep 09, 2008 3:37 pm

I brought my Spirit to the track earlier this summer on a test & tune day and got some nice runs in. It wasn't packed at all because they called for rain in the afternoon, but all morning I got to rip it up. The night before I went I changed the oil and put the rear tires on the front even though they were nearly bald. I aired them down to 30psi when I got to the track, 20psi would have been better though. The first run I got like a 15.3, on the second run a shifter cable clip popped off and I missed third and coasted through. So I fixed it with a couple zip ties and kept going. I was up against Mustangs and Camaros and I kept right up with them. One guy in a Monte carlo pace car refused to run against me. People were asking me what I had done to it, telling me that it's fast for a Dodge Spirit. I had to hit fourth right before I went through the traps, if I was able to rev it higher then I would have only needed the first three gears. My best run was a 14.996 at 90, not bad at all for a N/A 12V V6 with a stock tune. I was lined up against a black Camaro on this run
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That was the first and only time I got it to the track, I wanted to upgrade the exhaust and give it more fuel but since it got wrecked those plans are no more. I hit my 14 second goal though :D Race weight was around 2800, I put it on the scales at the junkyard on the way home. I want to make my laser have enough power to run 13's, that's fast enough for a streetable daily driver maybe and the 2.2 turbo definitely has the potential for more.


EDIT: could a mod move this to the drag racing section?

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Re: Spirit at the track

Postby hockeystyx16 » Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:38 pm

wow 14.9 thats amazing. definitely cant see a spirit being that fast. even more amazing with that 60 foot

im tempted to drag ass up to milan dragway tomorrow for a TNT to see what my beat pile runs, im not sure if i want to embarrass myself with a 15 second car at a TNT
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Re: Spirit at the track

Postby PILL » Tue Sep 09, 2008 10:04 pm

I wonder what my Wrangler would run? It certainly feels fast :lol:

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Re: Spirit at the track

Postby Bawked » Wed Sep 10, 2008 5:53 am

be interesting to see what my 2 could run...... prolly in the 15s. Corners are where it excels.
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Re: Spirit at the track

Postby Brass » Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:59 pm

Pretty good numbers tho, man.
Wonder how my X-Runner would do. It gets 60mph in 6.8. :mrgreen: :shock:
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