Drag Racing the way it should be.

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Drag Racing the way it should be.

Postby Bill B » Tue Jun 05, 2007 3:22 pm

I happened to come across a link to a drag racing association that you guys would like. It only allows stick shift cars with no automatics, delay boxes. It is getting back to racing the way it was meant to be. Here is the link if interested in looking at the website. http://www.umtrdragrace.com/

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Postby Johnf514 » Tue Jun 05, 2007 3:30 pm

Thanks Bill. We'll check it out. 8)
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Postby eaglecatcher » Tue Jun 05, 2007 6:22 pm

whats a delay box?
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Postby dgstinner » Tue Jun 05, 2007 7:00 pm

From http://www.staginglight.com/guide/delay.html
The "box", as it is usually called, is an electronic device to aid the driver. The driver can 'dial' a number into the box, called the delay. Usually used in conjunction with a transmission brake and two-step, the driver can hold down a button mounted on his steering wheel, activating the transbrake and two step, and then let go of the button the instant he sees the "first flash" of amber from the first bulb. The delay box will then count the thousandths of a second dictated by the driver, and then release the transbrake and two-step.

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Postby eaglecatcher » Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:21 am

thats cheap shit right there. Thats not even drag racing, its "lets see who can program our computers the best"

WIth that, all you have to do is mash the gas pedal and not even time your launch
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Postby Nychold » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:13 am

That's not cheap at all. Drag racing is never nor has it ever been about which driver is the best. That's NASCAR. Drag Racing is all about which car is the best. Period.

I mean, after all, that's all a tune is today...programming a computer. To say they can't have a computer to help control the launch would be like saying they can't have a computer to control the boost, or the injectors, or whatever.

Just my opinion. ;)
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Postby comingbackdown » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:30 am

Nychold wrote:That's not cheap at all. Drag racing is never nor has it ever been about which driver is the best. That's NASCAR. Drag Racing is all about which car is the best. Period.

I mean, after all, that's all a tune is today...programming a computer. To say they can't have a computer to help control the launch would be like saying they can't have a computer to control the boost, or the injectors, or whatever.

Just my opinion. ;)


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(I do kinda prefer racing where being the better driver matters though. Even though drag racing is cool... I'd think NASCAR would be more fun.)

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Postby Nychold » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:46 am

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:lol:

I like all forms of racing, even though I'll admit NASCAR's at the bottom of the list and Drag Racing's at the top. I guess I like the cars more than the drivers. :P
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Postby comingbackdown » Wed Jun 06, 2007 1:35 pm

Nychold wrote:Image

:lol:

I like all forms of racing, even though I'll admit NASCAR's at the bottom of the list and Drag Racing's at the top. I guess I like the cars more than the drivers. :P


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Postby dklkse » Wed Jun 06, 2007 1:49 pm

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Postby Nychold » Wed Jun 06, 2007 1:52 pm

^^ :lol:

I swear, I need to raid your bookmarks or something, cuz the pictures you post are the greatest. :D :D
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