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Re: Draggin



On Wed, 24 Sep 1997, Cory Erickson wrote:

> 
> 
> > I speed shifter into second on both runs.  
> > 
> > Speed Shift--disengage the clutch petal in with left foot while keeping the
> > right foot completely depressed on the accelerator pedal and quickly
> > shifting to the next sequential gear.  If done correctly, the motor will
> > never got over 6000rpm with at 5500rpm shift.
> > 
> Why only 5500? I hit the rev limiter all the time in the Pinto (6250) with
> an automatic (damn slipping trans) ;) Life begins at 5500 rpm :):):)
> 

Cuz there isn't any power up there on a stock motor.  And bouncin off the
rev limiter jus slows you down.

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Scott
->71 Pinto stonestock 2.3 EFI Turbo T5, 13.67@99 on generic radials
->86 Escort..12.06@57 1/8th mile:) ..but gets me where I gotta
go..sometimes<----turbo soon to come.Stay tuned for details
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