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Old 11-26-2006, 07:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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HOw do you launch the SS (the best way)

I would really like some feedback on this please.
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Old 11-26-2006, 07:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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my best way is to just feather the clutch and dont rev it above 4000 at the most and i use the clutch a little to get off the line i mean its under warranty so....
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Old 11-26-2006, 10:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
 
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If you can keep the rpms even, (its hard to with such a light pedal) I bring it up to 2k and when i let out on the clutch, ease into the gas almost as evenly as i let off the clutch. no wheel hop, and it doesnt bog bad at all. It works a little easier if you rest your foot against the (what I call bell-housing tunnell) and pivot your foot against the outsole of your shoe to ease on the gas. just my 2 cents though.
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If you can keep the rpms even, (its hard to with such a light pedal) I bring it up to 2k and when i let out on the clutch, ease into the gas almost as evenly as i let off the clutch. no wheel hop, and it doesnt bog bad at all. It works a little easier if you rest your foot against the (what I call bell-housing tunnell) and pivot your foot against the outsole of your shoe to ease on the gas. just my 2 cents though.
Thx for the feed back I'm still working on the best way to get a better time.
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Old 11-28-2006, 02:34 AM   #5 (permalink)
 
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Help him out guys, he sux.
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Old 11-28-2006, 02:56 AM   #6 (permalink)
 
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oh yeah, his car is also slow.......J/K Eddie. He's actually pretty quick. Just feather it. Different cars need to be launched differently and at different RPMs but all need to be feathered. The purpo se of feathering is to control your launch so you dont break tread. Just practice on your own and you will eventually learn it to where you can do it without looking at your RPMs. Launch at the lowest RPMs possible w/o bogging the car then feather it. Learn it cuz you'll need it next time we run.
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