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post #31 of 36 Old 5th June 2009, 09:34 PM
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Good info here Thanks.

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Love this thread. Bumping it so I can go back for reference.

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...Except at this point folks are "launching" 20 year old cars. Maybe give 'em a break at this point?

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...Except at this point folks are "launching" 20 year old cars. Maybe give 'em a break at this point?
Nothing wrong with launching a car that was built to last. Don't be scared.

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During my time on drag track @ Timmayfest 2014, I have learned that if you keep around 1000-1200 rpm before launching, and depending on what tires you have, I was able to achieve 13.7 @ 107 mph which it was pretty for a stock M5 compared to most people with their M5 that day.

Like everyone said, you have to know how to balance power and traction to achieve the best results.

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the car significantly feels better in how it applies power to hook up once I did the poly subframe and solid unicorn front diff mount upgrades. i learned my lesson and dont plan any more launching until i get a new south bend clutch, its my dd.
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