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cougars first trip to the track!

Reply #15
The MPH is there for high 10's.  Hope you have good luck getting it hooked!

cougars first trip to the track!

Reply #16
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the contact patch was only like 6.5"

Play with the tire pressure in BOTH directions.......My M&H's on the rims they are on give a better patch at 25 PSI then they do at 20.
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Reply #18
I put the tire pressure @ 13 cold it goes up to 15 hot,, that seems to be working. I did a NOS pass on the street and left some black marks then went back to measure the tread and it was over 9"(full tread). Before it was loosing traction so bad it didnt even leave any black marks.

 
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You need to upload a video on the computer and then put the link in the thread so we all can see it

 I have dial up I cant watch any video:hick:  It didnt pull a wheel or anything just spanked a orange mustang. I can try tho..


1987 cougar XR7 347 stroker FRP BOSS block 328rwhp 10.89 1/4mile @126mph ..so far..

2005 F150 5.4 vortec supercharged @15psi water methenol injected 450rwhp 14.0@98mph on 22's

cougars first trip to the track!

Reply #19
Went to the track yesterday, unfortunatly, I had no NOS so it was all motor passes, dissapointing. BUT,,,on motor I got a 1.713 60ft wich beats my best NOS 60ft from last week a 1.723 a very small victory..

 Oh well, tomorrow is the first day of summer so I have plenty of time  to beat up on my car. Ill post video when its worth the time to upload!


1987 cougar XR7 347 stroker FRP BOSS block 328rwhp 10.89 1/4mile @126mph ..so far..

2005 F150 5.4 vortec supercharged @15psi water methenol injected 450rwhp 14.0@98mph on 22's

cougars first trip to the track!

Reply #20
Come on, what did you run? Anything under 15 seconds is okay here.
Quote from: jcassity
I honestly dont think you could exceed the cost of a new car buy installing new *stock* parts everywhere in your coug our tbird. Its just plain impossible. You could revamp the entire drivetrain/engine/suspenstion and still come out ahead.
Hooligans! 
1988 Crown Vic wagon. 120K California car. Wifes grocery getter. (junked)
1987 Ford Thunderbird LX. 5.0. s.o., sn-95 t-5 and an f-150 clutch. Driven daily and going strong.
1986 cougar.
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cougars first trip to the track!

Reply #21
lol! I tow with a 14.0 truck!:D  It still ran a 12.4 1/4 mile @ 108mph. Without nos 3rd gear on the AOD drops off bad. Man it feels like a terd after running 11s:mad:. I still have a 3.73 gear, Im thinking about putting in a 4.10


1987 cougar XR7 347 stroker FRP BOSS block 328rwhp 10.89 1/4mile @126mph ..so far..

2005 F150 5.4 vortec supercharged @15psi water methenol injected 450rwhp 14.0@98mph on 22's

cougars first trip to the track!

Reply #22
I would do some math and figure out where you would tack out in 3rd, and gear accordingly. Looking at how you tow the car, I'm guessing it does not get alot of freeway? Whats your redline, and how much beef does the tranny have to handle it?
Quote from: jcassity
I honestly dont think you could exceed the cost of a new car buy installing new *stock* parts everywhere in your coug our tbird. Its just plain impossible. You could revamp the entire drivetrain/engine/suspenstion and still come out ahead.
Hooligans! 
1988 Crown Vic wagon. 120K California car. Wifes grocery getter. (junked)
1987 Ford Thunderbird LX. 5.0. s.o., sn-95 t-5 and an f-150 clutch. Driven daily and going strong.
1986 cougar.
lilsammywasapunkrocker@yahoo.com

cougars first trip to the track!

Reply #23
I have to tow the car to the track, the closest track to me is an hour away. Its set to shift @ 6000 but it shifts into 3rd around 3000, what I really need to do is manualy shift,, I need a manual valve body,  I dont have time to shuffle.  I have all the stock gauges in the car still cuz I wanted to keep it clean but the digital tack just tops out and flashes off.
  My trans has a truck gear ratio(before it would tack out 3rd gear before the 1/4 mile), 4r70w internals, B&Ms best rebuild kit, and a non locking converter.


1987 cougar XR7 347 stroker FRP BOSS block 328rwhp 10.89 1/4mile @126mph ..so far..

2005 F150 5.4 vortec supercharged @15psi water methenol injected 450rwhp 14.0@98mph on 22's

 

cougars first trip to the track!

Reply #24
I have heard that stock tachs are not very accurate. I think you need some type of tach. The stock digi tach I know is way off. I need to go to a track one of these days. Just to see what my car with run stockish.
Quote from: jcassity
I honestly dont think you could exceed the cost of a new car buy installing new *stock* parts everywhere in your coug our tbird. Its just plain impossible. You could revamp the entire drivetrain/engine/suspenstion and still come out ahead.
Hooligans! 
1988 Crown Vic wagon. 120K California car. Wifes grocery getter. (junked)
1987 Ford Thunderbird LX. 5.0. s.o., sn-95 t-5 and an f-150 clutch. Driven daily and going strong.
1986 cougar.
lilsammywasapunkrocker@yahoo.com