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bigray 12-19-2009 11:35 PM

BURN OUT IN A DRAGSTER
 
This question is just because i dont know ?? when you do a burn out in a dragster with a power glide,is it done in 1st gear or high gear ? i would surely Bet High gear,,but sometimes you just gotta ask..

johnracer 12-20-2009 03:50 AM

When I had my FED, I did'em in high. In fact, I've done high gear only burnouts in every racecar I've owned.....from an 11 second doorcar to my current 8 second Vette roadster. IMO, most cars that run 12 seconds or quicker could do high gear burnouts......
Johnny

THERATTLER 12-20-2009 05:16 AM

high gear only , never start it in low and then shift , asking for trouble,,I always roll through the water and hit it while car is still rolling , :D

shawnp 12-20-2009 05:46 AM

Make sure you got a good wet tire, stick it in high gear and have it 8)

slowmotion 12-20-2009 06:21 AM

High gear in the altered.

bigray 12-20-2009 08:27 AM

thanks for the info.i was pretty sure it was high gear.and to never shift.in the burn out.but man do i see alot of racers do it.but everybody has there own way.

shawnp 12-20-2009 05:00 PM

Sometimes a guy that does not use a 3-step that feathers thru a burn out sounds like they are shifting in the water as they snap the throttle to get the tire spinning and then come down to their burnout RPM.

3dracing 12-21-2009 08:11 AM

High gear a 6000 chip and let it eat.

hammertime 12-21-2009 08:23 AM

high gear for sure a 3 step is the best way IMO hoosiers 6200 goodyears 6500


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