Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Looking for dragster set up help

  1. #1
    Junior Member APPRENTICE
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Gainesville, VA

    Looking for dragster set up help

    Have a 235 swing arm. 34.5 x 17x16 good years and 4:30 gear. Motor is a 588 on alcohol with glide. 5700 converter and starting line enhancer. Questions I have

    Tire pressure
    Launch rpm
    Shift rpm

    Have lost my way a but in the heat this summer , all opinions welcome


  2. #2
    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    I would start at 5.5. You may end up around 5.25. Launch 4200-4600. Start at 7000 rpm on the shift. Without knowing much on cam and heads I would say that 7000 should be a safe starting point. I would ditch that converter and look for something in the 6400-6600 range. 5700 is a tight set up.
    Thank you to all our sponsors:

    Racetech Race Cars
    V's House of Horse Power
    Intensity Race Products
    Vickers Transmissions
    Abruzzi Converters
    J&J Engine Diapers

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Copyright © 2005-2016 All Rights Reserved.

Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Classifieds Disclaimer, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy