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 Post subject: air pressure for polyglas tires at the track
PostPosted: Sat Oct 23, 2010 8:28 am 
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Hey guys,what does everyone run for air pressure,front and rear ? How long of a burnout do you usually do? I am no stranger to drag racing,I am just used to slicks.
Thanks in advance!

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 Post subject: Re: air pressure for polyglas tires at the track
PostPosted: Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:57 am 
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I run 23 to 25 psi in the rear and 45 psi in the front. I would start there

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 Post subject: Re: air pressure for polyglas tires at the track
PostPosted: Sat Oct 23, 2010 12:14 pm 
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For the burnout, get some good white smoke that would make John Force proud! :runaway sometimes I over do that part :roll

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1969 Dodge Super Bee 440 Six Pack 12.48 at 109
1969 Dodge Dart Swinger 500'' Indy 9.75 at 139
1968 Plymouth GTX J code 426 Hemi 4 speed
1964 Dodge Polara 500 Golden Anniversary 383
1963 Dodge Polara 426 Ramcharger Stage II 10.94 at 126


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 Post subject: Re: air pressure for polyglas tires at the track
PostPosted: Sat Oct 23, 2010 12:54 pm 
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Shawn wrote:
I run 23 to 25 psi in the rear and 45 psi in the front. I would start there


Thanks Shawn

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12.57 @ 110.6 MPH,2.03 60 ft. (on Goodyear Polyglas)


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 Post subject: Re: air pressure for polyglas tires at the track
PostPosted: Sat Oct 23, 2010 1:24 pm 
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Chris, welcome to the board and the SuperCar Series. Shawns is right on the money :bow , 23lbs. to 25lbs., some cars like less and some like a little more. We will give you some more pointers on Sunday at LVD. See you tomorrow...

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70 RoadRunner 440+6 Auto 11.21 @ 124MPH 1.72 60' S/A

70 RoadRunner Hemi Auto 12.39 @ 113MPH 1.90 60' S/A

71 GTX 440+6 Auto 11.35 @ 123MPH 1.79 60' S/A

71 RoadRunner 440+6 4Spd 13.61 @ 101MPH 1.99 60' P/S

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 Post subject: Re: air pressure for polyglas tires at the track
PostPosted: Sat Oct 23, 2010 5:12 pm 
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chris, welcome aboard......good to see more chevys!

tell us about your car!

re; tire pressure...the guys are right on....but it does seem the stick cars like more......what do you have?

start there and work down till its good

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 Post subject: Re: air pressure for polyglas tires at the track
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Chris, welcome to the show!! I to run a CHEVELLE but, have a stick car and tend to run alittle less...... See me tomorrow and we can talk.

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