Is This Et Slow For My Mph?

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  1. Auto Reverse

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    Can you guys give it to me straight and tell me if this ET is slow for my MPH? I'm running on MT ET Streets and/or Nitto NT05's. This run was with a 125 shot. Also, I have adjustable shocks and struts. When drag racing how should I set them up? Stiff or loose on certain wheels? I'm a newb at this and I just want to be as competitive as possible? I know this slip is old but the car is unchanged and I'm getting back into the hobby. Thanks for the help.

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  2. Sharad

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    Is it automatic or manual?

    With that kind of hp, you shouldn't have much trouble dropping the 60-foot down to ~1.50 which would put you around 11.30 @ 120.
  3. Auto Reverse

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    Manual. TKO-600. Any insight on setting up the adjustable suspension? I also want to mention I'm no running on sleeks or anything, just street trim. I've also read that when running on drag radials you don't necessarily need to do a huge burnout and launch at 4000 RPM. Is learning the sweet spot to launch by getting superior clutch and accelerator pedal action more beneficial?

    I've been called out by a lot of new Coyote 5.0's and I want to run them N/A. I've driven several friends new 5.0's, and while they're fast, it's a different feel. Hard to explain.
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    It seems pretty spot on. Work on that 60 foot and it will be a screamer.
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    Running quick ETs with a manual trans takes lots of practice finding the "sweet spot", as you called it. Bringing up the rpms, slipping the clutch just right, and banging those powershifts!
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    With a 120mph trap speed you should be able to run an 11.1.
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    11.1...I'd be more than thrilled with that!

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