Need your best opinion - CamaroZ28.Com Message Board

Go Back   CamaroZ28.Com Message Board > Motorsport Discussion > Drag Racing Technique

Reply Post New Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-21-2013, 02:57 AM   #1
Registered User
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 1
Need your best opinion

Alright I understand everyone wants a "wheelstand!" And I understand that's not what you want coming off the line. But as of right now we're trying to get my car out there and advertised. And no one wants to see a picture coming off the line like a 4cylinder... They wanna see the tires in the air. So my question is I have a 94 Z28 LT1. The car is built up well into the 600's, has 3:91's, 2800 stall, Edlebrock front struts and all other suspention is stock. What can I do to put it in the air a good 6-8inches?
Superman94 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2013, 05:10 PM   #2
Registered User
Steve69SS396's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Modesto, CA
Posts: 115
Re: Need your best opinion

Horsepower means nothing if it doesn't hook. What ET and MPH does the car run? It would be helful if you post a timeslip with all the incrementals: 60 foot, 330, 1/8, 1,000 foot, etc.

Click the image to open in full size.
'69 Camaro - 427 SBC Dart 9.325" block, Cola crank, Lunati 6" Pro Mod rods, JE pistons (13.8:1), Total Seal rings, AFR 245 heads, T&D steel shaft rockers, 4-7 swap solid roller 274/286 @ .050" with .704" lift, Dart single plane, 1050 cfm Dominator, NOS big shot
Steve69SS396 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2013, 09:00 AM   #3
Registered User
kazman's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Fort Myers Florida
Posts: 1,326
Re: Need your best opinion

+1 on getting the car to hook. Slicks and supension. Sub frame connectors, lower control arm relocation brackets, Wolf rear sway bar, 8 point roll bar. This will tie the car together. IMO the car will need to leave harder than what the 2800 stall will allow. Converting to a t350 or t400 with a trans brake may be required.
1995 Pontiac Formula
383LT1 T400 12Bolt Moser
kazman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2013, 06:45 AM   #4
Registered User
bubba4's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 130
Re: Need your best opinion

I agree with Steve and Kazman , I'll add a -2.5 deg. pinion angle and the right shocks really helps too.
BBR -Drive It Like You Stole It!
95 Z28 -383LT1/TH400 w/brake/9"+3.89's/NOS Big Shot system/1.31 60ft-10.07@133.22
bubba4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2013, 01:42 PM   #5
Super Moderator
JakeRobb's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Okemos, MI
Posts: 9,013
Re: Need your best opinion

Any front weight reduction you can manage will also help.
2002 NBM Camaro Z28 M6 - best ET 13.21, best MPH 108.9, best 60' 2.14 - 325hp/343tq - Lid, Corsa, SixSpeedsInc T56, Pro 5.0 w/ short stick, McLeod RST + ACT forged steel flywheel, STB, SFC, 17x9 wheels
1987 Buick Grand National - 13.66@101.5 on old build - 355hp/424tq @ 20psi - FAST XFI, WB02 with full-time closed-loop operation, Precision 58mm + wastegate, too much to list
JakeRobb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2013, 08:03 PM   #6
Registered User
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Southern California
Posts: 552
Re: Need your best opinion

You have a PM. Apparently, I am not cleared to attach pictures. Basically, you need more gear and more converter.

Last edited by cnorton; 06-12-2013 at 08:05 PM. Reason: emphasis added
cnorton is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2013, 05:00 PM   #7
Super Moderator
Injuneer's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 1998
Location: Hell was full so they sent me to NJ
Posts: 43,527
Re: Need your best opinion

Originally Posted by cnorton View Post
You have a PM. Apparently, I am not cleared to attach pictures. Basically, you need more gear and more converter.
You can only include pictures by entering the IP address for where they are located on the internet. You cannot attach the actual photo directly to a post. No one can.

But.... CZ28 provides you with the ability to add an album to your profile, upload the photos there, and then you can link them.

How to upload and post pictures / images here on CamaroZ28.Com!

94 Formula A3+1: 381ci all-forged stroker - Callies Stealth, Oliver 5.85 billet rods, BME nitrous pistons / CNC LT4 heads / Comp Cams custom solid roller / TH400 + GearVendors OD / Strange 12-bolt - 4.11's / 300-shot N2O / Spohn suspension / 6-pt roll bar with integrated SFC's / AutoMeter instrumentation / MoTeC M48Pro engine management system / a few other odds 'n ends. 800HP/800LB-FT at the flywheel.
Injuneer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2013, 09:36 PM   #8
Registered User
Mr99SS's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: south carolina
Posts: 264
Re: Need your best opinion

steve u got cowl tracs they will make it wheel stand or just tote tires. Ive driven my brother BB vega wheel stands aren't fun ... u cant see if ur going to the guardrail or straight. best 60ft I got was a 1.32 with the back tires.

there is a huge diff in wheel stand an toting the tires btw
99 SS vert M6 slp#0405 21k miles 13.21 no tune
99 z28 cam only hard top mystic teal metallic a4
06 TBSS 2wd 13.55 89 TTA#299 89 TTA#1397 built
87 GN Small turbo small motor big torque

Last edited by Mr99SS; 09-26-2013 at 09:38 PM.
Mr99SS is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply Post New Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lt1 Header Opinions Ks0209 LT1 Based Engine Tech 10 10-01-2015 08:32 AM
2002 Z28 code sets drt LS1 Based Engine Tech 6 09-27-2015 05:39 PM
Tuning Question SEOJustin Computer Diagnostics and Tuning 5 09-24-2015 05:39 PM
holy mother of broken jackpawt883 LT1 Based Engine Tech 8 07-31-2015 09:15 AM
Track Gear Ratio birdblack Drivetrain 2 07-08-2015 08:23 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:23 AM.


Copyright © 1996-2013 CamaroZ28.Com. All rights reserved.