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Launching my car . . . H3LP M3

Discussion in 'Racing and Driving Techniques' started by Cashizslick, May 6, 2004.

  1. Cashizslick

    Cashizslick !i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!

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    ok, how exactly are you supposed to launch a FWD car? Everytime i launch ,its like at 3.5k and i peel out. . . . if i launch at 3 i bog down. You guyz got any tips for me or anyting?
     
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    turboB20hatch Senior Member

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    launch at 3.5 and let it peel out until ur wheels grab and get traction and ta da you just launched
     
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    90crxb18 Senior Member

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    ya, its not goona feel right at first but do as he said. launch at about 3.5 the tires are gonna start to spin and the revs will go up, but as soon as they grab the revs will come back down and you can rev it to where you normally shift to 2nd.
     
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    Havok Senior Member

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    In any car, you can't just dump the clutch and do massive burnouts...Feather the clutch, see when you get best traction without excessive wheelspin...Chirp the tires, don't let them start rotating and smokin', y0!
     
  5. 94RedSiGal

    94RedSiGal Senior Member

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    Practice, practice, practice... don't be heavyfooted about it either. You just have to feel for that right balance of gas and clutch pedal.
     
  6. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    press the clutch
    press the throttle
    rev to 8500 rpm
    remove foot from clutch as fast as possible
     
  7. 94RedSiGal

    94RedSiGal Senior Member

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    *note to self... always go to E for the best advice*



    B)
     
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    ahedau Senior Member

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    are these burnout or launch instructions? :ph34r:
     
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    you dont need to go to 8500 rpm just to do a burnout
     
  10. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    its fun though.

    and E should mention not all civics/tegs have that capability either. :p
     
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