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Yeah, I was thinking about Cheater slicks? I think they might let it spin a bit... Not real sure though.....

Like I said, I need to critique my "2nd gear burn out" (I.e. Learn how to )



and yes, you guys were right, The cost is probably going to be upwards of $3,000....but hey... at least they're doing it the right way.


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Good... Definitely don't want a half-a$$ job!


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Might be a good couple weeks to go to the strip when I'm at home.


I'm not really doing well with this last break up... you know. Two years spent with someone just falling on it's face...



But anyways... yeah

In a few Mustang Mags, I saw they dropped the pressure in the rear tires to around 17 psi... I've always heard thats worse. It's harder on the beads and I think makes you fight harder for traction.

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your next mod should be line locks man i tell ya i was just like you i couldn't pull a good burnout for crap now holy @@@@@ lol best 140 bucks ive spent in a long time and +1 with stl look into m&h tire or mickey thompson you want the tires to spin a little otherwise you'll rip out your axle/tranny guts if not beefed up me personally i run 275/40/17 mt et streets which are dr's at around 16 psi and pull 1.8 60' all day long and thats n/a with 3.90's


by the way that exhaust is going to be unruley loud lol i ran shortys with an offroad-h and loudmouths huh huh yea wow i could set off every car alarm in a parking garage if i gave it a lil gas ( not that ive done it lol ) but im guessing you have stock gears ? your going to want to launch pretty high so it doesnt bog but that you'll just have to figure out yourself as every car/track/settings are diffrent for me the best i found i've had so far was at about 3500 ( somewhere in that area anyway )

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Well guys, Im back in the States now and just picked her up yesterday.... My god, they did a good job on the car!


The final price for the whole fix was $2,047.72. The only thing they had to buy was bumper brackets and plastic screws for the fender liners.


Check out the pics!






Don't worry guys, me and that Challenger SRT8 already tangled on the highway from a 40 MPH roll.... We had the battery off his car, so the Challenger had the "Arrow" light on the gauge... I guess it re-learns everything and runs like ****.



Was a long day though.... 16 hours on two planes, 3 hours at the hospital (I'm an uncle now), 3 hours at the body shop and 6 hours in the garage to put my Bassani race axle backs (LOTS BETTER then the Flowmasters, no rasp, video coming shortly) and a Magnaflow cat-back on the Challenger.
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Oh yeah... that Unruly Challenger:
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The final price for the whole fix was $2,047.72. The only thing they had to buy was bumper brackets and plastic screws for the fender liners.

Actually, thats not including the $800 dollars worth of OEM stuff / Cervini hood. :nogrinner

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Congrats on getting the car back. It looks alot better then the first pics you posted.


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Yeah, I thought she cleaned up pretty good. The scoops make the blower a lot louder.

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Looks very nice. Glad it's back on the road!

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